Prashanth joined Optimized Gas Treating, Inc. as a Development Engineer in May 2018. He received a B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from Anna University, India in 2016 and a M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University in 2018. During his undergraduate years, he worked as a research intern in Central Leather Research Institute, India, developing pilot plants and simulation tools for solar thermal systems. As a graduate student, he did research on developing novel solvents for desalination and modeling liquid-liquid equilibria.