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Dr. Bini Thumbarathy Balakrishnan

Dr. Bini Thumbarathy BalakrishnanDr. Bini is a researcher in the field of Materials Science and Engineering. She is currently working as Associate Researcher in the College of Engineering and Petroleum at the Kuwait University.

Dr. Bini Thumbarathy Balakrishnan

Dr. Bini earned a PhD from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2004. NUS is notably one of the top universities, ranked as the 11th in the world and first in Asia.Honored with Young Inventors Award 2001 in the Asia-Pacific region, which was organized by Far Eastern Economic Review and Hewlett Packard, Dr. Bini was interviewed on various news stations, including TV, radio, newspapers and on websites for her contributions and achievement.

Dr. Bini also received the Engineering Innovation Award of COE Week from Nanyang Technological University in 2005, a Best Exhibit Award for “Hot Forging of Sintered P/M Preforms” from REC (NIT) Trichy in 1995.

Dr. Bini has also held a patent for medical guide tubes. Marquis Who’s Who community has listed her in the Marquis Who’s Who Dr. Bini Thumbarathy BalakrishnanEdition and also conferred the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement award.Throughout her career, Dr. Bini has given several international talks in conferencesas well as seminars on a host of topics.

She has assisted in supervising students. Dr. Bini has also authored numerous articles in scholarly journals and served as a peer reviewer.Furthermore, Dr. Bini is the owner and managing partner of Pooja Pediatric Clinic in Kerala, India, adding service to society.

She is married to pediatrician Dr. R.S. Arunkumar MD, PhD and has one daughter Ms. Pooja A.B. Dr. Bini is grateful to God for the blessings and divine guidance. Her family members, mentors and well-wishers are the strong support for her successful life, and she is gratefulto all of them especially to her mother, her mentors A/Prof.Abdulwahab S Almusallam, Kuwait University and Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, National University of Singapore.


“As I do research, I admire God’s wonderful creations” – Dr. Bini.

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