Faculty Profile

 

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Personal Details

Dr. N. Santhiyakumari,​​ BE,​​ M.Tech.,Ph.D.,

ECE HoD

Professor & Head of ECE​​ 

Department of​​ Electronics and Communication​​ Engineering

Knowledge Institute of Technology, Salem - 637 504. India.

Ph:​​ +91-​​ ​9994053679

Email id:​​ [email protected]​​ ,santhiyarajee@rediffmail.com​​ 

 

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Areas of Specialization

Digital Image Processing

 

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Subjects Taught

UG

PG

Digital Image Processing

Neural Networks and its Applications

Wireless Communication

High Performance Communication​​ 

Networks

Signals and Systems

Digital Image Processing​​ 

Communication Theory

Data Communication and Networks

Computer Networks

Digital Imaging

High Speed Networks

Machine Learning Techniques

Telecommunication Switching & Networks

 

Data Communication

 

 

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Academic Background

Degree

Specialization

Name of the Institute

University​​ 

Month and​​ 

Year of Passing

Ph.D.

Bio-Medical Image Processing

K.S.Ransamy College of Technology,Tiruchengode

Anna​​ University

Dec, 2008

M.Tech

Advance Communica

tion Systems

SASTRA,

Thanjavore

SASTRA

University

Dec, 2002

B.E.

Electronics & Communication Engg

Govt College of Engg, Salem

Madras​​ University

May, 1997

 

 

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Work Experience as on​​ November​​ 2020

Name of the Institution

Position

From

To

Knowledge Institute of Technology

 Professor & Head

03.05.2010

Present

K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology

Professor

01.07.2008

30.04.2010

K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology

Assistant​​ Professor

10.07.2004

30.06.2008

K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology

Senior Lecturer​​ 

01.07.2003

30.06.2004

K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology

Lecturer

02.06.1997

30.06.2003

Total Experience

23​​ Years

5 Months

Teaching

23​​ Years

5 Months

Research

16​​ Years

5 Months

Admini​​ stration

10​​ Years

5 Months

 

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Research Publications

Total Number of Publications

International Journal

National Journal

International Conference

National Conference

Total

43

-

49

48

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Recent Publications (Journals)

SCI INDE X

SCI INDEX EXPANDED

SCOPUS

WOS

GOOGLE SCHOLAR

7

5

11

5

27

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  • Research Gate Profile       :​​ https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Santhiya_Kumari2

Recent Publications (Conferences)

SCOPUS

WOS

GOOGLE SCHOLAR

13

5

36

 

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Memberships in Professional Bodies

S.No.

Name of the Professional Body

1

Institute of​​ Electrical and​​ Electronics​​ Engineers​​ (IEEE) -​​ 90550815

2

Indian​​ Society for​​ Technical Education (ISTE)​​ –​​ LM42849

3

Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers​​ (IETE)-​​ M-217687

4

The Institution of Engineers (India) IE(I)​​ –​​ F-1202762

 

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Programs Organised

1

As a​​ Technical Club Coordinator​​ of ECE conducted​​ Various Events and Value added​​ courses for the students to enhance their knowledge in industry verticals from​​ May 2011​​ to till date

2

As a​​ IEEE Student Branch Counsellor​​ of KIOT organised​​ Various activities from​​ June 2011​​ to till date,​​ Very Recent IEEE CBE​​ Hub Congress​​ Conducted @ KIOT

3

As a​​ Women Empowerment Cell​​ Coordinator of KIOT organised programs​​ for lady community of KIOT from​​ 2010 to till date

4

As​​ a​​ INTEC​​ (Association) Coordinator​​ conducted​​ Technical/Nontechnical programs​​ for ECE students and National level Conferences and Symposium,​​ MAP EXPO/FAA/Tech Talk etc., from the Inception of the department​​ (2010)

5

As a​​ HRD Cell Coordinator​​ conducted programs from​​ 2010 to 2018​​ for faculty of​​ KIOT

6

As a​​ College Cultural Events coordinator​​ conducted different events for all annual days of KIOT​​ 

 

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Highlights of Major Contributions

1

As a coordinator going to organize​​ the​​ AICTE Sponsored Faculty​​ Development​​ Program​​ on​​ “Internet of Things, Principles, Paradigms and applications” in Feb 2021

2

Coordinated and​​ organizing​​ the AICTE Sponsored STTP on “Application of Artificial Intelligence Techniques in overcoming the challenges of Healthcare Industry”​​ in 2020 -2021

3

As a​​ HOD and Supervisor:​​ Department of ECE is Recognized as an​​ Anna University research centre​​ in 2016

