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Nigamanth Sridhar

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Cleveland State University

Nigamanth Sridhar is a Professor in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Cleveland State University.

His primary areas of research interests lie at the intersection of Software Engineering and Distributed Systems, with a special emphasis on Internet of Things. Dr. Sridhar directs the Dependable Systems and Networks Research Group, which is focused on making programming of sensor and actuator systems more accessible to scientists and researchers outside the field of Computer Science.

Most recently, Nigamanth has been working closely with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District in implementing a CSforAll program. In particular, CMSD will make available a rigorous CS course (Exploring CS and CS Principles) in every one of its high schools. This work is funded by the Cleveland Foundation.

Dr. Sridhar received Ph.D. (2004) and M.S. (2000) degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University, and an M.Sc.(Tech.) (1997) degree in Information Systems from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India. He received an NSF CAREER Award in 2008.

Meeting of the Minds is made possible by the generous support of these organizations.