Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Prof. Gorthi was the first Indian Ph.D. student to have published a paper at IJCAI. He has an M.Tech in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He worked as a Principal Researcher and Head of (i) Software Testing Lab and (ii) Knowledge Engineering Research Center (KERC) at SETLabs, Infosys Technologies Limited, for six and half years. He yielded 3 patents, 6 international publications and a tool that offered improvement of over 50.