PEOPLE Program Committee (Former)
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Research Interests:
1. Mechanics and instabilities of soft visco-elastic interfaces, thin films and nano-systems
2. Self-organized meso-patterning of polymers, ceramics, hydrogels and carbon
3. Interfacial and colloidal interactions
4. Wetting and adhesion
5. Smart and functional materials: adhesives, catalytic, optical, super-hydrophobic and nano-composites
6. Biosurfaces: surface chemistry of cornea and tear film; cell adhesion
7. Interfaces in membranes and microfluidics