Gary Sawyer, P.E., has over 30 years of experience in the chemical industry, most of which has been supporting business and R&D decision analysis with process design, economic evaluations, and competitive technology assessments. He was employed by Lyondell Chemical (formerly ARCO Chemical), and by Union Carbide prior to that. He is now a consultant practicing as Process Evaluations LLC. He holds a B.S. and M.S. degree in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and serves as an Industrial Consultant for the University of Pennsylvania.