|Born||9 April 1947|
Jammu and Kashmir, India
|Died||6 January 2018 (aged 70)|
|Alma mater||Indian Institute of Science|
National Institute of Technology, Raipur
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
|Institutions||National Institute of Advanced Studies|
Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR)
Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar
National Institute of Technology Puducherry
He had a Bachelors in Engineering (B.E.) from Government Engineering College, Raipur Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur (Now National Institute of Technology, Raipur), and a PhD from IISc, Bangalore, D.Sc. (h.c.) from Sathyabama Deemed University, Chennai. 
He died on 6 January 2018 in Pune from an apparent cardiac arrest.
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