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06-05-2008

Raghunathan Rengaswamy Promoted to Professor at Clarkson University

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Rengaswamy has been an associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Clarkson since 2002. Prior to joining Clarkson, he was an assistant professor at IIT Bombay, India and a visiting assistant professor at Purdue University. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University, and his B.Tech. degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. Rengaswamy

One of Rengaswamy's major research interests is the development of the next generation diagnostic systems for the chemical process industry. His research group also works on the development of systems engineering approaches and applications of these approaches to energy and systems biology problems.

Rengaswamy has published 50 peer-reviewed journal and 33 peer-reviewed conference articles. His research group has delivered 60 talks at professional and international conferences throughout the world. A paper that he co-authored was chosen by the International Federation of Automatic Control for the best paper prize in Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence Journal in the category application-oriented paper on symbolic AI approaches, for the years 2002-2005. A three part review paper that Rengaswamy co-authored has been cited more than 200 times since it was published in 2003.

Rengaswamy has received funding from several agencies including the NSF, NYSERDA, and ACS-PRF, and companies such as Honeywell, Nanodynamics and KBR. He received Clarkson University's John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award in 2006 and was chosen by the Clarkson University chemical engineering students as the Professor of the Year in 2003. Rengaswamy was the recipient of the Indian National Academy of Engineering Young Engineer Award in 2000.

Read more about Rengaswamy at http://people.clarkson.edu/~raghu/index.html.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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