Bachelor of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1986. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1992.
Project engineer Praxair, Tarrytown, New York, 1992-1993, development associate, 1993-1996, marketing manager Danbury, Connecticut, 1996-1998, sales, business manager Houston, since 1998.
Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society.
Married Beth Lynne Kantzler. Children: Ravi, Rohini.