David Courtemanche


D. Courtemanche.

David Courtemanche


David Courtemanche


Research Topics

Process and product development; production support and process safety management with emphasis on process hazards analysis

Contact Information

203A Furnas Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-3316

Fax: (716) 645-3822


Biography Teaching


Dr. David Courtemanche obtained his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and he has since had a long and successful career in industry (DuPont), where his work focused on Process Safety Management and Process Hazard Analysis. For the past seven years Dr. Courtemanche has brought his significant knowledge of manufacturing and process safety at DuPont to students in CE 408 Plant Design as an adjunct lecturer. Now full time, he will focus on teaching more of this course and others, including CE 407 Separations, as well as accreditation.


  • Doctorate - Chemical Engineering, 1993, University of Illinois
  • Master of Science - Chemical Engineering, 1989, University of Illinois
  • Bachelor of Science - Chemical Engineering, 1986, University of Minnesota