40 years of Research experience. Worked at National Chemical Laboratory, Pune in various capacities from 1976 and retired as Deputy Director in 2009. After that worked as a CSIR Emeritus scientist and consultant at CDAC, Pune between 2009 & 2015. Working as a visiting Professor at Shiv Nadar University since 2013 and as an adjunct professor at Pune University since 2016.
Computational Biology, Data Mining and Machine Learning, Chemo and Bio Informatics, Chemical Reaction Engineering.
B.D Tilak Endowment Lecture Award
Scientist of the Year Award, NCL Research Foundation
Honorary Fellow of the Maharashtra Academy of Sciences, Maharashtra Academy of Sciences
Award for Excellence in Basic Research in Chemical Engineering, India Institute of Engineers
Best Research Paper Award, NCL
Chemical Weekly Award for the Best Research Paper, Chemical Weekly
Best Paper Award for "Ant Colony Optimization on Batch Scheduling", NCL