2018 Sarma V. Pisupati
Pisupati, Sarma V.
The Pennsylvania State University
Contribution to the science/profession: Recognized for the contributions impacting the availability and operation of gasifiers and fluidized bed combustors through excellence in fundamental and applied clean energy research, and outstanding energy engineering education.
Contribution to the ACS community: Served in several leadership roles in the Divisions of Fuel and Petroleum chemistries, initiated a Trust Fund for student travel, revitalized technical programming, and established an outreach web portal.