Detailed Resume

Education



Ph.D. in Physics
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India

M. Sc. in Physics
Kanpur University, Kanpur, India

B. Sc. in Physics
Kanpur University, Kanpur, India


Employment

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India
Associate Professor (December 2015-present)

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India
Assistant Professor (November 2010-December 2015)

California Institute of Technology (CALTECH), Pasadena, CA
Postdoctoral Associate (2007-2010)


Honors and Awards



Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Medal for Young Scientists

Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences

Member of The National Academy of Sciences, India

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Post Doctoral Fellowship
California Institute of Technology

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)/
Department of Science and Technology (DST)/Indian
National Science Academy (INSA) travel award recipient
Indian Institute Of Technology-Bombay

Junior Research Fellowships in Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay

Senior Research Fellowships in Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay


Professional activities



Co-convenor, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)

Hostel Warden, IISc Bangalore
Associate Editor of RSC Advances
Associate Editor of Journal of Nanoscience Letters


Professional Memberships



Member, Material Research Society (MRS), USA
Member, American Physical Society (APS), USA
Member, IEEE, USA
Life Member, Instrumentation Society of India (ISI)
Life Member, Material Research Society India (MRSI)


Invited Talks



One day workshop on emerging trends in nanotechnology/ nanomaterials, "carbon nanotubes: a material of multi-functionalities", m.s.ramaiah institute of technology, bangalore, february 2012.

Sciences academics' lecture workshop on "nanotechnology and biosensors: present and future perspectives, "micro-mechanics of carbon nanotubes, micro-mechanical study of carbon nanotubes, dayananda sagar academy of technology & management, bangalore, november 2011.

Workshop on mechanical behavior of systems at small length scales-3, "micro-mechanics of carbon nanotubes" trivandram, kerla, september 2011.

Departmental in-house symposium, "micro-mechanical and electrical properties of multifunctional cnts for sensors and actuators" iisc bangalore, december 2010.

Space technology cell (stc), "multifunctional carbon nanotubes novel assemblies and engineering applications" iisc bangalore, may 2011.

Department of mechanical engineering, "micro-mechanical study of carbon nanotube arrays" iisc bangalore, september 2011.

Center for nanoscience and engineering (cense), "multifunctional carbon nanotubes novel assemblies and engineering applications" iisc bangalore, september 2011.

Graduate aeronautical laboratories california institute of technology (galcit), solid mechanics workshop, california institute of technology, pasadena ca, january, 2010.

Foundation technology study for a reconfigurable distributed mirror telescope, keck institute of space studies (kiss), california institute of technology, pasadena ca, december 2009.

Carbon nanotube configurations for mechanical, chemical and electrical applications, department of applied physics, california institute of technology, pasadena ca, november 2009.

Carbon nanotube configurations for enhanced mechanical, chemical and electrical applications, department of physics, indian institute of science, bangalore, india, june 2009.

Carbon nanotube configurations for enhanced mechanical, chemical and electrical applications, indian institute of technology roorkee, india, june 2009.

Carbon nanotube configurations for enhanced mechanical, chemical and electrical applications, indian institute of technology bombay, india, may 2009.

Carbon nanotube configurations for enhanced mechanical, chemical and electrical applications", indian institute of technology kanpur, india, april 2009.