Bachelor of Science, Kerala University, Trivandrum, 1980. Master of Science, Kerala University, Trivandrum, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kerala, Trivandrum, 1990.
Junior research fellow Kerala University, 1983-1986, senior research fellow, 1987-1990, research associate, 1990-1991. Science officer Anna University, Chennai, India, since 1991. STA fellow J.I.S.T.EC Japan, Tsukuba, 1996-1997.
S.E.R.C. fellow South Carolina.T.I.M.S.T/Doctor of Sacred Theology, New Delhi, Trivandrum, 1995.
Member Indian Association Crystal Growth (life), Society Biomaterials and Artificial Organs (life), Indian Science Congress Association.
Married Swapna Kalkura, October 10, 1991. Children: Karthik, Kavyashree.