Dr Balakrishnan Subramanian, is a Professor at Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India. He has 17 years of experience in teaching, research and administration. He has published over 15 books, 4 Book Chapters, 1 Technical article in Electronics For You (EFY) magazine, 2 technical articles in Open Source For You magazine, 10 Technical articles in CSI Communications Magazine, 1 article in ICT Connect Magazine, more than 2 technical Blogs and over 100 publications in highly cited Journals and Conferences. His professional awards include: Deloitte Innovation Award, Cash Prize Rs.10,000/-, from Deloitte for Smart India Hackathon 2018, 100 Inspiring Authors of India 2018, Patent Published Award, Impactful Author of the Year 2017-18, Best Faculty – Computer Science and Engineering, Teaching Excellence Award, I2OR – Bright Researcher Award, Best Outstanding Faculty Award, Best Teacher Award, Best Research Paper Award, Best Book Publication Award and Best Book Chapter Award, Special Contributor Award and Star Performer Award. And under his mentorship his team won the first prize in Google Developer Groups, Coimbatore presented GDG HackKnights, a 24-hour physical hackathon on 18th and 19th of August, 2017. About 400 teams registered for the hackathon, out of which 25 teams were short-listed from Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu for the grand finale. His research interests are Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing and IoT. He has delivered several guest lectures, seminars and chaired a session for various Conferences. He was serving as a Reviewer and Editorial Board Member of many reputed Journals and acted as Session chair and Technical Program Committee member of National conferences and International Conferences at Vietnam, China, America and Bangkok. He has published more than 6 Patents on IoT Applications. Dr.Balakrishnan is a life member of ISTE, IAENG, IEAE, IARDO, CSI, UACEE, SDIWC and CSTA.
Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology is the most sought after Institution among the premier technical Institutions in South India. With a decade of establishment in 1998, the Institution has marched towards the pinnacle of glory through its remarkable achievements in the field of Engineering Education. It is an autonomous Institution, accredited by NBA and has been offered ‘A’ Grade (3.42 out of 4 scale) by NAAC for its academic excellence. It offers 8 UG programs, 9 PG programs, 1 integrated programme and 7 research programs. The Institution offers an exciting academic environment with well qualified 354 dedicated faculty members to inspire and nurture the student fraternity. With industry drafted Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) curriculum and syllabi, the Institution takes every effort to bring its students to the forefront of the society as skillful and responsible engineers.
SKCET is ranked second among technical colleges in all India Swachh campus awards 2018. Our Institution has a clean campus with sophisticated infrastructure, which makes it unique in the nation. The Institution is bestowed with world class facilities including state of the art laboratories, library, multiplex theatre, athletic cum football field, gymnasium, health center, indoor stadium, open air theatre etc., making it a suitable place for young engineers to realize their dreams. The Institution has witnessed many innovations in teaching learning process such as smart classrooms, interactive learning, project based learning, etc to ensure industry readiness in students.
SKCET is the only chosen Institution among all the Institutions in South India, to jointly offer exclusive B.E degree program in Computer Science and Business Systems in partnership with Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. SKCET would also launch an exclusive M.Tech degree program in Full Stack Engineering powered by Virtusa Corporation in this academic year.
The Institution is actively involved in collaborative funded research projects with Government agencies to a tune of 6 crores. It has published 20 patents and filed 58 patents till date. The faculty and students have published 979 research papers in referred journals. The Institution is also accredited by DSIR with SIRO recognition to further facilitate research and development.
SKCET has been selected as nodal center for MHRD Innovation Cell. Aiming at the fruitful outcomes such as technical support, training, industrial exposure, internships, placements, SKCET has signed 32 MoUs and 12 Centres of Excellence with leading Industries and premier Institutions like NITTTR, Chandigarh, Tata Consultancy Services, Virtusa Corp, Valparaiso University, Siene Aerospace-Dubai, Barry Wehmiller, Sector Skill Council, to name a few.
SKCET excels in its various efforts towards achievement of academic goals. It is one of the 28 prestigious nodal centers across India chosen by MHRD to host ‘Smart India Hackathon 2017 and 2018 consecutively. SKCET students have participated in several hackathons and secured prizes and internships from organizations like Google, Cloud bull, BITS Pilani SIH, etc. Our Institution is rated with ‘AA’ NPTEL examinations 2019 and bagged 11th position in national level and first rank among the colleges in Coimbatore region which reveals the academic excellence of its students. SKCET is selected as the Nodal Centre to conduct the NPTEL examinations in accordance with the MoU signed with TCS- EON.
SKCET has been identified by NAAC to mentor 10 non-accredited Institutions in our geographic vicinity to support its goal of accrediting all colleges in India by 2022. The Institution is one among top 150 engineering colleges in National Level in MHRD -NIRF Ranking 2018. SKCET has been chosen as the nodal centre by IIT Bombay for spoken tutorial project of MHRD and one among 8 partner Institutions of AICTE across the Nation for FDP programs.
The Institution also has an exemplary record of Students Placements. The Training & Placement cell of SKCET plays a pivotal role in counseling and guiding the students for successful placements from top notch Companies. In 2019, as a result of customized training based on the career choice of students, 573 students were able to get 689 job offers in 248 companies including Multinational Core and IT Product based companies with 28LPA as the highest package.
This profile appears in the World Book of Researchers 2019.
Information correct as on 07 May 2019 1137 HRS GMT.