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Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam

Asst. Professor

Rajesh Kannan Megalingam currently serves as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri.

Qualification: B-Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D
rajeshm@am.amrita.edu
Curriculum Vitae
Research Interest: Design For Manufacturing, Embedded Systems, Low Power VLSI

Bio

Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam is an electronics engineer leading research on humanitarian technologies with special emphasis on Robotics at HuT (Humanitarian Technology) Labs and Assistant Professor at ECE Department. He completed his undergraduate in Engineering from College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai in 1997 and masters and PhD at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in 2010 and 2015 respectively.

His research areas include Embedded Systems, Robotics, Semiconductors, and Healthcare. His research focuses on autonomous robots, vertical climbing robots, robots for rehabilitation, and robots and VLSI etc. He has seven and half years of work experience and more than eleven years of research experience. He has worked as VLSI Design and Verification Engineer at various companies like STMicro Electronics, Insilicon Incorporation etc. in Bay Area, California, USA, for six years before joining Amrita in 2004. Since then he has published more than 80 research papers at various international conferences, journals, and book chapters. He has four patents for his credits.

He is currently guiding two PhD students and several teams of bachelors and masters students as research assistants at HuT labs. He is also actively engaged in teaching and guiding several teams of undergraduate students in research and competitions. He is the IEEE student branch counselor which has won several national and international recognitions, awards, project funding etc. under his leadership.

He has won several awards including the Outstanding Branch Counselor and Advisor award from IEEE, NJ, USA, Outstanding Branch Counselor Award from IEEE Kerala Section, and the Award of Excellence from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the highest award by the university.

Technical Expertise

  • Robotics and Automation
  • Architecture level design of embedded systems
  • Development of machine vision algorithms,
  • Experience in robotics and automation
  • Actuator designing for robotic arms
  • Development of machine learning algorithms
  • 15 years of Embedded System Design Experience
  • 8 years of Robotic System Design Experience
  • VLSI ASIC Logic design – complete flow from RTL through layout
  • Ten years of ASIC Design / Verification experience
  • Twelve years of teaching experience
  • 10 years of PIC Microcontroller based Design and Debugging experience
  • Multi – Million gate ASIC design, Verification, Synthesis, Timing Analysis* Behavioral Modeling, RTL coding, Test bench development
  • Gate Level Simulation, Formal Verification, Bus Functional Models
  • Design experience in 802.3(Ethernet) & 802.11 (Wireless LAN)
  • Synopsys Design Compiler
  • Proficient in Verilog, VHDL, C, Perl, Assembly
  • Strong in Verilog PLI Programming, awk, Unix shell scripts
  • Knowledge of SDRAM, PCI, USB
  • Experience in Code Coverage tools – SureCov
  • FPGA prototype – Altera, Xilinx devices
  • Knowledge of computer architecture, cache and pipelining concepts
  • Sound knowledge of Altera and Xilinx architectures
  • Board level debug using HP logic Analyser
  • Good at AMBA on chip bus architecture
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and an excellent team player

Education

  • 2015 : Ph. D. in “Multi-Modal Control, Analysis and Evaluation of Automatic/Semi-Automatic Navigation Platform for Rehabilitation of People with Mobility Issues“,
    Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, Kerala, India
  • 2008 – 2010 : Masters in VLSI,
    Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, Kerala, India
  • 1993 – 1997 : Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communication),
    College of Engineering, Anna University, Guindy, Chennai, India

Experience

  • Director, Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs 
    January 2012 – Till Date,
    Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University <br.Amritapuri, Kerala
  • Assistant Professor (Sel. Grade), ECE 
    July 2006 – Till Date
    Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University
    Amritapuri, Kerala
  • Director, Amrita Center for Emerging Technologies 
    December 2004 – June 2005
    Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Amritapuri, Kerala
    Design and Verification of 10/100 Mbps Ethernet with VME Interface.
  • ASIC Design & Verification Engineer 
    Jan 2003 – Nov 2004
    OnSpec Electronics Inc, Santa Clara, CA, USA
    Design and Verification of Mass Storage Device with USB Interface.
  • ASIC Design & Verification Engineer 
    January 2002 – December 2002
    Arasan Chip Systems, Sanjose, CA, USA
    Design and Verification of Wireless Ethernet Subsystem, IEEE 802.11a
  • ASIC Design Engineer 
    September 2000 – December 2001
    InSilicon Incorporation, San Jose, CA, USA
    Design and verification of JVX and JVXtreme
    Code Coverage for Ethernet DMA & TLI using SureCov.
  • Design/ Verification Engineer
    December 1998 – August 2000
    Design/ verification engineer, Arasan Intl. Pvt. Ltd, San Jose, USA
    Design and verification of PCI Interface for Cheetah, Cougar and Tiger (Networking Chips)
    Design and verification of Home PNA
    Verification of Ethernet Subsystem
    Verification of PCI target for Genesis Chip
  • Design/ Verification Engineer
    June 1997 – November 1998
    Arasan Chip Systems, Chennai, India
    Design and verification of Universal Serial Bus logic.
    Design and verification of USB Host Controller
    Design and verification of USB Host Model.
Publications

Book Chapter

Wearable Arm Robot Steering (WARS) Device for Robotic Arm Control Used in Unmanned Robotic Coconut Tree Climber and Harvester

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Bandyopadhyay, S., Gedala, V., Koppaka, G. Sai Apuroo, Gone, S., Kashyap, N., and Rahi, M

Publisher : Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing

Novel Variance Based Spatial Domain Watermarking and Its Comparison with DIMA and DCT Based Watermarking Counterparts

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nair, M. Muralidhar, Srikumar, R., Balasubramanian, V. Krishnan, and Sarma, V. Sarma Venu

