Ponisseril Somasundaran

LaVon Duddleson Krumb Professor of Mineral Engineering in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering

Earth and Environmental Engineering
905B S.W. Mudd
Mail Code: 4711
New York, NY 10027
Phone:
1-212-854-2926
Email: ps24@columbia.edu
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Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D. - 1964
  • University of California, Berkeley, M.S. -1962
  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, B. Engin. - 1961
  • Kerala University, India, B.S. -1958

Current Research

Surface & colloid science; dispersion, Deposition/coating, polymer/surfactant/protien interactions; biomineral processing; nano/bio materials, tissue engineering, bio solar & Green materials, Computer simulation

Professional Experience

Columbia University, New York

  • La von Duddleson Krumb Professor of Mineral Engineering (1983-present)
  • Director of Langmuir Center for Colloids & Interfaces (1987-present)
  • Chairman for the Department of Chemical Eng., Material Sci. & Mineral Eng.
    Columbia University, New York (1993-1997)
  • Chairman for Henry Krumb School, Dept. of Min., Met., & Mnrl. Eng. Columbia University, New York (1988-1993)
  • Professor of Mineral Engineering (1978-83)
  • Associate Professor or Mineral Engineering (1970-78)

Research Chemist R.J. Reynolds Industries, Inc., Winston-Salem, NC. (1967-1970)

Senior Research Engineer at Intern. Minerals & Chemical Corp., Libertyville, IL (1965-1967)


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