• Ph. D. (Organic Chemistry), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur India, 1999 (Guide: Padma Shri Prof. Vinod K. Singh)
  • M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry), A. C. Tech. (Guindy Campus), University of Madras India,1995
  • B.Sc. (Chemistry), Govt. Arts College-Dharmapuri, University of Madras India,1993


  1. Postdoctoral scholar in organic chemistry at California Institute of Technology, USA with Prof. Brian M. Stoltz, Feb. 2003 – Dec. 2004
  2. Humboldt (AvH) postdoctoral fellow at University of Goettingen, Germany with Prof. L. F. Tietze (Jul. 2001 – Dec. 2002)
  3. JSPS postdoctoral fellow at Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan with Prof. H. Nishiyama (Apr. 2000 – Jun. 2001)
  4. Research associate at IIT Kanpur, India with Prof. V. K. Singh (Sep. 1999 – Mar. 2000)