Ph.D., Chemistry (2003):University of Madras. Research work carried out at School of Chemistry, Department of Inorganic Chemistry and National Centre for Ultra fast Processes, Chennai. INDIA. Mentor: Prof. P. Natarajan, FNA, FASc.
M.Sc., Chemistry (1997): Department of Chemistry, Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. INDIA. (First Class with Distinction).
B.Sc., (1995): Department of Chemistry, Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. INDIA. (First Class with Distinction, Best outgoing student). Qualified GraduateAptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), 1997, India. Junior Research Fellow, (JRF) and Senior Research Fellow (SRF) (1997-2003), Department of Science and Technology, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India.
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
2005-2008: Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship and Takeda Science Foundation Research Fellowship (Takeda Pharmaceutical, JAPAN) at Kyoto Pharmaceutical University, Kyoto, JAPAN and Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, JAPAN. Supervisor: Prof. Shun Hirota.
2003-2005: Visiting Fellow (Post-doctoral Fellowship) at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, INDIA : Supervisor. Prof. Shyamalava Mazumdar.