Anurag Bajpayee is the Co-Founder and CEO of Gradiant. Under his leadership, Gradiant has evolved from a technology start-up into a global solutions provider for advanced water and wastewater treatment. Anurag earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, where he worked on industrial desalination and water treatment. His doctoral work was recognized by Scientific American as a “Top 10 World Changing Idea” – it is now part of Gradiant’s technology portfolio. The co-author of seminal journal articles and the holder of several patents in the field of water treatment, Anurag holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri and a master’s and doctorate degree from MIT.