Research Advisory Board

National Engineering College (NEC), established in 1984, has made concerted efforts to establish state-of-art research ambiance, persuade sponsored and collaborative research, enhance industry interaction and consultancy, develop augmented research laboratories, and foster industrial need research works.

Dr. R Brakaspathy
R&D Advisor
Indian Institute of Technology – Madras

Dr. R Brakaspathy has close to 30 years of experience in R&D Project Management. He worked for the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and handled various programs, including the establishment of centres of excellence, identification of emerging areas, formulation of new schemes and development of human resources. He is her superannuated Secretary, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), an autonomous research funding body of the DST. He is presently working as R&D Advisor at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai.

Dr. Debasis Samanta
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology,

Dr. Debasis Samanta is currently involved in Research Areas like Human-Computer Interaction, Brain Computing, Biometric Security, Data Analytics, and Software Testing. He is the recipient of Best Article of the Year by Computer Society of India (1998), Best Paper award by 8th ADCOM Conference, IIT Guwahati (2006), and Microsoft Valued Professional award by Microsoft, USA (2007). He has published 71 refereed journals, four books, guiding 12+11(Ongoing) Ph. D scholars and 14+1(Ongoing) MS scholars. He has filed ten patents, completed Rs. 582.99 lakhs worth of projects, and currently, he has Rs. 193.64 lakhs worth of ongoing projects.

Dr. J Klutto Milleth
Chief Technologist
Center of Excellence in Wireless Technology (CEWiT)
Indian Institute of Technology – Madras

Dr. J Klutto Milleth is a Chief Technologist at CEWiT, IIT Madras. His research focuses mainly on the L1, L2, and L3 layers of 4G and 5G Broadband Wireless Communication system technology. He has lead the collaborative research project in 5G with IISc Bangalore, IIT Madras, IIT Bombay, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, and SAMEER Chennai. His research activity has led to 25 publications in leading national/international journals and conferences. He has 25+ US and 15+ Indian patents already granted and filed another 05+ US and 35+ Indian patents under examination. He has received the TSDSI FELLOW 2020, the Hall of Fame 2020 award by TSDSI for his contribution to 5Gi technology.

Dr. Murugan Karuppiah
Scientist “E”
International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI),
Balapur P.O.,
Hyderabad: 500 005

Dr. Murugan Karuppiah is involved in research areas like antireflective, anti-tarnishing, self-cleaning, metal-dielectric nano-composites thin film synthesis by sol-gel chemical methods for energy and environmental applications. His work includes thin films characterization using advanced material characterization techniques and ellipsometry data analysis. He received Platinum best group awards at the Asia Nanotech Camp 2011, Seoul, South Korea, for Sustainable Nanotechnology for saving water. He has published 29 refereed journals. He has been granted three patents and two more patents in process. He completed Rs. 166 lakhs worth projects, Rs. 27 lakhs worth consultancy. He is currently working to develop a pack and slurry aluminising process for high-temperature oxidisation and corrosion resistance and slurry coatings for various engineering and domestic applications (ongoing) projects.

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