Dr. Mahajan graduates with the high honors from Panjab University in Chandigarh, India, receiving a Bachelor of Science.
Dr. Mahajan graduates with honors from the Indian Institute of Science with a Bachelor of Engineering in metallurgy. He begins his career as a research assistant at the University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Mahajan receives a Doctor of Philosophy in materials science and engineering from the University of California and marries Sushma Sondhi. He also becomes a research metallurgist at the University of Denver.
Dr. Mahajan becomes a Harwell Fellow at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment in Harwell, England.
Dr. Mahajan joins the technology staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey.
Dr. Mahajan is promoted to research manager at AT&T Bell Laboratories.
Dr. Mahajan becomes a professor of material science and engineering in the Electronic Materials Department at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Mahajan joins the Materials Research Advisory Committee in the Division of Materials Research at the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Mahajan serves as a visiting professor at the University of Antwerp in Belgium.
Dr. Mahajan joins the site panel of the Materials Research Laboratory and serves as a visiting professor at Ecole Centrale de Lyon in Ecully, France.
Dr. Mahajan edits “Handbook on Semiconductors, Volume 3.”
Dr. Mahajan becomes a professor of electronic materials at Arizona State University.
Dr. Mahajan is appointed to associate chairman of Arizona State University.
Dr. Mahajan is appointed department chairman of chemicals and materials engineering at Arizona State University.
Dr. Mahajan becomes director of school materials at Arizona State University.
Dr. Mahajan is named a Regents Professor at Arizona State University.
Dr. Mahajan becomes a Fulton Technology Fellow at the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering.
Dr. Mahajan becomes the special advisor to the chancellor at the University of California, Davis, where he is also named a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science.
Dr. Mahajan co-authors the article “Formation of Dislocation Channels in a Neutron Irradiated Molybdenum.”
Dr. Mahajan is honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who.