Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad

IIT Dharwad




Prof. P. Seshu is currently the Director of IIT Dharwad. He has been on the faculty of IIT Bombay since 1989. He was heading CSIR C-MMACS during 2010-2014 (on deputation from IIT Bombay) and was also the Director of group of CSIR Labs called the Information Science Cluster. Under his leadership, CSIR C-MMACS has been repositioned as CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute (CSIR-4PI). The Institute's focus is on high end computing and big data science with applications in bio-, chem-, earth and environment-, engineering and life sciences. CSIR-4PI has also established an advanced supercomputing facility at Bangalore.

Nearly 30 years of experience in higher education and research in premier Institutes. Enriched with wide experience in R&D consultancy to several industries in automotive and heavy engineering sectors. Successfully handled schemes to spot and attract talent - especially in the crucial phases of conceptualization and initial implementation.