Gandhiraj R




Assistant Professor (Sr.Gr.),
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering,
Amrita School of Engineering,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Coimbatore, India

Official    : r_gandhiraj[at]cb.amrita.edu
Personal  : gsr.gandhiraj[at]gmail.com


The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience
-Swami Vivekanandha


EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy (pursuing) (Ph.D):
Registered at Center for Computational Engineering and Networking
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
2009 on wards.
Thesis Advisor : Dr.K.P.Soman,
Web: https://www.amrita.edu/faculty/soman Domain: Software Defined Radio + Compressed Sensing + Wavelet
Master of Technology (M.Tech) :
Digital Systems and Communication
National Institute of Technology Calicut
2004-2006
Thesis Advisor: Prof.Dr.P.Sathi Devi
Thesis: Auditory-based Wavelet Packet Filterbank for Speech Recognition using Neural Network
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) : 
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
1995-1999.
Award: Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST) Funded Project

RESEARCH

Reviewer
Session Chair
  • IEEE National Conference on Communication, Signal Processing & Networking  2014 (http://nccsn2014.in/), Dept. of ECE, NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad, 11 Oct 2014.
  • National Conference on Innovations in Information and Communication Technologies for Rural Development (NCICT 2014) , by Department of ECE, Sri Krishna College of Technology, Coimbatore, 21 – 22 February 2014.
  • National Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing & Automation Systems NCIMAS 2013, Organised by Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, 03 - 04 April 2013
Current Research
  • Compressed Sensing in Wireless Communication
  • Communication System development using GNU Radio with USRP
Publications in Book
  • S. Santhosh, S. J. Arunselvan, S. H. Aazam, R. Gandhiraj, and K. P. Soman, “Performance Analysis of Microstrip Antenna Using GNU Radio with USRP N210,” in Computational Intelligence in Data Mining - Volume 3, vol. 33, L. C. Jain, H. S. Behera, J. K. Mandal, and D. P. Mohapatra, Eds. New Delhi: Springer India, 2015, pp. 239–249. [DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-2202-6_21]
    (Scopus Indexed)
  • S. Sabarinath, R. Shyam, C. Aneesh, R. Gandhiraj, and K. P. Soman, “Accelerated FFT Computation for GNU Radio Using GPU of Raspberry Pi,” in Computational Intelligence in Data Mining - Volume 2, vol. 32, L. C. Jain, H. S. Behera, J. K. Mandal, and D. P. Mohapatra, Eds. New Delhi: Springer India, 2015, pp. 657–664. [DOI:10.1007/978-81-322-2208-8_60] (Scopus Indexed)
Publication in International Journals
  • P. Kavitha, K. M. Mohan, R. Surya, R. Gandhiraj, and K. P. Soman, “Implementation of CDMA in GNU Radio,” Procedia Computer Science, vol. 46, pp. 981–988, 2015. doi:10.1016/j.procs.2015.01.008. (Scopus Indexed)
  • C. Anjana, S. Sundaresan, T. Zacharia, R. Gandhiraj, and K. P. Soman, “An Experimental Study on Channel Estimation and Synchronization to Reduce Error Rate in OFDM Using GNU Radio,” Procedia Computer Science, vol. 46, pp. 1056–1063, 2015. doi:10.1016/j.procs.2015.01.017. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Gandhiraj.R, Soman.K.P.,"Modern Analog and Digital Communication Systems development using GNU Radio with USRP", DOI: 10.1007/s11235-013-9850-7, Telecommunication Systems: Volume 56, Issue 3 (2014), Page 367-381, Springer. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Abirami M, Gandhiraj R, Soman K P, "Performance analysis of Real time OFDM based communication system using GNU Radio and USRP", International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE) , Volume 3, Issue 6, published in June 2013.
  • Sruthi M B, Gandhiraj R, Soman K P, "Realization of Wireless Communication System in SDR using GNU Radio", International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE) , Volume 3, Issue 6 published in June 2013.
  • Neethu Prasannan, Akhil Manikkoth, Gandhiraj R, Soman K.P.,"Internet of Things through Motes", International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE) , Volume 3, Issue 6 publishes in June 2013.
  • Shravan Sriram, Gunturi Srivasta, Gandhiraj R and Soman K P. "Plug-ins for GNU Radio Companion", International Journal of Computer Applications 52(16):11-16, August 2012. Published by Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA. DOI: 10.5120/8285-1678.
  • Avinash.P, Gandhiraj.R, Soman.K.P, "Spectrum Sensing using Compressed Sensing Techniques for Sparse Multiband Signals", International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, Volume 3, Issue 5, May 2012.
  • Aravind.H, R.Gandhiraj, K.P.Soman, M.Sabarimalai Manikandan, Rakesh Peter, “Spectrum Sensing Implementations for Software Defined Radio in Simulink”, Elsevier- Procedia Engineering, Volume 30, 2012, Pages 1119-1128, Dec 7-9, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2012.01.971. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Ranjini Ram, R.Gandhiraj, K.P.Soman, “Analog and Digital Modulation Toolkit for Software Defined Radio”, Elsevier- Procedia Engineering, Volume 30, 2012, Pages 1155-1162, Dec 7-9, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2012.01.975. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Silpa.S.Prasad, R.Gandhiraj, K.P.Soman, “Multi-User Spectrum Sensing Based on Multitaper Method for Cognitive Environments”, International Journal of Computer Applications 22(9):15-20, May 2011, DOI: 10.5120/2613-1093
Publications in International Conferences
