Dipti Kamath

Dipti Kamath is R&D Associate Staff Member in the Manufacturing Energy Efficiency Research & Analysis Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). She works on the techno-economic and lifecycle assessment of integrated biorefinery technologies for the paper and pulp industries, as well as biomass allocation optimization. Dr. Kamath also serves as a Technical Account Manager for the US Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings, Better Plants program. Her career interests center around conducting techno-economic and lifecycle assessments for manufacturing industries, and, in particular, the integration of energy efficiency, waste management, and circular economy. Dr. Kamath earned a PhD in environmental engineering with dual major in environmental science and policy from Michigan State University, a master of technology degree in environmental engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India, and a bachelor of technology degree in civil engineering from the University of Calicut, India. She can be reached at kamathdd@ornl.gov.