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    Hero of the Industry

    Congrats to Dr. Vaughn Astley!

    AIChE Central Florida recognized Dr. Vaugh Astley as this year's Hero of the Industry at the 2018 Florida SME Conference. With over 40 years in the phosphate and water treatment industries, Dr. Astley has experience in R&D management, process and project engineering, and the resolution of problems requiring significant chemical process insight. He is a graduate of Royal Society of Chemistry, Salford University and has worked for many companies including, Agrico/IMC Global, Albright & Wilson, and Freeport McMoRan. In 2005, he founded his own company, Dr Phosphate, Inc., in order to pursue an independent career in consulting within the phosphate industry. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Astley!