Dr. M. Anbazhagan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore. He graduated with both his Under-Graduation and Post-Graduation in Computer Science and Engineering from Anna University. He received his Ph.D. from the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli. He is having 12+ years of experience as a computer engineering teacher gained from various institutes. His subjects of interest include data structures and algorithms, computer programming, mobile computing, information retrieval, database management systems and operating systems.
Recommender Systems, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning are his current research areas of interest. He intends to leverage Recommender Systems by adopting more powerful deep neural networks and exploiting expressive information sources such as reviews, metadata etc. He is also interested in building Recommender Systems that make group recommendations and inter-domain Recommender Systems. In his 12+ years of experience, he has fruitfully guided 32 UG project and 5 PG project teams. He has also mentored two project teams that contested in AICTE’s Smart India Hackathon contest. In Jan 2012, he has been awarded as a national level winner by Wipro’s Mission10X for his best case study on “Incorporating Pedagogical Technique in Classroom Teaching”.