Publisher : Applications of MATLAB in Science and Engineering

Intelligent home navigation system for the elderly and physically challenged

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Prakhya, S. Manoj, and Nair, M. Mohan Rame

Publisher : Autonomous Robots: Control, Sensing and Perception

Conference Paper

PULSS: Portable ultrasound scanning system

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Pocklassery, G., Jayakrishnan, V., and Mourya, G

Publisher : c2013 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference: South Asia Satellite, GHTC-SAS 2013

Switch and thought controlled robotic arm for paralysis patients and arm amputees

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Gupta, B. V. A., Dutt, T. U., and Sushruth, A. H

Publisher : c2013 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference: South Asia Satellite, GHTC-SAS 2013

Assistive technology for pregnant women health care: Rural area, mobile ultrasound scan system (using ASTM E1384-07 standard)

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Boopathi, Kb, Sarathkumar, K. Sb, Sreedevi, Sb, and Vishnu, G. B

Publisher : c2013 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference: South Asia Satellite, GHTC-SAS 2013

Pedalite: Lighting up Lives in Un-electrified Villages

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nair, L. M., Viswanath, M., and Sugathan, S

Publisher : Proceedings - 2012 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, GHTC 2012

Undergraduate research experience: A case study at ECE department of Amrita

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Rajendran, A. P

Publisher : 2012 Annual IEEE India Conference, INDICON 2012

HOPE: An electronic gadget for home-bound patients and elders

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Unnikrishnan, D. K. M., Radhakrishnan, V., and Jacob, D. C

Publisher : 2012 Annual IEEE India Conference, INDICON 2012

Assistive technology for elders: Wireless intelligent healthcare gadget

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Radhakrishnan, V., Jacob, D. C., Unnikrishnan, D. K. M., and Sudhakaran, A. K.

Publisher : Proceedings - 2011 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, GHTC 2011

Advanced digital smart meter for dynamic billing, tamper detection and consumer awareness

Authors : Bharath K. R., Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Krishnan, A., Nair, A. K.

Publisher : ICECT 2011 - 2011 3rd International Conference on Electronics Computer Technology

Indigenous mote design for wireless patient monitoring station

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Mohan, V., Mohanan, A., Leons, P., and Shooja, R.

Publisher : International Conference and Workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology 2011, ICWET 2011 - Conference Proceedings

Autonomous smart server guard for advanced safety measure using wireless mobile technology

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Radhakrishnan, V., Unnikrishnan, D. K. M., Jacob, D. C., and Sudhakaran, A. K

Publisher : ICMET 2010 - 2010 International Conference on Mechanical and Electrical Technology, Proceedings

Unconventional Indoor Navigation: Gesture Based Wheelchair Control

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Prakhya, S. Manoj, Nair, R. Nammily

Publisher : International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN’2011)

Kinect Based Wireless Robotic Coconut Tree Climber

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Venumadhav, R., Pavan, A., Mahadevan, A., and Charly, T

Publisher : 3rd International Conference on Advancements in Electronics and Power Engineering

Measurement of Elder Health Parameters and the Gadget Designs for Continuous Monitoring

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Pocklassery, G., Mourya, G., Prabhu, R. M., Jayakrishnan, V., Kanhiroth, V., Katoch, R., and Veliyara, P. Sreedharan

Publisher : Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Advancements in Electronics and Power Engineering (ICAEPE’2013), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Development of Intelligent Wheelchair Simulator for Indoor Navigation Simulation and Analysis

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, B, V. G., and Pillai, M

Publisher : IEEE International Women in Engineering (WIE) Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2015 (WIECON-ECE 2015),

Power Competent Health Monitoring System for disaster Fit Areas

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Kunnath, T

Publisher : Third International Conference on Computing Communication and Networking Technologies

Low cost robotic arm design for pruning and fruit harvesting in developing nations

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Vignesh, N., Sivanantham, V., Elamon, N., Sharathkumar, M. S., and Rajith, V

Publisher : 2016 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO)

FPGA based navigation platform for fixed path navigation with distance estimation using rotation encoder

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Anil, S. A., and Varghese, J. M

Publisher : 2016 International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT)

Stair case cleaning robot: Design considerations and a case study

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Prem, A., Nair, A. H., Pillai, A. J., and Nair, B. S

Publisher : 2016 International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP)

Study and analysis of embedded system based indoor navigation on multiple platforms

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, J. M. Varghese

Publisher : 2016 International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP)

A comparative analysis of a navigation platform designed in Arduino and FPGA

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, S. A. Anil

Publisher : 2016 International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP)

Hand Gesture Based Wireless Robotic Arm Control for Agricultural Applications

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Bandyopadhyay, S., Gedela, V., and Rahi, M

Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering

Integration of Haptics in Agricultural Robotics

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Sreekanth, M. M., Sivanantham, V., K Kumar, S., Ghanta, S., P Teja, S., and Reddy, R. G

Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering

Single DoF Hand Orthosis for Rehabilitation of Stroke and SCI Patients

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Apuroop, K. G. S., and Boddupalli, S

Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering

A Survey on Robotic Coconut Tree Climbers – Existing Methods and Techniques

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Sakthiprasad, K. M., Sreekanth, M. M., and Vivek, G. Vamsy

Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering

Gesture controlled wheel chair using IR-LED TSOP pairs along with collision avoidance

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Chacko, C., Kumar, B. P., Jacob, A. G., and Gautham, P

Publisher : 2016 International Conference on Robotics and Automation for Humanitarian Applications (RAHA)

Robotic arm design, development and control for agriculture applications

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Vivek, G. V., Bandyopadhyay, S., and Rahi, M. J

Publisher : 2017 4th International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Systems (ICACCS)

Robotic arm control through mimicking of miniature robotic arm

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Boddupalli, S., and Apuroop, K. G. S

Publisher : 2017 4th International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Systems (ICACCS)

Design, Implementation and Analysis of a Low Cost Drawing Bot for Educational Purpose

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Raagul, S., Dileep, S., Sathi, S. Reddy, Pula, B. Teja, Vishnu, S., Sasikumar, V., and Gupta, U. Sai Chaita

Publisher : International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics.

