Ganapati D. Yadav

Ganapati D. Yadav

Vice Chancellor and R.T. Mody Distinguished Professor
Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai

Professor Ganapati D. Yadav is the Vice Chancellor and R.T. Mody Distinguished Professor of the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai. He is J.C. Bose National Fellow and Adjunct Professor at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia and University of Saskatchewan, Canada. He is internationally recognized by many prestigious awards, fellowships and honours for his seminal contributions to education, research and innovation in green chemistry and engineering, catalysis, chemical engineering, biotechnology, nanotechnology, energy engineering and development of clean and green technologies. He has provided inspiring leadership to the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), Catalysis Society of India, and Maharashtra Academy of Sciences. He was conferred Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour by the President of India on March 28, 2016.  The D.Y. Patil University, Kolhapur conferred upon him D. Sc. (Hon. Causa) in April 2016.  According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)-MHRD, the ICT is ranked SECOND among all universities in India. His research productivity is phenomenal: supervision of 85 doctoral and 94 masters theses, over 350 original research papers, 75 national and PCT patents; 3 books; h-index of 46, i10 index of 174; 7600+ citations. He is a Fellow of Indian National Science Academy, National Academy of Sciences, India and TWAS among others. He was honoured with D. M. Trivedi Lifetime Achievement Award by Indian Chemical Council (2013) and Dr. B. P. Godrej Lifetime Achievement Award of IIChE (2013). The Indian Chemical Council conferred upon him Life Time Achievement Award and gold medal (2014). The American Chemical Society (ACS) published a Festschrift (special issue) of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (2014) in his honour and he is the Founder President ACS India International Chapter. He is on editorial boards of prestigious journals like: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Green Chemistry, Applied Catalysis A: Gen, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chem., Catalysis Communications, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, Current Catalysis, etc.