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ctamirisa@me.com | Twitter: @f_uturespace, @c_tamirisa, @s_amskruti, @1_776, @c_ocoagrove

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Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa is a Global Sustainability Consultant, Entrepreneur and Government Relations Professional specializing in advising stakeholders in the political, economic, business and engineering aspects of sustainable global development. He is a skilled adviser on policy, strategy and engineering. His unique interdisciplinary expertise in politics, economics, management and engineering draws on his diverse and advanced educational background and experience in both the private and public sectors to enable him to provide thorough, comprehensive and independent strategic issue analyses and creative policy solutions to policy problems faced by government and business leaders in foreign policy, national security policy, macroeconomic policy and regulatory policy.


Chandra Tamirisa has an undergraduate degree from Osmania University, India in Mechanical (Production) Engineering, and graduate degrees in Mechanical (Materials Science) Engineering, Political Science (University of Hawai’i at Manoa) and Applied Economics (The Johns Hopkins University).


Specialities

Leadership and Public Speaking; Decision Support and Strategic Planning; Sustainable development; Policy analysis and policy development; Foreign Policy; National Security Policy; Macroeconomic Policy; Regulatory Policy; Strategic (geopolitical and development) Finance; Lobbying; Grassroots lobbying; News analysis and opinion writing; Economic analysis; Corporate strategy and organization; Strategic communications; Business competency development; Information systems leadership, management, development, auditing and security; Space humanities and social sciences; Space resources and manufacturing; Materials science and engineering; Mechanical (production) engineering


Skills

Leadership and Public Speaking, Grassroots lobbying, Decision Support and Strategic Planning, Political Strategy, Alternative Futures, Public Policy Analysis, Polling, Sustainable Development, Strategic (Geopolitical and Development) Finance, Lobbying, Corporate Strategy and Organization, Policy/Procedure Development, Business Case Development, Economics, Economic Research, Economic Development, Health Economics, International Economics, Economic Modeling, Econometrics and Forecasting, Editing, Editorial Writing, Management Consulting, Strategic Communications, Community Outreach, Social Media, Audits of Enterprise and Information Technology Governance and Security, Security Policy Development, Business Competency Development, Small Business, Business Process Reengineering and Management, System Dynamics, System Architecture, Systems Analysis, Systems Engineering and Integration, Distributed Systems, Systems Administration, System Testing, Product Life Cycle Management, Life Cycle Assessment, Proposal Writing, Proposal Management, Speech Writing, Writing, Programming, Web Services, Web Development, Web Design, Web 2.0, Semantic Web (Web 3.0), Engineering Management, Software Engineering, SOA, Problem Solving, Perl, Unix Shell Scripting, Visual Basic, PL/SQL, XML/HTTP, Materials Science/Root Cause Analysis/Corrosion Engineering, Excel


Experience

Owner, Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Transformations, LLC, Common Era, LLC and Samskruti, October 2008 - Present (4 years and 1 month)


  1. Consulting and Government Relations, global sustainability public policy and strategy, On Twitter: @c_tamirisa, @c_ocoagrove, @s_amskruti (Also, see my Amazon.com publications)


  1. Proposed and lobbied for the ultimately adopted solution for Syria’s chemical weapons disarmament.


  1. Set up the small money lobbying and campaign finance alternative to K-Street and Political Action Committees (PACs and Super PACs) through @1_776 on Twitter which resulted in the Representative John Sarbanes’ Bill H.R 6426 to begin national and legislative conversations about campaign finance, Secret Societies Bilderberg, Bohemian Club and the like, and Secret Money.


