Herman joined Jenike & Johanson in 1991. He has designed reliable handling systems for a wide range of materials for food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. He has published numerous papers on the storage and flow of bulk solids and has been awarded several U.S. patents. He lectures frequently on solids handling and pneumatic conveying, through the ASME/AIChE Continuing Education Program and to individual companies. He was an active member of ASME Structures for Bulk Solids Committee, which is tasked with developing a new, comprehensive silo design standard. Herman received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts, and his MBA from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.