team member

Name: Prof. (Dr.) Sridhar Vaithianathan

Designation: Associate Professor

Qualification: B.E., M.B.A., Ph.D

Funtional Area: Analytics & IT

Email Id: sridhar.v@imthyderabad.edu.in

Phone:+91- 40-3046 1665


  • ‘Best Professor in Business Analytics’ from ICBM-AMP Academic Excellence Awards 2018 held at ICBM-SBE, Hyderabad on 24th Nov2018.
  • “Highly commendable paper” award in the 5th International conference on Business Analytics & Intelligence (11-13 Dec 2017) held at IIM, Bangalore for his paper titled “Recommender System to increase engagement among Spenders and Non-spenders for Freemium mobile games”
  • World Research Council in association with International Journal for Research Under Literal Access (IJRULA and United Medical Council, has awarded “Best Researcher in Business Analytics” in an international innovation congress held at Trichy, Tamilnadu on 26th February 2019.
  • Won Runners up prize for his case titled “Adpelz Digital: Defining Digital Advertising” at 6thInternational ICBM Case conference 2018 held on 29th Dec 2018 at ICBM School of Business Excellence at Hyderabad.
  • “Associate Blockchain Developer”, certified by Blockchain University (https://theblockchainu.com/ for successfully completed the Blockchain U Certification Program. 29th March 2019.
  • Obtained Certification on “Advanced Spreadsheet using MS Excel” by ICDL (International Computer Driving License). Dec 2018.
  • “Best Internship Project Mentor – Analytics Domain” (AY 2016-17)
  • “Best Internship Project Mentor – Analytics Domain” (AY 2017-18)
  • “Best Internship Project Mentor – IT Domain” (AY 2017-18).
Area Chairperson (ACP), Analytics & IT Department (March 2016 – May 2019).
  • Spearheaded the newly formed Analytics Department and introduced as many as 13 electives in Analytics & big data Domain during the three years tenure as ACP.
  • Spearheaded all the Analytics Initiatives of the Institute Viz., Analytics Task Force, Industry Guest Lectures, Practitioners invite for the Analytics electives, Subject Board Meeting, Panel Discussions, and setting up of Big Data Analytics Lab.
  • Established in 2016, “Insightix – Analytics Student Club” and as a Club mentor has successfully steered the students to conduct Data hackathon for flagship Management meet (Impelz) for the Institute.
  • Panel Discussion – Analytics - On behalf of Analytics & IT department hosted a panel discussion and presided the five panelists on the topic “Trends in Business Analytics.”
  • Subject Board Meeting: Has conducted three-subject board meeting consecutively from 2016 - 2018 inviting five-industry practitioners as a part of excellence in curriculum building in ANLAYTICS.
  • Spearheaded and instrumental in hosting Analytics Society of India – HYDERABAD CHAPTER (ASI_HC) at IMT-H in collaboration with Analytics Society of India (ASI), IIM-Bangalore on 7th& 8th Jan 2019.
  • Co-ordinated and organized a research seminar on the topic “StayingSafe from Cyber Crime the Digital Mafia World”, on 22 Dec 2018.
Chairperson - Website Redesign and Digital Branding. April – July 2019.
  • Spearheaded and Co-ordinated a team of five for revamping the existing website to suit the needs of Digital marketing initiatives and improve both the responsiveness & user experience of the Institute’s website.
ICDL Advanced Spreadsheet Training and Certification for Students and Staff.
  • Co-ordinated and Conducted training classes and certification Exams for 214 Students (Batch of 2018-20) and 22 Staff members. ICDL (International Computer Driving License) provides world's leading computer skills certification. http://www.icdlasia.org/
Content Creation for Flipped Classroom. June-Sep 2019
  • Interactive Video content creation for Statistics and Analytics Courses
Text Analytics Workshop
  • Organized and coordinated two days’ workshop on “Text Analytics using Python” 12th&13th Jan 2019 for Faculty members and II year Students.
SAS FDP Series on Analytics And Big Data. 9th May to 9th June 2016.
  • Planned, and organized FDP series on Analytics and Big Data in Collaboration with SAS for Faculty members of our Institute.
Faculty Development Program (FDP) – Chairperson. June 2015 – May 2016.
  • Realized income of Four Lakhs Eighty thousand (INR 4, 80, 000) as FDP Income during Academic Year 2015-16.
PG-Programs (PGP) Co-OrdinatorJune 2014- May 15.
  • Successfully designed and executed the activities of entire PGP (MBA) program along with the PGP team and streamline the entire process from Student Registration to Student Graduation.
Head - Learning Management System (Moodle) Team June 2014- May 15.
  • Designed and implemented the entire Learning Management System (LMS) from the scratch in six months replacing the dated LMS system maintained by third party.

