Bachelor of Science, Sahyadri College Shimoga, India, 1983. Master of Science, University Mysore, India, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University Mysore, India, 1997.
Government Karnataka lecturer Government Science College Tumkur, India, 1985-1987, Kalpataru Science College, India, 1987-1992. Senior lecturer University Mysore, 1992-1996, reader, since 1996.
Member Indian Chemical Society (life), Association Microbiologists of India (life), Analytical Chemists of India (life).
Married M. Sujatha Naik, March 15, 1998.