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Krishna Chandra Persaud, British education educator, researcher. Recipient Silver Medal, Royal Academy of Engineering, 1999. Fellow: Royal Society of Chemistry; member: European Chemoreception Organisation (executive secretary/treasurer 1998—2003).

Background

Persaud, Krishna Chandra was born on August 22, 1954 in Georgetown, Guyana. Son of Rohit Persaud and Lutchmee Misir.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, 1973—1976. Master of Science, University of Warwick, England, 1976—1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Warwick, England, 1977—1980.

Career

Research associate University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1981—1983. European research fellow University of Pisa, Italy, 1984—1985. Research fellow Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1985—1987.

Consultant Cogent Ltd, London, 1987—1988. Lecturer University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, England, 1989—1992, senior lecturer England, 1993—2002, reader England, since 2002. Consultant Osmetech plc, Crewe, England, since 1994.

Director OdourMapper Ltd, Manchester, 1993—1994, Smartsight Ltd, Manchester, 2000—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of Electronic Nose. Patents for Payne, P A, Persaud, K C and Syms, A J, Method and device for detecting a condition. United Kingdom Patent Application Northern 9717306.6, granted 20th Feb, 2001, PCT/GB98/02406, 15th August 1997.

    Patents for Persaud, Knights of Columbus (1984) British Patent Application Northern 8421188. Gas or odorant sensor. Patents for Persaud, K C, Pelosi, P (1985) PCT/GB85/00373.

    Gas sensors and methods of making and using them. Patents for Payne, P A and Persaud, K C, Method and apparatus for detecting micro-organisms. United Kingdom Patent Application Northern 9411515.1, PCT/GB95/01347, 9th June 1994, United States Patent Northern 5 807 701, granted 15th September.

    Patents for Persaud, K C, Talou, T and Gaset, A (1992) FR9211634. Procede et dispositif pour la localisation des truffes par la detection des composes volatils emis par ces dernieres. Patents for Persaud, K C and Pelosi, P, Semiconducting organic polymers for gas sensors.

    United Kingdom Patent Northern 0766818, priority date 23rd June 1994, United States Patent Northern 5 882 497, granted 16th March 1999. Patents for Persaud, K C and Pelosi, P, Semiconducting organic polymers (substituted pyrroles). United Kingdom Patent Northern 0766819, priority date 23rd June 1994, Japanese Patent Northern 2931223, United States Patent Application Northern 08/7.

    Patents for Persaud, K C and Khaffaf, S M, Semiconducting organic polymers (substituted indoles as polymers). United Kingdom Patent Application Northern 9425207.9, PCT/GB95/02818, 14th December 1994, United States Patent Northern 6 033 601. Patents for Persaud, K C, Neural networks.

    United Kingdom Patent Northern 0811198, priority date 24th February 1995, PCT/GB965/00406, United States Patent Application Northern 08/913, 472, granted 20th Feb2001 PCT/WO96/264, granted 29th March.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author (with G. Dodd): (journal article) Analysis of discrimination mechanisms in the mammalian olfactory system using a model nose., 1982. Co-author: A Smart Gas Sensor Systems for monitoring environmental changes in closed systems: results from the MIR space station.

Membership

Fellow: Royal Society of Chemistry. Member: European Chemoreception Organisation (executive secretary/treasurer 1998—2003).

Connections

Life partner Anna Maria Pisanelli.

father:
Rohit Persaud

mother:
Lutchmee Misir