Darshan Sachde, Ph.D.

Senior Engineer




Senior Engineer, Trimeric Corporation, 2016 - Present

Building Energy Research Intern, Austin Energy, 2010

Equipment Engineer I & II, Samsung Austin Semiconductor, 2006 - 2009

Co-op Engineer, DuPont, 2004 - 2005

Engineering Intern, Fluor, 2004


Fields of Experience


Mr. Sachde has extensive experience in a wide range of chemical engineering industries and applications including oil refining, polymer fiber spinning, polymer processing, semiconductor manufacturing, uranium processing, and CO2 capture from power plant flue gas with amine solvents. Specific experience includes the following:


• Expertise in rate-based modeling methods and theory of gas absorption, including development of numerical methods and models.

• Significant experience in AspenPlus® process modeling software

• Expertise in techno-economic, cost-benefit, and decision/risk analysis approaches for project and technology evaluation. Includes specific project work on CO2 capture systems and uranium extraction from seawater.

• Experience as part of a new factory start-up and equipment commissioning team for a state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing facility.


Professional Registrations or Affiliations


Member of the Texas Radiation Advisory Board (TRAB) by governor appointment




Ph.D, Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2016

M.S., Civil Engineering (EWRE), The University of Texas at Austin, 2011

M.PAff., (Public Policy), The University of Texas at Austin, 2011

B.S., Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006


Honors & Awards


The University of Texas at Austin, Engineering Foundation Endowed Graduate Presidential Scholarship