Dr. Manikandan J

professor

He is a Professor with CORI (Crucible of Research and Innovation), a center for interdisciplinary exploration and Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), at PES University. He gained rich exposure to design related to avionics and spacecraft systems during his stints as Project Trainee at Indian Space Research Organization and as a scientist at Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), DRDO Lab. He received IETE Biman Behari Sen Memorial Award in 2015, BITES Best Ph.D. Thesis Award from the Board of IT Studies in 2015, Young Engineer Award in the year 2013 from the Institution of Engineers (India). He has filed two patents. He has published 75+ papers in International Journals/Conferences and has received 375+ citations with h-index and i10-index as 10 for his research papers and has received a couple of best paper awards too. Three of his research papers published in reputed International Journals were listed in the Top 25 hottest articles ranking 3rd(IET Signal Processing), 8th (Elsevier Microprocessor and Microsystems), and 22nd(Elsevier Neurocomputing).

Electronics & Communications

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Qualification
Qualification Institution Year
Ph.D (ECE) NIT Trichy
ME in Communication Systems (ECE) NIT Trichy
BE (ECE) Madras University

Awards / Achievement
  • IETE Biman Behari Sen Memorial Award in 2015
  • BITES Best Ph.D. Thesis Award for the Year 2012-13 from the Board of IT Studies
  • Young Engineer Award from the Institution of Engineers (India) IE(I) in the year 2013


Institutional Membership
  • Member IET
Responsibilities
  • Domain Head ( VLSI )
  • Principal Investigator – Funded Projects

Expertise / list of subjects handled
  • Signals and Systems
  • Digital Electronics
  • Pattern Recognition
Research Interest
  • Wireless Power Transfer Systems
  • FPGA and C based Embedded System Design
  • Pattern Recognition Algorithms and Systems
  • Signal Processing

Research projects (current)
  • Contactless Underwater Lithium Ion Battery Charging funded by Naval Research Board (2014-16).
  • Design and Evaluation of Wireless Sensor Nodes for Various Applications funded by AICTE (2014-17).
  • Design of Reconfigurable Algorithms for Naval Applications funded by Naval Research Board (2014-17).
  • Study and Evaluation of Reconfigurable Computing concepts funded by AICTE (2013-16).
  • Study, Design and Development of Model based programming for FPGA based System Design funded under ISRO RESPOND Program (2018-20).