  1. Contributed to the passage of the anti-corruption STOCK Act and pioneered crowdsourcing fundraising in the JOBS Act through @1_776, Samskruti (copycats: @twestival http://twestival.com; Facebook Causes; Facebook Fastrack; Microventures; Start Some Good, Kickstarter)


  1. Common Era, LLC - Sustainability Group for Minorities to spearhead changes in Small Business Administration (SBA) Statutes, CEO Business Summit and Briefing at Eisenhower Executive Office Building, The White House, June 26-27, 2012 Washington, D.C. (Contact: Roger Campos, Minority Business Round Table - MBRT, Attendance and Membership in MBRT by invitation)


  1. Contributed to United States sustainability initiatives (Contacts: Gary Guzman, The White House; Office of the Secretary of State, Speech by Hillary Rodham Clinton, UNCSD 2012 Plenary Session, Rio de Janeiro)


  1. Contributed final United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) report outline suggestion as UN Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Partner of Consumers International, June 20-22, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Contacts: Tomas Gonzalez, Programme Expert, United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service; Luis Flores, Consumers International, London)


  1. Contributed to Indigenous Peoples United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) dialog: remigration back of all non-indigenous peoples - meaning, effectively all European migrants, including from Asiatic Russia since about 800 C.E, back to the European continent west of the Ural mountain range where they are indigenous - from all continents except from South Asia (mostly homogeneous pre-European and some heterogeneous post-European racial migration from the north between 40,000 years ago to now. These migrations nearly rendered extinct the ancestors of Australian aborigines in the Indian subcontinent between 60,000 years - 40,000 years ago.) for indigenous populations to return (contact: Gretchen Gordon, Indian Law Resource Center, Washington, D.C)


  1. Contributed to United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) discussions on Forests: Need for United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) forest research groups to gather as yet unavailable data using, for example, Google Earth semantic analytical tools for Doha, Qatar meeting in 2013 on CO2 absorption by forests to enable the maintenance of natural balance in atmospheric chemistry in the last 10,000 years; International legal regime on forest data and coordination of forest management. Extinction tipping point is the deforestation and denudation of the forest belt between the two tropics north and south of the equator (contacts: World Resources Institute, Washington, D.C., Alexander Buck, Executive Director, International Union of Forest Research Organizations - IUFRO)


  1. Contributed to United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) discussions on sustainable development in Mongolia: natural capital accounting, (de-desertification, Japan-Asia solar power grid portion of projected/modified UN global solar grid map), and development (contacts: Jambaljamts Osgonbaatar, Director, National Renewable Energy Center; Tsesed Banzragch, Director, Sustainable Development and Strategic Planning, Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism; Galsandorj Batkhurel, Director, Development Policy and Strategic Planning, National Development and Innovation Committee, Ulaanbataar, Mongolia)


  1. Contributed to United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) dialog on West Africa energy sustainability: Desertec and Saharan Africa - African  share of its sun and de-desertification (Contacts: Pradeep Monga, Diego Masera - United Nations Industrial Development Organization - UNIDO)


  1. Contributed suggestion as a US Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) to United States Department of State negotiations at United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), June 20-22, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: hardline on US commitment to 280 PPM CO2 by human rights; push to end UNFCCC for supercession by UNCSD (Contacts: Gary Guzman, The White House; John Pershing, Chief Climate Negotiator, US Department of State)


  1. Contributed to live intergenerational panel discussion on global sustainability organized by the Stockholm Environmental Institute: sustainability since 1987 - Chloro Fluoro Carbons (CFCs) and (HIV-AIDS) - and forward in the United States? (participants: Gro Harlem Bruntland, former Prime Minister of Norway, author of the 1987 Bruntland Commission Report on Global Sustainability and Elder, Rajendra Pachauri, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - IPCC, et al), United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), June 20-22, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (contacts: Gro Harlem Bruntland; Johan Kuylenstierna, Executive Director, SEI; Severne Cullis-Suzuki)


  1. Participant in online and live policy dialogues, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), June 16-19, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Example, Comment on the Future of Gross Domestic Product as a measure of development and sustainability (contact: Olav Kjorven, Assistant Secretary General, UNDP)


  1. Contributed to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) submission to President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil’s statement on global sustainability (contact: Olav Kjorven, Assistant Secretary General, UNDP)


