EDUCATION

Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, 2013
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2009
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA

B.E. (Sandwich), Production Engineering, 2007
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India

WORK EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, December 2015-present
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2015
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA

Graduate Research Assistant, 2009-2013
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, US

Graduate Research Assistant, Summer and Fall 2008
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Fall 2007 and Spring 2008
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Thermofluid sciences, combustion, and energetic materials

JOURNAL REVIEW SERVICES

Combustion and Flame
Combustion Science and Technology
Combustion Theory and Modelling
Journal of Propulsion and Power
Journal of Applied Physics
Computational Materials Science
Fuel Processing Technology
Applied Physics A

HONORS AND AWARDS
Outstanding Reviewer, Combustion and Flame, 2016
International Travel Support, Science and Engineering Research Board, 2016
David Weaver Best Paper Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2016
Excellence in Research Fellowship, IIT Gandhinagar, 2015-present
Graduate Teaching Assistantship, The Pennsylvania State University, 2007-2008
Academic Proficiency Award, PSG College of Technology, 2005-2007