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Research chemist

Swaminathan Sivaram, Indian Research chemist. Recipient K.G. Naik Gold medal Master of Science U. Baroda, 1992, Federation Indian Chamber of Commerce award, 1996. Fellow Indian National Academy Science; member American Chemical Society, Society Polymer Science(honorary secretary since 1995), Materials Research Society (joint secretary since 1996).

Background

Sivaram, Swaminathan was born on November 4, 1946 in Chittur Palghat, India. Son of Chittur Sivaramakrishna and Krishna Swaminathan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Madras University, India, 1965. Master of Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1971.

Career

Research associate, U. Akron, 1971-1973; research scientist, Indian Petrochems. Corporation Ltd., Baroda, 1973-1980; manager, Indian Petrochems. Corporation Ltd., Baroda, 1980-1987; deputy general manager, Indian Petrochems.

Corporation Ltd., Baroda, 1987-1988; head polymer chemistry, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, 1988-1996; director grade scientist, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, since 1996. Board directors Apcotex Lattices Ltd., Bombay.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for 40 patents in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Polymer Science Contemporary Trends, 2 vols., 1991.

Membership

Fellow Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian National Science Academy. Member American Chemical Society, Society Polymer Science (honorary secretary since 1995), Materials Research Society, Third World Academy of Sciences (Trieste, Italy), Chemical Research Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, music.

Connections

Married Rama Sastry; 1 child, Sushil.

father:
Chittur Sivaramakrishna

mother:
Krishna Swaminathan

spouse:
Rama Sastry

child:
Sushil Sivaram