Bachelor of Science, Modern College, Pune, India, 1980. Master of Science, Sir Parashurambhau College, Pune, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, High Energy Material Research Laboratory, Pune, 2001.
Graduate (honorary), Institute Armament Technology, Pune, 1990.
Junior science assistant National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, 1983—1985. Scientist B High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, 1985—1993, scientist C, 1993—1999, scientist D, 1999—2005, scientist E, since 2005. Consultant, lecturer in field.
Member of High Energy Materials Society India.
Married Rekha Ramdas Damse, March 22, 1982. Children: Jagruti, Parag.