Associate Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering
Dr. Ashok Prasad joined the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department as an Assistant Professor in Spring 2009.
Dr. Prasad’s undergraduate degree (a B.Sc.(Hons) in Physics) was from St. Stephens College, Delhi University in 1985. He then moved to studying Economics and earned a MA from the Delhi School of Economics, in 1987. He taught economics in Khalsa (E) College of Delhi University till 2001. However, his love for physics inspired him to join Brandeis University (Waltham, MA) in 2001 for a Ph.D.
At Brandeis he worked with Professor Jane’ Kondev on biologically inspired problems in soft matter. After graduating in 2006 he joined the computational immunology group of Prof. Arup Chakraborty at MIT as a postdoc, where he worked on thymocyte selection and T cell activation till he joined CSU in 2009.