  1. Contributed to G8 policy on economic stabilization, Greece and Strategy on Iran, Camp David, May 2012


  1. Contributed to launching the Russian World Trade Organization (WTO) accession process (Ongoing)


  1. Contributed to discussion on European growth, Embassy of Poland, Washington, D.C


  1. Proposed the concept of natural capital in national accounting discussed at the IMF-World Bank 2012 Annual Meetings.


  1. Corporate participant at a panel on the Ethos of Inclusion led by Dr. Amartya Sen (Harvard) and Olav Kjorven (United Nations Development Program, UNDP), 2012 (contact: Silky von Brockhausen, Social Media Officer, UNDP)


  1. Major Group Corporate Partner to The Future We Want, Secretariat of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), Outreach and Communications (contacts: Brice Lalonde, Executive Coordinator, Henry de Cazote, Special Advisor to Brice Lalonde, UNCSD)


  1. Partner-on-Contract for sustainability in government contracting, American Eagles, LLC, Florida


  1. Non-disclosure Agreement with Mark Hewitt for Metrocore and Metamorphosis Protocol


  1. Accredited Civil Society Organization (CSO)/Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and     participant, IMF-World Bank (contacts: John Garrison, The World Bank; Karla Chaman, IMF)


  1. BRIC Summit Statement by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, New Delhi, March 29, 2012 


  1. Sustainability Field Work in Samalkot (Kakinada Region), India with Honorable Minister of State for Defense Shri Pallam Raju, Government of India, January 2012


  1. Corporate contributing member, City of Rockville Sister City Corporation (RSCC), Maryland


  1. Participant in stakeholder consultations for International Finance Corporation (IFC) Sustainability Framework, Washington, D.C., 2010


     Pro Bono Work

  1. GSA Sustainability procurement

  2. A Paradigmatic Shift In US Foreign And Defense Policies - United States: National Security Posture And Defense Spending

  3. Tax Reform For Fiscal Sustainability, Flat Tax: Why The “Buffett Rule” Will Not Work

  4. Proposed the Domestic Debt-Forgiveness Policy that is being studied by the United States, 2012

  5. Contributed to modernization of government tax receipts accountability reporting to citizens, 2012

  6. Contributed to the nomination process of the president of The World Bank Group which led to president-select Dr. Jim Yong Kim

  7. Public Comment on the Volcker Rule, Federal Register, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

  8. Critical Infrastructure Protection (National Security and Economic Security, Federalist Society, Press citation: http://broadbandbreakfast.com/2011/07/pentagon-announces-buildup-of-cyber-defenses/)

  9. Transformations LLC’s contributions to Barack Obama’s 2012 State of the Union (SOTU)

  10. Sustainability lobbyist and consultant for India relations with Maryland, Governor Martin O’ Malley

  11. Transformations LLC’s contributions to Barack Obama’s 2011 State of the Union (SOTU) (Contributions annotated in hyperlinks, video and image)

  12. Common Era LLC’s contribution to Barack Obama’s 2009 Nobel Lecture

  13. Post-Crisis World Institute Foundation, Moscow, Russia, 2008

  14. Advised George W Bush White House in a written memo urging forbearance on the rush to war (Why War? Why Now? 2003 citizen memo before establishing Transformations, LLC in 2008)


  1. Government Relations: 1776, Grassroots lobbying

  2. Contributing to critique of government laws and polices stifling civil liberties in the United States

  3. Federal Judge Katherine Forrest on National Defense Authorization Act 2012

  4. Chief Judge, Precinct 07-04, Montgomery County, Maryland, 2012 Primary elections

  5. Closer Judge, Precinct 04-04, Montgomery County, Maryland, 2010 Mid-Term elections

  6. Lobbied for the introduction of HR 997 and S 503 to amend the Constitution to make English the language of the government, 2008-Now


     Pro Bono Work

  1. Pickens Plan State Leader for the State of Maryland, 2008-2011: Profile; Message to Maryland; Invited Observer, National Clean Energy Summit, Washington, D.C. February 23, 2009; Invited Observer, Obama for America (OFA) Health Care Reform Grassroots Tour of Maryland, 2009; Leadership Segment, Mr. Wayne's Green Revolution Show, Blog Talk Radio, November 04, 2009 AND New Alternative Transportation To Give Americans Solutions (NATGAS) Act, January 06, 2010. Pickens Plan (Audio); Press Premiere of Haynesville, Washington, D.C with Frank Sesno and George Kallenberg, 2010             

