Annual Report 2017-2018 - Hindustan University

Annual Report 2017-2018 - Hindustan University

Annual Report 2017-2018 - Hindustan University
Annual Report 2017-2018 - Hindustan University

NIRF ranked HITS between 101-150 National Institutional Ranking Framework Ministry of Human Resource Development Government of India AICTE Approved UGC One among five Institutions in India qualified for the QS Ranking. • Ranked No.1 in India among Best Technical Universities (Private) • Ranked No.2 among Top 5 Private Universities with Best Value for Money Accreditation & Ranking Graded as Category 2 Institute for Maintaining High Academic Standards by UGC. Association of Indian University (AIU) Accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC

Annual Report 2017-2018 - Hindustan University

FOUNDER CHAIRMAN Dr. K.

C. G. VERGHESE (1940-2006) “TO MAKE EVERY MAN A SUCCESS & NO MAN A FAILURE.”

Annual Report 2017-2018 - Hindustan University

CONTENT PREFACE 6 ABOUT HITS 7 GOVERNANCE 8 Board of Management 8 Academic Council 9 Planning and Monitoring Board 10 Proceedings of Statutory Bodies 11 ACCOLADES 13 Awards & Rankings 13 Golden Jubilee Valedictory Celebration 15 INFRASTRUCTURE 16 New Additions 16 Infrastructure Added 17 Labs 17 Facilities 17 HUMAN RESOURCES 18 Pictorial Representation of Faculty & Department 18 Faculty Achievements 19 ACADEMICS 22 Programmes Offered 22 Admissions 25 Value Added Training Programmes 28 Placement /Training Programmes 31 Business Incubator and Entrepreneurship 32 Conferences/Seminars/Workshops 33 Conferences 33 Seminars 34 Workshops 35 Other Events 35 Events Attended 36 Research Colloquium 37 Convocation 38 Learning Resources 39 Digital Initiatives 39 Page

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RESEARCH 40 Research Advisory Board 40 Research Promotion 41 Research Incentive Scheme 41 Award of Ph.D. & M.S. 41 Sponsored Research Projects 44 Consultancy 44 Publications 46 Patents 76 STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS 77 Academics 77 Sports 80 NCC 84 NSS 85 CELEBRATIONS 86 INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL COLLABORATIONS 89 List of International Academic MoUs Singed during 2017-18 89 International Programmes at HITS 91 Staff Exchange Programmes 92 Student Exchange Programmes 93 International Visits by Faculty 95 Important Visitors to HITS 96 ALUMNI ACTIVITIES 98 Page

Annual Report 2017-2018 - Hindustan University

Annual Report 2017-2018 6 Page Preface The Annual Report for the academic year 2017-18 is a culmination of achievements both by the faculty, staff members and students.

I am happy that the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Hindustan Group of Institutions was concluded with the Valedictory Function on 16 March 2016. There has been a striking improvement and significant increase in all domains of academic activities of Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science during the year. Sports and cultural accomplishments are no exceptional; as students have excelled remarkably in it brining more trophies and laurels to the institution.

HITS has obtained several rankings and certifications this year. To mention a few, certified with Grade A Accreditation from NAAC with 3.3 CGPA scale; and placed in Category 2 by MHRD; ranked No. 1 among Best Technical Universities (Private) in India, and No. 2 among Top 5 Private Universities with ‘Best Value for Money’ by India Today; NIRF Rankings 2018 placement of HITS in 101-150 band in the Overall Ranking of Institutions, 100-150 band among Universities, 100-150 band in Engineering and 75-100 band in Management; the first Institution in India to be certified by TUV Rheinland for successfully implementing 5S Work Place Management System.

There is a significant development in infrastructure and amenities with construction of state of the art labs, classrooms & seminar halls in Jubilee Block; modernization of labs & establishment of ‘Smart Class Rooms’; installation of yet another state of the art Flight Simulator, ALSIM AL250; establishment of modern conference hall in the School of Aeronautical Engineering; and lay out of football field using natural turf, in association with “Chennaiyin Football Club”, the champions of IFL, to train players, as well as host National & International tournaments. HITS has also launched OFO Cycles for the first time in India to promote eco-friendly travel environment.

HITS has signed 13 MoUs with foreign universities during the current year, aiming to scale up our academic excellence and establish partnership with global universities. In the academic arena the students have graduated with flying colours and bagged placements in several multinational companies and organizations across the globe. The staff and students have participated in several exchange programmes. In National/International Competitions, students have won 11 team event awards and 21 individual event awards. The importance extended to co-curricular and extra-curricular along with curricular activities has brought several laurels to the Institute.

These efforts of the Institute are bestowed with ‘The Great Patron of Sports and Games Award’ for the Vision, Infrastructure, appropriate process and personnel to promote Sports and Games among the youth in India (FICCI CASCADE). Students have won 19 Winner trophies and 11 Runner trophies in National/State level Intercollegiate Volleyball, Basketball, Football tournaments under Men and Women categories.On the cultural front, Kalaikoodaam, a South Inter Zone Youth Cultural Fest with representations from 31 universities and over 1600 participants; and Yarona 2018 were so popular showcasing the ethos of cultural diversity of India.

All accomplishments were possible only with the commitment of our faculty, staff and students alike and due to the able guidance and encouragement from the Management. I hope flipping through the pages of this report would give you a sense of fulfilment and also instill positive vibes to pursue excelling and setting records. Best wishes for the upcoming academic year! Dr. K.P. Isaac Vice Chancellor

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Annual Report 2017-2018 7 Page Commenced in 1985, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS), a deemed to be University, is one of the most sought after institutions in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India offering a wide spectrum of Undergraduate (29), Postgraduate (34), Research and Doctoral Programmes in diverse fields of Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Management, Fashion, Arts and Design, Aviation, and Arts and Sciences.

The Institution is a part of prestigious Hindustan Group of Institutions which includes KCG College of Technology, Hindustan Arts and Science College, Hindustan International Schools, Hindustan First Grade College and Orient Flight Aviation Academy. This illustrious group caters to the academic needs of 15,000 students, facilitated by 2000 faculty members.

HITS has been in the forefront of academic innovation since inception. The motto of HITS is to lead by example; and has been meticulous in carrying out the changes to cater to all the stakeholders, in particular, the student community. The vision of the Founder Chairman Dr. K.C.G. Verghese “TO MAKE EVERY MAN A SUCCESS AND NO MAN A FAILURE” is the guiding principle behind all the transformations that are carried outat HITS. HITS is accredited with an “A” Grade by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC), Govt. of India; approved by AICTE; Placed in Category 2 institution by MHRD; Ranked No.1 in India among Best Technical Universities (Private), and No.2 among Top 5 Private Universities with Best Value for Money by India Today; awarded an overall 3Star Rating for Teaching, Employability, Innovation, Inclusiveness and Facility by QS Stars, Rated for Excellence; Ranked as No.

10 in Chennai among Private Universities in National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2017; and the first institution to be certified by TUV Rheinland for successfully implementing 5S Work Place Management System.

Highly qualified and competent faculty and excellent infrastructural facilities for curricular and extracurricular activities catering to the needs of students are additional advantages of HITS. The student community comprises of students from all over India and Overseas. The institution hosts 14 Centres of Excellence with sophisticated and advanced facilities for focused Research.The institution has established global collaborations with Institutes and Industries to promote Faculty & Student Exchange Programmes, Joint Research, Consultancy Projects, Conferences and Events.

HITS is renowned for its accomplishments in Sports.

World-class play courts over 15 acres designed exclusively for indoor and outdoor games, and recreational activity is worth mentioning. Besides, Y’s Men International, Round Table India, Rotary International, National Cadet Corps (NCC), National Service Scheme (NSS), Youth Red Cross (YRC), and Student Clubs are active all over the year. HITS is bestowed with Good Green Governance Award for the seventh consecutive time in recognition of environment friendly initiatives in its plush green campus. The institute ensures that highest standards of quality is implemented in all spheres to build a strong future for the student community and nation at large.

ABOUT HITS

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Annual Report 2017-2018 8 Page ADMINISTRATION Heads of Departments Research Academics Dr. Pon. Ramalingam Registrar Dr. G. Ilavazhagan Director-Research Dr. N. Vasudevan Dean-Academic Dr. Baby Joseph Dean, Research. Dr. D. Mohan Associate Dean, Research. Dr. A. Udhayakumar Controller of Examinations. Brig. (Rtd) Dr. Ravi Varman Dean, Administration. Mr. Salim Mahmood Deputy Director, Admissions & Administrations. Dr. David Easow Deputy Director, International Affairs. Mr. Milton Huggins Gerard Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs & Training. Dr.

B. Selvamuthukrishnan Director, Physical Education. Dr. Dilip A. Shah Aeronautical Engineering. Dr. Sheeba Chander Architecture. Dr. Jessy Rooby Civil Engineering. Dr. Aby K. Thomas Electronics & Communication Engineering. Dr. Ravikumar Solomon Mechanical Engineering. Board of Management Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese Chancellor Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese Pro-Chancellor Dr. Pon. Ramalingam Registrar Dr. K. P. Isaac Vice-Chancellor Dr. G. Ilavazhagan Director-Research Dr. N. Vasudevan Dean-Academic Mr. Ashok Verghese Director Dr. Aby Sam Director GOVERNANCE Dr. G. Ilavazhagan Director-Research Dr.

Baby Joseph Dean, Research. Dr. D. Mohan Associate Dean, Research. Dr. N. Vasudevan Dean-Academic Dr. A. Ramesh Babu Science & Humanities. Dr. A. Sherine Languages. Dr. V. Parthasarathy Physics.

Dr. M. Veerachamy Chief Librarian. Dr. K. Kamalakkannan Automobile Engineering. Dr. A. Anitha Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology. Dr. Rajeswari Mukesh Computing Sciences. Dr. Uppu Ramachandriah Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Dr. Gee Varghese School of Management. Dr. S. Velmurugan Mathematics. Dr. S. Induja Chemistry. Dr. F. Afrose Fathima Fashion, Design & Arts. Mr. B. Thirumaran Placement.

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Annual Report 2017-2018 9 Page Academic Council Patron Chairperson Special Invitee Member Invitee Non Member & Secretary External Member Dr. (Mrs.) Elizabeth Verghese Chancellor Dr.

K.P. Isaac Vice Chancellor Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese Pro Chancellor Dr.G.Sambandan Advisor, KCG College of Technology Dr. Dharanipragada Janakiram Prof, Dept. of CSE, IIT Madras Dr. Xavier Alphonse Educationist &Former Member - UGC Dr. Karthik Krishnamurthy Director, Operations of the Aerostructures business, Mahindra Aerospace, Bangalore Mr. M.G. Poduval MD, MGP Associates Pvt. Ltd, Former National Secretary & National VP Indian Institution of Plant Engineers, Chennai Mr. Rajesh Renganathan Head, International Operations, Power Solutions Business, Ashok Leyland, Chennai Mr. Ashok Verghese Director Dr.

Aby Sam Director Prof. G. Ilavazhagan Director - Research Prof. A. Udhayakumar Controller of Examinations i/c. Prof. N. Vasudevan Dean (Academics) Prof. Baby Joseph Dean (Research) Brig. (Retd.) Dr. Ravi Varman Dean (Administration) Prof. D. Mohan Associate Dean (Research) Prof. Ramanujachari Chair Professor, CDTS Prof. A. .Ramesh Babu HOD (School of Science & Humanities) Prof. Jessy Rooby HOD, Civil Engg. Dr. Sheeba Chander HOD, Architecture Prof. Rajeswari Mukesh HOD, School of Computing Sciences Prof. Dilip A Shah HOD, Aeronautical Engg. Prof. Ravikumar Solomon HOD, Mechanical Engg. Prof.

K. Kamalakkannan HOD, Automobile Engg. Prof. Uppu Ramachandraiah HOD, EEE & EIE Prof. Aby K Thomas HOD, ECE Prof. Gee. Varghese HOD, SOM Prof. A. Anitha HOD, Chemical Engg. Prof. V. Parthasarathy HOD, Physics Prof. S. Induja HOD, Chemistry Prof. S. Velmurugan HOD, Mathematics Prof. A. Sherine HOD, Languages Prof. Afrose Fathima HOD, Fashion Design & Arts Prof. M. Veerachamy Chief Librarian Mr. Milton Gerard Huggins Deputy Director (Corporate Affairs & Training) Mr. Salim Mahmood Deputy Director (Admissions) Prof. C. Robin Legal Advisor Prof. V. Paramasivam Professor (Emeritus) Prof. R. Devanathan Professor (Emeritus) Prof.

K.M. Mehata Sr. Professor (CSE) Prof. D. Dinakaran Group Lead, Centre for Robotics & Automation Dr. Pon. Ramalingam Registrar

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Annual Report 2017-2018 10 Page Planning and Monitoring Board Prof. K. V. Thomas Member of Parliament Patron Dr. Kuncheria P. Isaac Vice-Chancellor Chairperson Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese Pro Chancellor Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Mr. Ashok Verghese Director Director Dr. Aby Sam Dr. M.P. Poonia Vice-Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi. UGC Nominee Dr. G. Prabhakaran Principal, KCG College of Technology, Karapakkam External Member External Member Dr. A.M. Moorthy Former Vice-Chancellor Tamilnadu Physical Education and Sports University, Chennai Dr.

A. Udhayakumar Controller of Examinations i/c. Dr. N. Vasudevan Brig (Retd.) Dr. Ravi Varman Dr. Baby Joseph Mr. K.M. Mathews Mr. R. Subramanian Mr. B. Thirumaran Prof. C. Robin Ms. Nasreen Banu Dr. Pon.Ramalingam Dean (Academics) Dean (Research) Dean (Administration) Chief HR Officer Additional Finance Manager Head, Placement Legal Advisor Finance Controller Registrar Special Invitee Special Invitee Member Secretary

Annual Report 2017-2018 11 Page Proceedings of Statutory Bodies NO. PARTICULARS DATE 1. 18th Board of Management Meeting 07 October 2017 2. 11th Finance Committee Meeting 27 November 2017 3. 23rd Academic Council Meeting 20 January 2018 4. 9th Planning and Monitoring Board Meeting 28 March 2018 5. 24th Academic Council Meeting 30 May 2018 6. 12th Finance Committee Meeting 31 May 2018 • The Board of Management approved the award of 1217 UG/PG/M.Phil & Ph.D. degrees and 48 UG and PG degrees for arrear batch students. • 8th Convocation of HITS was held on 7 October 2017 in which Honoris Causa Awards were conferred on, Dr.

S. Christopher, Secretary, Dept. Of Defence (R&D) & Chairman, DRDO; Mr. Mecca Rafeeque Ahmed, Chairperson, Fareeda Group of Companies; Mr. Alex Jacob, Managing Director and Senior Structural Engineer, United Consultants; and Mr. Narain Karthikeyan, International F1 Racing Driver.

18th Board of Management Meeting: 11th Finance Committee Meeting: 23rd Academic Council Meeting: • Approvedtheminutesofthefeefixationcommittee meeting held on 27 November 2017 and circulated to the members. • Audited financial statement summary for 2016- 2017 was presented before11th FCM. • It was informed that the total expenditure for the research promotion will be 10% of the budget, of the expenditures related to the conduct of National/International Conferences, minor projects sponsored by the Management. • The Minutes of the 23rd Academic Council Meeting held on 20 January 2018 was presented and confirmed by the Academic Council.

• Revision of Number of Credits for all UG and PG courses as per AICTE norms with effect from 2018-2019.

• Introduction of new programme namely MBA (FinancialMarkets),incollaborationwithNational Stock Exchange. • Introduction of B.Des (InteriorDesign) and B.Des. (Apparel and Fashion Design) from 2018-2019. 9th Planning and Monitoring Board Meeting: • Theinstitutionshouldsponsormorestaffmembers to participate in the exchange programmes with Foreign Universities. • The Staff members shall be motivated by the International Affairs Office/Research Office to pursue Ph.D./PDF programmes with reputed foreign universities.

• Initiative shall be taken to sign more active MoUs with more foreign universities to strengthen joint research programmes.

• It was informed that the institution has signed a Network Partnership Agreement with World Technology Universities Network at University of Bradford in September 2016. Only two institutions from India have signed this agreement and HITS is the only private institution from India. This will enable the institution to share sources, knowledge, training expertise and research output with the world class partner universities. • The UGC Nominee suggested that the faculty membersnominatedfortheexchangeprogrammes should know the purpose and expected outcome of the faculty exchange programmes. There should be a tangible outcome and benefit to the institution since substantial resources are spent by the institution for sponsoring exchange programmes.

Annual Report 2017-2018 12 Page 24th Academic Council Meeting: • The Minutes of the 24th Academic Council Meeting held on 30th May 2018 was presented and confirmed by the Academic Council. • It was informed that The UGC-AICTE Joint Review Committee visited HITS in September 2017 and gave an excellent report and approval for the renewal of Deemed to be University status. • It was informed that the institution has improved in NIRF Rankings this year compared to the last year. The institution should achieve NIRF Ranking within 100 under the overall and Engineering Categories during 2019. The Chancellor hoped that the institution will achieve its greater heights in coming days under the leadership of new Vice- Chancellor Dr.

