Chemical Engineer
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

 BS ChE 1983, University of Missour - Rolla
 PhD ChE 1988,  University of California at Berkley

After obtaining his Ph.D., Allan went to work for NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) as a National Research Council Postdoctoral Associate. In 1990 he became a Senior Engineer at Simulation Sciences Inc. (now part of Invensys) in Brea, California. After four years at Simulation Sciences Allan went back to NIST as a Chemical Engineer working in Boulder, Colorado.

Allan has received multiple rewards including the NIST Measurement Services Award in 1996, the Department of Commerce Bronze Medal in 2011, and the Fellow, ASME in 2013. Allan is the Editor for Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, and he is also on the Editorial Board for the International Journal of Thermodynamics.

Allan currently resides in Boulder, Colorado.