Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur, India, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 1966. Diploma, Imperial College, London, 1968.
Professor chemical engineering University Oriente, Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela, since 1970. Visiting lecturer Polytechnic of South Bank, London, 1979-1980. Visiting professor University Rochester, New York, 1986-1987, New Mexico Institute of Technology, Socorro, 1993-1994.
Member Institute of Energy, American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Married Sarla Aggarwal, December 12, 1969. Children: Nayantara, Priya.