radha Professor and Head

Dr S. Radha B.E., M.E., Ph.D.,


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Dr. S. Radha, Professor & Head, Department of ECE, has 28 years of teaching and 20 years of research experience in the area of Wireless Networks. She has graduated from Madurai Kamraj University, in Electronics and Communication Engineering during the year 1989.  She has obtained her Master degree in Applied Electronics with First Rank from Government College of Technology, Coimbatore and PhD degree from College of Engineering, Gunidy, Anna University, and Chennai.  She also worked as a visiting researcher at Carnegie Mellon University for a period of six month with Prof. Raj Rajkumar in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks.

She has 100 publications in International and National Journals, 1 book, 4 book chapters and 92 papers in International and National conferences in the area of Mobile Ad hoc Network and Wireless Sensor Networks. 17 scholars are graduated their Ph.D under her guidance and presently 8 research scholars, 1 Research Associate, are doing research in the area of Wireless Sensor networks, energy harvesting devices, IOT and cognitive radios.

She has received IETE – S K Mitra Memorial Award in October 2006 from IETE Council of INDIA, DST ITS grant, Best paper awards in various conferences and CTS – SSN Best Faculty Award – 2007 & 2009 for the outstanding performance for the academic years 2006-07 and 2008-09.

She served as NBA accreditation expert member, New Delhi during the year 2013 and 2015 and serving as an expert member for DST SSTP, New Delhi since 2017. She is a member of IEEE, Fellow of IETE, and Life member of ISTE.  She was also an excom member of IEEE Madras Section, currently she is a Secretary IEEE COMSOC Madras Chapter. She is also a Head, CoE in Smart Technology Group.

Currently, she has completed 4 projects as Principal Investigator and 5 ongoing sponsored projects as PI/Co-PI sponsored by Indira Gandhi Atomic Centre for Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai, BRNS, AICTE, DST. 

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Funded Projects:

1 Title : Integrated two-stage hybrid grapheme–Hydrogel biochar based electrochemical technology for recovery of water & real-time monitoring of electroplating effluent
  Organization : DST -TDM
  Sanctioned Amount : Rs. 81 lakh

(35 Lakh for SSN)

  Status : Recommended for sanction


Role : PI
2. Title : Development of Ultrasonic Sensors for Monitoring Heavy Mineral Accumulation in the Littoral Zone of Mahabalipuram Coast
  Organization : TNSCST
  Sanctioned Amount : Rs.4.8 Lakh
  Status : Ongoing
  Role : PI
3. Title : Development of Cost Effective Wearable Semi-Automatic Insulin Delivery Smart Micro System
  Organization : DST – BDTD
  Sanctioned Amount : Rs.35 Lakh
  Status : Ongoing
  Role : Co-PI
4. Title : Development of an Efficient IOT Enabled Plant Disease Pest Detection System
  Organization : DST-SSTP
  Sanctioned Amount : Rs.63 Lakh
  Status : Ongoing
  Role : PI
5. Title : Omni-Directional to Directional Pattern Switching Patch Antenna for Wireless Sensor Nodes at Reactor Containment Building
  Organization : BRNS
  Sanctioned Amount : Rs.25 Lakh
  Status : Ongoing
  Role : Co-PI
6. Title : Establishment of Antenna & Microwave Testing Facility laboratory
  Organization : AICTE
  Sanctioned Amount : Rs.8.75 Lakh
  Status : Completed
  Role : PI
7. Title : To strengthen research facility in all Science Department of the College
  Organization : DST-FIST
  Sanctioned Amount : Rs.50 Lakh
  Status : Completed
  Role : PI
8. Title : Design and Hardware implementation of a programmable filter to improve the signal to noise ratio due to wind driven ambient noise in shallow water
  Organization : NIOT
  Sanctioned Amount : Rs.20.64 Lakh
  Status : Completed
  Role : PI
9. Title : Design and Development of Wireless Sensor Nodes
  Organization :  
  Sanctioned Amount : Rs.28.58 Lakh
  Status : Completed
  Role : PI


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