Distinguished University Professor of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering, University of South Florida
Dr. D. Yogi Goswami is a Distinguished University Professor and Director of the Clean Energy Research Center at the University of South Florida. He is also a Co-Founder and Chief Science and Technology Advisor of Molekule, Inc. Dr. Goswami has conducted research over the last 45 years on solar energy, energy storage, thermodynamics, and indoor air quality (IAQ). He has published as an author or editor 23 books and more than 400 scientific papers. He is Editor-in-chief Emeritus of the preeminent scientific journal Solar Energy. Dr. Goswami is a recipient of the highest energy related awards of ASME, ASES, ISES and AAES and more than 50 other awards and certificates from major engineering and scientific societies. Dr. Goswami is a Fellow of AAAS, ASHRAE, ASES, ISES and the National Academy of Inventors. He is a Honorary Member of ASME. He also holds 36 patents and has been inducted in the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. His invention of Photo-electrochemical oxidation (PECO) technology for air purification, which is commercially available as Molekule, was picked as one of the 25 best inventions by Time magazine in 2017. After a successful exit from Molekule, he started a new company, Applied Photonix, LLC that is commercializing the latest “Plasmonic Photonic Technology” to disinfect indoor air that provides safety from viruses and other pathogens in the air. Applied Photonix is a division of Holtec International, whose CEO, Dr. Kris Singh is a member of ASEMFL and NAE.