Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India, 1998. Master in Environmental Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India, 1992.
Lecturer Government College Engineering, Aurangabad, India, 1996—2003. Assistant professor Indain Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 2004—2007, associate professor India, since 2007.
Member of International Sustainable Development Research Society, International Water Associate, Indian Society Technology Education (life), Institution Engineers India (life Professor R.C. Singh medal 1999, Mistress and Mr. Bhupesh Nandy medal 2002), Indian Association Environmental Management (life).
Married Manali Makarand Ghangrekar. Children: Onkar Makarand, Atharva Makarand.