ROS Based, Simulation and Control of a Wheeled Robot using Gamer’s Steering Wheel

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nagalla, D., Pasumarthi, R. K., Gontu, V., and Allada, P. K

Publisher : 2018 4th International Conference on Computing Communication and Automation (ICCCA)

Design and Implementation of an Arena for Testing and Evaluating Quadcopter

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Raj, R. V. R., Masetti, A., Akhil, T., Chowdary, G. N., and Naick, V. S.

Publisher : 2018 4th International Conference on Computing Communication and Automation (ICCCA)

Multimode Control of Wheeled Bot Using Python and Virtual Network Computing

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Tantravahi, S., Kumar, H. S. S., Thokala, N., and Rahul, H. S

Publisher : 2018 4th International Conference on Computing Communication and Automation (ICCCA)

Haptic Solutions for Agriculture

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam

Publisher : 2018 International Conference on Computing, Power and Communication Technologies (GUCON)

ROS based Autonomous Indoor Navigation Simulation Using SLAM Algorithm

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, C Teja, R., Sreekanth, S., and Raj, A.

Publisher : International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics

Keyboard-Based Control and Simulation of 6-DOF Robotic Arm Using ROS

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Katta, N., Geesala, R., Yadav, P. K., and Rangaiah, R. C

Publisher : 2018 4th International Conference on Computing Communication and Automation (ICCCA)

Intelligent Home Navigation System for the Elderly and physically challenged

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Prakhya, S. M., Nair, R. N., and Mohan, M

Publisher : Autonomous Robots: Control, Sensing and Perception

FPGA PCI Device Design for Ultrasound Scanning System in Prenatal Healthcare

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Alinkeezhil, A. Balan Edic, Pocklassery, G., Menon, H., Thulasi, A. Asokan, and Kattakayam, T. Charly

Publisher : IEEE ISCO 2016

Wireless gesture controlled wheelchair

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Sreekanth, S., Govardhan, A., Teja, C. R., and Raj, A

Publisher : 2017 4th International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Systems (ICACCS)

Context aware biomedical robotic platform for elderly health care

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, S. Surendran, Rasamany

Publisher : Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, ICCSE 2013

Power competent health monitoring system for a Disaster hit area

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Sugunan, Sa, and Kunnath, AbThekkeyil

Publisher : 2012 3rd International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies, ICCCNT 2012

Gest-BOT-A highly convenient locomotive solution for the elderly and physically challenged

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nair, R. N., Prakhya, S. M., and Mohan, M

Publisher : Proceedings - 2012 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, GHTC 2012

LARN: Implementation of automatic navigation in indoor navigation for physically challenged

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Rajendran, A. P., Dileepkumar, D., and Soloman, A. T

Publisher : 2012 Annual IEEE India Conference, INDICON 2012

Efficient Patient Monitoring for Multiple Patients Using WSN

Authors : Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Kaimal, D. M.

Publisher : Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Advances in Mobile Networks, Communication and Its Applications, MNCApps 2012

EduPad – A tablet based educational system for improving adult literacy in rural India

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Rajendran, A. P., Solamon, A. T., and Dileep, D

Publisher : Proceedings - 2012 IEEE International Conference on Technology Enhanced Education, ICTEE 2012

Smart traffic controller using wireless sensor network for dynamic traffic routing and over speed detection

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Mohan, V., Leons, P., Shooja, R., and Ajay, M

Publisher : Proceedings - 2011 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, GHTC 2011

Wireless intelligent gadget for disaster relief

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Vineeth, R., Krishnan, D., Jacob, D. C., and Akhil, K. S

Publisher : ACWR 2011 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief

Real-Time, Remote, Home Based, Non-invasive, Elder Monitoring System

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Radhakrishnan, V., Sudhakaran, A. Kakkanattu, Unnikrishnan, D. Krishnan M., and Jacob, D. Chacko

Publisher : Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare

Automated wireless carpooling system for an eco-friendly travel

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nair, R. N., and Radhakrishnan, V

Publisher : ICECT 2011 - 2011 3rd International Conference on Electronics Computer Technology

Low power, intelligent, wireless, home security system for the elderly people

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nair, R. N., Prakhya, S. M., and Mohan, M

Publisher : ICECT 2011 - 2011 3rd International Conference on Electronics Computer Technology

Orthotic arm control using EOG signals and GUI

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nandakumar, V., Athira, A., Gopika, G. S., and A. Krishna

Publisher : International Conference on Robotics and Automation for Humanitarian Applications, RAHA 2016 - Conference Proceedings

Automated voice based home navigation system for the elderly and the physically challenged

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam

Publisher : International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT

Reconfigurable Cryptographic Processor for multiple crypto-algorithms

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Joseph, I. P., Gautham, P., Parthasarathy, R., Deepu, K. B., and M. Nair, M

Publisher : TechSym 2011 - Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Students' Technology Symposium

Advanced network based wireless, single PMS for multiple-patient monitoring

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Vineeth, R., Krishnan, M. U. D., Akhil, K. S., and Jacob, D. C

Publisher : International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT

Color and Contour Based Identification of Stem of Coconut Bunch

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Manoharan, S. K., Reddy, R. G., Sriteja, G., and Kashyap, A

Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering

Swarm based autonomous landmine detecting robots

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nagalla, D., Kiran, P. R., Geesala, R. T., and Nigam, K.

