01/2014 -  : Cross-Disciplinary Fellow, Human Frontier Science Program

Environmental Microfluidics Group
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA, USA
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Topics: Life in fluctuating environments, topological mechanics and emergence in biological systems, microbes and microbiomes for green applications
Core faculties: Microbiology, biochemistry, bio-engineering, quantitative biological imaging, thermofluidics, numerical modeling, theoretical ecology
Host and supervisor: Prof. Dr. Roman Stocker


01/2013 - 12/2013: Postdoctoral Researcher

Dynamics of Complex Fluids, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self Organization, Göttingen, Germany
Topics: Topological microfluidics, colloidal transport, complex wetting, pattern formation, transport phenomena, self organization

Core faculties: Microfluidics, surface and colloid chemistry, advanced microscopy, quantitative image analysis, micro fabrication, numerical modeling
Collaborators: Dr. Christian Bahr, Prof. Dr. Stephan Herminghaus, Prof. Dr. Jörg Enderlein, and Dr. Marco D Mazza, Prof. Dr. Martin Schoen



06/2009 - 12/2012: Marie Curie Doctoral Fellow

Dynamics of Complex Fluids, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self Organization, Göttingen, Germany
PhD Thesis: Nematic Liquid Crystals and Nematic Colloids in Microfluidic Environment (summa cum laude)
Supervisors: Dr. Christian Bahr and Prof. Dr. Stephan Herminghaus



08/2008 - 05/2009: Application Engineer

FMP Technology GmbH, Erlangen, Germany
Topic: Analytical and numerical treatment of coating flow instabilities; experiments on coating and drying techniques.
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Franz Durst



07/2003 - 07/2008: Dual Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Technology in Thermal and Fluids Engineering.
Master thesis: Development of interfaces in bi-fluid cavity flows.

Supervisor: Prof. A. W. Date
                      
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