Bachelor of Engineering, Osmania University, 1958. Master of Engineering, India Institute of Science, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Birmingham University, 1966.
Doctor in civil engineering, World Development Parliament, 1987.
Research assistant Engineering Research Laboratories, Hyderabad, 1958—1964, assistant research officer, 1966—1967. Lecturer Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 1967—1969, assistant professor, 1969—1975, professor, 1976—1996, emeritus fellow, 1996—1999. Director AngRon Geotech (pvt) Ltd., New Delhi, since 1999.
Professor emeritus Indian Institute of Technology, 2000—2001. Member advisory panel on engineering and technical University Grants Commission, 1977-1980. Member technical and advisory committees to 7 professional organizations.
Council member All India Council for Technology Education, New Delhi, 1994-1997. Vice president International Society Rock Mechanical, Portugal, 1988-1991. President National Committee on Rock Mechanical, New Delhi, 1988-1995.
Fellow Institution Engineers, Indian Geotechnical Society (president 1977-1979), United Writers Association. Member International Society Soil Mechanical and Geotechnical Engineering, Clay Mineral Society India, Indian Society Technology Education, International Society Rock Mechanics (a fellow), Indian Society Engineering Geology, International Tunnelling Association, Consultant Engineers Association, India.
Temura married to Lakshmi Eswarapu on 18 March in 1961. They have two children: Television Rajgopal, T. Ravindra.