Saragur Srinidhi received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cleveland State University, USA in 1988 and 1992, respectively. He was a Telecommunications Consultant with BP America in Cleveland, Ohio and later with NASA’s Glenn Research Center at Cleveland where he was a Senior Consulting Engineer and a group head with the High-Performance Networks Group. As a Principal Investigator for NASA’s Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) experiments, he was recognized as a pioneer in hybrid ATM networking over satellites and has extensively worked on prototyping wide-area ATM networks in support of dispersed applications.
Srinidhi was the SAARC Country Manager for FORE Systems and later Regional Director of Marconi Communications plc for South Asia. He left Marconi in 2002 to establish a start-up company to design and develop a first mile access public Ethernet device. He founded Prometheus Consulting, a global technology consulting firm specializing in due diligence studies on technology, investment analysis and regulatory studies. He is recognized as an International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Expert in Telecommunications. His research interests are in High Performance Computing, Medical Electronics and Transport level issues in communication networks.
Srinidhi is a Senior Member of the IEEE, a Fellow of IETE and current President of the Advanced Computing and Communications Society.