Dr Balasubramanian Murugan received his B.E degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Government College of Engineering (GCE), Tirunelveli in the year 1996. He received his M.Tech degree in Computer Applications from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in the year 2004. He has been with Annamalai University, since 1999. He received a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from Annamalai University in the year 2011. He published papers in 55 international journals and conferences. He received Career Award for Young Teachers (CAYT) from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. He is the Co-Investigator of a UGC Major Research project since 2012. He has organized workshops in the field of image and speech processing and Latex. He has delivered special lectures in several topics of his area, in workshops and staff development programme. Currently, four research scholars are pursuing research under his guidance in the field of image and video processing. His research interest includes image and video processing, pattern classification and neural networks.
Annamalai University is a state university located in Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. The university is spread across 950 acres (3.8 km2) in Chidambaram and offers courses of higher education in Arts, Science, Engineering, Medical, Management (MBA), Humanities, Agriculture, and Physical Education. The university was founded in 1929 by the entrepreneur Annamalai Chettiyar in the aftermath of the Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms. It was the first private university in India. It was taken over by Government of Tamil Nadu in 2013.
The university also provides more than 500 courses through distance education. The Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) of Annamalai University offers education to those people who are unable to attend the campus but who desire to study. It is credited with the largest enrollment in India and is well equipped with computers and other infrastructure, separate teaching faculty and administration, study centers, and computer training centers to serve its students. It was the first institution in India to offer postgraduate degree programmes in Applied Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Bioinformatics and Law, Business Administration and Management (MBA) through distance education. The Directorate of Distance Education also offers programmes in Fashion Design, Textile Design, Interior Design, Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Retail Management, Twinning, Health Science, a Commonwealth Youth Programme, Yoga, Music, Fire and Safety, Pharmaceutical and Taxation.
This profile appears in the World Book of Researchers 2019.
Information correct as on 07 August 2019 0722 HRS GMT.