Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics, Sri Venkateswara U., 1957; Master of Science in Chemistry, Saugor U., 1959; Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, U. Toledo, 1974.
Senior teacher chemistry, Advanced Encryption Standard Hr. Secondary School, New Delhi, 1960-1961; senior research assistant, India Meteorological Department, New Delhi, 1962-1968; assistant professor, Ohio Dominican College, Columbus, 1974-1978; senior associate staff member advanced engineering department, International Business Machines Corporation, Rochester, Minnesota, 1979-1985; advisory engineer, scientist, International Business Machines Corporation, Austin, since 1986.
Fellow American Institute Chemists. Member American Chemical Society, New York Academy Sciences, National Association Corrosion Engineers, Sigma Xi.
Married Santha Gattupalli, August 10, 1962. Children: Usha, Ramana Sayi.