Dr. Pankaj completed his Ph. D. in Mathematics with UGC fellowship (JRF/SRF) from Lucknow University. He qualified CSIR-JRF(NET) as well as GATE examinations. He is having 18 years of teaching experience in which more than 9 years with University of Technology and Applied Sciences-HCT, Muscat, Oman. He received several faculty recognition certificates outside India. His research interests are Differential Geometry and Cosmology. He published more than 25 research papers in internationally reputed journals.