Vikram Vyas obtained his Ph. D. in Physics from Boston University and after that held post-doctoral positions at the University of Wuppertal, Germany and at the University of Utah, USA. He was the founding Director of Ajit Foundation, a voluntary organisation working in Bikaner, Rajasthan. He was a permanent faculty member at St. Stephen’s College and at Shiv Nadar University. He has been a associate of Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy and DAAD Guest Professor in physics at the University of Regensburg Germany.
His main research interest is in theoretical particle physics. In the recent past he has worked on the problem of quark confinement using gauge/gravity duality. His current research interest is in describing chiral fermions, which include electrons and quarks, in a non-perturbative manner. He also works on developing mathematical models and software to facilitate sustainable use of water resources and has developed the software SimTanka, which enables the design of a reliable rainwater harvesting system and Jal-Chita for maintaining water budgets and enabling village communities to manage their water resources better.