Founding Member, Association for Biotechnologist, Coimbatore,
Member, Coimbatore productivity council 2006
Founding member, Curevac, Inc. R&D Company, 1999-present
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Curevax Inc., Flemington, NJ 1999-present
Member, Technology Board of Studies, Anna University, Chennai, 2003-2006
Member, Doctoral Committee, Anna University, Chennai
Member, Question Paper Review Committee, Anna University, Chennai,
Member, Staff Council, SVCE, Chennai 2006
Member Research Committee, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, 2008
Member, Governing Council, SPIC Science Foundation, Chennai 2008
Ethics Committee of Government College of Technology, Coimbatore,
Expert member, Bioinformatics Program, Tamil Nadu Agricultural Univeristy, Coimbatore
Dr. S. Prabhu, Dr. S. Sulochana, is a member in the following professional body
Biochemical Society of India
Mr.J.Hariharan, and Ms.S.Pandi Prabha are Life members in Indian Society of Technical Education.
Mr. S. Kirubanadan is a member in the following professional body
Biochemical society of India
Asia Pacific Society of chemical , biological and environmental engineering
Ms. R. Karthigarani is a member in International Association for Engineers.
Quality Improvement Programs Attended By Faculty:
Sumitha V., Lecture underwent Faculty Development Programme – Specialization of bioreactor techniques, in Jeppiar Engg. Col. From 19th April 2010 to 29th April 2010 (10 days).
S. Kirubanandan underwent a SDP on Specialization of bioreactor techniques, in Jeppiar Engg. Col. From 19th April 2010 to 29th April 2010 (10 days).
P. K. Praveen Kumar underwent practical summer training on Bioinformatics, Chromatography and Molecular Biology at VIT, Vellore from 27th May 2010 to 4th June 2010. (Sponsored by the college, Amount: Rs. 6000/-)
Dr. S. Prabhu AP/BT and Dr. Sulochana Somasundaram Professor/BT, Ms. Karthika Rani AP/BT, Mr. Sathish AP/BT, Mr. Naaga Vignesh AP/BT, have attended Workshop on “Recent Trends in the Diagnosis of Malignant Diseases” on 27th November, 2010. Organized by Clinical Biochemistry Department, Cancer Institute (WIA), Adayar, Chennai- 20
Dr. S. Prabhu AP/BT and Dr. Sulochana Somasundaram Professor/BT have attended 3 days National Science Seminar on Regulation of Biochemical and Cellular Processes in Diverse Systems on December 13th, 14th and 15th December, 2010 in Indian institute of Science, at Bangalore.
Mr. J. Hariharan, Lecturer attended Internal Auditor Training Programme in QMS, Indian Register of Shipping, Quality Inn Sabari, with the college sponsorship of Rs.5,000/-
Dr. S. Prabhu, Mr. S. Kirubanandan, Ms. N. Karpagam and Mr. P.K. Praveen Kumar attended a Training Programme on “INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND DELIVERY SYSTEM”, organized by National Institute of Technical Teachers, Training and Research, held on 11.05.09 to 16.05.09 at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur.
Ms. N. Karpagam, Lecturer underwent a training programme on Animal Tissue Culture at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras 21 to 24th July, 2009
Industry Institute Interaction (I.I.I.) cell
The department of Biotechnology, SVCE conducted Industry Institute Interaction (I.I.I.) cell meeting on 4.10.2010. The objective of this meeting is to receive advices regarding the skills expected from our graduates and training for faculty members from the industry personnel and also about the required modification in the present curriculum that suits to the industry needs. The members also discussed about the possibilities to do collaborative student projects relevant to industries as summer training and further opportunities to attract consultancy projects for the industries.
Members of the III Cell
Dr. R. Ramachandran, Principal, SVCE,
Dr. M. Sivanadham, Prof& Head, Member Secretary, Dept.of Biotech, SVCE,
Mrs. S. Pandi Prabha, Asst.Prof, IIIA Co-ordinator, Dept.of Biotech, SVCE,
Mrs. Sudha Ramanathan, General Manager, EA to CMD, The Water base Ltd., New Delhi,
Dr. Arun Balakrishnan, Vice President, Piramal Life Sciences Ltd., Mumbai,
Dr. K. Prabakaran, Exe.Vice President-Fermentation, Strides Arco Lab, Bangalore,
Mr. K. Ramanan, General Manager-Operation, SPIC Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Chennai,
Dr. Barathi Nambi , CEO, Grow More Biotech, Hosur, Mr. A. Mathialagan, Managing Director, Mediclone Biotech Pvt.Ltd.,Chennai.
Dr.G.Yogeswaran, Managing Director, Symed Biotech Pvt., Ltd., Chennai and Mr.Sakthivel Mohan, CEO, Innovative Health Care India Private Ltd., Chennai
The following projects are being carried out in the department.
Development of collagen scaffold for dendritic cell culture
Cellulosic Ethanol production from biomass waste using Clostridium thermicellum
Production and optimization of protease from Proteus vulgaris
Conversion of glycerol to lactic acid
Uses of sugarcane bagasse for poultry field manufacturing
Insilico studies on human IL2
Production of monoclonal antibodies in mice against human lymphocytes
Plant compound activation in cancer cells.
Immunomodulatory effects of mangiferrin
Synthesis of N-Benzhydryl Benzamide that mimics CD 40 L Binding site
Synthesis of Ammonium benzoyl trimethyl chloride that mimics CD 40 L Binding site
National Workshop on "Recent Trends in Quality Control and Quality Assurance in Bioprocess Industries" conducted on September 27 & 28th, 2010.
National workshop on “Real-time PCR for the diagnosis of diseases and molecular evaluation" conducted on February 16th and 17th, 2010.
National workshop on “Recent Trends in Industrial Bioprocesses” was organized from10-12th September, 2009.
International conference on “Modern Trends in Material Technology” during 19th – 20th jan, 2009.
“National conference on recent trends in Biomaterials” during 18th june 2008
“Recent trends in Bioinformatics” during Oct 2006
The Department has signed MoU with the following institutes
Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI).
SPIC Science Foundation.
Workshops/Seminars/Guest Lecturers/Conferences attended by faculty
Prof. M. Sivanandham, HOD, of Biotechnology has attended two days national workshop on SYBYL-X 1.O Tripos’ New SYBYL on windows, Product Launch & user group meet, Brain Wave Solutions limited, in IIT, Chennai, on December 2nd & 3rd, 2009
Prof.M.Sivanandham, HOD was invited as a chairman for a session in Biochemistry in the National conference organized by the Society for Biological Chemists in IIT Chennai.
Mr. P. K. Praveen kumar, Lecturer, of Biotechnology has attended two days national workshop on SYBYL-X 1.O Tripos’ New SYBYL on windows, Product Launch & user group meet, Brain Wave Solutions limited, in IIT, Chennai, on December 2nd & 3rd, 2009.
Faculty members Dr. M.Sivanandham, Prof. Dr. Sulochana Somasundaram, Dr. S. Prabhu, Ms. V. Sumitha, Ms. N. Karpagam, Ms. S. Pandiprabha, Mr S. Kirubanandan, Mr. P. K. Praveen Kumar, Ms P. Jaibiba, Mr. N.Sathish, Ms R. Karthiga rani, Mr J Hariharan and Mr.S.Naga Vignesh attended the National Workshop on “Recent Trends in Instrumentation for Quality Control and Quality Assurance in Bioprocess Industries” conducted on 27/09/2010 and 28/09/2010 in SVCE, Sriperumubudur.
Faculty members Dr. M.Sivanandham, Prof. Dr. Sulochana Somasundaram, Dr. S. Prabhu, Ms. V. Sumitha, Ms. N. Karpagam, Ms. S. Pandiprabha, Mr S. Kirubanandan, Mr. P. K. Praveen Kumar, Ms P. Jaibiba, Mr. N.Sathish, Ms R. Karthiga rani, Mr J Hariharan and Mr.S.Naga Vignesh attended the “National workshop on real-time PCR for the diagnosis of diseases and molecular evaluation" conducted on February 16th and 17th, 2010.
Dr.S.Prabhu, Asst Prof, of Biotechnology attended one day national conference on Animal Ethical Issue Conference, in SSN College Chennai, on December 17th, 2009
Mr.S.Srinivasan, Lab Assistant, attended one day national conference on Animal Ethical Issue Conference, in SSN College Chennai, on December 17th, 2009.
Guest lecture organized by the Department
Mr. Arun kumar Thangaraju, Oklahoma State University, OK delivered a guest lecture on “Comparison of internalization, recycling and down regulation of muscarinic receptors ” on 21th December 2010 in the conference hall of Dept. of Biotechnology
R. Boopathi, Director of School of Biotechnology, Bharathiyar University delivered a guest lecture on “Real Time PCR” on 16th February 2010
Dr. Madhavan Jagadesan, Head of Sankara Nethralaya, Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology delivered a guest lecture on“Retinoblastoma: From Disease to Recovery” on 17th February 2010
Mr. Sabesan Manikka Vasagam, Head of operations, Global Reach, Overseas Education, Chennai delivered a guest lecture on “Overseas Education” on 4th February 2010.
Prof.N.Srinivasan, Professor in Endocrinology, University of Madras delivered a lecture on “Environmental Endocrinology” on 23rd July 2010.
Prof .P. Balasubramanian, Professor, Taminadu Agriculture University, Coimbatore.On 30th August, 2010, delivered a guest lecture on BT Brinjal –another leapfrog technology.
Dr. Rao Sethumadhavan , Sr.Prof. VIT, Vellore delivered a guest lecture on “Biotechnology in Industry”on 30th August, 2010.
Dr. T. Raju, Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai- 25 delivered lecture in “Model liquid Chromatography” during the national workshop entitled on “Recent Trends in Instrumentation for Quality Control and Quality Assurance in Bioprocess Industries” on 27/09/2010 and 28/09/2010 in SVCE, Sriperumubudur.
Dr. G. Sasikumar Chief Scientific Officer, Spic Science Foundation, Technology Innovation Centre, SVCE delivered lecture in “" An Introduction to High Performance Liquid Chromatography" ” during the national workshop entitled on “Recent Trends in Instrumentation for Quality Control and Quality Assurance in Bioprocess Industries” on 27/09/2010 and 28/09/2010 in SVCE, Sriperumubudur.
Sri. B. Sundaran Asst. Director, Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor- 643103 delivered lecture in ““Quality assurance and quality control aspects of vaccines" ” during the national workshop entitled on “Recent Trends in Instrumentation for Quality Control and Quality Assurance in Bioprocess Industries” on 27/09/2010 and 28/09/2010 in SVCE, Sriperumubudur.
Dr. Rasappan, Managing Director, RV Diagnosis, Burkit Road, T. Nagar delivered lecture in “Quality Control in Diagnostic Industries” during the national workshop entitled on “Recent Trends in Instrumentation for Quality Control and Quality Assurance in Bioprocess Industries” on 27/09/2010 and 28/09/2010 in SVCE, Sriperumubudur.
Prof. Mukesh Doble, Professor, Bioengineering and Drug Design, Department of Biotechnology, IIT- Madras delivered lecture in “Quality Control and Six Sigma in Bioprocess Industry” during the national workshop entitled on “Recent Trends in Instrumentation for Quality Control and Quality Assurance in Bioprocess Industries” on 27/09/2010 and 28/09/2010 in SVCE, Sriperumubudur.
Guest Lecture by Dr.Madhavan Jagadeesan, Head, SNONGC, and Dept of Genetics & Mol.Biology on Retinoblastoma: From disease to Discovery was arranged in the Department of Biotechnology on February 17th, 2010.
Guest Lecture by Dr.R.Boopathy, Director, School of Biotechnology on Real time PCR – An Innovation in Gene Analysis was arranged in the Department of Biotechnology on February 16th, 2010.
Guest Lecture by Dr.Anand Pandyan, Senior Lecturer Keele University, UK on Roll of engineers in rehab was arranged in the Department of Biotechnology on February 4th, 2010
Guest Lecture by Sabesan Manicka Vasagam, Head of Operations, Global Research, Chennai on Overseas Education was arranged in the Department of Biotechnology on February 4th, 2010
Guest Lecture by Dr.Mrinal Mugdh, Vice president of Academic Affairs, university of Houston- Clear Lake, on Opportunities at the University of Houston was arranged in the Department of Biotechnology on October 6th, 2009.
Guest Lecture by Dr. Chris Cane, Director of Bioscience- M. Sc Degree Programme, Faculty of Medicine and Biological Sciences, Department of Genetics, University of Leicester was arranged in the Department of Biotechnology on 15th September, 2009.
Guest lecture by Dr. Sujatha Narayanan, Deputy Director (SG), TRC, Chennai on Functional Genomics of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis on 12th August, 2009.
Guest lecture in Omics- 09, by Dr.S. Annadurai, Addl Director, DOTE, Chennai on 2nd Septemeber, 2009
Guest lecture in Current Trends in Healthcare Biotechnology in Biotechnology Drug Development by Dr. M. D. Nair, Health Care Industry, Consultant on 10-Sep-2009.
On 20th January 2009 , The Department of Biotechnology organized a Guest lecture tiltled “From Polymers to Materials to Medicine: Scaffolds and Biomaterials in Tissue Engineering” by Prof. Buddy D Ratner, Director, University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials (UWEB), University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA .
On January 29th 2009, a Guest lecture on "Modern Trends on Medical Biotechnology" by Prof. Lindsay Brown, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Science, The University of Queensland Australia ,was conducted by the department , in its conference hall.
Harish Chandra Soundrarajan and Muthukumaran Sivanandham Quantitative analysis of HBV capsid protein geometry based upon computational nanotechnology NSTI- Nanotech 2008, www.nsti.org ISBN 978-I-4200-8505-I Vol 3
N.Karpagam, Dr. M.Sivanandham and Mr. R. S. Anand A Review on plant extracts used in cancer treatment, Herbal Tech Industry, April 2009.
R.S. Srinivasan, M. Arivalagan, S. Vijayakanth, P. K. Praveen Kumar, P. Krishna Moorthy & M. Deecaraman. Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5(4): 566- 571, 2009. Effect of Cypermethrin, a Pyrethroid Compound on the Neuro-secretory Cells in a freshwater Field Crab, Spiralothelphusa hydrodrana (Herbst)
Renganathan Sahadevan, Dharmendira Kumar Mahendradas,shanmugasundaram,Kirubanandan Shanmugam and Manikam Velan, Sorption Kinetics and Equilibrium Analysis for the Removal of Reactive Red 2 and Reactive Blue 81 Dyes from Synthetic Effluents Using Dried Soya Bean Meal, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, Bepress, Vol7, 2009.
M.Senthil Kumar, S. Kirubanandan, R.Sripriya and P.K.Sehgal Tripala Incorporated Collagen Scaffold- A Smart Biomaterial for Infected Dermal Wound, Journal of Surgical Research, Volume 158, Issue 1, Page no. 162-170, 2010.
S. Balaji Ramadar Kumar, S.Kirubanandan, P.K.Sehgal, Porous Keratin Scaffold- An Effective Biomaterial for Tissue Engineering and Drug Discovery, Journal of Biomedical Material Research- Part B –Applied Biomaterial Volume 92B, Page No. 5-12, 2009.
FELLOWSHIP FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY STUDENTS
Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore-Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi-The National Academy of Sciences, India, (called IASc-INSA-NASI Summer Research Fellowship) 2009 Scheme selected
II Year Biotechnology Student, Ms. K.SRUTHI, under Dr.Sathees C.Raghavan of Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
III Year Biotechnology Student, Mr. R.S. ANAND, under Dr. Amit Basak of Department of Chemistry Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
III Year Biotechnology Student, Ms. T.N. DEEKSHA, under Dr. H.A. Nagarajaram of Department of Computational Biology, Centre for DNA fingerprinting and diagnostics, Hyderabad.
Dr.A.Rajakumar has been appointed as the Editor for the Journal ENFUSE ( Energy and Fuel User Association)
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
MANDATORY DISCLOSURE -DETAILS (PG)
Name of the Department
COMPUER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
1st year of approval by the Council
Year wise sanctioned intake
Year wise actual admission
Cut off marks – General quota
% Students passed with First Class(passed out batches)
Average Pay package, Rs/year
Rs 3Lakhs/ annum
Rs 3Lakhs/ annum
Rs 3Lakhs/ annum
Students opted for Higher studies
Accreditation Status of the course
Ph.D (Department as recognized as research centre)
Foreign collaborations, if any
Professional Society Memberships
ACE (Details Attached in Enclosure I)
Details Attached in Enclosure II
National Level Technical Symposium – INTERRUPT 2010
The annual one-day National Level Technical Symposium – Interrupt 2010 was conducted on 2nd September 2010, in our college premises.
The President of the Association for Computer Engineers (ACE), Amog Rajendran, gave the welcome address. The function was inaugurated by our honorable Vice-Principal Prof.E.G.Govindan, who was the chief guest, by lighting the lamp. The chief guest was introduced by our respectable Dean (Student affairs) and Head of Computer Science Department, Dr.M.Gopalakrishnan. Followed which the chief guest addressed the participants from other colleges and students of our college. The inaugural function ended at 9.45 a.m.
Nearly 125 participants registered for various events. Technical events like – Technical Paper presentation, Quiz, Problem Solving, Coding and Debugging, Web Designing were the events conducted for the students from other colleges. Poster presentation was an event conducted exclusively to the 3rd semester students of CS department, SVCE.
Each of the above events was conducted by the event managers(students) under the guidance of the Faculty in-charges for each event, at various venues.
11 teams of students from various colleges presented the papers, and the best two teams were selected as winners. First place was bagged by V.Saravana Kumar and R.Samuel Jabez from Panimalar Engineering College and Second place by Kruthika Kulsasekara and K.Anjuman Sakeena Mubeen from Anand Institute of Higher Technology
Mr.S.Ganesh Vaidyanathan, Assistant Professor, ECE and Ms.S. Pushpa, Assistant Professor, CSE, were the judges for the Poster presentation event. Two teams out of 23 were selected as winners. First place was given to R.Aarthi, Amritha Ravi, Gayatri. S.S and second place to Saranya.R, Vijayalakshmi.K, Sushmitha.E of Second year CS, SVCE.
The following is the list of number of teams that reached the finals and the winners in each of the event.
The Valedictory function started at 3.00 pm. The Chief Guest Dr.K Balu, Dean (Educational Development), SVCE, was introduced by the ACE coordinator, Ms.S.R.Malathi. Followed which the chief guest addressed the students and gave away the prizes to the winners. The report of the day was read by Ms.G.Jankasudha, ACE coordinator. Sivaraman S V, Treasurer, ACE, gave the vote of thanks. The function concluded with National Anthem.
Achievement of staff
Dr.Susan Elias has been recognized as a Supervisor for guiding Ph.D and M.S (By Research) scholars of Anna University, Chennai under the faculty of Information and Communication Engineering in the area of Multimedia Communication.
Semi-Finalist - DST Lockheed Martin India Innovates Growth Program2010. This is an innovator contest which calls for innovative ideas from Indian citizens every year. For details visit http://www.indiainnovates.in. This is an Indo-US joint venture to identify innovators and innovative ideas for commercialization in the US market. They received 400 innovative ideas this year. Dr.Susan Elias was one of the 60 semi-finalists and was invited to attend the workshop on Commercialization Strategies for Entrepreneurs held in March 2010 at Delhi organized by FICCI, DST, Lockheed Martin Corporation, ICC Institute University of Texas and Indo-US Science & Technology Forum.
Second Prize - CII Innovator Award(SouthZone) The project titled "Adaptive e-learning for 3G Mobile Multimedia System" guided by Dr.Susan Elias comprising of a team of students of the III year Computer Science won the second prize out of 250 entries at the CII Innovator contest held in Feb 2010. The team received a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 30,000.
Dr. Susan Elias Prof., Department of Computer Science & Engineering Selected for Short term Post Doctoral Fellowship for Women at IIT Madras, July 2010- Jan 2011. Collaborative Research work in Membrane Computing With Marian Gheorghe, Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, UK and Kamala Krithivasan, Professor, Department of Computer Science, IIT M, Chennai.
Ms.S.Rajalakshmi, Asst.Prof, Computer Science and Engineering received Prof. T. R. NATESAN ENDOWMENT AWARD, Silver Medal in the M. E. (Systems Engineering and Operations Research) programme for securing the second highest CGPA during the programme period 2007 to 2010.
Ms.S.Chandrakala, Asso.Prof / CS has completed Ph.D viva at IIT Madras on 07.01.11.
Association of Information Technologists (AIT) The Association of Information Technologists(AIT) is involved in organizing and conducting various activities like technical lectures, industrial visits, workshops and seminars. Prominent among them is Protocol, a National Level Technical Symposium.