Dr. Gopal Achari

Award Category: 
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Award
Recipient Year: 
2018

Dr. Gopal Achari came to Canada from India in 1989.  Dr. Achari is a professor at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Engineering. He uses technology to remediate environmental contaminants. His works have had significant impact on aboriginal and agricultural communities affected by wastewater produced by industry. On a global level, his work is valuable to rapidly developing countries such as India and China.

Dr. Achari is the recipient of a multitude of awards from related professional bodies, including the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta’s (APEGA) 2011 Environment and Sustainability Award.