DEPIK was started by Mr. Srinivasulu Karasala to fulfill his dream of
empowering people with information and knowledge. Mr.Karasala started
his career at Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LRDE, DRDO
Lab), Bangalore in 1988. Before that he has done M.Tech at IIT
Madras in Communication Systems and B.Tech(ECE) at S.V.University college
of engineering, Tirupati.
At LRDE he developed real-time radar controller and radar data processing
software for AKASH(Rajendra) phased array radars. He developed strong
expertise in using Intel 80386 single board computers (SBC) and Intel
Real-time Multi-tasking Kernel (iRMK), Intel Real-time operating system
(iRMX), and Intel Development tools.
Joined Wipro Systems, Bangalore in 1993. Through Wipro worked for GE
Transportation Systems, Erie, USA for more than 2 years. Here he was
involved in the development of real-time control and monitoring software
for GE Locomotives. Later shifted to Wipro Systems, Hyderabad and executed
embedded projects for Toshiba, Japan.
In 1997, moved to Intoto Software, here involved in the development of
protocol stacks for PCMCIA, IEEE-1394, USB, TCP/IP and Bluetooth standards.
These stacks are later ported to pSOS, VxWorks and Nucleus RTOSes on
x86, ARM and PowerPC platforms.
He started DEPIK in 2001 to share his rich experience and expertise
in Embedded Systems, Networking and Linux.
Besides teaching students, he is providing consulting services to various
embedded companies. These companies are building embedded products for
Indian railways, defence and space industry.
Mr.Karasala also believes that computer and Internet
are wonderful tools, using which education, knowledge and skills can
be taught effectively to a large audience at a low cost. He currently
focussing on such tools to make education affordable to kids in rural
DEPIK is an acronym for his mission Dedicated to Empower
People with Information and Knowledge.
Electronics engineering graduate from Anna Unverisity having 25 years
of experience in designing both digital and controller based embedded
hardware. He has designed embedded hardware for various clients like
Ford India Ltd, BDL, HBL etc...
He is Responsible for the development of various embedded hardware boards
both for the training and research. He is also responsible for the