Sudharshan is the Group Leader of the Technology Integration group in the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
Prior to that, he was a Research Scientist in the Computer Science Research group of the Computer Science and Mathematics Division at ORNL, for over nine years. He joined ORNL in August 2003. In this role, his work straddled both basic and applied distributed systems research. He has worked on several projects in the following areas: large-scale data management, HPC I/O, storage systems, non-volatile memory, end-to-end data transfers and multicore architectures.
Sudharshan received a Ph.D. and Masters in Computer Science from the University of Mississippi in 2003 and 1998 respectively. His doctoral work (partly at Argonne National Laboratory , in Chicago, on a Wallace Givens Fellowship) addressed data access issues in the Globus Data Grid environment. He obtained a bachelors degree in computer science from Karnatak University in India in 1996. He grew up in Madras, South India.