  • S. Gayathri and R. Gandhiraj, “Implementation of Mixed Signal Architecture for Compressed Sensing on ECG Signal,” in International Workshop on Metaheuristic Techniques and Applications (MTA’15), Kochi, India, India, 2015. [Will be published as book chapter in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing(Springer) Series] (Scopus Indexed).
  • Nissy Sara Mathai, Gandhiraj R,"Performance Improvement of Compressed Sensing Reconstruction using Modified-AMP algorithm", 1st International Conference on Power, Circuit and Information Technologies (ICPCIT-2015), RajaRajeswari College of Engineering (RRCE), Bangalore, India, April 27th-28th 2015, (will be published in  Springer AISC Series) (Scopus Indexed)
  • Reshma U, Bharathi Ganesh H B, Jyothi J,Gandhiraj R, Soman K P,"Wavelet Based RTL-SDR Real Time Signal Denoising in GNU Radio", 3rd International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics -ICACNI - 2015, Organized by School of Computer Engineering, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT University),  Orissa, India, 23 - 25 June 2015.[ Will be published as book Chapter in Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, Springer, 2016 Edition : DOI:10.1007/978-81-322-2538-6] (Scopus Indexed)
  • Santhosh S, Arunselvan S J,Aazam S H,Gandhiraj R, "Multicast WebSDR implementation using RTL-SDR",2nd IEEE International Conference on Innovations in Information,Embedded and Communication Systems, Department of ETE, Karpagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu, India, 19-20 March 2015.
  • Lekshmi Kiran S, Parvathy G Mol, Hisham P.M, Gandhiraj R, Soman K P, “Study of multirate systems and filter banks using GNU Radio”, 4th IEEE International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing-ICCSP'15, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Chennai, 2-4 April 2015.
  • Aswathy C, Sowmya V, Gandhiraj R, Soman K P, “Hyperspectral Image Denoising Using Legendre Fenchel Transformation for Improved Multinomial Logistic Regression based Classification”, 4th IEEE International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing-ICCSP'15, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Chennai, 2-4 April 2015.
  • Sundaresan    S, Anjana C, Tessy Zacharia, Gandhiraj R, “Real Time Implementation of FMCW Radar for Target Detection using GNU Radio and USRP”, 4th IEEE International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing-ICCSP'15, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Chennai, 2-4 April 2015.
  • Kokila M, Kavinandhini M, Vishnu R, Gandhiraj R, “Linear Algebra Tool box for GNU Radio Companion”, 4th IEEE International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing-ICCSP'15, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Chennai, 2-4 April 2015.
  • Archana S, Sugatha Kumari P R, Vishakh A, Gandhiraj R*, Soman K P, "Low Cost RADAR design using GNU Radio", International Conference on Signal and Speech Processing (ICSSP 2014), TKM College of Engineering, Kollam,Kerala, India, Elsevier Publication, 21-23 August 2014.
  • Sabbisetti Ravindranath, S.R. Nishanth Ram, Subhashini S, A.V Sesha Reddy, M Janarth, R Aswath Vignesh, Gandhiraj R, Soman K.P, "Compressive Sensing based Image acquisition and Reconstruction analysis", IEEE International Conference on Green Computing, Communication and Electrical Engineering (ICGCCEE'14), by Dr.N.G.P.Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, 7-8 March 2014. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Gayathri.S, Gandhiraj.R, "Analysis of ECG Signal Compression with Compressed Sensing Method", International Conference on Advance Engineering & Technology (ICAET), Bangaluru,  23 March 2014.
  • Anil R, Danymol R, Harsha Gawande, Gandhiraj R, "Machine Learning Plug-ins for GNU Radio Companion", IEEE International Conference on Green Computing, Communication and Electrical Engineering (ICGCCEE'14), by Dr.N.G.P.Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, 7-8 March 2014. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Jijeesh K R, Anupama V, Chakravartula Raghavachari, Gandhiraj R, "Study of Poly-phase Structure Made Easy Using GNU Radio", IEEE International Conference on Green Computing, Communication and Electrical Engineering (ICGCCEE'14), by Dr.N.G.P.Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, 7-8 March 2014. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Ajitha T, Elmi Joy, AnishJoyce A, Gandhiraj R,"Radiation Pattern Measurement of Log-Periodic Antenna on GNU Radio Platform", IEEE International Conference on Green Computing, Communication and Electrical Engineering (ICGCCEE'14), by Dr.N.G.P.Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, 7-8 March 2014. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Nimmi S, Saranya V, Theerthadas, Gandhiraj R, "Real-Time Video Streaming using GStreamer In GNU Radio Platform", IEEE International Conference on Green Computing, Communication and Electrical Engineering (ICGCCEE'14), by Dr.N.G.P.Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, 7-8 March 2014. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Sreelakshmi S , Ashitha P S, Arjun Pradeep, Gandhiraj R,"Measurement of Radiation Pattern Of Quadrifilar Helix Antenna (QHA) Using GNU Radio", IEEE International Conference on Green Computing, Communication and Electrical Engineering (ICGCCEE'14), by Dr.N.G.P.Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, 7-8 March 2014. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Sreethivya.M,Sreethivya.M, Dhanya.M.G, Nimisha.C, Gandhiraj R, Soman K.P, "Radiation Pattern of Yagi-Uda antenna using GNU Radio Platform", International Conference on Trends in Technology for Convergence (TITCON '14), AVS Engineering College, Salem, March 8-9, 2014.
