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Agarwal named fellow of two professional societies

Ramesh Agarwal, the William Palm Professor of Engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, has been named a fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Ramesh Agarwal

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining is a UK-based organization that promotes and develops all aspects of materials science and engineering, geology, mining and associated technologies, mineral and petroleum engineering and extraction metallurgy, as a leading authority in the worldwide materials and mining community. It has more than 18,000 members.

The Royal Society of Chemistry, founded in 1841, is a non-profit organization with more than 54,000 members worldwide. The society is the UK's professional body for chemical scientists with the mission to advance excellence in the chemical sciences.

Agarwal, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, has been on the WashU faculty since 2001, bringing with him two decades of industry experience. He has received numerous honors and awards for his research contributions.