Srinivasan

Venkatraman (Venkat) Srinivasan

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Contact

Office: 1405 IGB
Email: vsriniv3 at illinois.edu


Research Programs

Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE)

Crops in silico

Listen to Venkat’s interview on public radio talk show, The 21st, about making soybeans more productive by reducing the number of leaves on each plant.


Education
Doctorate Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, USA
Dissertation title: “Optimality and resilience in patterns of carbon allocation and growth in vegetation under acclimation response to climate change” (2013)

Masters of Science in Civil Engineering, Auburn University, USA
Thesis title: “Analytical solutions for sequentially coupled multi-species reactive transport problems” (2007)

Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India (2004)


Professional Experience

Present Postdoctoral Researcher; Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficency project, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. Advisor: Prof Steve Long (2013 to present)

Research Assistant: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA (2007-2013)

Course instructor Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA (2012)

Teaching Assistant Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA (2011)

Research Assistant Department of Civil Engineering, Auburn University, USA (2004 – 2007)

Teaching Assistant Department of Civil Engineering, Auburn University (2006 – 2007)

Research intern Hydro Engineering Solutions, Auburn, AL (2006 – 2007)


Publications


Professional Affiliations
  • American Geophysical Union
  • American Society for Civil Engineers

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