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Malathy Pushpavanam, Indian research scientist. Recipient Ferrogaurd award Electrochemical Society India, 1981, New Mexico Sampath award for best scientist, 2000, Vaswik National award Vividhlaxi Audhyogik, 1989, Tamil Nadu State award, 1999, Best Electroplater award SAEST, MFAI; Raman Research Fellowship, 2002.

Background

Pushpavanam, Malathy was born on January 21, 1948 in Villupuram, Tamilnadu, India. Daughter of Muthusamy Ramasamy Balachandran and Balachandran Rajalakshmi.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Holy Cross College, Trichy, India, 1968. Postgraduate degree, Institution Chemists, Calcutta, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, 1990.

Career

Senior laboratory assistant Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, India, 1968-1975, junior technical assistant India, 1975-1982, scientist India, 1982-1994, assistant director India, since 1994. Consultant in field; project director IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India, 1996-1999, VSSC, Trivandrum, India, 1997-2003, project team member minister of defense, aeronautics, agriculture, non-conventional energy source, information technical, since 2006.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 250 articles to professional journals. 22 patents in field of industrial metal finishing and corrosion science and engineering.

Membership

Fellow Society for the Advancement Electrochemical Science and Technology (secretary 1993-1994), Association Institution Chemists, Electrochemical Society India. Member Indian Institute Metals, Computer Society India.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, cooking, gardening, reading, interior decoration.

Connections

Married Subramanian Pushpavanam, July 1, 1970. Children: S.P. Ravishankar, S.P. Prabhushankar.

father:
Muthusamy Ramasamy Balachandran

mother:
Balachandran Rajalakshmi

spouse:
Subramanian Pushpavanam

child:
S.P. Ravishankar Pushpavanam

child:
S.P. Prabhushankar Pushpavanam