Sriram is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. His research interests include relational, XML and document oriented database systems, and human computer interaction. He has led the development of native XML database systems, introduced security models for XML databases, and trained software engineers in designing and developing relational and NoSQL systems. He is also associated with the Database Lab in the Department of Computer Science at Indiana University. Sriram has a Ph.D. and a Master’s in Computer Science from Indiana University. He is currently on Sabbatical from Rose-Hulman and is working as a Senior Consultant for Big Data Practice at Avalon Consulting, LLC.