K.P. Isaac.

• Overall result statistics of the end semester examinations for the last three years was analyzed and discussed. • A new ERP is to be implemented from the academic year 2018-19. • It was suggested that the focus should be given on project based learning, industrial training, Research Projects, MOOC courses and Startup/ Entrepreneurship at UG level. • The Dean-Academics presented the Minutes of the 23rd Academic Council Meeting held on 20th January 2018 and the Academic Council confirmed the Minutes of the Meeting. • The Action Taken Report on the Minutes of 23rd Academic Council Meeting held on 20th January 2018 was confirmed.

• It was informed that the subject “Programming in C and Python” in first semester should be replaced with “Problem Solving in C Programme”. • The pre-requisites to be specified for choosing Department and Non Department Electives was discussed. 12th Finance Committee Meeting: • The minutes of the fee fixation committee meeting held on 31st May 2018, circulated to the members was approved. • It was suggested that creating infrastructure to cater to the needs of 10,000 students was discussed and submitted for approval.

• The suggestions for improving NIRF rankings within first 100 rankings, achieving a score of 3.5 in NAAC and NBA Accreditation for all eligible programmes were discussed.

• The need for effective industry collaborations, research and consultancy was suggested in the minutes. • The suggestions to show research and lab equipment in Capital Expenditure under the head “Research/Lab Equipment” instead of “Revenue Expenditure” was discussed. • The budget presented for 2018-19 have been approved with changes suggested. The revised Budget as per discussion held in 12th Finance Committee meeting will be made by the Finance Controller/Secretary.

• The details of Scholarships paid during the academic year 2017-18 was discussed. • It was suggested that funds to be generated through the Alumni and Industry involvement to meet the infrastructure requirements. Initiatives should be taken by the HoDs and Professors in this regard and we can dedicate the facility created by Alumni/Industry in their names. • The Pro-Chancellor requested the Dean- Academics to analyze the strength and weaknesses of the Institution in each category in the last NIRF Rankings and submit a report within a week. • Audited financial statement summary for 2017- 2018 was presented before 12th FCM.

• To introduce teaching pedagogy training for three months to the M.Tech students. This will considerably help the students to seek job opportunities in teaching profession. • It was suggested to create a Career Development Centre for training the students for placement right from the first semester onwards. This centre shouldhaveexpertstoteachsoftskills,quantitative aptitude, reasoning, verbal and personality development. • It was suggested to introduce M.Tech. Sports Technology in the institution as the government is offering financial assistance upto 70% for procuringsportsinstruments.Itwasalsosuggested that sports technology can also be included as an Elective paper.

Annual Report 2017-2018 13 Page ACCOLADES Election of Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, HITS as Chairmanof the Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI), Chennai Branch on 4th August 2017. Dr. K. P. Isaac, Vice Chancellor received Sangama Grama Madhava Award from Govt. & Aided Polytechnic College Teaching Staff Association, Kerala on 17th March 2018. Mr.AshokVerghese, Director, HITS with ‘Best Institute Award for Promoting Global Exposure’ Mr. AshokVerghese receiving Best Education Brand Awards Mr.AshokVerghese, and faculty members with “Best Accredited Student Branch Award” from Computer Society of India.

Faculty Members with Best Cyber Security Education Institution Award of the Year in NASSCOM-DSCI Excellence Awards 2017. Awards are affirmation of sincere efforts that have reached target successfully. They act as an appreciation note to its recipients giving them satisfaction and also fostering them to crave for more. Awards & Rankings

Annual Report 2017-2018 14 Page • NIRF Rankings 2018 placed HITS in 101-150 band in the overall Ranking of Institutions, 100- 150 band among Universities, 100-150 band in Engineering, and 75-100 band in Management. • 5S Certified by TUV Rheinland for successfully implementing 5S Work Place Management System.

HITS is the first Institution in India to receive this award. • Awarded the prestigious National Education Excellence Awards 2018 under “Best Institute Providing Global Exposure” and “Best B-School for Promoting Industry-Academia Interface” categories during 11th ASSOCHAM Higher Education Summit 2018 on 17th February 2018. • Ranked 41st among All India Top Engineering Institutes, and 26th position among Top Private Engineering Institutes in TIMES Engineering Institute Ranking Survey 2017.

• Best Institutional Award by Institution of Engineers (India), Tamil Nadu. • Best Cyber Security Education Institution Award of the Year 2017 by Data Security Council of India (DSCI)– NASSCOM Excellence Awards. • “Best Accredited Student Branch Award” from Computer Society of India. • The School of Architecture won the Conventional Trophy in ZONASA 2017 on 10th November 2017. • The School of Management obtained AAA Rating in India’s B-School Rating 2018 conducted by Careers 360 Magazine.

• The School of Management secured 116th position at the National level in the Week Best-B School 2017.

• Awarded “Shield” for mobilizing over 500 Blood Donors during 2016-17 by the Madras Voluntary Blood Bureau. • TheUGC–AICTE Joint Review Committee visited HITS between 14th and 16th September 2017 and gave report of approval for the renewal of Deemed to be University Status of HITS.

Annual Report 2017-2018 15 Page His Grace The Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director HGI; Most Rev Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma; Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chairperson, HGI; Shri. Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu; Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India; Shri. D. Jayakumar, Hon’ble Minister for Fisheries, Personnel and Administrative Reforms Govt. of Tamil Nadu; Shri. Bharat Joshi, Deputy High Commissioner, British Deputy High Commission, Chennai; Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Director & CEO, HGI; Dr. Aby Sam, Director, HGI Hindustan Group of Institutions celebrated its Golden Jubilee year’s Valedictory Function on 16th March 2018 at Hotel Le Royal Meridien, Chennai.

The function was presided by Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India; Shri. Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu; Shri. Bharat Joshi, Deputy High Commissioner, British Deputy High Commission, Chennai; Shri. D. Jayakumar, Hon’ble Minister for Fisheries, Personnel and Administrative Reforms Govt. of Tamil Nadu; His Grace The Most Rev Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma; and other eminent personalities. They aptly commemorated the legacy of the group built over 5 decades in providing education for the Nation. Mr. Naidu said, “Educational institutions must compete with global varsities and train students in the best way possible so as to compete in the quest for knowledge and emerge victoriously.

He also added that we must abandon colonial mind-set and try rather to be multilingual; yet never forget one’s mother tongue.” Rev Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma shared his reminiscence of Dr. KCG Verghese, who was a pioneer in the field of technical education. He also marvelled about the Founder’s philanthropic touch to reach the underprivileged and make education common to all. In her address, HGI Chairperson Dr. Elizabeth Verghese said the occasion was an opportunity to renew and strengthen the late Founder KCG Verghese’s vision of ‘Making Every Man a Success and No Man a Failure” and it is a matter of pride that HGI has accomplished 50 years of excellence in education.

The HGI Golden Jubilee Souvenir was released by Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu. The souvenir records a culmination of notable 50 years of accomplishments. Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, HGI, proposed the Vote of Thanks. GOLDEN JUBILEE VALEDICTORY CELEBRATION

Annual Report 2017-2018 16 Page INFRASTRUCTURE • Inauguration of BOSCH Joint Training Centre on 25th October 2017. • Establishment of Centre for Higher Education Leadership and Management (HELM) on 12th July 2017. • Construction of Parabola. • Launch of OFO Cycles. • Unveil of Hyperloop Orcapod on 12th March 2018. • Addition of ALSIM AL250. Inauguration of BOSCH JointTraining Centre. Establishment of Centre for Higher Education Leadership and Management (HELM). The University is situated in an enthralling Arcadian ambience; spread over a hundred acres of lush green landscape, with impressive stately buildings whose design features an integrated approach to environmental sustainability.

Overall built up area is about ten lakh square feet. The Bay Range campus consists of dedicated blocks for academic pursuits with state of the art labs, seminar halls, smart class rooms, lecture theatres, central library, auditorium etc. Other facilities include modern hostels with vibrant living space, well equipped gym, play fields, multi cuisine canteens, guest houses, shopping complex, bank etc. The atmosphere is conducive for developing close social and academic networks during the stay in the University. Other essential eco-friendly aspects incorporated are a sewage treatment plant, solar power generation system, centralized RO plant for providing hygienic drinking water and a plastic free campus.

The infrastructure is added every year to cater for the enhanced strength of students and to meet the technological demands necessitated for effective teaching- learning process, which is a dynamic process.

Inkeepingwithourcommitmenttocontinuous,aneed-basedenhancementofinfrastructu reandmodernization of facilities, the Management has added new hi-tech Academic Buildings to house classrooms, labs, and hostels. Further, existing facilities have been upgraded to meet the emerging needs of students in the global education al environment. New Additions

Annual Report 2017-2018 17 Page Infrastructure Added Laboratories Inauguration of Jubilee Block–Research and Innovation Centre by Shri. M. Venkiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India, 16th March 2018. Jupiter Hostel for boys, to cater for multiple needs of students’ under one roof, is one of the ‘star attractions’ towards enriching the campus life.

While Phase -1, accommodates 450 students, Phase -2 intends to house over 2000 inmates. Inauguration of Aryton Senna-Motorsports hub by Padma Shri. Narain Karthikeyan, F1 Racer.

• Computer Lab in Edison Centre on 6th December 2017. • Louis Pasteur Lab on 29th March 2018. • Richard Feynman Lab on 29th March 2018. • Edward David Lab on 29th March 2018. • Modernization of Staff rooms and Class rooms in Building Science Block. • Addition of 7 buses to the existing transport. • Inclusion of 150 bicycles to the existing 200 bicycles to promote green campus concept. • RO plants established in all hostels. • Lay out of football field using natural turf, in association with “Chennaiyin Football Club”, the champions of IFL, to train players, as well as host National & International tournaments.

Facilities

Annual Report 2017-2018 18 Page Aeronautical Engineering Architecture Automobile Engineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Science and Engineering Electronics and Communication Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Mechanical Engineering Chemistry Languages Mathematics Fahion, Designe & Arts CENCON Library Science & Physicial Education Physics MBA Information Technology MCA Electronic and Information Engineering HUMAN RESOURCES Pictorial Representation of Faculty 58 54 34 14 32 41 35 23 58 11 21 27 09 08 03 08 41 11 13 13 School of Aeronautical Sciences School of Architecture School of Building Sciences School of Computing Sciences School of Electrical Sciences School of Mechanical Sciences Science and Humanities School of Managment A total of 89 Technical Staff, 10 Secretaries, and 15 Lab Assistants comprise the Non Teaching Staff, Administrative and other Supporting Staff of HITS fraternity.

Strength

Annual Report 2017-2018 19 Page Faculty Achievements • Dr. R. Asokan, Professor, was elected as Honorary Secretary of Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI), Chennai branch on 4thAugust 2017. • Dr. Dilip A Shah, Professor is serving as Editorial Board member of Journal of Aerospace Engineering and Technology; and Advisory Committee Member of ISRASE. • Mr. C.S. Karunakaran is serving as EC Member, Member-Branch News Paper Board and Member- Student Development Board of Aeronautical Society of India, Chennai Branch; and Honorary Secretary of Institute of Aeronautics Astronautics and Aviation.

Champion, Club Officer Leadership Training, SAEISS.

• Dr. J. Ashok Babu, Professor; Dr. K. Ramajayathilagam, Sr. Professor; and Mr. G. Dinesh Kumar, Assistant Professor; Mr. Suresh, Assistant Professor; Mr. Gowrishankar, Assistant Professor; Mr. Rajesh, Assistant Professor; and Mr. C. S. Karunakaran, Assistant Professor were selected as EC Member of AeSI Chennai Branch on 4th August 2017. • Mr. C. S. Karunakaran, Assistant Professor, was awarded for his “Asia’s First Flying Bike” in an International Two Wheeler Conference organized by SAEINDIA on 5th August 2017 at PES University, Bangalore.

• International Seminar on “Space Odyssey–II” was organized on 19th July 2017.

Mr. Mikhail Kornienco, Russian Cosmonaut and International Space Station Flight Engineer was the Chief Speaker. • Mr. C.S. Karunakaran, Assistant Professor was awarded for his Extraordinary Contribution for Aerospace Sector” by International Excellence Award on 7th December 2017 at Hotel Ramada Plaza, Chennai. • Mr. Dinesh Kumar, Assistant Professor, got “Certificate of Achievement” from “Cubes in Space” NASA for mentoring Students to fabricate 3-D printed satellite.

• Dr. K. Kamalakkannan, Professor and HoD was selected for “SAE Outstanding Faculty Advisors Award” on 11th March 2018, in SAE WCX18, Detroit, Michigan, USA. • Dr. M. Jaikumar, Assoc. Professor obtained “Best Teacher Award” for the year 2017. • Dr. S. Ravindran, Professor, has been recognized by Times of India and Dinamalar for “Finding a Thin Flexible Plastic Material for Making Umbrellas and Protective Raincoats.” • Dr. S. Ravindran obtained “Lifetime Achievement in Engineering-Specialization-Industrial Safety” award organized by Centre for Advanced Research and Design, Venus International Faculty Awards VIFA 2017 on 8th July 2017.

• Mr. B. Prabakaran, Assistant Professor; Mr. E. Sangeethkumar, Assistant Professor; and Mr. M. Hemakumar, Assistant Professor obtained Attendance Award for the year 2017. • Ms. M. Chandrakala, Assistant Professor, received “5S Award” during the Republic Day celebrations, 2017. • Ms. K. Kiruthiga, Assistant Professor, received “Effective and Best Contribution for Unifest Award-2017” during the Republic Day celebrations. • Dr. D. Sathya Seeli received “Encouragement Award” during the University Day Celebrations on 6th April 2018.

AERO AUTO CHEMISTRY PHYSICS • Dr. P. Mani, Professor, received the prestigious “Indian Spectro Physics Association (ISPA) Gunasekaran Award 2018” at the CSIR Sponsored International conference on “Advances in Materials Science and Engineering for Societal Applications (ICAMSE-2018) held at Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET), Chennai, India for his sustained scientific research works on 2ndMarch 2018.

Annual Report 2017-2018 20 Page • Dr. V. Preethi, Associate Professor received“Young Researcher Award” from Hindustan Alumni Association, HCE `92 Batch Annual Awards on 5thAugust 2017. • Dr. V. Preethi, won a Bronze Medal, Certificate, and Memento in Young Faculty in Engineering Competition conducted by Venus International Foundation(VIFA) during the Contemporary Academic Meet- CAM2017 on 8thJuly2017. • Dr. V. Preethi, Associate Professor visited University of Melbourne, La Trobe University, Deakin University, Australia for research collaboration on 24th & 25th July 2017. • Mr. J. Samuel, Assistant Professor visited Oxford Brookes University and delivered a presentation on “Analysis of Cold Formed Steel Members” on 8th September 2017.

• Dr. J. Thangakumar, Associate Professor, Mr. S. Ravi, Assistant Professor, and Mr. M. Sambath, Assistant Professor received “Inspire Faculty Award” from Infosys for the year 2017-18. • Mr. S. K. Shankar, Assistant Professor received the ‘IET-CLN Men Engineering Award” for the year 2017-18 on 7th October 2017 from IET-CLN. • Dr. J. Thangakumar received the “Best Faculty of the Year Award 2017-18” from Computer Society of India on 10thFebruary 2018. • Dr. Uppu Ramachandraiah, Professor, got CertificationofAppreciationbyTexasInstruments for mentoring projects in Indian Design Contest. • Dr.

A. K. Parvathy, Professor, received “Excellence in R&D Award” from Entrepreneurs Council of India during Girl Power Summit on 11thMarch 2018.

• Dr. R. Devanathan, Professor, is appointed as Chairman of Teller Committee, IEEE Madras Section Elections, in Jan. 2018. • Royal Academy of Engineering had approved the project entitled “Optimal Dispatch of Virtual Power Plant using Cyber-Physical Controller for Real-Time EMS” at a cost of Rs. 45.12 lakhs for 2 years to Dr. A. K. Parvathy and Dr. K. R. Devabalaji. • Dr. A.K. Parvathy visited Yildiz Technical University, Turkey from 23rd to 27thOctober 2017 on Erasmus Staff Mobility Programme to encourage research and academic collaboration between the Yildiz Technical University and HITS.

• Dr. A. K. Parvathy visited Naresuan University, Thailand for delivering Invited Lectures on Renewable Energy from 2nd to 6thApril 2018. • Dr. R. Devanathan gave Invited talk on “Electromagnetic & Electrostatic Study in High Voltage Switchyard” at COMSOL, Bangalore on 8th June 2017.

• Patent was granted on “An Apparatus Capable of Automatically Reducing the Speed of the Automobile within a Pre-determined Controlled Speed Zone” by Dr. G. Muthukumaran in 2017. • Dr. Smiley’s Dental Hospital provided constancy project entitled “Development of Flow Controlled Injection System” to Dr. Uppu Ramachandraiah in 2017. • Project tiled “Pipe Cleaning Robot” under the guidance of Mrs. Getzial Anbumani Qualified for Pals Innovation Challenge–PALS Innowah finale, organized by IIT Alumni, 2018.

• Dr. Vallikannu A. L., Associate Professor, received “Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Award for Innovative Research” on 16th March 2018, Coimbatore.

