Mr. Jayaraman is PEC’s expert on cement process systems; he has over 45 years of experience in the cement industry, including 27 years with a global OEM. His expertise includes plant conceptualization for process and layout, equipment sizing, procurement and production optimization. He has had in-depth exposure to the technical, economic, and commercial aspects of large cement projects, and has extensive experience in the upgrade and optimization of existing plants. Mr. Jayaraman was Head of Engineering, Cement Machinery Division, for Larsen & Toubro, India, which was FLSmidth’s manufacturing partner in India. Mr. Jayaraman earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.