  2. Sustainability Initiatives Advocacy, City of Rockville and Montgomery County, Maryland, 2009-2010

  3. King Farm (KF) Smart Growth Community Engagement upon invitation from Jon Oberg of  KF Community Network, February 22, 2010

  4. Volunteer, McCain-Palin campaign for President, 2008

  5. Volunteer, Steve Hudson campaign for Congress, Maryland, District 8, 2008


Publications

Books

  1. Sustainability (Forthcoming, Spring 2014) Also, see:

  2. My contributions to Barack Obama’s 2011 State of the Union for implications to comprehensive energy policy

  3. Stellar Nucleosynthesis by Fred Hoyle, 1946


  4. Selected publications from Transformations Series by Chandrashekar Tamirisa, Amazon.com

  5. The Mathematical Representation of Space-Time

  6. Singularity and Infinity: The Impossibility of Contact and The Problem of Physics

  7. One

  8. The “Truman Show”

  9. Understanding Life: A New Approach To Thinking About Living Systems (Upcoming in October 2012, Volume 1 of The Journal of Transformations) (Of Gods And Men: A Reply To Ray Kurzweil)

  10. The Frontier Beckons (Stellar Nucleosynthesis, Fred Hoyle, 1946)

  11. The Queen’s English and the King’s Speech

  12. What Is Happiness?, On Happiness, The Shining City On A Hill And The Cities Of Joy

  13. Better Globalization

  14. Saving Afghanistan

  15. Raising Harvard

  16. The Best Use Of Wheels (Barack Obama’s High-Speed Rail Proposal, State of the Union, 2011)

  17. Regulating Carbon Dioxide

  18. Politics and Policy

  19. The Three Revolutions

  20. Rethinking Macroeconomics. A Reply to the IMF

  21. What to do with QE? A proposal for the best use of Federal Reserve’s policy of Quantitative Easing, 2011

  22. Ben Bernanke and Ben Franklin’s Paper Bill

  23. Optimal Policies Under Expectations of Stagflation

  24. Comprehensive Tax Reform

  25. Getting Past the Healthcare Reform Stalemate (Obamacare, The Road to “Healthstamps”)

  26. Financial Regulatory Reform (A Proposal, transmitted to Timothy Geithner, United States Secretary of the Treasury, as a public note in response to a Twitter communication from the Department of the Treasury in defense of financial regulatory reform in the Wall Street Journal), March 2, 2010

  27. Proposal for the Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy, Transmitted to The Library of Congress, 2009

  28. Some suggestions for the Obama agenda in the first term in office and preparation for the second term, 200

  29. Some suggestions for the Obama economic program (accompanying the request for a political appointment in The White House), Proposal transmitted to Obama transition team, 2008

  30. US Economic Recovery Act (US ERA), Proposal transmitted to Senator Mitch McConnell, 2008 (later had become the partial basis for US monetary policy)

  31. Potential pitfalls of US fiscal policy, Letter to Senator and Democrat Party nominee Barack Obama, 2008

  32. Is the Euro Ready for Estonia (Chandrashekar Tamirisa, Brian Hall, Eric Fishel, et al) (Dumplings With Hummus Anyone?)

