Indian Physicist Dr Katepalli Sreenivasan made Innovation Chair at New York University

India-born distinguished experimental physicist, Dr Katepalli Sreenivasan, has been appointed to the Kleiner Chair for Innovation in Mechanical Engineering at the New York University (NYU). Sreenivasan, who currently serves at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU as dean of engineering and is known for his research on the behaviour of fluids and turbulence.

The endowed chair, named in honour of Eugene Kleiner, co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor, the world’s first computer chip producer, was given to Sreenivasan by NYU Provost David McLaughlin.

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