Academic Positions

  • Present 2015

    Visiting Professor

    University of Warwick, Department of Chemistry

  • Present 2013

    Professor

    Monash University, Department of Chemical Engineering

  • 2012 2006

    Reader

    Monash University, Department of Chemical Engineering

  • 2005 2001

    Senior Lecturer

    Monash University, Department of Chemical Engineering

  • 2001 2000

    Associate Professor

    Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Department of Chemical Engineering

  • 2000 1999

    Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow

    University of Kaiserslautern, Department of Mathematics

  • 2000 1995

    Assistant Professor

    Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Department of Chemical Engineering

  • 1995 1994

    Visiting Faculty

    Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Department of Chemical Engineering

  • 1994 1993

    Research Associate

    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Theoretical Polymer Physics Group

  • 1993 1991

    Research Associate

    Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Theory of Condensed Matter Group

  • 1991 1990

    Scientist C

    National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, Chemical Engineering Division

Education & Training

  • G.C.H.E. 2004

    Graduate Certificate in Higher Education

    Monash University

  • Ph.D. 1989

    Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Science

  • M.S.1984

    Master of Science in Chemical Engineering

    University of Akron

  • B.Tech1981

    Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Honors and Awards

  • 2017-2019
    Member of the US Society of Rheology Bingham Medal Award Committee
  • 2016 —
    Australian representative on the International Committee on Rheology
  • 2008 —
    Editor-in-Chief of the Korea-Australia Rheology Journal
  • 2010
    Listed in Monash University’s top 250 researchers
  • 2006 - 2008
    President of the Australian Society of Rheology
  • 1999 - 2000
    Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • 1991
    Professor N. R. Kuloor memorial gold medal for the best PhD thesis in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science