Allan S. Myerson

Professor of the Practice

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Chemical engineering involves the development of processes to manufacture a wide variety of materials from foods and pharmaceuticals to chemicals and petroleum products. Continued development and improvement of processes using energy efficient and environmentally benign methods is a continuing challenge and opportunity.

Research Interests

crystallization from solution with an emphasis on nucleation, polymorphism, and industrial applications of crystallization


Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1977

M.S., University of Virginia, 1975

B.S., Columbia University, 1973


Honors and Awards

AICHE Process Development Division Excellence in Process Development Research Award, 2015

Clarence G. Gerhold Award, AIChE Separations Division, 2015

American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Fellow Award, 2010

American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Separation Science and Technology, 2008

Virginia Engineering Foundation Engineering Achievement Award, 2000