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chemist , educator , researcher

Karnam Chandrasekara Pillai, Indian chemist, educator, chemist, researcher. Fellow: Society Electrochemical Science and Technology (life; member advisory committee Madras chapter 1988-1990, chairman electrodics division 1999—2001).

Background

Pillai, Karnam Chandrasekara was born on November 1, 1948 in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India. Son of Karnam Jayarama Pillai and Karnam Nagarathnamma.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Arts and Science College, Chittoor, 1968. Master of Science, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, India, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 1975.

Career

Research trainee Madras Refineries, 1975—1976. Scientist B National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur, India, 1976—1978. Postdoctoral fellow University College, Dublin, 1978—1981.

Research associate Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1981—1983. Scientist C Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karakudi, India, 1983—1985. Professor University Madras, Chennai, India, since 1985.

Presenter in field; visiting professor Kumamoto University, Japan, 2001—2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 42 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: Society Electrochemical Science and Technology (life. Member advisory committee Madras chapter 1988-1990, chairman electrodics division 1999—2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, movies, reading.

Connections

Married Karnam Vijayalakshmi, October 19, 1983. Children: Sindhuja, Silpaja.

father:
Karnam Jayarama Pillai

mother:
Karnam Nagarathnamma

spouse:
Karnam Vijayalakshmi

child:
Sindhuja Pillai

child:
Silpaja Pillai