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Karuppasamy Sentrayan

Karuppasamy Sentrayan, Indian biophysicist, researcher. Achievements include research in non-linear optics and laser technical. Recipient Outstanding Scholastic Achievement award Association for Asian Indians in American, 1994; Government India scholar University Maryland, 1985-1990. Fellow American Society Laser Surgery and Medicine; member Optical Society of America.


  • Sentrayan, Karuppasamy was born on May 1, 1959 in Sakkampatty, Madurai, India. Came to the United States, 1985. Son of Sangu Karuppasamy and Saraswathi (Thillai) Sentrayan.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Solid State Physics, Madurai (India) University, 1981. Master of Science in Laser and Electro-Optical Engineering, Anna University, Madras, India, 1983. Master of Science in Chemical Physics, University Maryland, 1990.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Laser Physics, Howard University, 1993.


    • Project associate Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1983-1985. Graduate research assistant Howard University, Washington, 1990-1993, research associate, since 1993. Senior research scientist Materials and Spectroscopy Inc., Glenn Dale, Maryland, 1994-1996.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in non-linear optics and laser technical.


    • Assistant editor Thentral, 1986-1989. Contributor articles to Applied Physics B, Journal Physics, Applied Optics, Laser Chemistry, Lasers in Life Science, Optics and Laser Technology.


    Fellow American Society Laser Surgery and Medicine. Member Optical Society of America.


    • father: Sangu Karuppasamy Sentrayan
    • mother: Saraswathi (Thillai) Sentrayan
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    Born May 1, 1959
    (age 58)
    • 1981
      Madurai (India) University
    • 1983
      Anna University
    • 1990
      University Maryland
    • 1993
      Howard University
    • 1983 - 1985
      Project associate, Indian Institute of Technology
      Madras, Oregon, United States
    • 1990 - 1993
      graduate research assistant, Howard University
      Washington, United States