Ph. D. (1991)

The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
Thesis Advisor: Andrea Prosperetti

(Major: Mechanical Engineering,

 Minor: Applied Mathematics)


B. Tech (1985)

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India

Mechanical Engineering


HSC (1981)

S.I.E.S. College, Bombay, India


ICSE (1978)

St. Vincents High and Technical School, Asansol, India



Honors and Awards:

  Invited talk at the “Fourth Workshop on Microphone Arrays,” Harvard University, October 20, 2000.

  Invited colloquium at the Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA on "An Introduction to Ill-Posed Inverse Problems," March 3, 1998.

  Invited talk at the special session on "Bubble measurement in the oceans," Joint meeting of the Acoustic Societies of America and Japan, Dec 2 - 6, 1996.

  American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ Robert Knapp award for the best paper in analytical and laboratory research in 1992-1993. (with G.L. Chahine)

  Honorable-mention prize for the best student paper at Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics annual general meeting, San Diego, California, (1989).

  Johns Hopkins University Tuition Fellowship and graduate assistantship (1985-1990).

  Awarded scholarship by the Mathematical Sciences Institute, Cornell University, to attend workshop on theoretical aspects of multi-phase flows (1988).

  National Merit Scholarship awarded by the Indian Government (1979).