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Dr. Marappa Gounder Ramasamy

Achiever's Success Story

Light tomorrow with today

Dr. Ram, a passionate teacher and researcher in Chemical Engineering and an entrepreneur in digital arena, always strives to instil values, ethics and professionalism in all his students and colleagues. He envisions to make available quality education free for all. Dr. Ram always believes in the potential of Indian youth in transforming the world. 

Dr. Ram spent 12 years in India and 21 years in Malaysia in the field of teaching and research in Chemical Engineering. He realized the huge potential of Industry 4.0 in transforming manufacturing sector through the implementation of smart manufacturing aided by the advanced sensor technologies that produce massive data, improved connectivity, sophisticated process automation and powerful yet cheaper computing powers. His collaborations with the petroleum refining and petrochemical plants in the use of data for monitoring energy efficiency, and detection and diagnosis of process anomalies helped him appreciate the power of data in improving the process performances with several associated benefits including reduced impacts on the environment.  

The synergy of Indian Government’s “Make in India” policy and the adaptation of Industry 4.0 in industries is set to make India the future power of the world.   

Dr. Ram and his family took advantage of his vast experience and started a software company, MACHDATUM Private Limited, to provide an end-to-end solution platform for smart manufacturing. The company intends to benefit the small and medium scale industries and enterprises with their low-code data weaving platform.

MachDatum’s platform forms the basis for future digital transformation in Industry 4.0 on a grand scale and has the required expertise to lead such a transition. It provides solutions to monitor performance, maximize efficiencies, handle predictive maintenance and many more. The IIOT service hub allows enterprises to build IOT products, services and applications that securely builds and serves as a command centre for manufacturing industries looking to utilize the data and insights at their fingertips and leverage them into a positive business decision.

Dr. Ram is currently the Managing Director of MACHDATUM Private Limited and steering on strategic plans to reach out to a wider section of manufacturing and processing industries and contribute to the Nation’s growth.

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