Eric P. Maynard is a senior consultant and the director of education for Jenike & Johanson. Eric received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Villanova University in Villanova, PA. Subsequently, he received his M.S. in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA. As an engineer at Jenike & Johanson, he has designed handling systems for bulk solids including cement, coal, limestone, plastic powder, food products, and pharmaceuticals. He frequently lectures on the storage and flow of bulk solids for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Institute of Chemical Engineers, individual companies, in-house courses, and numerous conferences.