Ph. D. in Bioengineering (2013) from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Experience as Research Assistant at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Taiwan, Taipei, as Visiting Scholar at Mikos Lab, Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, USA, as post-doctoral fellow at ACNSMM, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, and as Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Bioengineering, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. Joined Amrita in 2017, as faculty, to pursue research in the area of bioengineering and regenerative medicine. Has over 20 peer-reviewed research publications and two book chapters to his credit. Research interest is in understanding the fundamentals of immunomodulatory and regenerative properties in adult stem cells and bioengineered matrices, for functional tissue regeneration, and is also focussed on the translational aspects of stem cell products and cell-derived matrices for regenerative medicine.