Thyagharajan Kandaswamy received his B.Eng. Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Madras University, India and received his M.Eng. degree in Applied Electronics from Coimbatore Institute of Technology, India in 1988. He also possesses a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from Bharathiar University, India. He obtained his PhD degree in Information and Communication Engineering from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, India in 2007. He is in the teaching profession for more than three decades and served at various levels including Principal, Dean and Professor at various Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu-INDIA. During his tenure as a Principal and Dean, he was a member of Governing Council of RMK Group of Institutions. He has written 5 books in Computing including “Flash MX 2004” published by McGraw Hill (India), which has served recommended as text and reference book by universities. He is a grant recipient of Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology. He has been invited as chairperson and delivered special lectures in many National and International conferences and workshops. He is a reviewer and editorial board member for many International Journals and Conferences. He is a recognized supervisor for PhD candidates and Master students at Anna University. He has published more than 120 papers in National & International Journals and Conferences. Eight candidates have completed a PhD, and eight more are doing a PhD under his supervision. He has three patents published to his credit. His research interests include Computer Vision, Semantic Web, Image & Video Processing, Multimedia Streaming, Video Coding, Content-based Information Retrieval, Microcontrollers and e-learning. He is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), a life member of ISTE and CSI (INDIA), and also a senior member and invited member in many professional associations. He has been recognized as a Teacher Par Excellence twice by the management of SSN institutions. He received Distinguished Faculty (Multimedia and Image Processing) Award from Venus International Foundation Chennai, Indo Global Education Excellence Award from International Benevolent Research Foundation Kolkata, and Best Administrator award from PEARL Foundation Madurai. He has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who in the World for his contribution to the technical society and his biography has been published in its 25th Anniversary Edition.
RMD Engineering College is an engineering college in Tamil Nadu, India, funded by the Sri Swaminatha Naidu Educational Trust.
The college, opened in 2001 with six departments: IT, CSE, EEE, ECE, MBA and MCA with about 240 students in Kavaripettai Next to RMK College Campus which is also a sister Institute under RMK Group of institution.
The college is a Green Campus with river and located about 35 km from Chennai in the National Highway NH5 in the Chennai – Nellore-Kolkata Highway. The College is about a kilometer from Kavaraipettai railway station.
RMD College is a Co-Educational Institution specializing in Engineering and Technology plus specialized post-graduate programs in Computer Applications, Business Administration and Computer Science & Engineering.
This profile appears in the World Book of Researchers 2019.
Information correct as on 07 August 2019 0748 HRS GMT.