Dr. Sudhir P. Mudur has made outstanding contribution through teaching and research in the field of computer graphics and information technology. He began his scientific career at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, in 1970, eaming his Ph.D. on the way. From 75-80 he was research scientist at the National Centre for Software Development and Computing Technologies in TIFR. Since 1985 he has been Head, Graphics & CAD Division at NOST, and Associate Director at NCST since 1991. Dr. Mudur has also worked in various computer graphics labs in Europe on a VN Fellowship (74-75) and was visiting Professor at Michigan State University in 1995.
Dr. Mudur has coordinated, led and successfully executed a significant number of software development oriented research projects with funding from external agencies. These links have enabled NCST to obtain substantive inputs in the form of hardware and software. These projects include: leading edge graphics research (European Commission); technology transfer in Indian languages (Microsoft); international software education; activity driven multimedia based training for school teachers (Intel).
Dr. Mudur has represented the country on Mission for UNIDO projects in Bulgaria, UNDP as consultant, technical committee-5 of the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP).
He is an advisor on the boards of a number of academic and R&D institutions. His multifaceted contributions include research publications, chapters in books and as editor of three books. He has developed and coordinated courses in advanced topics in the field of software technology and guided five Ph.Ds and many masters’ students.