Michelle Murphy


Ms. Murphy is an expert in process safety and risk management and manages chemical reactivity and combustible dust characterization testing. Her areas of expertise include combustible dust hazard management, reactive chemical evaluation, kinetic modeling, reactive vent size evaluation, process safety management and process hazard analysis (PHA). Her process safety work has been employed throughout the chemical and oil and gas industries, including specialty chemical, pharmaceutical, plastics, oil production and refining, as well as agricultural processing facilities. 

Ms. Murphy 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, she helps clients define their testing needs, specifies test plans, interprets data and reports test results.

Prior to ioMosaic, Ms. Murphy was a manager at Arthur D. Little, Inc. where she worked for ten years in process safety and risk management. She has also worked as an engineer in the Butyl Polymers Technology Group of Exxon Chemical Corporation.


Employee Possessor Clearance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Clarkson University 
M.S. Chemical Engineering

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth 
B.S. Chemistry