  33. Path (In)dependence (2007 Essay for the Global Leadership Fellows program of the World Economic Forum)

  34. Drawing Hands (2002 Essay for admission to the PHD Program in Political Economy of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, Pioneering contribution to the theory and practice of global development on the necessity for capacity building to achieve global political economic convergence based on an earlier email of mine to Mark Dorin of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on the need for a local and global strategy to advance the American interest. Contacts: Dani Rodrik, Director, Harvard Institute of International Development, HIID; Arvind Subamanian, Peterson Institute of International Economics; Shang Jin Wei, Columbia University)

  35. What To Do? Normative Economic Forecasting, 2002-Future


Business Development and Systems Engineering at Syneren Technologies Corporation, July 2010 - April 2011 (10 months, Contacts: Madhavi Meg Vootukuru, Raja Medicherla), Systems Engineering and Information Technology Services

  1. Corporate strategy and business competency development

  2. Proposal writing, submission, staffing and transition project management for an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) modernization contract

  3. Responded to government Requests for Information (RFI) and Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  4. Responded to DHS Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), FAA’s Security Integrated Toolset (SITS) and DoD (Army) SBIR RFP

  5. Prepared a white paper on business process management

  6. Prepared presentations on government procurement processes and business development best practices


Research Systems Analyst at Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

June 2001 - June 2010 (9 years 1 month)

Division of Research and Statistics/Fiscal Analysis Section, Systems analysis and economic forecasting (Contacts: Wolf Ramm, Glenn Follette, Eric Engen, Daniel Sichel, Janice Shack Marquez, Ben Bernanke, Gary Gillum, Stephen R Malphrus, Ann Andress, Dennis Linnell, Andrea Kusko, Darrel Cohen, Kevin Warsh, Juana Montgomery, Roger Ferguson, Michelle Smith, Mark Olson, David Stockton, Carol Sanders, Jennifer Johnson):

  1. Working papers on Financial Regulatory Reform (1, 2) and Health Care, suggested for revision and resubmission by American Economic Association (AEA); rejected by Finance and Economics Discussion Series (FEDS), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and, rejected by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), 2009

  2. Contributions to Iraq War Strategy, White House and Federal Reserve, 2003-2006

  3. Strategic planning for institutional change and to end institutional racism in Federal Reserve’s administrative and management practices, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 2003

  4. Contributed to policy and management memos for senior staff and Board members

  5. 2002 Equal Employment Opportunity committee representative to Board management

  6. Provided systems analysis, subnet management, information security and applications support to economic forecasting and analysis functions


Division of Information Technology (Client - Banking Supervision and Regulation, BS&R, Contacts: Lisa Bell, Jennifer Bloomquist, Jason Bourque, Brandon Nguyen, Maureen Hannan):

  1. Post-9/11 Federal and EEO representative

  2. Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISA (non-practicing, Certificate # 00229964, Contacts: John Snapp, Lisa Bell and Jamison D Jeff formerly of Accenture) at Information Systems Audit and Control Association September 2002 - Present (10 years 2 months)

  3. Participated in division-wide discussions on infrastructure, information security and application development

  4. Contributed to White House speech on Critical Infrastructure Protection, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 2000

  5. Worked with the manager and team to produce project schedule

  6. Implemented, as part of a team, distributed change and version control (configuration management) for client/server and web applications

  7. Reviewed client/server application for compliance with the Information Security Manual (ISM) and wrote the Application Security Plan in consultation with Division staff. Provided input to the manager on the Risk Certification document for the application.

  8. Assisted the manager in preparing the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Software

  9. Requirements Specification (SRS) for migrating an existing client/server application to a web-based server-side application. Wrote use cases for requirements analysis

  10. Contributed to the team’s efforts in preparing the Systems Analysis Document (SAD) to evaluate alternative application architectures

  11. Contributed to the team’s efforts in preparing plan for client/server application and contingency testing

  12. Worked with the manager, team members, division senior technical training specialist and external trainers to develop and implement a training syllabus for J2EE application development

  13. Contributed to performance, functional and load testing of client/server and to team’s efforts to design (System Design Document, SDD), develop and test J2EE web-based server-side applications


Consultant, Communications and High Technology Practice at Accenture

February 2001 - June 2001 (5 months, Contacts: Jamison D Jeff, Vinod Bagal, Christopher Couch, James Porter)

Informations systems consulting:

  1. Contributed to and managed the development of a web services proof-of-concept prototype for presentation by Accenture senior management at the World Communications Forum (WCF)

