Dr. Suresh D. Pillai is the Director of the National Center for Electron Beam Research at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. He is a Professor of Microbiology and Texas AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow at Texas A&M University. He holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Nutrition and Food Sciences and Poultry Science.
The National Center for Electron Beam Research serves as an un-biased venue for academic, government, and industry scientists to carry out strategic electronic pasteurization and sterilization research using Electron Beam (E-beam) and X-rays. The Center brings together academic, industry, and government researchers from across the United States and overseas to exploit E-Beam and X-ray technologies to benefit mankind in different areas. The Center actively promotes these technologies worldwide as part of its mission to “heal, clean, and feed the world."