Dr. Sriram Mohan received a B.E degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Madras and M.S and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Indiana University. During his time at Rose-Hulman, Sriram has served as a consultant in Hadoop and NoSQL systems and has helped a variety of clients in the Media, Insurance, and Telecommunication sectors. In addition to his industrial consulting activities, Sriram maintains an active research profile in data science and education research that has led to over 30 publications or presentations. At Rose-Hulman, Sriram has focused on incorporating reflection, and problem-based learning activities in the Software Engineering curriculum. Sriram has been fundamental to the revamp of the entire software engineering program at Rose-Hulman. Sriram is a founding member of the Engineering Design program and continues to serve on the leadership team that has developed innovative ways to integrate Humanities, Science, Math and Engineering curricula into a studio-based education model. In 2015, Sriram was selected for the Outstanding Young Alumni Award by the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University. Sriram serves as a facilitator for MACH, a unique faculty development experience aimed at helping faculty and administrators develop a change agent tool box.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Indiana University, Computer Science, 2007
  • MS, Indiana University, Computer Science, 2003
  • BE, University of Madras, Computer Science, 2001

Awards & Honors


  • Tata Consulting Services, European Union Data Privacy Act Compliance,
  • Multi-touch user interfaces
  • Avalon Consulting, LLC, Big Data, Hadoop, NoSQL databases and search

Research Experiences

  • NoSQL databases
  • Hadoop
  • Distributed database systems
  • Software engineering pedagogy

Teaching Interests

  • Database systems
  • Big Data & Hadoop
  • Human computer interaction
  • Software quality assurance
  • Requirements engineering
  • NoSQL databases
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