He did his civil engineering from Nagarjuna University of Andhra Pradesh. He worked as Scientific Officer/ Design Engineer in BARC, and later on completed his Ph.D from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He has more than three years of teaching experience and is working as an Associate Professor in the civil Engineering Department. Dr. Emani has co-authored research/technical papers in five international conferences and four international journals. Dr. Emani is a recipient of Homi Bhabha Award from BARC in Civil Engineering. Dr. Emani is a life member of the Indian Society of Earthquake Technology (ISET). Recently, Dr. Emani has achieved the Young Scientist Award with a research grant of 9 lakh rupees from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.