Dr. Nigamanth Sridhar has been appointed dean of the College of Graduate Studies at Cleveland State University. His new position will be effective August 1, 2017.
Dr. Sridhar is a professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in CSU’s Washkewicz College of Engineering. He is also president of the CSU Faculty Senate and associate director of the CSU Transportation Center.
Since joining CSU in 2004, he has served the University in various capacities and made significant contributions to research, teaching, faculty governance and community engagement. His outstanding accomplishments in research and teaching were recognized by the prestigious NSF Early Career Award in 2008. Currently, he is playing a crucial role in CSU’s joint efforts with Case Western Reserve University on the Northeast Ohio Internet of Things Collaborative and the national CS for All effort to enhance computer science education in K-12 schools.
Dr. Sridhar received his Ph.D. in 2004 and M.S. degree in 2000, both in Computer Science and Engineering from the Ohio State University.