Professional Duties

1993-present               X-Ray Facility Director, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA

2008-present               Research Associate, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA

2003-2008                   Associate in Research, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA

1993-2002                   Assistant in Research, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA

1989-1993                   Research Asst Prof, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

1987-1989                   Research Associate, CCMB, Hyderabad, India

Professional Experiencej0301252

19 year experience as a manager of macromolecular x-ray facility

·   Provide crystallographic expertise to students and faculty

·   Teach students and post-docs x-ray data collection and analysis

·   Conduct safety and crystallographic workshops

·   Coordinate, collect and process data at national synchrotron sources

14 year experience as safety coordinator the Institute

7 year experience as web site maintainer

6 year experience in mentoring high-school science students




1981–1987      Indian Institute of Science      Bangalore, India          Ph.D (Chemistry)

1979–1981      University of Madras               Chennai, India             Masters (Chemistry)

1976–1979      University of Madras               Chennai, India             Bachelors (Chemistry)


Scientific Publications


Published over thirty peer-reviewed articles

Presented posters and conferences and symposia

Presented invited talks at universities in India and US



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Phone: (850) 644-6448




Updated: July 2013