Dr. Sriram Devanathan
Dr. Sriram Devanathan is the Head of Center for Excellence in Advanced Materials and Green Technologies and a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. He comes to Amrita with ten years of industrial experience at the 3M Company in Minnesota, Texas and California (USA) and seven years experience in academic research as a graduate student at Iowa State University, USA, where he also received his Ph. D. He has a Certificate of Six Sigma Black Belt Training from 3M, and has successfully led quality improvement/cost reduction projects in various 3M Company manufacturing plants in the US, Canada, Singapore and Japan. His areas of interest include Six Sigma, Fault Diagnosis, Empirical Modeling, Data Mining, Statistical Process Control, Design of Experiments, and Process Modeling & Simulation.