Associate Dean (R&D) - IITD July 2014-Aug 2016. Invited Member-NITI AYOG, “Make in India”- Personal Body Armour 2015-16. Expert Member- National Committee For Non- Lethal Technologies, MHA, 2016. National Coordinator- Security and Defense - IMPRINT India Initiative, MHRD, 2015- till date Expert Member: Bio Engineering Task Force- DBT, Materials and Mining PAC- SERB DST, FTT- CSIR, UPSC, DRDO. Education: PhD, IIT Bombay; 1992 B.E (Production), REC Tiruchirapalli, 1984.
Area of Interest: Dental and Cardiac Implants, Medical devices, FRP Composites, High Strain Rate Impact, Bullet Proof Materials, Polymer processing, Injection Molding, Material modeling, Manufacturing, Machining.
Awards: 7th National Award, GOI, Polymers in Public Health, Min of Chem & Fertilizers (2017) – Hip Protection Device, TIDE, DST sponsored. 5th National Award, GOI, Polymers in Public Health, Min of Chem & Fertilizers (2015) - Polymeric Orthotic Knee Joint for Polio Patients- DRDO PhD Supervision: 25 completed (16 in progress)
M.Tech: 80 completed (4 in progress) MDS -Masters in Dental Surgery: 11 (completed as Co-supervisor) MCH - Master of Chirurgical: 2 (1-completed in Onco Surgery, 1 in ENT ongoing, AIIMS Delhi)