Ranji Vaidyanathan inducted into the SAMPE Fellow Program
Monday, August 2, 2021
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Dr. Ranji Vaidyanathan, Regents Professor of materials science and engineering in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology has been inducted into the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE).
SAMPE is a global professional member society that provides enhanced educational opportunities, by delivering information on new and advanced materials as well as processing technology, providing a unique and valuable forum for scientists, engineers and academicians.
Vaidyanathan was unanimously selected by the Global Fellow Committee, the Past Presidents, and the Global Board of Directors for his induction.
This is the second Fellow nomination Vaidyanathan has received this year. He also received Fellow for the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). NAI is a member organization comprising of U.S. and international universities, and governmental and non-profit research institutes, with over 4,000 individual inventor members and Fellows spanning more than 250 institutions worldwide.
"I am humbled and deeply honored,” Vaidyanathan said. “For this honor, I would like to thank my colleagues and peers, my students and the start-up companies that they have started and persevered with, as well as the small and medium companies that work with me. I am especially thankful for the wonderful support and motivation that I have gotten from my department and CEAT.”
Vaidyanathan will be presented with an award at the SAMPE Awards Ceremony to be held on Monday, Oct. 18, in Dallas.