Dr S Sivakumar


Dr Sivakumar holds a PhD Degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT, Bombay (1987). He specialized in mathematical modeling and simulation pertaining to process industries. After obtaining his doctoral degree, Dr Sivakumar worked in several petrochemical industries and involved in various simulation projects across Europe for nearly 8 years. He had published and presented several papers in international journals and conferences on mathematical modeling and simulation pertaining to petrochemical and fertilizer industries.

After returning to India in 1995, Dr Sivakumar joined the IT industry and worked as project manager for several large projects before joining Rational Software in 1999. He functioned as Tech Lead there and offered software engineering services to the customers. He moved into IBM as part of its acquisition of Rational in 2003 and functioned as Software IT Architect. He later worked as CTO with an independent partner to IBM based in Germany from 2006. He returned to India in 2009 and took up the full time faculty position.

Dr Sivakumar had received several performance awards within the organizations for successful implementation of several projects and enabling the customers succeed.

In his current position Dr Sivakumar offers specialized lectures on Mathematical Methods, Process Simulation, Transport Phenomena and Multiphase Reactors.