EDUCATION:


  1. B.E., Malaviya Regional Engg College, Jaipur, 1990


  1. M.S., University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA, 1992


  1. Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno, USA, 1996


APPOINTMENTS:


  1. Professor, Materials Engineering, IISc, 2009 onwards

  2. Visiting Professor, University of South Africa, 2017 onwards

  3. Associate Faculty, Bioengineering Program, IISc, 2012 onwards

  4. Visiting Professor, University of Johannesburg, 2012-14

  5. Associate Professor, Materials Engineering, IISc, 2003-09

  6. Associate Faculty, Materials Research Center, IISc, 2007-10

  7. Associate Chairman, Center for Scientific and Industrial Consultancy, IISc, 2006-11

  8. Assistant Professor, Materials Engineering, IISc, 1997-2003

  9. Research Associate, University of Nevada, Reno, 1996-97


FELLOWSHIPS:


  1. Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering

  2. Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry


AWARDS AND HONORS:


  1. Biotech Process Development and Commercialization Award, 2003, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India

  2. National Metallurgists Day Award, 2003, Ministry of Steel and Mines, Government of India

  3. INSA-DFG Visiting Fellowship, 2003, TU Cottbus

  4. Humboldt Research Fellowship, 2004-05, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany

  5. Prof. Satish Dhawan Young Engineers Award, 2006, Government of Karnataka

  6. MRSI Medal, 2007, Materials Research Society of India

  7. Visiting Research Fellow, 2008-11, University of New South Wales, Sydney

  8. National Bioscience Award, 2009, Dept of Biotechnology, Government of India


  1. MRSI - ICSC Prize, 2018, Materials Research Society of India

Brief CV