Dan Meyerstein is a Professor of Chemistry at Ariel University and Professor Emeritus at Ben-Gurion University in Israel. He Received his Ph.D. in 1965. He has over 350 papers. He was president of Ariel University and President of the Israel Chemical Society.
Jacob A. Moulijn is emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Delft University of Technology (19902007) and at the University of Amsterdam (1986-1990), visiting professor at several universities, including University of Delaware, USA, University of Gent, Belgium, National University of Singapore the University of Mumbai, India and Cardiff University, UK. During the nineties he was active in China for the UN-World Bank. He is active as consultant for several companies. He is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of the Åbo University, Finland and received several awards, including the BP Energy Price, and the NWO-STW ‘Simon Stevin Meesterschap’ award (2000). His research interests include: catalysis engineering, catalytic reactors, zeolitic membranes, kinetics, mass transfer, multiphase monolithic reactors, catalyst testing, petroleum conversion (Hydrotreatment, FCC, FischerTropsch), exhaust gas catalysis (soot from diesel engines, N2O removal, NO abatement, H2S removal, CFC conversion), selective hydrogenation, selective oxidation, photo- and electrocatalysis, catalyst synthesis by Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), coal conversion (gasification, pyrolysis, combustion), and biomass conversion. He is (co-) author of over 750 technical papers, co-author of two books, editor of seven books, holder of several patents (reactor design, zeolitic membranes, catalyst development, biomass conversion).