Demystifying Data Science
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Prof. R. P. SureshProfessor of Practice - Data Science
Dr. Rajagopalan Padmanabha Suresh is an award-winning researcher in the area of Statistics and Reliability Modeling with over three decades of experience in both Academics and Industry. A Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Pune, Dr. Suresh was bestowed the “Best Young Statistician Award” (1991) from Indian Society for Probability and Statistics. He is currently the Principal Director in Supply Chain Analytics in Accenture Applied Intelligence.
Dr. Suresh was a Professor at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) for over a decade. He also served as a Visiting Professor at Victoria Management School of Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He moved from Academics to Industry as a Staff Researcher with General Motors Research & Development Centre India Science Lab, Bangalore, where he received the GM R&D Innovation Award (McCuen Special Achievement Award).
He has delivered invited lectures at leading institutions such as Indian Institute of Science, Indian Statistical Institute, Department of Mathematics and Statistics of Victoria University, New Zealand, Statistics New Zealand besides many universities in India. His training and consultancy engagements include organizations like Department of Telecommunications, Government of India, Hindustan Newsprints Ltd., WIPRO Ltd., Kirloskar Cummins, Tata Tea Ltd, and IPS and IES Officers Training Institutes.
Dr. Suresh has established himself as an innovative thought leader in the Analytics Industry over the past decade, and many of his ideas and methodologies have been implemented in the industry yielding greater benefits and savings.
As Professor of Practice – Data Science at Vidyashilp University, Dr. Suresh will propel the academic and research efforts as the University pursues expertise and excellence in the interdisciplinary domain of Data Science.