Countries Visited

  1. Paper presentation titled "Technical Skills for Teaching Engineering Concepts - A Case Study", International Conference on Teaching and Learning, organized by Dept. of Education, University of Malaya, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia on 5th Oct 2016.

  2. Paper presentation titled "Interactive DSP teaching using skits and Audiovisual aids", Asian Conference on Education (ACE 2017), held at Art Center Kobe, Kobe, Japan from 19th to 22nd Oct 2017.

Guest Lectures Delivered

  1. "MRI Made easy", in the inaugural function of BMESI chapter, organised by Dept of BME, Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Puducherry in 2008

  2. "Fuzzy Logic basics", Adhiyamman College of Engineering, Hosur, 2009

  3. "Introduction to Biomedical engineering", in the inaugural function of Students Biomedical Association, organised by Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Institute of Technology, Trichy on 14th Aug 2013

  4. "Biomedical Signal Processing", in the ISTE SRM sponsored by Short Term Training programme titled “REALTIME SIGNAL PROCESSING USING DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSOR” organised by Dept. of EIE, Annamalai University on 23rd April 2014

  5. "Health care Aspects", in the ISTE SRM sponsored by Short Term Training programme titled “REALTIME SIGNAL PROCESSING USING DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSOR” organised by Dept. of EIE, Annamalai University on 23rd April 2014

  6. "ECG signal processing using MATLAB", in the Centre for faculty Development, Anna University sponsored Faculty Development Programme of EC6303: Signals and Systems, organised by Dept. of ECE, VRS college of Engineering and Technology, Arasur on 8th June 2014

  7. "Healthy food habits", in the ISTE sponsored National Level Technical Symposium ELECTROMEET 2015 organised by Dept. of ECE, VRS college of Engineering and Technology, Arasur on 27th Feb 2015

  8. "Healthy Habits", in the NSS Activity Special Lecture organised by NSS Wing, Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry on 16th Oct 2015

  9. "Our Health in our Hands", in the State NSS cell, Govt of Puducherry sponsored 7 day Special NSS camp organised by KENDRA VIDYALAYA, JIPMER CAMPUS on 22nd March 2016.

  10. "Virtual Instrumentation Interfacing using LabVIEW", in the TEQIP II sponsored STTP on Recent Advances in MEMS based Virtual Instrumentation and Application organised by Dept. of EIE, PEC, Puducherry on 27th June 2016

  11. "Medical Image Processing using MATLAB", in the inaugural function of Students Biomedical Association, organised by Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Institute of Technology, Trichy on 27th July 2017.

  12. "Medical Imaging Techniques", in the ICMR sponsored 2 Days National Seminar on "Advancements in Surgical Instruments and Biosignal Processing", organised by Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry on 7th October 2017.

  13. "Interactive Engineering teaching using teaching aids based on cloud computing", in the QIP Sponsored Short Term Course on “Security Issues and Testing Challenges in Hybrid IT Infrastructure with Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence”, organised by Dept of CSE, PEC on 15th November 2017.

  14. "Non Invasive Grading and Prognostication of Brain tumours using Fuzzy inferencing - Rural India", in the National Conference on BIOMEMS, organised by Department of Biomedical Engineering, Dhanalakshmi Srinivsan College of Engineering, Perambalur on 19th March 2018.

  15. "Pedagogy for Blended teaching learning process", in the Two Week Short Term Course On "Prospects Of Techno-pedagogy in Teaching", organized by Department of Education, Annamalai University on 17th December 2018.

  16. "Medical Image Processing using Pixels", in the Two Days Workshop on Deep Learning and Image processing for Biomedical & Industrial control applications, organized by Dept. of ECE, GKM college of Engineering and Technology on 26th September 2019

  17. "IOT tools for Blended Learning in Engineering", in the AICTE sponsored Two weeks FDP on Integration of IOT & Cloud computing services in SMART cities, organized by Dept. of IT, Pondicherry Engineering college on 26th November 2019

  18. "FYP - How to choose & Prepare Final Year Project", in the Two day workshop on Project Planning and Execution, organized by Dept. of EIE, Pondicherry Engineering college on 5th December 2019

  19. "Basics of Instrumentation & Automation (An Interactive Quiz)", in the One week STTP on Recent Trends in Industrial Automation & Control, organized by Dept. of EIE, Pondicherry Engineering college on 18th December 2019

  20. "Digital Tools for Learning", acted as Resource Person for 5 days from 12th May to 16th May 2020, in the Online FDP, organised by Department of Education, Annamalai University.

