William J. Koros
School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology
He served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Membrane Science for 17 years from 1991-2008. He has published over 300 articles and holds 22 US Patents in the areas of sorption and transport of small molecules in membranes, barrier materials and sorbents. His research has been recognized by the AIChE Institute Award for Excellence in Industrial Gases Technology in 1995, the AIChE Separation Division Clarence Gerhold Award in 1999 and the AIChE William H. Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2000, and was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in 2002 and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2003. In 2008, Dr. Koros received the Alan S. Michaels Award for Innovation in Membrane Science and Technology from the North American Membrane Society. He is one of 12 KAUST Investigators selected worldwide to help launch the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia focused on solving key problems facing mankind.