CIVIL CSE ECE EEE

Annual Report 2017-2018 21 Page FASHION, DESIGN AND ARTS • Dr. Afrose Fathima F. HoD attended “World Toilet Summit-2017” at Melbourne, Australia on 20th and 21st November 2017. She also visited Fashions School like RMIT and The Masters Institute of Creative Education at Melbourne. • Dr. Afrose Fathima attended an International Conference at New Delhi organized by the NIFT between 31st January and 2nd February 2018. • Dr. V. Ceronmani Sharmila, Associate Professor received the “Best Cyber Security Education Institution Award” for the year 2017 from the Data Security Council of India (DSCI).

• Dr. K. Ramesh Kumar, Professor and HoD won “Infosys Teaching Excellence Award” on 23rd March 2018.

• Dr. V. Ceronmani Sharmila, Head- Centre for Networking and Cyber Defence, Associate Professor, has received the Best Faculty of the year 2017 in Evangelizing and Contributing to Spread of knowledge across Several Institutions during the 2-day Annual Academic Conference and awards for Academia "Tech Next India 2018" on 10th & 11th February 2018, at the Victor Menezes Convention Centre, IIT Bombay, Powai. • Mr. B. V. Baiju, Assistant Professor received the “Best Faculty Award” for the academic year 2017- 18.

• Mr. B. Dwarakanath, Assistant Professor received 5S Implementation award on 26 January 2018.

• Mr. D.Karunanidhi, Assistant Professor, received the “Best Faculty Information Technology- Identity Management Award” for the year 2017 from Integrated Intelligent Research Group on 18th January 2018 at Loyola College, Chennai. • Dr.Sherine, Head, Languages received the New Indian Express, “Edex Best Teacher Award” on 3rd June 2017. She received the Encouragement award on University Day held on 6th April 2018 for publishing 50 Years Souvenir and four Newsletters pertaining to Kalaikoodam, a South Fest Inter University event held between 18th and 22nd December 2017.

• Dr. Raji Dhinakar, Associate Professor received “Best Teacher Award”on University Day. • Dr. Raji Dhinakar, cleared NPTEL Online Certification Course in November 2017. • Dr. K. Loganathan, Assistant Professor received “Encouragement Award” on University Day for achieving Doctorate Degree. • Dr. Sophia Florence, Research Scholar of Dr. Akkara Sherine, Languages received her doctorate degree during the Convocation 2017. • Dr. R. Srikanth, Professor was awarded the “Best Departmental Head” by Seed Trust in association with IIT Madras.

• Dr. M.K. Badrinarayanan, Professor has been sanctioned an entrepreneurship training project under PM YUVA Yojana.

• Dr. T. Manvel Raj, Professor, received “Educational Leadership Award”, at Indo-Global Education Summit & Expo 2017 on 22nd of July 2017. • Mr. K. Viswanathan, Associate Professor acted as Committee Member/Auditee to support Swachhata Rankings of Higher Educational Institutions Audit by AICTE Member, Dr. K. Sentil Vadivu, on 24th August 2017. • Dr.D.Dinakaran,Professor;Mr.P.RameshKumar, Assistant Professor; and Mr. A. Vinoth Kumar, Assistant Professor, were sanctioned a research project titled “Development of Ultra Response Gas Purging System”, from Microwave Tube Research and Development Center, Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), worth Rs.

9.8 lakhs, during September 2017 IT LANGUAGES MECHANICAL SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

Annual Report 2017-2018 22 Page ACADEMICS Programmes Offered HITS currently offers several programmes (UG, PG) and Research Programmes (M.Phil, Ph.D.) in Engineering and Technology, Management Science, Computer Applications, Architecture, Science & Humanities, Commerce, and Fashion, Design and Arts. The list of programmes is given below: UG Programmes Offered PG Programmes Offered General(Core) Specialization (Pathways) General(Core) Specialization (Pathways) School of Aeronautical Sciences School of Mechanical Sciences School ofElectrical Sciences B.Tech • Aeronautical Engineering • Aerospace Engineering B.Tech General (Core) • Mechanical Engineering • Mechatronics Engineering • Automobile Engineering • Chemical Engineering B.Tech General(Core) • Electrical & Electronics Engineering • Electronics & Communication Engineering M.Tech • Aeronautical Engineering • Avionics • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering M.Tech General (Core) • Thermal Engineering • Engineering Design • Refrigeration and Air-conditioning • ComputerAided Design • Internal Combustion • Automobile Engineering • Chemical Engineering M.Tech General (Core) • Power Electronics & Drives • VLSI Design Communication Systems • Applied Electronics Composites UAV NDT

Annual Report 2017-2018 23 Page • BSc. Aircraft Maintenance Engineering • BSc. Avionics • BSc. Fashion Design • BCA • M.Sc - Chemistry • M.Sc - Material Science MLIS • M.A. - English Language & Communication School of Computing Sciences General (Core) Specialization (Pathways) Computer Science & Engineering Information Technology Cyber Security General (Core) • Architecture (B.Arch) • Civil Engineering General (Core) Specialization (Pathways) • Computer Science & Engineering • Software Engineering • Computer & Communication Engineering Information Technology • Master of Computer Applications • BigData Analysis Cloud • Internet Engineering • Data Science & Engineering • Pervasive Computing • Business Analytics • Ethical Hacking • Social Networking General (Core) Specialization (Pathways) • Structural Engineering • Environmental Engineering • Housing • M.Plan • Construction Engineering & Management • Highway Engineering B.Tech B.Tech M.Tech M.Tech School of Building Sciences School of Science and Humanities UG PG

Annual Report 2017-2018 24 Page General (Core) Specialization (Pathways) BBA • General • Travel & Tourism Aviation B.Com • General • Bank Management School of Management UG PG General (Core) Specialization (Pathways) MBA • General • Aviation Management • Automobile Dealership Management • Family Business & Enterpreneurship • Media & Entertainment • Hospitality Management • Hospital and Health Care • Defence Technology Management • Logistics & Supplychain Management • Sports Management

Annual Report 2017-2018 25 Page Admissions Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science admissions ardently follow the philosophy of the Late Founder-Chairman Dr.

K.C.G. Verghese “To Make Every man a Success and No Man a Failure”. The Institution caters to the educational needs of students from all strata of the society and is renowned for an eclectic background with mixture of cultures of National and International repute. HITS nurtures talent in form of admitting students who excel in the academics and sports by giving scholarships to the deserved. 1895 UG students and 219 PG students were admitted for this academic year which is comparatively better than the last academic year admission of 1484 UG and 167 PG students. UG and Diploma Admission Details (2017-18) No.

Branch Department 2017-2018 BATCH I YEAR/I SEM Total 1. Aeronautical Engg. Aeronautical 307 2. Aerospace Engg. 107 3. Aero–Avionics 8 4. Automobile Engg. Auto 97 5. AutoMotor Sports 4 6. Autotronics 3 7. Advanced Dip in Autotronics (Jan15to June16) 8. Civil Engg. Civil 9. Civil Engg. (CEM) 51 10. Civil Engg. (EE&WR) 1 11. Civil Engg. (Structural) 12. Civil Integrated 13. Computer Science & Engg. CSE 259 14. Computer Science & Engg. IBM 15. Computer Science & Engg. (IS) 12 16. Computer Science & Engg. (EIS) 17. Computer Science & Engg. (DES) 18. Electrical & Electronics Engg. EEE 38 19. B.Tech.

ECE (Evening) ECE 20. Electronics & Communication Engg. 172 21. Electronics & Communication Engg. (Bio-Medical) 7 22. Electronics & Instrumentation Engg. EIE 23. EIE (Robotics & Control) 24. EIE (Industrial Automation) 25. B.Tech. Mechanical (Evening) Mechanical 26. Mechanical Engg. 198 27. Mechatronics 60 28. Mechanical (Engg. Design)

Annual Report 2017-2018 26 Page PG Admission Details (2017-18) No. Branch Department 2017-2018 I YEAR/I SEM Total No. Branch Department 2017-2018 I YEAR/I SEM Total 1. M.Tech. (Aero) Aeronautical 10 2. M.Tech. (Avionics) 1 3. M.Tech. (Avionics-UAV) 1 4. M.Tech. (Aero-Composites) 0 5. M.Tech. (Aircraft Maintenance Engg.) 5 6. M.Tech. (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering-NDT) 0 7. M.Tech. (Auto) Automobile 23 8. M.Tech. (I.C Engineering) 0 29. Information Technology IT 51 30. Information Technology (Cloud Computing) 5 31. Information Technology (Cyber Security) 25 32. B.Arch. Arch 36 33. Chemical Engg.

Chemical 25 34. Bio-Technology Bio-Tech 18 35. B.B.A MBA 55 36. B.B.A. (Travel & Tourism) 12 37. B.B.A (Hospital & Health Management) 14 38. B.Com. 39 39. B.Com. (Banking Management) 2 40. B.C.A.

MCA 83 41. B.C.A. (DB System) 1 42. B.C.A. (Multimedia & Animation) 9 43. B.Sc. (Cardio Vascular Technology) 4 44. B.Sc. (Perfusion Technology) 6 45. B.Sc. (Fashion Design) Fashion Design 34 46. B.Sc. Visual Communication Visual Communication 22 47. B.Sc. (Aviation) Aeronautical 48. B.Sc. (Avionics) 31 49. B.Sc. (AME) 39 50. B.Sc. Food Technology 9 51. Advanced Diploma in Autotronics (Full Time) Auto 17 52. Advanced Diploma in Autotronics (Part Time) 17 53. Professional Diploma in Cyber Investigation & Laws IT 17 Total 1895

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M.Tech. (Structural Engineering) Civil 9 10. M.Tech. (Construction Engineering & Management) 10 11. M.Tech. (Environmental Engineering) 7 12. M.Tech. (Highway Engineering) 0 13. M.Tech. (Computer Science & Engg.) CSE 14. M.Tech. (CSE-Data Science & Engg.) 2 15. M.Tech. (CSE-Internet Engineering) 1 16. M.Tech. (Power System Engineering) EEE 17. M.Tech. (PED) 1 18. M.Tech. (Communication Systems) ECE 19. M.Tech. (VLSI Design & ES) 0 20. M.Tech. (PC & IE) EIE 21. M.Tech. (Robotics & Control) 1 22. M.Tech.(Industrial Automation) 0 23. M.Tech. (Engineering Design) Mechanical 2 24. M.Tech. (Thermal Engg.-Part Time) 0 25.

M.Tech. (Thermal Engg.) 4 26. M.Tech. (CAD) 4 27. M.Tech. (R & A/C) 3 28. M.Tech. (Nano Technology) 0 29. M.Tech. (IT) IT 30. M.Tech. (IT-Business Analytics) 0 31. M.Tech. (IT-Social Networking) 0 32. M.Tech. (IT-Ethical Hacking) 2 33. M.Arch. (General) Part Time M.Arch 12 34. M.Arch. (Housing) Part Time 7 35. M.Plan. 5 36. M.B.A. (General) MBA 62 37. M.B.A. (Aviation Management) 10 38. M.B.A. (Media & Entertainment) 11 39. M.B.A. (DTM) 0 40. M.B.A. (Hospital &Management) 6 41. M.B.A. (Hospital & Healthcare) 9 42. M.B.A. (FBE) 0 43. M.B.A. (Auto Dealership) 0 44. M.B.A. (Sports Management) 4 45.

M.C.A. MCA 0 46. M.A. (English Language & Communication) S&H 6 47. M.Sc. Chemistry 1 Total 219 No. Branch Department 2017-2018 I YEAR/I SEM Total

Annual Report 2017-2018 28 Page Students are introduced to value added programmes as a part of curriculum in order to enable them widen their knowledge sphere and get themselves tuned to the current demands of the society in a professional world. Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science offers Value Added Programmes providing a platform for students to choose courses according to their desire. The table below briefs the list of Value Added Courses offered. Value Added Training Programmes No. Department Course Name HITS/ Vendor Starting Period 1 EIE-4 MATLAB HITS Jan-18 2 EIE-6 PLC/ NETWORKING/ DCS/SCADA HITS Jan-18 3 EIE-6 INTEL/ ETAP/IOT HITS Jan-18 4 EEE-4 Basics ofMATLAB HITS Jan-18 5 EEE-6 PLC and SCADA HITS Jan-18 6 EEE-8 Principle of Illumination HITS Jan-18 7 ECE-4A MATLAB HITS Jan-18 8 ECE-4B MATLAB HITS Jan-18 9 ECE-4C MATLAB HITS Jan-18 10 ECE-6A TANNER HITS Jan-18 11 ECE-6B TANNER HITS Jan-18 12 Auto-4A & MSE-4 Welding Technology- Arc, TIG, MIG HITS Jan-18 13 Auto-4B Welding Technology- Arc, TIG, MIG HITS Jan-18 14 Auto-6A & MSE-6 CFD HITS Jan-18 15 Auto-6B & Autotronics CFD HITS Jan-18 16 Aero-6A AERO Modelling HITS Jan-18 17 Aero-6B AERO Modelling HITS Jan-18 18 Aero-6C AERO Modelling HITS Jan-18 19 Aero-6D AERO Modelling HITS Jan-18 20 ASP-6A AERO Modelling HITS Jan-18 21 ASP-6B AERO Modelling HITS Jan-18 22 Chemical-4 & Bio-4 Mushroom Cultivation HITS Jan-18 23 Chemical-6 & Bio-6 Biogas Technology HITS Jan-18 24 Chemical-8 & Bio-8 Material Characterization Technique HITS Jan-18 25 Mech-4A CATIA HITS Jan-18 26 Mech-4B CATIA HITS Jan-18 27 Mech-4C CATIA HITS Jan-18 28 Mech-6A ANSYS HITS Jan-18 29 Mech-6B ANSYS HITS Jan-18

Annual Report 2017-2018 29 Page No. Department Course Name HITS/ Vendor Starting Period 30 Mech-6C ANSYS HITS Jan-18 31 Mech-6D ANSYS HITS Jan-18 32 Mech-8A E.D. (Entrepreneur &Development) HITS Jan-18 33 Mech-8B E.D. (Entrepreneur &Development) HITS Jan-18 34 Mech-8C E.D. (Entrepreneur &Development) HITS Jan-18 35 Civil-4 AUTO CAD HITS Jan-18 36 Civil-6A STADD PRO HITS Jan-18 37 Civil-6B STADD PRO HITS Jan-18 38 CSE-4A Ethical Hacking HITS Jan-18 39 CSE-4B Ethical Hacking HITS Jan-18 40 CSE-4C Ethical Hacking HITS Jan-18 41 CSE-6A Mobile Application HITS Jan-18 42 CSE-6B Mobile Application HITS Jan-18 43 CSE-6C Mobile Application HITS Jan-18 44 CSE-8A Dot Net ASP HITS Jan-18 45 CSE-8B Dot Net ASP HITS Jan-18 46 IT-4 Big Data Analytics HITS Jan-18 47 IT-6 Data Analytics&Python HITS Jan-18 48 IT-8 MachineLearning HITS Jan-18 49 Aeronautical, Auto and Mechanical Engineering Design Modeling-CREO, NX CAD and GD&T CADD Centre Apr-13 50 Aeronautical, Auto and Mechanical Engineering Design Analysis-CREO Simulate CADD Centre Apr-13 51 Aeronautical Engineering Design Simulation-CATIA Kinematics CADD Centre Apr-13 52 Auto and Mechanical Engineering Design Manufacturing - NX CAM CADD Centre Apr-13 53 Aeronautical, Auto and Mechanical Engineering Product Analysis-Hyper Mesh CADD Centre Apr-13 54 Aeronautical, Auto and Mechanical Engineering Management Tools -PPM concepts & MS project CADD Centre Apr-13 55 Aeronautical, Auto and Mechanical Engineering Advanced Certificate CADD Centre Apr-13

Annual Report 2017-2018 30 Page No. Department Course Name HITS/ Vendor Starting Period 56 Aeronautical, Auto and Mechanical Engineering Professional Certificate CADD Centre Apr-13 57 Civil Engineering ANSYS CADD Centre Apr-13 58 Civil Engineering Kinematics -CATIA CADD Centre Apr-13 59 Civil Engineering Reverse\ Engineering - CATIA CADD Centre Apr-13 60 Aeronautical, Auto and Mechanical Engineering Faculty Development Programme CADD Centre Mar-18 61 S&H Business English Class Ebek Language Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. Jul-14 62 MBA -2 Preplacement Training-MBA Eddica Training Institute Jan-18 63 MECH/AU TO Automotive & Vehicles Diagnosis BOSCH Dec-14 64 Volkswagen Advanced Dip.

in Autotronincs Volkswagen Dec-14

Annual Report 2017-2018 31 Page Placement/Training Programme Hindustan Campus Recruitment Drive (HCRD’18) The academic year witnessed 52 multi-national and national companies hosting their Campus Recruitment drive in Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science. Infosys, IBM, Indian Navy, Accenture, Ramco Systems, Vistas, ZOHO, IDBI, Sanmar, Paypal, Jaro, HSBC, McKisey, etc. were the major recruiters. M/s Amazon offered the highest CTC of INR 26 Lakhs Per Annum. Among 387 registered students, 289 got placed making an overall 74.68% of placement record.

