V. Sitaram joined Amrita in 2011, after completing his Ph. D. in Physics from Indian Institute of Science in 2010. He finished his M. Sc. in Physics form IIT Madras, Chennai in 2000.
His Ph. D. thesis is titled "Electron Spin Resonance and Optical Studies on the Conducting Polymer Polyaniline". His thesis work involved synthesis of samples, experimental measurements, and simulations.
His current interests are in simulation of optical properties of organic materials.