Publisher : Proceedings of the International Conference on Inventive Computing and Informatics, ICICI 2017

Smartphone based continuous monitoring system for home-bound elders and patients

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Pocklassery, Gb, Jayakrishnan, Vb, Mourya, Gb, and Thulasi, A.

Publisher : International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing, ICCSP 2014 - Proceedings

First Undergraduate Research Experience Pulse Oximeter Design

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Sivaprasad, S., Anoop, M., Prabhu, A., Sreekanthan, K., and Baburaj, A.

Publisher : MOOC Innovation and Technology in Education (MITE), 2013 IEEE International Conference in

Elder health care: Blood Pressure measurement

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Pocklassery, G., Mourya, G., and Jayakrishnan, V.

Publisher : 2012 Annual IEEE India Conference, INDICON 2012

Voice-based Hand Orthotic Device

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Vijay, E., Naveen, P. N. Venkata, C. Reddy, P. Kumar, and Chandrika, D.

Publisher : 2019 International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP)

MediSuit: Wearable Health Monitoring System for Elders and Bed-ridden Patients

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Pocklassery, G., Thulasi, A. Asokan, Jayakrishnan, V., and Mourya, G

Publisher : IEEE ISCO 2016

Embedded System Based Auto Navigation Platform for Paralyzed People

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Rajendran, A. Ponnileth, Dileepkumar, D., S, A. Thejus, and Rangan, V.

Publisher : IEEE ISCO 2016

A 2 DOF Robotic Arm for Pruning and Fruit Harvesting

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Ninkileri, V., Sivanantham, V., Elamon, N., S, S. M., and Rajith, V

Publisher : IEEE ISCO 2016

Automatic Pressure Maintenance System for Tyres in Automobiles to Reduce Accidents

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, C, J., Nambiar, S., Mathews, R., Das, V., and Rao, P

Publisher : IEEE VLSI SATA 2015

FPGA Based Wheelchair Autonavigation for People with Mobility Issues

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Pillai, M., A, A. Balan E., Jayakumar, A., Anil, A., and Varghese, J

Publisher : IEEE International Women in Engineering (WIE) Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2015 (WIECON-ECE 2015),

Study and Development of Android Controlled Wireless Pole Climbing Robot

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, S Reddy, V., .Sriharsha, G., Teja, P. S., Kumar, K. S., and Gopal, P

Publisher : IEEE International Women in Engineering (WIE) Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2015 (WIECON-ECE 2015),

DTMF based, Robotic Arm Design and Control for Robotic Coconut Tree Climber

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Pathmakumar, T., Venugopal, T., Maruthiyodan, G., and Philip, A

Publisher : Computer, Communication and Control (IC4), 2015 International Conference on

Language for people suffering from complete paralysis based on eye gestures

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Karath, M., Valluri, V., Shreedhar, A., Katti, M., Gurjar, S., and Nair, A

Publisher : Next Generation Computing Technologies (NGCT), 2015 1st International Conference on

Implementation of Gesture Control in Robotic Arm using Kinect Module

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Menon, D., Ajithkumar, N., and Saboo, N

Publisher : International Conference on Applications and Design in Mechanical Engineering (ICADME 2015),

Wind Power Generation: Parameter Measurement Analysis And Networking

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Dev, V. Rethan, Pillai, S. S., and Narayanan, N.

Publisher : IEEE sponsored 3rd International Conference on Computing of Power ,Energy Communication

Grab Force Measurement for Hand Orthosis

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam

Publisher : 2019 International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP)

Design and Implementation of Intelligent Crutches for Medical Applications

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, MG, G., and Pillai, S. S.

Publisher : 2019 International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP)

Computational Analysis between Software and Hardware Implementation of Sobel Edge Detection Algorithm

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Karath, M., Prajitha, P., and Pocklassery, G

Publisher : 2019 International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP)

Autonomous Path Guiding Robot for Visually Impaired People

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Vishnu, S., Sasikumar, V., and Sreekumar, S

Publisher : Cognitive Informatics and Soft Computing

Power consumption reduction in CPU datapath using a novel clocking scheme

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, T. Hassan, S., Vivek, P., Mohan, A., and M. Rao, T.

Publisher : Proceedings - 2009 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, ICCSIT 2009

Phased set associative cache design for reduced power consumption

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Deepu, K. B., Joseph, I. P., and Vikram, V

Publisher : Proceedings - 2009 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, ICCSIT 2009

Novel low power, high speed hardware implementation of 1D DCT/IDCT using Xilinx FPGA

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Vineeth, S. V., Venkat, K. B., Mithun, M., and Srikumar, R.

Publisher : ICCTD 2009 - 2009 International Conference on Computer Technology and Development

Low Power Microcontroller Based Simple Smart Token Number Display System

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Sreenath, P. S., Soman, D., Jessin, P. A., and Srikanth, S

Publisher : MEMS, NANO, and Smart Systems (ICMENS), 2009 Fifth International Conference on

Low power losssless compression of real time mpeg4 video encoding and decoding using vhdl and matlab

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, A. Prasad, Krishnan, K., Parvathy, K.

