Lehigh University ChE graduate Animangsu Ghatak '03 has been promoted to full professor and appointed as Gireesh Jankinath Chair Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
Ghatak received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering under the supervision of Professor Manoj Chaudhury. Subsequently, he pursued a postdoctoral position at Cambridge University, UK and Harvard University, USA studying instability and fracture of soft materials.
He is the recipient of the Young Engineer Award of the Indian National Academy of Engineering in 2006, Humboldt Research Fellowship in 2010 and has published in Science, Advanced Materials, Physical Review Letters, Langmuir and Soft Matter.
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