UNR Honors Indian American Academicians Indira Chatterjee and Vaidyanathan Ravi Subramanian
University of Nevada honored Indian American Prof. Indira Chatterjee and Prof. Vaidyanathan Ravi Subramanian during Honor the Best Ceremony held at UNR, Reno.
“Honor the Best,” held each spring for more than 40 years as a way for the University to acknowledge the award recipients of the academic year
Chatterjee has developed a strong research program in the area of bioelectromagnetics by collaborating with colleagues at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and her engineering colleagues. She has published 42 journal papers, 28 peer-reviewed conference proceeding papers and 21 technical reports.
Indira Chatterje is a graduate of Bangalore University, Case Western Reserve and completed her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah.
Indira Chatterje and Vaidyanathan Ravi Subramanian
Vaidyanathan (Ravi) Subramanian is named Outstanding Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor.Ravi Subramanian is currently an associate professor of chemical engineering. He is on the graduate faculty of the Electrical and Biomedical Engineering Department and an adjunct in the Chemistry Department. He is also the solar energy thrust area coordinator in the Renewable Energy Center at the University. His area of research focus is on nanostructured materials for solar energy utilization. He has expertise in the synthesis, characterization and application of photoactive materials in photovoltaics, clean fuel production and environmental remediation. In his 12 years of research he has developed inorganic materials including semiconductor-semiconductor and semiconductor-metal nanocomposites for applications related to solar energy utilization and fuel cells.
Ravi has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of Notre Dame, 2004 and is also graduate of University of Mumbai and University of Nagpur.