Ying Zhang, P.E., PMP

Senior Safety and Risk Management Consultant

Ms. Zhang is a licensed chemical engineer with experience in pressure relief and flare system design and analysis for large chemical and petrochemical companies in the United States. She is skilled in isometric sketching and drawing interpretations. Her work includes identifying overpressure scenarios and facilitating safety contingency review meetings; performing pressure system capacities and stability evaluations in accordance with emergency relief codes and industrial standards such as ASME, API, ASHRAE, UL, NFPA, etc; and executing PRFS design projects for reactive systems for clients in specialty chemicals and plastics industries. Ms. Zhang is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Project Sampling

Performed calorimetry data interpretation (ARC®, APTAC™), kinetic model development to complete PRFS design.

Investigated causes of material corrosion and relief device protection failures, studied chemical compatibility of process fluids with elastomers inside relief device.

Managed pressure safety-related process changes based on Management of Change (MOC) procedures.

Provided engineering support and cooperated with reliability, production, process safety and piping design personnel for capital projects and turnaround activities.

Education

Project Management Professional (PMP®)

Professional Engineer (PE), Texas

Rice University
B.S, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Texas A&M University
M.S, Safety Engineering