Katepalli R. Sreenivasan is President of Polytechnic Institute of NYU and Dean of Engineering at NYU. He is also a University Professor at NYU, and Professor of Physics (Faculty of Arts and Science) and Mathematics (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.)
Dr. Sreenivasan came to NYU from the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (Trieste, Italy) where he was Director, and the University of Maryland, where he was Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Physics and Engineering, and Director of the Institute for Physical Science and Technology. Dr. Sreenivasan is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Working closely with the senior leadership of NYUNY and NYUAD, he plays a significant role in the planning and development of NYU as a Global Network University. An active researcher, Dr. Sreenivasan’s research is in the areas of turbulence, complex fluids, cryogenic helium, and nonlinear dynamics.
His academic website is located here.