Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with honors, Khallikote College, Brahmapur, 1983; Master of Science in Chemistry, Brahmapur University, Orissa, 1985; Diploma in Systems Management, National Inst.Info. Tech., Mangalore, 1994; Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Mangalore University, Karnataka, 1998; Certified in analytical instrumentation teaching Warangal University, 2002, in molecular modelling Indian Inst.Chem. Tech., 2004, in accelrys ligand library design Sai Biosci. Research Institute Chennai, 2009, in web design VIT University, 2008, in 2D animation VIT University, 2010, analytical chemist Drug Controller Department, Orissa, 1984, Research.guide in chemistry Directorateacademic Research, VIT University, 2007.
Analytical chemist Baba Pharmaceutical Ltd, Brahmapur, Orissa, 1985-1986; lecturer NGSM Institute Pharmaceutical Scis. Paneer, 1988-1994; reader chemistry NGSM Institute Pharmaceutical Scis., Paneer, Derlakatte, 1998-2005; assistant professor chemistry NGSM Institute Pharmaceutical Scis. Paneer, 1994-1998; professor pharmaceutical chemistry NGSM Institute Pharmaceutical Scis., Paneer, Mangalore, 2005-2007; professor chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry division School Advanced Scis. VIT University, since 2007; Member Board Studies Chemistry, VIT University, 2008-2010; reviewer in fields; executive committee member Indian Council Chemists, Agra, 2001-2007; editorial board member International Journal Research Ayurveda & Pharmacy;
Author: (short stories) Little ActsKindness, Little WordsLove, 1999, Ticket Please;
Editor: Pharmacene, 1997, NGSMIPS News Bulletin, 2003-2004, Pharmashine 5th edition, 1997, 6th edition, 2000-2001, 7th edition, 2002-2003, 8th editorial, 2004-2005, 9th edition, 2006-2007; contributor articles to professional journals
Spouse M. V. Ramana Himaja, September 10, 1986.