Dr. Annemarie Weist joined Air Products after receiving a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Annemarie has experience in both the research and engineering organizations. While in R&D, Annemarie led research groups developing novel gas separation and purification processes. In engineering, she has led the development and implementation of world-class designs for distillation, heat transfer, and adsorption equipment and processes. She has several patents and has published papers in these areas. Annemarie currently manages the LNG Process Engineering group responsible for the design of natural gas liquefaction processes and the process design for coil wound heat exchangers.