  • Deva Rajendra Kumar. D, Ambika.P.S, Anju Susan, Gandhiraj R, Soman K.P, "Simultaneous Access of RF Front End from more clients using GNU Radio for Low Cost Platform", International Confernece on Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology (ICRTET-2014), CSI Institue of Technolgy, Kanyakumari, March 13-14, 2014.
  • Ajitha T, Danymol.R, Gandhiraj R, "Real-Time Communication System Design using RTL-SDR and Raspberry Pi", International conference on Advance Computing and Communication Systems (ICACCS2013), Sri Eswar College of Engineering, Coimbatore, India, 19-21,December 2013. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Abirami M, Hariharan V, Sruthi M B, Gandhiraj R and Soman K P, "Exploiting GNU Radio and USRP: An Economical Test Bed for Real Time Communication Systems", Fourth IEEE International Conference on Computing Communication and Networking Technologies, Vivekanandha College of Engineering for Women, Tiruchengode, 4-6 July 2013. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Sruthi M B,Abirami M, Akhil Manikkoth, Gandhiraj R, Soman K P, "Low cost digital transceiver design for Software Defined Radio using RTL-SDR", IEEE International Multi Conference on Automation, Computing, Control, Communication and Compressed Sensing, organised by St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai, Kerala, on 22-23 March 2013. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Neethu Prasannan, Gintu Xavier, Akhil Manikkoth, Gandhiraj R, Rakesh Peter,Soman K P, "OpenBTS Based Microtelecom Model:A Socio-Economic Boon To Rural Communities", IEEE International Multi Conference on Automation, Computing, Control, Communication and Compressed Sensing, organised by St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai, Kerala, on 22-23 March 2013. (Scopus Indexed)
  • R.Nancy Preetha Varshini, R.Gandhiraj, K.P.Soman, ”Wavelet based Modulation Detection techniques for Cognitive Environment: A Review”, International Conference on Modelling Control, Automation and Communication (ICMCAC 2010), Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, 20-21 Dec 2010.
  • Abinav, Anil kumar, Naveena Karthika, Pratibha, Ronsen, R.Gandhiraj, K.P.Soman, “SVM based Classification of Digitally Modulated Signals for Software Defined Radio”, International Conference on Embedded Systems 2010, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, July 13-15,2010.
  • R.Gandhiraj, Dr.P.S.Sathidevi, "Auditory-based Wavelet Packet Filterbank for Speech Recognition using Neural Network", 15th International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication (ADCOM 2007), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Dec 18-21, 2007, India, Proceedings in IEEE Computer Society. (Scopus Indexed)
  • S.Kousalya Devi, P.Senthil Amirtham, R.Gandhiraj, "Syntax-based Embedded System Design", Paper Presentation, International Conference on Advanced Communication Systems (ICACS-2007), Government College of Technology Coimbatore,10-12 Jan 2007, India
Publications in National Conferences
  • Karthieswari R, Sreethivya M, Gandhiraj R, ”MIMO system based on Open Source Software Defined Radio Tool” National Conference on Innovations in Information and Communication Technologies for Rural Development (NCICT 2014) , by Department of ECE, Sri Krishna College of Technology, 21 – 22 February 2014.
  • Abirami M, Akhil Manikkoth, Sruthi M B, Gandhiraj R, Soman K P, "Low Cost Digital transceiver design for Software Defined Radiio using RTL-SDR (Design Idea)", IBM Collaborative Academia Research Exchange (I-CARE 2012), IISc Bangalore, 20 Oct 2012.
  • Silpa.S.Prasad, R.Gandhiraj, K.P.Soman, “Efficient Spectral estimation with Slepian tapers in Cognitive environment: A review”, Second National conference on Recent Trends in Communication, Computation and Signal Processing, by Department of ECE, Amrita School of Engineering, March 26-27, 2010.
  • Abinav, Anil kumar, Naveena Karthika, Pratibha, Ronsen, R.Gandhiraj, K.P.Soman, “Detection and classification of signals to configure Software Defined Radio”, Second National conference on Recent Trends in Communication, Computation and Signal Processing, by Department of ECE, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, March 26-27, 2010.
  • Silpa S. Prasad, R. Gandhiraj, K.P.Soman "Cognitive Radio as a Background for Spectrum Sensing - A Review", National Conference on Recent Innovation in Technology 2010 (NCRIT 2010), organized by Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (Govt. Engineering College), Kottayam, Kerala, March 04-06, 2010.
  • Naveen Nandan, Sooraj G.Nair, Sandeep Sukumaran, Prijo Mathew, Nandagopal, R.Gandhiraj, "Digital Radio Design using Digital Signal Processor", National Conference on Recent Trends in Communication and Signal Processing 09, Department of ECE, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, April 7, 2009.
  • S.Mary Cecilia, R.Gandhiraj, "Robust Feature Extraction based on Sub-band Spectral Centroid Histograms", National Conference on Communication, Information and Telematics - CITEL 2008, organized by Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, Mar 7-8 2008.
  • R.Gandhiraj, Dr.P.S.Sathidevi, "Auditory Feature Extraction for Speech Recognition", National Conference on Signals, Systems and Communication (NCSSC-2005), Anna University, Tamil Nadu, India, pg.- 49.
Workshop Co-ordination
  • "Fifth National Workshop on Software Defined Radio (SDR) for Realtime Communication and Signal Processing" as part of ANOKHA 2014, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore 

