Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Institute Engineers, India, 1978; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Perpignan, France, 1982.
Research associate field research unit, Tata Energy Research Institute, Pondicherry, India, 1977-1980; affiliated faculty, research engineer II division energy technical, Asian Institute Technology, Bangkok, 1983-1985; assistant professor division energy technical, Asian Institute Technology, Bangkok, 1985-1986; visiting scientist applied solar calculations unit, Blaustein Institute, Institute for Desert Research, Sede Boqer, Israel, 1987; research staff Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1988-1991; lecturer department mechanic and aerospace, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1989-1991; assistant director energy systems laboratory, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, since 1991; visiting faculty department mechanic engineering, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, since 1991. Lecturer in field.
Member American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institution Engineers (associate, chartered engineer), Solar Energy Society India, International Solar Energy Society.
Married Shobha Kamineni, August 13, 1978. Children: Agaja, Satyajit.