Chief Mentor & Principal Faculty at Design Development Academy
Diploma in Architecture in 1969 from School of Architecture CEPT.
P.G.in Furniture Design at National Institute of Design,(#NID).
Advanced training in furniture design at office of Prof. Arno Vottler at Braunschweig, Germany in 1971.
Joined NID as Chairman of #FurnitureDesign Faculty in 1972.
During 38 years at NID, Participated in design education, consultancy, research and outreach activities. Developed curriculum in Furniture Design.
Headed interior design projects and designed furniture systems. Interior of patent offices in Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai.
Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) and Trade Mark Registry (TMR) in Chennai, Design Registry in Kolkata.
Innovation in the joinery of extruded aluminum in designing furniture system for offices.
Developed laminated bent wood furniture. Outreach, consultations for furniture made at Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands in India.
At Design Vision Center, established labs for High Performance 3D visualization and Rapid Prototype Development .The DVC was inaugurated by Honorable Ex-President of India, Dr. A. P. J. Kalam. The DVC provided educational and research resources to students and educators in India. In 2005 demonstrated prototypes made at DVC, using Rapid Prototype Development technology, in a User Group Meeting organized by Z Corporation, at Portsmouth, USA. Tenure 1972- 2007.
2007-2009, as the Head, Faculty Development Center, and channelized efforts towards faculty training and enhancements in NID.
Now practicing as a freelance Design Consultant & Educator in Furniture and Interior Design.
2011 till present – Chief Mentor & Principal Faculty with DDA