Bachelor of Science, Mysore University, 1950. British Telecom, Madras University, India, 1952. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1955.
Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1958.
Research associate, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1958-1960; pool officer, U. Madras, India, 1960-1961; research associate, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1961-1962; research associate, Holy Cross College, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1963-1970. President Annapurna Inc., Worcester, since 1976.
Married Banadakoppa T. Lingappa, March 21, 1953. Children: Vishwanath, Jaisri, Jairam.