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Alumni Achievements:

1. Gourav Bhowmik (2010-2014):
Currently working with Applied Materials, Inc. in a senior Process Engineer position supporting manufacturing of semiconductor chips at Intel Corp in Portland, Oregon, USA.
PhD from State University of New York at Albany, 2014-2019.
After a brief exposure to post doctoral research at State University of New York, joined the semiconductor industry. 
 
LEADERSHIP:
President and Advisor of Indian Student Organization (ISO) of the State University of New York (SUNY), the largest international student body in the state of New York from 2016 to 2019.
Chairman of SUNY's biggest diversity event, DIWALI NIGHT for two consecutive years in 2016 and 2017.
President of an academic organization, Nano Graduate Student Organization (NGSO) at the Colleges of Nanoscale Science & Engineering. 
 
ENTREPRENEURSHIP:
Started a technology licensing company called LuxOrioN, and won second place in one of world's most competitive business competitions, New York Business Plan Competition in 2015. 
Raised more than $40,000 in funds in various capacities for many events and activities in the capital region of Albany.
 
Some of key achievements:
1. Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence, State University of New York – April 10, 2018
2. Second Place in New York Business Plan Competition – 2015
3. Judge of Graduate Student Awards at Materials Research Society (MRS) conference  –  Fall 2021
4. HIghest academic honor "Convocation Speaker" during Doctoral graduation ceremony during International Celebration at SUNY  –  Dec 5, 2019
Highest honor of leading the Master's Degree and Advanced Certificate Processional as “City of Albany” flag bearer at 174th University-wide Commencement Ceremony of the University at Albany – May 18, 2018
5. President's Award for Leadership, University at Albany, SUNY – 2019, 2018, 2017
6. Academic Awards Recognition, SUNY Polytechnic Institute – 2018, 2017
7. Honor Award, Office of Intercultural Student Engagement, University at Albany, SUNY – 2017
8. Certificate of Achievement, Center for Global Strategy & International Education, University at Albany, SUNY – Dec 2017
9. Invited Speaker, Workshop on “Cultural Insights & US Job Search Strategies for International Students” by Office of Career & Professional Development, University at Albany, SUNY – May 4 & Nov 14, 2017

Last Updated - 24-Aug-2022