Dr. Morfesis received her Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Mass-Amherst in 1986. She was a National Officer of the American Chemical Society for 14 years and was elected Chairman of the Colloid & Surface Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society in 1996. She worked for PPG Industries (12yrs) as a Product Development Chemist. She is the primary inventor of three US patents. At PPG she also established and managed a Colloid and Surface Science Laboratory that became a resource in new product development for PPG's research centers worldwide. Sine 1999 Ana has worked for Malvern Instruments, focusing on Dynmamic Light Scattering and Zeta Potential applications and maintains an Adjunct Research Professor position at Carnegie Mellon University in the Chemical Engineering Department.