Academic Qualifications: (graduation onwards)

BE (Electrical Power Engg) Aug-1976 To Nov-1981 1st Class 69% Mysore University, Govt.B.D.T College of Engineering & Technology Davangere, Karnataka, INDIA

ME (Power Apparatus& Electric Drives) Aug-1987 To Feb- 1989 1st Class 72% University of Roorkee-IIT-R(now) University of Roorkee,(now named as Indian Institute of Technology) Roorkee, U.P. INDIA

Ph.D. Jan1994 To Jan- 1998 --- --- Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, W.B. INDIA

Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT) Dec-2001 to Jun -2003 1st Class 78.60% Indian institute of Management and technology (IIMAT), Chennai All India council for Management studies, Chennai, India

Membership of Academic Bodies :

1. Local Inquiry Committee (LIC/FFC) Member of Visweswaraiah Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, Karnataka,( the only Technical university in the Karnataka state of India ), for Various Engineering colleges, such as Bellary , Raichur and Hospet Engineering Colleges, For the year 2000-01.

2. Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India) FIE and a Chartered Engineer (CE) Membership Number -F- 107930-8.

3. Fellow of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, (FIETE) Institutional area, Lodi road, New Delhi-110003, Membership Number -F- 192482.

4. Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) / Karnataka Administrative services (KAS) Member for framing the syllabi for the year 2000-01.

5. Member Board of studies and Examinations (PG-BOS) in Electrical Engineering, Kuvempu University, Shimoga , Karnataka, for the year 2000-01.

6. Member Board of studies and Examinations (BOS) in Electrical Engineering, Visweswaraiah Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, Karnataka, for the year 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2001-03.

7. Life member ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education) New Delhi- Membership Number -LM 8109.

8. Life member Systems Society of India (MSSI), Thiruvanantapuram, Kerala, India- Membership Number -LM 20004.

9. Senior Life member (CSI) Computer society of India, Worli, Mumbai-400030- Life membership number-00156151