Dennis K. Williams, PhD., PE
Senior Vice President | Chief Technical Officer
Dr. Williams brings more than 38 years of experience in the design, analysis, fabrication, and failure analysis of pressure vessels and piping utilized in the power, petro-chemical, and process industries. His formal education and training in the applied mechanics of plates and shells is exemplified in over 75 peer reviewed publications and international conference proceedings. Dr. Williams is an ASME Fellow and has served multiple terms as an Associate Editor of the ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology and has been an active member of the Pressure Vessels and Piping Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for over 30 years. Dr. Williams has served as the Chairman of the Design and Analysis Technical Committee, Chairman of the Honors Committee, and as a member of the Executive Committee of the ASME PVP Division. During his career, Dr. Williams was previously associated with the Babcock and Wilcox Company, General Electric (in the Navy Nuclear Program), NuScale Power, Allegheny Ludlum Industries, and Sharoden Engineering Consultants, P.A. In addition, he has consulted with major international corporations including the Union Carbide Corporation (Dow Chemical), Syncrude, Suncor, Colt Engineering (Worley Parsons), and a host of North American electric utilities and petro-chemical owners.