Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, Mohamed Sathak Engineering College, Kilakarai, Tamil Nadu, India, 1992. Master of Science in Structural Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil and Structural Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2003.
Research assistant Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2001, research associate, 2003—2005. Postdoctoral research associate, civil engineer University Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2001. Postdoctoral research scientist Department Architecture, Technology University Dresden, Germany, 2003.
Postdoctoral research fellow, civil engineering University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 2004—2005, University Minho, Guimaraes, Portugal, 2005—2008. Visiting postdoctoral research fellow Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, University Missouri, Rolla, 2007. Research project engineer, project leader Research, Development and Innovation Department, Acciona Infraestructuras Company, Madrid, since 2008.
Member of Indian Society Technology Education, Institution Engineers India, International Masonry Society, Masonry Society America.