Education 

PhD (2010): Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 

MS (2006): Textile Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA 

B.Tech (1999): Textile Technology, Anna University, Chennai, India.

Professional Experience

2014- Current: Senior scientist, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India 

2010-2014: Post-doctoral Fellow (with Prof.Christopher Ellison,  The University of Texas at Austin, USA) 

2006-2010: Ph.D student (with Prof. Christoph Weder, Prof. Stuart Rowan and Prof. Dustin Tyler, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA)    

2003-2006: Graduate Research Assistant (with Dr. Prabir Patra, University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth, USA) 

1999-2003: Techincal Support Engineer, Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd, Coimbatore, India