Dr. Ashok Menon
Global Technology Leader
SABIC Technology Centre
Dr Ashok Menon is leading the Global Life Cycle Assessment efforts in Corporate Sustainability Department of SABIC. His responsibilities includes driving strategies to minimize environmental impact by assessing carbon footprint, Global warming potential and energy utilization, toxicity and related impact categories for different products, processes and services across the entire organization covering US, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. Ashok is also one of the Board of Directors for STC-Bangalore.
Ashok has over 18+ years of industrial and academic experience. In his previous assignments, as a Director Materials Characterization and Analytical Technology division in General Electric, JFWTC Bangalore, he played a key role in shaping both local and global analytical Centre of Excellence. He also played a key role in transitioning GE Plastics team to SABIC in 2013.
Ashok has over 20 research papers in both national and international journals, 4 filed US patents to his name, has delivered number of invited lectures in various national and international conferences, has been in the panel of external Ph.D guides for IIT-Kharagpur & Manipal University and was a part of scientific advisory committee of the Karnataka State Pollution Control board.
Ashok has completed postdoctoral fellowship from University of Minnesota, USA and PhD from Department of Chemistry, University of Mumbai in chemical processing of materials.