Prof. S Sadagopan, former director of IIITB, is a graduate of Madras University, India and Purdue University, USA. He has 25+ years of teaching experience at various premier institutes (IIT, IIM etc,) across the country. His research interests include Multi-criteria optimization, Decision theory, Simulation, Operations research, Multimedia and e-Governance. He has authored 7 books, various chapters of the books. He is also a fellow of IEE(UK) and Computer society of India. He serves on boards of Bharat electronics, Neyveli Lignite corporation and various other committee.
Prof Sadgopan consults widely across different industry segments and lectures extensively at Corporations, industry events and various International Universities.