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Trump intends to appoint Indian American professor to National Science Board

US President Donald Trump has expressed his intention to appoint Indian American professor Suresh V Garimella as a member of the prestigious National Science Board. Garimella is the R Eugene and Susie Goodson Distinguished Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, Indiana. He is also the director of the Cooling Technologies Research Centre, an Industry/ University Cooperative Research Centre of the National Science Foundation (NSF). According to the White House, Garimella would be appointed member of the National Science Board for a six-year term expiring on May 10, 2024. He is one of the seven appointments to the board made by Trump. The National Science Board, created through the National Science Foundation Act of 1950, oversees the activities of, and establishes policies for, the NSF. I am humbled and honoured, said Garimella, who earned his B.Tech. degree in mechanical engineering from IIT Chennai in 1985. He has made major contributions in ...

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