Speaker Profile

Gaurav N. Sant

Professor, UCLA Engineering and Co-Founder, SeaChange

Gaurav is a Professor and a Samueli Fellow in the Samueli School of Engineering with appointments in the Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering, and the California Nanosystems Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is also the Director of UCLA's Institute for Carbon Management. Gaurav's research encompasses heterogeneous reactions at solid-liquid-vapor interfaces including dissolution, precipitation, and electrochemical corrosion with applications in catalyzing new technologies for heavy industry decarbonization. The outcomes of this work are described in more than 170 peer-reviewed journal publications.

Gaurav is the Founder of CarbonBuilt Inc., a Grand Prize winner in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE Competition, Grand Prizewinner in The Liveability Challenge hosted by the Temasek Foundation, and a Global Top 10 Innovation selected at The International Cool Earth Forum 2018. Gaurav's research has been recognized by numerous awards including the U.S. National Science Foundation's CAREER Award, a Hellmann Fellowship, RILEM'sGustavo Collonnetti Medal, the American Concrete Institute's Walter P. Murphy Jr., and J.C Roumain Awards, and selection as one of UCLA's Optimists. Gaurav has served as an expert providing: a) testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives and b) strategic consulting, core R&D, and innovation support to Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, philanthropic foundations, and industry organizations across the world.

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