WORKSHOPS/ FDPs/MDPs

Invited Speaker / Resource Person
  • “Big Data Analytics for Defense & Aerospace.” Seminar conducted for Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) 2nd edition of Defense Conclave held on 28 November, 2018 at Hyderabad.
  • How Analytics is changing the landscape of ecommerce”, seminar conducted for industry executives, entrepreneurs and academicians at Federation of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FTAPCCI) on 15th July 2016 at FTAPCCI, Hyderabad.
  • Business Analytics: Basics and Applications using R, 29th Feb & 1st Mar 2016 for faculty members, research scholars at Joseph School of Business Studies, SHIATS University, Allahabad. (Two Days).
  • Research Workshop on “Academic Research, Writing, and Publication: What a Doctoral Student should Know?, at Anvesh 2015, Doctoral Conference Conducted at Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad. April 3 & 4, 2015.
  • Advance Multivariate Analysis for Management Research, April 18-20, 2013 for faculty members @ BIMTECH, Greater Noida. (Three Days).
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Applications, October 5 & 6, 2012 for faculty members @ KJ Somaiya Institute of Management and Research (KJSIMR), Mumbai. (Two Days).
  • 7. SEM: Application for Practitioners, January, 12, 2012, for Research executives of CAPA India, New Delhi at IIM-Lucknow @ Noida Campus. (One Day).
Workshop/MDPs/FDPs conducted @ IMT Hyderabad:
  • Data Visualization using Tableau, January 7&8, 2019. (Two Days)
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Advances, March 16-18, 2017. (Three Days).
  • Data Visualization using Tableau, February 17 & 18, 2017(Two Days)
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Advances, September 23-25, 2016. (Three Days).
  • Statistics for Business Analytics Professional, September 9-11, 2016 (Three Days)
  • Data Visualization using Tableau, July 8&9, 2016. (Two Days)
  • Applied Business Analytics using R: Basics and Advances, December 1 – 7, 2015. (Seven Days)
  • Applied Business Analytics using R: Basics and Advances, August 5 – 9, 2015. (Five Days)
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Advances, October 8-10, 2015. (Three Days).
  • 1 Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Applications, October 28 & 29, 2013. (Two Days)
Workshops/FDPs/MDPs conducted @ IFHE , Hyderabad.
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Applications, April 11 & 12, 2013. (Two Days)
  • Advanced Structural Equation Modeling (ASEM), March 28 & 29, 2013. (Two Days)
  • Univariate and Multivariate Techniques: Basics and Application, March 6, 7 & 8, 2013. (Three Days)
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Applications. January 24 & 25, 2013. (Two Days)
  • Advanced Structural Equation Modeling (ASEM), December 6 & 7, 2012 (Two Days)
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Applications, October 11 & 12, 2012. (Two Days)
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Applications, June 28 & 29, 2012. (Two Days)
  • An Introductory Course on SEM, November 3 & 4, 2011 (Two Days)
  • SEM: Basics and Advances, June 2, 3 & 4, 2011. (Three Days)
  • SEM using AMOS Software, November 6 & 7, 2009. (Two Days)
Workshops/MDP/FDP Attended
  • Artificial Intelligence for Business Managers, 3 days workshop at IIT, Bombay. 31st May – 2ndjune 2019
  • 2. 'Blockchain Industry Tour,' one day workshop organized by Blockchain University (USA), 29th March 2019.
  • Text Analytics using Python, 2 days workshop At Data Hack Summit 2018, 25th Nov 2018.
  • Data Science using Python, 2 days Workshop at IIM, Bangalore. 9&10 Dec 2017.
