Roshni Patel, a biology major and chemistry minor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will lead the next talk in the college’s Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series.
Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series
Exploring the Frontiers of Green Chemistry Towards a Sustainable World
– Roshni Patel, biology major and chemistry minor at the college
Monday, Oct. 29
Mailman-Hollywood Building | Second Floor Auditorium
About the Talk
Green chemistry focuses on the development and implementation of chemical processes and products to eliminate the use and generation of substances hazardous to the environment and human health.
This student presentation will cover basic principles and evaluation metrics of green chemistry. Additional topics for discussion will include recent chemical and engineering innovations, key developments of green chemistry in America and abroad, and research efforts regarding the negative health impacts of water contaminants, as well as potential solutions.
About the Speaker
Roshni Patel received a prestigious National Science Foundation scholarship to attend the American Chemical Society’s 16th annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, held this past June in Washington, D.C.
Patel, an undergraduate Honors student, joined international researchers, scholars, and industry leaders at the conference, participating in special workshops and lectures on green chemistry’s approach to engineering, sustainable development, and international perspectives. Read more about Patel’s conference experience in this college Spotlight.
This talk is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Song Gao, Ph.D., associate professor at the college, at (954) 262-8388.