Veerashaiva International Resource Center

VIRC

Director

Sajjan Shiva
Dr. Sajjan Shiva is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Memphis, Tennessee. He is a Fellow of IEEE and has been a teacher, researcher and consultant since 1975. He is an author of 100+ articles in software engineering, cyber security and computer architecture. He has authored four books which have seen 10 editions and are used by 120+ universities around the world. Through his weekly blog http://vachanaaweek.blogspot.com he has translated and written commentaries on 200+ Vachanas so far. It has reached audience in USA and India and 8 other countries with a total read count of 60000+. He has served as a member and chairman of the VSNA BOR and has been a life member since 1990. He is a co-founder and currently President of Siddaganga Humanitarian Mission - USA, to support the educational activities of Siddaganga Gurukula in Tumkur. He hails from Akki Rampura in Tumkur District of Karnataka. Kalpana and Sajjan Shiva have two daughters (Sruti and Sweta) and four grandchildren.