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biomedical engineering educator

Nirmala Ramanujam, Malaysian, American biomedical engineering educator. Member Optical Society of America (vice chair technical council biomedical spectroscopy group 1997, program committee member since 1999), Society Photochemistry and Photobiology, American Society Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Background

Ramanujam, Nirmala was born on June 25, 1968 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Came to the United States, 1984. Daughter of Varadachari and Padma Vengipuram Ramanujam.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Texas, 1989. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Texas, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy in biomedical Engineering, University Texas, 1995.

Career

Research scientist University Texas, Austin, 1995-1996. National Institutes of Health postgraduate fellow University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1996-1999, assistant professor department biochemistry and biophysics, since 1999. Consultant MediSpectra, Boston, 1999.

Grant reviewer Alzheimers Association, Chicago, 1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Yearbook of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 1995, Lasers in Surface Engineering, 1998, Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, 2000. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member Optical Society of America (vice chair technical council biomedical spectroscopy group 1997, program committee member since 1999), Society Photochemistry and Photobiology, American Society Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Sivakumar Jaikumar, April 15, 1998.

father:
Varadachari Ramanujam

mother:
Padma Vengipuram Ramanujam

spouse:
Sivakumar Jaikumar