Subject Matter Expert Sanjeev Saraf, Ph.D.
Sanjeev Saraf, Ph.D., primary focus is on evaluating processes/products for increased safety, reliability, and economic feasibility. Dr. Saraf holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University, where he worked at the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center (MKOPSC). Prior to joining Exponent, Dr. Saraf was a partner at ioMosaic, a safety and risk management consulting firm started by former Arthur D. Little employees.
Dr. Saraf has an extensive background in safety and risk assessment of chemicals and has worked on several industrial and government projects. His areas of specialty include process safety management, consequence modeling, reactivity hazard assessment, calorimetric analysis, safety instrumented systems, relief and flare analysis, toxic plume modeling, and fires and explosions.
Dr. Saraf has performed thermal hazard testing and associated risk assessments for reactive chemicals. He has also conducted relief and flare design calculations for various clients. Dr. Saraf is proficient in analysis techniques such as Preliminary Hazards Analysis (PHA), Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Hazards and Operability (HAZOP) studies, Fault Tree/Event Tree Analysis, and Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) evaluations.