Dr.M.E.Paramasivam
Assistant Professor , Department Electronics and Communication Engineering
Co-Ordinator, Sona SIPRO,
Sona Signal and Image PROcessing Research Centre,
Advanced Research Centre Block,
Sona College of Technology, Salem – 636 005 India
Ph: 0427 – 4099877
Email: sivam[At]sonatech.ac.in



Academic and Professional Honors

Academic Background
Degree Year College/University Remarks
Bachelors in Engineering (Electronics and Communication Engineering) 2005 Sona College of Technology, Salem - 5 (Anna University, Chennai - 25) 76 %
Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design 2006 VEDANT Centre, Semiconductor Complex Ltd., [A Govt of India Enterprise, Under the Department of Space], Chandigarh. A +
Diploma in Management 2008 Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. First Class
Post Graduate Diploma in Management 2008 Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. First Class
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management 2009 Indira Gandhi National Open University,  New Delhi. First Class
Masters in Business Management (Human Resource) 2010 Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. First Class
Supervisor: Dr.N. Nithya, Assistant Professor, Sona school of Management
Masters in Engineering (VLSI Design) 2010 Sona College of Technology, Salem - 5 (Anna University of Technology, Coimbatore) First Class with distinction
Doctoral Degree in Digital Image Processing 2018

Sona College of Technology, Salem - 5 (Anna University, Chennai)
Thesis Title: Processing and Recognition of Isolated Tamil Palm Leaf Manuscript
Characters Using Hybridized Feature
Extraction And Classifier Technique

Supervisor: Dr.R.S.Sabeenian, Prof - ECE & Centre Head Sona SIPRO.

Academic and Industrial Experience
Designation Place of Work Period
Trainee Design Engineer Semiconductor Complex Ltd., [Under the Department of Space, Govt. of India],  Chandigarh (UT) June 2005 to 
February 2006
Trainee Research Assistant Sona College of Technology, Salem 10 – 04 – 2006 to 
31 – 09 – 2006
Research Associate Sona College of Technology, Salem 1-10-2006 to 
19-07-2007
Lecturer & Research Team Member Sona SIPRO Sona College of Technology, Salem 20–07–2007 to 30-11-2017
Assitent profsser Sona College of Technology, Salem 1–12–2017 to 
Till Date

Honors received (Awards, Fellowship etc)
S.No. Name of award / Fellowship / Patent Year
1 Best Research Activity Award (2006 – 09)
2 Merit recognition certificate participated in the NIIT National IT Aptitude Test held on. Rank Top 6%, 19th September 2004

Grants received
S.No Sponsoring Agency Title Period Role
1 DST-TIDE A proof of concept for indoor navigation using real time image recognition algorithm  2018 - 2021 Dr.M.E.ParamasivamCo-PI
2 Vee Technologies & Nanolyitx Food safety analyzer: Intelligent vision system for detection of foreign objects in dry seeds – Phase - 2 2017-2018 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Co-PI
3 DST – FIST Centre of Excellence for Fabric Defect Detection using Intelligent image analytics 2016-2021 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Team Member
4 Vee Technologies & Nanolyitx Food safety analyzer: Intelligent vision system for detection of foreign objects in dry seeds – Phase - 1 2015-2017 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Co-PI
5 AICTE CAYT Development of Digital Encoding System for Tamil Characters in Palm Leaf Manuscripts 2015-2018 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Team Member
6 AICTE & INAE DVP 2015 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Team Member
7 AICTE & INAE DVP 2014 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Team Member
8 AICTE FDP Recent Advancement & future scope of Research in Image Processing 2013 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Team Member
9 Chockalingam Trust Weed Detection using Image Processing 2013-2016 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Co-PI
10 IETE – New Delhi National Conference on Communication Signal & Image Processing NCCSIP’13 on 12.04.2013 2013 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Co-ordinator
11 ABW Consultancy Preparation if Detailed Project report for the Modernization of Army Base Workshop at Delhi, Meerut, Pune and Jaipur 2012-2014 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
PI
12 IETE – New Delhi Workshop on “Research Opportunities for Digital Image Processing in today’s Scenario” 2012 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Co-ordinator
13 KEREKHAN ESTATE Identification and counting of Fertile Pollen grains in flowers 2012-2014 Mr.M.E.Paramasivam
Team member
14 Anna University- Chennai FDP on “Digital Signal Processing” 2012 Mr.M.E.Paramasivam
Team member
15 AICTE (RPS) – New Delhi Fabric Defect Detection in Handloom Cottage Silk Industries 2009-2012 Mr.M.E.Paramasivam
Co-PI

