Dr. Shashikant Albal obtained his PhD in CAD from IIT, Bombay in 1978. He has a mix of academic, research and software industry experience. He has worked in variety of roles and handled responsibilities of training, technology, R&D, and software project management. He has worked in Tata Consultancy Services, Mahindra British Telecom, and SYNTEL before joining SSN. While in MBT, he had worked in association with Carnegie Mellon University in 1996 and had formed an academic institution.
Besides holding the reigns as a director of SSN SASE from its inception (Nov 2001), he teaches a number of subjects including Managing Software Development, Methods of Software Development, Software Process Definition, Software Measurement, and Personal Software Process. At present he is also focussing on utilization of technology advancements in innovative teaching-learning process. He is fond of pets and indulges in philosophical reading when time permits.
Dr. Shashikant Albal says,
“A true master is one who has attained such proficiency that others look up to him for guidance. I am sure you will be a true master.”