Professor Devinder Mahajan
Materials Science and Chemical Engineering Department
Stony Brook University
Dr. Devinder Mahajan is Professor and Graduate Program Director of Chemical & Molecular Engineering and serves as Director of the newly established Institute of Gas Innovation and Technology (I-GIT) in the R&D Park, Stony Brook University. His research includes monitoring energy policies and development of low-carbon technologies to address sustainability and climate change issues. He has published over 287 papers, delivered over 110 lectures, edited 8 special journal volumes, and holds 15 patents. Dr. Mahajan's awards include: New Energy Development Organization (NEDO) Fellow, Japan (1997); 1997 Annual Energy Conservation Center (ECC) Lecture on “Catalysis and Environment”, Japan; Keynote speaker, International Oil Consortium Meeting, Milan, Italy (1999); Outstanding Mentor Award, Office of Science, United States Department of Energy (2008, 2010); University Visiting Professor, Government of Italy Fellowship, Universitá di Roma “La Sapienza”, Roma, Italy (2008); Visiting Researcher, Institute for Global Strategies (IGES), Hayama, Japan (2009); Fulbright Specialist Scholar (Thailand, 2010; Kenya 2014); Certificate of Recognition, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State (2012); Marie Curie Senior Researcher (2013-16) under the nine-country consortium led by UPM, Madrid and funded by the European Commission; Participant, Expert Group Meeting- Science & Sustainable Goals- Reports to 30-Member Countries Open Working Group (Rio+20) of the General Assembly, United Nations (2013); Innovation Achievement Award, Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York (2014); Invitee, Opening Ceremony. International Year of Light- A UN Initiative. UNESCO, Paris, France; High-End Foreign Expert, Energy & Environment, Tongji University, China (2015- 2017).
Dr. Devinder Mahajan received his Ph. D. from the University of British Columbia, Canada and completed his post-doctoral training at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), New York. He joined the staff at BNL in 1983 and moved to Stony Brook University in 2002 and concurrently held a joint Scientific staff appointment with BNL till 2015.
Presentation: Sustainable Gas Systems- Public Policies