Founder & President – ETCube International/Advanced Fluidics
Dr. Surya Raghu has been a co-director and speaker in workshops on Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers in Argentina, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Pakistan, Philippines and South Africa, and as member of missions/speaker to Oman, Morocco, Pakistan and Tanzania on Entrepreneurship, Tech Transfer and Research Commercialization topics. He also developed an Entrepreneurship Course Module that has been implemented in several universities in developing countries for training university students in the basics of entrepreneurship.
He obtained his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Yale University and is the founder-president of Advanced Fluidics, LLC since 2001 and founding-partner of ET Cube International, Inc. since 2013. His earlier affiliations were with Yale University, Technical University of Berlin, SUNY Stony Brook, and Bowles Fluidics Corporation. He has also been a visiting scientist at NIST and AFOSR Laboratories and a guest lecturer at Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan.
Dr. Raghu has inventions related to aerospace, automotive, consumer and biotechnology applications and has been awarded 12 US patents and has over 10 pending patents/invention disclosures as an inventor or co-inventor. He has experience in the development of products from inventions related to physiological monitoring, DNA testing, wireless corrosion sensors, aerodynamic flow control and spray technology and has active research collaborations with many institutions in the US and Europe. Dr. Raghu is a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship from Germany and an Associate Fellow of the AIAA. He has served as an invited member of the Special Emphasis Review Panels on Micro and Nanotechnology at the National Institutes of Health and as an expert for the evaluation of open grant competition by the Russian Federation.