He is currently Chairman of Electrical Engineering Department. He obtained a master’s and Ph.D., from high voltage engineering, IISc, in 1991 and 1998.
Has was a member of international working groups on lightning-related topics and Chair of IISc GATE office.
He has/had projects with Indian Space Agency, Aeronautical Development Agency, Metro/Railways, and Power companies.
He is an Editor of IEEE Trans on Power Delivery, Associate Editor of IET High Voltage, and PAC member of a SERB’s committee & Technical member of the Lightning Protection committee of NDMA.