Dr. Mayank Gupta served as a Director of the American Chemical Society-Greater Houston Section. Dr. Gupta has over 16 years of experience in nanomaterials, electroplating, syngas conversion, biomass conversion, desulfurization, CO2 capture, and pulp & paper. Dr. Gupta holds three United States patents (pending). While publishing his diverse research in various internationally-renowned journals, Dr. Gupta has also served as the PI/Co-PI on federally funded projects. Dr. Gupta received his master’s and doctorate degrees in chemical engineering from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA. He also holds a master’s degree in paper science and engineering from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA. He received his bachelor’s degree in pulp and paper engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee in India.