Dr Dheepa Srinivasan

Dr. Dheepa Srinivasan

Dean — Research & Innovation

Dr. Dheepa Srinivasan is the Dean, Office of Research & Innovation, at Ramaiah University of applied Sciences. 

Dheepa has an M.Sc (Engg.) and a PhD, in Metallurgical Engineering, from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. 

Dheepa has more than 24 years of total work experience in the area of gas turbine materials, leading the research and development of high temperature materials and manufacturing technologies for gas turbines. She has made significant contributions in materials science, that have enabled technologies in additive manufacturing, thermal spray coatings and advanced characterization. She is the inventor of several new technologies having over 35 patents, and has developed more than 50 technologies / process applications that are now running in several gas turbines and steam turbines. She is a pioneer in the area of metal Additive manufacturing and has developed several applications for metal additive manufacturing for gas turbine applications as well as healthcare applications via implants. She has also been very active in qualifying over 35 suppliers from India, for Gas Turbine and Oil & Gas sub sea drill and production components, in casting, forging and fabrication. She is a Six Sigma Black belt in engineering quality management. She has been continually active in teaching and training in a bid to impart an industrial edge to engineering education.

She is Fellow Indian National Academy of Engineering and the First Woman Fellow of the American Society of Metals (ASM International), from India. She is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Indian Institute of Science, and Woman Engineer of the Year, INAE.