Research Activities

Research Department

 The Department of ECE has been recognized as research center by Anna University since 2015.
 Currently 13 external scholars and 4 internal scholars are pursuing their Ph.D., under various supervisors in the Department.
 There are four major research groups in the Department.

Signal Processing

VLSI Design

RF, Networking and Communication

Embedded System Design

The research activities done by our faculty are published in SCI/Scopus indexed Journals (IET, Springer, Elsevier, Wiley etc.) and also submitted as project proposal in various funding agencies
Our faculty members are having expertise in the following areas to do consultancy related work in industry. Based on their experience they can be able to identify the problems pertaining to the process in industry and also they can provide feasible solution for solving real time problems in industry.

Design and Testing of VLSI circuits, Optimization of DFT, DIST architecture.

Design of Machine vision system for detecting the wrong position of chamfer in flywheel with respect to industry benchmark standard

Design of low power digital circuit and high speed analog circuit with a good proficiency in Xilinx ISE Suite, FPGA Boards and Cadence EDA Tool.

Design of Artificial Intelligence techniques to detect and diagnose faults in industrial equipment.

Development of Image processing algorithm for object recognition and classification, Security enhancement using biometric system.

Medical image/signal processing, computer/machine vision, image/video signal processing, data analysis, noise reduction

Recognized Supervisors

S.No Name of the faculty with Designation University Recognition Number No of scholars currently under the supervisor No of scholars completed under the supervisor
1 Dr.R.Sudhakar Professor & Head/ECE 2340376 3 7
2 Dr.V.K.Sudha Professor 2540058 2 -
3 Dr. B.Kannapiran Professor 3540003 - -
4 Dr.K.N.Vijeyakumar Associate Professor 2330285 7 1
5 Dr. N. Saravanakumar Associate Professor 2740156 3 -
6 Dr. K. Mohaideen Abdul Kadhar Assistant Professor (SG) 2930013 1 -
7 Dr. S. Bharathi Assistant Professor (SS) 2330285 - -

External Scholars

S.No

Candidate Name & Designation

Presently working Institution/ Industry

Supervisor

Year of Registration

Title of the Research Work

Year of completion

1

Mr.V.Ayyem Pillai Professor Dept. of ECE, Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engg. & Tech., Hyderabad.

Dr. R. Sudhakar

Professor&Head,ECE

2007

Investigations into Performance complexity tradeoffs of capacity maximising mimo antenna Selection algorithms

2014

2

Ms. T. R. Rajalakshmi
AP/ECE
Faculty School of Engineering,
Dhayanandhasagar University,
Bengaluru.

2009

Analysis of single event upset in CNTFET SRAM Cell with the development of detection circuitry

2017

3

Ms. C. Thirumaraiselvi AP/ECE Sri Krishna college of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore.

2010

Certain Investigations on VLSI Architecture for Two Dimensional Discrete Wavelet Transform and Entropy Coder

2018

4

Mr. K. Ragesh Krishnan
AP/CSE
Amirtha Viswa Vidhyapeetham University, Coimbatore.

2010

Certain Investigations on Classification of Liver Disorders from Ultrasound Images

2019

5

Mr. A. Senthilvel
Assistant Executive Engineer (O&M)
Tamilnadu Electricity Board, Pollachi

Dr. K.N.Vijeyakumar
Associate Professor,ECE

2015

Efficient Design of Solar Power Plant Using Soft Computing Techniques and FPGA

2021

Internal Scholars

S.No

Candidate Name & Designation

Year of Registration

Supervisor Name

Title of the Research Work

Year of completion

1

Dr. V. K. Sudha
Associate Professor

2008

Dr. R.Sudhakar

Professor&Head,ECE

Certain algorithms for Compression of Volumetric medical Images

2014

2

Dr. J. Amudha
Assistant Professor(SG)

2009

Certain Investigations on Algorithms for Restoration of Digital Images

2018

3

Dr. S. Bharathi
Assistant Professor (SS)

2010

Certain Investigations of Hand Vein Based Multimodal Biometrics

2019

External Scholars

S.No

Candidate Name & Designation

Presently working Institution/ Industry

Supervisor

Year of Registration

Title of the Research Work

Current Status

1

Mr. J. Dhanansekar
AP/ECE
Sri Eshwar College of Engineering, Coimbatore.

