Vice President of Research and Development, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
Vijay Swarup joined Exxon Research and Engineering in 1987 as an engineer 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, and moved from Houston to Fairfax 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.