Dr. Znati is the U.S. Coast Guard’s lead chemical engineer for liquefied gases and vapor control systems. She directs the implementation of domestic regulations and international standards for vessels carrying liquefied gases in bulk and facilities utilizing vapor control systems. She represents the U.S. for all matters involving the International Maritime Organisation’s International Code for the Construction and Equipment on Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk. Dr. Znati earned her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. She has been with the U.S. Coast Guard since 2011.