Publisher : Proceedings - 2009 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, ICCSIT 2009

Low power consumption coarse grained reconfigurable adder

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Popuri, G., and Ravisankar, P

Publisher : 2009 International Conference on Computer and Electrical Engineering, ICCEE 2009

Highly power efficient, uncompromised performance cache design using dual-edged clock

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Krishnan, N., V. Ashok, A., and Arunkumar, M

Publisher : Proceedings - 2009 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, ICCSIT 2009

Hardware implementation of low power, high speed DCT/IDCT based digital image watermarking

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Venkat, K. B., Vineeth, S. V., Mithun, M., and Srikumar, R

Publisher : ICCTD 2009 - 2009 International Conference on Computer Technology and Development

Gating and serializing the data path of CPU for low power consumption

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Krishnan, B., Mithun, M., Srikumar, R., Sarma, V.

Publisher : Parallel Processing Workshops, 2009. ICPPW'09. International Conference on

Landmine Detection and Reporting using Light Weight Zumo Bot

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Inventive Computing and Informatics

Solar Powered Automated Water Pumping System for Eco-Friendly Irrigation

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Gedela, V. V.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Inventive Computing and Informatics

Wireless vehicular accident detection and reporting system

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nair, R. N., and Prakhya, S. M

Publisher : ICMET 2010 - 2010 International Conference on Mechanical and Electrical Technology, Proceedings

Wireless sensor network for vehicle speed monitoring and traffic routing system

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Mohan, V., Mohanan, A., Leons, P., and Shooja, R

Publisher : ICMET 2010 - 2010 International Conference on Mechanical and Electrical Technology, Proceedings

A VLSI implementation and analysis of cryptographic algorithms for security and privacy in communication networks

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Gopakumar, G., Luke, D., Jyothi, K. S., and Ajit, A

Publisher : ICMET 2010 - 2010 International Conference on Mechanical and Electrical Technology, Proceedings

Serializing the data bus of the Sun OpenSPARC T1 microprocessor datapath for reduced power consumption

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Dr. Manitha B. Nair, Krishnan, V., Sarma, V., and Srikumar, R

Publisher : ICWET 2010 - International Conference and Workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology 2010, Conference Proceedings

Power Consumption Analysis of Direct, Set Associative and Phased Set Associative Cache Organizations in Alpha AXP 21064 Processor

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Deepu, K. B., Iype, J. P., Parthasarathy, R., and Gautham, P

Publisher : Information Processing and Management

Power aware automatic microcontroller based smart, college electric bell system with time display

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Balasubramanian, V. K., Nair, M. M., Sarma, V. S. V., and Srikumar, R

Publisher : 5th International Conference on MEMS NANO, and Smart Systems, ICMENS 2009

Performance comparison of novel, robust spatial domain digital image watermarking with the conventional frequency domain watermarking techniques

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nair, M. M., Srikumar, R., Balasubramanian, V. K., and Sarma, V. S. V

Publisher : 2010 International Conference on Signal Acquisition and Processing, ICSAP 2010

Low Power Single Core CPU for a Dual Core Microcontroller

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Mohan, A., Thavalengal, S. H., Rao, T. M., and Periye, V.

Publisher : 2010 3rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology

Low Power ‘PayPower’ Automatic Electronic Vending Machine using PIC 16F877A

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Mohan, V., Mohanan, A., and Leons, P

Publisher : International Conference on Computer and Electrical Engineering

Low Power Password Entry Module using PIC16f877A

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Vidyan, V

Publisher : International Conference on Computer and Electrical Engineering

Low Power Dual Core Microcontroller

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Mohan, A., Thavalengal, S. Hassan, Rao, T. Muralidhar, and Periye, V

Publisher : Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs (ReConFig), 2010 International Conference on

Low power analysis of DLX processor datapath using a novel clocking scheme

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Hassan, S., Rao, T., Mohan, A., and Perieye, V.

Publisher : ICWET 2010 - International Conference and Workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology 2010, Conference Proceedings

Extraction of license plate region in automatic license plate recognition

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Krishna, P., Somarajan, P., Pillai, V. A., and R. Hakkim, U

Publisher : ICMET 2010 - 2010 International Conference on Mechanical and Electrical Technology, Proceedings

Conference Proceedings

Test Setup for Analysis of Torque on DC Motor Shaft and its Possible Applications

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, S. Vadivel, R. Raagul, Prem, A., Avvari, V. S. Yashwan, B. Sairam, C. Satya Chan, and Konduri, S

Publisher : 2019 International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP)

Kinect based gesture controlled Robotic arm: A research work at HuT Labs

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Saboo, N., Ajithkumar, N., Unny, S., and Menon, D.

Publisher : Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference in MOOC, Innovation and Technology in Education, MITE 2013

A Real time Electricity source based on Rotational Motion

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, B, A., Karthik S, M, A., and H, A

Publisher : International Conference on Applications and Design in Mechanical Engineering (ICADME 2015)

Thought Controlled Wheelchair Using EEG Acquisition Device

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Thulasi, A. Asokan, Krishna, R. Raj, Venkata, M. Katta, BV, A. Gupta, and Dutt, T. Uday

Publisher : Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Advancements in Electronics and Power Engineering (ICAEPE'2013),

Coconut Tree Structure Analysis – Background Work for an Unmanned Coconut Harvesting Robot Design

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, S. Kuttankula Manoharan

Publisher : Information, Communication and Computing Technology

Sound and touch based smart cane: Better walking experience for visually challenged

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nambissan, A., Thambi, A., Gopinath, A., and Megha, K

Publisher : 2014 IEEE Canada International Humanitarian Technology Conference, IHTC 2014

Motor Control Design for Position Measurement and Speed Control

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Vadivel, S. R. R., Pula, B. T., S. Sathi, R., and Gupta, U. S. C

Publisher : 2019 International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP)

Design and implementation of an android application for smart shopping

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Vishnu, S., Sekhar, S., Sasikumar, V., Sreekumar, S., and Nair, T. R.

