Pethuru Raj PhD has been working as a infrastructure architect in the IBM Global Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE), Bangalore. He finished the CSIR-sponsored PhD degree in Anna University, Chennai and did the UGC-sponsored postdoctoral research in the department of Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He also was granted a couple of international research fellowships (JSPS and JST) to work as a research scientist for 3.5 years in two leading Japanese universities. He worked for Robert Bosch and Wipro Technologies, Bangalore as a software architect.
He has gained good experience and expertise on the digital technologies (cloud computing, big and fast data analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), enterprise architecture (EA), the Docker platform, etc.). He is proficient in a few industry verticals such as smarter cities, oil and gas, healthcare, and B2C e-commerce. He has published books and chapters on these technologies and domains through internationally acclaimed publishing houses. He publishes research papers in peer-reviewed journals (IEEE, ACM, Springer-Verlag, Inderscience, etc.)