Mechanical engineering welcomes Dr. Katepalli R. Sreenivasan

Sreenivasan, Katepalli

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Katepalli R. Sreenivasan will be with us for the month of August as eminent scholar in residence and a visiting professor of mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering.

Sreenivasan is president of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. He is also a professor in the Department of Physics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU. Sreenivasan is a member of the National Academy of Science and the National Academy of Engineering, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

Sreenivasan earned his bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from Bangalore University in India, and his master’s and doctorate in aeronautical engineering from the Indian Institute of Science.