Chandra Venkataraman


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Full Name: Chandra Venkataraman
Room No: 321, Chemical Engineering
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Background

  • B.Tech. Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, 1985.
  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 1992.
  • Postdoc, Environmental Engineering and Science, Stanford University, USA, 1993.

Affiliations

  • Convener, Interdisciplinary Programme in Climate Studies, IIT Bombay (2012-2018).
  • Institute Chair Professor (2011-2014), Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay.
  • Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Fellow, Atmosphere Energy Programme, Stanford University, USA (2012–2013).
  • Professor (2007-present), Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay.
  • Associate Professor, Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay (1999 –2003); Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay (2003–2007).
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Centre for Global and Regional Environmental Research, University of Iowa, USA (2005).
  • Assistant Professor, Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay (1995 –1998).
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Associate Research Engineer, University of California, Riverside, USA (1994–1995).
  • Post-Doctoral Associate, Stanford University, USA, Dr. Lynn Hildemann, Advisor (1992–1993).
  • Doctoral Research and Teaching Assistant, University of California Los Angeles, Chemical Engineering, Dr. Sheldon Friedlander, Advisor (1988-1992).
  • Masters Research and Teaching Assistant, The University of Alabama, Chemical Engineering, Dr. Leon Sadler, Advisor (1987-1988).
  • Research Associate, The Energy and Resources Institute, Dr. Veena Joshi and Dr. Dilip Ahuja, Advisors, (1985-1986).

Awards & Fellowships

  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences (2018)
  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences India (2017)
  • Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering (2016)
  • Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Fellowship (2012-2013)
  • H.H. Mathur Award for Research Excellence in Applied Science (2008)
  • IIT Bombay Excellence in Publication Award (2007)
  • R.G. Manudhane Faculty Research Excellence Award (2006)
  • Vikram Sarabhai Research Award (2005)
  • START Young Scientist Award (1998)
  • AWMA Graduate Scholarship Award (1990)
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant (1990) Commendation from Chemical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.
  • Tau Beta Pi (1988), Chemical Engineering Honour Society Membership.
  • Graduate Council Summer Fellowship (1988) Chemical Engineering Department, University of Alabama, USA.
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