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Lab Supervisor and EH&S Officer

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About Me: 

• Ph.D., Membrane Separation process (Chemistry), Anna University, Chennai, INDIA (2001)
• M.Phil., Analytical Chemistry, University of Madras, Chennai, INDIA. (1995)
• M.Sc., Chemistry, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, INDIA. (1994)
• B.Sc., Chemistry, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, INDIA (1992)
• PGDIM, Post-graduate diploma in Management, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India (2000)

About me
Dr. Malaisamy Ramamoorthy has nearly 20 years of experience in research and laboratory management in chemistry, chemical and environmental engineering. He has authored and co-authored over 30 publications and made numerous technical presentations at national and international conferences. Currently, he supervises the under graduate lab course Unit Operations in Chemical Engineering, CHEG 413. He is responsible for the development, implementation and administration of programs and policies necessary to comply with federal, state and local regulations governing environmental, occupational health and safety (EOHS) for laboratories in the College of Engineering and Architecture. He also formally plans, directs and coordinates the work of laboratory technical staff and student functions. He ensures that chemical and environmental laboratories are compliant with federal OSHA policies. He is also the resource/liaison for the College of Engineering and Architecture Faculty Safety Committee in matters related to chemical and environmental safety. He is a member of several professional societies including AIChE and ACS.



Unit Operations, Separation Processes, Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Lab Safety, Chemical Hygiene and Hazardous Waste Management



Associate Professor Preethi Chandran Awarded $500K NSF Grant for Biological Research

Tue, September 29, 2020

Chemical Engineering Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Preethi Chandran, Ph.D., received a $500K grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through the Excellence in Research (EiR) program to study the biophysics of the shield of sugars (glycans) that typically covers pathogens.Read More >>

Associate Professor Preethi Chandran Partners with Heart of Tabitha Foundation on STEM and College Readiness Workshop

Fri, September 11, 2020

The Heart of Tabitha Foundation partnered with Howard University Chemical Engineering Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Preethi Chandran, Ph.D., and Catholic University Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor Otto Wilson, Ph.D., to continue offering its annual summer workshop for local high school students in a virtual setting. The workshop focused on college readiness and STEM careers and featured speakers from several professions. Read More >>


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