Ashok Gadgil

Ashok Gadgil

Physicist Senior Faculty Scientist/Engineer
(510) 486-4651

Bio

Dr. Gadgil is a Senior Faculty Scientist, and Co-lead for the Water-Energy initiative for the Energy Technologies Area at LBNL. He has a Ph.D. in physics from University of California, Berkeley. His expertise ranges from computational fluid dynamics of indoor air and pollutant flows, simulation of entry and transport of indoor radon, building energy efficiency, and methods to treat drinking water to make it potable. He has more than 135 refereed archival journal papers, 120 conference papers, and several patents. His work has won national and international recognition with several prestigious honors and awards. He holds a concurrent appointment on the UC Berkeley Campus as Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Areas of expertise:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics of indoor air and pollutant transport
  • Simulation methods for complex non-linear systems
  • Energy efficiency in buildings
  • Drinking water treatment

Awards

2013 Tech Award
November 15th 2013
Olympus Innovation Award
March 28th 2011
Heinz Awards
September 15th 2009
Modern-Day Leonardo
May 12th 2006
Tech Museum Award
November 10th 2004
PEW Charitable Trust Award
October 14th 1991

Journal and Editorial Board Memberships

Annual Reviews of Environment and Resources, Co-editor in Chief
Development Engineering, Co-Editor in Chief

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