Prof. Dr. T. G. Sitharam
"As India continues to develop and most of the growth is yet to be built with a large younger generation, she has an option now to go for sustainable development and inclusive growth by managing emissions, adopting clean technologies, and, leapfrogging inefficient technologies, assets and practices. India's growth with very large younger generation (over 35% of India's population is below the age of 20), integrating sustainability is the key issue and the conference Greening with Goethe which Goethe Insitut, Bangalore is organizing jointly with CiSTUP makes an attempt towards this goal."
Prof. Dr. T. G. Sitharam about „Greening with Goethe“
Prof. Dr. T. G. Sitharam (Univ. of Waterloo, Canada), FIGS, FIE Chairman, Centre for infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP) and Professor in Department of Civil Engineerin
Dr. T. G. Sitharam has obtained his BE(Civil Engg) from Mysore University, India in 1983, Masters from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1986 and Ph.D. from University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1991. Further he was a post doctoral researcher at University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA until 1994. He has served in many organizations like Govt of India, University of Waterloo, Canada, University of Texas at Austin, USA, and Yamaguchi University, Japan.
Since 1994 he is at Indian Institute of Science as a PROFESSOR in the department of Civil Engineering. He is the founder Chairman of Centre for infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. His area of research includes infrastructure engineering, geotechnical engineering, smart cities in particular urban mobility and smart transportation.