Ph.D. Student, ChBE
Udita Ringania is a Ph.D. candidate in the school of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech, advised by Dr. Saad Bhamla. Her research focuses on developing a sustainable, energy-efficient, low cost and easily scalable alternative for drying/dewatering cellulose nanomaterials, a high value forest product. She is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Blue Sky Young Researcher and Innovation Award presented by the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA). She has served as a leadership coach for Georgia Tech students through the LEAD program (2019-2021) and was a board member for AChEGS (2019-2020), a student run organization for graduate students. She holds a Master’s degree (2018) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and an undergraduate degree (2015) from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India, both in Chemical Engineering. She loves plants, volunteers at Trees Atlanta, and recently started running to help raise funds for the education of underprivileged children in India.
Advisor: Saad Bhamla