ACIRI focuses on integrating advanced research, education, and entrepreneurship, all based on academic excellence and the spirit of creativity and innovation. It’s resources include expertise available in the Center for Excellence in Advanced Materials and Green Technologies and in different Engineering and Science Departments in the campus.
For industrial partnership and sponsorship, ACIRI works hand in hand with Corporate and Industry relations (CIR) personnel, CIR serving as the linkage (bridge) between ACIRI and industry.
Dr. Madhav Datta
Dr. Madhav Datta is the Chairman of ACIRI and a Distinguished Professor in the department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. He has over 40 years of industrial and academic research experience having worked at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center, Intel’s Logic Technology
Development, Emerson Network Power’s (ENP) Cooligy Precision Cooling, and the Materials Department of Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL).His research interests include: Electronic Materials and Processing, Micro Cooling Devices, Wafer-Level Packaging, Joining Technologies, Electrochemical Processing, and Materials Characterization. Dr. Datta is an innovator with 48 issued US Patents.and is recipient of the Electrodeposition Research Award of the Electrochemical Society. Dr. Datta received his doctorate from the Materials Department of Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.
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