Distinguished Alumni Award: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Milind Ajinkya, PhD '75, MS '72.

MILIND AJINKYA, PhD ’75, MS ’72
Ajinkya spent some 35 years in the reaction engineering field before retiring from Exxon.

 

Milind Ajinkya, PhD ’75, MS ’72, began his career at Shell Research in The Netherlands before joining Exxon Research and Engineering Company in New Jersey. He also taught a graduate course in chemical reaction engineering at the University of Maryland, a passion he followed while employed at Exxon. He spent some 35 years in the reaction engineering field before retiring from Exxon. When he and his wife Raj are not traveling or babysitting their grandsons, he enjoys working in his garden. Ajinkya also serves on the advisory board for the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at UB.

 

Distinguished Alumni Awards

These awards are given in recognition of exceptional career accomplishments, community or university service, and research and scholarly activity.