Associate Dean of Global Engineering Programs and Robert V. Adams Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Professor Raman is the Chief Global Affairs Officer of the College of Engineering in his role as the inaugural Associate Dean for Global Engineering Programs. He has led College of Engineering strategic initiatives for global engagement in Latin America. In particular he is the founder and the faculty lead of the Colombia-Purdue Institute. Professor Raman joined Purdue University in 2000 as an Assistant Professor following a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley (1999) and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University (1993), and a B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (1991). He was promoted to Associate Professor (2005), full Professor (2009) and named the Robert V. Adams Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University (2013). Since May 2014, he is the Associate Dean for Global Programs in Engineering.