            Web Link: http://anokha.amrita.edu/workshop/?eName=Software%20Defined%20Radio
  • "Fourth National Workshop on Software Defined Radio (SDR) for Realtime Communication and Signal Processing", 27 Feb 2014, at Amrita Viswha Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore.
    Web Link: http://www.amrita.edu/rtcsp/workshop.html

  • "Third National Workshop on Software Defined Radio (SDR) for Realtime Communication and Signal Processing", 26-28 July 2013, at Amrita Viswha Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore.

    Web Link: http://nlp.amrita.edu:8080/SDR4U

  • Second National Workshop on Software Defined Radio (SDR) for Realtime Communication and Signal Processing", 11 August 2012, orgnaised at Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Cochin, Kerala.

    Web Link: http://acc-rajagiri.org/acc2012/SDR.asp

  • "First National Workshop on Software Defined Radio (SDR) for Realtime Communication and Signal Processing", Supported by MHRD under NMEICT Scheme, March 17 -18, 2012, at Amrita Viswha Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore.

    Web Link: http://nlp.amrita.edu:8080/sdr/index.html

Projects Guidance

2014 - 2015 Projects
        
Performance Improvement of Compressed Sensing Reconstruction Using Modified-AMP Algorithm (M.Tech Thesis)
          Performance analysis of Blind Carrier Phase Estimators for General QAM. (B.Tech)
      
2013 - 2014 Projects
Implementation of Mixed Signal Architecture for Compressed Sensing On ECG Signal (M.Tech Thesis)
Implementation of Blind-OFDM on USRP platform for Cognitive Radio Network (M.Tech Thesis)
Hyper-spectral Image denoising by Legendre-Fenchel Transformation and Classification (M.Tech Thesis)

Lens-less Imaging by Compressive Sensing (B.Tech)
Implementation of Through-wall Motion Detection using Beam forming (B.Tech)

2012 - 2013 Projects
Design and Implementation of OFDM based Communication System in GNU Radio Platform (M.Tech Thesis)
Design and Implementation of MIMO based Communication System in GNU Radio Platform (M.Tech Thesis)
Digital Gardening using Mote based Wireless Sensor Network (M.Tech Thesis)

Linear Equation Solver using Improved Cholesky Decomposition on FPGA for Compressed Sensing Applications (B.Tech Project)

2011 - 2012 Project
Spectrum Sensing using Compressed Sensing Techniques for Sparse Multiband Signals
(B.Tech Project)

2010 - 2011 Projects
Spectrum Sensing Implementations using Simulink (M.Tech Thesis)
Analog and Digital Modulations toolkit for Software Defined Radio (M.Tech Thesis)

2009 - 2010 Project
SVM based Classification of Digitally Modulated Signals for Software Defined Radio (B.Tech Project)

2008 - 2009 Projects
Multi-User Spectrum Sensing Based on Multi-taper Method for Cognitive Environments (M.Tech Thesis)
Digital Radio design using Digital Signal Processing (B.Tech Project)

2007 - 2008 Projects
Robust Speech Recognition in Noisy Environments based on sub band spectral Centroid Histogram. (M.E Thesis)
OFDM based High data rate Signals in Space. (B.Tech Project)

2006 - 2007 Projects
Speech Separation using Excitation Source Model (B.E Project)
Speech Recognition using Neural Network (B.E Project)

2003 - 2004 Projects
Digital Image Processing based Debris Detection system (B.E Project)
Highway Accident Identification (B.E Project)

2002 - 2003 Project
Java Enabled Home appliance control through Intranet (B.E Project)

2001 - 2002 Project
8 Bit RISC Processor Design using VHDL (B.E Project)

2000 - 2001 Project
CPU Design Using VHDL (B.E Project)

INVITED LECTURES

  • Topic: "Software Defined Radio: Convergence of Signal Processing and Communication", One Day Seminar on Computational Modelling and Simulation of Signal Processing in  Communication Network, organized by Department of ECE, Nehru Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, August 14, 2014.
  • Topic: "Software Defined Networking : FPGA platforms", Two days workshop on Software Defined Networks & NetFPGA, organized by Center for Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, 9-10 June 2014. Web link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1guRKO3HHpWcRLS1DU0n7Qq9osaKXprXBVEv6A8UZ40g/viewform
  • Topic: "SDR: Convergence of Signal Processing and Communication", for Department of ECE, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bangaluru, 4th April 2013.
