Prof. Marco Castaldi 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. Professor Castaldi has approximately 60 peer-reviewed research articles, 40 peer-reviewed conference papers, 3 book chapters and 11 patents in the fields of catalysis, combustion and gasification. Some of his research findings have been covered by The New York Times, The Observer, CNN, and other trade publications. Prior to his academic career Professor Castaldi worked as Manager of Fuel Processor Component Development for Precision Combustion Inc. in New Haven, CT overseeing projects totaling $5 MM.
Prof. Castaldi received many awards, some of which are the Fulbright Global Award in 2016, National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2009, National Academies’ Intelligence Science & Technology Expert Group in 2015, Panel Member Appointment to National Research Council in 2014 and appointment as Fellow to National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Eng. Ed. in 2012.
Future of Thermal and Biological Waste Treatment Technology
September 29, 2016 from our The 2016 Global Dialogue On Waste, Video Panels Watch Demetra Tsiamis (Associate Director of Earth Engineering Center at CCNY) discuss the Future of Waste Treatment Technologies with Prof. Marco Castaldi (Associate Professor at City College of New York), Prof. Nickolas Themelis (Director of Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University) and Dr. Venkata Mohan (Prinicipal Scientist at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology). This panel was organized under the "Future of Waste" theme curated by Prof. Margaret Bates of University of Northampton, as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise.