Bachelor of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Metallurgical Engineering, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1996.
Engineer trainee Mishra Dhathu Nigam, Hyderabad, India, 1984-1985. Scientist Defense Metallurgical Research Laboratory, since 1985. Visiting fellow School Mechanical and Systems Engineering, University Newcastle, England, 2002.
Member Indian Institute Metals (life), Materials Research Society India (life).
Married Latha Kusuma, October 21, 1988. Children: Kum. S. Susmitha, S. Jagadeesh.