Publisher : Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing, ICCSP 2019

Effects of Substrate Coupling in Mixed Signal ICs

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam

Publisher : SCOReD 2008 Conference Proceedings

Adding Intelligence to the Robotic Coconut Tree Climber

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Gangireddy, R., Sriteja, G., Kashyap, A., and Ganesh, A. Sai

Publisher : Proceedings of the International Conference on Inventive Computing and Informatics

Balavani – A Comic Website for Kids to Teach Education for Life

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Apuroop, G. Sai, Vivek, V., Sriteja, G., and Kashyap, A.

Compact, Handheld Dosa Bot Design

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Raagul, S., AVS, Y., Sriniketh, K., and BCSC, S

Publisher : Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Trends in Electronics and Informatics (ICOEI 2018)

Cost-effective, Custom-made, 3D Printer Design and Fabrication for Educational Purposes

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Raagul, S., Sathi, S. Reddy, Pula, B. Teja, P, S. Vishnu, Sasikumar, V., and Gupta, U. Sai Chaita

Publisher : Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Trends in Electronics and Informatics (ICOEI 2018).

Cloud Computation Based Urban Management System Using Ros

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Sathi, S. Reddy, Pula, B. Teja, Chandrika, D., and Reddy, N. Sainath

Journal Article

Advanced server room maintenance system

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Thulasi, A. A., Pocklassery, G., Jayakrishnan, V., and Mourya, G

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

CocoBot: A kinect based coconut tree climber

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Kattakayam, T. C., T. Menon, H., and Madhav, R. V.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Kinect based humanoid for rescue operations in disaster hit areas

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, A. Mahadevan, and Ashis, P. K.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Pedal power generation

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Veliyara, P. S., Prabhu, R. M., and Katoch, R

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

IR Sensor-Based Gesture Control Wheelchair for Stroke and SCI Patients

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Rangan, V., Krishnan, S., and Alinkeezhil, A. B. Edicher

Publisher : IEEE Sensors Journal

RotoPower – A Real Time Electricity Source Based on Rotational Motion

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Baburaj, A., Karthik, S., Mattathil, A., and Anriudh, H.

Publisher : Applied Mechanics and Materials

Implementation of Gesture Control in Robotic Arm Using Kinetic Module

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Deepansh, M., Ajithkumar, N., and Saboo, N

Publisher : Applied Mechanics and Materials

EEG acquisition device for A thought controlled robotic Arm

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Venkata, M. K., Gupta, B. V. Ajithesh, and Dutt, T. U

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Methods of wheelchair navigation: Novel gesture recognition method

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, A. Thulasi, A., and R. Krishna, R.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

A Comparative Study on Performance of Novel, Robust Spatial Domain Digital Image Watermarking with DCT Based Watermarking

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nair, M. Muralidhar, Srikumar, R., Balasubramanian, V. Krishnan, and Sarma, V. Sarma Venu

Publisher : International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering

Wearable Medical Devices in Preventive Health Care: Cuffless Blood Pressure Measurement

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Unnikrishnan, U., Subash, A., Pocklassery, G., Thulasi, A. A., Mourya, G., and Jayakrishnan, V

Publisher : Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing

Sound- and Touch-Based Smart Cane: Better Walking Experience for Visually Challenged

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Nambissan, A., Thambi, A., Gopinath, A., and Megha, K

Publisher : Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing

Low cost hand orthotic device to improve hand function of stroke patients

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Baburaj, A., Mattathil, A., Hari, A., Sreekanthan, K., and Koppaka, G. Sai Apuroo

Publisher : Technology and Disability

Robotic Arm Design for Coconut-Tree Climbing Robot

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Pathmakumar, T., Allan, P., Trayesh, V., and Gokul, M

Publisher : Applied Mechanics and Materials

Integrated Embedded System for Pre-Natal Health Care

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Pocklassery, G., Thulasi, A. Asokan, Jayakrishnan, V., Mourya, G., and Nair, M. Sajeev

Publisher : Procedia Computer Science

Applying and Evaluating Supervised Learning Classification Techniques to Detect Attacks on Web Applications

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, M. Venkata Sa Manish

Publisher : International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE)

Design, Analysis and Performance Evaluation of Hand Gesture Platform for Navigation

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Rangan, V., Veliyara, P., Krishna, R. Raj, Prabhu, R., Katoch, R., Koppaka, G. Sai Apuroo, and Sankaran, R

Publisher : Technol Health Care

Wheeled Patient Monitoring System

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Veliyara, P. S., Prabhu, R. M., Krishna, R. R., and Katoch, R

Publisher : International Conference on Intelligent, Computing and Communication Devices (2014)

Amaran: An Unmanned Robotic Coconut Tree Climber and Harvester

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, S. Manoharan, K., Mohan, S. M., Vadivel, S. R. R., Gangireddy, R., Ghanta, S., Kotte, S., Perugupally, S. T., and Sivanantham, V

Publisher : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics

Power-efficient cache design using dual-edge clocking scheme in sun openSPARC T1 and alpha AXP processors

Authors : Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Arunkumar, M., Ashok, V. A., Nived, K., Daniel, C. J.

