Sowmyanarayanan Sadagopan

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Sowmyanarayanan Sadagopan

Biography

Professor Sadagopan, Director of the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, is a product of Madras University, India and Purdue University, USA. He taught for 25+ years at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, in addition to short teaching assignments at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA and the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.

He has wide research interests that include operations research, multi-criteria optimisation, decision theory, simulation, enterprise computing, programming languages, databases, multimedia, and e-Governance. He has authored seven books, and several book chapters and papers. He is also a Fellow of the Computer Society of India. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, ACM, and AIS.

Prof. Sadagopan consults widely across different industry segments and lectures extensively at corporations, industry events, and universities in North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand on all aspects of IT.

He is the Chair of IEEE Computer Society, Bangalore Chapter and a Member of ACM India Council. He was also a Member of the WWW Conference Committee (W3CC) from 2009 to 2012. He writes extensively for the popular press and is a featured columnist for The Times of India.