N. Nithyavathy

Chairman - IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) MAS

Chairman - IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) MAS (2019-21); Execom - IEEE MAS (2019-21); Treasurer - IEEE Nanotechnology Council (2019-21); Secretary - IEEE ADSF SIGHT (2019-21) IEEE Branch Counselor (2016-2020) and IEEE-Staff advisor - KEC IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (2017-21) IE(I), ISTE Professional member (2009- till date) Founder Member of PVR Research Foundation. Its main aim is to recognize and promote research activities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine (STEM) by awards, prizes, medals and certificates of merit. She has completed Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai under Bharathiyar University and her Master degree ME in Mechatronics Engineering at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Tamilnadu, India under Anna University. She has obtained a Ph.D. doctoral degree in Information and Communication Engineering at Anna University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India with a specialization in Nano Metal Oxide sensors for Gas Sensing applications under the guidance of Prof. Vengatachalam Rajendran. She is presently working as Associate Professor in Mechatronics Engineering at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Tamilnadu, India. with an experience of 11 years in the department. She has gained rich experience in nano composites and metal oxides. She has done the project “Design and development of roof tile production mechanism using advanced ARM processor control” sponsored by DST/TSG/TC/2010/78-G with a fund of Rs.11,16,240.00 with Dr.K.Krishnamurthy and Dr.C.Maheswari for DST CRAFTS during 2012-2015 and converted to a commercial product and retained in the institution. Also, the project “Automated toilet for bedridden patients'' sponsored by DST/TBI with a fund of Rs. 87000.00 done by Dr.N.Nithyavathy and V.S.Abishek (UG Scholar) for DST start-up fund during 2015- 2017 and converted to a commercial product. She has delivered around 25 Guest Lectures sponsored by SERB, DST, ICMR, DRDO, DBT, IEEE, ATAL FDP at various institutions. She has 25 International Journal publications and 46 International / National Conferences till date. She has been Session chair for International Conference on Nanomaterial and Nanotechnology in NANO during December 2015 and advisory committee member for International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Communication for Smart World (I2C2SW) during 14th and 15th December 2018. She has organized a National Conference on Mechatronics, Control and Automation (NCMCA 2017) Kongu Engineering College. Also, In the past academic year 2017-2018, SPESC ’17 - A National Level PES Congress combined with DRONE workshop was conducted for the benefit of IEEE students in and around their region. Also Organised a seminar on “Research on Magnetic Nanoparticles for Engineering Applications' ' sponsored by CSIR on 27.08.2013. She has received awards like Best Student Award for Co-curricular Activities, Kongu Engineering College, 2006-07; Best Faculty Award, Kongu Engineering College, 2013-14.

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