Srinivasa Raghavan Srinivasa (Srini) Raghavan is the Patrick & Marguerite Sung Professor in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD). He received his B.Tech. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and North Carolina State University, respectively. His research on self-assembly, nanostructured fluids and soft materials has resulted in more than 140 publications and 20 U.S. patents, which have been cited more than 9000 times (h-index of 52). He has received several national and University-wide awards for his teaching and his research, including the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation in 2004, the UMD “Invention of the Year” in 2009, and the UMD Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award in 2017. He is also the scientific co-founder of three startup companies.