  21. "Digital Skills for Smart Teaching", acted as Resource Person for 3 days from 12th, 15th & 18th June 2020, in the Online FDP, organised by Department of Education, Annamalai University.

  22. "Biosensors and IoT in Wearable Healthcare Applications", in the International Webinar on  “Nanomaterials And Flexible Electronics”, organized by Mangalore University Incubation Centre (MUIC), Mangalore University on October 15, 2020

  23. Delivered a key note talk on "Brain tumour image processing using IoT" with a real time demo of cloud interaction, in the International E-conference on Evolution of Scientific Technology in Medical Imaging and Instrumentation (CESMI 2020) organised by Sathyabama University on Oct 22, 2020

  24. "Digital tools for E-Teaching", acted as Resource Person for 3 days from 3rd to 5th Nov 2020, in the  Online FDP, organized by Department of Chemistry, Kongu Engineering College, Erode.

  25. "Discovering Human Values" in the students induction program organised by Goverment college of Engineering, Tanjore on 10 Nov 2020

  26. Delivered series of lectures with hands on session in Arduino & LabVIEW to the student participants in the Online certification course "Sensor Technologies for loT Applications", organized by Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Sri Sairam College of Engineering, Bengaluru from 14th to 16th December 2020.

  27. "Timer functions, Counter functions and their programming and applications" in the AICTE- ISTE SPONSORED ONE WEEK REFRESHER / INDUCTION PROGRAMME ON Industrial Automation using PLC & SCADA Phase I, organised by SAKTHI POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE, SAKTHI NAGAR on 04 Feb 2021

  28. "Transforming students from job seekers to Job givers" in the TEQIP III Twinning Lecture series organized by PEC & IET Lucknow for faculty on 09 Feb 2021

  29. "IoT in Instrument Control" in the TEQIP III Twinning Lecture series organized by PEC & IET Lucknow for students on 12 Feb 2021

  30. "Biomedical Image Processing using loT" in the Five day online Faculty Development Programme On "Artificial Intelligence-Applications" organized by the Faculty Training Centre in association with Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering ,Government College of Engineering ,Thanjavur through online mode on 15 Feb 2021.

  31. "Art of Living Healthy" in the one week (six days) Faculty Development Program on “Internet of Things – VISION Phase I” organized Motilal Nehru Government Polytechnic College, Puducherry, through online mode on 24 Feb 2021.

  32. "Eye Exercises" in the one day Orientation program on “Yoga & Healthcare” organized by Heath Hygiene and Environment club of PTU through online mode on 28 Feb 2021.

  33. "IoT remote monitoring and control using LabVIEW" in the one week (six days) Faculty Development Program on “Internet of Things – VISION Phase IIorganized Motilal Nehru Government Polytechnic College, Puducherry, through online mode on 22 Mar 2021.

  34. "Timer functions, Counter functions and Open PLC" in the AICTE- ISTE SPONSORED ONE WEEK REFRESHER / INDUCTION PROGRAMME ON Industrial Automation using PLC & SCADA Phase III, organised by SAKTHI POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE, SAKTHI NAGAR on 25 March 2021

  35. "IoT Based Real Time Project Development System using MIT app Inventor" in the one week (six days) Faculty Development Program on “Internet of Things – VISION Phase IIIorganized Motilal Nehru Government Polytechnic College, Puducherry, through online mode on 16 April 2021.

  36. "Fascinating Lessons from Layman Entrepreneurs", webinar organized Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, RVS School of Engineering & Technology, Dindugul through online mode on 28 May 2021.

  37. "Startup Planning, Legal and Ethical steps", webinar organized Institute Innovation cell & Dept. of ECE, MAM School of Engineering, Trichy, through online mode on 31 May 2021.

  38. "Are you a sustainable entrepreneur?", webinar as part of World Environment Day celebrations organized Rajiv Gandhi college of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry, through online mode on 7 June 2021.

  39. "How to develop application oriented skills to be employable?", webinar organized by INSPIRE IAS Academy, Puducherry, through online mode on 9 July 2021 .

  40. "How to start a START-UP?", one day seminar organized by Tripura Institute of Technology (TIT), Narsingarh, through online mode on 17 July 2021.

  41. "How to develop your personal brand?", webinar organized by Institution's Innovation council of PTU, Puducherry, through online mode on 26 July 2021.

  42. "Research Innovation and Ranking - in the perspective of NEP 2020", webinar organized NIT, Puducherry, through online mode on 12 August 2021.

BOOK / CHAPTERS AUTHORED

  1. B. Hema Kumar, "LABORATORY MANUAL FOR EXPERIMENTS IN HUMAN BIOMEDICAL SIGNALS", Kindle Edition, 2019. ASIN: B07W78QFTJ

  2. Chapter titled "Social Media Addiction : Assessment & Treatment" in the Monograph titled Education on Digital culture and Social Media, DK International Research Foundation, Nov 27, 2019. ISBN: 978-81-945142-8-2

Coordinator / Jury Member

  1. Acted as Judge in the Paper Presentation at the ISTE sponsored National Level Technical Symposium ELECTROMEET 2015 organised by Dept. of ECE, VRS college of Engineering and Technology, Arasur on 27th Feb 2015

  2. Acted as Jury member for Mimicry, Fashion parade and Standup Comedy at the CULTURA 2k17 organised by the Cultural Club of PEC on 6th Jan 2017

  3. Acted as Technical Judge for Paper Presentation at the National Conference on BIOMEMS, organised by Department of Biomedical Engineering, Dhanalakshmi Srinivsan College of Engineering, Perambalur on 19th March 2018.

  4. Acted as Students Council coordinator of EIE Department for the academic year 2018-19.

  5. Acted as Coordinator in Organizing department level technical fest Revelation 2K18 on Sept 20th & 21st 2018

  6. Acted as a Jury member for the COVID Innovation Challenge organized by ATAL Incubation Pondicherry Engineering College Foundation on 20th Oct 2020.

  7. Selected as a Jury member for the Auroma Innovate 2020, Idea submission contest (Idea evaluated on aspects like Quality of Solution, Sustainability, Innovation, Commercialization and Scalability) organized by Auroma Global Connect, Puducherry.

  8. Acted as a Jury member for the Seed Grant for Social Entrepreneurial Ideas organized by TYCL, Puducherry on 14th August 2020.

  9. Global Jury member for the Global jury student venture evaluation program organized by WADHWANI UNIVERSITY for evaluating startups from 15 different countries via YOUNOODLE platform.

Editor / Reviewer

  1. Reviewer in Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics

  2. Reviewer in Biomedical Signal Processing and Control (Elseiver)

  3. Senior Reviewer for The Asian Conference on Education (ACE2017), Kobe, Japan (Oct 19 to Oct 22 2017)

  4. Reviewer for The Asian Conference on Education (ACE2018), The Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo, Japan | October 13-15, 2018 Organised by The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)

  5. Chief Editor of the e-magazine "Instrumenteers" of Dept of EIE, PEC

AWARDS / Distinctions

  1. B.Tech Project work “MODIFIED FUZZY GAIN SCHEDULING OF PID CONTROLLERS” was awarded the Best project work for the year 2001 to 2002 in EIE discipline.

  2. Awarded cash prize of Rs 13,000/- for the Best academic Performance during the first year (2003 to 2004) of the two year M.Tech degree program at SASTRA University.

  3. The paper entitled “DEVELOPMENT OF HILSA KIT” was selected as a BEST PAPER under Instrumentation Control and Communication session at RETINA ‘05 held at National Engineering College, Kovilpatti.

  4. The paper entitled “Detection and Counting of Pothole using Image Processing Techniques” was selected as a BEST PAPER in IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC) 2016, organized by Agni College of Technology, 15th, 16th & 17th Dec 2016.

  5. Outstanding Reviewer in recognition made to the contribution of Reviewing in Biomedical Signal Processing and Control (Elseiver), Awarded on Aug 2017

  6. Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator by Microsoft Education on 14 August 2020.

  7. Awarded with BEST E-Lecture Award on 11th October 2020 in the BEST E-Lecture Award Ceremony organized by the REST Society for Research International, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, India

  8. INSPIRE ICON Award 2021 - EDUCATION DOMAIN by INSPIRE IAS Academy, Puducherry on 31st July 2021