Sep2016_Roy_mugThe Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), America Section, will award the 13th annual SCI Gordon E. Moore Medal to Abhishek Roy, PhD, Lead Product Research and Development Manager and Technical Platform Leader for Dow Energy and Water Solutions’ RO membrane chemistry platform. He is credited as the primary inventor of DOW FILMTEC™ ECO RO elements, which require less energy to pump water through the membrane and less chemicals for cleaning. Roy earned his PhD from Virginia Tech, has authored 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and holds 10 issued patents, with many pending on his RO work. He is the fourth Dow researcher, (Jerzy Klosin-2013, Edmund M. ‘Ted’ Carnahan-2008 and George Barclay-2004), to win the medal over the 13 years of its existence.

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