Academic Profile


Doctor of Philosophy (Theoretical high energy physics) (1983)
Institute of Theoretical Physics
State university of New York at Stonybrook, New York, USA.
Research Advisor:
Robert Shrock
Thesis title : B-L violation in grand unified theories

Master of Science (Physics) First class with distinction (1979)
Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Technology , Mumbai
Thesis Advisor: G.V.Das
Thesis: Neutrino Oscillations

Bachelor of Science (Physics) (1977) First class with distinction
Dept. of Physics,
Faculty of Science
Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
Mentors : Prof. J.S. Bandukwala and Prof. Madhuben Shah


Senior Associate, ICTS (TIFR), Bangalore (2013 - )

Professor, (2002 - )
Associate Professor (1998-2002)
Reader (1995-1998)
Condensed Matter Physics Group
Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad

Assistant Professor (1992-1995)
Lecturer (1987-1992)
Institute of Physics Bhubaneswar

Post-doctoral Fellow (1986-1987)
Department of Physics
University of Wisconsin Madison, U.S.A

Post-doctoral Fellow (1983-1986)
Fermilab theoretical physics department
FERMILAB Illinois, U.S.A

Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships

Senior associate, International centre for theoretical studies ,
Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, Bangalore, 2013-

Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad,2001

Associate of the Abdus Salam ICTP (1990-1996)
Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Trieste, Italy

National Science Talent Scholarship (1974-1979)

Gold Medal, First in the University, (B.Sc (Physics)) (1977)
Department of Physics, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara

Gold medal, First in Pre-University examination (1974)
Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara

Eighth in Senior School Certificate examination (1973) in the state of Gujarat
Gujarat Senior School Certificate Board