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Chemistry educator

Varagur Swaminathan Muralidharan, Indian chemistry educator. Certified corrosion scientist. Recipient J.,K. Mittal award Indian Society Surface Science and Technology, 1992; Raman fellow, 1992. Fellow Indian Council OC Chemists; member New York Academy of Sciences, Powder Metallurgical Association India.

Background

Muralidharan, Varagur Swaminathan was born on January 6, 1948 in Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu, India. Son of Varagur Subramanian Swaminathan and Varagur Swaminathan Kajalakshmi.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Madras (India) University, 1968. Master of Science, Banaras (India) Hindu University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Barnaras (India) Hindu University, 1979.

Career

Senior laboratory assistant Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, India, 1968-1975, junior science assistant India, 1975-1977, senior science assistant India, 1977-1989, scientist B India, 1981-1986, scientist C India, 1986-1992, assistant director India, since 1992. Visiting lecturer Indian Schools of Mines, Dhanbad, 1981-1985, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, 1985-1995.

Achievements

  • Certified corrosion scientist.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Indian Council OC Chemists. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Powder Metallurgical Association India.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bridge, cricket, music, collecting coins and stamps.

Connections

Married Sasikala, September 3, 1976. Children: Sowmiya, Sambavi.

father:
Varagur Subramanian Swaminathan

mother:
Varagur Swaminathan Kajalakshmi

spouse:
Sasikala

child:
Sowmiya Muralidharan

child:
Sambavi Muralidharan