Publisher : Communications in Computer and Information Science

International Conferences and Workshops Attended
  • EECCMC – International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computers, Communication, Mechanical and Computing – January 28, 29, 2018
  • ICACCS – International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Systems, India – January 6, 7, 2017
  • International Conference on Advanced Material Technologies (ICAMT)-2017, Dadi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, December 27 – 28, 2016
  • Inside 3D Printing & Robo Universe Conference and Expo, Singapore, January 26-27, 2016
  • IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control, ISCO 2016, Karapagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore, January 8 – 9, 2016
  • IEEE International Women in Engineering (WIE) Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2015 (WIECON-ECE 2015), BUET, Bangladesh, December 19 – 20, 2015
  • International Conference on Applications and Design in Mechanical Engineering (ICADME 2015), March 30 – 31, 2015, Penang, Malaysia,
  • April 18 – 19, 2014, International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Communication & Devices (ICCD-2014) being organized by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
  • October 21-23, San Jose, USA, 2013 Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, San Jose, California
  • August 23 -24, Trivandrum, India, 2013 Global Humanitarian Technology Conference – South Asia Satellite Conference (GHTC-SAS 2013)
  • January 8 – 9, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 3rd International Conference on Advancements in Electronics and Power Engineering (ICAEPE’2013).
  • December 7 – 9, 2012, INDICON 2012, Kochi, Kerala, India
  • November 9 – 11, 2012, 3rd International Conference on “Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology (IETET 2012), Geetha Institute of Management and Technology, Haryana, India
  • October 21 – 24, 2012, IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, Seattle, Washington
  • August 16 – 19, 2012, SecurIT 2012 – First International Conference on Security of Internet of Things, Kerala, India
  • July 18, 2012, IEEE Symposium on Education, Technology and Entrepreneurship, ISEE 2012, at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala, India
  • January 3 – 5, 2012, IEEE International Conference on Technology Enhanced Education (ICTEE 2012), Kerala, India
  • December 18 – 21, 2011, International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief. (ACWR2011), Kerala, India
  • October 30 – November 01, 2011, IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, Seattle, Washington.
  • May 6 – 7, 2011, IEEE Teacher In-Service Workshop, Hyderabad, India
  • September 10-12, 2010, International Conference on Mechanical and Electrical Technology (ICMET 2010), Singapore.
  • February 26 – 27, 2010, ICWET 2010 (International Conference & Workshop On Emerging Trends In Technology 2010), Mumbai, India
  • February 9 – 10, 2010, International Conference on Signal Acquisition and Processing (ICSAP 2010), Bangalore, India
  • December 28 – 30, 2009, International Conference on MEMS NANO, and Smart Systems (ICMENS 2009), Dubai, UAE
  • September 22 – 25, 2009, 38th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICCP 09), at Vienna, Austria
  • August 8 – 11, 2009, International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (ICCSIT 09), at Beijing, China
  • May 11 – 12, 2009, International Conference on Security and Identity Management (SIM 09) at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
  • April 16 – 18, 2009 International Conference on VLSI and Communication (ICVCom 09), at Saint GITS College of Engineering, Kottayam, Kerala, India
  • January 5 – 9, 2009 22nd International Conference on VLSI Design and 8th International Conference on Embedded Systems, New Delhi
  • November 26 – 27, 2008, Student Conference on Research and Development, SCOReD 2008, University Teknologi, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
  • January 6 – 7, 2008 21st International Conference on VLSI Design and 7th International Conference on Embedded Systems, Hyderabad
  • October 26-28, 2006 International Conference on Embedded Systems, Bangalore.
National Conferences Attended
  • April 16 – 17, 2011, Fourth National Conference on Digital Convergence – 2011 (FNCDC-2011) at RMK Engineering College, Chennai, India
  • EDA Tech Forum India, Bangalore- Wednesday, August 18, 2010
  • April 5-6, 2009, Second Conference on Digital Convergence (SCDC 09) at RMK Engineering College, Chennai, India
  • October 15-17, 2007 University of Microchip, Masters 2007, Bangalore

 

Awards
  1. 2020 IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award, IEEE, NJ, USA
  2. Best Paper Award, IEEE WIECON ECE conference held in Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology during December 19 -20, 2015, in the track AI and Computer Vision.
    Title: Development of Intelligent Wheelchair Simulator for Indoor Navigation Simulation and Analysis
  3. Award of Excellence from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, for excellent performance during the academic year 2013-2014
  4. 2013 Outstanding Branch Counselor and Advisor Award, IEEE, NJ, USA
  5. 2012 Outstanding Branch Counselor Award, IEEE Kerala Section
  6. Award of Excellence from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, for excellent performance during the academic year 2011-2012
  7. 2011 Outstanding Student Branch Award, IEEE Kerala Section
  8. 2011 Special Recognition Award, IEEE Kerala Section, India
  9. Award: ‘Best Demo’ Award for the project ‘Intelligent Home Navigation System (IHNS) for the elderly and the physically challenged” at the International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief. (ACWR2011, from December 18th to 21st 2011, Kerala, India.
  10. Award: IEEE Student Enterprise Award from IEEE, NJ, USA for the project titled, “Gesture Based Wheelchair Control for the Physically Challenged
  11. Award: 2010 Outstanding Contribution to Technical Projects Award from the IEEE Kerala Section, in recognition and appreciation of valued services and contributions to IEEE Student Branch Activities at Amrita. The award was given during the IEEE Kerala Section Annual General Meeting held at Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum on January 15, 2011.
  12. Award: Award of Excellence from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, for excellent performance during the academic year 2009-2010
Other Recognition
  1. Invited Speaker, Trenton Computer Festival (TCF) at The College of New Jersey, Ewing, USA, March 2018
    (Topic : Agricultural Robotics – An Overview and a Case Study of Unmanned Robotic Coconut Tree Climber and Harvester)
  2. Invited Speaker, ECE Department Society inauguration, Erode Sengundar Engineering College, January 2018
    (Topic : Agricultural and Healthcare Robotics – An Overview Robotic Coconut Tree Climber and Harvester and Indoor Navigational Platform)
  3. Invited Speaker, Trenton Computer Festival (TCF) at The College of New Jersey, Ewing, USA, March 2017
    (Topic : Self-Driving Navigational Platform)
  4. Program Chair, ROBOTSAVAM 2017, International Technical Festival Exclusively on Robotics, July 28 – 30, at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala, India,
  5. Robotic Competition Co-chair, International Conference on Robotics and Automation for Humanitarian Applications, RAHA 2016, December 18-20, at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala, India
  6. Session Co-Chair, International Conference on Robotics and Automation for Humanitarian Applications, RAHA 2016, December 18-20, at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala, India
  7. Program Chair, IEEE Symposium on Education, Technology and Entrepreneurship, ISEE 2012, at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala, India, for five consecutive years from 2012 to 2016.
  8. Invited Speaker, IEEE WIECON-ECE 2015, ECE Building, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 19-20, 2015 (Topic: Hand Gesture Recognition in Navigational Platform for Rehabilitation of People with Mobility Issues)
  9. IEEE SB Counselor, since 2007 and Advisor for IEEE IES, CS, COMSOC, EDUSOC, RAS, SP student chapters since 2013
  10. Chair – Interdisciplinary and Humanitarian Track, December 7 – 9, 2012, INDICON 2012, Kochi, Kerala, India.
  11. Reviewer, October 21 – 24, 2012, IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  12. Students Activities Chair, August 16 – 19, 2012, SecurIT 2012 – First International Conference on Security of Internet of Things, Kerala, India.
  13. Students Activities Chair, January 3 – 5, 2012, IEEE International Conference on Technology Enhanced Education (ICTEE 2012), Kerala, India.
  14. Poster Co-Chair, December 18 – 21, 2011, International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief. (ACWR2011), Kerala, India.
Principal Investigator for the Following Projects

