Sid has been the Director of Lab Programs in the Electrical and Systems Engineering (ESE) Department for over two decades. His experience includes managing lab programs, developing unique courses that encourage student engagement in their academic career and teaching undergraduates. He also manages state of the art teaching classroom+lab facilities [C-Labs], Detkin, Ketterer and Simmons Labs. Sid enjoys working with students and continues to teach summer high school programs (Pre-freshmen Program and M&T Summer Institute), ESE 111 (ESE Freshmen Course), ESE 190 (Silicon Garage), Coursera Robotics Specialization (capstone) and ESE Capstone (ESE 450/451 Senior Design) in Fall and Spring semester. He is also an active participant in ECEDHA conferences and co-leads Technology Program at ECEDHA. Sid graduated with bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Walchand Institute of Technology in 1991 and a master’s degree from Drexel University in 1995.