Bachelor of Engineering, Andhra University, 1983. Master of Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1993.
Engineer, National Thermal Power corporation, India, 1983-1986; Engineer, Bharat Earth Movers Ltd., India, 1988; lecturer, Indian Institute Technology, Kharagpur, 1993-1995; assistant professor mechanic engineering, Indian Institute Technology, Kharagpur, since 1995; in charge of Machine Dynamics Laboratory, Indian Institute Technology, Kharagpur, since 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.
Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Son of Anandarao Radhakrishna Murthy and Anandarao Seethamaha Lakshmi. M.A. Sridevi, March 9, 1991. A child, A. Nithyananda.