Positions Held

Details of Service Before Indian Institute of Science

May 1992 - June 1994

Research Engineer (PDF)
Research, development, teaching as part of Post doctoral work.
Center for Earth Sciences and Engineering, Balcones research Center, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA.

October 1991 - April 1992

Adjunct Lecturer
Teaching undergraduate courses for third year students of Civil Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering and Research Associate, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada.

January 1988 - October 1991

Research and Teaching Assistant Assisting in research and teaching activities of geotechnical Engineering faculty.
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada.

December 1986 - April 1987

Project Associate
Carrying out experiments of anchors in soft clay and analysis of results
Department of Civil Engineering, IIT-Delhi, New Delhi - India.

November 1983 - July 1984

Teaching undergraduate courses in Civil engineering.
BIET, University of Mysore, Davanagere, Karnataka - India.

Details of Present positions outside IISC

  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian School of Mines (Named as IIT), Dhanbad, Jharkhand - Board of Studies member, co-guiding Ph.D. students, Delivered lectures for graduate and post graduate students

  • Honorary Dean, Division of Yoga and Physical Sciences, SVYASA (Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana) Deemed University u/s of the UGC Act 1956, University, Bangalore from March 2015- present. Prof. Sitharam is advising and contributing to help to coordinate academic programmes as well as to upgrade infrastructure at 100-acre campus in S-VYASA. Contributing extensively to generate Corpus for expanding SVYASA infrastructure in the 100-acre campus in Bangalore. Started new area of research in alternative energy and presented to Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) to the PM and National Security Advisor (NSA) to Prime Minister of India. As Dean, a member of academic council and management council of S-VYASA.

Glimpses of Administrative Career Achievements