Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore University and Masters Degree from BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, Visveswaraya Technological University. He received his Ph.D. degree from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli during 2011 in the area of impact characteristics of composite laminates. He started his career as Graduate Engineer Trainee at Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML). He joined PESIT as lecturer during 2000 and presently holding a position as Professor and Chairperson in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, PES University. He is the Domain Head of Advanced Composite Research Centre (ACRC) at PES University. He also had held the position of Dean Academics for a period of one year at Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida, UP. He is the faculty advisor of Team HAYA, the racing car team of PES and he is also the faculty integrator of PACE activities. He has led the PACE team to University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and University of Cincinnati, US.