is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras at Chennai, India and has served as the departmental Chair. He received his B.Tech degree from IIT Kanpur, and his MS and Ph.D degrees from the University of Maine. From 1979 to 1981, he was with Washington State University as Assistant Professor. Since 1981, he has been teaching at IIT Madras.
12.11.2012 [Business Standard] - 20 best innovations were recognised as winners by the jury that included luminaries like Allen Pereira, Director & Member Secretary, NIBM; A K Purwar, Former Chairman, SBI and Dr Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Professor, IIT Madras amongst others. Ernst & Young