Allahabad University (India)
Pure Sciences   
B.Sc.,  1961

University of Durham (England)
Elect. Eng.       
B.Sc.-Hons I,   1964

Harvard University (Cambridge. MA)
Applied Sciences
Ph.D.,  1970



1996 – present
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO

1975 – 1996     
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell Univeristy, Ithaca, NY

1972 – 1975     
Assist. Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder

Scientist, Rockwell Science Center, Thousand Oaks, CA

1970 – 1971
Staff Scientist, Chase Brass and Copper Company, Cleveland, OH

Staff  Engineer, Standard Telephones and Cables Ltd, London N10, England.



2004, Aditya Birla Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering (an Hon0rary appointment), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India; 1996, John Matthias Scholar, Los Alamos National Laboratory; 1992, Alexander von Humboldt Senior Scientist Awardee, Max Planck Institute for MetalResearch in Stuttgart, Germany; 1985, Guggenheim Fellow. 1964, John Mather and Maunder Howe Prizes from the University of Durham, England; 1961, Gold Medals in Chemistry and Mathematics, Allahabad University, India. Fellow of the American Ceramic Society.

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