Professor Srinath holds a Ph.D. in information systems from the Berlin-Brandenburg Graduate School for Distributed Information Systems, (GkVI) Germany, and an MS from IIT-Madras. He works in the broad areas of web information retrieval, multi-agent systems, network analysis and text mining. He is a member of various technical and organizational committees for international conferences. He is also a member of the IEEE Executive Committee for Bangalore, a member of ACM and a life member of the Computer Society of India (CSI). He has served and continues to serve as a technical reviewer for various journals like the VLDB journal, and IEEE TKDE. He is also the recipient of various national and international grants for his research activities.