Consultancy projects
S.No Investigators Project Title Funding Agency Year
1 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Co-PI
Food safety analyzer: Intelligent vision system for detection of foreign objects in dry seeds – Phase - 2 Vee Technologies & Nanolyitx 2017-2018
2 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Co-PI
Food safety analyzer: Intelligent vision system for detection of foreign objects in dry seeds – Phase - 1 Vee Technologies & Nanolyitx 2015-2017
3 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Co-PI
Noise removal UB service line images and HPCA Service line images Vee Technologies 2014-2015
4 Prof.M.E.Paramasivam
Co-PI
Project for presentation of DPR for Modernization of Army Base Workshops under the Ministry of Defense, Republic of India located at elhi,
Jaipur, Meerut and Pune
ABW 2013
Number of Summer/Winter Schools Organized and attended Training attended Faculty Development Programme
S.No Title Venue and Period Status: National / International
  1.  
One day workshop on Computer Networking AU, College of engineering, Guindy 14.10.2006
AICTE sponsored SDP on “Recent Advances in wireless Networks and Security Systems” Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam June 18 – July 01 2006
Workshop on Embedded Data Communication & Networking Systems GCT, Coimbatore July 3-5 2006
4 One day workshop on Computer Networks Laboratory KSR College of engineering 18.10.2006
Two days workshop on “Research Challengers in Wireless and Optical Communication Networks” College of Engineering, AU, Chennai 30th & 31st March 2007
Three days workshop on “Research Approaches and Research Strategies ” GCE, Salem May 28-30 2007
Workshop on MATLAB and its Applications SCT 24-29 December 2007
Mission 10X workshop on “High Impact Teaching Skills” SCT, 7th to 11th September 2009
9 National Programe on Technology Enhanced Learning NPTEL Workshop 3.9.2010
10  IET Chennai network workshop on Image Processing Techniques The Institution of Engineering and Technology – UK 13.03.2010
11  One day workshop on “Reconfigurable Technology  and its Applications” SCT, Supported by Enixs Technology Pvt Ltd,. 29 October 2011
12  Digital Signal Processing Centre for research and development, Anna University, Chennai, 21st to 27th May 2012.
13  “Journal, Thesis and Project proposal writing” One day National level workshop at KSR College of technology 7th April 2012
14  Emerging Paradigm in Technical Education ISTE Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry section & Maharaja Engineering college, Thirupur. 15th December 2012.
15  LabVIEW Core 1 & 2 Training SCT, NI Systems Pvt ltd,. November 5th to 9th 2012
16 Publications & Conference Presentations Staff Awards 2012
17 One day workshop  on “Research Opportunities in Digital Image Processing in Today’s Scenario” SCT 9th March 2012
18  One day workshop on RF Technologies, Measurements and Applications SCT, conducted by Agilent technologies and Synergy measurements and Technologies Pvt Ltd, 16th March 2012
19  Recent advances and future Scope of Research in Image processing SCT, AICTE Sponsored two weeks Faculty Development Program 10th – 23rd July 2013
20 Faculty Development program on “Effective Teaching Techniques” NIT, Thiruchi 10th – 11th October 2013
21  Technical Seminar on “Energy Optimization & Auditing” SCT  14th June 2014
22  IETE Sponsored one day workshop on “Translation of Research in Image Processing to clinical Image based diagnostic Procedure” SCT 28th August 2014
23  IETE Sponsored one day Awareness workshop on ”High Performance computing and its Applications” SCT 10th October 2014
24  2nd International Workshop on Computer Vision & Machine Learning Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning 10th – 13th December 2014
25 Two weeks workshop on Signals & Systems IIT, Kharagpur from 2nd to 12th January 2014
Short Term Summer/Winter Training, FDP and Workshops Attended
  1. AICTE sponsored Staff Development Programme on “Recent Advances in Wireless Networks and Security Systems”, held at Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam, from 18th June to 1st July 2006.
  2. "Workshop on Embedded Data Communication and Networking Systems" held at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore (Under TEQIP) from July 3rd to 5th 2006.
  3. "One Day workshop on Computer Networking" held at Anna University, Chennai - 25 on 14th October 2006.
  4. "One Day workshop on Computer Networks Laboratory" held at K.S.R College of Engineering, Tiruchengode on 18th October 2006.
  5. "One day workshop on Computer Networking" held at the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Anna University, Chennai - 25 on 14 - 10 - 2006.
  6. "Freescale Technology Forum India" conducted by Freescale Semiconductors, USA held at Hotel Grand Ashok, Bangalore on 14th and 15th November, 2009.
  7. "Workshop on Research Challenges in Wireless and Optical Communication Networks" held at Anna University, Chennai - 25 on 30th and 31st March 2007.
  8. "Workshop on Research Approaches and Research Strategy (Under TEQIP)" held at Government College of Engineering, Salem from 28th May to 30th May 2007.
  9. "Workshop on Innovative Teaching Methodologies - Mission10x" conducted by Wipro in collaboration with ISTE, New Delhi at Sona College of Technology, Salem from 7th September to 11th September, 2009.
  10. "One day workshop on Image Processing Techniques" conducted by The Institution of Engineering and Technology - UK, Chennai Network on 13 - 03 - 2010 at Hotel Chennai Deluxe, Chennai.
  11. "National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning Workshop" a joint venture by the Indian Institutes of Technology and Indian Institute of Science on 3 - 9 - 2010 at Sri Krishna College of Engg. & Tech, Coimbatore.