  • Topic: "Software Defined Radio: A New Paradigm in Communication", National Seminar on Evolution to Innovations in Electronics-2014, Department of Electronics, CMS College of Science and Commerce, Coimbatore, 3rd Feb 2014.
  • Topic: "Cognitive Radio: Fundamentals, Applications & Challenges", DRDO Sponsored Seminar on Research Focus on Challenges and Issues in Self-Organized Military Communication for Battle Field Scenario, by Department of ECE, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, India, 19 December 2013.
  • Topic: "Advancement in Wireless Communication : A Signal Processing Perspective", AICTE sponsored Faculty Development Programme on Emerging Trends in Wireless Communication (15 Nov 2013 to 28 Nov 2013), by Department of ECE, Vivekanandha College of Engineering for Women, Sankari West, Tamil Nadu, 23 November 2013.
  • Topic: "Software Defined Radio", AICTE sponsored two week Faculty Development Programme on "Advancements in Cognitive Green Communications and Robotics Systems" (18 - 31 Oct 2013), by Dept. of ECE, Erode Sengunthar Engineering College, Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, 25 October 2013.
  • Topic: "Wireless Sensor Networks Architecture and applications", AICTE sponsored National Level Seminar on Wireless Sensor Networks for Surveillance of Nuclear Radiation", organised by Dept. of MCA, K S R College of Technology, Thiruchengode, Tamil Nadu, 05 October 2013.
  • Topic: "Raspberry Pi based Communication System", Workshop on Embedded Computing and Wireless Communication Experiments with Arduino and Raspberry-PI, organised by CEN, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, 10-11 August 2013.
  • Topic: "Applications of Software Defined Radio : GNU Radio Perspective", Third National Level Workshop on Software Defined Radio for Real time communication and Signal Processing, Organised by CEN & ECE, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore. 26-28 July, 2013.
  • Topic: "Software Defined Radio : Architectures", Third National Level Workshop on Software Defined Radio for Real time communication and Signal Processing, Organised by CEN & ECE, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore. 26-28 July, 2013.
  • Topic: "Analog & Digital Communication System: Lab @ Home", Third National Level Workshop on Software Defined Radio for Real time communication and Signal Processing, Organised by CEN & ECE, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore. 26-28 July, 2013.
  • Topic: "Advanced Communication System and Signal Processing through Fundamentals", Faculty Development Programme, by ECE Department, Nehru Institute of Technology & Nehru Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, 29 June 2013.
  • Topic: "Wireless Sensor Network Architecture and Applications", AICTE sponsored Staff Development Programme on “Applications of Wireless Sensor Network in Industry and Consumer Electronics" (from 03.06.13 to 15.06.13), by Department of ECE, K S R College of Engineering, Thiruchengode, Tamil Nadu, 08 June 2013.
  • Topic: "Communication System A Compressed Sensing Perspective", Sparse Image and Signal Processing Workshop 2013, organised by Center for Excellence in Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, 4 June 2013.
  • Topic: "Low Cost Communication System Design using Raspberry Pi, GNU Radio & USRP", DRDO sponsored 3 Days seminar on Software Define Radio, Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Cochin, 16 May 2013,
  • Topic: "Advanced Research Topic through Fundamentals : SDR", DRDO sponsored one day seminar on "Research Focus on Next Generation Wireless Networks", by Dept. of ECE, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, 18 December 2012.
  • Topic: "Software Defined Radio: Future Radio", Second National Workshop on Software Defined Radio (SDR) for Realtime Communication and Signal Processing, 11 August 2012, organised at Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Cochin, Kerala.
  • Topic: "Analog & Digital Communication System : A simplified View", First National Workshop on Software Defined Radio for Real time communication and Signal Processing, Organised by CEN & ECE, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, 17-18 March, 2012.

