Venkat Selvamanickam

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Venkat Selvamanickam
Born Tamil Nadu, India
Education B.E, M.S (Mechanical Engineering) in 1986 and 1988 respectively, PhD (Materials Engineering) in 1992
Alma mater National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
University of Houston
Occupation Jointly appointed professor of Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering and Physics[1]
Organization Texas Center for Superconductivity, University of Houston

Venkat Selvamanickam is an M.D Anderson Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering and a Professor of Physics at the University of Houston. He is also the Director of the Applied Research Hub of the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston.[2][3]

Education

Venkat Selvamanickam received his Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree with honors in Mechanical Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli (now known as National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli) in 1986. He then received Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Mechanical Engineering and Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Materials Engineering from University of Houston in 1988 and 1992 respectively.[4]

Career

He was a post doctoral fellow at the Texas Center for Superconductivity from September 1992 to April 1993. He then worked as Research Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory form May 1993 to May 1994. From May 1994 to August 2008, he served as the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer SuperPower Inc., a Furukawa Electric company.[5] He is now a professor of Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering and Physics at the University of Houston since September 2008.[6][7]

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