Dr. Ir. Anton A. Kiss has a PhD degree in chemical engineering and around 15 years of academic research and education experience, supported by 5 years of industrial research experience in the area of distillation and integrated chemical processes. Currently, he works as project leader and senior researcher in Separation Technology at AkzoNobel Research, Development & Innovation, Deventer, The Netherlands, acting as the key expert in distillation, reactive-separations, and other integrated processes. In his capacity as an award-winning researcher in separation technologies – particularly in distillation – Dr Kiss has given many lectures at universities and conferences and has carried out more than 100 research & industrial projects. He has also supervised numerous graduation projects, and has published several textbooks and more than 50 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals.