Dr. Kumpinsky has over 35 years of diversified experience in process safety in the chemical manufacturing industry. In addition to process safety, his career has included Lean Six Sigma initiatives and statistics training, and also process engineering focused on R&D and manufacturing for a diverse range of chemical products and processes in national and international divisions. Dr. Kumpinsky’s experience has honed his expertise in the areas of process safety design, chemical reactivity and kinetic modeling, and hazard identification. He is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish.
Dr. Kumpinsky is well authored and published in leading industry publications. He is also an avid presenter at annually held DIERS and AIChE conferences. Dr. Kumpinsky is an active peer reviewer for papers and grant proposals for several publications and organizations, including the American Chemical Society (ACS) and Elsevier. He holds three patents for chemical manufacturing processes. Dr. Kumpinsky is also certified as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.
Dr. Kumpinsky manages the laboratory operations and the related consulting work at ioKinetic. ioKinetic conducts both chemical reactivity and combustible dust testing, including ARC™, APTAC™, DSC, explosion severity (KSt, Pmax), minimum ignition energy, minimum explosible concentration, etc. In this role, he helps clients define their testing needs, specifies test plans, interprets data and reports test results.
Prior to ioMosaic, he held senior positions at Ashland, Inc. in the areas of chemical engineering, reaction kinetics, kinetic modeling, calorimetry, process engineering, process safety, mathematical modeling, reactor design, process simulation, polymer chemistry, polymer science, polymers, coatings, chemistry, and catalysis. Dr. Kumpinsky began his career as a Division Engineer for E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.