He did his B.E. in "Electronics and Electrical Communications" from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (Patiala) in 1981 and M.Tech. in "Control Engineering and Instrumentation" from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi) in 1987. He started his career as a Research Fellow/Teaching Assistant at Thapar Institute. In 1992, he received "Commonwealth Fellowship Award" for Ph.D at Coventry University (UK). During his Ph.D, he developed a Novel design of a Tactile Sensor for Robotic Applications. In 1996, he moved to Singapore Polytechnic at this School of EEE. In 2006, he received Singapore President's award for his contribution towards the education at Singapore. The author joined Republic Polytechnic in 2002 because of it unique "problem based learning approach". He was instrumental in setting up the school of engineering at republic Polytechnic and the development of curriculum for Diploma Electronics Engineering and Diploma Aerospace Avionics programs. He believes strongly in life-long learning. He is currently a program chair, School of Engineering at Republic Polytechnic, Singapore.