Filtration Technology Corporation (FTC) is proud to announce that Dr. Ashish Bandekar was named the recipient of the 2019 Young Scientist Award at the annual conference of the American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS). AFS Chair Thomas Ramsey presented the 2019 Young Scientist Award to Dr. Bandekar at the Annual Technical Conference & Expo held this year in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Each year, AFS selects one distinguished industry professional to receive this award, and at the April 2 AFS Awards Luncheon, Dr. Bandekar’s work in research and development at FTC was recognized. Pictured here are: Chris Wallas, Ashish Bandekar, and Dr. Hari Nemmara.
“We are all extremely proud of Ashish” said FTC’s Vice President of Technology Chris Wallace. “This level of recognition from industry peers is a testament to his hard work, innovative thought, and commitment to advancing the field of filtration and separation technology.”
Dr. Ashish Bandekar completed his PhD in Chemical and Bio-molecular Engineering from the University of Akron. He currently works with FTC as a R&D Engineer. He has worked in the areas of filtration, electro-wetting, and coalescence. He has a patent for his work on Electro-wet coalescer in liquid/liquid filtration applications, and he has published research papers in multiple journals. Bandekar has been an active member of AFS since 2013 and is currently a member of the Publication and Chapter Affairs Committees for AFS.
FTC was founded in 1987 to provide the best industrial filtration and separation solutions that bring clear value to customers. Today, FTC provides products and service to general industrial manufacturing, oil & gas, chemical production, , power generation, food & beverage, and water treatment markets. The company operates with a stated goal to maximize performance and minimize overall cost of ownership by providing technical assistance, quick response times, and ongoing leadership in research and development. FTC maintains manufacturing, research center, and corporate office facilities in Houston, TX, as well as an online presence at www.ftc-houston.com.