Other Professional Responsibilities

bulletPresident-Elect, International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists, 2006-2009.

This organization promotes professional communication between scientists by helping to sponsor two or three meetings per year, by organizing a tri-annual international ICSCS conference and by regular newsletters which contain the dates for all relevant meetings.  The last ICSCS meeting was held in October 2006 at Beijing.  The next meeting will be in June 2009 at New York City and will be held jointly with the annual ACS Colloid Symposium. 

bulletEditor, Colloids & Surfaces A, 1998 - present

This is an international journal devoted to the science and applications of colloid and interfacial phenomena. As one of four editors, I consider for publication about 200 manuscripts per year. Click here for more information about the journal.

bulletCo-Organizer, 2004 International Electrokinetics Conference (ELKIN)
bulletMember, Unilever Young Investigator Award Committee, COLL Divison, American Chemical Society, 2004-2006.
bulletMember, Awards Committee, AIChE Institute Awards, 2003-2008.
bulletCouncilor, American Chemical Society, representing the COLL Division, 2002-2008.
bulletMember, Advisory Board, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University, 2002-2007.
bulletChair, 2002 Gordon Research Conference on Chemistry at Interfaces