Bachelor of Science, South Indian Education Society College, University Bombay, 1980. Master of Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1988.
Postdoctoral fellow corporation research laboratory Exxon Research and Engineering Company, New Jersey, 1988—1990. Lecturer Indian Institute of Science, 1990—1993, assistant professor, 1993—1999, associate professor, 1999—2005, professor, since 2005. Visiting scientist University Florida, 2000.
Philips visiting professor Eindoven University of Technology, Netherlands, 2001.
Fellow: Indian Academy of Sciences.