Palaniappan Kannan

Consultant, Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO)

Palaniappan Kannan is basically a Control & Automation professional with 3 decades of experience. His experience ranges from Design, Project Management, Consulting, Commissioning, O&M and System Integration. He is an expert in Risk & Reliability and was a Certified Functional Safety Expert. He has chaired many SIF Workshops and classified more than 3500 Process Industry Safety Instrumented Functions during a span of last 10 years. Kannan has published papers, presented in conferences and developed software tools related to Risk & Functional Safety. He is a Senior Member of ISA and its SP84/SP99 Standard Committees.