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Kuppuswamy Kalyanasundaram Edit Profile

researcher , chemistry educator

Kuppuswamy Kalyanasundaram, Indian chemistry educator, researcher. Peter C. Reilley fellow University Notre Dame, 1974-1976, research fellow Science Research Council, London, 1977-1979. Member Swiss Chemical Society.

Background

Kalyanasundaram, Kuppuswamy was born on June 1, 1949 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. Arrived in Switzerland, 1979. Son of Abhiraman and Kamala (Vaidhyanathan) Kuppuswamy.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Madras, 1969. Master of Science, University Madras, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Notre Dame, 1976.

Career

Postdoctoral research fellow Royal Institution, London, 1977-1979. Member teacher and research faculty department chemistry Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, since 1979. Visiting scientist, faculty fellow chemistry division California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1985.

Visiting associate professor department chemistry University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1994-1995. Organizer International Symposium on Solar Energy Conversion.

Membership

Member Swiss Chemical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Building a library of electronic texts in tamil.

Connections

Married Uthira Nilakantan, January 20, 1980. 1 child, Kavitha.

father:
Abhiraman Kuppuswamy

mother:
Kamala (Vaidhyanathan) Kuppuswamy

spouse:
Uthira Nilakantan

child:
Kavitha Kalyanasundaram