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DOZN™ 2.0: A Quantitative Green Chemistry Evaluator
September 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MilliporeSigma launched a new Green Chemistry tool, DOZN™ 2.0 this past spring. DOZN™ is an industry-first Quantitative Green Chemistry Evaluator that evaluates the relative greenness of chemicals and chemical processes against the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry. Through DOZN™ 2.0, scientists now have access to calculate the green scores of their own processes and products. This free, web-based tool provides users with even more data so that they are properly equipped to increase their sustainability. This webinar will introduce the tool and the methodology behind the evaluator.
Dr. Ettigounder (Samy) Ponnusamy
Fellow and Global Manager, Green Chemistry
MilliporeSigma – A business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Ettigounder (Samy) Ponnusamy completed his PhD at the University of Madras (India) in 1982 in Polymer Chemistry and postdoctoral studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago (1983-87). In 1988, he joined Sigma-Aldrich as an R&D Scientist and worked on many high value projects at various capacity. Currently Samy is the Fellow and Global Manager for Green Chemistry at MilliporeSigma (formerly Sigma-Aldrich), leading the Green Chemistry Initiatives.
Samy has over 35 years of industrial and academic research experience in developing new products, greener process developments, polymer processing and greener manufacturing from laboratory to pilot plant scales utilizing green chemistry principles. Samy and his team developed DOZN system, a Quantitative Green Chemistry Evaluator to calculate the relative greenness of chemical products/processes based on the Twelve Green Chemistry Principles. Recently released DOZN 2.0 tool for both inside and outside customers to use it to improve their overall sustainability. Also, Samy leads the new Greener Chemistry Consultancy Business Developments at MilliporeSigma.
Samy is one of the Co-chairs for ACS Green Chemistry Institute’s Chemical Manufacturer Roundtable and, organizes/chairs sessions at the annual ACS GCI’s Green Chemistry & Engineering Conferences and, also participated as organizing committee member for many other Green Chemistry Conferences globally. Samy is the founder of the Worldwide Green Chemistry Team at Sigma-Aldrich in 2007 and currently leading the Green Chemistry initiatives at MilliporeSigma. Samy has published over 40 scientific papers and awarded 6 US/European Patents and, also 3 US Patents pending. Samy’s work was recognized by The Academy of Science St. Louis (founded in 1856), awarded an outstanding scientist award in 2011 and also inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Science St. Louis.
Co-hosted by Beyond Benign and My Green Lab