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Materials science and engineering educator

Venkatraman Gopalan, Indian materials science and engineering educator. Achievements include 2 patents on integrated optics; 2 patents pending. Post-doctoral fellow Carnegie Mellon U./Eastman Kodak, Pittsburgh, Rochester, New York, 1995-1996; post-doctoral director Los Alamos (New Mexico) National Laboratories, 1996.

Background

Gopalan, Venkatraman was born on April 6, 1968 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. Came to the United States, 1989. Son of Tennessee and Saroja (Padmanabhan) Gopalan.

Education

Bachelor in Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1989. Master of Science, Cornell University, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1995.

Career

Research assistant Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1989-1995. Assistant professor Pennsylvania State University, State College, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 2 patents on integrated optics. 2 patents pending.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Reviewer Journal Physical Chemistry. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Ceramic Society (journal. reviewer), Materials Research Society.

Connections

Married Veena V. Sivaramakrishnan, June 14, 1998.

father:
Tennessee Gopalan

mother:
Saroja (Padmanabhan) Gopalan

spouse:
Veena V. Sivaramakrishnan