Dr. V. K. Sudha
Professor,ECE

2016

ASIC Implementation of RRAM by adiabatic Logic for low power applications.

Confirmation Received

2

Mr.D.Kumar,AP/ECE PA College of Engineering and Technology, Pollachi

2015

Image Encryption with lossless / Lossy Compression

Confirmation Received

3

Mr. D. Silambarasan Anna University Regional Centre, Coimbatore

Dr.K.N.Vijeyakumar
Associate Professor,ECE

2015

High speed residue system for cryptography applications

Confirmation Received

4

Mr. S. Maragatharaj Knowledge Institute of Technology
Kakapalayam
Chennai

2016

Design of massive input multi output low power variable digital filter banks for ultra wide band spectrum sensing in cognitive radio systems.

Confirmation Received

5

Mr.P.Nelson Kingsley Joel,
AP/ECE
Sri Ranganathan Engineering College, Coimbatore.

2015

Implementation of Efficient Algorithms for Removal of Noises in Digital Images

Confirmation Received

6

Mr R. Lenin Raja
AP/ECE
Sri Vidhya College of Engg. & Tech., Virudhunagar.

2015

An Enhanced switching technique for reducing power consumption using multi dynamic node

Doing Course work

7

Mr.S.Nagarajan
Assistant Engineer
Tamilnadu Electricity Board, Devanurpudur, Pollachi

2015

 

Design of Bidirectional Switched Boost Converter for Efficient over Flow in AC/DC Hybrid Microgrid

Confirmation Received

8

Ms. P. Gnanambikai,
Lecturer(SG)/ECE
Nachimuthu Polytechnic College, Pollachi

2016

Design of Efficient VLSI architecture for image De-Noising

Confirmation Received

9

Mr. N. Shankar
Assistant Professor II
Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam.

Dr.N.Saravanakumar
Associate Professor,ECE

2016

Development of Control Techniques to Mitigate the effect of Partial Shading in PV Arrays

Confirmation Received

10

Mr.S.Manivannan
Assistant Professor II
Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam

2017

Performance Analysis of Multiphase Multilevel Matrix Converter fed Induction Motor Drive with more Phase legs by using various Pulse width Modulation Techniques

Confirmation Received

11

Mr.K.Sedhuramalingam
Assistant Professor
Sree Sakthi Engineering College, Coimbatore.

2017

Certain Investigations on Network Issues for secured Data Storage in Cloud Computing

Confirmation Received

Internal Scholars

S.No

Candidate Name & Designation

Year of Registration

Supervisor Name

Title of the Research Work

Current Status

1

Ms.R.Sherine Jenny
Assistant Professor(SS)

2018

Dr.R.Sudhakar

Professor&Head,ECE

Side channel attack resistant secure implementation of block ciphers

Confirmation Received

2

Ms. T. Sathiyapriya
Assistant Professor

2021

Design and Development of Energy Harvesting Rectenna for Batteryless IoT Devices

Doing Course work

3

Mr.V.Gurunathan
Assistant Professor

2021

Blockchain Based Multimodal Biometric System

Doing Course work

4

Ms.K.Saranya,
Assistant Professor

2016

Dr.K.N.Vijeyakumar
Associate Professor,ECE

ASIC implementation of Efficient reversible arithmetic processing units for signal processing and cryptographic applications

Confirmation Received

5

Mr. J. Senthilkumar
Assistant Professor

2021

Dr.K.Mohaideen Abdul Kadhar

Certain Investigation on Design Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks

Doing Course work

Consultancy

S.No

Team Members

Name of the Consultancy Activity

Year

Client Organization

Fund Amount (Rs)