Career Guidance Sessions Department of Placement organized Career Awareness Programme for all final year students with Professionals from State Bank of India and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Govt.

Of India.

Annual Report 2017-2018 32 Page Business Incubator and Entrepreneurship ABOUT HTBI & HEIC The Hindustan Technology Business Incubator (HTBI) & Hindustan Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre (HEIC) is focused to encourage the innovative talents and spirits of the students through several internal and external programmes. Currently there are about 820 student members registered with HTBI & HEIC from different disciplines. About 10 student clubs have been formed and are active at the HTBI & HEIC. HTBI & HEIC has expert mentors, who visit every week and contribute to shaping up innovation and entrepreneurship ideas.

HTBI & HEIC is also well networked with professional bodies promoting entrepreneurship viz., CII, TIE, MMA, MSME, NEN, etc.

STAFF ACHIEVEMENTS • HITS was presented a “Certificate of Appreciation” for its 5 years of continuous association with PALS on 7th April 2018 at IIT Madras. Dr. T.S. Ravikumar and Dr. M.K. Badrinarayanan were presented a Certificate of Appreciation for actively serving in the PALS Executive Committee. CONFERENCES, SEMINARS, ORGANIZED/ATTENDED • Dr. M.K. Badrinarayanan, Assistant Professor, attended the Indo-Australian Colloquium on “Higher Education” on 13th March 2018. • Mr. S.K. Shankar, Assistant Professor; and Dr. Afrose Fathima, Assistant Professor attended the “Gaming and Immersive Tech Summit” held at Taj West End, Bangalore, on 7th February 2018.

• Dr. M.K. Badrinarayanan attended a one-day workshop on “Bring out the Creativity in You” organized by the Hypnotique Circle (Madras) on 26th November 2017.

• Dr. M.K. Badrinarayanan participated in the British Deputy High Commission-Skills Round Table Conference, held on 9th November 2017. OTHER EVENTS • ANationalLevelFacultyDevelopmentProgramme on “Machine learning for Data Science and Analytics using ‘R’”, was organized in association with NSTP – IIT Roorkee & Finland labs between 5th and 7th July 2017. • 334 students participated in an interactive session with Hyperloop India was organized on 20th July 2017. • “IEEE Chennai Student Hub Congress 2017”, was organized on 31st August & 1st September 2017 with Dr. Kallol Roy, Chairman and Managing Director, Bhavini, Kalpakkam; and Mr.

H. R. Mohan, Vice-Chairman, IEEE Madras Section as Chief Guest and Guest of Honour. • Entrepreneurship Week 2018 was organized from 9th to 16th February 2018.

• A National Level Workshop on “Virtual Reality Development” was organized in association with NSTP–IIT Roorkee & Finland labs between 1st and 3rd March 2018. • The Hyperloop Orcapod was displayed on 12th March 2018. • IET PATW Zonal Contest was conducted on 14th March 2018. • 660 students across disciplines partook in “Mirror: An inspirational experience sharing event by young alumni intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs” on 12th April 2018. • 300studentsattendeda“VirtualReality”workshop in association with Startup Village-Facebook School of Innovation on 26th April 2018. • A special lecture and interaction for final year students owing to Sweden Education Day was organized on • 6th October 2017.

Mr. Pranav Kosuri, Co-Founder & CCO of Shortcut Labs-Flic: The Wireless Smart Button, delivered the special lecture on Innovation in Engineering.

Annual Report 2017-2018 33 Page Conferences • Dr. Shiga, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Gunma University, Japan, visited HITS on 9th November 2017 and interacted with HTBI & HEIC team. • An Innovation and IP Workshop was conducted by Mr. Satheesh Jacob, Executive Director, Business Strategy and Excellence, Excel Gateway Ltd. UK on 19th December 2017. • • Dr. Sourabh Arora, University of Sussex, UK and delivered a lecture on “Technology and Innovation for Development” on 27th March 2018. Conferences, Seminars and Workshops act as the intellectual-platform for academicians to present their research output, fresh concept and discoveries.

Many enthusiastic researchers use conference and seminars for disseminating their new ideas and knowledge which is seen as an ideal academic meeting zone for researchers across the globe for the sharing and production of knowledge. HITS is taking up the academic exchange platforms as mentioned above with a special keenness for producing and promoting knowledge and academic distinctions among its students. Below are the list of programmes conducted during 2017-2018.

No. Title Date ChiefGuest/Resource Persons Department 1 “National Conference on Recent Advances in Environmental Remediation-NCRAER’18” 23rd March 2018 Dr. Purnima Jalihal, Director In-Charge, National Institute of Ocean Technology; Dr. S. Sudhakar, Professor & Head, Department of Biotechnology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University; and Dr. S. Kanmani, Director, Centre for Environmental studies, Anna University. Chemical 2 National Conference on “Chemistry Driven Clean Process and Alternate Energies–Scope and Challenges” 7th February 2018 Dr. R. Jayavel, Director, Centre for Research, Anna University, Chennai, Dr.K.

M. Sureshan (IISER, Trivandrum) Dr. T. Sivakumar (Anna University), Dr.G.Sekar, IITM, Chennai, Dr. C. Namasivayam, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore. Chemistry 3 “National Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Science and Technology.” 22nd & 23rd March 2018 Renowned experts from various domains.

Mathematics Conferences / Seminars / Workshops

Annual Report 2017-2018 34 Page No. Title Date ChiefGuest/Resource Persons Department 4 “National Conference on Advanced in Condensed Matter Physics.” 2nd March 2018 Dr.S. Balakumar, Professor & Director of National Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Madras; Dr. S.Tamil Selvan, Professor, Myongji University, South Korea; and Dr. C. Vijayan, Professor,IndianInstitute of Technology. Physics 5 National Conference on New Perspectives in English Language Teaching '17 (NPELT '17) 30th and 31st March 2017 Mr Eric Lund, Cultural Affairs Officer, US Consulate; Prof Paul Gunashkaran, English Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad.

Languages Seminars No. Title Date ChiefGuest/Resource Persons Department 1 International Seminar on “Space Odyssey–III on Rocket Noise and Vibrations.” 6th March 2018 Dr. Ravi Marghasahayam Aeronautical 2 A two-day International Seminar on “Challenges in Manufacturing of Metal Castings for Automotive Components.” 8th & 9th January 2018 Prof. Simon Joseph Antony Associate Professor, School of Chemical and Process Engg., University of Leeds, UK and Dr. Hiren Kotadia, Senior Research Fellow, Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick, UK, Dr. S. Rajadurai, M/s. Sharda Motor Industries Ltd., Mr V.P.

Premkumar, Director, M/s. NelcastLtd.

Automobile 3 A one-day International Seminar on “Role of International Languages in Higher Education” (ISRIL’18). 16th February 2018 Renowned experts from various domains Languages 4 International Seminar on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications 21st September 2017. Dr. Jakir Hossen from MMU, Malaysia CSE 5 “How to Conduct Scientific Research?” 07 December 2017 Dr. A. Rajadurai Research

Annual Report 2017-2018 35 Page No. Title Date ChiefGuest/Resource Persons Department 6 “Methodology for Student Project” 13 December 2017 A. Durkadass Research Workshops No Date Title Topic & Speaker 1.

28th- 29thJuly 2017. Research Methodology Workshop 1. “Research Concept and Literature Survey” Professor L. Ganesh Dept. of Management Studies, IITM. 2. “Techniques of Writing a Research Paper” Professor S P Dhanavel Dept. of English,IITM 3. “Technical Writing Using LaTex” Mrs Ambika Vanchinathan Spoken Tutorial Expert 4. “Statistical Analysis” Professor Dr.A. Peer Mohammed Chairman, Faculty of Technology, Anna University 5. “Research Methodology” Professor Dr. R Jayavel Director (Research), Anna University, Chennai. 6. “Intellectual Property Rights” Mr. Ram Jawahar Asst. Controller of Patents & Designs Officeof Controller General of Patents Designs & Trademark, Chennai.

7. “How to GetYour Paper Rejected?” Professor Dr.V Krishna Nandivada, IITM 8. “Plagiarism” Dr. RichaTripathi, HITS • International Young Scholars Workshop (IYSW) on12th to 14th July 2018 in collaboration with American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), USA. • ACMICPC Asia Chennai Regional Contest-2017 on 11th & 12th December 2017. • Association of Indian Universities 33rd Inter University South Zone Youth Festival (Kalaikoodam) from 18th to 22nd December 2017.

• 9th ABBS BRICS Summit from 1st February to 3rd February 2018. • Teens Conference by Mar Thoma Church, Chennai Bangalore diocese on 27th December 2017 Youngsters from Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra, Tamil Nadu participated in the Conference.

Other Events

Annual Report 2017-2018 36 Page Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Technical Competition No. Date Faculty Name Event Details Venue Nature of Event AERONAUTICAL 1 8th-11th March 2018 Mr. Milton Huggins, Dr. Asokan, Mr. Dinesh Kumar, Mr. Yash Pal. UAV related projects in the exhibition Wings-2018, Hyderabad Seminar 2 8th-11th March 2018 Mr. G. Dinesh Kumar SAE International -Aero Design Competition-2018 Lakeland, Florida (USA) International Competition 3 17thMarch 2018 Mr. C.S. Karunakaran IAAAIndustry Interaction Seminar Series SRM, Chennai Guest Lecture 4 20th April 2018. 1st and 2nd year students AeroExpo-2018 AeroExpo-2018 Exhibition 5 20th & 21st April 2018.

Mr.C.S. Karunakaran ISROISSE- LAMSYS – 18 National Conference Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai Conference 6 11th-14th April 2018. Dr. Asokan, Dr. Muthukumaran, Mr. Dinesh Kumar. Centre forAutonomous Systems Centre for Defense Studies (CDTS) Exhibition AUTOMOBILE 7 21stFebruary 2018 Department of Automobile workshop Workshop and Autoshow Vahanaa’18 HITS Workshop 8 24th February 2018. Mr.T.Shanmuganathan Mr. S. Balakumar, Mr. V.A.Sridhar, Mr. Sathish Kuma. Train the Trainer Programme Bosch Aftersales, Bangalore Training Programme CIVIL 9 6th-7thMay 2018. Dr. P.S. Joanna, Dr.

Pratheeba Paul,& Ms. Shalini R. Nair. Construction Robotics &Automation IITMadras Workshop ECE 10 4th&5th January 2018 Ms.V. Sherlin Solomi.

Real TimeImaging, Machine learning & Internet of Things with Matlab St.Joseph's College of Engineering, Chennai. Workshop Events Attended

Annual Report 2017-2018 37 Page LANGUAGES 11 2nd March 2018 Dr. Akkara Sherine. Evolving Strategies to Overcome Continuing Challenges in Second Language Education at The Tertiary Level Anna University and SSN College of Engineering. International Conference MECHANICAL 12 10th-11th January 2018 Dr. A.Krishnakumari, & Mr. M. Saravanan Vibration Condition Monitoring HITS Workshop Research Colloquium No Date Name of the Research Scholar Department Topic 1 15.11.2017 Ms.

Devi P. CSE “IoT Security.” Mr. Thirumal S. “Security Compliance in Big Data Environment.” 2 22.11.2017 Mr. S. Mahendran Aero “Designand Development of Dynamic Flight Control of Flaptor.” Mr. StanleySamlal “Composite Structure for Aerospace Application (Al-Cu-Mn-SiC).” 3 29.11.2017 Mr. R. Selvakumar Auto “Experimental Investigation on Effective Utilization of WCO in a VCR Engine.” Mr. V. Ramanathan “Experimental Investigations on the Effective Utilization of Used Cooking Oil as Fuel in A C.I. Engine Under Three Modes of Operation.” 4 6.12.2017 Mr. Sangeethkumar Auto “Experimental Investigations of Thermal Barrier Coated Piston on D1 Diesel Engine Fuelled by Various Bio Diesels and Vegetable Oils.” Ms.

Rhytheema Dulloo BA “A Studyon E-Commerce Perspective in Online Shopping of Goods.” 5 13.12.2017 Ms. Sivashankari P. R CENCON “Development of Chitosan-Graphene Oxide- Based Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications.” Mr. M. AnthonyRaja “Bench-Scale Photo Catalytic Studies for recovery of Hydrogen.”

Annual Report 2017-2018 38 Page No Date Name of the Research Scholar Department Topic 6 20.12.2017 Ms. Sanju Rajan CSE “Surveillance and Intrusion Detection in Tenant Domain for Cloud Environment.” Ms. M. Sankari “Data Security in Mobile Cloud Storage.” 7 03.01.2018 Mr. L. Obiroy. Singh ECE “Bio-inspired Pursuit Evasion Game Theory.” MS. D. Helen Maths “Triskaidecagonal Fuzzy Number and its Application.” 8 10.01.2018 Ms. G. Vimalarani EIE “Investigation on Learning Control Algorithms for Blood Glucose Model in Artificial Pancreas.” MS. S.K.Indumathi “Data-Driven Model-Free Control Approach for a Class of Discrete Time Nonlinear Systems.” 9 17.01.2018 Mr.

Sam R. EIE “Nanomaterials and Drug Delivery.” Mr. S. Rajkumar Chemistry “Man's First Disobedience.” 10 31.01.2018 Ms. Josephine Selvakumari English “Man's First Disobedience.” Mr. M. Abraham ECE “SDR Based Radio Direction Finding Network (Reconfigurable Antenna).” Dr. S. Christopher, Secretary Department of Defence (R&D)andChairman,DRDOwastheChiefGuestand delivered the convocation address. The Chief Guest, Dr. S. Christopher, Guest of Honours, Mr. Mecca Rafeeque Ahmed, Chairperson, FARIDA Group of Companies, Dr. Alex Jacob, Managing Director & Senior Structural Engineer, United Consultants and Dr.

Narain Karthikeyan, International F1 Racing Driver were presented with Honoris Causa awards. Convocation The 8th Convocation of HITS was held on 7th October2017.

Annual Report 2017-2018 39 Page Learning Resources • Access Engineering • ASCE Library • AIAA • ASME • ASTM • Cengage Learning • DOAJ • EBSCO HOST • Emerald • NPTEL • Scopus • Hathi Trust • IEEE Xplore • J-gate • ProQuest • SAE International • Science Direct • Springer Link • Taylor Francis Online • Universe Engineering • Institutional Repository • Proquest Ebook Central Dr. K. C. G. Verghese Research and Resource Centre Digital Initiatives The Central Library of the Institution is situated in the Founder’s Block with a total carpet area of 65,000 sq. ft. spread over 3 floors. With a huge collection of over 2,10,000 volumes of Books, 389 International/ National Periodicals in print, Back volumes and over 3500 CDs/DVDs, the library houses more than 42,000 e-journals and 35,000 e-books with online databases viz.

IEEE, EMERALD, SPINGER LINK, SCIENCE DIRECT, PROQUEST, EBSCO etc.

The Digital Library is automated with LIBSYS software and contains 60 Apple i-Mac Systems and 10 i-pads, Laptops and Kindle with internet access. Few online journals that can be accessed through the Digital Library are:

Annual Report 2017-2018 40 Page Dr. Kuncheria P. Isaac Vice Chancellor, Chairman Dr. G. Ilavazhagan Director (Research), Member Secretary Dr. P. Sivakumar DS & Director, CVRDE, External Expert Member Dr. S. Gomathynayagam Former DG, NIWE, MNRE, External Expert Member Prof. Dr. N.M. Samuel Project Director, International Health Group, India, External Expert Member Dr.

Indrani Karunasagar Director Research & Development, NITTE University & Director UNESCO Centre for Marine and Medical Biotechnology, External Expert Member Mr. V. Premkumar Director (Research & Marketing), NELCAST, External Expert Member Dr. Baby Joseph Dean (Research) Dr. D. Mohan Assoc. Dean (Research) Dr. M. Ramakrishnan Prof. Mech & Head (simendes) Dr. K. Ramajeyathilagam Sr. Prof. (Aero) Dr. N. Devanathan Prof. (Emeritus) Dr. D. Dinakaran HOD (ANRO) Dr. Uppu Ramachandraiah HoD (EIE) Dr. Haris Samuel Prof. (Mech.) Dr. P.S. Raghavan Prof. (Chemistry) Dr. M.M. Ramya Prof. (ANRO) Dr. Micha Premkumar Asst..

Prof. (Mech) Dr. Pushpamitra Panigrahi Assoc. Prof. (CENCON) RESEARCH Research Advisory Board

Annual Report 2017-2018 41 Page Research Promotion Research Incentive Scheme Internal Funding for Research • Identification of Areas for Research Funding by External Agencies & Writing Proposals. • External Registration for Ph.D. in National Institutions such as NITs, IISERs, IITs and IISc. (Leave for One Semester). • Fellowships for Ph.D. in Collaborating Universities from abroad for three years. • Deputation for short term and long term Postdoctoral Fellowships. • Reduced Fees for HITS Faculty for Ph.D. registration.

• Reduction in Workload. • Provision for Joint Supervisor from collaborating Universities/Industry.

