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Head of the Department

Dr. K. Dhanalakshmi

Email: hodice@nitt.edu, dhanlak@nitt.edu

Smart-materials based transducers, Structronics, Soft Mechatronics, Assistive Technology, Structural Health Monitoring, Energy Harvesting

Heads of the Department - Previous

Name Duration
Dr.P.Ramkrishna Rao Sep 1993 - Dec 1995
Dr.N.Kalyanansundaram Dec 1995 - Aug 1996
Dr.S.Palani Aug 1996 - June 2000
Dr.M.Umapathy June 2000 - Feb 2004
Prof.G.R.Bennet Feb 2004 - Dec 2004
Dr.K.K.AnilKumar Dec 2004 - Oct 2006
Dr.M.Umapathy Oct 2006 - Dec 2009
Dr.A.Ramakalyan Dec 2009 - Nov 2012
Dr.S.Arul Daniel Nov 2012 - May 2013
Dr.N.Sivakumaran May 2013 - Sep 2013
Dr.S.Sundarrajan Sep 2013 - Oct 2013
Dr.N.Sivakumaran Nov 2013 - Oct 2016
Dr. B. Vasuki Nov 2016 - Oct 2019
Dr. G. Uma Oct 2019 - Nov 2021

Professor HAG

Dr. M. Umapathy

Sensors and Actuators, Instrumentation System Design, MEMS, Smart Materials, Energy Harvesting, Modeling and Control of Smart Structures, Sliding Mode Control


Dr. K. Dhanalakshmi

Smart-materials based transducers, Structronics, Soft Mechatronics, Assistive Technology, Structural Health Monitoring, Energy Harvesting


Dr. Ramakalyan Ayyagari

Mathematical Control Theory, Algorithms & Computational Complexity, Cyber-Physical Systems


Dr. N. Sivakumaran

Process Control & Instrumentation, Intelligent Systems, Biomedical Instrumentation

 Dr. G. UMA

Dr. G. Uma

MEMS, Sensors and Actuators, Instrumentation System Design, Energy Harvesting, Biomedical Instrumentation, Process Control


Dr. B. Vasuki

Interval Analysis, Instrumentation Systems and Control Engineering


Dr. K. Srinivasan

Process Control, Network Control Systems


Dr. D. Ezhilarasi

Vibration Energy Harvesting, Higher order Sliding mode Control, Model Reference adaptive control, lower limb Exoskeleton, Modeling and control of UAV, System Identification

Associate Professors


Prof.Goldin R Bennet

Measurement System Design, Harnessing solar energy, Product Design and Development

Assistant Professors


Dr. S. Narayanan

PID Control Design, Control Engineering


Dr. V. Sridevi

Process Control and Instrumentation, Embedded Systems, System Identification, Wireless Sensor Network

Dr. Geetha C

Design and development of passive wireless RFID sensors, Microwaves, Antenna design, Biomedical Instrumentation, Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) and Electromagnetic Non-Destructive Evaluation  



Dr. R. Periyasamy

Biomedical Instrumentation,Biomedical signal and Image processing, Postural analysis, Optical spectroscopy based instrumentation device development for biomedical diagnostic applications and Industrial application

Dr. P. A. Karthick

Biomedical Instrumentation, Human Machine Interface, Neural and neuromuscular Signal Processing, Learning Algorithms  

Dr. Shiraz Sohail

Sensor, Measurement, Electronic Instrumentation  


Dr. Sri Ram Shankar R

Optical Instrumentation, Precision Mechatronics, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Nanometrology, Dynamic modeling and Control



Dr Rahul Kumar Sharma

Fractional-Order Systems, Sliding Mode Control