Where are they now?

Alumni Return to FABE

Scholars and professionals alike often return to our department to share their expertise with current students. 


Dr. Ram Ramalingam, 2004 

 Dr. Ram Ramalingam visited the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering in the spring of 2017 and gave a seminar entitled “Advances in AgChem Applications: Closed handling systems and engineering solutions.” Dr. Ramalingam received his Phd from FABE in 2004. Before coming to OSU, Dr. Ramalingam obtained his BS in Agricultural Engineering from Tamilnadu Agricultural University, and MS in Agricultural and Food Engineering from the Asian Institute of Technology. Currently he is the Group Leader for the Application Technology Group at Syngenta where he manages the Application Technology/Product Development teams in the NAFTA region that supports development of innovative formulations and application technologies. In his seminar, Dr. Ramalingam gave an overview of the purpose and safe use of closed systems developed at Syngenta and other agro-chemical manufacturers for the safe handling of pesticides.