Bhavik R. Bakshi is the Richard M. Morrow Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University. He received his B.Chem.Eng. degree from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai, India and his MSCEP and PhD degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research is in the area of Sustainable Engineering which is resulting in systematic methods for developing products and processes that make positive contributions to human well-being while being economically feasible and respecting nature's limits. He has recently authored a textbook on Sustainable Engineering and is on the editorial boards of several multidisciplinary journals.
In addition to university courses, he co-teaches short courses on Sustainable Engineering at several institutions including MIT and IIT-Bombay. His awards include the Ted Peterson student paper award from the CAST division of AIChE, the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, a Distinguished Alumnus award from ICT, the Research Excellence and Education awards from the Sustainable Engineering Forum of AIChE, and the Lawrence K. Cecil Award from the Environmental division of AIChE.