Dr. Natarajan S


Dr S.Natarajan has five decades of experience spanning Research and Development and Teaching. He has 140+ research articles in reputed Conferences and Journals. He has guided 7 Research Scholars towards PhD. He is also reviewer of Journal articles of IEEE, Springer and Elsevier. During the initial 5 years he was involved in Software development for Missile Technology at Defence Research and Development Laboratory, Hyderabad .This was followed by nearly three decades of work at National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in Software Development for both Satellite and Aircraft. Apart from these, he was Project Manager of Ground Control Point Library for High Resolution Satellites as well as Deputy Project Director for Large Scale Mapping for the entire country. These two Projects were executed for the first time in India. He then entered Academic Field. He was Professor and key Resource Person in the Department of Information Science and Engineering for 10 years at PES Institute of Technology at Bangalore. Currently he is Professor and Key Resource Person in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at PES University. He has conducted three International Conferences in Content Based Image and Video Retrieval.

Computer Science


Qualification Institution Year
Ph. D JNTU 2003

Designation Institution From To
Professor PES University 2006 Till Date
Scientist 'SG' NRSC, ISRO 1977 2004
  • Dept Academic Committee
  • Doctoral Research/Selection/Evaluation Committee
  • Ph.D Advisor

Responsibilities Held
  • Large Scale Mapping (LSM) for major towns across India
  • Development of Ground Control Point (GCP) library for 3000 locations spread across India for Cartosat Missions
Expertise / list of subjects handled
  • Data Mining
  • Database Management Systems
  • Algorithms for Information Retrieval
  • Fuzzy Logic, Digital Image Processing
Research Interest
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Geographic Information Systems

Research Guidance
  • Guided 7 Research Scholars towards PhD
  • A Vinay, Aditya Lokesh,Vinayaka R Kamath, K N B Murty, S Natarajan, “Enhancement of Degraded CCTV footage for forensic Analysis” , International Conference on Innovative Computing and Communications (ICICC) , Jan 2021
  • MalaikaVijay ,NandagopalNetrakantiVinayak, , MaanviNunna, Subramanyam Natarajan. “Real-Time Driver Drowsiness Detection using Facial Action Units”,2020 25th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) Milan, Italy, Jan 10-15, 2021

  • Gagana B, S Natarajan, Hyperparameter optimisation for Capsule Networks, EAI Endorsed Transactions on Cloud Systems, 2019
  • Shreekanth M. Prabhu, Natarajan Subramanyam and Rhythm Girdhar, Containing COVID-19 Pandemic using Community Detection, IOCER 2020, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 1797 (2021) 012008

  • A. Vinay, B. Gagana, Vinay S. Shekhar, Vasudha S. Shekar, K. N. Balasubramanya Murthy, S. Natarajan, Face Recognition Using the Novel Fuzzy-GIST Mechanism”, Proceedings of International Conference on Cognition and Recognition, online September 2017, pp 397-406
  • Apoorva K H, Dhanya Raghu, Anjana Anil Kumar, Dr. S Natarajan ,” Trajectory Forecasting of Entities using Advanced Deep Learning Techniques”, ICACCP 2017 , Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim , 8-10, September, 2017