Mr. Sarvesh Chandra was born in 1950, at Kanpur, U.P. After his schooling in
places in U.P. he moved to Gujarat in 1967 and studied Civil Engineering at
M.S. University in Vadodara. He returned back to Kanpur in 1972 and
finished his Master's and doctoral studies at IIT Kanpur. In 1980, he
started his teaching career from University of Roorkee and subsequently
went to Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok. In 1987, Sarvesh returned
back to IIT Kanpur as a faculty member and continues there till date.
During his 25 years tenure at IIT Kanpur he visited Germany, Australia and
Durban on research and teaching assignments. During his two years stay at
Durban, he mingled with Indian community and took part in various literary
and cultural activities.