Keynote Speakers

Prof. Dr. Paulraj M P   
Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology,
Pachapalayam, Perur Chettipalayam, Coimbatore-641010.

Title: “Recent Trends in Brain-Machine Interface”


Prof. Dr. Paulraj M P completed his Bachelor of Engineering in EEE from Government College of Technology, Coimbatore in May 1983; He was awarded his Master Degree in Computer Science and Engineering at Government College of Technology in Feb 1991 and his PhD in Computer Science from PSG College of Technology, Bharathiar University, India in 2001.

He holds close to 3 decades of experience in teaching and research. His career started in 1983 as an Instructor at Mohd Sathak Polytechnic and subsequently joined as a Lecturer at Government College of Technology, Tirunelveli. He served for 11 years before moving to Director of Technical Education in 1992. He worked as a Technical Assistant at the Director of Technical Education for 3 years. He shifted back to education industry as a Lecturer at Government College of Technology in 1996, where he was promoted as a Senior Grade Lecturer in 1998 and as an Assistant Professor in 2002.

After two decades of experience in education and with a PhD degree, he joined the School of Engineering and Information Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia in 2002 and later he shifted to Universiti Malaysia Perlis in December 2005, where he served as a Professor in the School of Mechatronic Engineering till Jan 2016. Currently, he has moved to the SRIT as the Principal.

He is a recipient of 50+ research grants as a Main Researcher and Co Researcher from Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOSTI) and IRPA, Malaysia amounting to 4.46 Crores.

He received Excellent Service Award in 2003 and 2004 from Universiti Malaysia Sabah. His research products in acoustics and brain interfaces has fetched him 14 gold medals, 9 silver medals and 12 bronze medals in various National and International Expositions.  His research achievements fetched him the Best Researcher Award in 2010 from Universiti Malaysia Perlis.

In his supervision co-supervised 5 PhD scholars, 23 Master students and 50+ undergraduate students have graduated successfully.

He has published 400+ Technical Publications which include 4 text books, 7 book chapters, 30 Journal Papers and 260 Conference papers.

He has delivered 25 keynote addresses, 10 workshops at conferences in various institutions in Tamilnadu.

He is the Reviewer of several journals and Conferences including IEEE, Man Machines and Systems, European Journal of Advances in Signal Processing, Europe, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Biomedical Soft Computing and Human Sciences, Japan.

He is a Professional Member in various Professional bodies including IEEE, Computer Society of India, Indian Society for Technical Education and Institution of Engineers, India. He is also an External Examiner and Advisory Committee member in top universities in Malaysia, India, Thailand and Europe.    

Currently, he is working as a Principal, SRIT, Coimbatore and transforms SRIT to yield a higher placement record of 95% through his innovative teaching and training methods by specifically following outcome based education method.