Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Rashmi C. Desai with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Desai celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With over 40 years of professional excellence to his credit, Dr. Desai spent nearly his entire career with the University of Toronto. Recognized as a professor emeritus of physics with the university since 2004, he served as the vice dean of the School of Graduate Studies from 2005 to 2006. Joining the university as an assistant professor in 1968, he rose to the rank of full professor by 1978, teaching in this capacity until his retirement in 2006. Over the course of his tenure with the University of Toronto, Dr. Desai also spent time as the associate dean of division three of the School of Graduate Studies, the co-chair of the Materials Institute, an associate chair and coordinator of graduate studies in the Department of Physics.
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