Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, 1987. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, 1999.
Trainee, engineer National Ghermal Power Corporation, Korba, India, 1987—1990. Lecturer Power Engineering department Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India, 1990—1995, reader, since 1995.
Member of Institute Engineers India (mechanical engineering sub committee West Bengal State chapter), Indian Society Heat Mass Transfer (life), Combustion Institute United States of America (life. Indian chapter), Humboldt Club (treasurer).
Married Aparna Basu, March 7, 1994.