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Doraiswami Ramkrishna

researcher , chemical engineering educator

Doraiswami Ramkrishna, Indian Chemical engineering educator, researcher. Achievements include application of operator theory, population balances and stochastic methods to numerous chemical engineering problems. Named Distinguished Engineering alumnus Bombay U., 1994. Fellow American Institute Medical and Biological Engineering; member AIChE (Alpha Chi Sigmaaward 1987), American Chemical Society.

Background

Ramkrishna, Doraiswami was born on October 29, 1938 in Trichur, Kerala, India. Came to the United States, 1974. Son of Mont Rose and Ponnu (Raman) Doraiswami.

Education

Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, Bombay University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Minnesota, 1965. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Minnesota, 2004.

Career

From assistant to associate professor chemical engineering, Indian Institute Technology, Kanpur, 1967-1975;professor, Indian Institute Technology, Kanpur, 1975-1976;professor chemical engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, since 1976;Harry Creighton Peffer distinguished professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, since 1994. Visiting associate professor of University Wisconsin, Madison, 1974-1975. Visiting professor University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1975-1976, George T. Piercy distinguished visiting professor, 1988.

Kane visiting professor department chemical technical Bombay U., 1983. Melchor visiting professor U. Notre Dame, Indiana, 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include application of operator theory, population balances and stochastic methods to numerous chemical engineering problems.

Works

book Linear Operator Methods in Chemical Engineering With Applications to Transport and Chemical Reaction Systems (Prentice Hall International Series in the Physical and Chemical Engineering Sciences) book Population Balances: Theory and Applications to Particulate Systems in Engineering book Population Balances: Theory and Applications to Particulate Systems in Engineering 1st edition by Ramkrishna, Doraiswami (2000) Hardcover book Population Balances: Theory and Applications to Particulate Systems in Engineering Hardcover - July 26, 2000

Membership

Fellow American Institute Medical and Biological Engineering. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers (Alpha Chi Sigma award 1987, RH Wilhelm award in Chemical Reaction Engineering, 1998, Thomas Baron award, 2004), von Humboldt Foundation (Senior Humboldt award 2001).

Connections

Married, 1966; children: Sriram, Arvind.

father:
Mont Rose Doraiswami

mother:
Ponnu (Raman) Doraiswami

children:
Sriram Ramkrishna

Arvind Ramkrishna