Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Karnataka University, Dharwad, 1986. Master of Machine Design Engineering, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy in Theory of Machine, Allahabad University, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2002.
Engineer Micro-Finish Valves, Hubli, 1986. Lecturer Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Tumkur, 1986—1987, Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot, 1987—1993, lecturer senior grade, 1993—1998, lecturer selection grade, 1998—2003, assistant professor, since 2003. Placement officer Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot, since 2003.
Reviewer American Society of Mechanical Engineers Journal Mechanical Design, 2002—2003. Member district committee Ramakrishna Vidya Mandir, Kerur, Karnataka, since 2003.
State vice president Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, 1995—2000. State coordinator Tantrik Shikshan Vidyarthi Parishad, since 2003. State treasurer Teacher's Association Vishvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, since 2002.
Member of Association Mechanisms and Mechanical (life), Indian Society for Technology Education (life), Institute Engineers India (life).
Married Shailaja Son of Balli, May 23, 1993. 1 child Shreya.