I am Sumedh Warudkar. I completed my
PhD in Chemical Engineering at
Rice University in
May 2013. I'll be working at the
Shell Technology Center, Houston (STCH) starting July
2013. My work focus at Shell will be on improving the energy
efficiency of refining processes, GreenHouse
Gas (GHG) emission assessment
for upstream and downstream capital projects and research on
technologies available for reducing carbon emissions. For my
doctoral research, I worked with Dr.
George Hirasaki and Dr.
Michael Wong on
developing novel processes for the separation of Carbon-dioxide for
Carbon Capture and Storage.
I am originally from
and brought up mostly in
actually in "Badlapur", a town near
Mumbai. I have also lived a non-trivial number of
years of my life in
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