Sharma is named fellow of international chemistry society

BK SharmaMarch 7, 2018

B.K. Sharma, senior research engineer at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), has been admitted as a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and is entitled to use the designatory letters FRSC for his accomplishments and his contributions and impact in the field of chemistry sciences.

Fellowships in the society award and acknowledge scientists who are authorities in academia and committed to addressing global and societal challenges. The Royal Society of Chemistry is a United Kingdom-based organization with more than 50,000 members worldwide. It’s a renowned organization recognized all over the world.

Sharma joined ISTC in 2009 and has studied biolubricants, biofuels, and alternative fuels. A few of his current research projects include converting waste material, such as non-recyclable plastics, tires, waste oils, and waste biomass to liquid fuels; studying the agronomy of perennial energy crop production in roadway right-of-ways; and recovering polymers from cellphone plastic cases.

In his career, Sharma has published 107 publications in international journals, holds five U.S. patents, has written one book and 13 book chapters, and has presented 162 talks at national and international conferences. Sharma is also a fellow of Society of Tribology & Lubrication Engineers.

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