Full Name
Osvaldo Bascur
Job Title
Academia Industry Innovations Principal
Speaker Bio
Osvaldo A. Bascur received his B.S. Chemical Engineering and B.S. Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Concepcion, Chile and a Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Utah, Salta Lake City. He was Process Control Engineer working for Duval Corporation, Tucson, AZ (now Freeport McMoRan). He was transferred to Pennzoil Company in Houston, TX (now Shell) where we worked as a Staff Engineer, in the process-engineering department. He is currently a Principal at OSIsoft, LLC in Houston, TX. Osvaldo has been with OSIsoft for more than 25 years. He received the SME 2013 Antoine Gaudin Award. He believes data in a strategic assets that requires special attending in the Digital Age. His current focus is the integration of sensors data for operating intelligence, artificial intelligence, asset and energy optimization. His work includes consulting for process industries, preparing academic lectures in process analysis and predictive analytics. Dr. Bascur is a member of the SME, AIST, AIChE and IFAC MMM.
Osvaldo Bascur