Emeritus Professor of Physics Indiana University-Purdue UniverIsity Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Place of Birth: Ahmedabad, India

Date of Birth: July 25, 1938

Sex: Male

U.S. Citizen

Academic Degrees

 Ph.D. 1964 University of Maryland (Physics)

 M.S. 1960 University of Delhi, Delhi, India (Physics)

 B.S. 1958 University of Baroda, India (Physics)

 Academic Positions

 Professor of Physics, 1974-2003, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
Associate Professor of Physics, 1970-1974, Indiana University- Purdue University at Indianapolis
Assistant Professor of Physics, 1966-1970, University of Connecticut
Visiting Professor, 1985-1986, Cornell University

Other Positions
Research Associate, 1964-1966, Goddard Space Flight Center
Consultant, 1998-present Allison Advanced Development Company (Rolls-Royce Allison Engine Company)
Visiting Scientist ,1999, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

Computer Related Experience

 35 years' experience in writing and running very large FORTRAN programs on mainframe and supercomputers.

 Grants and Awards

 National Institute of Health AREA Grant, $41,251 (1988-90).

 Petroleum Research Fund, American Chemical Society Grant, $20,000 (1987-89).

 National Institute of Health Senior Fellowship (1985-86).

 Texas National Research Lab Commission Award (through Purdue University), $20,000 (1991-92).

 National Science Fondation SGER grant , $ 7575 (1998)

Awards and Honors

 Gold Medal at Baroda University (1958)

 Summer Fellowship at University of Colorado (1968)

 Indiana University Summer Fellowship (1973)

 Summer Fellowship at University of California-Berkeley (1976)

 Summer Grant at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (1979)

 Grant-in-Aid of Research Award (I.U.) (1981)


 61 in refereed Physics Journals