Adsorption Research Inc.
ARI consists of a highly skilled team of professionals uniquely qualified to tackle your most challenging separation and purification projects.
Kent Knaebel, PE, Ph.D.
Founder & President
Dr. Kent Knaebel is the founder and president of ARI and has overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the firm. Considered one of the world's foremost adsorption experts, he teaches short courses on adsorption technology in the U.S. and Europe. In addition, he served as editor-in-chief of the journal, Adsorption, for its first 16 volumes, and is the founder of the International Adsorption Society. He has co-authored the textbook, Pressure Swing Adsorption, as well as the mass transfer chapter in the 7th and 8th editions of Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook.Dr. Knaebel holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky, and master's and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware. He taught at Ohio State University for twelve years in the chemical engineering department. Prior to his teaching career he worked for Eastman Chemical Co. He is a Professional Engineer, registered in Ohio. Dr. Knaebel has been awarded 16 US patents.
Heungsoo Shin, Ph.D.
Senior Research Engineer
Linda Kerscher, PE
Senior Chemical Engineer
Seth Knaebel, MS
Vice President & Chemical Engineer
Director, Marketing & Business Development