I am the Chairman and Managing Director of MultiSpectra Consultants. My work profile includes Civil Engineering consultancy, research and teaching. I am Vice President (East) of the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India). I am also Past Vice President (East) (2001 - 2005) of the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India). I am a Visiting Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, and an Honorary Professor of Water Engineering and Management at the Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. I am a Chartered Engineer and have numerous professional memberships. My Fellowships are FASCE (USA), FIE, FACCE(I), FISH, FIWRS, FIPHE, FIAH and FAE. I have travelled abroad widely for professional and academic purposes. I have been awarded the Hem Prabha - S N Gupta Gold Medal by The Institution of Engineers (India). I have numerous publications to my credit in the form of international and national journal and conference papers.