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Engineer

Bala Radhakrishnan Nair, Indian engineer. Recipient grand prize Excellence in Design, Design News Magazine, Chicago, 1988, Research and Development Magazine award, 1993. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Nuclear Society, Laser Institute American, Titanium Development Association.

Background

Nair, Bala Radhakrishnan was born on February 14, 1936 in Belgaum, Mysore, India. Came to the United States, 1967. Son of Cherukatt Balakrishnan and Malamal Parvathy Nair.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Madras, 1959. Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, Kansas State University, 1969.

Career

Junior engineer, Larsen & Toubro, Ltd., Bombay, 1959-1960;trainee, Atomic Energy Commission, Bombay, 1960-1961;scientific officer, Atomic Energy Commission, Bombay, 1961-1964;assistant engineer, Voltas Ltd., Bombay, 1964-1967;senior engineer, Crane Company, Chicago, 1969-1972;design engineer, Rockwell International, Pittsburgh, 1972-1974;senior principal engineer, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1984-1978;engineering manager, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh, since 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Nuclear Society, Laser Institute American, Titanium Development Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, traveling.

Connections

Married Indira Rajagopal Menon, December 9, 1963. Children: Nandita, Sarita.

father:
Cherukatt Balakrishnan

mother:
Malamal Parvathy Nair

spouse:
Indira Rajagopal Menon

children:
Nandita Nair

Sarita Nair