Professional Information

Personal data:

Born: in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India.


PhD 1983 Carnegie-Mellon University (advisor: R. C. MacCamy)
M.S. 1980 Carnegie-Mellon University
B.Sc. 1979 University of Mumbai (Bombay)

Academic employment:

1994-present UMBC (Professor)
1989-94 UMBC (Associate Professor)
1983-89 UMBC (Assistant Professor)

Short term appointments:

ETH Zurich, Switzerland (1996)
University of Rennes, France (1996)
Helsinki University of Technology, Finland (1993)
Brunel University, U.K (1992)
INRIA, France (1988)

Ph.D. Dissertations Directed:

Research Grants as Principal Investigator:

Editorial Positions:

Associate Editor, SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis (1999-2004)
Associate Editor, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics (1993-present)


1994-96 The MacNeal-Schwendler Corporation, work on the FEM code MSC-NASTRAN


List of Publications and Professional Presentations:

These can be found in my curriculum vitae, available in pdf format.