Log In

Ajit Kisanrao Ghorpade Edit Profile

chemical and environmental engineer

Ajit Kisanrao Ghorpade, Indian chemical and environmental engineer. Recipient Graduate award Rotary International 1983. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers (chair for water technical section), American Chemical Society, Water Environmental Federation, International Association on Water Quality (pharmaceutical industry representative).

Background

Ghorpade, Ajit Kisanrao was born on March 18, 1954 in Wai, Maharashtra, India. Son of Kisanrao R. and Nalini K. (Sumati) Ghorpade.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Mysore, India, 1977. MChemE, University Bombay, India, 1980. Master of Science, University Louisville, 1985.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Louisville, 1989.

Career

Research engineer, Hindustan Lever Ltd., Bombay, 1980-1982;development engineer, Menon and Menon, Kolhapur, India, 1982-1983;project engineer, Eckenfelder, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee, 1989-1991;senior engineer, Merck & Company, Elkton, Virginia, 1991-1994;team leader, SmithKline Beecham Beecham, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, since 1994. Chair numerous air, water and solid waste treatment technical sessions, presented numerous technical papers at professional and trade meetings. Member program committee WEFTEC Asia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editorial advisory board Environmental Progress. Contributor numerous papers and articles to profl journals on wastewater treatment.

Membership

Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers (chair for water technical section), American Chemical Society, Water Environmental Federation, International Association on Water Quality (pharmaceutical industry representative).

Connections

Married Rashmi A. Leela Behere, December 20, 1982. Children: Kaustubh A., Divya A.

father:
Kisanrao R. Ghorpade

mother:
Nalini K. (Sumati) Ghorpade

spouse:
Rashmi A. Leela Behere

child:
Kaustubh A. Ghorpade

child:
Divya A. Ghorpade