• Provision for having DC Meetings through Skype in such cases. • Support for carrying out research work in partner Universities / Industry / National Institutions. • Journal Book (List of Indexed Journals). • Turn it in –Software for checking similarity. • Scopus / Science Direct, Web of Science & other online data bases. • Thomson Innovation. • Funding for Students Projects. • Fellowship for Full Time Scholars (Increased to Rs. 25,000/month).

• Reduction in work load • Incentive for sanctioned Projects (2.5 % of the total Sanctioned cost) • Incentives for Scopus / WOS indexed Publications • Incentives for Consultancy Projects ( up to 50 %) • Support for attending Conferences/Workshops in India/Abroad • Support for Filing Patents • Support for Commercialization of Technologies through NRDC HITS Teaching Research Fellowship HITS Teaching Research Fellowship (HTRF) is offered for selected Full-Time Research Scholars. Out of 50 Full-time Research Scholars, 12 are provided Fellowships.

Research Scholars Total of 380 Research Scholars registered for Ph.D.

31 candidates have enrolled during 2017-2018. 50 Research scholars are pursuing as Full-time Scholars. A total of 25 candidates were awarded Ph.D. Degree and one candidate with M.S. by Research. Award of Ph.D. and M.S. (byResearch)

Annual Report 2017-2018 42 Page No. Candidate’s Name Dept. Date of Viva Title of Thesis 1 Mr. ThangakumarJ. CSE 09.01.2017 “Design of an Enhanced Secure Routing Protocol for VANET using Trusted Computing Algorithms.” 2 Ms. RanjanaR. CSE 02.03.2017 “Algorithmic Design for Optimum Routing in Networks.” 3 Mr. R. HariharaSudhan Business Administration 24.03.2017 “A Study on the Price Discovery of Selected Midcap Scrips in Spot and Futures Prices in India.” 4 Ms. D. Usha IT 28.03.2017 “Exploring Theft Patterns from Tamil Nadu Crime Dataset Using Association Analysis.” 5 Mr. S. Seralathan Mech 07.04.2017 “Computational Studies on Various Rotating Vaneless Diffusers of a Low-Pressure Ratio Shrouded Type Centrifugal Impeller Compressor Stage.” 6 Mr.

Rajasekaran M Auto 05.05.2017 “Analysis on Multi Material Body-in White for Mass Optimization.” 7 Ms. SrividhyaK. Computer Application 17.05.2017 “Intelligent System for Adaptive Enhancement of Underwater Images for Accurate Object Recognition.” 8 Mr. P.K. Chakrovorty Defence 02.08.2017 “Chinese Military Modernization and its Impact on India’s National Security by 2030.” 9 Mr. Sudalaimuthu T. CSE 04.08.2017 “Weight Based Dynamic Replica Replacement Algorithm in Data Grid.” 10 Mr. Rachchh Nikunj V. Mech 07.08.2017 “Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Red Mud Filled Coir Polyester Composites.” 11 Ms.

EstherJerlineJ Maths 09.08.2017 “New Fuzzy Model Construction for Engineering Graduates with Mathematical Deterioration in Tamil Nadu.” 12 Mr. Prakash N Mech 09.08.2017 “Numerical Simulation of Flow through Marine Propellers.” 13 Mr. Sangram kesari Samal Aero 10.08.2017 “Effect of Active and Passive Techniques on Wing TipVortex.” 14 Mr. Viswanath K. Kaimal Mech 11.08.2017 “An Experimental Investigation on the Performance Characteristics of Plastic Oil Fuel in aLight- Duty CI Engine.” 15 Mr. S.G. Rajasekar Library 16.08.2017 “Information Access Pattern of Users of Higher Educational Institutions in and around Chennai: A Study.” 16 Ms.

Neetu Kumari S. Computer Application 17.08.2017 “An Empirical Investigation on the Relationship between Software Requirements Elicitation Issues and Software Project Performance.” Award of Ph.D.:

Annual Report 2017-2018 43 Page No. Candidate’s Name Dept. Date of Viva Title of Thesis 17 Ms. Manju Patel CSE 18.08.2017 “Enhancement of Noisy Multilingual Nativity Recognition on Mobile Using Deep Convolution Neural Network.” 18 Ms. Madhumithaa N. Business Administration 09.09.2017 “A Study on Cross Cultural Influence on Business Relationship of Auto Component MSMEs in Chennai.” 19 Mr. Muthukumaran G. EIE 11.09.2017 “Investigations on Adaptive Multiple Suction Chamber Control System for Wall Climbing Applications.” 20 Mr. Rajesh G. Business Administration 11.09.2017 “A Study on Domestic Airlines– Strategies for Survival in the Indian Airlines Industry.” 21 Mr.

Anbhazhagan P. IT 22.09.2017 “Enhancement of Lifetime for Wireless Sensor Networks Through Cluster Head Selection, Base Station Positioning and Coverage Efficiency.” 22 Ms. Nagalakshmi B. English 28.09.2017 “Scaffolding using Picture-Illustrated Stories for the Development of Language Skills among the Underprivileged Primary Level Students.” 23 Mr. Boopalan E. Library 28.09.2017 “Influence of Information and Communication Technology in Technical Institutional Libraries in and Around Chennai: A Study.” 24 Ms. Kavitha G. Maths 03.10.2017 “Stochastic Optimization for Stock Market Trend Analysis.” 25 Ms.

Sophia Florence F. L.

English 04.10.2017 “Teaching Big Writing Using Regular and Flipped English Classes: A Comparative Study.” Award of M.S (ByResearch): No. Name of the Candidate Dept. Date of Viva Title of the Thesis 1. Mr. S. Murugesan Aero 10.05.2017 “Compression Performance Study of Scramjet Inletsat Mach Number of 5 and 8.”

Annual Report 2017-2018 44 Page No. Title of the Project Funding Agency Amount Sanctioned in lakhs Faculty’s Name 1. “Coupled Fluid-Structure Interaction Studies due to Underwater Explosion NRB (DRDO) 39.60 Dr. K. Ramajeyathilagam & Mr.C. Suresh 2.

“CARS on Development of Ultra Response Gas Purging System.” MTRDC (DRDO) 09.82 Dr. D. Dinakaran 3. “Optional Dispatch of Virtual Power Plant Using Cyber– Physical Controller for Realtime EMS.” Newton Fund- Royal Academic of Engineering 45.12 Dr. A. K. Parvathy Dr. Deiva Sundari Dr. Devabalaji 4. “Low Cost Patient Assistive Robot.” Newton Fund- Royal Academic of Engineering 44.99 Dr. M.M. Ramya Dr. D. Dinakaran Total 139.53Lakhs Projects Recommended By Funding Agencies: Projects worth Rs. 42.05 lakhs have been recommended by GTRE (DRDO) and NSTL (DRDO) and are awaiting sanction.

Projects Submitted 24 projects worth Rs. 996.41 lakhs have been submitted to various funding agencies for approval. Consultancy Rs. 6.3 lakhs worth consultancy projects have been carried out during this academic year. Recommended Projects No. Faculty’s Name ProjectTitle Value in Rupees 1. Dr. A. Ramaprasath& Dr. L. Kavishankar “Detection of Retinal Abnormalities Through Portable Ophthalmoscope Using Soft Computing Techniques.” 19,40,000 2. Dr. L. Kavishankar& Dr. A. Ramaprasath “Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Multi-Vector DDOS Attack.” 29,18,000 3. Dr. K. Ramajeyathilagam “Estimation of Shock Levels and its Impact on the Underwater Axi-Symmetric Bodies Due toWater Entry and Pyro Shock.” 6,65,000 4.

Dr. Uppu Ramachandraiah “Development of See Through Wall Passive Eddy Current Sensor for Blade Detection.” 9,85,000 Sponsored Research Projects Four Projects worth Rs. 139. 53 lakhs have been sanctioned by Funding Agencies during the year 2017-2018.

Annual Report 2017-2018 45 Page Consultancy Projects (2017-18) The following consultancy projects were carried out in the year 2017– 2018: No. Month/Year Faculty’s Name Dept. Project Title Name of the Company/ Organization Value in Rupees 1 August 2017 Dr. D Venkata Subramanian & Dr. S. Sathyalakshmi CSE “Redesigning of Web.” Happy NZ Tours 65,663.62 2 July 2017 Dr. R. Angeline Prabhavathy& Mr. J. Samuel Civil Stability Check of Buildings.” RMT Construction Pvt. Ltd., Chennai 2,40,000.00 3 March 2017 Dr. Rajeswari Mukesh CSE “Website Development.” Tarusi Builders 25,000.00 4 March 2017 Dr.

Samuel Devadass Civil “Hydrodynamic Modelling Study for Fishing Harbor Layout.” VirgoAqua 3,00,000.00 Total 6,30,663.62 No. Faculty’s Name ProjectTitle Value in Rupees 5. Dr. S. Sekhar “Design, Development and Characterization of Electrostatic Sensor System for Debris Monitoring in Gas.” 25,45,000 6. Dr. Aby. K. Thomas& Mr. S. S. Manikandan “Automatic Intelligent Toxic Gas Detection and Alert System.” 19,96,000 Publications by Faculty in International/National Journals & Conference Proceedings Faculty members published 170 Journal Publications and presented 72 papers in International and National Conferences.

The increase in number of citations is an indication of an improvement in the quality of research output.

1. Publications by Faculty in Journals 170 2. Publications by Faculty in WOSJournals 25 3. Journal Publications- Scopus Indexed 145 4. Paper presented by Faculty in International Conferences 62 5. Paper presented by Faculty in National Conferences 10

Annual Report 2017-2018 46 Page Publications Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2017 International Journal of Green Energy Jegadheesan, C., Department of Automobile Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, India; Somasundaram, P., Department of Automobile Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, India; Meenakshipriya, B., Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, India; Vignesh, U.P., Centre for Automation and Robotics, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India ANRO 2017 Surface Review and Letters SARAVANAN, M., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; VENKATESHWARAN, N., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Anna University, Chennai, India; DEVARAJU, A., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Adhi College of Engineering and Technology, Anna University, Chennai, India; KRISHNAKUMARI, A., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India MECH 2017 International Journal of Green Energy Jegadheesan, C., Department of Automobile Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, India; Somasundaram, P., Department of Automobile Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, India; Meenakshipriya, B., Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, India; Vignesh, U.P., Centre for Automation and Robotics, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India ANRO 2017 Surface Review and Letters SARAVANAN, M., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; VENKATESHWARAN, N., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Anna University, Chennai, India; DEVARAJU, A., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Adhi College of Engineering and Technology, Anna University, Chennai, India; KRISHNAKUMARI, A., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India MECH 2017 Data in Brief Sivamani, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; T, M.P., Department of Mechanical Engineering Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Sohail, M., Department of Mechanical Engineering Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; T, M., Department of Mechanical Engineering Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; V, H., Department of Mechanical Engineering Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India MECH

Annual Report 2017-2018 47 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2017 Multimedia Tools and Applications Srividhya, K., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Centre for Automation and Robotics, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Padur, Chennai, India; Ramya, M.M., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Centre for Automation and Robotics, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Padur, Chennai, India ANRO 2017 Journal of Network and Computer Applications Indu, I., Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Rubesh Anand, P.M., Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Bhaskar, V., Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA, United States ECE 2017 International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology Senbagan, M., School of Aeronautical sciences, HITS, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Joshua, J.J., School of Aeronautical sciences, HITS, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Anand, P.T.P., School of Aeronautical sciences, HITS, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Gokulnath, R., School of Mechanical Engineering, Satyabama Univeristy, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India AERO 2017 Indian Journal of Fibre and Textile Research Farid, A.F., Department of P G Studies & Research in Home Science, Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women, Teynampet, Chennai, India, Department of Fashion, Design & Arts, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Roshanara, Department of P G Studies & Research in Home Science, Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women, Teynampet, Chennai, India; Subramaniam, V., Department of Textile Technology, Jaya Engineering College, Chennai, India FASHION 2017 Integrated Ferroelectrics Padmakumar, M., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Dinakaran, D., Centre for Automation and Robotics, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Guruprasath, J., Kennametal India Ltd., Bangalore, India ANRO 2017 Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects Venkatesan, H., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Sivamani, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Premkumar, T., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Tharun, P., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India MECH

Annual Report 2017-2018 48 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2017 Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems Sujatha, M., Department of EEE, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Parvathy, A.K., Department of EEE, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India EEE 2017 ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences Ram, C., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Tamil Nadu, India; Sivamani, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Tamil Nadu, India; Micha Premkumar, T., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Tamil Nadu, India; Hariram, V., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Tamil Nadu, India MECH 2017 ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences Saravanna, J.Y., Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Padur, Tamil Nadu, India; Kantamnen, R., Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Padur, Tamil Nadu, India; Fasil, N., Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Padur, Tamil Nadu, India; Sivamani, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Padur, Tamil Nadu, India; Hariram, V., Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Padur, Tamil Nadu, India; Micha Premkumar, T., Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Padur, Tamil Nadu, India; Mohan, T., Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Padur, Tamil Nadu, India MECH 2017 International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology Xavier, D.D., Department of Aerospace Engineering, School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of technology and science, Chennai, India; Kumar, R.S., Department of Aerospace Engineering, School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of technology and science, Chennai, India; Kavitha, G., Department of Aerospace Engineering, School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of technology and science, Chennai, India; Elumalai, E.S., Department of Aerospace Engineering, School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of technology and science, Chennai, India AERO 2017 International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology Krishnaveni, G., School of Aeronautical science, Hindustan institute of technology and science, India; Elumalai, E.S., School of Aeronautical science, Hindustan institute of technology and science, India; Mayakkannan, S., School of Aeronautical science, Hindustan institute of technology and science, India; Pragadheswaran, S., ACE College of Engineering, India AERO

Annual Report 2017-2018 49 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2017 Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology Rajamany, G., Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Asan Memorial College of Engineering and Technology, Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai, India; Srinivasan, S., Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India EEE 2017 Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials Selvi, J., Department of Physics, Hindustan University, Padur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Mahalakshmi, S., Department of Physics, Anand Institute of Higher Technology, Kazhipattur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Parthasarathy, V., Department of Physics, Hindustan University, Padur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India PHYSICS 2017 Materials Chemistry and Physics Chandrakala, M., Department of Chemistry, Hindustan University, Chennai, TN, India; Raj Bharath, S., Department of Chemistry, School of Advanced Sciences (SAS), VIT University Chennai Campus, Chennai, India; Maiyalagan, T., SRM Research Institute, Department of Chemistry, SRM University, SRM Nagar, Potheri, Kattankulathur, India; Arockiasamy, S., Department of Chemistry, School of Advanced Sciences (SAS), VIT University Chennai Campus, Chennai, India CHEMISTRY 2017 Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology Anish, S., Turbomachines Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Mangalore, India; Sitaram, N., Turbomachines Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, Present Address: School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, 1, Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Padur, (Via) Kelambakkam, Chennai, India AERO 2017 International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics Sankar, A., Tech Mahindra Ltd., Electronic City, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan University, Kelambakkam, Tamil Nadu Chennai, India; Natarajan, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Tamli Nadu Chennai, India; Merzouki, T., LISV, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin, 10-12 avenue de l Europe, Velizy, France; Ganapathi, M., Tech Mahindra Ltd., Electronic City, Bangalore, Karnataka, India AERO 2017 International Journal of Ambient Energy Hariram, V., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; John, J.G., Department of Automobile Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Seralathan, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India MECH 2017 International Journal of Ambient Energy Venkatesan, H., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; John J., G., Department of Automobile Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Sivamani, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, India MECH

Annual Report 2017-2018 50 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2017 International Journal of Ambient Energy Venkatesan, H., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Sivamani, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Bhutoria, K., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Vora, H.H., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, India MECH 2017 International Journal of Ambient Energy Naveen Kumar, P., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Kelambakkam, Tamil Nadu, India; Harris Samuel, D.G., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Kelambakkam, Tamil Nadu, India; Nagarajan, P.K., Department of Mechanical Engineering, S.A.

