David Strobhar is the founder and president of Beville Engineering, a human factors engineering which conducts modernization, operator workload, and alarm analyses for such companies as BP, ConocoPhillips, Chevron, Shell, and others. Mr. Strobhar was one of the founders of the Center for Operator Performance, a collaboration of operating companies, DCS suppliers, and academia which researches human factors issues in process control. He was the Rationalization clause co-editor for ISA SP18.2, Alarm Management for the Process Industries. Mr. Strobhar has a degree in Human Factors Engineering and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Ohio. He is on the engineering advisory board for Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.