Professional Experience

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering (NYU-SoE), Brooklyn, NY.

Professor (Tenured) April 2011—Present, Associate Professor (Tenured) September 2002— April 2011

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) September 1996—August 2002.

Senior Faculty Fellow of NYU-Poly’s Othmer Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (September 2004—August 2007).


School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.
Research Associate, January 1996—August 1996

Adjunct Faculty March 1996—June 1996

Teaching Assistant, January 1996—March 1996

Graduate Research Assistant January 1994—January 1996


Department of Mechanical Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL.
Graduate Teaching Assistant, September 1991—December 1993.


Technical Services Group, Hindustan Wires Limited, Faridabad, India.
Development Engineer, March 1990—May 1991.


Production, Rajinder Pipes and Leasings Limited, Kanpur, India.
Trainee Engineer, October 1989February 1990.


Machine Tools, Progressive Spark Systems Private Limited, Faridabad, India.
Project Engineer, October 1988September 1989.