Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Madras University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, 1984. Master of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, 1998.
Professor Research and Development, department mechanical RMK Engineering College, Kavarapettai, 2008. Principal Bharathiyar Institute Engineering Women, Salem District, since 2008. Professor dean department mechanical Tamilnadu College Engineering, since 2009.
Assistant professor Vellore Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu, 1999—2000. Associate professor PSNA College Engineering & Technology, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, 2001—2002, head department mechanical, Tamil Nadu, 2001—2002. Professor department mechanical engineering Kalasalingam University, Srivilliputur, Tamil Nadu, 2002—2003.
Professor department mechanical Doctor Mahalingam College Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, 2003—2008, department head, 2003—2008.
Volunteer Udumalai Citizen's Forum, Udumalaipet. Member of Indian Society Technology Education.
Married Krishnan Hema, April 25, 1996. Children: T. Manickkavasagam, T. Ramanan.