Engineering College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Sathyamurthy, R., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Kelambakkam, Tamil Nadu, India, Department of Mechanical Engineering, S.A. Engineering College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Research and Consultancy, Solar Energy Labs Chennai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India MECH 2017 Data in Brief Venkatesan, H., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University Chennai, India; Godwin, J.J., Department of Automobile Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University Chennai, India; Sivamani, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University Chennai, India MECH 2017 International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology Sujitha, S.S., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Piriadarshani, D., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India MATHS 2017 Advances and Applications in Fluid Mechanics Suresh, M., Turbomachines Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India; Sitaram, N., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, 1, Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), (Via) Kelambakam, Padur, Chennai, India AERO

Annual Report 2017-2018 51 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2017 Engineering Journal Erabee, I.K., Department of Civil Engineering, University Putra Malaysia, UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Thi-Qar, Iraq; Ahsan, A., Department of Civil Engineering, University Putra Malaysia, UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia, Housing Research Centre, Institute of Advanced Technology, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia; Zularisam, A.W., Faculty of Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia; Idrus, S., Department of Civil Engineering, University Putra Malaysia, UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia; Daud, N.N.N., Department of Civil Engineering, University Putra Malaysia, UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia; Arunkumar, T., Institute for Energy Studies, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Sathyamurthy, R., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Al-Rawajfeh, A.E., Department of Chemical Engineering, Tafila Technical University, Tafila, Jordan MECH 2017 KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering Subramoni, P.T., Dept.

of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Saratha, J.P., Dept. of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India CIVIL 2017 Energy and Fuels Pal, Y., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Kumar, V.R., Department of Chemical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India AERO 2017 International Journal of Ambient Energy Sathish, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Chandrasekaran, M., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vels University, Chennai, India; Solomon, G.R., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India MECH 2017 Thermochimica Acta Pal, Y., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Kumar, V.R., Department of Chemical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India AERO 2017 Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Robin Roy, P., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Hariram, V., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Subramanian, M., Department of Automobile Engineering, BS Abdur Rahman University, Chennai, India MECH 2017 Materials Research Express Balguri, P.K., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Samuel, D.G.H., School of Mechanical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Thumu, U., Department of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel AERO 2017 Polymer Bulletin Kodavaty, J., Hindustan University, Padur, Chennai, India; Deshpande, A.P., Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Adyar, Chennai, India CHEMICAL

Annual Report 2017-2018 52 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2017 IET Networks Persis, D.J., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science,Padur, Chennai,Tamil Nadu, India; Robert, T.P., College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University Chennai,Guindy, Chennai,Tamil Nadu, India CSE 2017 Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience Natarajan, G.S., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Krishnaveni, R., Hindustan Institute of Technology, Chennai, India; Vijay, F.J., Department of IT, KCG College of Technology, Chennai, India CSE 2017 ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences Sriraman, M., Department of Civil Engineering, Vels University, Pallavaram, Chennai, India; Nalini, P., Department of Civil Engineering, Vel Tech University, Avadi, Chennai, India; Ellappan, V., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Aishwarya, S., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Sivarajini, S., Department of Civil Engineering, Vel Tech University, Avadi, Chennai, India CIVIL 2017 International Journal of Ambient Energy Nagarajan, P.K., Department of Mechanical Engineering, S.A.

Engineering College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; El-Agouz, S.A., Department of Mechanical and Power Engineering, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt; Arunkumar, T., Institute for Energy Studies, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Sathyamurthy, R., Department of Mechanical Engineering, S.A. Engineering College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Research and Consultancy, Solar Energy Labs Chennai, Chennai-, Tamil Nadu, India, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Kelambakkam, Via PadurTamil Nadu, India MATHS 2017 International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence Thomas, R., Department of Electronics and Communication, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Rangachar, M.J.S., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India ECE 2017 International Journal of Fuzzy Systems Srividhya, K., Hindustan University, Padur, Chennai, India; Ramya, M.M., Hindustan University, Padur, Chennai, India ANRO 2017 Data in Brief Chandramohan, D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Presin Kumar, A.J., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India MECH 2017 Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Technical Sciences Rajeev, D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mar Ephraem College of Engineering and Technology, Marthandam, Kanyakumari, Tamilnadu, India; Dinakaran, D., Centre for Automation and Robotics, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Singh, S.C.E., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, Tamilnadu, India ANRO

Annual Report 2017-2018 53 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2017 International Journal of Ambient Energy Devi, P.B., Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Paulson, V., Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Madhanraj, V., Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Shah, D.A., Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India AERO 2017 Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems Muthusamy, M., Department of EEE, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Parvathy, A.K., Department of EEE, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India EEE 2017 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Sippriya, J.J., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan University, Tamil Nadu, India; Makunga, H.K., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan University, Tamil Nadu, India; Mazumder, S.K., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan University, Tamil Nadu, India; Anwar, D., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan University, Tamil Nadu, India; Alam, A., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan University, Tamil Nadu, India CIVIL 2017 International Journal of Network Security Jeyaprakash, T., School of Computing Sciences and Hindustan University, RajivGandhi Salai, Padur, Chennai, India; Mukesh, R., School of Computing Sciences and Hindustan University, RajivGandhi Salai, Padur, Chennai, India CSE 2017 Journal of Food Science Maheshwari, G., Dept.

of Research, Hindustan Inst. of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Sowrirajan, S., Dept. of Chemistry, Hindustan Inst. of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Joseph, B., Dept. of Research, Hindustan Inst. of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India CHEMISTRY 2017 Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing Anandh Jesuraj, S., Department of Physics, Karunya UniversityTamilnadu, India; Devadason, S., Department of Physics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and ScienceTamilnadu, India; Melvin David Kumar, M., Department of Physics, Adhithanar College of Arts and ScienceTamilnadu, India PHYSICS 2017 Proyecciones Santhakumaran, A.P., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Titus, P., Department of Mathematics, University College of Engineering Nagercoil, Anna University: Tirunelveli Region, Nagercoil, India; Ganesamoorthy, K., Department of Mathematics, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Government Aided Autonomous Institution, Coimbatore, India MATHS 2018 International Journal of Computers and Applications Suruliandi, A., Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India; Kavitha, J.C., Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India; Nagarajan, D., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India MATHS

Annual Report 2017-2018 54 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences Paul, P., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India CIVIL 2018 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Bhagyawati, M., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Saha, L.K., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Kumar, V., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Varghese, M., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Saha, A., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India CIVIL 2018 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Ellappan, V., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Amudhan, V., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Prathik, E.; Ebenezer Stephen, A., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India CIVIL 2018 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Karthikeyan, V., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Vinodhini, E., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Aparna, P., Civil Engineering Department, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Monika, T., Civil Engineering Department, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Kumar, R.S., Civil Engineering Department, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India CIVIL 2018 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Umashankar, L.V., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Sasikumar, T., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Raghu Vikram, M.V., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Prathap Reddy, T., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Sri Ranganath Reddy, M., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India CIVIL 2018 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Ravikumar, P., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Ellappan, V., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Sundararajan, T., Department of Civil Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, India CIVIL

Annual Report 2017-2018 55 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 Applied Ocean Research Gupta, D.K., Department of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India; Vasudev, K.L., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Chennai, India; Bhattacharyya, S.K., Department of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, IIT Madras, Residence: C1-1-1, 2nd Cross Road, Chennai, India MECH 2018 Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures Kasinathan, S.T., Active Material Structures and Systems Laboratory, Department of Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India, School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Srinivasan, S.M., Active Material Structures and Systems Laboratory, Department of Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India AERO 2018 Polymer Testing Pramila, J., Department of Chemical Engineering, ACT, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Department of Chemistry, Agni College of Technology, OMR, Thalambur, Chennai, India; Melbiah, J.S.B., Department of Chemical Engineering, ACT, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Rana, D., Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Ottawa, 161 Louis Pasteur St., Ottawa, ON, Canada; Gandhi, N.N., Department of Chemical Engineering, ACT, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Nagendran, A., PG & Research Department of Chemistry, Polymeric Materials Research Lab, Alagappa Government Arts College, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India; Mohan, D., Centre for Research and Consultancy, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Padur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India CRC 2018 JVC/Journal of Vibration and Control Sankar, A., Tech Mahindra Ltd., Electronic City, Bangalore, India, School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan University, Chennai, Keelambakkam, India; El-Borgi, S., Texas A&M University at Qatar, Mechanical Engineering Program, Engineering Building, Education City, Doha, Qatar, Applied Mechanics and Systems Research Laboratory, Tunisia Polytechnic School, University of Carthage, La Marsa, Tunisia; Ganapathi, M., Tech Mahindra Ltd., Electronic City, Bangalore, India; Ramajeyathilagam, K., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan University, Chennai, Keelambakkam, India AERO 2018 International Journal of Biological Macromolecules Sivashankari, P.R., Department of Chemistry, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India, CENCON, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Moorthi, A., Faculty of Allied Health Scienes, Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute, Kelambakkam, Chennai, India; Abudhahir, K.M., Faculty of Allied Health Scienes, Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute, Kelambakkam, Chennai, India; Prabaharan, M., Department of Chemistry, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India CHEMISTRY

Annual Report 2017-2018 56 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 International Journal of Ambient Energy Balan, K.N., Department of Automobile Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, TN, India; Yashvanth, U., Department of Automobile Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, TN, India AUTO 2018 Handbook of Research on Network Forensics and Analysis Techniques Leelasankar, K., School of Computing Sciences, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India; Chellappan, C., GKM College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai, India, College of Engineering, Anna University, Guindy, Chennai, India; Sivasankar, P., Department of Electrical and Electronics and communication Engineering, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Government of India - Ministry of Human Resource Development, Chennai, India CSE 2018 International Journal of Ambient Energy Valarmathi, T.N., Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Deemed to be University, Chennai, India; Sekar, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Velammal Engineering College, Anna University, Chennai, India; Purusothaman, M., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Deemed to be University, Chennai, India; Saravanan, J., Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Deemed to be University, Chennai, India; Balan, K.N., Department of Automobile Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Deemed to be University, Chennai, India; Sekar, S.D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, R.M.K.

Engineering College, Anna University, Chennai, India; Mothilal, T., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Velammal Institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai, India AUTO 2018 Rasayan Journal of Chemistry Gajalakshmi, B., Department of Chemistry, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Induja, S., Department of Chemistry, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Vigneshwaran, V., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Sriram Sudhan, A.L., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Raghavan, P.S., Department of Chemistry, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India CHEMISTRY 2018 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Nimal, S., Civil Engineering Department, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, India; Fathima, A.A.S., Civil Engineering Department, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, India CIVIL

Annual Report 2017-2018 57 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Rahman, S.K., Civil Engineering Department, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai-603103, Tamil Nadu, India; Akshay, A.; Kharlukhi, M.W., Civil Engineering Department, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai-603103, Tamil Nadu, India; Vignesh, K.J., Civil Engineering Department, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai-603103, Tamil Nadu, India; Thomas, N.R., Civil Engineering Department, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai-603103, Tamil Nadu, India CIVIL 2018 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Nair, S.R., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, TN, India; Nayagam, D.J., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, TN, India; Rooby, J., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, TN, India CIVIL 2018 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Nair, S.R., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, TN, India; Nayagam, D.J., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, TN, India; Rooby, J., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, TN, India CIVIL 2018 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Nair, S.R., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Nair, S.R., Centre for Automation and Robotics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Jessy Rooby, Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India CIVIL 2018 International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology Karthick, P., Hindustan institute of technology and science, Deemed to be university, Chennai, India; Andrews, A.A.E., Hindustan institute of technology and science, Deemed to be university, Chennai, India; Manikandan, M., Hindustan institute of technology and science, Deemed to be university, Chennai, India; Raja, A.A., Hindustan institute of technology and science, Deemed to be university, Chennai, India; Sathish, S., Hindustan institute of technology and science, Deemed to be university, Chennai, India; Muthuraj, G., SCAD College of Engineering and Technology, Cheranmahadevi, Tirunelveli, India MECH 2018 Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications Jiang, X., Department of Computer Science, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China; Liu, Q., Department of Computer Science, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China; Parthiban, N., School of Advanced Sciences, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, India, School of Computing Science and Engineering, ViT Bhopal University, Madhya Pradesh, India; Rajan, R.S., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India MATHS

Annual Report 2017-2018 58 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 Journal of Electronic Materials Helen, S.J., Department of Physics, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore, India; Devadason, S., Department of Physics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Haris, M., Department of Physics, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore, India; Mahalingam, T., Department of Physics, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, India PHYSICS 2018 Applied Surface Science Anitha, R., Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Ramesh, R., College of Physics and Microelectronics, Hunan University, Changsha, China; Loganathan, R., CENCON, Hindustan University, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Vavilapalli, D.S., Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Baskar, K., Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunalveli, Tamil Nadu, India; Singh, S., Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India CENCON 2018 Cluster Computing Sakthidasan Sankaran, K., Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Prabha, S., Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Rubesh Anand, P.M., Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India ECE 2018 Composite Structures Venkatachari, A., Research Scholar, School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan University, Keelambakkam, Chennai, India, Tech Mahindra Ltd., Electronic City, Bangalore, India; Natarajan, S., Integrated Modelling and Simulation Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India; Ganapathi, M., School of Mechanical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Deemed University, Vellore, India AERO 2018 Advanced Composite Materials Santhanakrishnan, R., Department of Aerospace Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Samlal, S., Department of Aerospace Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Joseph Stanley, A., Department of Aerospace Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Jayalatha, J., Department of Aerospace Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India AERO 2018 Alexandria Engineering Journal Prbakaran, B., School of Mechanical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Viswanathan, D., School of Mechanical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India MECH 2018 Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Kalaiselvi, V., CSE Department, Hindustan University, Kelambakam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; John Aravindhar, D., CSE Department, Hindustan University, Kelambakam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India CSE

Annual Report 2017-2018 59 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction Rexiline Ragini, J., Department of Computer Applications, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Rubesh Anand, P.M., Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Bhaskar, V., Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA, United States ECE 2018 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Joe Paulson, A., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Melchizedek, A., Department of Civil Engineering, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore, India; Angeline Prabhavathy, R., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India CIVIL 2018 Desalination and Water Treatment Devasangeeth, S.D., Department of Chemistry, Thantai Hans Roever College, Perambalur, Tamil nadu, India; Balaji, G.L., Department of Chemistry, Thantai Hans Roever College, Perambalur, Tamil nadu, India; Lakshmipathy, R., Department of Chemistry, KCG College of Technology, Karapakkam, Chennai, Tamil nadu, India, Department of Chemistry, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India CHEMISTRY 2018 International Journal of Hydrogen Energy Ragupathi, V., Centre for Clean Energy and Nano Convergence (CENCON), Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Anbu Dinesh, J., Centre for Clean Energy and Nano Convergence (CENCON), Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Panigrahi, P., Centre for Clean Energy and Nano Convergence (CENCON), Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Raman, S., Centre for Clean Energy and Nano Convergence (CENCON), Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Lee, J., Quantum Functional Semiconductor Research Centre (QSRC) and Nano Information Technology Academy (NITA), Dongguk University, 30 pildong-ro 1 gil, Jung gu, Seoul, South Korea; Nagarajan, G.S., Quantum Functional Semiconductor Research Centre (QSRC) and Nano Information Technology Academy (NITA), Dongguk University, 30 pildong-ro 1 gil, Jung gu, Seoul, South Korea CENCON 2018 International Journal of Hydrogen Energy Bharatvaj, J., Vimta Labs Limited, 49, West Venkatasamy Road, R.S.Puram, Coimbatore, India; Preethi, V., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Kanmani, S., Centre for Environmental Studies, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, India CIVIL 2018 International Journal of Hydrogen Energy Preethi, V., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Kanmani, S., Centre for Environmental Studies, Anna University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India CIVIL

Annual Report 2017-2018 60 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 International Journal of Hydrogen Energy Madhumitha, A., UL India Pvt.Ltd., EPIP Zone, Phase II Whitefield, Bangalore, India; Preethi, V., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Kanmani, S., Centre for Environmental Studies, Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India CIVIL 2018 Ships and Offshore Structures Vasudev, K.L., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai,, India; Sharma, R., Department of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India; Bhattacharyya, S.K., Department of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India MECH 2018 Cluster Computing Prakash, A., Department of Information Technology, Jerusalem College of Engineering, Velacherry Tambaram Main Road, Pallikkaranai, Chennai, India, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Padur, Kelambakam, Chennai, India CSE 2018 International Journal of Ambient Energy Bharathkumar, H., Department of Aerospace Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Jensin Joshua, J., Department of Aerospace Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Devi, P.B., Department of Aerospace Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Raja Joseph, D., Department of Aerospace Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India AERO 2018 Cluster Computing Ilango, S.S., Department of CSE, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, India; Vimal, S., Department of IT, National Engineering College, Kovilpatti, India; Kaliappan, M., Department of IT, National Engineering College, Kovilpatti, India; Subbulakshmi, P., Department of CSE, School of Computing Science, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India CSE 2018 International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology Mahendran, S., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India; Paulson, V., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India; Samlal, S., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India; Narangikar, P., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India AERO 2018 Materials Research Express Juliyana, M., School of Aerospace Sciences, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Santhana Krishnan, R., School of Aerospace Sciences, Hindustan University, Chennai, India AERO

Annual Report 2017-2018 61 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology Gokulnath, R., Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Johnson, S.S., School of Mechanical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Joshua, J.J., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Vijay, M., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India MECH 2018 Asian Journal of Civil Engineering Divahar, R., School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Adama Science and Technology University, Adama, Ethiopia; Joanna, P.S., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Kelambakam, Chennai, India CIVIL 2018 International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development Nagaraj, M., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan University, Padur, Chennai, India; Ezilarasan, C., Department of Mechanical Engineering, SMK Fomra Institute of Technology, Kelambakkam, Chennai, India; John Persin Kumar, A., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan University, Padur, Chennai, India; Velayudham, A., Scientist ‘F’, CVRDE, Avadi, Chennai, India MECH 2018 Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Arshi Banu, P.S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rajalakshmi Engineering College(Anna University), Chennai, India; Sudharsan, N.M., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rajalakshmi Engineering College(Anna University), Chennai, India MECH 2018 Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Technical Sciences John, C.F., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Paul, R.C., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Singh, S.C.E., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bethlahem Institute of Engineering, Karungal, Tamilnadu, India; Jacobjose, J., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, Tamilnadu, India; Ramkumar, T., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr.

Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology, Pollachi, Tamilnadu, India; Hikku, G.S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, Tamilnadu, India; Sharma, R.K., Department of Physics, S.T.Hindu College, Nagercoil, Tamilnadu, India; Sengottuvel, P., Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India MECH 2018 International Journal of Ambient Energy Booma Devi, P., Department of Aerospace Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Shah, D.A., Department of Aerospace Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India AERO

Annual Report 2017-2018 62 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 Metals Sellamuthu, P., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Samuel, D.G.H., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Dinakaran, D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Premkumar, V.P., Research and Development, Nelcast Private Ltd, Chennai, India; Li, Z., Warwick Manufacturing Group, University ofWarwick, Coventry, United Kingdom; Seetharaman, S., Warwick Manufacturing Group, University ofWarwick, Coventry, United Kingdom MECH 2018 Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects John, G., Department of Automobile Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Hariram, V., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Seralathan, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India AUTO 2018 Asian Journal of Chemistry Gajalakshmi, B., Department of Chemistry, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Induja, S., Department of Chemistry, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Sivakumar, N., Centre for Clean Energy and Nano Convergence, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Raghavan, P.S., Department of Chemistry, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India CHEMISTRY 2018 Asian Journal of Chemistry Abraham, S., Department of Physics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India PHYSICS 2018 International Journal of Engineering, Transactions A: Basics Jhanji, K.P., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Kumar, R.A., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Likhith, P.V.N., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India AERO 2018 International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE) Lakshmisridevi, S., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India; Devanathan, R., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India CA 2018 International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Rajkumar, A., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Helen, D., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India MATHS

Annual Report 2017-2018 63 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 International Journal of Ambient Energy Venkatasamy, M., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Tamilnadu, India; Sivamani, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Tamilnadu, India; Venkatesan, H., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Tamilnadu, India; Thangaraj, M., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Tamilnadu, India MECH 2018 Proyecciones Santhakumaran, A.P., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Balaganesan, P., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India MATHS 2018 International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems Hariram, V., Dept.

of Mech. Engg., Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Seralathan, S., Dept. of Mech. Engg., Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Rajasekaran, M., Dept. of Automobile Engg., Hindustan University, Chennai, India; John, G., Dept. of Automobile Engg., Hindustan University, Chennai, India MECH 2018 International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE) Deenadayalan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Sivakumar, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Vishnuvardhan, R., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Sathish Kumar, R., Department of Automobile Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India MECH 2018 International Journal of Learning and Change Bharati, V.J., School of Management, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Srikanth, R., School of Management, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India SOM 2018 Advances in Fuzzy Systems Anand, M.C.J., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Deemed to be University, Chennai, India; Bharatraj, J., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Deemed to be University, Chennai, India MATHS 2018 International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE) Dwarakanath, B., Department of Information Technology, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Missier, G.M.L., Department of Information Technology, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Madhav, S., Department of Information Technology, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Navin, P., Department of Information Technology, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India IT

Annual Report 2017-2018 64 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Seenu, N., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Mohan, M., Centre for Automation and Robotics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Jeevanath, V.S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India MECH 2018 International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Prabhu, V., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Rooby, J., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India CIVIL 2018 Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems Joseph, L., Department of CSE, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Mukesh, R., Department of CSE, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India CSE 2018 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web John Aravindhar, D., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Sushmitha, M.N., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Padmaveni, K., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India CSE 2018 Materials Research Express Subha, S., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Singh, D., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Venkatanarayanan, P.S., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India AERO 2018 International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Prakash, A.P., Dept.

of Maths, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Srimathi, V., Dept. of Maths, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Jerlin, J.E., Dept. of Maths, Hindustan University, Chennai, India MATHS 2018 Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems Mohandas, R., Dept of CSE, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India; John Aravindhar, D., Dept of CSE, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India CSE 2018 International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Thangapandiyan, M., Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Rubesh Anand, P.M., Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India ECE 2018 International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics NazimSha, S., School of Management, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Rajeswari, M., School of Management, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India SOM 2018 International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE) Dulloo, R., (S.S)School of Management, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, HITS, Chennai, India SOM 2018 Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems Lakshmisridevi, S., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Devanathan, R., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India CA

Annual Report 2017-2018 65 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining Philip, F.M., Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Mukesh, R., Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India CSE 2018 International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Ikram, S.N., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Rajkumar, A., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India MATHS 2018 International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Mohan, M., Centre for Automation and Robotics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Seenu, N., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Mohamed Sarfudeen Afrath, A.H., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India ANRO 2018 International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems Harir+D132am, V., Dept.

of Mech. Engg., Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Rajasekaran, M., Dept. of Automobile Engg., Hindustan University, Chennai, India; John, G., Dept. of Automobile Engg., Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Seralathan, S., Dept. of Mech. Engg., Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Pradhap, V., Dept. of Automobile Engg., Hindustan University, Chennai, India MECH 2018 International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE) Mohammed Hussain, K., Department of Computer Applications, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Venkata Subramanian, D., Department of Computer Science, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Thangakumar, J., Department of Computer Science, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Pradeep Kumar, K., Department of Computer Science, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Chennai Campus, Pilani, India CSE 2018 Chiang Mai Journal of Science Chandran, V., Department of Automobile Engineering, Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, India; Raj, T.M., Department of Mechanical Engineering College, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Lakshmanan, T., Department of Mechanical Engineering, SA Engineering College, Chennai, India MECH 2018 International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Sambath, M., Department of CSE, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Johnaravindhar, D., Department of CSE, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Nayar, P.G., Chettinad Healthcity, Chennai, India CSE 2018 International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Rajkumar, A., Dept.

of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Jesuraj, C., Dept. of Mathematics, I.F.E.T College of Engineering, Gangarampalayam, Tamilnadu, India; Mohammed Shapique, A., Dept. of Mathematics, I.F.E.T College of Engineering, Gangarampalayam, Tamilnadu, India MATHS 2018 International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Lakshmipathy, N., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan University, Padur, Chennai, India; Prakash, A.P., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan University, Padur, Chennai, India; Saraswathi, A., Department of Mathematics, SRM University, Kattankulathur, Kancheepuram Dt, Tamilnadu, India MATHS

Annual Report 2017-2018 66 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 International Journal of Business Information Systems Saravanan, G., Sri Sairam Institute of Technology, Tambaram, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Rangachar, M.J.S., Electrical Sciences, Hindustan University, Chennai, India ECE 2018 Proyecciones Santhakumaran, A.P., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Venkata Raghu, T., Department of Applied Sciences and Humanities, Sasi Institute of Technology and Engineering, Tadepalligudem, India MATHS 2018 Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society Velmurugan, S., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Subramanian, N., Department of Mathematics, SASTRA University, Thanjavur, India MATHS 2018 International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems Samson, R.M., Dept.

of Mech. Engg., SRM University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Raj, A.C.A., Dept. of Mech. Engg., SRM University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Geethapriyan, T., Dept. of Mech. Engg., SRM University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Senkathir, S., Dept. of Mech. Engg., SRM University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Muthiya, S.J., Dept. of Automobile Engg., Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India AUTO 2018 Materials Research Express Balguri, P.K., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Samuel, D.G.H., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Guruvishnu, T., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Aditya, D.B., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Mahadevan, S.M., School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Thumu, U., Department of Micro and Nanofabrication, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Av.

Mestre José Veiga s/n, Braga, Portugal AERO 2018 International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE) Sathish, S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Parthiban, A., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies(VISTAS), Chennai, India; Balakrishna, R., Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies(VISTAS), Chennai, India; Anandan, R., Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies(VISTAS), Chennai, India MECH 2018 Journal of Computer Science Pallavi, K.P., Department of Computing Sciences, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Sobha, L., AUKBC, MIT campus, Chennai, India; Ramya, M.M., Center of Automation and Robotics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India ANRO

Annual Report 2017-2018 67 Page Year Source Title Authors with Affiliations Department 2018 International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE) Devi, B.R.S., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; George, A., Periyar Maniammai University, Tanjavur, India; Thomas, A.K., Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India ECE 2018 Knowledge Computing and Its Applications: Knowledge Manipulation and Processing Techniques: Volume 1 Ceronmani Sharmila, V., Department of Information Technology, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; George, A., Department of Mathematics, Periyar Maniammai University, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu, India IT 2018 Discrete Applied Mathematics R., S.R., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India; Rajalaxmi, T.M., Department of Mathematics, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India; Liu, J.-B., School of Mathematics and Physics, Anhui Jianzhu University, Hefei, China; Sethuraman, G., Department of Mathematics, Anna University, Chennai, India MATHS 2018 Construction and Building Materials Anandaraj, S., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Rooby, J., Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Awoyera, P.O., Department of Civil Engineering, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria; Gobinath, R., Jay Shriram Groups of Institutions, Tirupur, Tamilnadu, India, SR Engineering College, Warangal, Telangana, India CIVIL 2018 International Journal of Engineering, Transactions A: Basics Rajeev, D., Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Dinakaran, D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India; Kanthavelkumaran, N., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Arunachala College of Engineering for Women, Manavilai, Kanyakumari, Tamilnadu, India; Austin, N., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mar Ephraem College of Engineering and Technology, Elavuvilai, Tamilnadu, India ANRO 2018 International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Kamala Saranya, R., School of Management, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Duraisamy, S., School of Management Studies, Vels University, Chennai, India; Shobhana, G., School of Management, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Padur, Chennai, India; Senthil Prabhu, N., Vehicle Integration, Mahindra and Mahindra, Chennai, India SOM 2018 International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE) Yuvaraj, V., Department of Mathematics, Sri Sairam Institute of Technology, Chennai, India; Rajasekaran, S., Department of Mathematics, BS Abdhur Rahman University, Chennai, India; Nagarajan, D., Department of Mathematics, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India MATHS 2018 Journal of the Energy Institute Senthil Kumar, M., Department of Automobile Engineering, M.I.T.

Campus, Anna University, Chennai, India; Arul, K., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jeppiaar Engineering College, Chennai, India; Sasikumar, N., Department of Automobile Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai, India AUTO

Annual Report 2017-2018 68 Page No. Date Name of the Faculty Title Details of Conference & Place Automobile Engineering 1 8th-10th December 2017 Mr. B. Prabakaran Influence of Zinc Oxide Nano Particles on Performance, Combustion and Emission Characteristics of Butane-Diesel- Ethanol Blends in DICI Engine,IOP Conference SeriesImpactFactor: 0.499, Category: Q2 and HIndex13 International Conference on Mechanical Materials and Renewable Energy, SMIT Sikhim Manipal University 2 10th-12th April 2018 Dr. Jaikumar Mayakrishnan Canola Oil as a Fuel for CompressionIgnition Engine–An Experimental Investigation, SAE Technical Papers, 2018-01-0910.

SAEInternational -WCX World Congress Experience, Cobo Centre, Detroit Michigan,USA 3 10th-12th April 2018 Mr. Sangeeth kumar Elumalai Thermal Analysis and Experimental Investigations on the Effect of Thermal Barrier Coatingon the Behavior of a Compression Ignition Engine Operated with Methyl Esters of Waste Cooking Oil, SAE Technical Papers, 2018-01-0663. SAEInternational -WCX World Congress Experience, Cobo Centre, Detroit Michigan,USA Chemical Engineering 4 22nd-23rd February 2018 Mr. G.VijaySamuel International Conference on Energy, Environment and Industrial Safety. Salvatio 2018, AC Tech Anna University Civil Engineering 5 20th-22nd July 2017 Dr.

V. Preethi Photocatalytic Reactors for H2 Recovery from H2O and H2S Splitting.

Annual Congress on Environmental Pollution and Sustainable Energy, Melbourne, Australia 6 3rd-8th September 2017 Ms. Parvati, T. S. and Dr. Joanna, P. S GFRP Wrapped Concrete Filled Double Skin Tubular Beam-Columns Subjected to Reversed Lateral Loading. International Conferenceon Advances in Construction Materials andSystems,2:539-547, Chennai. (PRO 118-RILEM Proceedings) 7 28th-30th November 2017 Mr. M.AnthonyRaja, Dr. V.Preethi CNT based Photocatalyts for Hydrogen Production from Hydrogen Sulfide. INUP familiarization workshop,IISc,Bangalore 8 17th February 2018 Mr. M. Anthonyraja, Dr. V.

Preethi A comparative study on Hydrogen production efficiency using CdZnS/ Fe2O3and CNT doped CdZnS/Fe2O3 Photocatalyst. National Conference on ChemistryDriven Clean Process and Alternate Energies (NCCP- 2018), Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai Conference Publications

Annual Report 2017-2018 69 Page No. Date Name of the Faculty Title Details of Conference & Place 9 17th February 2018 Ms. Diti Manoj, Dr. V. Preethi Visible Light Induced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production using TiO2 coated Fe2O3 coreshell Particles. National Conferenceon Chemistry Driven Clean Process and Alternate Energies (NCCP- 2018), Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai. 10 22nd & 23rd February 2018 Ms. M. Bhagayawati Study on Behaviour of waste plastic concrete. International conference on Materials for Energy and Environment (ICMEE 2018). 11 22nd & 23rd February 2018 Dr.R.Samuel Devadoss Oil Spill Modelling for Exploration Site Located on East Coast of India Near Chirala, AndhraPradesh.

International Conference on Civil, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering and Technologies (ICCMCT 2018), SVS College of Engineering, Coimbatore. 12 22nd & 23rd February 2018 Mr. V.Prabhu Materials with energyand emission basis for Design and construction.

National Conference on Recent Advanced Materials (NCRAM 2018), Thiruvalluvar University College of Arts and Science, Tamilnadu.. Computer Science and Engineering 13 3rd November 2017 Mr. S.K. Shankar, Mr. Balasubramani S. Ms. Joyce John Image Processing Applications in Life Saver Drones. International Conference on Mathematical Computer Engineering VIT University, Chennai. 14 16th-17th November 2017 Ms.Devi, Dr.D.Venkata Subramanian & Dr. S.Sathyalakshmi A review–IoT Protocols, Sensors and Architectures. First International Conference on Advanced Technologies in Engineering, Management and Sciences (ICATEMS"17).

15 16th-17th November 2017 Mr. S.Balasubramanian Ms. Elizabeth Alexander, Ms. Malathi Eswaran, Ms. R.Vanathi Comparative Study on Bigdata Processing Paradigm and Frameworks.

International conference on Advanced Technologies in Engineeringand Management and Sciences, ICATEMS'17,Golden ValleyIntegrated Campus, Madanapalle, Chittor, AP 16 1st December 2017 Dr. D Jinil Persis Swarm Intelligent Approaches for solving Shortest Path Problems with Multiple objectives Third International Conference on Cognitive Computing and Information Processing (CCIP 2017), Bengaluru 17 28th-29th January 2018 Ms. Nidhi Bansal, Ms. S.Lakshmi Sridevi. An Algorithm for Pattern Matching with reduced Time Complexity International Conferenceon Electrical, Electronics, Comput ers,wCommunication,Mechani cal and Computing (EECCMC 2018), Priyadarshini Engineering College, Vellore, Tamilnadu

Annual Report 2017-2018 70 Page No. Date Name of the Faculty Title Details of Conference & Place 18 2nd-3rd February 2018 Ms. S.G.Gino Sophia, Dr. V.Ceronmani Sharmila Morphological based Localization of an Iris Image International Conferenceon Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Computing, Springer, MLR Institute of Technology, Hyderabad 19 9th March 2018 Ms. S.G.Gino Sophia, Dr. V.Ceronmani Sharmila Performance Measures of Various Diseases affected Iris Images Using Neural Networks Second International Conference on Advanced Information and Communication Technology"18, Karpagam Collegeof Engineering, Coimbatore 20 9th March 2018 Ms.

Linda Joseph, Dr. Rajeswari Mukesh.

Securing and Self recoveryof Virtual Machines in cloud with an Autonomic Approach using Snapshots International Conferenceon Bigdata and cloud computing, Springer, Vellore Institute of Technology. 21 16th-17th March 2018 Ms. B.Pavithra Efficient Energy Utilization Using DE-LEACH Clustering Approachand Prolonging Network Lifetime in Wireless Sensor Networks International Conferenceon Information Systems and Software Engineering (ICISSE 2018), Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College, Chennai 22 22nd-23rd March 2018 Mr. R.Mohandas, Dr.D.John Aravindhar Enhanced Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation for Improving QoS in IoT devices 8th International Conference on Engineering and Advancement in Technology 2018,Srikrishna college of Technology, Coimbatore.