  • Attended FDP series on Analytics, taught by SAS certified Professional for the following five courses:Programming for Analytics (Base SAS); Business Visualisation (SAS VA); Predictive Modelling (SAS Eminer); Text Analytics (Text Miner); and SAS & Hadoop (Hadoop), during 9th May – 9th June 2016 at IMT Hyderabad.
  • Workshop on “Addressing Cyber Security concerns in Big Data" | August 19, 2016 | Hyderabad, organized by DATA SECURITY COUNCIL OF INDIA (DSCI) | A NASSCOM® Initiative.
  • Three Days workshop on “CONJOINT ANALYSIS’ by Dr. Seenu Srinivasan on 5-7 Feb 2016 @ IMT Hyderabad, India
  • SAS® Analytics Forum India 2016, 13th April 2016, Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.
  • “Big data and analytics summit 2016” titled ‘Rise of Algorithms and AI: Complexity to Competitive Advantage’ organized by NASSCOM on 23-24 June 2016 @ HICC, Hyderabad, India.
  • “Big data and analytics summit 2015” titled ‘Data Driven Disruptions – The Next Frontier’, organized by NASSCOM on 25th and 26th June, 2015 @ Hotel Trident, Hyderabad, India.
  • “Big data and analytics summit 2014” titled ‘Industrialization of Big Data,’ organized by NASSCOM on 27th June 2014 @ Hotel Trident, Hyderabad, India.
  • “Big data and analytics summit 2013” titled ‘The BIG FISH, Operationalizing Big Data Analytics,’ organized by NASSCOM on 27th June 2013 @ The Westin Hotel, Hyderabad, India.
  • ‘Partial Least Square (PLS)’ Workshop organized by Geoffrey S. Hubona, Associate Professor, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia in January 8&9, 2010 and in January 10 & 11,2013. The focus was on the application of Structural Equation Modeling using PLS method using “Smart PLS”user friendly graphical software.
  • “Introduction to SAP ERP with Global BikeInc V2.1”, organized by SAP University Alliances Program- Train the Trainers at Kolkata from November 22nd to 26th, 2011. The focus was on understanding the basic modules in SAP ERP viz., SD, MM, PP, FI and CO.
  • “SAP faculty workshop on GBI 2.0” organized by SAP University Alliances program at SCMHRD, Pune between 15th and 16th November, 2010. Taught by Prof. Paul Hawking, Victoria University, Australia. The focus was on understanding how Global Bike Inc (GBI) data set can be used to teach business process integration concepts.
  • “SAP Mobility Workshop – Unwiring Your Enterprises”, workshop organized by INDUS, SAP User Group Event at the Mariott Hotel Hyderabad on 27th April 2012. The workshop gave an overview about how organization can utilize mobile technology to improve their business processes.
  • One week FDP on “Case Pedagogy”, organized by IBS Hyderabad, May 2009.
Workshops/FDPs/MDPs conducted @ IFHE , Hyderabad.
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Applications, April 11 & 12, 2013. (Two Days)
  • Advanced Structural Equation Modeling (ASEM), March 28 & 29, 2013. (Two Days)
  • Univariate and Multivariate Techniques: Basics and Application, March 6, 7 & 8, 2013. (Three Days)
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Applications. January 24 & 25, 2013. (Two Days)
  • Advanced Structural Equation Modeling (ASEM), December 6 & 7, 2012 (Two Days)
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Applications, October 11 & 12, 2012. (Two Days)
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Applications, June 28 & 29, 2012. (Two Days)
  • An Introductory Course on SEM, November 3 & 4, 2011 (Two Days)
  • SEM: Basics and Advances, June 2, 3 & 4, 2011. (Three Days)
  • SEM using AMOS Software, November 6 & 7, 2009. (Two Days)
Online Course:
  • 1. Registered and learned an Online Course on R Software entitled ‘R Courseware Community’ offered by Prof. Geoffrey Hubona, The Georgia R School at http://shop.georgia-r-school.org 31st May 2015.
  • 2. Coursera Courses : Prof. Andrew NG’s (Stanford University ) online course on “Machine Learning” (Octave Programming Language)

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