Dr. Ted Su
had several decades of experiences serving the process industries aound the world since 1984. He received his BS & MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from National Taiwan University in 1982 and from the University of South Carolina in 1988, respectively. He earned his Ph.D. degree from the University of Maryland in 1992. Later, Dr. Su started to work at the Honeywell Technology Center in Minniapolis – specialized in Advanced Control Technology. He was also one of the key members of the ASM®
Consortium during this time. In 1997, he was relocated to another Honeywell office in California as an Advanced Process Control consultant and an instructor serving industries around the world. He left Honeywell as an Operations Manager and founded Profimation Inc. in 2004. Dr. Su published a couple dozens of articles in the area of Advanced Control and co-authored a number of technical handbooks. Citations to his early publications added up to more than 600 times in total. In 2014, Dr. Su invented a break-through technique to make a single PID controller for Multi-variables controls
without needing to retune the PID. Patents were awarded in 2017 and 2018 (Patents: US #9541906B2, Taiwan #I621001, China #201410281718.2). The patented techniques were successfully applied in many projects for refineries and petrochemical plants.