Now in his ninth year as president of Nebraska Air Quality Specialties, Srivastav is a winner of the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award from the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and an air quality expert. Through his company NAQS, he is actively engaged in numerous industry organizations, including the Nebraska Industrial Council on the Environment (NICE) – of which he is also the Chairperson, Association of Nebraska Ethanol Producers (ANNEP), American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), Air and Waste Management, Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and provides significant input to some of these organizations on air quality regulations and potential areas of engagement for industry. He was interviewed for the June 2010 issue of ACE’s Ethanol Today for the article on Ethanol's Commitment to Clean Air. Piyush is on the cover page of the April 2011 Issue of the Ethanol Producer Magazine and was interviewed for leading an article on air quality permitting and compliance issues and continues to be featured in national magazines. NAQS clients include several fortune 500 companies, large private companies, small corporations, local and federal government agencies.
Piyush holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Physics, and Mathematics from the University of Lucknow, India; Master of Technology in Applied Geology from the University of Roorkee (Now IIT-Roorkee), India; Master of Science in Hydrogeology from The George Washington University in Washington, DC; and worked towards a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Hydrogeology from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Piyush lives with his wife who is also a former regulator and an environmental expert, and two daughters on a wonderful acreage in the rolling hills of Garland, Nebraska, and is a die-hard Husker fan!