European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering - ESCAPE 24 - June 15-18, 2014 - Budapest, Hungary
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Subhas K. Sikdar


S SikdarSubhas K. Sikdar, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Science

National Risk Management Research Laboratory
US Environmental Protection Agency
Cincinnati, OH 45268
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Short Biodata

Dr. Subhas K. Sikdar is the Associate Director for Science for the National Risk Management Research Laboratory of the U.S. EPA in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Before joining EPA in 1990, Dr. Sikdar held managerial positions at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado, and General Electric Corporate Research & Development Center in Schenectady, New York.  Dr. Sikdar earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Arizona.  Dr. Sikdar is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Fellow of American Chemical Society (ACS), Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Honorary Fellow of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), winner of five EPA bronze medals, two R&D 100 awards , AIChE’s Larry Cecil Award for Environmental Chemical Engineering, AIChE’s Sustainability Achievement Award, and Distinguished Engineering Alumnus Award from both University of Arizona and University of Calcutta.  He served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Council for Chemical Research (CCR) and of the Green Chemistry Institute.  He served as the Founder/Chair of Sustainable Engineering Forum, Chair of Institute of Sustainability, and currently chairs the Engineers’ Forum for Sustainability. For 22 years he championed the concepts and methods for clean products and processes for the Agency and in NATO projects and engineering workshops.  He is the founder and the co-Editor-in-Chief of the international journal, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy (Springer), and a section Editor of Current Opinions in Chemical engineering (Elsevier). Dr. Sikdar has published more than 80 technical papers in reputed journals, has 27 U.S. patents, and has edited 15 books.