Thank you for joining us for our final 2018 Confluence Connects event
Congratulations to Dr. Rakesh Govind for being awarded Confluence Entrepreneur of the Year
About Dr. Rakesh Govind
Dr. Rakesh Govind obtained his MS and PhD from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, where his thesis was on automated development of chemicals and processes using artificial intelligence. He briefly worked at Mellon Institute and then joined University of Cincinnati as Assistant Professor. In 1996 Dr. Govind founded PRD Tech, Inc.,(Process Reserach and Development), to bring new environmental treatment technologies to the market. Since 1996 he has founded several companies, while continuing to teach at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Govind has been awarded 8 patents and published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Brief Description of Companies
PRD Tech, Inc.
Developed technologies for biological treatment of air contaminants, wastewater treatment, electro-treatment of pollutants in water
LCP Tech, Inc.
Liquid crystal polymers, enzymes for machining fluids
NextGen Septic, LLC
Decentralized wastewater treatment from individual homes, restaurants, small buildings, golf clubs, etc.
Water Warriors, Inc.
Retrofitting existing wastewater treatment plants with high efficiency aeration and biomedia, improved treatment in existing lagoons,
enzymes for increasing wastewater treatment effectiveness
Surface Assisted Crystallization of temporary hardness in water