Giridhar Manepalli

Director of Information Management Technology

Giridhar Manepalli is Director of Information Management Technology at Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI). He collaborates with government, industry, and academia to foster research and development in activities that focus on the management of information on networks.Welcome to - your online plain text editor. Enter or paste your text here. To download and save it, click on the button below.

He is currently working on international efforts undertaken by CNRI, the Research Data Alliance (RDA), and the Financial Stability Board to design systems and policies that promote the unique identification of information assets and enable cross-discipline science and engineering activities. His technical area specializations include data interoperability, data identification, secure communication, and scalable data management systems.

Prior to joining CNRI, Mr. Manepalli worked at the Old Dominion University Research Foundation, focusing on the Archive Ingest and Handling Test, a Digital Preservation project sponsored by the Library of Congress, to extract and translate information from terabyte-size archives. He also worked as a Research Consultant at the Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation Center, where he studied the impact of mass casualty disasters on health care systems using agent modeling and simulation techniques.

Mr. Manepalli has a Masters degree in Computer Science from Old Dominion University, and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Engineering. He has authored several published papers and books, and given guest lectures in his field of expertise.