Funded Projects (on going):

Funded Projects (completed):

  • Title 1: Intelligent Home Navigation System (IHNS) for the elderly and the physically challenged.
    Funding Source: IEEE Foundation Inc., NJ, USA
  • Title 2 : Wireless Gadget for Home-bound Patients (using IEEE standard1073 for Medical Device Communications)
    Funding Source: IEEE Standards Education Committee, NJ, USA
  • Title 3 : Comparative Study and Implementation of JPEG & JPEG2000 Standards for Satellite Meteorological Imaging Controller in HDL
    Funding Source: IEEE Standards Education Committee, NJ, USA
Events Organized / Conducted
  1. Workshop on basics of Robot Operating System, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kollam, Kerala, India, August 23 – 25, 2019
  2. Tamper- a- Day, a robotic event for IEEE student mebers, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kollam, Kerala, India, June 23, 2019
  3. Tamper- a- Day, a robotic event for IEEE student mebers, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kollam, Kerala, India, March 17, 2019
  4. Panchadasha (A seven days tech fest to celebrate 15 years of IEEE at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kollam, Kerala, India, January 7 – 13, 2019
  5. Seminar on Neuro Medical Robotics, HuT Labs, HuT Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kollam, Kerala, India, January 3, 2019
  6. Winter Project Camp, HuT Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kollam, Kerala, India, December 11 – 13, 2018
  7. HuT Labs Internship Program, HuT Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kollam, Kerala, India, May 28 – June 10, 2018
  8. ROBOTSAVAM (An international level tech fest exclusively for Robotics) Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham July 28-39, 2017
  9. HuT Labs Internship Program, HuT Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kollam, Kerala, India, May 31 – Jun 13, 2017
  10. Summer Project Camp, HuT Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kollam, Kerala, India, May 28 – 31, 2017
  11. IEEE Symposium on Education, Technology and Entrepreneurship ISEE 2013, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, August 7, 2016
  12. HuT Labs Internship Program, HuT Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kollam, Kerala, India, May 25 – Jun 06, 2016
  13. Summer Project Camp, HuT Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kollam, Kerala, India, May 21 – 24, 2016
  14. Winter Project Camp, HuT Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kollam, Kerala, India, Dec 28, 2015 – January 03, 2016
  15. IEEE Symposium on Education, Technology and Entrepreneurship ISEE 2013, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, August 8 – 9, 2015
  16. IEEE Symposium on Education, Technology and Entrepreneurship ISEE 2013, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, July 27, 2014
  17. IEEE Symposium on Education, Technology and Entrepreneurship ISEE 2013, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Juyl 28, 2013
  18. Seminar on USB 2.0 – Engineering Day Celebrations, IEEE SB, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, September 15 – 22, 2011
  19. ECLECTIC’11 (Face2Face Meeting), IEEE Kerala Section LINK Program, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, March 06, 2011
  20. PICTris 2011 (Workshop on PIC Micorcontrollers), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Kerala, India, February 21 to 25, 2011
  21. Students Technical Awareness Campaign (STAC) (Introduction to Digital Design using HDL), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Kerala, India, August 14, 2010
  22. IEEE PIC EXCEL’10 – 27 – 28 March, 2010, 3 Day National Workshop on PIC Microcontrollers, Amrita School of Engineering, Kollam
    Organizer: IEEE Student Branch, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Kerala, India
    Contribution: Co-ordinator
  23. IEEE PIC EXCEL’08 – 18 – 20 July, 2008, 3 Day National Workshop on PIC Microcontrollers, Amrita School of Engineering, Kollam
    Organizer: IEEE Student Branch, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Kerala, India
    Contribution: Co-ordinator
  24. IEEE PIC EXECL’07 – 27 – 28 Oct, 2007, 2 Day National Workshop on PIC Microcontrollers, Amrita School of Engineering, Kollam
    Organizer: IEEE Student Branch, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Kerala, India
    Contribution: Co-ordinator
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