Suresh D. Pillai | AIChE

Suresh D. Pillai

Suresh D. Pillai, PhD, is a professor of microbiology and AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow at Texas A&M Univ. He is the Director of the National Center for Electron Beam Research at Texas A&M Univ. (Website:; Email:, where he focuses on advancing research and commercializing electron-beam technologies globally. He provides his professional expertise as a consultant and technical expert, in a multitude of roles, to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). He serves as a member of the FDA Science Advisory Board of the National Center for Toxicology Research and the U.S. Foundation for Food Agriculture Research Advisory Council on Food System Innovation. He is an elected Fellow of the International Forum on Industrial Bio­processes. Pillai received his PhD in microbiology and immunology from the Univ. of Arizona.