The department of Information Technology is one of the recognized nodal research centers of Anna University since 2011, for pursuing Ph.D and M.S degree programs. So far 45 scholars have registered for Ph.D and 9 Ph.Ds have been awarded. These research scholars are guided by 8 accomplished faculty members, who have obtained their Ph.Ds from renowned institutions like IIT, IISc, and Anna University.

The department currently has projects worth Rs. 1.68 crore from various funding agencies like DST, DeitY, DRDO, AICTE, Murasu Systems Sdn Bhd-Malaysia, Tamil Virtual Academy (TVA) and SSN Trust. There is a fine research ambience in our department, with 3 labs out of the total 9, dedicated for research, which house the latest high end machines, software tools and special hardware. The impetus given to research by the college and the department has seen a dramatic increase in publications over the past decade, with a total of 480 publications in refereed journals and international conferences, so far.  The fortnightly held research seminars by faculty members on their respective areas of research complement the 83 research seminars, workshops and symposiums held in our department during the recent years.

The various research groups and the associated faculty members are:

Big Data Analytics and Data Mining

  • Dr. S. Karthika M.E., Ph.D
  • Dr. S. Mohanavalli M.E., Ph.D
  • Ms. Srividya M.E., (Ph.D)

Semantic Web Services and Internet of Things

  • Dr. K. R. Uthayan M.E., Ph.D
  • Ms. T. Shanmughapriya M.E., (Ph.D)
  • Mr. R. Vinob Chander B.E., M.E., (Ph.D)
  • Ms. S. Sasirekha B.E. M.E., (Ph.D)

Speech Processing

  • Dr. T. Nagarajan Ph.D.
  • Dr. A. Shahina M.Tech., Ph.D
  • Dr. P. Vasuki M.E., Ph.D
  • Dr. N. Sripriya M.E., Ph.D
  • Ms. N. Radha M.E., (Ph.D)
  • Ms. S. Uma Maheswari M.E., (Ph.D)

Image Processing

  • Dr. T. Sree Sharmila, M.E., Ph.D
  • Dr. S. Poornima B.E., M.E., Ph.D
  • Dr. V. Thanikachalam M.E., Ph.D
  • Ms. R. Swathika B.E. M.Tech., (Ph.D)
  • Ms. S. Vidhusha M.E.,(Ph.D)
  • Ms. J. Sofia Jennifer M.Tech., (Ph.D)
  • Ms. J.K. Josephine Julina M.E., (Ph.D)

Wireless Communication Networks and Information Security

  • Dr. S. Chithra M.E. Ph.D
  • Dr. N. Bhalaji M.E., Ph.D
  • Dr. I. Joe Louis Paul M.E., Ph.D
  • Ms. E.M. Malathy M.E., (Ph.D.)
  • Mr. K. Kabilan M.Tech., (Ph.D)

Cloud Computing

  • Mr. A. Sandana Karuppan. B.E., M.E., (Ph.D)
  • Mr. V. Arul Kumar M.E (Ph.D)

VLSI and Embedded Systems

  • Dr. R. Srinivasan Ph.D
  • Mr. V. Sivamurugan M.E., (Ph.D)

Publications and Projects 

Journal Publications

Conference Publications 

Faculty External Funded Projects 

Faculty Internal Funded Projects 

Students Internal Funded Projects