Short Term Summer/Winter Training, FDP and Workshops Organized
  1. One Week Workshop on "VLSI Design" in collaboration with Altera Semiconductors, Bangalore; SLS Corporation, Gujarat and Enixs, Trichy for the faculty of various engineering colleges in and around Salem District from 25th June to 27th June 2007.
  2. One week workshop on "MATLAB and its applications" for the students and staff of Sona College of Technology, Salem in association with Raghuram Associates, Chennai from 24th to 29th December 2007
  3. One day National Conference on Trends in Communication - 2010 held at Sona College of Technology, Salem - 636 005 on 26th March, 2010.
  4. "Edison Memorial Guest Lecture" on the topic "Digital Video and Sound Recording" by Mr.M.Venkatesh, Quality Head, Prasad EFX Pvt., Ltd., Chennai on 04 - 10 - 2010.
  5. "Marconi Memorial Guest Lecture" on "Practical & New Avenues in FM Data Broadcasting" by Mr. R. Narasimha Swamy, General Manager, BECIL, Bangalore; Mr. Sreeram Narayanan, Junior Manager, BECIL, Bangalore; Mr. Chetan Anand, Director, VU Cast Media Inc., USA on 09 - 10 - 2010.
  6. "Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Guest Lecture" on "Satellite Communication", by Prof. D. Jhon, Distinguished visiting Professor - AICTE-INAE, Former Deputy Director, ISRO Headquarters, Bangalore on 16th and 17th October, 2010.
  7. "Project Oriented Workshops" for students in collaboration with "Infinity Technologies, New Delhi" in areas of Robotics and Microcontrollers from 1st Feb, 2010 to 5th Feb, 2010.
  8. "Soft Skill Program" for Third Year ECE Students in collaboration with Infosys Technologies (Campus Connect Program) during Winter Vacation, 2010.

Areas of Specialization

Publication

Books Publication

National Journal

International Journal

2017

  1. M.E.Paramasivam, R.S.Sabeenian “Contrast Based Color Plane Selection for Binarization of Historical Document Images”, Emerging Trends in Electrical, Communications and Information Technologies, Volume 394 of the series Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering pp 249255, Date: 15 November 2016.
  2. M.E.Paramasivam, R.S.Sabeenian “Color-to-grayscale conversion using the Method of Least Squares” 2016.
  3. M.E.Paramasivam, R.S.Sabeenian “Perceptually Weighted Color-to-Grayscale conversion for images with non-uniform chromatic distribution using Multiple Regression” 2016.
  4. M.E.Paramasivam, R.S.Sabeenian, “Analysis of Binarization Algorithms considering Color-to-Gray scale conversion methods on Historic Document Images” 2016.
  5. M.E.Paramasivam, R.S.Sabeenian, “A combined Color-to-Gray scale conversion and Noise reduction Model using Multiple Regression for Historic Document Images” 2016.

2012

  1. Sabeenian R.S., Paramasivam .M.E and P.M. Dinesh., ‘Fabric Defect Detection in Handlooms Cottage Silk Industries using Image Processing Techniques’ published in the International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887) Volume 58– No.11, November 2012, pp 21-29.
  2. Sabeenian R.S., Paramasivam .M.E and P.M. Dinesh., ‘Identification and Counting of Fertile Pollen Grains using Morphological operators, FSF and CGF’ published in the International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887) Volume 42– No.17, March 2012, pp 36-40.
  3. Sabeenian R.S., Paramasivam .M.E and P.M. Dinesh., ‘Computer vision based Defect Detection and Identification in Handloom Silk Fabrics’ Published in the International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887) Volume 42– No.17, March 2012, pp 42-48.

2011

  1. Sabeenian R.S., Paramasivam .M.E and P.M. Dinesh., ’Detection and Location of Defects in Handloom Cottage Silk Fabrics using MRMRFM & MRCSF’ Published in the International Journal of Technology And Engineering System (IJTES): Jan – March 2011- Vol.2, No.2, pp 172-176.

2010

  1. Sabeenian R.S. and Paramasivam. M.E., ‘Multi Modal Medical Image Fusion using MRHE’ Published  in the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare informatics Volume 2, Number 2, July-December 2010, pp.107-112  ISSN: 0973-6727.

