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Dec. 6, 2006
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EMU's Mannari awarded Chartered Scientist qualification

YPSILANTI — Eastern Michigan University’s Vijay Mannari, assistant professor of polymers and coatings, has been awarded the Chartered Scientist qualification by the Science Council for his high standard of learning, professional achievements and contribution to science.

            The presidents of the Oil and Colour Chemists’ Association, UK, and the Federation of Societies for Coating Technology honored Mannari during the International Coatings Expo and Conference in November.

            “I am very excited and encouraged by this international recognition and honor,” said Mannari, of Saline. “My inclusion into this elite global community of scientists will provide me with opportunities for networking with professionals in my discipline and further my learning and research, which will certainly benefit our students.”

            The Science Council is a leading independent body, with a membership of more than 28 professional institutions and learned societies, supported by their member networks of more than 300,000 scientists across the science and mathematics fields. The Science Council promotes advancement and distribution of knowledge in education and science.




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