Dr. Becht, Fellow ASME, former Chairman of the ASME B31.3, Process Piping Code and 2014 J Hall Taylor Medal recipient, is a recognized authority in pressure vessels, piping, expansion joints, and elevated temperature design. He has more than 40 years of experience in design, design review, analysis, check-out, mechanical integrity, development, troubleshooting, and failure analysis.
Mr. Becht is a mechanical and nuclear engineer with expertise in FEA and thermo-hydraulics modeling and analysis. His experience ranges from developing new designs meeting code requirements, failure investigation and repair, and FFS assessments.
In the hydraulic area, his work includes the study of NRC issues related to entrapped gases in liquid lines, for which he developed hydraulics models and analysis
Derek Becht is a chemical engineer with expertise in design, operation, and optimization of process equipment. He has supported every refinery process unit in either a process or operations support & management function. Derek has extensive experience supporting capital projects including two replacement FCC Reactors, new Crude Unit and FCC Main Fractionator pump-around heat exchangers, Crude Column Preflash internals, a Turbine Fuel Merox expansion, and
John Basil has over 30 years of experience in consulting engineering, design and construction management in a wide variety of heavy industries. As part of his management and leadership roles in engineering companies and the US Navy, he has organized technical and operations teams; developed project concepts and proposals; managed a wide variety of projects, client programs, alliances and Joint Ventures; and strengthened companies...
Matthew Wizeman is a Certified Public Accountant with over 25 years of experience in accounting and finance. He received his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Florida and his BBA in accounting from Niagara University, where he graduated with honors. Matthew began his career in public accounting and then transitioned into the professional services industry where he worked for a few firms and served as a Controller for a boutique law firm in New York. Mr. Wizeman spent a few years as an entrepreneur where he owned his own company. Prior to joining Becht, he served as the CFO for a rapidly growing logistics firm for 14 years.