Ramaiyengar Sridharan is a mathematician at Chennai Mathematical Institute, formerly at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). He obtained his Ph. D. from Columbia under the guidance of Samuel Eilenberg in Filtered algebras and Representations of Lie Algebras. Dr. Sridharan was born in Cuddalore in the year 1935 
Sridharan was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology (SSB prize) in Mathematical Science in 1980. Another SSB Prize awardee, Raman Parimala was his Ph.D. student at TIFR.
- Filtered algebras and representations of Lie algebras, R Sridharan - Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, 1961 - jstor.org
- On the global dimension of some algebras, MP Murthy, R Sridharan - Mathematische Zeitschrift, 1963 - Springer