B. Tech in Aeronautical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and M. Tech in Aircraft Design and Production from IIT Bombay with 40 years of experience in Aerospace Domain. Experience includes more than 33 years in Aerospace Industries (Design & Development, Airworthiness & Certification, and Inspection & Quality Assurance) and 7 years in Post Graduate Teaching in Aerospace Structure, Missile Systems, and Design. Published more than 40 technical papers in the various national and international journals / seminar / symposia.
Superannuated as Associate Director -Aircraft from CEMILAC (Centre for Military Aircraft & Certification), DRDO (Defense Research and Development Organization) with overall responsibility for military airworthiness and Certification of all military aircraft (fixed wing, rotary wing and UAV). Working as “Technical Consultant” at CSIR-NAL (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research – National Aerospace Laboratory), Bangalore since Sep 2011. Also serving as adjunct faculty at Jain University, Bangalore for MS – Aerospace Program