  2. Performed as a designated Subject Matter Expert (SME) for a portal development product.

  3. Presented product features and capabilities to project team and management

  4. Supervised portal design and implementation team

  5. Designed and implemented a preliminary portal prototype as part of a team using XML, UDDI,

  6. SOAP, LDAP, Java, EJB and Bowstreet Business Web Factory

  7. Documented portal design and implementation

  8. Ensured that all code was version controlled


Computer Applications Analyst at Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

May 1998 - January 2001 (2 years 9 months, Contacts: Liddell McLeod, John Snapp, Theresa Palya, Colleen Geislinger, Barbara Lowrey, Jennifer Johnson, Bonnie Stroup, Steven R Malphrus, Marianne Emerson)

  1. Software systems lifecycle development (Client: Office of the Secretary)

  2. Designed and programmed with extensible markup language (XML) to interoperate and integrate visual basic front-end application on Windows with the common gateway interface (CGI) on Apache, Oracle and Unix for records management

  3. Contributed to Year 2000 (Y2K) testing of off-the-shelf (OTS) development software and computer programs


Software Engineer at COMSO

November 1997 - April 1998 (6 months, Contact: Donna Blankenship)

Software development for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) by employing early adoption technologies and application architectures namely client-server 3-tier visual basic/SQL Server applications


Vice President, Engineering and Marketing at B&C Industrial and Marine Sales, Inc.,

June 1993 - August 1997 (4 years 3 months, Contacs: Robert Escalera and Carole Ann Escalera)

Small business leadership; management; industrial systems applications engineering in support of power generation and refining processes; marketing and sales.

  1. Engineer-In-Training at National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying

   (NCEES), August 1995 - Present (17 years 3 months)

  1. 1994 President’s Award, B&C Industrial and Marine Sales, Inc. for organizing Customer Awareness Seminar toward business development


University of Hawai’i Upward Bound Program

January 1993 - June 1993 (6 months)

Tutored underprivileged high school children in mathematics and natural sciences


Graduate Assistant at University of Hawaii at Manoa

July 1990 - December 1992 (2 years 6 months, Contact: Professor Lloyd Hihara)

Teaching and Research Assistant in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Materials

Science)

  1. Corrosion of SiC Monofilament/Ti 15-3-3-3 Metal Matrix Composites in 3.15 wt% NaCl, Material Science and Engineering, 198 (1/2), 15 July 1995 and (Masters Thesis, C. Tamirisa)


Founding Program Assistant at International Space University

June 1992 - August 1992 (3 months, Contact: Peter Diamandis)

Space Humanities Summer Program, Kitakyushu, Japan, 1992

  1. Science: Another Gnostic Construction of Reality, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Cosmos and Philosophy, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1992

  2. Earth: The Case for Space, Honor Mention in World Space Bar Association Annual Space Essay Contest, Denver, Colorado, December 1992


Marketing Executive Trainee at Wipro Information Systems

May 1990 - July 1990 (3 months, Contact: A.V. Sridhar)

Marketing SUN Microsystems hardware and associated engineering design software through the Technical Systems Division of WIPRO


Education

Federalist Society Continuing Legal Education (CLE), Constitutional Law (Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia and Professor John Baker), 2011 Activities and Societies: Teleconference participation on contemporary legal issues


ISACA, Leadership and Enterprise Governance Conference: Challenges Facing Today's Managers and     IT Professionals, 2009 ISACA, IT Governance Conference, 2009


The Johns Hopkins University, MA, Applied Economics, 2005 - 2008 (Contacts: Dr Frank Weiss, Professor Joe Harrington)


Georgetown University, Graduate Course Work in Public Policy (Public Management, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Contact: Dr David Hunger), 2002-2003


The George Washington University, Graduate Course Work in Engineering Management & Systems Engineering (Information Systems Management, General Management and Systems Thinking), 1999-2000


The George Washington University Certificate in UNIX, C, C++, Computer Programming, 1997-1998


University of Hawaii at Manoa, MA, Political Science, 1992 - 1997 (Contacts: Professors Jim Dator, Ben Finney, Johan Galtung, Manfred Henningsen, Neil Milner, Glenn Schubert)


