I was born in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, Southern India in 1971. My mother is a headmistress in a rural elementary school and my father is an income tax officer in Chittoor. I have a younger sister who has a masters in plant biology from Hyderabad. Early schooling in Little Flower English Medium School and Convent, Greamspet, Chittoor. Attended Rishi Valley School (of the Krishnamurti Foundation of India ) for my high school education. Got out in 1988 and joined the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras. Graduated with a bachelors in Aerospace Engineering in 1992. Hopped over to the University of Texas at Arlington in August 1992. Obtained Masters in 1994 and a Ph.D in Aerospace in 1998. I am now employed with HyPerComp, Inc., in southern California.
An early picture my parents with my sister and me, taken in Horsley Hills
Keerti and I were married in March 2000

M. Ramakanth <mrk@hypercomp.net>

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