Alan Myers Honored as IAS Founder

June 4, 2010

Alan MyersAlan Myers, Professor Emeritus in the department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was honored as a founder of the International Adsorption Society (IAS) at the IAS Tenth International Conference on Fundamentals of Adsorption, held on May 23-28 in Japan.

Alan Myers has been part of the IAS since it was founded in 1983. Since the society's first meeting in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, there have been conferences on adsorption held in Bavaria near the Neuschwanstein castle; in France on the Cote d'Azur; in Kyoto, Japan; in Nagasaki, Japan; in Monterey, California; in Santa Barbara, California; in Sicily at the foot of Mount Etna; and in Sedona, Arizona.

The International Adsorption Society is a non-profit professional association dedicated to the serving of people, firms, and organizations who seek to advance the art, science, and technology of adsorption and related subjects. The field of adsorption studies the use of solids for removing substances from either gaseous or liquid solutions.

To learn more about the IAS or the field of adsorption, please visit the IAS website.