JOSEPH F. LOUVAR is Director of the Research Services Unit for the BASF Corporation in Wyandotte, MI. His responsibilities include the management of a specialty chemicals manufacturing plant that complies with OSHA and EPA regulations and is ISO 9001 certified. He is co-author of the companion text Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals with Applications.
B. DIANE LOUVAR is Associate Professor at Madonna University in Livonia, MI. in the Department of Computer and Quantitative Systems. She teaches courses in statistics and management information systems including topics in effective communications risk analysis and ISO certification.