I am working as an Assistant professor in Chemical Engineering department, National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal, India. I am a chemical engineer, pursuing research in the area of Bioprocess engineering and allied areas. and I teach graduate and under-graduate students. My areas of interest includes development of various bioprocesses to produce therapeutic enzymes, proteins, probiotics and nematodes, edible oil refining technology, Enzyme technology and oenology. I am the recipient of prestigious "Khorana Fellowship" in 2013.