Dr. Srikant Srinivasan

Associate Dean, Global Engagements, Plaksha University

Chair Associate Professor, Plaksha University

Area of Expertise

  • Nanoelectronics
  • IoT systems


Research Interests

  • Precision agriculture
  • Computer vision
  • Machine Learning
  • Beyond-CMOS devices


  • Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Purdue University, USA
  • M.S. in  Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Cincinnati, USA
  • BTech in Electronics & Communications Engineering, VNR-VJIET, JNTU - Hyderabad, India


Past Associations

  • Associate Dean (courses), Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
  • Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Plant Sciences Institute, Iowa State University, USA
  • Post-doctoral Fellow/ Data Scientist, Iowa State University, USA


Prior to joining Plaksha, Dr. Srikant Srinivasan was an Associate Professor in the School of Computing & Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, where he was also the Associate Dean (courses). He graduated with a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, USA and was awarded an Outstanding Dissertation in Magnetism award by the American Physical Society, as well as a student innovator award for developing nanomagnet-based computing devices as an alternative to traditional silicon transistors. Subsequently, he worked as a Post-doc, Data Scientist and later as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in interdisciplinary engineering domains such as materials informatics and high-throughput plant phenotyping at the Iowa State University, before joining IIT Mandi. At IIT Mandi he was working on sponsored research projects related to precision agriculture and was also strongly involved in interdisciplinary curriculum design and execution for undergraduate students. He was the PI for the multi-institution collaboration – FarmerZone, which delivers agricultural advisories to farmers across multiple states in India. He is a recipient of the Ramalingaswami Re-Entry fellowship by the Department of Biotechnology, and currently serves as a program review committee member for DBT’s flagship program Biotech Kisan. He is an advisor and equity holder in Arnetta Technologies Pvt Ltd, an incubatee of IIT Mandi.