Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with honors, Bangalore Central College, India, 1960. Master of Science in Mathematics, Bangalore Central College, India, 1961. Bachelor in Electrical Commission Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1964.
Master of Science in Mathematics, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1972.
Lecturer mathematics Mysore (India) University, 1964—1968. Fulbright-Smithmundt fellow Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1968—1972. Lecturer mathematics University Mysore, 1972—1974.
United Nations Educational visitor International Center Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 1974. Reader in mathematics University Mysore, 1974—1979, professor mathematics, since 1979.
Member, donor Friends' Union, Mysore, since 1990, Sri Ramakrishna Poor Students' Home, Bangalore, since 1964. Member of American Mathematics Society, Society Special Functions and Applications (vice president since 2001), Indian Mathematics Society (president 1996-1997, council member since 1987, Service award 1997).
Married Rathna Sivaramasastri, October 26, 1972. Children: Dileep, Anil.