Sunil Kumar Barua did his graduation with a major in Economics, and post-graduation in International Studies. During 1984 to 1992, he was a researcher in the area of Economics of Education in general, and planning and development of higher education in particular. From 1992 onwards, he was involved in administrative affairs of institutes of science and technology; and retired, in March 2018, as Academic Registrar of Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India.

His emphasis is on a better understanding of the past and present of phenomena that are important and interesting – cutting across conventional boundaries of disciplines, for better understanding of the future; so that the upcoming generation can benefit out of such thoughts and writings. 

He can be contacted at the mail id – skb@newideasandexperiences.com