Vice President of Research and Development, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
Vijay Swarup joined the company in 1987 as an engineer at Exxon Research and Engineering in Clinton, New Jersey. 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, Dr. Swarup 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 Vice President 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, Dr. Swarup was appointed Corporate Strategic Research Manager, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company. On November 1, 2014, he was appointed Vice President, Research and Development, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company.
Dr. Swarup holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering from Purdue University, and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University.