About the Author
He joined Ciba-Geigy in 1994 as a development chemist in the pigment division, then was head of development and became production manager in 1998.
In 1999 he switched to the Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering at EPFL directing the polymer reaction engineering unit.
Since 2002, he also serves as the chairman of the working party on polymer reaction engineering of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering.
Jos Keurentjes (1963) did his MSc at the Wageningen Agricultural University, followed by a PhD in food engineering at the same university (1991).
Subsequently, he joined Akzo Nobel Central Research as a researcher in the department of chemical and physical technology, followed by a position heading separation technology.
In 1997 he switched to the Eindhoven University of Technology holding the chair on process development.
Starting 2002, he also serves as scientific secretary of the working party on polymer reaction engineering of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering.