UNR Honors Ravi Subramanian with Global Engagement Award
At the recent University of Nevada – Reno “Honor the Best” ceremony, the university honored Ravi Subramanian, Assistant Professor Chemical and Material Engineering, with the Global Engagement Award
Professor Subramanian is honored with the Global Engagement Award for his outstanding contribution to international programs, program development, an academic and global research, and teaching at UNR. Since 1970, the “Honor the Best” ceremony has been recognizing the UNR’s outstanding achievements of faculty, staff, and students.
UNR President Marc Johnson made the opening remarks honoring the awardees. “Awards help our institution applaud individuals whose deeds are extraordinary – and they also help remind us that our campus is a place where teamwork and partnership and a belief in one another are central to the success of everyone here,” President Johnson said.
Ravi Subramanian is currently serving as an associate professor of chemical engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is on the graduate faculty of the Electrical and Biomedical Engineering Department and an adjunct in the Chemistry Department. His area of research focus is on nanostructured materials for solar energy utilization. Professor Subramanian 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.
Professor Subramanian is a graduate of the University of Nagpur, University of Mumbai and has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.