Academic Credentials
  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, 2019
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Hampton University, 2014
Licenses & Certifications
  • 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operation and Emergency Response Certification (HAZWOPER)
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) (CA)
Academic Appointments
  • Teaching Assistant, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Syracuse University, 2015
  • Teaching Assistant, Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer, Syracuse University, 2014
Professional Honors
  • Hampton University Presidential Scholar, 2010-2014
  • Xerox Energy Technology Grant, 2012-2013
  • Virginia Power and Engineering Technology Grant, 2013
Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • National Society of Black Engineers

Dr. Gopeesingh is a chemical engineer with expertise in failure analysis and process optimization of chemical systems which include chemical reactors, electrolyzers, catalyst technology, fuel burning devices, and fuel cells. He is professionally trained in the fields including reaction engineering, electrochemistry and combustion with an expansive familiarity with tools and strategies for failure analysis as well as risk assessment. His investigations into system failures involve deep analyses of solid, liquid and gas components that may be comprised within a given issue. He has collaborated on projects with government, industry and academic institutions; and understands how to effectively communicate with as well as on behalf of clients.

Dr. Gopeesingh is an expert at analyzing chemical and reactor technology used a wide array of applications. He is well experienced in recording and analyzing large data sets to extract important information and trends. Dr. Gopeesingh has worked with the U.S. Army, Department of Energy, oil & gas industry, renewables industry and also academia. His expertise in his field is acknowledged internationally through collaborations and awards. 

Prior to joining Exponent, Dr. Gopeesingh completed his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering at Hampton University and Ph.D in Chemical Engineering at Syracuse University. He was a researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  He was also a postdoctoral scientist in the combustion institute at Sandia National Laboratory.