Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, 1982. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Idaho, 1987.
Research associate University Idaho, Moscow, 1987—1989. Scientist Defense Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad, India, 1989—1999. Associate director International Advisory Research Center Powder Metallurgy & New Materials, since 1999.
Member editorial board Lasers in Engineering.
Fellow: Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences. Member: Indian Laser Association (life), Plasma Science Society India (life), Materials Research Society India (life Market Research Society of India medal 2002), Indian Institute Metals (life. Journal editor), Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Married Rashmi Tamankar, February 20, 1990. Children: Nandita, Apoorva.