Dr. Karen Gleason Elected Fellow of the AIChE!

GVD's Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Advisor Dr. Karen Gleason has been elected Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)! 

This is a tremendous personal accomplishment recognizing her dedicated career and involvement in the worlds leading Institute of Chemical Engineers. The AIChE defines a Fellow as a person who, “shall have been in chemical engineering practice for an adequate period of time to demonstrate long-term excellence, normally 25 years or more, and shall have been a member [of AIChE] for at least ten years and a Senior Member for at least 3 years. Becoming a Fellow shall be recognition of professional attainment, and significant accomplishment in engineering.” (1)

Specifically, Dr. Gleason is being recognized for her pioneering work in the field of chemical vapor deposition of polymers and surface functionalization. Her groundbreaking Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition (iCVD) techniques have transformed the way we view methods of cvd coating techniques and modification.  Please join us in congratulating Dr. Gleason on her accomplishment and contribution to the greater scientific community.  

(1) http://www.aiche.org/community/fellows