CBE Alumni Milind Ajinkya Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Milind Ajinkua and Mark Swihart recieving an award in 2019.

Dr. Ajinkya (right), with Department Chair Mark Swihart (left). 

Ajinkya spent 35 years in reaction engineering at Exxon and currently serves on the advisory board for the department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at UB.

CBE alumni and advisory board member Dr. Milind Ajinkya has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. After receiving his MS in 1972 and PhD in 1975, Dr. Ajinkya spent 35 years in reaction engineering at the Exxon Research and Engineering Company before retiring.

“In CBE, we are delighted to see Milind receive this well-deserved recognition. With his successful and rewarding career and lifelong connection with and support of the department, he is a true role model for our students and alumni.” -- Mark Swihart, Department Chair, UB Distinguished Professor, and Empire Innovation Professor. 

Published June 4, 2021