Doctor of Philosophy, Pune University, India, 1997.
Brain pool fellow Korea Institute Ceramic Engineering and Technology, Seoul, 2005—2006. Senior research associate Anna University, Chennai, since 2007. Consultant Green Trust, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 2005.
Corporal National Cadet Corps, 1985-1988, Tirupattur.
Volunteer Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, 1985—1988. Member of Catalysis Society India, Chennai.
Married Kavitha Govindan.