Career Milestones

  • Deputy Director ( April 2016 - Till Now) Bio Nano Electronics Research Center, Toyo University, Japan
  • Co-Director (International Affairs) (2013 April - 2016 April) - Bio Nano Electronics Research Center, Toyo University, Japan
  • Deputy Director (International Affairs) (2010 April - 2013 March) - Bio Nano Electronics Research Center, Toyo University, Japan
  • Professor (2010 April - Till Now) - Bio Nano Electronics Research Center, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary New Science, Toyo University, Japan.
  • Assistant Director (International Affairs) (2009 February - 2010 March) - Bio Nano Electronics Research Center, Toyo University, Japan
  • Associate Professor (2008 April - 2010 March)- Bio Nano Electronics Research Center, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary New Science, Toyo University, Japan.
  • Research Scientist and Lecturer(Part time) (April 2007 - March 2008) in Bio Nano Electronics Research Centre, Dept. of Applied Chemistry, Toyo University, JAPAN
  • Research Scientist(April 2003 - March 2007) in Bio Nano Electronics Research Centre, Dept. of Applied Chemistry, Toyo University, JAPAN under the project, Rational Evolutionary Design of Advanced Biomolecules (REDS), Saitama Prefecture Collaboration of Regional Entities for the Advancement of Technological Excellence, Japan Science and Technology Corporation) Project: Construction of aptamer bio sensors for micro and nano analytical devices and also to use in nanodrug delivery
  • JSPS post-doctoral fellow (April 2001 - March 2003). (Japan Society for Promotion of Science) in Bio Nano Electronics Research Centre, Dept. of Applied Chemistry, Toyo University, JAPAN.
  • Research Associate (2000 Jan -2001 March), Thin Film Lab, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. Project: CdZnS/PbS Coated Semiconducting Nano Particles)
  • Guest Lecturer (1995 - 2000) Dept. of Physics, C.M.S. College, Kottayam (Classes were taken for M. Sc. (Solid State Electronics, Mathematical Physics, Statistical Mechanics, Molecular Spectroscopy) and B. Sc. (Nuclear Physics & Mechanics)
  • Research Assistant (1992-1995)) George Sudarshan Center for Physics and Computer Science, Dept. of Physics, C.M.S. College
    (Affiliated to M.G. University )
  • Ph. D. (Physics) / M.G. University / 1998 Area of specialization: Thin Film Technology - Solid State Physics Thesis title: Electrical and optical properties of plasma polymerized films. Thesis supervisor: Prof. M. G. Krishna Pillai, Director, George Sudarshan Center for Physics and Computer science, C.M.S. College, Kottayam, Kerala - 686 001. (Former head of the Dept., Dept. of Physics, Cochin University of Science and Technology (http://www.cusat.ac.in/), Cochin)
  • M. Sc. (Physics) / M.G. University / 1991 Specialization: Electronics and Computer Technology
  • B. Sc. (Physics) / M.G. University /1989 Subjects: Physics (Main), Mathematics (Sub), Statistics (Sub)

Honors, Awards and Memberships

  • Member of Editorial Board - Scientific Reports ( Nature Publication)
  • Received Asian Excellence Award (2012) - From Society of Polymer Science Japan (SPSJ)
  • Founder and Chairman of Indian JSPS Alumni Association, which is having now more than 250 members. (www.indianjspsalumni.org)
  • Member - Materials Research Society (MRS), American Chemical Society (ACS), American Nano Society.
  • Delivered invited talks in several international seminars.
  • Served as panel member in scientific advisory committee, organizing committee in several international seminars.
  • J. S. P. S. Postdoctoral Fellowship (April 2001 - March 2003) (http://www.jsps.go.jp/ english/index.html)
  • Listed name in Marquis Who's Who in the world 22 nd edition, 2005 (http:// www.marquiswhoswho.com/products/WOprodinfo.asp#)
  • Listed name in Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engg. - 8 th Edition (http:// www.marquiswhoswho.com/products/SCprodinfo.asp)
  • University Research Scholar Fellowship (1995 - 98)
  • Reviewership held for the journals, Biomacromolecules, Journal of Polymer Science part B: Polymer Physics, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Materials Science and Engg. B, Solid State Materials for Advanced Technology, Polymer, Fusion Technology, Asian Chemistry Letters

Job experience

  • Worked as a guest lecturer in Department of Physics, C.M.S. College for five years ('95-'00) and classes were taken for M. Sc. (Solid State Electronics, Mathematical Physics, Statistical Mechanics, Molecular Spectroscopy) and B. Sc. (Nuclear Physics & Mechanics).
  • Supervised fourteen students for their M. Sc. projects in different fields like Thin films, Optoelectronics and Ulatrasonics. ('95-'00)