Professor Avtar Singh Matharu is Senior Lecturer, Deputy Director of the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE) and PGT MSc Green Chemistry and Sustainable Industrial Technology Course Director. The GCCE is an internationally-leading academic facility for the provision of excellence in green and sustainable chemical technologies, processes and products. He has been External Examiner at Keele University for their Postgraduate Taught MSc in Environmental Science & Green Technologies. He is Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier Current Research in Green and Sustainable Chemistry.
Avtar specialises in gaining high additional chemical value from otherwise low-value resources or waste such as unavoidable food supply chain wastes, developing sustainable supply chains and circular economy within the context of biorefineries.