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Dr. Lakshmi Chinna Thambi

Professor & Head
Dept of Software Engineering
SRM University

lakshmi.c@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in

Dr. Lakshmi is a Professor and Head of the Department of Software Engineering at SRM University. Additionally, she serves as Program Manager for the CMU-SRM MSIT-ESE program. A graduate of Madras University's Masters of Engineering in Computer Science & Engineering program, Dr.Lakshmi obtained her PhD from SRM University and is pursuing research/teaching interests in Digital Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Web Services, E-learning, and Software Engineering.
 
When not teaching or conducting research, you can often find Dr. Lakshmi reading or delivering motivational speeches to youngsters in her community.

Awards, Honors, Memberships

  • Awarded Gold Medal for University II-Rank in M.E (CSE) 2001.  Course Conferred by University of Madras.
  • Passed Red Hat Certified Technician Course, in October 2006.
  • Certified as Adjunct Faculty for Architecture for software systems and Analysis of software Artifacts courses for the year 2014-2015 by Institute of software Research, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA.
  • The Indian Society for Technical Education Life Member – LM 1100298179
  • IET Member (1100294733)

External Service and Industrial Involvement

  • Examiner for other university theory/laboratory examinations
  • Project evaluator for undergraduate and Graduate Students for SRM and other private Universities
  • Interview panel member for faculty recruitment in private universities
  • Conducted/organized national and international level workshops and conferences in SRM University by having collaborations with Industries.
  • Board of Studies Member in UG and PG courses of Information Technology   in Bharadhidasan University, Trichy since 2009.
  • Reviewer for Journal of Pattern Recognition and Research.
  • Reviewer for Journal of IET Computer Vision.
  • As Counselling officer for SRM University during 2005 – 2008
  • As Registration Coordinator for SRM University, from 2010 to 2014.

Published Works

  • Book Published on “Introduction to computer fundamentals” for BCA programme in Tamil Nadu Open University, India,  in January 2007.
  • Book Published on “System Software” for BCA programme in Tamil Nadu Open University, India, in March 2007.
  • Edited a Book on “Computer Basics” for V Std. School Students published by SRM-CESD, SRM University, India.
  • Edited a Book on “Office Automation” for VI Std. School Students published by SRM-CESD, SRM University, India.
  • Edited a Book on “Programming Techniques” for VII Std. School Students published by SRM-CESD, SRM University, India.
  • Edited a Book on “C Programming” for VIII Std. School Students published by SRM-CESD, SRM University, India.
  • Edited a Book on “C++ Programming” for IX Std. School Students published by SRM-CESD, SRM University, India.
  • Designed and compiled “The SUCCESS Training manual” to train the School Teachers for SUCCESS Programme of SRM-CESD, SRM University, India.
  • Designed and compiled “workbooks for all the courses of SUCCESS Programme” of SRM-CESD, SRM University, India.

Special Guest Lectures

  • Guest Lecture on “Blue Tooth Technology” was delivered in ISTE – STTP on Recent Trends in wireless and mobile communication, conducted by CSE department, SRM Engineering College, India, during 28.3.2003 to 2.04.2003.
  • Guest Lecture on “Fuzzy Logic” was delivered in UGC sponsored programme conducted by EEE department, SRM University, India,  in 2006.
  • Guest Lecture on “Train the Trainer Program” for CSE department staff, SRM University, India, in December 2006.
  • Guest Lecture on “Digital Image Processing” for CSE & ECE department students and staff, Gojan School of Business and Technology, India in 2010.
  • Guest Lecture on “Computer Basics” for School Teachers of Southern Zone of Tamil Nadu, Sep.3rd and 4th, India, 2011.

