Joseph McMullen

Joseph McMullen

Joe has been with the SimSci brand for over 15 years and is currently SimSci Marketing Director at Schneider Electric. Over his years with SimSci software, he has spent time in technical support, product management, and now in marketing. Joe earned my Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and his MBA from Villanova University.

Defining 5 Terms to Demystify Digital Transformation

Regardless of the industry you are in, the digital transformation is upon us. While this content references market factors directly affecting the global Oil & Gas industry, the digital transformation… Read more »

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Strategic Implementation of IIoT in Refineries

Delivering Closed Loop Business Operations for the Refinery Enterprise The industrial Internet of things (IIoT)—the growing network of devices that connect, communicate, and transfer data between one another—is poised to… Read more »


First Born Digital Twins

The ongoing digital transformation has changed the way businesses operate from tracking data to using data to make decisions. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is pervasive across most industries…. Read more »

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Increased Regulations at Refineries, at least in California

This summer, the state of California proposed changes to regulations aimed at improving safety at oil refineries. You can see the full release here. “Key features of the proposed regulations… Read more »

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What does Operational Excellence mean to you?

Over the last few years, I have heard the term “operational excellence” become more frequently used. I always thought I knew exactly what it meant: “making your operations run at… Read more »


Simulation in the Cloud

In my two previous blog posts I talked about how allowing multiple users to access a simulation at the same time would change the paradigm for the entire engineering process… Read more »

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Simulation Driven Engineering

In my previous post, “Increased efficiency from multiple user access to a single simulation, “ I highlighted how there is a new paradigm for process simulation that allows multiple global… Read more »

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Increased efficiency from multiple user access to a single simulation

The typical paradigm within process simulation software is for only one person to have access to a given simulation at any one time. That paradigm is inherently limiting in that… Read more »