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Work Experience

Academic Experience:

1. July 2007-Till date: Associate Professor, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
2. Sept 2002-June 2007: Assistant Professor, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
3. Oct 2001-Sept 2002: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Industrial Science (IIS), University of Tokyo, Japan

Administrative Experience:

1. Sep 2011-Till date: Member, Student Disciplinary Committee
2. Sep 2011-Till date: Coordinator, Faculty Orientation & Training Prepared a draft plan for new faculty orientation Organized workshops
3. Dec 2002-Till date: Head, Earthquake Engineering Research Centre, IIIT Hyderabad Developed a research team over last 10 years Initial two years concentrated on getting people to work in the centre Organized short-courses for practicing engineers and govt officials Attracted young students towards research Generated revenue to support research scholars. Till now around Rs. 6 crores Developed collaborations with leading research institutes in the country Developed many earthquake safety awareness products Developed special outreach program for school children
4. Dec 2002-Till date: Coordinator, Computer Aided Structural Engineering, IIIT Hyderabad
5. Aug 2008-Till date: Coordinator, Human Values Cell Took special interest in developing course on Human Values Coordinating HV course with 15 groups Organizing several national and international conferences
6. Aug 2008-Till date: Head, Engineering Technology and Innovation Centre
7. Sept 2005-Till date: Member, Master plan & buildings committee I am helping institute for building good infrastructure Proof checking the design of ongoing constructions Training masons working in IIIT on construction tips
8. Sept 2003-Dec 2010: Member, Placement committee
9. Aug 2008-Dec 2010: In-charge Campus Security Services
10. April 2003-Aug 2005: Chairman, PG Admissions Took several initiatives to set the guidelines for effective admission process Set the procedure for printing of question papers in the institute itself
11. Sept 2002-Aug 2006: Faculty in-charge sports I am very active in sports Recruited two efficient Physical Directors Instrumental in bringing sports activities of IIIT into a streamline Worked out a good sports calendar Organized sports meet in a big way Initiated Inter-house and inter-batch events
12. Sept 2002-Aug 2006: Member, Student Life committee
13. Administrative Structure of the institute Out of interest prepared a draft admin structure of the institute in 2005 The same was modified and enriched by Prof. Sangal in 2009 The document is now adopted as IIIT Administrative Structure

Industrial Experience:

July 1997-Sep 1998: Larsen & Tubro Ltd, Chennai. Worked as a design engineer (Supervisor "A" cadre) in ECC Construction Group. Major works: Involved in the analysis and design of the multi-storied structures like, Cyber Towers in Hyderabad, YMCA, Chennai, Analysis and design of auditorium, Chinmaya Heritage Center, Chennai A few property development projects in Tamilnadu