Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, College Engineering, Trivandrum, India, 1956. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, College Engineering, Trivandrum, India, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, South Dakota School Mines and Technology, 1974.
Lecturer College Engineering, Trivandrum, 1957—1963, assistant professor, 1963—1971, professor, civil engineering, 1971—1972. Assistant professor, civil engineering South Dakota School Mines and Technology, Rapid City, 1974—1978, associate professor, 1978—1982, professor, since 1978. Participant, seminars and workshops.
Engineering consultant South Dakota Cement Plant. Research consultant Celanese Corporation, 1981.
Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (president, South Dakota section), American Society for Testing and Materials (faculty intern, Philadelphia 1980, C-16 committee 1980), American Concrete Institute (participant seminars), National Society Professional Engineers, Sigma Xi.
Married Sarada S. Iyer, May 10, 1962. Children: Kumari, Lekshminarayanan.