Business and Community Engagement, University North Bengal, Jalpaiguri, 1981. Master in Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1992.
Lecturer Regional Engineering College, Durgapur, India, 1984-1990, senior lecturer India, 1990-1998. Assistant professor Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, since 1998. Visiting professor University Stuttgart, Germany, summer 2000.
Member Indian Society Hydraulics, Institution Engineers, International Association for Hydraulic Research (The Netherlands), National Geography Society (honorary).
Married Swastika Talukder, February 4, 1987. Children: Sibasish, Sagarika.