Prof. Chandramouli earned his Ph. D. from The Ohio State University, USA, in 1994. After a stint in the industry with Copeland Corporation (now Emerson Climate Technologies) in the US, he returned to IIT Madras as a faculty in 1997.
His primary research interests are in the areas of Non-linear and Multi-body Dynamics, Noise and Vibration. Currently, he is pursuing research on the acoustics of Indian Musical Instruments and also on musical pillars of South India.