Bachelor of Science., Dayanand Anglo-Vedic College, Dasuya, India, 1976. Master of Science, Panjabi University, Patiala, India, 1978. Master in Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 1980.
Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 1982.
Senior Scientific Officer (Grade 1) Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 1981-1988. PostDoctoralFellow Italian Commission for New Technologies, Energy and Environment/International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 1988-1989. Visiting Scientist European Community Joint Research Center, Ispra, 1989-1991, Senior Scientist c/o ENEA Research Centre Trisaia Italy, since 1991 - todate.
Member Third World Organization for Women in Science (associate), International Energy Foundation, International Center for Theoretical Physics.
Vinod married to Neeta Sharma on 28 November in 1981. They have a child: Varun.