Sudarshan Loyalka is a Curators’ Professor of Nuclear Engineering in the Nuclear Science and Engineering Institute at the University of Missouri-Columbia. His research interests are in transport theory, aerosol mechanics, the kinetic theory of gases, and neutron reactor physics and safety. He was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 1982 and a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society in 1985.
He is author/co-author of more than 200 papers and he jas co-edited/co-authored five books. He has received the David Sinclair Award (1995) of the American Association for Aerosol Research and the Glenn Murphy Award (1998) of the American Association for Engineering Education. His research and educational activities have been funded by industry and several federal agencies. He was educated in Pilani, India (BE, 1964), and at Stanford University (MS 1965, PhD 1967), and is a registered Professional Engineer in Missouri.