April 23, 2018 CE – Mass Transfer

Continuing Education – Evening Lecture
High-gravity (“Higee”) Rotating Contactors for Gas-liquid Mass Transfer – an applied review of progress

Presenter: Steve Galante, Engineering Director

Monday April 23, 2018
5:15pm-5:30pm – Brief Networking & Dinner
5:30pm-6:15pm – PDH Lecture
6:15pm-6:30pm – Q&A Session

PDH Credit: 1 credit

3rd Floor Main Conference Room
Two Ash St. Suite 3000
Three Tower Bridge, Jacobs Engineering
Conshohocken, PA 19428

$30 Members
$35 Non-members & Guests
$15 Students
$15 WEBEX option– Please select from Drop down menu and Laura-Ann Chin (lchin@geieng.com) will be in contact with follow up webex info.

Dinner will be provided with registration for live attendance.


Steve Galante is Engineering Director for Arkema and works in thiochemicals, a field in which the company is a world leader manufacturing chemicals used as/in

  • Precursors of agrochemicals including an amino acid for animal feeds,
  • Chain transfer agents  (molecular weight regulation) in polymerization processes
  • Odorization of natural gas for safe usage
  • Pharmaceutical and personal care products

Steve is currently directing technical definition on a major capital project for Arkema.  He has worked for about 20 years in process technology roles in the specialty chemical, polymer and pharmaceutical ingredient industries,  driving growth and controlling costs through process / product development and optimization, process scale-up, capital projects, debottlenecking, acquisitions/mergers, safety and quality improvement.  He likes to build and improve processes, systems, teams and people. He thrives on making things work.  He has been fortunate to have opportunities to work at production sites in France, UK, India, China, and Japan, including an expatriate assignment in Europe.  He holds a Ph.D. in ChemE (Carnegie Mellon), a BS from U. Penn, and an MBA from Temple; and is available at srgalante4@gmail.com.


Please register no later than Monday April 23 at 5:15 PM. Cancellation requests received by the registration deadline will be fully refunded.

Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Laura-Ann Chin at lchin@geieng.com 520-275-4152 (Mobile).

If you arrive after 5.30pm and the main entrance doors are locked, please call or text:
Josh Popek (570-814-8833), or Laura-Ann Chin at 520-275-4152 (Email: Lchin@geieng.com)