Professor, Department of Materials Design and Innovation
University at Buffalo
Krishna Rajan is SUNY Distinguished Professor and the inaugural Erich Bloch Chair of the Department of Materials Design and Innovation at the University at Buffalo: the State University of New York. Professor Rajan is the leading proponent of the field of Materials Informatics. His research is on the application of information science and data-intensive methodologies for the discovery, characterization and modeling of materials. He received his undergraduate education at the University of Toronto and a doctorate from MIT followed by a postdoctoral appointment at Cambridge University; all in the field of Materials Science and Engineering.