Sridhar Iyer: Consultancy and Other Activities


My major consultancy projects are/have been in the areas of wireless applications, network security, and performance tuning of networks/distributed applications. I have also participated in advisory projects on network applications and WAN deployment. Some companies to which I am/have been a consultant are:

MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd) NSDL (National Securities Depository Ltd) LIC (Life Insurance Corporation of India Ltd)
RIL (Reliance Industries Ltd) SHCIL (Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd) UIIC (United India Insurance Corporation Ltd)
PSPL (Persistent Systems Pvt Ltd) Datapro Infoworld Ltd

CEP courses

  • Wireless Networking [IceNet, Aug 2005]
  • RFID: Technology and Applications. [IIT Bombay, Jan 2005]
  • Mobile Internet. [PSPL, Oct 2002]; [Motorola, Nov 2002]; [IIT Bombay, 2003]
  • TCP/IP Networking. [Hughes, July 2002, Aug 2002]
  • ATM Networking. [VSNL, Dec 2001]
  • Mobile computing. [IMPACT IEP, July 2001]
  • Networking applications and m-commerce. [IMPACT IEP, May 2001]; [IMPACT IEP, July 2000]
  • Network applications and security. [IMPACT IEP, Aug 2000]
  • Linux system administration. [IMPACT IEP, May 2000]; [CMS, Feb 2000]
  • Networking fundamentals and applications. [UIIC, Dec 99]; [IMPACT IEP, Sept 99]
  • Distributed computing using Java. [IMPACT IEP, Jul 99]
  • Honorary Activities

  • Program Committee: Many international conferences related to networking. [2005]
  • Program Committee: MobiHoc 2004, MDM 2004, MDM 2003.
  • Program Chair: International Conference on Information Technology. [Dec 2002]
  • ICT Distance Education Advisory Committee: IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University), India. [June 2002+]
  • Board of Studies: ITW, SNDT University, Mumbai. [June 2000+]
  • Technical Advisory Committee: Maharashtra Transport Commissioner's Office. [Aug-Nov 1999]
  • Review of papers for various journals/conferences.
  • Various selection committees.

  • Miscellaneous

    Here are some articles written for a Children's Science Magazine, Jantar Mantar. :-)

    Administrative Activities
    Faculty Advisor: Several MTech & PhD batches.
    Chairman, IT Association: 2000+
    Distance Education Programme: 1999-2005
    Various Departmental Committees: 1999+
    Systems Lab In-Charge: 1999-2002
    KReSIT Infrastructure: 1999-2002
    Various Institute Committees: 1999+
    Acting Head (in HOD's absence): 1999+

    Last Updated: June 2008