Lakshmi Yasodhara Ananthabhotla

Covestro Circular Economy Fellow

When industrialization happened, nobody thought about where the waste would end up. In today’s world, designing for a Circular economy and adopting sustainable living methods could bring a noticeable change in solving environmental issues. Lakshmi's passion lies in working to bring about these changes while at the same time boosting awareness of the seriousness of these issues. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India. Before joining Pitt, she worked as a project associate at the Indian Institute of Technology, India on the modeling of multi-phase reactors for biomass pyrolysis.


Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
University of Pittsburgh
Swanson School of Engineering
153 Benedum Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15261


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