Microsoft has announced that the company has appointed Sriram Rajamani as the new managing director of its India research lab, effective August 1, 2016. Sriram Rajamani will be replacing 2 year manager of the lab Chandu Thekkath, and will be responsible for the lab’s continued focus on research, innovation, and collaboration.
Sriram Rajamani is very experienced as was the co-winner of the Computer Aided Verification in 2011 for his research in bringing formal verification of computer programs to industrial practice. He also has experience in multiple areas of computer science such as hardware and software verification. Additionally, he once was head of the Software Productivity Tools group within Microsoft’s Redmond research lab, and was also previously the assistant managing director of Microsoft’s India research lab. Sriram Rajamani, nonetheless, expressed honor for his new position, and said:
“It is an honor to lead Microsoft’s India research lab, with its abundance of top-notch talent. I look forward to leading and expanding Microsoft’s commitment to world-class research and innovation in India, and deepening our partnerships with our academic partners.”
So, congrats to Sriram Rajamani! As always, please let us know what you think of this latest change in position as Microsoft India Lab by dropping us your thoughts in the comment box below!Further reading: India, Microsoft India, Microsoft Research, Microsoft Research India