Krishna Vedula is Professor of Chemical Engineering and Dean Emeritus, Francis College of Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Dr. Vedula is currently founder and executive director of the Indo-Universal Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE) facilitated initially by American Society for Engineering Educaton (ASEE). IUCEE has the objective of improving quality and global relevance of engineering education in India and US. He has also been the President of IFEES (International Federation for Engineering Societies) from 2010 to2012.
Dr. Vedula is well recognized globally for his contributions to engineering education, research, administration and outreach. He is internationally recognized for his research in processing and properties of materials for high temperature applications. He has been made a Fellow of American Society for Metals (ASM) and a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
Dr. Vedula has B.Tech (IIT Bombay, 1967), M.S. (Drexel University, 1969) and Ph.D. (Michigan Tech University, 1980) degrees in Materials Engineering. He has 30 years academic teaching and research experience in materials science and engineering as well as engineering administration, at Case Western Reserve University, Iowa State University and University of Massachusetts Lowell.