Dr S Rama Mohan is at present working as Principal Scientist in Business Development and Technology Networking Division of the institute. He obtained his PhD in Technology Transfer from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati after B.Tech (Mech Engg) and M.Tech (Mech Engg) from the same university. He has been working for marketing of knowledge base and S&T services of the institute by pursuing research collaborations with industry and also involved in International S&T affairs of the institute. His major tasks are projecting IICT’s R&D capabilities and expertise to companies and visiting clients, facilitating for realization of research and technology business contracts with clients and facilitating for realization of obligations spelled out by clients in the contracts. He has rich experience in dealing with a variety of clients include companies from public sector, private sector (both in India and overseas) and Government Departments. He received best Performance in S&T Management Services – Group IV from CSIR-IICT in 2012. He was involved in organization of many workshops and industry interaction meets.
Dr Mohan is Associate Fellow, AP Akademi of Sciences and Fellow, Indian Institute of Engineers. His areas of research interest are Technology Management, R&D Management, Scientiometrics and Management of Public R&D Institutes. He has 27 research publications in various national and international journals and guided 22 students for their MBA Dissertations. Prior to joining at CSIR-IICT, he has three years teaching experience and one year industrial experience. He is reviewer of many International Journals on Technology Management.