K. R. Sreenivasan obtained his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and did post doctoral work in Australia and the USA. He was Horald W. Cheel professor at Yale where he worked for 22 years. He then took up the position of director, Institute of Physical Sciences and Technology at the University of Maryland. He was the director of Abdus Salam ICTP during 2003-09. His memberships include: US National Academy of Sciences; US National Academy of Engineering; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Indian Academy of Sciences; Indian National Science Academy; and African Academy of Sciences. His honours include the Guggenheim Fellowship; Otto Laporte Award, American Physical Society; Distinguished Alumnus Award, IISc; International Panetti-Ferrari Prize and Gold Medal, Torino Academy of Sciences; and National Order of Scienctific Merit, Brazil.
PEOPLE International Advisory Board (Former)
Courant Institute, New York University
Area of Research: Fluid Dynamics