Hyd engineer shot in Kansas was ‘top of his class kind of guy’, say friends
Srinivasa Kuchibhotla was shot dead in Kansas after he was told, “Get out of my country,” on Wednesday. Originally from Hyderabad, Srinivasa was an aviation engineer at the Olathe-based technology company Garmin. The 32-year-old had married in October 2012.
His wife Sunayana Dumala has listed Intouch Solutions as her employer. He studied electronics and power systems and in 2005, he graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Hyderabad. He earned a Master’s degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso, where he also worked as a teaching and research assistant before graduating in 2007.