Next Meeting: Monday, November 20th - Dinner Meeting at the Pfizer Building. Venue.

Topic: Transforming Waste Materials to Energy & Chemicals: An Update on Sustainable Waste Management


Speaker: Dr. Marco J. Castaldi, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, City College of New York, and Program Director of Earth System Science and Environmental Engineering, and the Earth Engineering Center at CCNY.

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Bio: Dr. Castaldi is an Associate Professor in the Chemical Engineering Dept. at City College of New York (CCNY), and also Program Director of Earth System Science and Environmental Engineering, and the Earth Engineering Center at CCNY.

Prior to joining CCNY, he was an Associate Professor at Columbia University’s Earth & Environmental Engineering Dept. Prof. Castaldi has approximately 90 peer-reviewed research articles, 40 peer-reviewed conference papers, three book chapters and eleven patents in the fields of catalysis, combustion and gasification. He was the Editor of the North American Waste to Energy Conference Series, Co-Editor of the Waste to Energy text (Woodhead Publishing), and Editorial Board Member of Waste and Biomass Valorization (Springer) and Catalysts.

Prior to his academic career, Prof. Castaldi worked first as Manager of Fuel Processor Component Development for Precision Combustion Inc. (New Haven, CT). Marco is Past Chair of the Materials and Energy Recovery Div. of ASME, Past Chair of the Research and New Technology Council of AIChE and recent Past-Chair of the North American Catalysis Society’s New York Metropolitan Section.

A Native New Yorker, Marco received his B.S., ChE (Magna Cum Laude) from Manhattan College. His Ph.D. is in Chemical Engineering from UCLA, and he has minors in Advanced Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics.

Fees and Deadlines: varies by professional category.

Members and Guests:
* Members of the Local Section $25;
* Guests and Non-Members: $40.
Note: PDH credits (when offered): an addit. $10.

Please note that this event has traditionally sold out.
Reserve now.

Students: Students: Undergraduates - Free. Seating is limited, so please register early. How to Register.

Graduate Students: $10. Please reserve here. (Please also register after paying by credit card.)

Deadline: No reservations taken after Thursday, November 16th at 5 pm ET.
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Questions: Contact David Deutsch at info@aiche-metrony.org or call (917) 684-1659.

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Save the Dates: 2017-18 Meeting Dates
Also in October (also in October: 2017 Chem Show at Javits Center, 10/31 - 11/2)

Monday, Nov. 20th
Topic: Transforming Waste Materials to Energy & Chemicals: An Update on Sustainable Waste Management


Speaker: Dr. Marco J. Castaldi, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, City College of New York, and Program Director of Earth System Science and Environmental Engineering, and the Earth Engineering Center at CCNY.

December meeting - date to be determined. We will be participating in the December ASME, Metro New York Section’s meeting at the Ukrainian East Village Restaurant.

• Tuesday, Jan. 16th / • Tuesday, Feb. 20th / • Monday, Mar. 19th / • Monday, Apr. 16th / • Monday, May 21st / • Monday, Jun. 18th

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