Bachelor of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, 1965. Master of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, 1973.
Research associate, 1972-1976, Assistant Professor, 1976-1985, Professor, Aerospace Engineering, 1985-2005, Dean, Student Affairs, 1986-1989, Head, Aerospace department, 1989-1995.at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
Advisor & Director (Technical Education), Govt. of Goa, 2005-2008.
Professor & Chairman, Aerospace Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (University) Coimbatore, since 2008
Fellow Aeronautical Society India. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), Aeronautical Society India (president Bombay branch 1994-1996).
Married Radha Rallabandy, November 24, 1968. Children: Jyoti, Arati, Aditi.