4

As a Supervisor for project title ​​ " Hearing Aid through teeth Nerves"​​ Won II Prize in the​​ MSME & ISTE National level Project Contest (2015) and Approved for MSME funding (2016) of Rs.6.5 Lakhs from MSME, IISC COE,​​ Bangalore

5

Acted as​​ NBA and NAAC​​ Coordinator from June 2009 to till Date

6

Coordinated and​​ organized​​ the AICTE Sponsored Faculty​​ Development​​ Program on​​ “Advances in Medical imaging using Computational Intelligence “​​ in​​ August 2013

7

Coordinated and​​ organized​​ the AICTE Sponsored Seminar on “Intellectual Key For Engineering Appliances Using Embedded Systems”​​ on​​ ‘Advances in Medical imaging using Computational Intelligence”​​ in​​ Oct 2013.

8

Completed​​ AICTE sponsored Research Promotion Scheme​​ under the title of​​ “ Implementation of Medical Decision Making System for Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease Analysis”​​ as a​​ Principal Investigator from May 2013 to May 2016

9

As a​​ Board of Studies Member​​ for Faculty of Information and Communication Engineering,​​ Anna University, Chennai for Regulation 2013

10

As a​​ head for Knowldege Business Incubator​​ : KIOT​​ is Recognized as​​ Business Incubator (BI) / Host institute (HI)​​ for implementation of the scheme “Support for Entrepreneurial and Managerial Development of SMEs” through Incubator in the year​​ 2016​​ with an approval of Rs.66.5 lakhs​​ for​​ 10​​ ideas for the duration of 4 Years

 

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Training Programmes Attended

1

E-Sim Faculty workshop​​ “IOT series”​​ conducted by IIT-B

2

ATAL Incubation Centre and Pondicherry Engineering college foundation organized online webinar on​​ “How to conduct online class to students”

3

Webinar on​​ “Introduction to ML & ML Pipeline Publication”

4

Webinar on​​ “Virtual Interview on J.Sujith Kumar”​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem.

5

Webinar on​​ “Use of Technology in Education & Content development​​ Organized by Yogendra Paul.

6

Webinar on​​ “Business Marketing and Branding​​ Organized by Sathish Krishnan Muthu.​​ 

7

Webinar on​​ “Sustainable development Goals.

8

Webinar on​​ “Understand your Personality and make your Career Choice”​​ Babu Rangarajan Organized by​​ Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem.

9

Webinar on​​ “Developing and Thinking Ability”​​ Dr.Babu Rangarajan Organized by​​ Knowledge "Institute of Technology,Salem on 17.04.2020.

10

Webinar on​​ “A Brand New Lecture Series from NPTEL”​​ Organized by NPTEL on 13.04.2020.

11

Webinar​​ “Digital Personal Branding for MBA”​​ ​​ Organized by Knowledge Business School on 17.04.2020

12

Webinar on​​ “How to crack the Personal Interview”​​ Organized by FACE Pulse on 22.04.2020. ​​ 

13

Webinar on​​ “Understanding your Children at 15-22 age”​​ Babu Rangarajan Organized by​​ Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 26.04.2020.

14

Webinar on​​ “Development Thinking Abilities Relevant for Engineering”​​ Organized by FACE Pulse on 28.04.2020. ​​ 

15

Webinar on​​ “CONFIDENCE-A Complete Mental Health Program during Pandemic COVID-19” Dr.Babu Rangarajan Organized by​​ Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 29.04.2020 & 30.04.2020.

16

Webinar on​​ “SIX SUTRAS TO BECOME MARKETING SUPER HERO”​​ Organized by​​ Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 02.05.2020

17

Webinar on​​ “Introduction to Machine Learning”​​ Organized by Amazon web Services (AWS) on 04.05.2020.

18

Webinar on​​ Dos and Don'ts During Recruitment Process After Covid-19

​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,​​ Salem on 04.05.2020 .

19

Webinar on “Design Thinking for Engineers-How do you teach these principles in your class for Engineeers?” Organized by​​ Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 08.05.2020

20

Webinar on​​ Industry expectations and IT REVOLUTION after covid'19

​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 07.05.2020 .

21

Webinar on “SEE YOU on TOP”S.Mohan,Academy Excellence Organized by​​ Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 07.05.2020

22

Webinar on​​ Future business & Scope of engineering jobs​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 08.05.2020​​ 

23

Webinar on​​ Core Industry expectations after covid'19​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 09.05.2020​​ 

24

Webinar on​​ “Basics of Business and finance of Core Industry”​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of​​ Technology,Salem on 11.05.2020​​ 

25

Webinar on “Exploring outcome based education and NBA Process”​​ Organized by KIOT,Salem from 07.05.2020 to 13.05.2020

26

Webinar on “AICTE Exam Reforms”​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem from 14.05.2020 to 18.05.2020

27

Webinar on​​ “From Caterpillar to Butterfly”​​ Mr.C.K.Kumaravel Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem from 21.05.2020

28

Webinar on “Agility as Leadership Competence of the Turbulent Times”​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem from 23.05.2020

29

Webinar on​​ “Knowledge Outreach 2020(Digital Marketing)”​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem from 25.05.2020.