ACADEMICS

Current Subjects

2014 - 2015 Even Sem
        RW611 Wireless Communication & Sensor Networks - 2 Sem M.Tech Remote Sensing
          RW729 Software Defined Radio - 2 Sem M.Tech Remote Sensing
2014 - 2015 Odd Sem
CN718 Software Defined Networking and Wireless Communication - 3 Sem M.Tech CEN & Remote Sensing
ECE431 Information Theory and Coding Techniques - 7 Sem B.Tech ECE
ECE210 Digital System Lab - 3 Sem B.Tech CSE
EEE180 Workshop - 1 Sem B.Tech Chem

2013 - 2014 Even Sem
RW611 Wireless Communication & Sensor Networks - 2 Sem M.Tech Remote Sensing
CN703 Principles of Communication Engineering - 2 Sem M.Tech CEN
UG Project Review & DSP Lab

2013 - 2014 : Odd Sem
CN718 Software Defined Networking and Wireless Communication 3 Sem M.Tech CEN & Remote Sensing
ECE445 Wireless Communication - 7 Sem B.Tech ECE
ECE 390 Micro controller Lab - 5 Sem B.Tech ECE

2012 - 2013 : Even Sem
RW611 Wireless Communication & Sensor Networks - 2 Sem M.Tech Remote Sensing
CN703 Principles of Communication Engineering - 2 Sem M.Tech CEN

2012-2013 : Odd Sem
EC421 Wireless Communication - 7 Sem B.Tech ECE
CN715 Software Defined Radio - 3 Sem M.Tech Remote Sensing

Older (Theory)
Analog Communication
Communication Engineering
Adaptive and Optimal Signal Processing
Wireless Communication and Coding Techniques
Cellular and Mobile Communication
Electronics Engineering
Embedded Systems
Communication Theory
Digital Signal Processing
Digital Communication
Information Coding Techniques
Optical Communication
Antennas & Wave propagation
Modern Communication Technology
Digital Electronics
Microprocessors & Micro controllers Applications
Electronics & Microprocessors
VLSI Design
Electronics Circuits I,II
Network and Transmission Lines
Computer System Architecture I, II
Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing – for PG
PC Hardware & Software

Labs (Older)
Communication Design Lab
Signals and Systems Lab
Embedded Systems Lab
Digital Signal Processing Lab
Digital Communication Lab
Digital Electronics Lab
Communication Systems Lab
Microprocessors & Micro controllers Lab
Linear Integrated Circuits Lab
Electron Devices and Circuits Lab
Electronics lab
Electrical & Electronics Lab

