holds an M.Sc. and D.Phil. in Physics. Formerly, he was professor and head of the Physics Department of HNB Garhwal University. Apart from a long teaching experience in higher education, he has to his credit, the research activities that span from organization and participation in many national and international conferences and conduction of research projects to the publication of about sixty research papers in journals of national and international repute and supervising ten D.Phil students on the topics related to Quantum Field Theory, Particle Physics and Supersymmetry.