Caloris Q&A: Meet Lance Hickman, Process Engineer

Lance Hickman just joined Caloris as a process engineer. Get to know him here.

Caloris: How did you get involved in engineering?

Lance: I was good at math/math-based brain teasers when I was a kid and enjoyed building with Legos. These combined ended up in me gravitating towards engineering.

Lance Hickman

Caloris: What do you enjoy most about your work?

Lance: I like learning new processes to understand how things are made. I find all processes intriguing from something as simple as growing a vegetable garden from seed into edible food to more complex industrial processes that make multiple products while meeting individual specifications.

Caloris: You will be based in Delaware. What do you like most about living/working there? 

Lance: We are excited to move back to where I grew up to be close to family, friends, and the beach.

Caloris: What are your hobbies? Anything else fun you’d like to share?

Lance: When I’m not playing with my 4 & 1 ½ year old daughters, I like to golf, brew mead, collect old rifles, woodwork, and complete home improvement projects.

Caloris: What’s your favorite cheese?

Lance: Fresh mozzarella.

Caloris: What is your favorite ice cream flavor?

Lance: Cookies and cream.

Caloris: Anything else you’d like to share about yourself?

Lance: I enjoy learning geography and history to the point that I taught myself the names and locations of all the countries of the world.


About Caloris

Caloris transforms process systems design for the better with unexpected, future-focused solutions that solve real operational problems. We engineer efficient, dependable and productive solutions that also improve environmental sustainability where practical. Designed with the end user in mind to drive plant productivity. Caloris offers evaporation, membrane filtration and spray drying process systems for food and dairy industries, as well as for water reuse and wastewater treatment applications. Both Caloris’ custom and pre-engineered packaged systems are designed to meet our customers’ specific concentration/purification needs utilizing the most cost effective and energy efficient technologies available. Whether concentrating dairy, food or juice products at a high-volume production facility, or processing industrial wastewaters to reduce transportation and treatment costs and recover re-usable water, Caloris provides a range of options and technologies.