2008

  1. Paramasivam. M.E., “Information and Communication Technologies: A Trend Towards Poverty Reduction in the world”, International Conference on Social Development, Social Movements and the Marginalized Perspectives and Concerns held on February 16-19, 2008.

National Conference

International Conference

S. No. Title of paper Name of the Conference Year
1  HIP-Application Specific Algorithm for Cluster Head Solution in Wireless Sensor Networks Sethu Institute of Technology, International Conference on Advanced computing and Communication 9 & 10 February 2007
2  Information and Communication Technologies: A Trend Towards Poverty Reduction in the world International Conference on Social Development, Social Movements and the Marginalized Perspectives and Concerns, held at IGNOU, New Delhi February 16-19, 2008
3 Fusion of Multi-Sensor Medical Images using Discrete Wavelet Transforms 2nd International Conference on Bio Medical Informatics and Signal Processing, Chennai 13-14 March 2009
4  Fabric Defect Detection using First order Statistical Feature on a NIOS II Processors International Conference on Advances and Information and Communication Technologies, at Kochi September 8th - 9th 2010
5  An efficient bit reduction Binary Multiplication Algorithm using video methods IEEE 2nd International Advance Computing Conference, Organized by IEEE student Chapter, Thapar University, Patiala 19-20 February 2010
6  Detection and Location of Handloom cottage Silk Fabrics using MRMRFM & MRCSF 2nd International joint journal Conference on Engineering and Technology, organized by TCET-gopalax Singapore, Thiruvalluvar College of Engineering and Technology, 22.03.2011
7  A survey on test Information Extraction algorithm for Images 2011 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, Cape Institute of technology, Kanyakumari December 15 to 18 2011
8  Face Recognition using Gray level Weight Matrix 2nd International Conference on Advances and power electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Nagpur April 21-22 2011
Non-destructive Defect Detection on the Skin of Tomato using MRCSF International Conference on Cloud Computing and Service Engineering, Rajarajeswari college of Engineering, Bangalore April 11 – 13 2012
10  Fabric Defect Detection using Image Processing Technique 8th International Conference on Engineering and Advancement in Technology – 2018 at Sri Krishna College of Technology 22nd & 23rd March 2018

Professional Membership Details

Research and Development projects
  1. Carrying out a Research Project on “A proof of concept for indoor navigation using real time image” funded by Department of Science and Technology under the TIDE Scheme.
  2. Carrying out a Research Project on “Centre of Excellence for Fabric Defect Detection using Intelligent image analytics” funded by Department of Science and Technology under the FIST Scheme.
  3. Carrying out a Research Project on “Development of Digital Encoding System for Tamil Characters in Palm Leaf Manuscripts” supported by AICTE under the CAYT Scheme.  The project is carried out under the collaboration of Institute of Asian Studies, Chennai; Chinmaya International Foundation, Ernakulam and S-VYSYA University.
  4. Carried out a Research Project on “Fabric Defect Detection in Handloom Cottage Silk Industries” funded by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi under the Research Promotion Scheme (RPS) since 2009.  In order to carry out this project a collaboration was sought with the textile industries
    • Indian Institute of Handloom Technology, Salem
    • The Tamil Nadu Handloom Weavers’ Co-operative Society Ltd., Salem
  5. The Research output for the project is 4 International Journal, 2 International Conference and 1 National Conference publications and 2 PG Projects. The Project Successfully completed and UC also submitted.
  6. Carrying out research projects in collaboration with Tamil Nadu Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai on “Disease Forecasting in Grape Vines using Morphological Image Processing” and published the Research work in 2 Impact Factor International Journal
  7. Carried out a research project for Central Institute for Cotton Research” Coimbatore for the “Disease Identification in Cotton Leaves”, and published the findings in the National Journal.
  8. Associated in the Image Processing Payload for the PESIT – IE (I) Pico Satellite to be launched in February, 2013.
  9. The paper titled “Defect Detection and Identification in Textile fabrics using multi-resolution combined statistical and spatial frequency method” in the IEEE 2nd International Advance Computing Conference IACC, 2010 has been cited 50 times in Scopus.

Participation at Conferences

Professional Activities

Invited Talks

Languages Known


Additional Responsibilities Held
No. Position held Year
1 Head - International Affairs 2017 onwards
2 Co-ordinator - Sona SIPRO Research Centre 2016 onwards
3 Co-ordinator -National Conference on Trends in Communication 2010
4 Full time research scholar at Sona SIPRO Research Centre 2007
5 Instrumental in the preparation of NBA/AICTE presentation for the department From 2007 onwards
6 Team member for National Conference on Trends in Communication 2007
7 Placement Co-ordinator 2007 to 2010
8 Management Scholarship committee member 2007-2008
9 VLSI Lab In-charge 2009
10 Continuing Education Co-ordinator 2007