Ujjal Mukherjee is the Vice President, Technology, for Chevron Lummus Global. He has worked in the refining and petrochemicals industry for 35 years of which the last twenty five years have been in high-pressure hydroprocessing involving process development, engineering, and operations. His special area of expertise is technology development and commercialization in distillate and residue hydrocracking and crude oil to chemicals. Ujjal has been personally involved in the conception and design of over 50 hydrocrackers, including most of the largest operating hydrocrackers in the world. Ujjal holds 30 patents in high-pressure hydroprocessing and is the author of many technical articles and papers related to refining technologies. He has also authored multiple chapters on hydrocracking. Ujjal has a BS in Chemical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, India, an MS in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering from ENSPM, France and an MBA from Rutgers University, USA.