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  • International School of Engineering was launched in 2011 with an aim to transform the applied engineering education space in India. Our current focus area is Big Data Analytics / Data Science and we plan to replicate the quality, success and global recognition our Analytics programs have achieved with similar high-end areas in all engineering disciplines in the years to come.
World-class mentors
  • Our mentors have Ph.D.s from top global universities and decades of work experience in industry globally, building products and providing cutting-edge solutions to clients. But more than bringing this real-world experience to the classroom, they bring unbounded passion and the ability to simplify even the most complex topics.
Cutting-edge programs
  • INSOFE's Certificate Program in Engineering Excellence (CPEE) has been ranked by CIO.com - a very authoritative IT magazine - among the best such certificate programs globally, alongside Columbia and Standford universities.
Our Vision
To be the BEST PLACE in the WORLD for students and working professionals to learn APPLIED ENGINEERING.
Our Mission
To build a Stanford in India that will graduate engineers not by numbers but by quality - quality that the industry desperately seeks but is unable to find.
Our Management Team
Dr. Dakshinamurthy V. Kolluru
President
  • Dr. Murthy has 15 years of work experience after Ph.D. in diverse organizations ranging from Defense Research to Web startup and mid-size IT services companies.
  • Over the past few years, Murthy has been actively teaching Data Analytics to working professionals with wide range of experience and from diverse industries. He has also been consulting on Data Science projects with companies ranging from Fortune 25 to Startups. In addition, he has been conducting workshops on Analytics both in the USA and India for executives ranging from senior management to mid-level managers to hands-on implementers.
  • During his years of experience as a scientist and entrepreneur, Murthy has applied his strengths in logical thinking, math and science to solving industrial and societal problems, designing solutions from fundamentals, identifying, training and motivating high quality individuals, and to articulating the findings in a lucid manner to all the stakeholders.
  • He has applied these skills in such diverse areas as data analytics, Web 2.0 software development, mathematical modeling of capital markets, e-learning programs for rural students, intercontinental ballistic missile design, etc.
Academic Achievements
  • PhD (Materials Science and Engineering) - Carnegie Mellon University
  • MS (Materials Science and Engineering) - Carnegie Mellon University
  • BE (Metallurgical Engineering) - National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli
Dr. Sridhar Pappu
Executive VP - Academics
  • Over the past decade-and-a-half, Dr. Pappu has donned various roles in academia, research institutes, technology startups and industry, requiring very diverse mindsets to succeed.
  • At International School of Engineering, Sridhar is responsible for the academic administration of the institute and for ensuring the highest standards in learning for his students. In the early years of his career in the Silicon Valley, Sridhar worked on multi-million dollar semiconductor fab automation projects for customers in USA, Europe and Asia that included IBM, Seagate, TDK Group, LSI Logic and National Semiconductor. Later, he led the computer simulation programs for Indian Defense labs aimed at improving armor for a variety of current and future threats.
  • Prior to co-founding INSOFE, Sridhar managed many large Data Analytics, Web 2.0 and internet projects and has a vast experience in dealing with clients worldwide and setting up processes to develop and manage projects efficiently.
  • The diversity of the subjects and environments has been instrumental in moulding Sridhar's personality. While the researcher in him enables him to dig deep into subjects and focus on the minute details, the Valley's industry experience ensures that he never loses sight of the big picture and the business interests. The academic in him helps him communicate and impart this knowledge to people he interacts with. The perfectionist in him demands excellence in everything he or his team does - all without losing sight of the big picture.
  • Dr. Pappu has over 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings and over 10 presentations in international conferences.
Academic Achievements
  • PhD (Materials Science and Engineering) - The University of Texas at El Paso
  • MS (Metallurgical and Materials Engineering) - The University of Texas at El Paso
  • BE (Metallurgical Engineering) - National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli
A. S. L. Ganapathi Kumar
Executive VP
  • Kumar is a Business Entrepreneur, Technologist and Social Entrepreneur, with over 13+ years of experience in multiple sectors.
  • In addition to co-founding INSOFE in the Higher Education domain, Kumar has founded and co-founded various companies in the sectors of Education, Infrastructures, Agriculture, Hospitality, Manufacturing and IT.
  • Having worked in a variety of technical, managerial and leadership roles in various IT companies globally, and aided by his strong entrepreneurial background, Kumar brings technology and business management skills as well as passion to building and growing INSOFE.