Trump to appoint Suresh Garimella to National Science Board
The White House Nov. 5 announced that President Donald Trump intends to appoint seven individuals to serve as members of the National Science Board, including Indian American Suresh V. Garimella of Indiana.Garimella, as well as Maureen Condic, Steven Leath, Geraldine Richmond, S. Alan Stern, Stephen Willard and Maria Theresa Zuber, will all serve for the remainder of six-year terms that expire May 10, 2024. Garimella is the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, and director of the Cooling Technologies Research Center, an Industry/University Cooperative Research Center of the National Science Foundation. He currently serves as executive vice president for Research and Partnerships for Purdue University. His prior administrative appointments include serving as Purdue`s chief global affairs officer, and earlier as associate vice president leading the Office of Engagement. He is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras (bachelor`s of technology), Ohio State University (master`s) and U.C. Berkeley (doctorate).