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Dr. Dibyendu "Dibs" Sarkar is professor of environmental engineering and founding director of the sustainability management MS program at Stevens Institute of Technology, a UTRC2 member institution. Dibs joined Stevens in Spring 2016, after serving 8 years at Montclair State University as a professor of environmental science and the founding director of their environmental management PhD program. Prior to joining Montclair State, Dibs served as assistant and associate professor and associate dean of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio (2000 - 2008), after graduating with a PhD in geochemistry from the University of Tennessee (1997) and working as a postdoctoral researcher in Soil and Water Science Department at the University of Florida (1998 - 2000). So far, Dibs has advised 10 PhD students and 15 MS students in 3 universities and trained 14 postdoctoral research associates and 6 international visiting scholars. He has published close to 350 journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, and technical abstracts. He has authored one research monograph, edited two books, and has generated more than $5 million in grant funding to support his group’s research activities. Dibs is an elected Fellow of the Geological Society of America and member of several other professional societies, including American Geophysical Union, Soil Science Society of Agronomy, and the Environmental Geosciences Division of American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Dibs is the founding principal of SIROM Scientific Solutions, LLC, an environmental R&D startup based in New Jersey. He is the founding editor-in-chief of a Springer journal, Current Pollution Reports; technical editor of another Springer journal, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology; and associate editor of Geosphere (online journal of the Geological Society of America), Environmental Geosciences (quarterly journal of the Division of Environmental Geosciences of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists), and Soil Science Society of America Journal. Dibs routinely serves as a reviewer for more than 60 journals and several grant funding agencies, including NSF and NIH. His research interests are in environmental geochemistry and hydrology, nutrient management, risk assessment, and developing green technologies for environmental remediation. Dibs can be reached via email ( or by phone (201-216-8028).

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Dr. Dibyendu “Dibs” Sarkar,
Professor and Director, Sustainability Management Program