An Architect-Urban Planner by professional background, currently serving as Professor at Mysore School of Architecture (Affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, India. He is having more than five years of international teaching and research experience at higher education universities abroad. He did his B.Arch. and M.Tech.(Town Planning) degrees from Karnatak and Sardar Patel Universities respectively. In the year 2009, he earned his doctorate degree in the field of Urban and Regional Planning from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee.