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Faculty: Meledath Damodaran

Dr. Meledath Damodaran

Professor of Computer Science

B.Sc., Kerala University, N.S.S. College; M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University.

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Dr. Meledath Damodaran is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Houston-Victoria. Prior to joining UHV in Fall 1991, he had taught computer science at various universities in Missouri, Oklahoma and Connecticut.


A Ph.D. from Purdue University, Damodaran has done research and published in several areas, including in Computer and Information Security, Software Quality Management, Parallel Processing, and Neural Networks. He also has strong interest in Software Engineering, Software Project Management, and Computer Science and Computer Information Systems Education.


Damodaran has taught a wide variety of courses including Operating Systems, IT Project Management, Software Engineering, Programming Language Theory, Computer and Information Security, Database, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Architecture, Decision Support Systems, Information Systems, Programming and Data Structures.


Damodaran was a Fulbright Scholar in 1992 and a Mellon Visiting Faculty Fellow in the Computer Science Department at Yale University in New Haven in 1989-90. Damodaran served as the President of Applied Computer Consultants, Inc. in Edmond, Oklahoma from 1984 to 1986. Besides Yale, he has held visiting faculty appointments at Indian Institute of Management – Bangalore, Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, India. Damodaran has also worked as a consultant to industries and governmental agencies including . Federal Aviation Administration; U.S. Air Force (Phillips Lab, at Kirtland Air Force Base;) Infosys Corporation, Bangalore, India; Perkin Elmer Corp.; Amoco Research Center; South Texas Project Nuclear Operations; and Dow Chemicals.