Journals
  • Sweta, Srikanth Chintala and Manikandan J, “ The Xilinx Experience Feature : How to Port PetaLinux onto your Xilinx FPGA”, Xilinx Xcell Journal, Issue 90, First Quarter 2015, pp. 46 - 54.
  • AK Singh, HV Kumar, GR Kadambi, JK Kishore, J Shuttleworth and J.Manikandan, “Quality Metrics Evaluation of hyper spectral Images”, ISPRS Journal - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XL-8, 2014. Also ISPRS Technical Commission VIII Symposium 09-12 Dec 2014, Hyderabad. pp. 1221-1226.
  • . J. Manikandan, V.K.Agrawal and B.Venkataramani, “Design of a Biometric Security System using Support Vector Machine Classifier,” in Springer Book Title Intelligent Computing, Networking and Informatics, Jan 2014, pp.173-181.
  • Kunal Y.P., J. Manikandan and V.K.Agrawal, “Design and Evaluation of N-module Reconfigurable Systems,” in Springer Book Title Intelligent Computing, Networking and Informatics, Jan 2014, pp.259-266.
  • J.Manikandan and B.Venkataramani, “System-on-programmable-chip implementation of diminishing learning based pattern recognition system”. Springer International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, Vol.4, Issue 4, August 2013, pp.347-363.
  • J.Manikandan and B.Venkataramani, “Evaluation of Multi-class SVM Classifiers using Optimum threshold based Pruning Technique”. IET Signal Processing, Vol.5, Issue 5, August 2011, pp.506-513. Listed in Top 25 Most Popular Articles by IET (Ranked 3). Impact Factor : 0.741.
  • J.Manikandan and B.Venkataramani, “Design of a Real Time Automatic Speech Recognition System using modified one against all SVM Classifier”. Elsevier Microprocessor and Microsystems, Vol.35, Issue 6, August 2011, pp.568-578. Listed in Top 25 Most Popular Articles by Sciencedirect (Ranked 8). Impact Factor : 0.553.
  • J.Manikandan, M.Jayaraman and M.Jayachandran, “Design of an FPGA-based Electronic flow Regulator for Spacecraft Propulsion System”. Elsevier Advances in Space Research, Vol.47, Issue 3, February 2011, pp.488-495. Impact Factor : 1.076.
  • J.Manikandan and B.Venkataramani, “Study and Evaluation of a multi class SVM classifier using Diminishing Learning Technique”. Elsevier Neurocomputing, Vol.73, Issue 10-12, June 2010, pp.1676-1685. Listed in Top 25 Hottest Articles by Sciencedirect (Ranked 22). Impact Factor : 1.434.
  • J.Manikandan, V.Subba Rao and V.K.Prabhulla Chandran, “RS422-to-RS232 Level Converter”, Electronics For You (EFY) Magazine, Vol.40, No.4, April 2008, pp.113-114.
  • J.Manikandan and M.Jayachandran, “Control a Three Phase Full-Wave rectifier with an FPGA”, Embedded Systems Design Magazine, Vol. 19, No.11, November 2006, pp.28-39. International Conferences
  • J.Manikandan, Vishwanath A, Agrawal VK and Manu Korulla, “Indigenous Design and Development of Underwater Wireless Power Transfer System”, 22nd National Conference on Communications NCC 2016, IIT Guwahati, 04 - 06 March 2016.
  • Manikandan J, Shruthi S, Mangala SJ and Agrawal VK, “Design and Implementation of Reconfigurable Coders for Communication Systems”, 2nd IEEE Int. Conf. on VLSI Systems, Architecture, Technology and Applications, 10 - 12 Jan 2016, Bangalore.
  • Bhuvanesh D, Manjunath Hegde and Manikandan J, “Design and Development of a Mobile Wireless Video Streaming Mote”, 5th IEEE Int. Conf. on Wireless Communications, Vehicular Technology, Information Theory and Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Dec 2015, Hyderabad.
  • Nishanth VA and Manikandan J, “Sparse representation using Optimum Threshold based Relevance Vector Machines”, 12th IEEE INDICON Conference, Dec 2015, Delhi.
  • Nishanth VA and Manikandan J, “SAR Image compression using Relevance Vector Machines”, 12th IEEE INDICON Conference, Dec 2015, Delhi.
  • Vaishnavi, Titiksha, Vinay and Manikandan J, “Design and Evaluation of Universal Modulators”, 12th IEEE INDICON Conference, Dec 2015, Delhi.
  • Santha Meena S, Shilpa Bhajantri and Manikandan J, “Dimensions of Clustering in Wireless Sensor Network”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Information Processing, Dec 2015, Pune.
  • . Senthilkumar E, Santoshkumar NV, Manikandan J and V. K. Agrawal., “FPGA Implementation of Reconfigurable Frequency Demodulators”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Computing and Network Communications, Dec 2015, Trivandrum, pp. 316-323.
  • Manikandan J, Akash S, Vishwanath A, Nandakumar R, Agrawal VK and Manu Korulla, “Design and Development of Contactless Battery Charger for Underwater Vehicles”, Michael Faraday IET International Summit, 12-13 Sep 2015, Kolkata, pp. 1-6.
  • Senthilkumar E, Manikandan J and V. K. Agrawal., “Design and Evaluation of FPGA based Frequency Demodulators”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, Aug 2015, Kochi, pp. 668-674.
  • Mangala J and Manikandan J, “FPGA Implementation of Reconfigurable Modulation System”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, Aug 2015, Kochi, pp. 493-500.
  • Senthilkumar E, J.Manikandan and V.K.Agrawal, “FPGA Implementation of Dynamically Tunable Filters”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, 24-27 Sep 2014, Greater Noida, Delhi.
  • J.Manikandan and V.K.Agrawal, “Digital Circuit Design using Support Vector Machines”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Communication Systems and Network Technologies, 07-09 Apr 2014, Bhopal.
  • J.Manikandan, R.Nandakumar, Jude Periera and V.K.Agrawal, “Navigation Techniques for Mobile Robot”, Int. Conf. on Computing Cybernetics and Intelligent Information Systems, 21-23 Nov 2013, VIT University.
  • J.Manikandan, C.Niladri, S.Venugopal, V.Krishnamurthy and V.K.Agrawal, “Wireless Sensor Node for Green Environment”, Int. Conf. on Human Computer Interaction, 23-24 Aug 2013, Chennai.
  • J.Manikandan, C.Niladri and V.K.Agrawal, “Sensor Monitoring using I2C Protocol and LabVIEW”, Int. Elsevier Conf. on Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications, 01-03 Aug 2013, Bangalore. Received best paper award.
