Marco J. Castaldi was born in New York City and received his B.S. ChE (Magna cum Laude) from Manhattan College. His Ph.D. is in Chemical Engineering from UCLA and he has minors in Advanced Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics. Prior to joining CCNY he was Associate Professor at Columbia University’s Earth & Environmental Engineering Department. Professor Castaldi has approximately 50 peer-reviewed research articles, 32 peer-reviewed conference papers, 3 book chapters and 11 patents in the fields of catalysis, combustion and gasification. Some of his research findings have been covered by The New York Times, The Observer, CNN, and other trade publications. In addition, he is the Editor of the North American Waste to Energy Conference (NAWTEC) Series (ISBN: 978-0-7918-4393-2), Editor of the Waste to Energy text to be published by Woodhead Publishing, Editorial Board Member of Waste and Biomass Valorization published through Springer (ISSN: 1877-2641) and Catalysts (ISSN 2073-4344).
Prior to his academic career in Professor Castaldi worked first as Manager of Fuel Processor Component Development for Precision Combustion Inc. in New Haven, CT. He is active in the Materials and Energy Recovery Division of ASME, the Research and New Technology Council of AIChE and the North American Catalysis Society’s New York Metropolitan Section. He is a consultant to several companies including WasteManagement, ATK and AECOM.
|December, 2011||Opportunities and Challenges of Waste-To-Energy - December, 2011|
|March, 2010||Burgeoning Prospects for Waste-to-Energy in the United States - March, 2010|
|February, 2010||An Integrated Waste Management System for a Sustainable Society - February, 2010|
|January, 2010||Waste Management: From Major Environmental Problem to Source of Materials and Energy - January, 2010|