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VIJAY SWARUP, PHD
Vice President, R & D, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
Dr. Swarup joined the company in 1987 as an engineer at ExxonMobil Research and Engineering in Clinton, NJ. Over his career, he has progressed through a variety of engineering, planning, and managerial roles at company locations in Redwater, Alberta, Canada; Baytown, Texas; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Houston, Texas; and Fairfax, Virginia.
In 2006, he became the Global Technology Planning Manager for ExxonMobil Chemical. In 2008, he was appointed Global Olefins Marketing Manager for ExxonMobil Chemical Company. He moved from Houston, Texas, to Fairfax, Virginia, in 2010 to become VP of Basestocks, Specialties, and Asphalt for ExxonMobil Lubricants and Specialties Company. He was appointed manager of Planning and Business Development for ExxonMobil Chemical in April 2012.
In April 2013, Swarup was appointed Corporate Strategic Research Manager, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company. In 2014, he was appointed VP, Research and Development, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company.
In January 2014, Swarup presented at Stanford University's Global Climate & Energy Project on the topic: The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040.