He obtained his BE, MTech from MANIT Bhopal in 1980, 1984 respectively and PhD Degree from IIT, Kharagpur in the year 1991. After submission of his PhD Thesis (Knowledge-based System for Real-time Control of FMS), he joined as a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT, Delhi in 1990. He joined BITS-Pilani, Pilani Campus in 1992 as an Assistant Professor in the salary scale of Rs. 3700-125-4950-150-5700 and was promoted as Associate Professor w.e.f. 01/02/1995 in the salary scale of Rs. 4500-150-5700-200-6300. He also promoted as Professor w.e.f 01/02/2000 in the salary scale of Rs. 16200-450-20900-500-22400. At present he is drawing a basic salary of Rs. 75,580/- (Pay in PB Rs. 65,080 + AGP Rs. 10,500) per month. Till date, he has 28 years of teaching / research experience, 12 years as Professor and 16 years of administrative experience as Group Leader (HOD).