Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, Purdue Student Government Technology, Tamil Nadu, India, 1963. Master of Science in Structural Engineering, Purdue Student Government Technology, Tamil Nadu, India, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, University Alberta, Canada, 1971.
Doctor of Science in Civil Engineering, Bharalfiar University, Coimbatore, India, 1999.
Postdoctoral fellow University Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1971-1973. Lecturer Purdue Student Government Technology, Coimbatore, 1966-1968, assistant professor, 1973-1976, professor civil engineering, since 1976. Visiting professor University Alberta, 1979-1980, University Sydney, Australia, 1990, University Stuttgart, GErmany, 1982-1983.
Named Outstanding Young Person, Junior Chamber of Commerce, Coimbatore, 1980. Recipinet fellowships. Fellow Institution Engineers, Institute of Valuers (India).
Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Computer Society India.
Married Saraswathi Ramanathan, November 28, 1971. Children: Latha, Preetha.