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Engineering educator

Arunachalam Ravindran, American engineering educator. Named Best Professional, School Industrial Engineering, University Oklahoma, 1985, 88. Fellow Institute Industrial Engineers (director 1981-1983); member Operations Research Society of America (VLP chair 1979-1980), Institute Management Science (COLEM chair 1980-1982, Edelman Finalist award 1988), American Society Engineering Education.

Background

Ravindran, Arunachalam was born on January 1, 1944 in Tiruchy, Madras, India. Came to the United States, 1965. Son of Nagar M. and Janaki (Ramaswami) A.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani, India, 1965. Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, University California, Berkeley, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1969.

Career

Assistant professor industrial engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1969-1974;associate professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1974-1979;professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1979-1982;assistant head, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1981-1982;director and professor industrial engineering, U. Oklahoma, Norman, 1982-1987;associate provost and professor industrial engineering, U. Oklahoma, Norman, 1988-1995;director wireless Electric Membership Corporation Center, U. Oklahoma, Norman, since 1995. Consultant American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Princeton, New Jersey, 1987. Director operations research Institute Industrial Engineers, Atlanta, 1982-1983.

Works

Membership

Fellow Institute Industrial Engineers (director 1981-1983). Member Operations Research Society of America (VLP chair 1979-1980), Institute Management Science (COLEM chair 1980-1982, Edelman Finalist award 1988), American Society Engineering Education.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: tennis.

Connections

Married Bhuvana Mani, May 31, 1968. Children: Vijay, Ramya.

father:
Nagar M. A.

mother:
Janaki (Ramaswami) A.

spouse:
Bhuvana Mani

child:
Vijay Ravindran

child:
Ramya Ravindran