COMPUTER SKILLS

Operating Systems            : MS-DOS, Windows 2003 Server and XP, Linux - UBUNTU
Languages                         : J2EE, C++, C, MATLAB
Hardware Languages         : VHDL, 8085, 8051, TMS320C6711, PIC, Arduino
Development Tools           : Visual Basic 6, VB.NET, ASP.NET, NetBeans, QT
Database tools                  : Oracle, MS-Access
Web programming            : VBScript, JavaScript, HTML

WORKSHOPS / TRAINING ATTENDED

  • Two Days "National Level Workshop on Embedded Design Flow using Xilinx Zynq SoC", organized by Dept of  ECE, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore,  27-28 February 2015.
  • Two Days "National Symposium on Green Electronics", organized by Dept of  ECE, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore,  12-13 December 2014.
  • Two Days National Workshop- on "RF/Wireless System Design Solution from Xilinx", organised by Dept. of ECE & Core-EL Bangalore, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore, 9-10 October 2014.
  • One Day Research Seminar on "Emerging Perspectives in Nano electronics R&D", organised by Dept of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, September 14, 2014. [http://www.amrita.edu/wsne/]
  • "Workshop on Space Technology and Sponsored Research by VSSC, ISRO", organized by Head-Engineering Research & Projects, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, 25 July 2014.
  • "National Workshop on Advanced Signal and Image Processing (ASIP-2014: Focusing Recent Research Topics)", organized by Center for Computational Engineering & Networking (CEN), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, 26-30 June 2014, http://nlp.amrita.edu:8080/asip/index.html
  • Workshop on "Research Methods in Educational Technology", conducted by IIT Bombay, 2nd & 9th Feb 2013.
  • Workshop on, "MIMO/OFDM based Advanced 4G Cellular Networks", by Electrical Engineering Department, IIT Kanpur, 11-13 Jan 2013.
  • One day course on “Nano Technology” organized by Dept. of ECE, Amrita School of Engineering, Ettimadai, on 13 Jul 2009.
  • Two day workshop on “Recent Trends in Image Analysis”, organized by Dept. of IT, Amrita School of Engineering, Ettimadai, on 25 – 26 May 2009.
  • Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship “NEN-IIMB-Stanford Entrepreneurship Educators Course (EEC) Module #4” at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, on 10-12 Nov 2008.
  • Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship “NEN-IIMB-Stanford Entrepreneurship Educators Course (EEC) Module #3” at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, on 18-20 August 2008.
  • Faculty Development Programme on “Embedded Systems and Digital Signal Processors” at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bangalore Campus, on 30 June 2008 – 4 July 2008.
  • Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship “NEN-IIMB-Stanford Entrepreneurship Educators Course (EEC) Module #2” at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, on 9-11 January 2008.
  • CII Workshop on “Unleashing the Entrepreneurial Sprit: Focus Coimbatore” on 5.12.2007, at Coimbatore.
  • Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship “NEN-IIMB-Stanford Entrepreneurship Educators Course (EEC) Module #1” at GKD College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, November 2007
  • National Workshop on "Wireless Communication", organized by B.N.M.I.T & International Institute of Information Technology-Bangalore at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, August 17-18, 2007.
  • One day Faculty Induction Programme on Entrepreneurship Development, organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Coimbatore, 8.8.2007
  • Short Term Course on Wireless Communications & Networks, organized by Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, May 14-19, 2007.
  • INAE Workshop on Image and Speech Processing, organized by Indian Institute of Technology Madras, February 2006.
  • Winter School in Speech and Audio Processing (WISSAP 06), organized by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, January 2006.
  • Short term Course on ‘System Design using Digital Signal Processor TMS320C6711’, conducted by DOEACC, Calicut.
  • AICTE-ISTE sponsored short-term training program on ‘Tools and Techniques for Peak Load Management’, organized by NIT Calicut.
  • AICTE-ISTE sponsored short-term training program on ‘Power Quality and Custom Power under deregulated Power System’, organized by NIT Calicut.
  • Faculty Development Program in ‘Digital Signal Processing’, organized by Anna University, Chennai.
  • One-Day workshop on ‘Placement Opportunities: HRD-Placement Cell Interface, organized by Karunya Institute of Technology, Coimbatore.
  • One-day workshop on ‘Industry Institute Partnership’ organized by CII, Chennai.
  • Faculty Development Program in ‘Entrepreneurship Development Program’, organized by EDII, Ahmedabad
  • Faculty Development Program in ‘Entrepreneurship Development Program’, organized by ITCOT, Chennai.
  • Faculty Development Program in ‘ Instructional Design and Delivery’ organized by TTTI, Chennai

