Faculty Profile

Katepalli R. Sreenivasan

Professor of Physics and Mathematics
Eugene Kleiner Professor for Innovation in Mechanical Engineering
Executive Vice Provost for Engineering and Applied Sciences, New York University
President, Tandon School of Engineering
Dean of Engineering, New York University


Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, India, 1975.
D.Sc. (Honoris Causa), Lucknow University, India, 2006.
D.Sc. (Honoris Causa), University of Hyderabad, India, 2007.
D.Sc. (Honoris Causa), Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania, 2008.
M.A. (Privatim), Yale University, USA, 1985.
M.E., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, India, 1970.
B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Bangalore University, India, 1968.

Research Interests

Fluid Mechanics; Statistical and Nonlinear Physics; Applied and Computational Mathematics; Higher Education; Human Rights; Diversity; Civic Institutions; Science in Underdeveloped Countries