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Federal agency administrator , research scientist

Paul Thomas Anastas, American federal agency administrator, research scientist.


Anastas, Paul Thomas was born in 1962 in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Nicholas and Margaret Anastas.


Bachelor of Science, University Massachusetts, Boston, 1984. Master of Arts, Brandeis University, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Brandeis University, 1989.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Queens University, Belfast, 2007.


Staff chemist Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, chief Industrial Chemistry Branch, director United States Green Chemistry Program. With Office Science & Technology Policy (OSTP), Executive Office of the President, 1999—2004, assistant director environmental. Founding director Green Chemistry Institute, American Chemical Society, 2004—2006.

Director Center Green Chemistry and Green Engineering School Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, 2007—2009, Teresa and H. John Heinz III professor practice of chemistry, 2007—2009. Assistant administrator Office Research and Development (ORD), science advisory Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, since 2009. Special professor University Nottingham, 1999.

Honorary professor Queens University, Belfast, 2001.


Married Julie Zimmerman, October 14, 2006.

Nicholas Anastas

Margaret Anastas

Julie Zimmerman