Sriram Sundararajan

Sriram Sundararajan

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University

Sriram Sundararajan is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University and serves as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Engineering. His research areas encompass multiscale tribology (friction, lubrication and wear) and engineering education. He has authored over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Sundararajan is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and serves the society as an ABET program evaluator and on their Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Committee. He is an executive committee member of the Mechanical Engineering Division of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). He is also a steering committee member for the International Conference on Wear of Materials. Dr. Sundararajan received his B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (India) followed by M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Implementing a Culture of Safety Across a College of Engineering

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Implementing a positive and sustainable culture of safety is critical to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for students, faculty and staff and is a component of enabling innovation in research and learning. Ensuring a safe environment of learning is also embedded in the requirements for accreditation. The College of Engineering at Iowa State […]


Building a Cybersecurity Engineering Program within a Computer Engineering Program

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The nation is facing an increasing need for a workforce trained in elements of cybersecurity. A workforce that can combine an engineering perspective and foundational elements of cybersecurity can provide more robust solutions to problems related to the security of the cyberspace. This case study will discuss how Iowa State University designed a cybersecurity engineering […]