Current Position: Associate Professor
Previous Positions: Senior Lecturer, Head of Department, Acting Dean,Faculty of Science,University of Mauritius.
2016-2018: Visiting Professor & External Examiner (Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand)
2002- 2008: Post Doctoral Research Fellow & Honorary Assistant Professor. Univ of Hong Kong (HKU); Post Doctoral Research Associate (Univ of Portsmouth, UK)
• PhD (Univ of Hong Kong, HKU)
• BSc (Hons) 1st Class Double Gold Medalist
• Certificate of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (with excellence)
• Top student (primary school-Award by Prime Minister's wife)
Postgraduate scholarship, Wang Gungwu scholarship, Dean’s honors List, HKU awarded competitive Research Fellowship (HKU), Recipient of Travel Awards (USA), best oral presentations in international conferences, etc..
• Secured >11 research grants & currently supervising 5 PhD students, training/coadvisor of overseas students & researchers (China, India, Thailand etc).
• Successfully supervised 14 MPhil/PhD students who graduated & > 80 undergraduate and MSc students.
• Editor for several high impact factor journals; organised workshops; given invited talks; chairperson & moderator in local & international conferences.
> 150 international publications in peer reviewed journals, > 5000 citations and H index of 36 (Google Scholar). Papers in top tier journals with impact factor of 37, 14, 11, 4, 3, 2,1 etc..