He was formerly Canada Excellence Research Chair professor at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, and is a Distinguished Professor (hon.) at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and Centenary Professor at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
He is the author of over 400 publications in refereed journals, 45 book chapters, and 40 patents. Dr Thundat is an elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), the Electrochemical Society (ECS), the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the SPIE, and the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Dr Thundat’s research is currently focused on novel physical, chemical, and biological detection using micro and nanomechanical sensors and electrical power delivery using the single wire concept.
He is an IIT Madras alumnus. Read more about him here.