Dr. Véchot is an associate professor in the chemical engineering program at Texas A&M University at Qatar. He has focused his researches on exothermic reaction hazards and runaway reactions, pressure relief design applications for reactive systems, accidental releases of hazardous chemicals, and combustible dust explosion and assessments.
Dr. Véchot is also the chairman of the Qatar Process Safety Symposium (QPSS) organizing committee. Under his leadership, the MKOPSC has built a consortium of local industries to financially support and steer the research activities in Process Safety at Texas A&M University at Qatar.
Dr. Véchot started his academic career in 2010, joining TAMUQ and leading the Process Safety research and teaching activities. He has accumulated experience in process safety-related research over the last 13 years. Prior to joining TAMUQ, Dr. Véchot was part of the Fire and Process Safety Unit of the Health & Safety Laboratory in Buxton (United Kingdom), where he held the positions of Process Safety Engineer.
Dr. Véchot obtained his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne, France, in 2006.