Gautham is a Principal Scientist at TCS Research and Innovation and leads the ICME research group. He is involved in design automation and in bringing manufacturing process simulation to product design. His other interests are Process Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of materials processing (metals, polymers, ceramics). He has expertise in advanced FEA and solid mechanics. He has worked extensively with various industries solving process related problems through a combination of experiments and simulation tools. Gautham has published about 50 papers in journals and conferences in the areas of process modeling and simulation, design and decision support, FEA, structural dynamics and materials processing. He has a PhD in Structural Dynamics from IIT- Madras, India.