Dr. Sridhar is a Vice President of DNV GL and Program Director in the Materials Technology Development section of DNV GL, USA, located in Columbus, Ohio. His main technical interests involve life prediction and risk assessment of structures and systems, utilization of carbon dioxide, and future energy transformations. From 2008 to 2017, he was the Program Director for the Materials Program in the DNVGL Strategic Research & Innovation. From 1989 to 2007, he worked at Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas in various managerial capacities. From 1981 through 1989, he worked at Haynes International, Kokomo, Indiana in various alloy development activities. He obtained a Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from University of Notre Dame in 1980. He has published over 190 papers and book chapters and has several patents. He is a Fellow of NACE International and has received numerous awards.