Qualifications

q Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India 2009.

q M.Sc. (Engg.), Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India 2005.

q B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India 2002.

q Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India (December 2017 to Present)

q Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India (November 2012 to November 2017)

q Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (March 2011 - August 2012).

q Researcher, R&D, TATA Steel Ltd., Jamshedpur, India (May 2009 - March 2011).

q Project Associate, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (June 2005 - July 2007).

q Graduate engineer trainee, Larsen and Toubro Limited, Baroda, India (July 2002 - October 2002).

Work Experiences

q Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports (May 2021- present)

q Elected Member, The National Academy of Sciences, INDIA, June 2019

q Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), USA, October 2012

q Member, ISHMT (Indian Society of Heat and Mass Transfer), INDIA

q Member, ITAS (Indian Thermal Analysis Society), INDIA

Additional Information

q Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence (FNAPE) Fellowship, 2022-2023.

q IIT Bombay Research Awards 2020.

q Best Poster Award during Second International Meeting on Clean Energy Material Innovation Challenge from 21st-22nd February 2019 at IIT Delhi, organized by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

q Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship, 2016.

q Young Faculty Award, IIT Bombay- 2012.

q KU Leuven Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Belgium, March 2011 - August 2012.

q Best paper award conferred at the International Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems (IMPRES2010), 29th November- 1st December, 2010, Singapore.

q Scholarship for excellent performance in Madhyamik Examination (10th equivalent), 1996.

Honours and Awards