PALANICHAMY MANIKANDAN

PALANICHAMY MANIKANDAN
PG-Diploma in Patent Law, NALSAR Univ. of Law, Hyderabad, India, 2006 ? Postdoctoral Fellow: Northwestern University, USA, 2000-2001 ? Postdoctoral Fellow: Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 1998-2000 ? Ph.D.(Phys. Inorg. Chemistry), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, 1992-1998 ? M.Sc.(Inorganic Chemistry), Pune University, Pune, India, 1992
 
Biography
Passionate, proactive and demonstrated leader with strong technical background having Ph.D.+20 years of experience in the petrochemical Sector. Developed many lab/pilot scale catalysts and catalytic processes for monomers, oxygenates and specialties, supported plants for catalyst selection and process/energy optimization. A person with strong business/finance acumen, strategic thinking/planning/execution, good communication skills and ability of identify new business opportunities. Comfortable working in multicultural/global (US, Europe, China, KSA) teams