Bachelor, Indian Institute of Technology, 1990. Master of Science, University Alabama, 1994. Phd, University Alabama, 1997.
Fellow University Alabama, 1997—1998. Research associate Southern Illinois University, 1998, visiting assistant professor, 1998—2000. Assistant professor Indian Institute of Technology, Kiharragpur, India, since 2001.
Consultant Mahanadi Coalfield Ltd., India, 2002—2003, Hulty Gold Mine Ltd., since 2005, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral, since 2005.
Member of Internat Society of Risk Mechanics, Mining, Metallurgy and Geological Institute.
Married Samhlta Deb, April 29, 1997. Children: Didhiti, Dibyabha.