Research Paper Publications

Journal Publications

  • R.Rani krithiga and Dr.C.Lakshmi, "Segmentation of Dental caries from dental X-ray images using Wavelet and Watershed transforms" published in International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN: 0973-4562, vOL.9, nO.20,2014.
  • Senthamarai selvi and Dr.C.Lakshmi, "A Review: Towards Quality improvement in Real Time eye tracking and Gaze detection", published in International Journal of Applied engineering Research, issn: 0973-4562, Vol. 10, No. 6, pp: 15731-15746, 2015.
  • C.Lakshmi & Dr.M.Ponnavaikko,” Boosting kernel Discriminative common vector method for face recognition,” Journal of Computer Science, 5(11), pp: 801-810, 2009.
  • C.Lakshmi & M.Sundararajan ,”Biometric Security system using Face Recognition”, Publication of International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Research. July 2009 pp. 125-134.
  • C.Lakshmi & Dr.M.Ponnavaikko,” Boosting kernel common vector method for face recognition”, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Research, Vol.5, No.3, pp.255-269, 2009
  • C.Lakshmi & Dr.M.Sundararajan, “The Chernoff Criterion Based Common Vector Method: A Novel Quadratic Subspace Classifier for Face Recognition” Indian Research Review, Vol.1, No.1, Dec, 2009.
  • C.Lakshmi & Dr.M.Ponnavaikko, “Improved Kernel Common Vector Method for Face recognition varying in background conditions”, published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer link publications, pp: 175-186, 2010.
  • C.Lakshmi, M.Sundararajan & Dr.M.Ponnavaikko, “Improved kernel common vector method for face recognition varying in background conditions”, proceeding of Springer – LNCS 6026- pp.175-186 (2010).
  • Dr.C.Lakshmi & Dr.M.Sundararajan, “Wavelet based finger print identification for effective biometric security”, Publication of Elixir Advanced Engineering Informatics-35(2011)-pp.2830-2832.
  • Dr.C.Lakshmi, Dr.D.Malathi & Dr.M.Sundararajan, “Performance analysis of Image restoration filters for satellite images”, published in Research Journal of computer Systems Engineering, vol.02, issue 04, July-December 2011, pp: 277-287.
  • Rathina X.A, Ponnavaikko M, Lakshmi C, And Mehata K.M, “ Human Facial Expressions Recognition - A Survey” Published in Journal of Signal and Image Processing ISSN: 0976-8882 & E-ISSN: 0976-8890, Volume 3, Issue 4, Dec 2012, pp. -130-142.
  • N.Srinivasan and Dr.C.Lakshmi, “A Novel method for predicting stock price using fuzzy classification system” published in Indian streams research Journal ISSN:2230-7850,Volume 3, Issue 11, Dec. 2013.

Conferences Papers

  • C.Lakshmi & M.Sundararajan “Effectiveness of Intensity Quantization Error in Image Processing”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Trends in Industrial Measurement and Automation, Anna University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India . August 17-19 2001  pp. 6.17 – 6.26.
  • C.Lakshmi, M.Sundararajan & Dr.M.Ponnavaikko, “ Human Face Recognition based Biometric Security using Wavelet Analysis”, Proceedings  of the International Conference on Information Security-2005, Pondicherry engineering College, Pondicherry, India, December 7 – 9 , 2005 pp. 140-143.
  • C.Lakshmi & Mr. Manas Jyoti Bordoloi , “ Discriminative Common Vectors by Cholesky Decomposition method for Face Recognition”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science, January 2009 , Loyola College , Chennai
  • Mrs. C. Lakshmi , Dr. M. Ponnavaikko , “Improved Kernel Discriminative Common Vectors for Face Recognition”, Proceedings and IEEE Explore of the International Advance Computing Conference, March 2009 Thappar University, Patiala, Punjab.
  • C.Lakshmi, M.Sundararajan & Dr.M.Ponnavaikko, “Improved Kernel Common Vector Method for Face Recognition”, Proceeding of  2nd IEEE International Conference on Machine Vision-2009, Dubai, UAE, December 28-30, pp. 13-17, 2009 and Published in IEEE Explorer.
  • C.Lakshmi, M.Sundararajan & P.Manikandan, “Hierarchical Approach of Discriminative Common Vectors for Bio Metric Security”, Proceeding of 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering-2010, Singapore, February 26-28, 2010.vol 2 pp. 784-790.
  • C.Lakshmi, M.Sundararajan & Dr.M.Ponnavaikko, “Improved kernel common vector method for face recognition varying in background conditions”, proceeding of 2nd IEEE International Symposium CompIMAGE’10, Buffalo, Nayagara, USA, May 5-7, 2010- pp.175-186 (2010).
  • C.Lakshmi & M.Sundararajan  “Linear Low pass Filtering Techniques for Human like Visual Perception”, Proceedings of the National Conference on NCDAR 2001, PES Engineering College, Mandiya, Karnataka.
  • C.Lakshmi & M.Sundararajan “Improved Biomedical Image Enhancement using Automatic Tissue Optimization”, Proceedings of the National Conference on Electronics, Communication , Computers, Instrumentation and Power system, Eswari Engineering College, Chennai, July 25 – 26 2003. pp. 117 – 121.
  • C.Lakshmi & Mr. Manas Jyoti Bordoloi  “Recognition of Face Images Using Kernel Intelligence Techniques”, Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks, MCA department , SRM University, Chennai , February 2008.

Personal Website/Links

http://www.srmuniv.ac.in/node/5923