Bachelor of Science, University Mysore, India, 1965. Master of Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 1978.
Higher secondary school teacher DMHS School, Ujire, India, 1965-1966. Junior teacher assistant Indian Institute of Technology, 1966-1974, senior teaching assistant, 1975-1979. Lecturer in chemistry K.J. Somaiya College of Science and Commerce, Mumbai, India, 1979-1986, senior lecturer India, 1986-1992, reader in chemistry India, since 1992.
Member Alumni Association IIT Bombay, ITT Library.
Married Gita Narayan Joshi, May 10, 1973. Children: Ashwin, Rohit.