Paul Anastas, Director of the Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering and Professor in the Practice of Chemistry for the Environment, Yale University, USA

Paul Anastas

Professor Paul T. Anastas is on the faculty of Yale University with appointments in the Department of Chemistry, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, The School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and the School of Management.  He is widely known as the “Father of Green Chemistry” and has published 13 books on sustainable technology.  He has experience in business (co-founded three companies), the NGO world (co-founded the Green Chemistry Institute), and government having served in the Administrations of the past four U.S. Presidents including serving in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Clinton and Bush Administrations and as Assistant Administrator and Chief Scientist at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the Obama Administration.

Selections of numerous awards include:

  • Heinz Award
  • Rachel Carson Prize
  • E. O. Wilson Prize
  • Emanuel Merck Medal

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