Saturday, 20 February 2010

Katepalli Sreenivasan a Professor of Engineering and distinguished university professor, University of Maryland, is one of the few Indian-American scientists who have been educated entirely in India. After obtaining a Ph.D. (with gold medal) in Aeronautics from the Indian Institute of Science in 1975, he did post-doctoral work at the Universities of Sydney and Newcastle in Australia and at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Katepalli R. Sreenivasan, sixty-one years of age, taught at Yale for twenty-two years from 1979, as the Harold W. Cheel Professor of Mechanical Engineering from 1988, later holding joint appointments in the Departments of Physics, Applied Physics and Mathematics.


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