The author is a retired principal and professor of mechanical engineering having had higher education both in India as well as in the U.S.A. He is a life-fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India) and a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
He has been listed in ‘Who is Who in the World’ published by Marquis, USA; ‘Dictionary of International Biography, UK; and Asia’s ‘Who is Who’.
He is also a freelancer. His letters and opinions have been published in many English print-media, besides Kannada dailies. He is the chairman and managing trustee of ‘Deshana Charitable Trust’ with an object of helping the poor, especially in education.
As a part of his travelling hobby, he has toured all the seven continents of the world with his wife, Shalini. He has also covered the length and breadth of India, besides touring extensively the state of Karnataka. His first book on travel, ‘Wisdom, Human Spirit and Travel’, has already been published that covers the first
fi ve continents visited in addition to travels in India.