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Dr. K. L. Shunmuganathan- Principal of AVIT


B.E.(CSE), M.S.,(SS), M.E.(CSE), Ph.D.,(CSE)FIE
Principal - AVIT

Dr. K. L. SHUNMUGANATHAN is an illustrious Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He has a vast experience in teaching, research & administration for more than 29 years at different levels. He earned his Ph.D from Anna University Chennai,in the area of AI& Networks, Master Engineering degree in of Computer Science and Engineering, Madurai Kamaraj University,and Bachelors degree in of Computer Science and Engineering from Bharathidasan University, Trichy.

He earned M.S Software Systems from BITS PILANI

He started his career from a reputed Technical Institution as a Lecturer in the year 1991. Then he served as a Lecturer (Senior Grade), Assistant Professor and Professor , HOD and Principal in a reputed Engineering College from 1991

He has collaborated actively with researchers in several disciplines of of Computer Science and Engineering. He has guided more than 30 UG projects and 10 PG Research projects. He has published over 147 papers in refereed International Journals and presented more than 42 papers in International and National conferences in India . He is a Research supervisor in ANNA UNIVERSITY

He has produced various Ph.D candidates under his guidance

  • • 9 Ph.D candidates – Degree awarded- ANNA UNIVERSITY,CHENNAI
  • • 5 PhD Candidates - Degree awarded – Sathyabama University
  • • 4 PhD Candidates - Degree awarded Manonmaniam Sundaranar University

He holds the membership of the professional societies
  • • I.E
  • • ISTE – Life Member
  • • IACSIT – Senior Member

He has received various awards

Best faculty award 2014-2015 by cognizant for out standing performance in academics Prof. K. Arumugam National Award for Innovative Research (for Engineering College Teachers only) instituted by the Management of Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore awarded to Dr. K.L. Shunmuganathan in the year 2015

He has organized several FDPs, conferences & workshops on both national and international levels, sponsored by AICTE, Anna University, CSIR and various industries. He is a Member of Advisory Committee of core industries to provide consultancy activities including Technical Lecture, workshops, consultancy and R&D project guidance. He also holds the position of Editorial board member, Technical committee member and Research advisory committee member in various organizations, NBA, AICTE, Anna University and other Universities.

His wife is working in Fathima convent as a hindi teacher .He blessed with two daughters

Best Faculty Award 2014-2015 for Outstanding Performance by Cognizant


for outstanding performance
by Cognizant

Award by Indian Society for Technical Education


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