  • . M.Jayachandran and J.Manikandan, “Design of a wireless controlled water pump,” Int. Conf. on Science and Technology Towards the Development of East Africa, ICST 2013, 17-19 May 2013, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
  • Naresh V., B.Venkataramani, Abhishek K and J.Manikandan, “PSoC based Isolated Speech Recognition System,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Communication and Signal Processing, ICCSP 13, 03-05 Apr 2013.
  • J.Manikandan and B.Venkataramani, “Hardware implementation of Voice operated robot using Support Vector Machine Classifier,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Computing, 13-15 Dec 2012, Chennai.
  • M.Jayachandran and J.Manikandan, “Software Reconfigurable State-of-the-art Communication Suite for Fighter Aircraft”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Communication Systems and Network Technologies, CSNT 2011, Jammu, 03-06 June 2011, pp.729-733.
  • J.Manikandan, B.Venkataramani, K.Girish, H.Karthic and V.Siddharth, “Hardware Implementation of Real-Time Speech Recognition System using TMS320C6713 DSP,” IEEE Int. Conf. on VLSI Design, VLSI 2011, 02-07 Jan 2011, IIT Madras.
  • J.Manikandan, B.Venkataramani, S.Ramprasath, R.Prapanch and G.Natesh, “A Novel Phoneme Recognition System using Binary Feature Vector and Correlation based Classifier”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Advances in Computer Engineering, ACE 2010, Bangalore, 21-22 June 2010, pp.198-202.
  • M.Jayachandran and J.Manikandan, “SAR Image Compression using Steganography”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Advances in Computer Engineering, ACE 2010, Bangalore, 21-22 June 2010, pp.203-206.
  • J.Manikandan, B.Venkataramani, M.Bhaskar, K. Ashish, Rahul and Madhangi, “Implementation of a Novel Phoneme Recognition System using TMS320C6713 DSP”, IEEE Int. Conf. on VLSI Design, VLSI 2010, 03-07 Jan 2010, Bangalore, India.
  • J.Manikandan, B.Venkataramani, P.Preeti, G. Sananda and K.V.Sadhana, “Implementation of a Phoneme Recognition System using Zero-Crossing and Magnitude Sum Function”, IEEE International conference, TENCON 2009, 23-26 Nov 2009, Singapore.
  • J.Manikandan and B.Venkataramani, “Design of a Modified One-Against-All SVM Classifier”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, SMC2009, 11-14 Oct 2009, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • M.Jayachandran, J.Manikandan and Y.Hwegy, “Design of a Stand Alone Navigation System using Position Estimation Algorithm”, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS2009, 12-17 July 2009, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • J.Manikandan, B.Venkataramani and V.Avanthi, “FPGA Implementation of Support Vector Machine based Isolated Digit Recognition System”, IEEE Int. Conf. on VLSI Design, VLSI2009, 05-09 Jan 2009, pp.347-352, New Delhi.
  • J. Manikandan and B.Venkataramani, “Diminishing Learning based SVM Classifier with Non-Linear Kernels”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics Design, ICED 2008, 02-03 Dec 2008, Malaysia.
  • V.Amudha, B.Venkataramani and J.Manikandan, "FPGA implementation of isolated digit recognition system using modified back propagation algorithm", IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics Design, ICED 2008, 02-03 Dec 2008, Malaysia.
  • V.Amudha, B.Venkataramani and J.Manikandan, "FPGA implementation of isolated digit recognition system using modified back propagation algorithm", IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics Design, ICED 2008, 02-03 Dec 2008, Malaysia.
  • V.Amudha, B.Venkataramani and J.Manikandan, "FPGA implementation of isolated digit recognition system using modified back propagation algorithm", IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics Design, ICED 2008, 02-03 Dec 2008, Malaysia.
  • J.Manikandan and M.Jayachandran, “Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Image Compression using Discrete Wavelet Transforms”, IEEE & IETE International Radar Symposium India, IRSI 2005, Bangalore.
  • J.Manikandan and M.Jayachandran, “Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Image Compression using Discrete Wavelet Transforms”, IEEE & IETE International Radar Symposium India, IRSI 2005, Bangalore.
  • . Amit Kumar Jha, Akshay Deep and Manikandan J, “Design of a Wall Climbing Robot for Multipurpose Applications using NI MyRIO and LabVIEW Software”, National Instruments Conference, NI Days 2015, Bangalore, Nov 2015.
  • J.Manikandan, C.Niladri, S.Venugopalan, V.Krishnamurthy and V.K.Agrawal, “Design and Development of Electronic Nose for Various Applications” National workshop on Sensory Systems for Environmental Monitoring of Obnoxious Odors and VOCs in Industry, 07-08 Feb 2013, National Environment Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) Nagpur.
  • J.Manikandan, R.Ranjeet, S.Venugopal, B.Dayanand, V.Krishnamurthy and V.K.Agrawal, “Different Approaches of Designing an E-nose”, National Conference on Olfaction and E-nose, 20-21 Apr 2012, Bangalore.
  • J.Manikandan, “Reconfigurable Communication-Navigation-Identification (CNI) System for Next Generation Fighter Aircrafts”, Conference on Emerging Technologies and Flights of the Future (ET&FF-2006), Naval Institute of Aeronautical Technology, Kochi.
  • J.Manikandan, “Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) for Fighter Aircrafts”, Conference on Emerging Technologies and Flights of the Future (ET&FF-2006), Naval Institute of Aeronautical Technology, Kochi.
  • J.Manikandan, M.Jayachandran and M.Jayaraman, “Electronic Flow Regulator (EFR) using Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA)”, Eighth IEEE VLSI Design and Test Workshop, VDAT 2004, Mysore.
  • M.Jayaraman, C.T.Subramanian, J.Manikandan and J.Shakthivel, “LabVIEW based Monitoring, Control & Simulation Software for Electronic Pressure/Flow Controller”, National Instruments Conference on Virtual Instrumentation, NI Days 2003-04.

Others
  • Patent Title : Fast Support Vector Machine (FSVM) Classifier for Streaming Data Status : Published in Indian Patent Office Journal dated 24/08/2018 Page No. 32023.
  • Patent Title : Circuit Emulator using Support Vector Machine Classifier Status : RFE