30

Webinar on​​ “Come out Comfort Zone Hit the Target”​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem from 25.05.2020.

31

Webinar on​​ “Opportunities & Challenges in the Disruptive World for the Budding Professional”​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,​​ Salem from 27.05.2020.

32

Webinar on “E-Content Development Awareness Workshop”​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem from 28.05.2020 to 31.05.2020.

33

Webinar on “Covid 19 Post Lock Down Safety & Hygine Measures”​​ P.Rajamohan Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem from 30.05.2020.

34

Webinar on “Happiness”​​ Dr.Babu Rangarajan Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem from 31.05.2020.

35

Webinar on “Restructing Engineering Education for Atmanirbhar Bharat”​​ Prof.Anil Shasrabuddhe Organized by AICTE,New Delhi from 07.06.2020.

36

Webinar on​​ “Material Preparation for Online Teaching and Online Delivery Strategies”​​ Dr.S.Bhaskar Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem from 16.06.2020 to 24.06.2020.

37

Webinar on​​ “Let it Burn”​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology-Women Empowerment Cell,Salem on 28.06.2020.

38

Webinar on​​ “NIRF 2020-What does it take to Excel?”​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 27.06.2020.

39

Webinar on​​ “Campus to Coporate”​​ Shasikanth Jayaraman Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 29.06.2020.

40

Webinar on​​ “ICT Academy-Virtual book launch Future of Education Nine Mega trends”​​ Organized by Sri M Venkayanayudu on 30.06.2020.

41

Webinar​​ “Learn to Design your own Solar Home System”​​ Organized by Energy Swaraj Foundation on 25.06.2020.

42

Webinar​​ “Passion is the Difference between having a Job or having a Career – Emerging Trends and Engineering Job Opportunities”​​ S.Chellakumar Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 03.07.2020

43

Webinar “Everyone can do Quality Research-Instrumentation for Research in Thermal Engineering”​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 04.07.2020

44

Webinar​​ “Time to Protect Ourselves from COVID-19”​​ ​​ Organized by Knowledge Institute of Technology,Salem on 05.07.2020

45

Ui Path -Skill-A-Thon 2020 on​​ “Step into Robotic Process Automation”,GUVI Tech.

46

AICTE ISTE sponsored Refresher program on​​ global environmental issues and challenges monitoring using geo graphic information​​ 25th​​ June 2018 to 30th​​ June 2018

47

AICTE Sponsored FDP on​​ Adaption of Computational Intelligent in Wireless communication systems and Network security​​ 4th​​ Dec 2017 to 17th​​ Dec 2017

48

As a Workshop Coordinator for

  • Foundation Program in ICT for Education​​ 3rd​​ Aug​​ 2017​​ to 19th​​ Sep​​ 2017.​​ 

Pedagogy for Online and Blended Teaching-Learning Process​​ 14th​​ Sep​​ 2017​​ to 8th​​ Oct​​ 2017

49

FDP on​​ CMOS, Mixed Signal RF, VLSI Design​​ from 30th​​ Jan​​ 2017​​ to 4th​​ Feb​​ 2017

50

IEEE FDP​​ Medical informatics extraction using soft computing techniques​​ in​​ 2016

51

Short Term Training Program on ​​ Technical Communication​​ 8th​​ Oct​​ 2015​​ to 5th​​ Dec​​ 2015​​ 

52

FDP on​​ Signals and Systems​​ from 2nd Jan​​ 2014​​ to 12th Jan​​ 2014

53

Completed the​​ "Academic Leadership Workshop"​​ organized by Wipro Technologies, Bangalore in​​ 2014

54

FDP on​​ Analog Electronics​​ 4th​​ Jun​​ 2013​​ to 14th​​ Jun​​ 2013

55

E-Sim Faculty workshop​​ “IOT series”​​ conducted by IIT-B

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Role & Responsibilities

1

Department Administration & Academic Activities

  • UG Programme

  • PG Programme M.E. [VLSI Design]

2

Department Overall Coordinator for all Clubs and Forums

3

Research Proposals & Funding

4

College NAAC Coordinator & Department NBA Coordinator

5

Coordinator for​​ Industry Supported Laboratory​​ :​​ Texas Instruments Innovation Lab, Gill Instruments Lab, National Instruments Lab, MTLC and Reliance Jio Info Commn

