M.S. and Ph.D. in Material Science and Engineering from The University of Texas at El Paso, USA
B.E. in Metallurgical Engineering from NIT Trichy, India
Dr. Sridhar has donned various roles from an engineer in Silicon Valley to a scientist in the
Indian Defence establishment building over 17 years of industrial experience where he worked on
multi-million- dollar semiconductor fab automation projects for customers in the USA, Europe and
Asia that included IBM, Seagate, TDK Group, LSI Logic and National Semiconductor.
Prior to INSOFE, he managed many large Data Analytics, Web 2.0 and internet projects while working
with companies like Prithvi Information Solutions Ltd., Axaya Cybertech, and KLA-Tencor Corporation.
Dr. Pappu is responsible for the academic administration of the institute and for ensuring the
highest standards in learning at INSOFE.
Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who in the World 2017 and a member of the Editorial
Advisory Board: Handbook of Materials Structures, Properties, Processing and Performance by Dr.
Lawrence E. Murr.