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Tapajyoti Ghosh wins PSE 2018 Young Researcher Award

Tapajyoti GhoshTapajyoti GhoshGraduate student Tapajyoti Ghosh in Professor Bhavik Bakshi's Process Systems Engineering group was selected for the Process Systems Engineering 2018 Young Researcher Travel Award. Funds for the Young Researcher Award are provided by the National Science Foundation. 

In relaying news of the award, award committee chair Mario Eden (Auburn University's chemical engineering department chair) wrote, "We received a very large number of outstanding applications, but Tapajyoti's excellent academic record and professional promise stood out to the reviewers."

THe PSE Young Researcher Award provides free conference registration to attend the 2018 Process Systems Engineering Conference, which this year will take place July 1-5, 2018 in San Diego, CA.

Participants will have the opportunity to present and discuss state-of-the-art research, technologies, applications, and emerging growth topics in Process Systems Engineering.

Tapajyoti will make an oral presentation entitled "Including Ecosystem Services in Sustainable Process Design across Multiple Spatial Scales." His conference paper was also selected for publication in the journal proceedings.

In addition to the PSE Young Researcher Award, Tapajyoti received a $500 travel award from the Office of Energy and Environment for the same conference.