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Dr. Raja Aravamuthan
Professor, Undergraduate Academic Advisor
raja.aravamuthan@wmich.edu
269-276-3507 • fax 269-276-3501


Dr. Raja Aravamuthan joined the Department of Paper Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Imaging in 1986. Dr. Aravamuthan is the advisor for the Paper Engineering and Imaging Programs. He has his undergraduate degrees in Chemistry (1965, ITT, Madras, India) and Chemical Engineering (1968, ITT, Madras, India); he has his M.S. in Paper Science and Engineering (1981 S.U.N.Y., Syracuse, N.Y.) and a Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science (1985 UW, Seattle, WA). He's currently teaching courses in all three of the department's areas, Paper Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Imaging.

Dr. Aravanmuthan has done extensive research in the areas of pulping and bleaching and non-wood fibers, process modeling and simulation, deinking, and the use of enzymes in pulp and papermaking processes. He has also conducted a series of training courses for ink industry professionals.

He has published more than 40 articles or book chapters in the Pulp and Paper related fields.

 
Research

Pulping and Bleaching

Process Modeling and Simulation

Deinking

Use of Enzymes in Pulp and Papermaking Processes

 
Education
Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science, University Of Washington, Seattle (1985)

M.S. in Paper Science and Engineering, S.U.N.Y., New York (1981)

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India (1968)

B.S. in Chemistry, Madras, India (1965)
 
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