Ed Casserly received his B.A. in Chemistry from the University of St. Thomas and his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Rice University, both in Houston, Texas. Ed began his career as a research chemist with Pennzoil and Penreco, a specialty hydrocarbon producer.
He has been involved with R&D and technical support for specialty petroleum products for 34 years. He is a co-inventor on 7 US patents on synthetic hydrocarbon fluids and has published numerous technical papers.
Ed is currently Director of Refinery R&D for Ergon Refining, Jackson, Mississippi. He is a member of IEEE, Cigre USNC, IEC TC10/TC14, and ASTM D27 (Secretary).