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Phiroz Maneck Bhagat, American mechanical engineer. Knights of Columbus, Mahindra scholar, 1970, J.N. Tata scholar, 1970; Horace Rackham predoctoral fellow, 1973-1974, 74-75. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York Academy of Sciences, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi.

Background

Bhagat, Phiroz Maneck was born on October 28, 1948. Came to the United States, 1970. Son of Maneck Phirozshaw and Khorshed Eduljee (Batliwala) Bhagat.

Education

Bachelor of Technology, Indian Institute Technology-Bombay, 1970. Master of Science in Engineering, University Michigan, 1971, Doctor of Philosophy., 1975. Research fellow in applied mechanics Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975-1977.

Assistant professor engineering Columbia University, New York City, 1977-1981, adjunct assistant professor, 1981-1984. Staff engineer Exxon Research & Engineering Company, Florham Park, New Jersey, 1981-1983, senior staff engineer, 1983^, head science computing group, 1988-1990. Managing director Janus Enterprise International, 1992-1994.

Career

Research fellow in applied mechanics Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975-1977. Assistant professor engineering Columbia University, New York City, 1977-1981. Staff engineer Exxon Mobil Research & Engineering Company, Florham Park, New Jersey, 1981-1983, senior staff engineer, 1983-2001.

Senior engineering associate Exxon Mobil Research and Engineering Company, Annandale, New Jersey, 2001—2003. Founder, principal Strategy Engines, LLC, Westfield, since 2004. Adjunct assistan professor Columbia University, New York City, 1981-1984.

Head science computing group Exxon/Mobil Research & Engineering Company, Florham Park, 1988-1990. Managing director Janus Enterprise International, 1992-1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research and development of neural nets and pattern recognition technology in technical and business applications, providing cutting edge data driven modeling solutions for improved operations and profitability in the financial and process industries. First to develop the application of pattern recognition technology for technical and business operations in the petroleum and chemical industry.

Membership

Member AIChE, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York Academy Sciences, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi. Research development of Neural Nets in technical and business applications, pattern recognition and forecasting for business strategies, on application of thermal sciences to model for technicaland business strategies petrochemical processes, science computing, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, computer modeling, business global computer simulation.

Connections

Married Patricia Jane Steckler, October 13, 1979. Children: Kay, Sarah.

father:
Maneck Phirozshaw Bhagat

mother:
Khorshed Eduljee (Batliwala) Bhagat

spouse:
Patricia Jane Steckler

child:
Kay Bhagat

child:
Sarah Bhagat