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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:

How Can We Develop and Motivate New Automation Professionals?

The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program...
Greg McMillan Sep 11, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Why Are Engineers So Against Derivative Action?

The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program...
Greg McMillan Jul 28, 2020 5:15:00 AM

What Factors Affect Dead Time Identification for a PID Loop?

The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program...
Greg McMillan Jun 19, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Alarm Management and DCS Versus PLC/SCADA Systems

  The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Progr...
Greg McMillan Feb 19, 2020 7:42:56 AM

How to Avoid Using Multivariable Flow Transmitters

  The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Progr...
Greg McMillan Nov 18, 2019 9:00:56 AM

Webinar Recording: Lessons Learned During the Migration to a New DCS

  This educational ISA webinar was presented by Greg McMillan. Greg is an industry consultant, autho...
Greg McMillan Oct 2, 2019 9:00:14 AM

How Often Do Measurements Need to Be Calibrated?

  The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Progr...
Greg McMillan Jul 17, 2019 8:00:52 AM

Basic Guidelines for Control Valve Selection and Sizing

  The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Progr...
Greg McMillan Jun 12, 2019 8:00:36 AM

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