Graduated with First Rank in Chemical Engineering, KREC(now NITK) Surathkal. Served as Head Application Development Division, VSSC & Dy. Proj. Director, Cryo Upper Stage Project, VSSC,ISRO. Had set up pilot plants for propellant fuel binder systems for rockets, developed Polyurethane polymer and foam elastomer systems at Propellant Fuel Complex, for PSLV,GSLV. Successfully developed Cryogenic insulation for Cryo Stage of GSLV and various light weight micro cellular  foam systems, viz; Damping Pads, Thermal Pads, Umbilical Pads, structural acoustic  and vibration, damping  applications  used for launch vehicles and satellites. Recipient of Invention award from NRDC. Author of several papers and Patents assigned to ISRO. Expert on Polyurethane Foam Polymer systems.  Consultant – BMVSS, Jaipur for development of artificial limbs to handicapped, Technical Adviser and Consultant to Bhabha Atomic Research center .Served as Principal, in various Engg Colleges. (CAPE, SSNIT,MGCE, MCET )  He has been continuing to serve as the President of Space Engineers’ Welfare Society (SEWELS )right from the inception of the College.