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Dr. E. Poovammal

Professor & Head
Dept of Computer Science and Engineering
SRM University

Dr. Poovammal is the Professor & Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at SRM University. Additionally, she serves as the Manager of Corporate Relations for the CMU-SRM MSIT-ESE program. Dr. Poovammal obtained her PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from SRM University, where her thesis was titled "Development of Transformation Based Privacy Preservation Methods for Data Mining". Her scholarly interests include Data Mining, Association Rule Mining, Web Mining, Text Mining, Image and Video mining, as well as Privacy and Security in the Cloud. She currently guides eight research scholars in projects relating to data mining and image processing.

Before joining SRM, Dr. Poovammal has held a number of positions including M/S. Masseys Engineering, where she worked as an Estimation Engineer; I.T.I Computer Center; and Tuticorin Port Trust.

When not working with students or researchers, you can find Dr. Poovammal listening to classical and film music.

Awards, Honors, Memberships

  • Recipient of Woman Engineer Award-2013, from IET-YP-CLN
  • Recipient of National Merit Scholarship during 1984 to 1990
  • Madras University III-Rank holder, M.E.,CSE, 2002
  • The Indian Society for Technical Education Life Member – LM 27963
  • IEEE Member (No. 92071224)
  • IET Member (1100294733)
  • Reviewer for IEEE transaction on Security and Privacy
  • Certified as Adjunct Faculty for the two bridge courses Computer Science for Practicing Engineers and Hardware for Software Engineers, by Institute of software Research, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA.

External Service and Industrial Involvement

  • Guiding eight research scholars in data mining, image processing etc.
  • 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
  • Chair person in national level workshops and conferences of private universities
  • Conducted/organized national and international level workshops and conferences in SRM University
  • Attended “Faculty connect-2014” of Microsoft in July 2014.
  • Conducting computer training program for Government school children every semester

Published Works

  • Naveen, S., and Poovammal E.,2014 "Improving Performance of Map Reduce by Using Draw and Data Rebalancing Scheme." International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology. Vol. 3. No. 1
  • Paul, P. K., Karn, B., Chatterjee, D., & Poovammal, E. (2014). Social Software Engineering as non profit technologies: Trends and future Potentials for Social Informatics and Digital Humanities. International Journal of Social Sciences, 3(2), 235-242
  • Poovammal, E., & Cigith, P. (2011). Mining Web Path Traversals Based on Generation of FP Tree with Utility. In Trends in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (pp. 94-100). Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Poovammal E., Ponnavaikko M. 2010, “Privacy and Utility Preserving Task Independent Data Mining”, International Journal on Computer Applications, Vol 15(19), pp. 113-120
  • Poovammal E., Ponnavaikko M., 2010, “Utility Independent Privacy Preserving Data Mining on Horizontally Partitioned Data”, International CODATA Data Science Journal, Vol.9, pp. 62-72
  • Poovammal E., Ponnavaikko M., 2009, “Utility Independent Privacy Preserving Data Mining on Vertically Partitioned Data”, International Journal on Computer Science,5(9),  pp. 666–673
  • Poovammal E., Ponnavaikko M, 2010, “APPT- A Privacy Preserving Transformation Tool for Micro Data Release”, ACM Digital Library and Proc. of ACM- W, Women in computing Conference on Advances in Computing, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
  • Poovammal E., Ponnavaikko M., 2009, “An Improved Method for Privacy Preserving Data Mining”, IEEE Xplore and Proc. of IEEE International Advanced Computing Conferences, Patiala, Punjab, India, pp.1453-1458
  • Poovammal E., Ponnavaikko M., 2009, “Categorical Grading Based Personalized Privacy Preservation against Attacks”, Proc. of WCE International Conference on Data Mining and Knowledge Engineering. London, UK, pp 313-318
  • Poovammal E., Ponnavaikko M, 2009, “Task Independent Privacy Preserving Data Mining on Medical Dataset”, IEEE Xplore and Proc. of ACEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Control, and Telecommunication Technologies, Trivandrum, Kerela, India, pp. 814-818
  • Poovammal E., Ponnavaikko M, 2009, “Privacy Preserving Micro-Data Release: Categorical and Numerical Data”, Proc. of Fifth International Conference on Sciences of Electronic Technologies of Information and Telecommunication – SETIT 2009, Tunisia
  • Poovammal E., Malathy C., 2007, “Automatic Generation of Domain Specific Lexicons”, Proc. of International Conference on Trendz in Information Sciences and Computing, Chennai, 12th -14th December.
  • Pravin Jayakumar J., Poovammal E.,2006, “Efficient Content Based Image Retrieval Using Chromaticity Moments”, Vision-06, Conference on High Performance Computing, organized by Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli, 5th April 2006
  • Lord Jackson, Poovammal E.,2005, “Specular Highlights for cartoons and Animation using Beziar Triangles”, Conference on Computer Intelligence organized by Bharath Institute of Higher Education, Chennai, April 2005
  • Sheeba J I., Poovammal E., 2004, “Tamil Speech Recognition Using ANN”, Conference on Challenges in Achieving Global Quality, organized by Thiyagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 24-25 May 2004
  • Poovammal E., Annapurani K., Umamaheswari, 2002, “Security and Firewalls”, National Level Tech. Paper Presentation Competition, conducted by Amoghsiddhi Educational Society Maharasthra , 23rd -25th  March 2002

Personal Websites/Links

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