2011 – : Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Dept Chemical Engineering, Monash University.
2020: Visiting Professor, ETH Zurich (Laboratory for Metals Physics and Technology)
2014-2015: Founding Director, Monash Energy Materials and Systems Engineering (MEMSI).
2012-2014: Research Professor, Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2), University of Connecticut, Storrs (CT), USA.
2010, 2011: Visiting Professor, Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2), University of Connecticut, Storrs (CT), USA.
2007-2010: Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Dept of Chemical Eng, Monash University.
2005-2006: Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Department of Chemical Eng, Monash University.
2003-2004: Visiting Professor, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC.
2001-2004: Senior Research fellow, Dept of Materials Engineering / School of Physics and Materials Eng, Monash University.
1998-2001: ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellow (I), School of Physics and Materials Engineering, Monash University.
1994-1997: Research Associate, School of Materials Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales (Sydney).
1985-1994: Scientist/Senior Scientist, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (Kalpakkam), Dept of Atomic Energy, India.
Fellow, ASM International.
Fellow (Invited), Institute of Engineers Australia.
Member, The Metals, Materials and Minerals Society (TMS).
Member, Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA).
Life Member, Indian Institute of Metals (IIM),
Life Member, Indian Society for Non-destructive Testing (ISNT)
Leadership of International Conferences
Chair, 17th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Melbourne, 2017.
Chair, Technical: Annual Corrosion & Protection Conf, 2016 (Australasian Corrosion Association).
Co-Chair, 16th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Melbourne, 2015.
Co-Chair, International Conference and Technology Meet on Military and Marine Applications, India, 2013.
Co-Chair, International Conference on Operating Pressure Equipment, India, 2013.
Co-Chair, ACUN-6: International Composites Conference, Australia, 2012.
Co-Chair, Int Workshop on Metallurgy, & Corrosion Engineering in Military and Marine Applications (IWCEM-2012), Singapore, 2012.
Co-Chair, 9th International Operating Pressure Equipment Conf & Exhibition 2009, Gold Coast.
Co-Convener, International Conf on Operating Pressure Equipment 2006, Chennai.
Co-Chair, 8th International Operating Pressure Equipment Conf & Exhibition 2005, Melbourne.
Co-Chair, International Conf on Failure Analysis & Maintenance Technol 2004, Brisbane.
Co-Chair, 7th International Operating Pressure Equipment Conf & Exhibition 2003, Sydney.
Co-Chair, International Conference on Failure Analysis-2002, Melbourne.
Plenary / Keynote Lectures (besides, numerous Invited Lectures)
Euro Materials Science, Paris, 2020
Smart Materials Science, Berlin, 2020
FiMPART19, Ahmadabad (India), 2019
Materials Chemistry and Science, Montreal, 2019
World Chemistry Conference and Exhibition – 2019, Brussels, 2019
18th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Melbourne, 2019
Nano-Micro Conference, Jeju, Sth Korea, 2018
18th International Conference on New Trends in Fatigue and Fracture, Lisbon, 2018
Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit (SIPS), Rio de Janeiro, 2018
Material Science-2018, Valencia (Spain), 2018
NanoMatEn 2018, Paris, 2018
Nanotechnology and Materials Science, Dubai, 2018
World Chemistry Conference and Exhibition 2018 – Valencia (Spain), 2018
FiMPART17, Bordeaux (France), 2017
Mechanics of Composites, Bologna (Italy), 2017
Asian Graphene Forum, Singapore, 2017
1st International Conf on Mineral Engineering and Materials Science (iCMEMS), Sydney, 2017
17th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Melbourne, 2017
EMN Meeting on Alloys and Compounds, Melbourne, 2016
17th Asia Pacific Corrosion Control Conference, Mumbai, 2016
1st International Conference on Coatings, Thin film and Multilayer Systems, Hyderabad, 2016
5th International Conference on Tribocorrosion V, Hyderabad, 2016
10th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Applications, Jeju, Korea, 2015.
MISE 2015, Materials Innovations in surface Engineering, 2015.
5th ISSIB / ASBTE Conference, Sydney, 2015.
Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman Symposium, Cancun, 2014.
19th International Corrosion Congress, Jeju, South Korea, 2014.
TMS Sympo: Thin Films and Interfaces, 142nd Annual Meeting of TMS, San Antonio, USA, 2013.
Nanotek-2013, Application of Nanotechnology, Las Vegas, USA, 2013.
BIT’s Annual World Symposium Innovative Materials for Therapy-2013 (IMT-2013), Haikou, China, 2013.
5th International Symposium on Biodegradable Metals, Umang Island, Indonesia, 2013.
5th BaoSteel Biennial Academic Conference, Shanghai, 2013.
International Conference on Operating Pressure Equipment, India, 2013.
NanoS&T, Annual World Congress of Nano Science & Technologies, Qingdao, China, 2012.
Fray International Symposium, Cancun, Mexico, 2011.
NACE Corrosion Conference, CORCON-2011, Mumbai (Bombay), 2011.
Int Workshop on Metallurgy & Corrosion Engng in Military & Marine App (IWCEM-2011), Pune.
India-Australia Int Workshop on Nanotechnology in Materials & Energy (IAWNT), Kolkata, 2011.
Specialist Workshop: Centre of Excellence for Corrosion Research, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 2009.
Corrosion of Materials in Marine Environment, NMRL (CSIR), Mumbai, 2008.
International Symposium on Advanced Stainless Steels (ISAS), Chennai, 2007.
ACUN-5 International Conf on Composites: Innovations & Structural Applications, Sydney, 2006.
15th International Corrosion Congress, Granada (Spain), 2002.
Int Symposium on High-Temperature Corrosion and Protection-2000, Hokkaido (Japan), 2000.
ACUN-1 International Conf on Composites: Innovations & Structural Applications, Sydney, 1999.
14th International Corrosion Congress, Cape Town 1999.