Head of the Perceptive Engineering Business Unit, Applied Materials
John is the head of the Perceptive Engineering business unit within Applied Materials Inc. His role is to lead the team that delivers software and solutions for Advanced Process Control, process monitoring and optimisation in the process industries. He is particularly interested in developing frugal and robust model-based systems to solve complex industrial problems. His experience includes developing novel applications for many processes including; an entire paper mill, industrial boilers and continuous pharmaceutical processes through to lab-scale crystallisers and micro-fluidic systems.
John is a Chartered Engineer with a BEng/NZCE from Auckland University and 22 years’ experience in the process industries.
23 September 2021
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