B.E. Metallurgical Engineering, Calcutta University, 1972
D.I.C., Process Metallurgy, Imperial College, 1978
Ph.D., Process Metallurgy, Imperial College, 1978
Research Interests:Transforming the field of materials processing by laser from a technological art to scientifically based engineering; laser aided manufacturing; atom to application; technical approach including on-line optical diagnostics, transport phenomena modeling, non-equilibrium synthesis of materials with tailored properties, and their evaluation and characterization.