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consultant , research , Engineering educator , company executive

Sankaran Sundaresan, Indian research and development company executive, engineering educator, consultant. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2000, President's award Princeton University, 2006.

Background

Sundaresan, Sankaran was born on June 9, 1955 in Madural, India. Son of Gurumoorthy and Sarojini Sankaran.

Education

Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 1976. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Houston, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Houston, 1980.

Career

Assistant professor chemical engineering Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1980—1987, associate professor chemical engineering, 1987—1992, professor chemical engineering, since 1992, associate dean for academy affairs SEAS, 1997—2003. Director Research and Development Exelus, Inc., Livingston, since 2004. Consultant Mobil Technology Company, Paulsboro, New Jersey, 1990-1996, Exxon Research & Engineering Company, Florham Park, New Jersey, 1997-1901, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company, Fairfax, Virginia, 2001^.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-inventor, patentee Precious metal catalysts with oxygen-ion conducting support, 1994, Vanadium/phosphorus oxide oxidation catalyst, 1995, catalytic process for production of maleic anhydride, 1996. Associate editor: Chemical Engineering Journal, 1997—2000. Associate editor American Institute Chemical Engineers Journal, since 2002, member editorial board Powder Technology, since 2002, Industrial Engineering Chemical Research, since 2003, International Journal Multiphase Flow, since 2004.

Membership

Member K-12 Curriculum Committee, Hamilton Township, New Jersey, 1995-1996. Fellow American Institute of Chemical Engineers (chair catalysis and reaction engineering division 2001, RH Wilhelm award, 1999, Thomas Baron award 2005).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Squash, racquetball, tennis, bridge.

Connections

Married Latha Subramanian Sundaresan, June 17, 1982. Children: Hema G., Neereja M.

father:
Gurumoorthy Sankaran

mother:
Sarojini Sankaran

spouse:
Latha Subramanian Sundaresan

child:
Hema G. Sundaresan

child:
Neereja M. Sundaresan