PhD Project:2016: PhD student, Dept. Tropical Silviculture and Forest Ecology, University of Göttingen
2003-2005: Master of Science (Forestry), Forest College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agicultural University, Coimbatore, India
Water use and water stress of Melia dubia plantations across a rainfall gradient.
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Hölscher
Master Thesis: "Studies on physiological characteristics of Jatropha curcas L. under different spacing and fertilizer levels"
1998-2002: Bachelor of Science in Forestry, College of Forestry, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India
Since 2008 Scientist in the discipline of Forestry, presently working at ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun, India
2007-2008: Associate project officer at Initiatives for Development foundation (IDF), Bangalore (NGO) and coordinated the field study of medicinal plants in Karnataka
2005-2006: Project scientist at Karnataka State Remote Sensing Applications Centre, Bangalore and worked in the project of Forest Information System (FIS) and revisiting of forest types of India