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Posted: November 4, 2008
Batelle hires Jonnalagadda as Director of Business Development, Nanotechnology
(Nanowerk News) Battelle has hired Dr. Krishna Jonnalagadda as Director of Business Development, Nanotechnology. Among Jonnalagadda’s innovative activities will be nanotechnology strategy development in collaboration with the national laboratories Battelle manages or co-manages.
“We are pleased to have Krishna join our team,” said Spencer Pugh, Vice President of Industrial and International Markets. “His expertise will help Battelle grow its advanced materials and nanotechnology business.”
Jonnalagadda has a PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He has more than 20 patents pending and numerous publications in academic journals and conference proceedings. Jonnalagadda is also an Associate Editor for the IEEE-CPMT Journal.
Prior to joining Battelle, Jonnalagadda spent more than 10 years at Motorola, most recently as Director of Engineering for accessory products. Jonnalagadda drove innovative business development at Motorola for several high impact areas including printed electronics, nanotechnology, wireless health monitoring, and low power distributed sensor networks.
Battelle is the world’s largest non-profit independent research and development organization, providing innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing needs through its four global businesses: Laboratory Management, National Security, Energy Technology, and Health and Life Sciences. It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $4 billion in global R&D annually through contract research, laboratory management and technology commercialization. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 20,400 employees in more than 120 locations worldwide, including seven national laboratories which Battelle manages or co-manages for the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.