Professor Sarbajit Banerjee

Professor Sarbajit Banerjee Davidson Chair Professor of Science at Texas A&M University

In 2012, MIT Technology Review named Sarbajit to its global list of “Top 35
innovators under the age of 35” for the discovery of smart windows that are
enabling increased energy efficiency of buildings. He was named by the
Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (IOM3) as the recipient of the
Rosenhain Medal and Prize in 2015 and was awarded the Beilby Medal and
Prize by IOM3, Royal Society of Chemistry, and the Society for Chemistry & Industry in 2016. He was named by NASA as an Innovative Advanced Concepts
Fellow in 2021 for his work on extraterrestrial construction. He is the 2021 recipient of the Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Science from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering, and Science of Texas. He has published over 220 articles and holds 9 issued US patents that have been licensed to three
companies. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Physics. Of relevance to this forum, Sarbajit’s research interests are focused on materials design, energy efficient buildings, in situ resource utilization, and sustainable construction.