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Dr. Sridhar Pappu

Dr. Sridhar Pappu

Co-Founder, Executive VP - Academics & Professor

Academic Degrees

  • 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.


Areas of Expertise

  • Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Software Development
  • Product management.
  • Pattern Extraction
  • Data Analytics
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Machine Learning


Lab/Research Group Affiliation

  • Supply Chain, Machine Learning & Statistical Modeling