Vikas Rai earned his Ph.D. degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India in applied mathematics in 1993. He has been applying tools and notions from nonlinear dynamics and chaos to problems in ecology and environmental sciences to understand the consequences of human intervention. The mathematical models developed by Dr. Rai have been explored by scientists from many countries. He guest coedited a special issue of Chaos, Solitons and Fractals on Chaos in Ecology in 2001. He worked as a scientist at National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India from 1995 to 2002. Dr. Rai has worked in various capacities in many academic institutions in India and abroad. He served as a senior research consultant at the Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India from 2008 to July 2010. In September, 2010, he joined Jazan University as Associate Professor. His research interests lie in information transport in the Central Nervous System and in the human brain. He has been working on the development of a mathematical theory of epilepsy for the past four years.
Biography Updated on 24 March 2011