After serving Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for 6 years, I resigned when I got selected for Master of Engineering Degree Studies in the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. After getting my degree in the year 1984, Prof. K. I. Vasu, my M.E.project guide, and the Director, Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi, appointed me in CECRI as Senior Research Fellow. In the year 1985, I got selected as Lecturer in the Metallurgical Engineering Department (present Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering) Karnataka Regional Engineering College (present National Institute of Technology Karnataka). At present, I am working as Professor. I am married to Ms. T. P. Latha in the year 1985, and blessed with two boys, Nikhil & Akhil.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Powder Metallurgy, Superplasticity, Lithium Battery, Corrosion, Composites, Nanomaterials
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