Vivek is a volunteer with be Waste Wise. His work involves carrying out research to establish partnerships with new organizations.
He is doing PhD at Auburn University, USA and his area of work is plastic waste to fuels conversion. He is also leading a project on his campus for pilot testing of ‘reusable to-go containers’ to reduce the waste from single use food containers in dining facilities. Previously he has worked as a research assistant at Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, where his project involved converting garden waste into cooking fuel for use on campus.
He is a chemical engineer from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai and has 2 years of work experience in petrochemical industry. In his spare time, he likes to go into the woods with his hammock and read books. He currently lives in Auburn, Alabama.