Student Affiliate Program Award, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawai’i, 1993


University of Hawaii at Manoa, MS, Mechanical (Materials Science) Engineering, 1990 - 1993 (Contacts: Professors Lloyd Hihara, Ko Moe Htun, Ronald Knapp,  Willem Stuiver, Jun Kuh Yuh, Bruce Liebert)


International Space University, SSP, Interdisciplinary Space Studies, Toulouse, France, 1991

  1. University of Hawai'i International Space University and Institute for Astronomy full Tuition and Travel Scholarship to ISU Summer Program

  2. International Mars Mission Final Report (Contribution: In-situ resource utilization on Mars), International Space University, August, 1991, Proceedings of the 42nd Congress of the International, Astronautical Federation Montreal, Canada, October, 1991, Department of Space Resources and Manufacturing, Summer Space Program (SSP) Class of 1991

  3. Academic Honors Citation by City and County of Honolulu, Honolulu Star Bulletin, 1991

  4. What Is A Heaven For? (Video), PBS Space Age Series, WQED/Pittsburgh and NHK/Japan in Association with the National Academy of Sciences August 1, 1991, Footage of Interview at International Space University, Department of Space Resources and Manufacturing


Chaitanya Bharati Intitute of Technology (CBIT), Osmania University, BE, Mechanical (Production) Engineering, 1986 - 1990


Saifabad Science College, Osmania University, Bachelor of Science Coursework (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry) 1985-1986


St. George's Grammar School, Hyderabad, India, Indian School Certificate, New Delhi, India, English, Telugu, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, 1983 - 1985 Activities and Societies: 1985 Chief Prefect, St. George’s Grammar School, Hyderabad, India


Siva Sivani Public School, Hyderabad, India, Indian Certificate of Secondary Education, New Delhi, India, 1983 Money (and monetary institutions), Grade 10 Graduation Project on Economics


Interests

Politics, economic growth and development, reading, writing, cinema


Nationality

United States of America (US Permanent Residence: 1996, Naturalization: September 24, 2002)


Languages

English (Fluent - Speaking, Reading, Writing)

Telugu (Native and Medium Working Proficiency - Speaking, Reading and Writing)

Hindi (Low Working proficiency - Speaking, Reading and Writing)

Urdu (Pidgin, less than low working proficiency, low understanding of spoken urdu only)


Personal

Family Name/Surname/Last Name: TAMIRISA

Full Name: CHANDRASHEKAR APPARAO SRINIVAS TAMIRISA (A.K.A T.S.C.S. APPA RAO)

Marital Status: Single/Divorced

Date Of Birth: October 18, 1968

Country Of Birth: India

Place of Birth: Samalkot

Legal Status In India: Overseas Citizen Of India (OCI)

Sex/Gender: Male

Sexual orientation: Heterosexual

Race: South Asian Indian

Geneology: Haplogroup L (Y-Chromosome - Father); mtDNA M1 -  Mother

Ethnicity: Telugu, Indo-Aryan (US Central Intelligence Agency classification, World Fact Book)

Religion: Hindu (Aruvela Niyogi Brahmin; Gothram or intergenerational lineage identifier by birth: Koundanyasa)


References

Available on request. I have notified all my previous employers that my references are my formal written performance reviews except when I provide specific names or contacts to my prospective clients and/or employers. Copies of my degree certificates and transcripts from my alma maters may be directly obtained after first notifying me to obtain my permission in writing. Transformations, LLC, Common Era, LLC, and Samskruti take libel and rumor mongering, online or by word-of-mouth, very seriously and regard it as unprofessional business and unethical personal conduct.  As a matter of corporate ethic we believe that if good cannot be said nothing should be said. We believe that our reputations are just as important as your reputations and diligently work to keep the professional and the personal separate. Any inquiries about me without my consent will be dealt with legally by my corporations. If conducting due diligence, it will not be valid unless I am first formally informed in writing and if issues arise that I be communicated with directly to provide an explanation.

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