Bachelor in Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 1970; Doctor of Engineering, U. Poitiers, France, 1979; Doctor of Science, U. Poitiers, France, 1985.
Science officer directorate Research and Development, Department Civil Aviation, New Delhi, India, 1971-1976; associate, Ecole National Supérieure de Mecanique et d'Aerotechnique, Poitiers, 1978-1986; associate professor, ENSMA, Poitiers, since 1986. Invited professor Ecole Polytech. Montreal, Canada, 1992.
Member American Society for Testing and Materials, Société Française de Metallurgie (science secretary conf.1988), American Society Metals.
Married Barbara Guzik, July 13, 1985. Children: Ajay Pawel, Theo Narayan, Ravi Jacek.