6

Women Empowerment Cell​​ Coordinator of​​ KIOT

7

IEEE Student Branch Counselor of KIOT

 

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Awards

1

Received​​ Certificate of Appreciation​​ for the tremendous effort and contribution as the​​ Session Chair of Track : Biomedical Engineering and Bioinformatics ​​ at the Full Virtual Conference​​ IEEE REGION 10 Symposium (TENSYMP) 2020​​ held during​​ 5t h -7t h June, 2020

2

Received​​ Certificate of Appreciation​​ for outstanding Contribution, Coordination and Participation during the “Global Student Solar Ambassadors“ Workshop organised globally on​​ OCT 2, 2019​​ to Commemorate the​​ 150th​​ Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

3

Received​​ Best IEEE Student Branch Counsellor​​ award​​ 2016​​ and​​ 2017​​ from​​ IEEE MAS,​​ Chennai

4

Received​​ Best Women Engineer​​ Award​​ 2016​​ from​​ IE(I), Salem Chapter

5

Received​​ Maharashtra State National Award​​ for the​​ best research work done​​ by​​ Teachers of Engineering Colleges​​ -​​ 2015​​ and​​ Cash prize ​​​​ in recognition of​​ outstanding work done in the area of Biomedical image Processing​​ organized by​​ ISTE at 45th annual national convention ​​​​ of ISTE on 10th January 2016 at HVPM's college of Engineering and Technology, Amravati, Maharashtra

6

Received​​ Certificate​​ of Appreciation​​ from​​ Texas Instruments​​ for the contribution in​​ TI design contest (2015)

7

Won outstanding faculty award by​​ Venus International Faculty Award​​ organized by  ​​​​ Venus International for the academic excellence in ​​ 2015

8

Recognized as an​​ Anna University​​ research centre for the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering,​​ Knowledge Institute of Technology, Salem in the year​​ 2016​​ as a​​ HOD and Supervisor.

9

Received​​ Certificate of appreciation​​ from​​ IEEE MAS​​ for conducting many activities for the consecutive​​ 8​​ years (2011 – 2019)​​ as a IEEE Student Branch Counsellor

10

Every year one​​ Project proposal have been selected as one among top 8 proposals​​ from all over​​ Tamilnadu​​ and won​​ appreciation award​​ with​​ cash prize​​ from​​ IEEE MAS​​ from​​ 2011 to 2018​​ as a supervisor of the project.

11

Received Achiever award from KIOT (2014, 2015, 2016 , 2017 and 2018) for contribution towards the growth of students career ​​ 

12

Received​​ certificate of recognition​​ from​​ Neuroradiology journal (Springer)​​ as an expert peer reviewer in​​ 2012

13

Awarded​​ as a​​ TOP 2% Student​​ award in SASTRA University​​ in the year​​ 2001(PG)

 

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Research Projects and Grants

 ​​ ​​​​ 1

Received grant of​​ Rs.​​ 10,63,650/- from​​ AICTE MODROBS – RURAL​​ under the title of​​ “Modernization and Removal of Obsolescence in Embedded laboratory Using Internet of Things ” as a Coordinator​​ from Sep 2019​​ to May 2022

​​ 2

Received grant of​​ Rs.​​ 12,93,210/- from​​ AICTE sponsored Research Promotion Scheme​​ under the title of​​ “ Implementation of Medical Decision Making System for Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease Analysis” as a Principal Investigator​​ from May 2013 to May 2016.

 

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Countries Visited 

Visited Thailand in 2016

 

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Professional Activities 

Editor in Journal

1

i-manager’s Journal of Electronics Engineers

2

i-manager’s Journal of Pattern Recognition

Reviewer in Journal

1

IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Information

2

Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence​​ (Springer)

3

Computer Methods In Biomechanics ​​ And Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization​​ (Springer)

4

Journal of Electronic Imaging​​ (Springer)

5

Signal, Image And Video Processing​​ (Springer)

6

IET journal of computer Vision

7

Journal of Medical Systems​​ (Springer)

8

Journal of Electronics and Electronics Letters​​ (Springer)

9

Journal of Neuroradiology (Springer)​​ 

10

i-manager’s Journal of Electronics Engineers

11

i-manager’s Journal of Pattern Recognition

12

Journal of International Medical Research

Reviewer in International Conferences

 ​​ ​​ ​​​​ 1

IEEE REGION 10 Symposium (TENSYM) 2020 - Biomedical Engineering and Bioinformatics - the Full Virtual Conference - 2020

 ​​ ​​ ​​​​ 2

IEEE International WIE Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (IEEE WIECON-ECE) 2016

 ​​ ​​ ​​​​ 3

IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Technologies (ICECCT)-2015