Dr. Erin Sorensen is general manager of Air Products’ PRISM® Membranes business. Located in St. Louis, Missouri, she has global responsibility for the membranes sale of equipment business, including sales, technology and manufacturing. In addition to St. Louis, Air Products PRISM Membranes has operations in Kristiansand (Norway), Yantai (China) and Tokyo (Japan).
Dr. Sorensen joined Air Products in 2005 in the Ph.D. Career Development Program. She has held positions of increasing responsibility in multiple functions. Prior to joining PRISM Membranes in 2017, she served as manager, Cryogenic Adsorbents segment and led the development of new adsorption processes and materials for the Cryogenic Air Separation, Hydrogen and Rare Gases businesses. In 2018, she was named an Air Products Distinguished Scientist for her contributions to adsorption technology and holds 13 U.S. patents. Most recently, she served as manager, new products and applications for PRISM Membranes.
Dr. Sorensen holds a B.S. in chemistry from Iowa State University and a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from Northwestern University.