SREEVALSAN M,

B.Com., MBA (MKU), CCNA

Head - ICTS, (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham)

e-mail:- sree@amrita.edu

More than twenty years of Experience in IT field. Have designed and led the team to network the 1500 PC campus network at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Was instrumental in installation of the PARAM 10000 super computer in Amrita.

Interest Areas:

Computer Networks and Security, OS, Systems Administration, IT infrastructure design and implementation.

COLONEL P. N. KUMAR - Chairperson, Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, Amrita School of Engg, Ettimadai(Coimbatore) 

MTech(IITK), FIE, FIETE 

Professor

e-mail:- pn_kumar@cb.amrita.edu

Professor(Colonel) PN Kumar is an alumnus of National Defence Academy Pune, IIT Kanpur and Defence Services Staff College Wellington. He has 25 years of service in Defence with vast experience in Software Project Management, Technology Management in a Telecommunication and IT environment and Training. Projects executed include a War Gaming Model for Airborne operations, Decision Support System for career management of officers of Army and Y2K projects at Defence HQ. He was Head of Dept at Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engg, Secunderabad and Faculty in College of Military Engg, Pune. He was a visiting professor at Army War College Mhow, Defence Services Staff College Wellington and Institute of Armament Technology Pune. Served as GM (Technical) of Defence Forces at Ladakh (JandK), Assistant Military Secretary (Automation) at Defence HQ, New Delhi and Head Technical Wing for Parachute Brigade of Indian Army. Presently he is serving as Professor and Chairperson, Dept of CSE at Amrita School of Engineering and is a Visiting Professor at Amrita School of Business at Ettimadai (Coimbatore), Bengaluru and Kochi. He is an adjunct faculty of State University of New York, Buffalo. He is Chairman Board of Studies for the Undergraduate and Post Graduate Programs in Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Interest Areas: 

Agent Based Modeling of Financial Markets.

Dr. RAGHU IYER 

MBA (Marketing and Finance; Faculty of Management, University of Delhi); MBA (Quantitative Management University of Houston, Texas, USA; Ph.D. (Decision and Information Sciences; University of Houston, USA)

Professor

e-mail:- ks_raghuiyer@cb.amrita.edu

He was the Resident Director at OHIO University Christ College (OUCC) Academy for Management Education, Bengaluru (2007-2008). As a Senior Professor he taught Statistics and Operations Management at OUCC and also directed the Placement efforts and External Corporate Relations. Dr. Iyer has also taught in leading US Business Schools for over 10 years (Rutgers Business School, New Jersey and University of Houston College of Business Administration, USA) and has an excellent blend of academic teaching/research experience combined with over 15 years corporate experience in many Fortune 500 companies in USA (ATandT, Bell Laboratories, Lucent, Philips, Aventis and Sanofi).

Interest Areas: 

Quantitative Methods, Business Analytics, Project Management, Quality Management, Operations Management, and MIS.

PRASHANT R. NAIR,

BE (ECE), PGDM (ASB-C)

Vice-Chairman - Information Technology, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore

e-mail:- prashant@amrita.edu

Over a decade of teaching, training, consultancy, research and academic administration experience in the Information Technology department at Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore. A rank holder from the third batch of Amrita School of Business. Has taught in academic Programs in USA and Europe at University of California, San Diego and Sofia University, Bulgaria as an Erasmus Mundus fellow. Has about 15 publications in leading journals, books and conferences. Is presently pursuing his Ph.D in the inter-disciplinary field of Enterprise Computing. Is on the program committee of several international conferences including the World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Sciences held annually at Las Vegas and IADIS WWW/Internet in Europe.

Is very active in various national professional bodies and industry associations. Positions currently held include Secretary of Computer Society of India (CSI), Coimbatore chapter; Treasurer of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)Tamil Nadu region and Member of the ICT panel of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Has participated in Induction Training Programs for Infosys and Wipro. Has organized several events including one of the first international conferences in Cloud Computing in India along with IBM, CSI 25th National Student Convention and regional contest of 31st ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Asia Pacific region. ACM ICPC is the largest programming contest in the world. Since 2008, is serving Amrita University, a university of 5 campuses, 14 schools and over 200 departments as the Accreditation Officer. AMRITA was awarded 'A' grade for all its Programs and campuses by NAAC, the statutory quality assurance agency for universities of the Government of India in 2009.

Interest Areas: 

Enterprise Computing, IT tools for Supply Chain Management, MIS, Software Engineering, and Strategic Management of Information Systems.

J. SHRI KRISHNAN,

B.Sc., DCPA (National Computing Center, UK)

PGDCS Executive-Training, ICTS, Amrita School of Engineering.

e-mail:- j_shrikrishnan@cb.amrita.edu

Over 5 years of teaching experience in School of Engineering and School of Business. Cisco-Sun certified Instructor for teaching Java Technologies in Cisco Networking Academies. Involved in the management of computer labs, recruitment, and training of teaching staff for Amrita schools.

Courses taught include Object Oriented Programming using Java, Database Management Systems.

Interest Areas: 

Object Oriented Software Engineering, Object Oriented Modeling using Design Patterns, Software Project Management, Database Management Systems, Enterprise Computing, Infusing Technology in Education.