Department of Electrical Engineering,
IIT Madras

Industrial technical assignments

i Retainer consultant to

  1. Mssrs Mashvill Sensor (P) Ltd. Hyderabad, 2011.
  2. Mssrs M.S.Controls, Chennai (2001 -.2003), Mssrs Emsys, Bangalaore, (2000 -.2001),
  3. Melcon Instruments Madras, (1999 – 2000),
  4. Koti Auto electricals, (1996-1998),
  5. M.S. Electricals Madras (1991-1993) and
  6. Krishna Electronics, 1993.

ii Products Developed

  1. Brake wear sensor, Madras Engineering Industries, Chennai
  2. Bus-bar protection unit, Easun Rayrolle, Hosoor
  3. Spot welder for Shimas, Chennai
  4. Glass bead sterilizer, Shimas, Chennai
  5. Dynamic digital power factor meter for Teletherm Instruments.
  6. Electronically compensated reference CT for BHEL, Jhansi.
  7. Electronic thermostat for Messrs Standard Electric Appliances.

iii Test and measurement activity

  1. Switching characteristics of Starter for Mahindra Ford Cars, Madras.
  2. Power loss measurement on segregated and non- segregated three-phase .bus ducts for Best and Crompton, Madras and Stardrive busducts, Madras.
  3. DC field measurement at site for Baharpur industries, Karnataka.

Additional activities

  1. Head, Central Electronic Center, IIT Madras, 2011-
  2. Head, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras, 2007-2010
  3. Chairman, Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), 2006-2007
  4. Vice Chairman, Graduate Aptitude in Engineering, 2005-2006
  5. Secretary, Graduate Aptitude in Engineering, 2004-2005
  6. Chairman, MC of Vanavani Matriculation Higher Secondary School 2002-2004
  7. Warden, Jamuna Hostel, 2000 – 2002
  8. General Secretary, Staff Club & Milk Distribution Scheme, 1998-2000.
  9. Member – EC, Faculty Association, 1994-1995 & 1998-1999.
  10. Member Board of Academic Research, 1996-1998.
  11. Member Board of Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research, 1996-1998.
  12. Head, Measurements and Instrumentation Laboratory

Other Activities

  1. President Nominee, National Institute of Technology, Tituchirapalli.
  2. Chairman, Online Committee, Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering.
  3. Member, Board of studies, B.R. Abdur Rehman University, Chennai
  4. Member, Board of Studies, Anna University, Chennai
  5. Member, Board of studies, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
  6. Member, Board of studies, Theagarajar Engineering College, Madurai