The Department actively promotes research andprovides the faculty and students with opportunities to delve into high-quality research projects, and sponsorships projects, leading to research publications, articles and book chapters.

  1. Dr. Purushothaman A was the co-ordinator for the workshop on “ CMOS Mixed Circuit RF VLSI Design” at IIT, Kharagpur during 19-25 September.
  2. Dr. Purushothaman A was also an invited speaker for the FDP on “VLSI Design Fundamentals and Advanced” at College of Engineering, Perumon during July 20-25.
  3. Dr. Ramesh B was an invited speaker for the FDP on “VLSI Design Fundamentals and Advanced” at College of Engineering, Perumon during July 20-25. He delivered a talk on “ VLSI Tesing”.


Award of Excellence- Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

For the outstanding contributions that are made by our faculty in research and academics, they have been conferred with various recognitions as listed below:

  • Dr. Sundar Gopal(2014) and Br. Karthi(2013)  received for Journal Publications
  • Dr. Bhibhu Datta (2015):  For having received funding of Rs. 153.7 Lakhs towards research.
  • Dr. Rajesh Kannan : 2011  - For having received various funded projects.
                                : 2013 - 'IEEE Outstanding Branch Counselor and Advisor Award' from IEEE, NJ, USA
  • Br. Karthi (2011): Towards coaching students appearing for GATE.

Reviewer/Editor for reputed journals and conferences

  • Dr. Shaikshavali C is a reviewer for many journals and conferences such as:
    • Reviewer for Journals
      1. Signal processing,
      2. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
    • Reviewer for Conferences
      1. European Control Conference
      2. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
      3. American Control Conference
      4. World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control
  • Dr. Bibhudatta Sahoo is the reviewer for some of the International Journals and conferences such as :
    • Reviewer for Journals:
      1. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems - I (TCAS I),
      2. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – II (TCAS II)
    • Reviewer for Conferences:
      1. 27th International Conference on VLSI Design,IIT Mumbai, 2014,
      2. 18th National Conference on Communications (NCC), 2012, IIT Kharagpur.
    • Editor
      1. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems - I (TCAS II)
  • Dr. Purushothaman A is also a reviewer for journals such as:
    • Reviewer for Journals:
      1. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems.,
      2. IEEE Transactions on VLSI
      3. Circuits, systems and Signal processing, Springer.

Other Category

Dr. Shaikshavali C is a member of a couple of Local organizing committee such as IEEE International Conference on Control and Fault-Tolerant Systems, 2013, Nice, France. IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, 2014, Antibes, France.

In 2015, two of our faculty members, Mr. Athul Shaji and Ms. Gayathri N have received Vishwesaraya Scholarship for research offered by Department of Electronics and Information Technology and Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

Dr. Nithin Nagraj, has the prestigious position of Adjunct faculty (Honorary), School of Natural Sciences and Engineering, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore (July 2012 - current).

Dr. Nithin Nagraj is also the reviewer for numerous International Journals and Transactions such as:

  • IEEE Transactions (Image Processing; Information Forensics & Security)
  • European Physics Journal
  • International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos
  • Journal of Theoretical Biology, of Information Sciences (Elsevier)
  • CSIT (Computer Science and Information Technology)(Springer)
  • CHAOS (American Institute of Physics)
  • CNSNS (Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation) (Elsevier),
  • International Journal of Imaging
  • EURASIP Journal of Information Security
  • ActaApplicandae, Mathematicae (Springer)
  • Computers and Mathematics with Applications (Elsevier)
  • Mathematical Problems in Engineering (Hindawi)
  • Journal of Franklin Institute (Elsevier) and
  • Journal of Information Sciences (Elsevier)

Dr. Nithin Nagraj received the prestigious award – "Rapid Grant for Young Investigators" (RGYI), from Dept. of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Tech., Govt. of India during 2010-2013.

Mr. Rajesh Kannan was appointed as the reviewer of the conference GHTC (Global Humanitarian Technology Conference)-2012. He was been also awarded the "Outstanding Branch Counselor" given by IEEE Kerala Section in 2012.

Dr. Sundar Gopal, Dr. Nithin Nagraj, and Bri. Remya, were awarded the "Certificate of Recognition" by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham for publishing in International Journals during the academic year 2011 (July 2011 – May 2012) .

IEEE Kerala Section has bestowed a "Special Recognition Award" on Mr. Rajesh Kannan in 2011. Dr. Sundar Gopal, Dr. Nithin Nagraj, Mr. Karthi B. and Mr. Ramesh Bhakthavatchalu received "Certificate of Recognition for contribution to research" in Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in 2011.

Mr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam received the "Outstanding Contribution to Technical Projects Award" given by IEEE Kerala Section in 2009.

Funded Projects

  1. "Bandpass Delta-Sigma - ADC for Multi-standard Wireless Application", funded by Analog Devices India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India with project grand of Rs. 8 Lakhs, PI : Dr. Bibu Dutta Sahoo .

  2. "Development of a high resolution Hybrid Superconductor and Semiconductor ADC", funded by HypresInc, New York, USA, with an assistance of Rs. 43 lakhs, PI : Dr. Bibu Dutta Sahoo .

  3. "Mathematical modeling of population dynamics of Drosophila Melanogaster", funded by Department of Bio-technology, Govt. of India. The project is being carried out by Dr. Nithin Nagraj (in collaboration with IISER Pune) with a funding amount of Rs. 6.38 Lakhs, PI : Dr. Nithin Nagraj.

  4. IEEE Standards Education Committee, NJ, USA funded prjects, PI : Mr. Rajesh Kannan
    • Comparative Study and Implementation of JPEG & JPEG2000 Standards for Satellite Meteorological Imaging Controller in HDL.

    • Wireless Gadget for Home-bound Patients (using IEEE standard1073 for Medical Device Communications).

    • Intelligent Home Navigation System (IHNS) for the elderly and the physically challenged (with a grant US $7520).

    • Assistive Technology for Pregnant Women Health Care: Rural, Mobile Ultrasound Scan System ($800).
  5. Along with this Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has funded a project named "Robo Coconut Tree Climber".



  • "Method and apparatus for segmenting structure in CT Angiography" , US PAT# 7, 676, 257, issued on March 9, 2010, Co-Inventor: Dr. Nithin Nagraj.

  • "Graph extraction labelling and visualization", US PAT# 7, 719, 533, issued on May 18, 2010, Lead-inventor: Dr. Nithin Nagraj.