Professor of thermoacoustics at IIT Madras, India.
PhD in 1994 from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.
24 years' research experience in both theoretical and experimental analysis of thermoacoustic instabilities.
15 years' supervision experience.
80+ refereed journal publications and 120+ conference papers.
Approximately €2 million cumulative research funding.
Credited with the discovery of non-normality in thermoacoustic interactions and the Rouelle Takkens and Frequency locking route to chaos in thermoacoustics. Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering; Swarnajayanti Fellow of DST; Hans Fischer Senior Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) of the Technical University of Munich; Associate Fellow of the AIAA.
Recipient of a Mid-Career Research & Development award.
Senior scientific advisor