PRATIM BISWAS
The Lucy and Stanley Lopata Professor
Chair, Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering
Director, MAGEEP
Washington University in St. Louis

 

 


    Coordinates

Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis
One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1180
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Office: (314)-935-5548
Fax:     (314)-935-5464
Email:
pbiswas@wustl.edu

    Click here for more information on the
       Aerosol and Air Quality Research Laboratory (AAQRL)

    Educational and Research Interests

Teaching and research interests include aerosol science and engineering; nanoparticle technology; energy and environmental nanotechnology, environmentally benign energy production, air quality engineering; combustion; materials processing for environmental technologies, environmentally benign processing, and the thermal sciences.

   Education

1985      Ph.D. California Institute of Technology
1981 M.S. University of California, Los Angeles
1980 B.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay


    Professional Experience

2011 - current The Lucy and Stanley Lopata Professor
Chair, Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering
Director, McDonnell Academy Global Energy and Environmental Partnership (MAGEEP)
2006 - 2011 The Stifel and Quinette Jens Professor
Chair, Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering
Director, McDonnell Academy Global Energy and Environmental Partnership (MAGEEP)
2000 - 2006 The Stifel and Quinette Jens Professor
Director, Environmental Engr.
Washington University in St. Louis
1993 - 2000 Professor, University of Cincinnati
1995 - 1998 Director, Environmental Engineering and Science Div.
University of Cincinnati
1989 - 1993 Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati
1985 - 1989 Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati
1981 - 1985 Graduate Asst., California Institute of Technology
1980 - 1981 Graduate Asst., University of California, Los Angeles
1979 Trainee Engineer, Voltas India Inc. (Summer)

 

    Selected Honors and Positions Held

2013 David Sinclair Award, American Association for Aerosol Research, Portland, Oregon
2012 Distinguished Faculty Award, Washington University in St. Louis
2011 Distinguished Alumni Award, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
2010 - current Advisor, MoEF Government of India, Global Advisory Network Group on Environmental Sciences (GANGES)
2010 Distinguished Service Award, IIT Bombay (Other links)
2010 Plenary Lecture, 28th Annual Meeting of the AAAR
2009 Elected Fellow, American Association for Aerosol Research
2009 - 2011 Director, Environmental Division, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
2009 - current Editorial Board, Nanotoxicology
2007-08 Member, National Academies Committee to Review Federal Strategy for Safety of Nanotechnology
2006 - current Director, MAGEEP;  Ambassador, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
2006 - 2007 President, American Association for Aerosol Research
2005-2006 Vice President, American Association for Aerosol Research
2003 Elected Fellow of the Academy of Science, St. Louis
1998 - 2002 Associate Editor, Aerosol Science and Technology
1998 - 2000 Chair, Critical Review Committee, AWMA
1998- 2008 Member, Critical Review Committee, AWMA
1998 - 2000 Board of Directors, AAAR, Executive Committee (Treasurer)
1996 Conference Chair, 15th Annual Meeting of AAAR, Orlando, Florida
1995 - 1998 Director, Environmental Engineering and Science Div.
University of Cincinnati
1994 Visiting Scientist, National Institute of Standards and Technology
1994 Neil Wandmacher, College of Engineering, Univ. of Cincinnati Teaching Award
1994 Distinguished Young Engineer, City of Greater Cincinnati, Awarded by the Engineers and Scientists of Cincinnati.
1991 Kenneth Whitby Award, Awarded by the American Association for Aerosol Research

    AAQRL Student Awards and Honors

2011 Chris Hogan, S.K. Friedlander Award, Best Doctoral Dissertation, American Association for Aerosol Research
2010 Elijah Thimsen, Best Doctoral Thesis Award, American Association for Environmental Engineering Science Professors
2010 Elijah Thimsen, Doctoral Dissertation Award, 1st Place, Air and Waste Management Association
2009 Jingkun Jiang, Doctoral Dissertation Award, 2nd Place, Air and Waste Management Association
2009 Woo Jin An, Doctoral Scholarship Award, Air and Waste Management Association
2005 Achariya Suriyawong and Rafael McDonald, Best Student Chapter Award, Air and Waste Management Association
2004 Rafael McDonald, Best Poster Award, Air and Waste Management Association Annual Conference
2004 Pramod Kulkarni, Best Doctoral Thesis Award, American Association of Environmental Engineering Science Professors
2004 Rafael McDonald, Air and Waste Management Association Scholarship, 1st Place

    Classes That I Teach

1)    Aerosol Science and Technology, EECE 518
2)    Advanced Topics in Aerosol Science, EECE 592 (alternate (even) years)
3)    Topics in Nanotechnology, EECE 564 (alternate (odd) years)
4)    Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering Seminar, EECE 509
5)    Transport Phenomena, ChE 368

    List of Publications, Book Chapters and Patents (click here)

    Description of Current Research Projects (click here)

    The Extended Family:  Current Students     AAQRL Alumni (40 doctoral graduates)

 

     For more information on our projects, list of alumni, current students, and publications, please click here  AAQRL



11/12/2013

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