Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, John Hopkins University, 1973.
Visiting assistant professor, Johns Hopkins University, 1973-1974; lecturer to assistant professor, Indian Institute Technology, Delhi, 1974-1981; assistant professor, Indian Institute Technology, Bombay, 1981-1983; professor, Indian Institute Technology, Bombay, since 1983; head electrical engineer department, Indian Institute Technology, Bombay, 1992-1994. International consultant.
Member technical group National Microelectronics Council, India, 1988-1994. Fellow Institute Electronics and Telecommunications Engineers (Sreenivasan Memorial award 1997), Indian National Academy Engineering. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (editor Transactions on Electron Devices, since 1996), Johns Hopkins Society Scholars.
Married Vibha Lal, Apr, 10, 1988. 1 child, Kahin.