Bachelor of Science, Buxi Jagabandhu Bidyadhar College, Bhubaneswar, India, 1987. Master of Science, Utkal University, Orissa, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1996.
Postdoctoral fellow department mechanical engineering University Hong Kong, 1997—2000. Assistant professor Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 2000—2004, associate professor, since 2004. Reviewer professional journals in field.
Married Sagarika Sahoo. Children: Om Saswat, Shrivali.