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Greg McMillan

Greg McMillan

Gregory K. McMillan, CAP, is a retired Senior Fellow from Solutia/Monsanto where he worked in engineering technology on process control improvement. Greg was also an affiliate professor for Washington University in Saint Louis. Greg is an ISA Fellow and received the ISA Kermit Fischer Environmental Award for pH control in 1991, the Control magazine Engineer of the Year award for the process industry in 1994, was inducted into the Control magazine Process Automation Hall of Fame in 2001, was honored by InTech magazine in 2003 as one of the most influential innovators in automation, and received the ISA Life Achievement Award in 2010. Greg is the author of numerous books on process control, including Advances in Reactor Measurement and Control and Essentials of Modern Measurements and Final Elements in the Process Industry. Greg has been the monthly "Control Talk" columnist for Control magazine since 2002. Presently, Greg is a part time modeling and control consultant in Technology for Process Simulation for Emerson Automation Solutions specializing in the use of the digital twin for exploring new opportunities.

Recent Posts:

What is Your Wish List for Achievement and Recognition? Part 1

The following discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored...
Greg McMillan Oct 4, 2022 5:30:00 AM

What are the Biggest Mistakes You Have Seen? Part 5

The following discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored...
Greg McMillan Sep 2, 2022 5:30:00 AM

What are the Biggest Mistakes You Have Seen? Part 4

The following discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored...
Greg McMillan Aug 5, 2022 5:30:00 AM

What are the Biggest Mistakes You Have Seen? Part 3

The following discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored...
Greg McMillan Jul 1, 2022 5:30:00 AM

What are the Biggest Mistakes You Have Seen? Part 2

The following discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored...
Greg McMillan Jun 17, 2022 5:30:00 AM

What are the Biggest Mistakes You Have Seen? Part 1

The following discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored...
Greg McMillan May 10, 2022 5:30:00 AM

How Can We Improve Control Loops with Slow Signal Updates?

The following discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored...
Greg McMillan Apr 8, 2022 5:30:00 AM

How Can We Improve PID Control Loop Monitoring?

The following discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored...
Greg McMillan Mar 1, 2022 5:30:00 AM

What Can be Done to Increase Innovation in PID Control?

The following discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored...
Greg McMillan Feb 4, 2022 5:30:00 AM

Are First Principle Models Used for Model Predictive Control?

The following discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored...
Greg McMillan Jan 11, 2022 5:30:00 AM

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