Bachelor of Engineering, Shanmugha College of Engineering, Thanjavur, 1988. Master of Engineering, Regional Engineering College, Tiiruchirapalli, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, 2002.
Associate lecturer Shanmugha Arts Science Technology and Research Academy, Deemed University, Thanjavur, India, 1988—1991, lecturer India, 1991—1996, senior lecturer India, since 1996.
Member of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (correspondent), Indian Geitech. Society (life; secretary 1997-1998), Institution of Engineers (India) (life), Indian Society for Technology Education (life).
Married Abirami, July 12, 1975.