Prof. Alak Roy graduated from University of Roorkee, Roorkee (Presently I.I.T. Roorkee) in the year 1964 and joined M.M.M. Engineering College, Gorakhpur as a Lecturer in 1964. He did his Master's Degree in 1970 from University of Roorkee in Civil Engineering with “Honors”. He had foreign teaching assignment of more than 2 years in University of Sulaimaniyah, Iraq. He was Asstt. Professor and Head of Civil Engg. Department in K.N.I.T. Sultanpur and then became Professor and Head of Civil Engg. Department for 20 years. He did his Doctorate from University of Roorkee (1991-1994). He was visiting professor for three months in different countries of Europe viz. England, Germany, Switzerland & Italy etc. during July to September 1977. He was Director in MPMD Institute of Computer Technology, Gorakhpur from 2003 to 2006 and became Director General of I.T.M. Maharajganj from June 2009 to June 2010.