SERVICE TO THE NATION

  • Motivational talk on "Role of Individuals in Nation Building", Coimbatore Zonal Level Student Training Camp, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), August 9, 2014, (Approx. 40 Participants).
  • Motivational talk on "Role of Individuals in Nation Building", State Level Student Training Camp, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), June 2013 (Approx. 100 Participants).
  • Motivational talk on “ Independence Day Talk : Role of students in Nation Building”, Coimbatore city +2 toppers in Govt. Hr.Sec.Schools, at Sevashram, R.S.Puram, Coimbatore (50 participants)
  • Motivational talk on “Role of students in Nation Building”, Amrita Vidyalayam Hostel students, (70 participants 9th, 10th students)
  • Lecture on Role of Engineers in Nation Building”, 6 sem EEE A and B Batch (110 students).(2010-even sem)
  • Motivational Talk on “Role of Students in Nation Building” for 8th and 9th Students, Amrita Vidyalayam, Ettimadai, on 20.3.2009
  • Motivational Talk on “Role of Students in Nation Building” for +2 Students, Devangar Higher Sec. School, Aruppukottai, on 4.12.2008. (120 participants).
  • Motivational Talk on “Role of Engineers in Nation Building” for 5th Semester CSE students, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, on 6.11.2008. (80 participants)
  • Motivational Talk on “Role of Individuals in Nation Building” at Amrita Vidyalayam, Nallampalayam, Coimbatore, on 16.09.2008. (70 participants)
  • Motivational Talk on “Role of Students in Nation Building” for Ettimadai Village School Children, Coimbatore, on 16.09.2008. (50 participants)
  • Motivational Talk on “Role of Professionals in Nation Building” for students of Master of Social Works, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, on 16.09.2008. (50 participants)
  • Lecture on “Role of Entrepreneurs in Nation Building” for PMRY Scheme students, at Dr.MCET, on 28.2.2008. (45 participants)
  • Lecture on “Role of Engineers in Nation Building” for Pre-final and final year Mechanical Engg. Dept. students, Dr.MCET, on 31.12.2007. (60 Participants)
  • Lecture on “Career Guidance and Communication Skills development and Vision 2020 activates Initiation” for school children, at Subash Vidya Mandir, Pollachi, on 30.11.2007. (25 Participants)
  • Lecture on “Marketing aspects for New Entrepreneurs with case studies” for PMRY at Dr.MCET on 23.10.2007. (40 Participants)
  • Special Lecture on "Engineering Solutions through MATLAB for Mechanical Engineers" and "Design and Simulation of Hydraulic Piston using MATLAB" for Final year Mechanical Engineering students of Dr.Mahalingam Collge of Engg. & Tech., Pollachi, on 11.10.2007.
  • Special Lecture on “Engineering Solutions through MATLAB”, for Pre-final, Final Year students of Dr.Mahalingam College of Engg. & Tech., Pollachi, July 2007
  • Seminar on “Auditory-based Speech Recognition using Neural Network”, All India Institute of Speech and Hearing Institute, Mysore
  • Special Lecture on Entrepreneurship: Open Learning Diploma in Business Entrepreneurship, Oct-2002 to Mar-2003, for enrolled B.E and B.Sc Students.

EVENTS ORGANIZED

  • “Interactive Gaming session on Achievement Motivation” by Mr.M.Ashok , HOS, NPTC, for E-Cell student members for 70 students on 8.2.2008 at Dr.MCET.
  • Special lecture “Good Idea & Bad Idea” given by Mr.Vinod Shastri, NEN Consultant, Pune at Dr.MCET, for 200 students on 4.1.2008.
  • Dr.MCET-CII Entrepreneurship Development Programme: 75 students participated: 5 external speakers from Bangalore, Cochin & Coimbatore: on 13.9.2007 at Dr.Mahalingam College of Engg. & Tech., Pollachi, India.
  • Dr.MCET-EDI Tamil Nadu, Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp for 3 days: 75 students participated, 15 external speakers from Coimbatore & Pollachi: on 2-4 Sep. 2002.

PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP

  • Life Member – IETE (Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineers (M208192))
  • Life Member - ISTE (Indian Society of Technical Education (LM 32273))
  • Internal Auditor of ‘Quality Management System ISO 9001:2000’, certified by Nathan & Nathan Consultants Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore