Dr Vallikannu Alagappan
Vallikannu Alagappan., received the A.M.I.E. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the Institution of Engineers, Kolkatta, India and the M.E in Applied Electronics from Anna University (Chennai) in 1999 and 2005 respectively. She is an University Rank holder in PG. She received the Ph.D. degree in Electronics Engineering from the Hindustan University, Chennai in 2016. She joined department of ECE, Hindustan College of Engineering in 2002, since then she has been associated with them as academic faculty, currently as Associate Professor and Head of Department of ECE, School of Electrical Science, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (Former Hindustan College of Engineering), Chennai. Prior to which she worked in Biomedical industry as Lead service engineer. She has consulted for Wilma Communications for antenna design. She has a total teaching experience of 20 years. Vallikannu’s research broadly spans Energy optimization in MANETs with current interests in the antenna design for autonomous cars, IIoT and Predictive maintenance, Wireless Embedded System design. Currently, she is investigating the Wireless Embedded Systems and IoT. She has to her credit more than 50 publications in reputed Journals and Conferences. Vallikannu is a member of the IEEE, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) International Professional Societies., Institution of Engineers (India), the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE). She is a Jury member of All IEEE Young Engineers’ Humanitarian Challenge, IEEE Asia Pacific Region. She received Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam Award for Innovative Research from SEEE society in 2016.