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Mechanical engineering educator

Sinnathamby Nil Thiruvarudchelvan, Sri Lankan Mechanical engineering educator. Recipient scholarship Government Ceylon, 1967-1970, U. Ceylon, 1963-1966. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior).

Background

Thiruvarudchelvan, Sinnathamby Nil was born on September 2, 1944 in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Son of Periyathamby Sinnathamby and Manonmany (Sinniah) Thiruvarudchelvan. arrived in Singapore, 1987.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Ceylon, Sri Lanka, 1966; Doctor of Philosophy in Mech. Engineering, University London, England., 1970.

Career

Assistant lecturer, U. Ceylon, 1966-1967; lecturer, U. Singapore, 1971-1975; from lecturer to senior lecturer, U. West Indies, St. Augustine, 1975-1987; associate professor, Nanyang Technology U., Singapore, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, gardening, tennis, boating.

Connections

Married Kamalakolunthu Sabaratnam, June 16, 1973 (divorced September 1978). Married Shantha Kasinathan, October 18, 1979. Children: Vaenthan, Aruvi.

father:
Periyathamby Sinnathamby Thiruvarudchelvan

mother:
Manonmany (Sinniah) Thiruvarudchelvan

spouses:
Kamalakolunthu Sabaratnam

Shantha Kasinathan

children:
Vaenthan Thiruvarudchelvan

Aruvi Thiruvarudchelvan