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

Post date: Mar 29, 2016 3:27:5 PM

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!)