Professor Siddharth V. Patwardhan
Chair of Curriculum Development Committee and Chair of Search Committee.
T: +44 114 222 7593
B.E., M.S., Ph.D., C.Chem.
I obtained a BEng. (2000) in Petrochemical Engineering, from University of Pune, India followed by M. S. and Ph.D. (2003) in Materials Science and Engineering, from University of Cincinnati, USA. Between 2003-2008, I gained post-doctoral experience from University of Delaware and Nottingham Trent University. After a brief lectureship in Chemistry at Nottingham Trent University, I became a Lecturer (2010) in Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Strathclyde. In 2016, I moved to the University of Sheffield to take the position of Senior Lecturer in Chemical and Biological Engineering, where I leads the Green Nanomaterials research group.
I'm Associate Editor of SILICON. He is an elected member of Royal Society of Chemistry’s Materials Chemistry Division Council and EPSRC’s Early Career Forum for Manufacturing Research. I've held various visiting positions including at RIKEN, Japan, IIT Bombay, and University of Akron, USA and I have also organised and served on scientific committee of national and international conferences.
Teaching Excellence award, 2013 and 2015.
My research has strong focus on industry engagement. I'm associate editor and founding member of the journal SILICON. I'm also an active member of EPSRC’s Early Career Forum in Manufacturing Research, EPSRC’s Directed Assembly Network, the British Council’s Researcher Links/Newton Fund Panel and RSC’s Materials Chemistry Division Council. I've received various funding awards including research councils, charity, government and industry. I recently received Teaching Excellence Awards in 2013 and 2015, nominated by students.
Research group: Green Nanomaterials Research Group
Recent research video
My group provides consultancy and R&D services to a wide variety of sectors and markets including energy, waste derived products, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, natural products. Specific examples include: