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Divakar (PhD '97) returns to PSU to serve on IPAC!

posted Mar 29, 2016, 8:27 AM by April Hile   [ updated Mar 29, 2016, 8:29 AM ]
Divakar Ramakrishnan returns to PSU to serve on Penn State's Chemical Engineering Department's IPAC (Industrial Partnership Advisory Committee). His PhD thesis in 1997 was on "Design principles for large-scale growth of root cultures in bioreactors". After graduating, he went onto work for Eli Lilly, attain a Harvard MBA, serve as founder on a biotech startup, scale-up Eli Lilly's European manufacturing, and now works in Cambridge overseeing a small Eli Lilly biotech project. 
        Divakar circa 1997                                                     L-R: Sammy, Olga Vinogradova, Krishnan Sreenivas, Divakar
                                                                                           Ramakrishnan, Wayne Curtis, Haonan Xu 
                                                                                           (and dawn redwood of course!)