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Dr. SRK Prasad was born in Chennai, India in 1951. He holds a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) with distinction in Chemical Engineering from Madras University. He obtained his Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Research also from Madras University and pursued his Master of Science (MSc) in Advanced Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London.
He was awarded Doctor of Science degree (DSc) from City University Los Angeles, USA in Operations Research. He also holds a Diploma in Textile Management awarded by SITRA (Southern India Textile Research Association), Coimbatore.
Dr. Prasad is currently Correspondent of Coimbatore Institute of Technology(CIT), Managing Trustee of V.Rangaswamy Naidu Educational trust, Chairman Governing Council of CIT. He is also Managing Director of Krishna Industrial Corporation Ltd a company engaged in the manufacture of Chemicals, Fertilisers and Bio Fertilisers.
Dr. Prasad is also Managing Director of Kassoft India Pvt. Ltd., a I.T Company based in Chennai/Coimbatore, which has produced world class products and services both for the domestic market and exports in the field of CAD/CAM/CAE, ERP, Optimisation, Client/Server & Web technologies.
Professional AttributesDr. Prasad has a wealth of industrial experience in Textiles, Information Technology, Chemical, Fertilizers and Bio-Technology. Dr. Prasad was appointed as Alumni representative of Imperial College in India for Coimbatore, 1999.
Dr. Prasad is Associate Editor & Paper Referee Of Asia Pacific Journal of Operational Research, published from Singapore. He was the National President of Operations Research Society of India, 1990. He has published number of research papers in Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation in leading International Journals.
Achievements as EntrepreneurDr. Prasad started and built very high technology IT Company in 1988 involved in high-end product development. Kassoft India Pvt. Ltd. began developing the Optimal Feed mix program for the Poultry industry, and this software package is widely being used by the Poultry industry in India, resulting in huge savings for the various poultry farms in the country. The software company has recently released the SHINE Point of Sale system and the complete retail solution being marketed in Europe, Middle East and India.
The IT Company has also developed GENIUS University Management System which involves complete automation of a college or university process. This system is being effectively marketed in Malaysia. Kassoft India Pvt. Ltd. is the one of the prime offshore contractors for CCH Inc, U.S.A, a US 6 billion dollar company. The Document Management System (ProSystem fx Document) developed by the IT Company (100% offshore in India), won CCH the CODIE award 2008, the most Prestigious award for Software in U.S.A. The CODIE award is for the software industry what the OSCAR award is for films.
Dr. Prasad is also currently Managing Director of Krishna Industrial Corporation Ltd involved in the manufacturing of Single Super Phosphate, Carbon dioxide gas, Chemicals and Bio-Fertilizers. He has widely employed process plant optimization methods to improve the efficiency and working of all units of the company. This is the first Indian company to win the Prestigious Gold Medal award for Excellence in Business Practice given by foundation for Excellence in Business Practice, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, September 2007.
Awards ReceivedDr Prasad is the recipient of many awards for his outstanding services, achievements and contributions, to include
Dr.Prasad was awarded HIND RATTAN AWARD by CITIZENS INTEGRATION PEACE SOCIETY for excellence in promoting Global Integration & Economic Development at the International Conference on Celebrating the Global Indian, at Mauritius, May 2018.
International Socrates Committee has granted the title "The Name in Science", to Dr.Prasad, at the meeting of the Rectors of Europe at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, UK, during July 2018, an International Award in the field of Scientific Researches. Name of Dr.Prasad has been recorded in the world register of outstanding scientists of the 21st century with awarding a medal of fame "For contribution to world science".
Dr.Prasad was awarded the prestigious Dr L.V Mitrokhin Award by Russian Centre of Science and Culture jointly with Indo-Russian Cultural and Friendship Society, at the Russian Cultural Festival at Chennai, December 2012.
Dr.Prasad has been awarded THE PEAK OF SUCCESS AWARD by WORLD CONFEDERATION OF BUSINESS, Houstan USA on March 29, 2013, at International Paris Le Grand in Paris, france, in BIZZ EUROPE 2013 Awards ceremony
Dr.Prasad has been awarded INNOVATIVE LEADER AWARD, AFRICA EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AWARDS FUNCTION held on 7th Deember 2016 at Le Meridien, Mauritius.
Dr.Prasad has been awarded the FELLOWSHIP AWARD - In Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to Education - World HRD Congress, 15th February 2017, Taj Lands End, Mumbai (TIMES ascent)
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Dr Prasad has published a number of Research Papers in Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation in Leading Journals.
Dr Prasad was Associate Editor & Paper Referee of Asia Pacific Journal of Operational Research, Published from National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
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Books AuthoredChapter contribution: e-Auto Scheduling: Driving Innovation Towards Efficient Decision Making : A Case Study Approach, 2017 (Title: INNOVATIONS IN E-SYSTEMS for BUSINESS and COMMERCE - APPLE ACADEMIC PRESS INC, NEW JERSEY, USA)