Scientist Profile: Meyya Meyyappan, PhD

February 12, 2018 |  

Chief Scientist for Exploration Technology
NASA Ames Research Center

PhD, Chemical Engineering, Clarkson University
MS, Chemical Engineering, Ashton University
BS, Chemical Engineering, Madras University

Dr. Meyya Meyyappan is a founding member of the Interagency Working Group on Nanotechnology established by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. This working group was responsible for putting together the National Nanotechnology Initiative. For his contributions to the field, he was inducted into the Silicon Valley Engineering Council Hall of Fame in 2009. Dr. Meyyappan was inducted as a CCST Senior Fellow in 2006.

Dr. Meyyappan can speak and advise on the following technical fields:

  • Applied usage of nanotechnologies.
  • Developing gas sensors and bio-sensors.
  • Development and construction of flexible electronics.
  • Health, safety, and public security issues regarding nanotechnologies and nanoparticles.

 

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Updated: 2018.02.13

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