Dr.Mudali is a Member of Boards of Nuclear Fuel Complex, Hyderabad, Nuclear Recycle Board of BARC, Mumbai; Governing Council of Atomic Energy Education Society, Mumbai; and, Expert Advisory Committee of ONGC Energy Centre, New Delhi. He is also Chairman, Research Advisory Board of PSG Institute of Advanced Studies, Coimbatore, and Chairman, CII-Corrosion Management Committee, New Delhi.
Dr. Mudali joined Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam in 1984 after obtaining M.Tech. from IIT Bombay, and completed PhD in Metallurgy/Corrosion at IGCAR in 1993. Dr. Mudali is an internationally renowned professional in the area of advanced materials, coating technology, and corrosion engineering, and was leading R&D projects of reactor & reprocessing materials, processes, modelling and equipment development of relevance to Fast Breeder Reactor (FBR) programme. He has to his credit 441 papers in various National and International journals; he has co-edited 14 books/proceedings, and holds an h-index of 32 (Scopus). He has guided/coordinated project works of 162 students for their UG, PG and PhD degrees. Dr. Mudali is a Fellow of eight national/international science/engineering academies including three from abroad. He has been decorated with prestigious awards like: Homi Bhabha Science and Technology Award from DAE; Group Achievement Awards of DAE (5 times); INS Medal; VASVIK Award; GD Birla Gold Medal Award; National Metallurgists Day Award from Ministry of Steel and IIM; Excellence and Meritorious Awards in Corrosion from NACE India, NCCI and ECSI, Bangalore; Distinguished Faculty Award from HBNI, Mumbai; and, Ninth Dr. Placid Rodriguez Memorial Lecture. Dr. Mudali has been a Visiting Scientist at leading institutions in Germany, Japan, UK, France, Israel, Bulgaria etc.