1

Dr. R. Sudhakar
Dr. K. N. Vijeyakumar
Mr. E. Vinoth
Mr. K. R. Gokul Anand
Implementation of Image Smoothening and Scaling HDL model on Spartan- 6 FPGA

2019-20

Embdes Engineering Solutions Pvt Ltd.,Bangalore

48,000

2

Dr. K. Mohaideen Abdul Kadhar  Machine Vision based Fault Detection System in Fly wheel Machining Line

2018-19

Sakthi Auto Component Limited

80,000

3

Dr. K. N. Vijeyakumar  FPGA Implementation of de-noising algorithms for image processing

2018-19

Kalaignar Karunanidhi Institute of Technology, Coimbatore

4,720

4

Dr. K. N. Vijeyakumar Arithmetic unit design

2017-18

Sri Ranganathar College of Engineering , Coimbatore

1,940

5

Dr. K. N. Vijeyakumar Memory design

2017-18

SRM University, Chennai

9,314

6

Ms. D. Reka
Ms. T. Sathiyapriya
Antenna Tuning

2017-18

Emdes Technologies

7

Mr. K. Dhinesh
Ms. T. Sathiyapriya
Antenna Characterization

2017-18

Emdes Technologies

Funded Projects

S.No

PI/Co-PI

Name of the Project

Year

Funding Agency

Fund Amount (Rs)

1

Dr. K. N. Vijeyakumar
Dr.N.Saravanakumar
Ms.S.Kalaiselvi
High End Analog IC Design
2020-22

ISRO, Bangalore

20,04,000

2

Dr. M.Senthilarasi

Dr. S.Bharathi

Implementation of a Machine learning technique for enhancing safety at Public Women-only spaces
2021-23

DST-SEED, Science and Technology for Women

14,37,344

3

Dr. V. K. Sudha Green energy based vegetable preservator controlled through IOT
2018-19

Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology

28,000

4

Dr. V. K. Sudha Raspberry Pi controlled smarth switching through IOT
2017-18

Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology

9,480

5

Dr. K. Mohaideen Abdul Kadhar

Mr. G. Anand

Classification of brain wave signals

2017-18

Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology

21,680

6

Dr. R. Sudhakar
Ms. T. Sathyapriya
Mr. V. Gurunathan
Design of compact microwave circuit components using novel DGS and its application

2017-18

Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology

9,115

7

Ms. V. K. Sudha Real time signal processing of the Electrical activity of the human brain for early Detection of Alzheimer’s disease (RPS)

2008-10

AICTE

5.4 Lakhs

8

Ms. T. Sathiyapriya Battery-free IOT devices based on RF Energy harvesting technique

2019-20

TNSCST – Student Project Scheme

7,500

9

Ms. S. Sugunavathy Reconfigurable Microstrip Patch Antenna

2018-19

TNSCST – Student Project Scheme

7,500

Other Grants

S.No

Faculty Members

Name of the Activity

Year

Funding Agency

Fund Amount (Rs)

1

Dr. K. N. Vijeyakumar FDP titled “Network Security and CMOS Mixed Signal Architectures”

2019-20

AICTE

4,74,000

2

Dr.R.Sudhakar Mr.B.Kishore FDP titled “Acquisition Analysis and Digital Processing of Medical Images” 2011-12 CSIR

30,000

3

Dr.R.Sudhakar  Mr.B.Kishore FDP titled “Acquisition Analysis and Digital Processing of Medical Images” 2011-12 DRDO

25,000

4

Dr.R.Sudhakar Mr.B.Kishore FDP titled “Transmission lines and Waveguides” 2010-11 Anna university of Technology-Coimbatore

30,000

5

Dr.R.Sudhakar Mr.J.Rangarajan Up-gradation of Networks Laboratory (MODROBS) 2009-10 AICTE

8.5 Lakhs

6

Dr.R.Sudhakar SDP Titled “Application of wavelets and soft computing techniques for power quality analysis” 2009-10 AICTE

1.55 Lakhs

7

Ms.V.K.Sudha FDP titled “Signals and Systems” 2007-08 Anna university, Chennai

25,000

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