Allan Myerson | AIChE

Allan Myerson

Professor of Practice of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to his position at MIT he was the Philip Danforth Amour Professor of Engineering in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago where he served as Provost and Senior Vice President (January 2003-June 2008) and Dean of Engineering and Science (January 2000-January 2003). Professor Myerson also served on the faculty at Polytechnic University (NY), Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Dayton. Professor Myerson was educated at Columbia University (BS) the University of Virginia (MS and PhD).

Professor Myerson’s research focuses on separations processes in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry with an emphasis on crystallization from solution, nucleation, polymorphism and pharmaceutical manufacturing. He is a principal investigator in the Novartis-MIT Center for Continuous Manufacturing and also serves as an associate editor of “Crystal Growth and Design” a journal published by the American Chemical Society. He has published 5 books including the “Handbook of Industrial Crystallization” 215 papers and is the inventor on 40 US patents