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Agronomy Alumna Nominated as Inventor of the Year

Kavitha Dasu (PhD ’11, Agronomy), senior research scientist and lead chemist for Battelle’s PFAS program, was honored as the company’s 2022 Inventor of the Year. Dasu’s work addresses emerging contaminants, including the development of technologies to assess, measure, remediate and destroy per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). One technology, PFAS Annihilator™, earned an honorable mention in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas. Dasu was also recognized for enabling the success of other scientists at Battelle.

Kavitha Dasu and Lou von Thaer

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