Sridhar is a Vice President of DNVGL and the Director of Materials Program in its Strategic Research & Innovation unit. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor at The Ohio State University, Materials Science & Engineering Department. He directs strategic research projects aimed to position DNVGL to better serve our clients in areas involving risk management, advanced materials, and climate change technologies. Over the last 8 years, his group has been involved in the development of an electrochemical technology for conversion of CO2 to value-added chemicals. His interest is in combining different technologies to produce diverse end products from CO2 in a sustainable way.
Sridhar has published over 150 papers and several book chapters on diverse topics. He serves in the External Advisory Board of the Materials Science & Engineering Department of The Ohio State University and in its fund raising efforts. He is a Fellow of NACE International and the recipient of NACE Technical Achievement award. He is also the recipient of the Vaaler award given by Chemical Processing for important contributions to the efficient operation of chemical plants and twice won the Guy Bengough award given by the Institute of Metals in U.K. He shared the R&D 100 award for innovative chemical speciation and corrosion model development. He is currently serving as an Associate Editor of Corrosion and Corrosion Engineering Science & Technology journals. He has been awarded a number of patents in the areas of advanced alloys, sensors, and fuel cells. He has a Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from University of Notre Dame, USA.