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USF Distinguished University Professor Yogi Goswami Honored by American Society of Mechanical Engineers

TAMPA - USF College of Engineering Distinguished Professor Yogi Goswami has been named the 2021 recipient of the ASME Safety Codes and Standards Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for leading the development of new safety standards for thermal energy systems.

The award is presented to individuals who have contributed to the enhancement of public safety through the development and promotion of ASME codes and standards or the ASME safety accreditation activity.

Dr. Yogi Goswami

Dr. Goswami is the director of the Clean Energy Research Center and a globally renown expert in clean energy. An inductee to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, Dr. Goswami also is a co-founder and chief science advisor of Molekule, Inc., a San Francisco-based air purification company that has reinvented the air purification utilizing his invention of photo-electrochemical oxidation (PECO). The technology destroys airborne pollutants including viruses, bacteria, mold, and chemicals.

Dr. Goswami has published 22 books and more than 400 scientific papers and holds 32 patents. He is a recipient of the highest energy related awards of ASME and more than 50 other awards and certificates from major engineering and scientific societies. He has served as a governor and senior vice president of ASME, president of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES), and president of the International Association for Solar Energy Education (IASEE).

Dr. Goswami received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Delhi College of Engineering and his master’s and PhD in mechanical engineering from Auburn University.

About ASME

ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education, and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world. ASME recently formed the International Society of Interdisciplinary Engineers (ISIE) LLC, a new for-profit subsidiary to house business ventures that will bring new and innovative products, services, and technologies to the engineering community. For more information, visit

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