23 22nd-23rd March 2018 Dr. John Devaprasanna, Dr.D.John Aravindhar Dual connected dominating set for load balancing in MANET 8th International Conference on Engineering and Advancement in Technology 2018, Srikrishna college of Technology, Coimbatore. Electronics and Communication Engineering 24 17th-18th September 2017 Ms. B.C.Kavitha and Dr. Vallikannu R The Internet of Things Model Architectures for Customized Applications: A Review IETE 60th Annual Convention, 2017, Cochin 25 17th-18th September 2017 Ms. Binu R, Mr. Samuel Verghese and Dr. Vallikannu Performance Optimization of Erbium Ytterbium Co Doped Fiber for High Power Amplifiers IETE 60th Annual Convention, 2017, Cochin

Annual Report 2017-2018 71 Page No. Date Name of the Faculty Title Details of Conference & Place 26 16th-17th November 2017 Ms. B. C.Kavitha and Dr. Vallikannu R Enhancement of Industrial Saftey using IoT International Conferenceon Advanced Technologies in Engineering, Management and Sciences – ICATEMS"17,Madanapalle AP 27 16th-17th November 2017 Mr. Jibu Eapen, Ms. Punithyavathy Mohan and Dr. AL. Vallikannu Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks in IoT based Environment International Conferenceon Advanced Technologies in Engineering, Management and Sciences – ICATEMS"17,Madanapalle AP 28 16th-17th November 2017 Ms.

B.Rajesh Shyamala Devi, Dr. Aby. K. Thomas Performance Analysis of an Efficient MAC mechanism for Wireless Sensor Networks International Conferenceon Advanced Technologies in Engineering, Management and Sciences – ICATEMS"17,Madanapalle AP 29 5th- 6thJanuary Ms. B.C.Kavitha, Mr. Advait Sai Narayan, Dr. Vallikannu R IoT Assisted Worker Saftey: An initiative 12th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO) Coimbatore 30 9th-10th March 2018 Mr. Surjit Salam, Mr. M.Rajmohan Design of Low Power and High Speed Hybrid Full Adder Third International Conference on Innovative and Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology-Chennai, TN 31 9th-10th March 2018 Ms.

Sharmila A, Mr. P.Ramesh and Dr. Aby. K.Thomas. Obstacle detection and collision avoidance using ultrasonic sensor in micro air vehicle Third International Conference on Innovative and EmergingTrends in Engineering and Technology-Chennai, TN Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering 32 1stJune 2017 Dr.

G.Muthukumaran Investigations on Adaptive Multiple Suction Chamber Control Systems for Wall climbing applications International Conference in Advances in Robotics (AIR 2017) 33 10th-11th August 2017 Mr. J.S.Prasath Bank Security System using Knock-outgas Indian Science Congress, NIMHANS Convention Centre, Bengaluru (Got Best Paper Award)

Annual Report 2017-2018 72 Page No. Date Name of the Faculty Title Details of Conference & Place 34 1st December 2017 Mr. S.Janakiraman Quadratic Linearization of Three Phase Horizontal Gravity Separator Model IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power &Energy– TAP Energy 2017Amrita UniversityKollam, Kerala Electrical and Electronics Engineering 35 22nd-23rd June 2017 Ms.

C E Geethadeviand Dr. R Devanathan Linearization of Statcom National conferenceon recent trends in power system technologies, 22-23 June 2017, Viswajyothi collegeof Engineering and Technology, Kerala 36 19th-21st July 2017 Ms. S Reshmila and Dr. R Devanathan Observation based diagnosabilityof discrete event system 1st International Symposium on Cyber-Physical Systems, , IISc Bangalore ,July19-21, 2017 37 28th September 2017 Ms. J.PraisyFaith Ms.S.Priyadarshini Mr.Adarsh Vijayan Pillai.

Implementation of Edge Preserved Denoising Technique for Impulse Noise Removal in Images International Conferenceon Power, Control, Signals and Instrumentation Engineering (ICPCSI-2017),Saveetha Engineeringcollege 38 6th October 2017 Ms. M.Sujatha Reliability Analysis of Boost Converter Used for Solar PV System International Conferenceon Innovations and Research in Marine Electrical and Electronics Engineering, AMET UniversityKanathur 39 6th October 2017 Ms. M.Maheswari Impact of Different Wind Turbine Generators on Radial Distribution system: Comparative Analysis International Conferenceon Innovations and Research in Marine Electrical and Electronics Engineering, AMET UniversityKanathur 40 22nd-23rd February 2018 Ms.

P. Getzial Anbu Mani Interleaved Boost converter for standalone Photo Voltaic System International Conferenceon Energy Environment and Industrial Safety (ICEEIS,18), AC Tech, Anna University, Chennai Information Technology 41 20th-21st September 2017 Dr. V.Ceronmani Sharmila, Mr. Lahari DS and MS. DivyaG Puzzle Lock: An Android Application for better security to smartphones International Conference on Recent Innovations in Computational Science, HCAS

Annual Report 2017-2018 73 Page No. Date Name of the Faculty Title Details of Conference & Place 42 14th-16th December 2017 Dr. V.Ceronmani Sharmila Pyramidal-Based Connected Dominating Set for Tactical and Energy Harvest International Conference on Advanced Computing, MIT, Anna University 43 2nd-3rd February 2018 Ms. S.G. Gino Sophia, Dr. V. Ceronmani Sharmila.V Morphological based Localization of an Iris Image International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing, MLR Institute of Technology, Hyderabad.

44 9th March 2018 Ms. S.G. GinoSophia, Dr. V.Ceronmani Sharmila.

Performance Measures of Various Diseases affected Iris images using Neural Networks Second International Conference on Advanced Information and Communication Technology"18, Karpagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore. Mechanical Engineering 45 1st October 2017 Dr. A. Krishnakumari, Mr. M. Saravanan Non-linear feature extraction from ZAM Time frequency analysis for Non stationary Gear fault diagnosis. National Condition Monitoring Society,India, held at IGCAR Kalpakkam.

46 1st October 2017 Mr. K. Viswanathan 5S implementation in HITS National Conference on Quality Assurance, organized by Education Promotion Society for India organized by National Condition Monitoring Society, India. 47 1st October 2017 Dr. D.G. Harris Samuel Review on Current Research Trends in Condition Monitoring of Tank Guns for Accuracy Enhancement National Condition Monitoring Society, India, held at IGCAR Kalpakkam. 48 1st February 2018 Dr. D. Dinakaran,& Dr. D. G. Harris Samuel Effect of Ni on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Austempered Ductile Iron. 2018 International Joint Conference on Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering (CMSME 2018), Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.

49 1st February 2018 Dr. M. Vinoth Kumar Microstructural Characteristics and Tensile Properties of Linear Friction Welded Joints AA7075 Aluminium Alloy International Conference on Engineering Materials, Metallurgy and Manufacturing (ICEMMM2018), SSN collegeof Engineering, Chennai.

Annual Report 2017-2018 74 Page No. Date Name of the Faculty Title Details of Conference & Place 50 1st February 2018 Dr. M. Vinoth Kumar Effect of Oscillating Frequency on Microstructure and Tensile Properties of Linear Friction Welded Aluminium. International conferenceon Modern innovations in Nanotechnologyscience and Engineeringof Materials (MINTSEM-2018), Dept.

Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University, Chidambaram Management Studies 51 28th July 2017 Ms. R.Kamala Saranya Working Capital Management Ratio Analysis D.B. Jain College, Chennai 52 28th July 2017 Ms.Divya Deepthi & Dr.M.K.Badrinar ayanan A Framework for Continuous Improvements in Hospitals Confluence2K17, International Conference on Implementation Strategies for Sustainable Innovations.

53 21st-22nd December 2017 Ms.DivyaDeepthi & Dr.M.K.Badrinar ayanan Need and the Conceptual Model for CQISystem in Hospital Industry International conference on Managing the Metamorphosis of Make in India in the Global Era - Road Map and Challenges Ahead., ICMIIGE17, Saveetha EngineeringCollege, Chennai. 54 21st-22nd December 2017 Dr.N.Madhumith aa & Dr.M.K.Badrinar ayanan Cultural Dimensions of Business Relationships: A Study onVitalized Culture in Auto Component Industry International conference on Managing the Metamorphosis of Make in India in the Global Era - Road Map and Challenges Ahead., ICMIIGE17, Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai.

55 21st-22nd December 2017 Ms.S.P.Deepeka & Dr.M.K.Badrinar ayanan Strategies Adopted by Serviced Apartments for Customer Attraction and Retention in Emerging Market International conference on Managing the Metamorphosis of Make in India in the Global Era - Road Map and Challenges Ahead., ICMIIGE17, Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai. 56 30th-31st January 2018 Mr.P.V.Vikas & Dr.M.K.Badrinara yanan Value Addition and Technology Enhancement in Indian Seafood Industry Frozen Sector International conference on economic transformation with inclusive growth, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai.

Chemistry 57 8th-9th September 2017 Ms. P. R. Sivashankari Dr. M. Prabaharan. Hydroxypropyl Chitosan- Graft Graphene Oxide based three-d for Dimensional Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering National Conferenceon Nanotechnology in Medicine, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Kelambakkam, Chennai,

Annual Report 2017-2018 75 Page No. Date Name of the Faculty Title Details of Conference & Place 58 22nd-23rd December Ms. P. R. Sivashankari Dr. M. Prabaharan., Porous scaffolds based on chitosan/ pectin/ grapheneoxide Polyelectrolyte complex for tissue engineering International conference on applications of novel antibiotic resistance and diagnostic biomarkers, Cresecent Institute of technology, vandalur 59 22nd-23rd February 2018 Ms.B.Gajalakshmi, Dr. S.Induja&Dr. P.S.Raghavan Synthesis, Characterisatio n and Catalyticstudies of Cu- Ni mixed oxide catalyst for the oxidation of CO and HC International Conference on Energy, Environment&Industrial safety, AC Tech, AnnaUniversity, Chennai February22-23, 2018.

Centre for Clean Energy and Nano Convergence (CENCON) 60 7th February 2018 Ms. R.Veena Versatile LiMnBO3- Structural, Optical and Electrochemical Properties National Conference on Chemistry Driven Clean Process and alternate Energies - Scope & Challenges(NCCP-2018), HITS, Chennai 61 7th February 2018 Ms. Angeline Dorothy Modifying Anatase as a Visible Light Photocatalyst by Doping with Pt using First-Principle Calculations National Conferenceon Chemistry Driven Clean Process and alternate Energies - Scope & Challenges(NCCP-2018), HITS, Chennai.

62 7th February 2018 Mr. M.AnthonyRaja A Comparative Study on Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production using CNT dopedand plain CdZnS/ Fe2O3 Photocatalyst National Conference on Chemistry Driven Clean Process and alternate Energies - Scope & Challenges(NCCP-2018), HITS, Chennai. 63 2nd March 2018 Ms. K.Srimathi Green synthesis ofZnO using citrus sinsesis peel extract and its influence on morphology and optical properties National Conference on Advances in Condensed Matter Physics, HITS, Chennai. 64 22nd-23rd February 2018 Dr. Puspamitra Panigrahi Enhancingthe H2 storage capacityof carbon nanotube (CNT) decorated with polylithiated molecules: DFT stimulations International Conference on Energy, Environment&Industrial safety, AC Tech, Anna University, Chennai.

Fashion Design 65 15th September 2017 Ms. Jessica Roshima Performance Characteristics of Antimicrobial fabrics using Micro Encapsulation National Academic Conferecne on Textile Research and Innovation Organized by Dept. of Costume design and fashion, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Maha Vidyalaya CollegeofArts & Science, Coimbatore

Annual Report 2017-2018 76 Page Reasearch Publications Journal Publications- 170 [Scopus Indexed -145 Web of Science-25 Patents 10 Patent Applications (FinalSpecifications) and 4 Provisional Patent Applications were filed during the Year.

The final Specifications of following 10 Patents were filed during theYear. Patent Number ApplicationDate Applicant Name Patents Title 201741011709 Patent 31.03.2017 Dr. P. S. Raghavan Mr. A. Shiva Kumar Mr. S. Udhaya Kumar Mr. T. Murali Desai Manish Dilip Acharya “Front ViewReflector (FVR)” 201741011710 Patent 31.03.2017 Mr. S. K Shankar Mr. NandaKumar Mr. Ted Solomon C “FlyalotDroneaid” 201741011711 Patent 31.03.2017 Dr. Ravi Kumar Bhargava “Collapsible Folding Shelter.” 201741011712 Patent 31.03.2017 Dr. S. Ravindran Mr. TanmoyThakuria “LungCancerDetector.” 201741011702 Patent 31.03.2017 Ms.

Vinusha D.

Mr. G. Pratulya Mr. Rajan Sanjeeth Ms. S. Deepika Mr. K.V. Sathish Mr. Sooraj G. “BlackBoxAcoustic Signal Transmitter.” 201741011703 Patent 31.03.2017 Dr. Rajeswari Mukesh Mr. S.K Shankar Mr. Pranav Kumar Mr.Sundaram Mr. Ramachandran Mr. Trivikram Muralidharan ChildcareApp.” 201741011705 Patent 31.03.2017 Mr. S.K Shankar Mr. AjayNethaji Mr. Z. Mohammed Mr. Hanief Prem Kumar Mr. Menni Risivats R. Mr. Trivikram M. “Digital Vision Secure Drive-DVSD.” 201741011685 Patent 31.03.2017 Dr. V. Preethi “CO2Sequestration.” 201741011686 Patent 31.03.2017 Dr. Ravi Kumar Bhargava “Ground FreeSuspended DwellingUnit.” 201741011687 Patent 31.03.2017 Mr.

P. Ravikumar Mr. Nitten Kumar “Development of Geo PolymerBased Pavement Interlocking Block.”

Annual Report 2017-2018 77 Page STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS AERO • Second year student team comprising Kanishk Jhonson, Bipin, Deepak Kumar, Hari Om and three more students won “India’s Biggest Bottle Rocket Challenge” competition held at Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Engineering and Technology in association with IAAA on 15th October 2017 towards the celebration of late Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s 86th birthday. Their rocket was awarded by “India Book of Records.” • Final year student team “Kalam Sat” comprising Mr. Tanishq Dwivedi (Flight Engineer), Mr. Vinay S. Bharadwaj (Design Engineer), Mr.

Yagna Sai (Lead Technician) and Mr. Mohammed Abdul Kashif (Lead Engineer) was awarded by AeSI Chennai branch on 4th August 2017 for their achievement in building World’s Lightest Satellite. AUTO • Mr. Palla Lokesh, Automobile Engineering received student of the year 2016-17 from SAE International President Dr. Douglas. • Mr. Arun Prabu NC, Mr. Mohamed Jabier U, Mr. Salman Khan, Mr. Sree Krishnan SM participated the Formula SAE Lincoln competition at Lincoln Park, NE, USA from 18th June to 28thJuly2017. • The Team YODHA RACING participated SUPRA SAE INDIA 2017 at BIC, Greater Noida, U.P. from June 26th to July1st2017.

• Team YodhaRacing-FMAE- Karimotorspeedway2017 Professional Competition-Overall Champion, Best Endurance, Fuel Economy-2017 in the month of October 2017. • Mr.SalihArshadA.,2ndSem.M.Tech.,Automobile Engineering won Best Paper Award in the 3rd National Conference in NCETIME 2017. • Team Yodha won Overall Championship in FFS 2017 organised by Fraternity of Mechanical and Automotive Engineers (FMAE). • TwoTeams“STALWARTZ”participatedinmBAJA & eBAJA engineering students competition conducted by SAE INDIA at Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh from 25th to 28th January, 2018. CHEMICAL • Mr. K. Preetham Reddy, Ms.

S. Priyadarshini, 2nd year, Biotechnology won 2nd prize in • Poster presentation at the National Conference INNOV AVIT– 2018.

• Mr. Samrat Mark & Ms. S. Priyadarshini, 2ndyear, Biotechnology won 1st prize in National Conference BIOFLUX at SRM University. • Mr. V. Utham, Mr. Ginith and Mr. Mohan Babu attended a 2-day workshop on Aspen Plus at NIT, Trichy. • Mr. Samrat Mark, 2nd year, Biotechnology won 1st prize in Industrial troubleshooting at the National Conference INNOVAVIT– 2018. • Mr. R. Mugunthan, 3rd year, Chemical Engineeering has won the Best Paper Award at the National conference POLYMERA 2018 at Anna University, Chennai.

• Mr.R.Mugunthan, 3rd year, Chemical Engineeering has won the 2nd prize in paper presentationattheNationalconferenceMACRON 2018 at Crescent University, Chennai.

• Mr. Fazil Razak, 4th year, Chemical Engineering won High Commendation in the Simulation of the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve as the Representative of the United States of America. • Mr.Venugopal, Mr. Rohith and Mr. K. Deepak 4th year, Chemical Engineering students have undergone a prestigious internship at BIOCON, Bangalore.

• Ms. Prathiksha Srivastava of 4th year, Chemical Engineering underwent an industrial internship at Asian Pharmaceuticals, Nepal. • Mr. Fazil Razak of 4th year, Chemical Engineering was awarded with a fellowship at UPES Dehradun under theIAS fellowship scheme. • Mr. Mugunthan of 3th year, Chemical Engineering underwent a fellowship at IIT, Guwahati under the IAS fellowship scheme. CIVIL • Nasim Alam, 4th year won the class topper award constituted by HCE` 92 Batch Annual Awards on 5thAugust 2017.

CSE • Mr. Raghav Shankar, 2nd year, CSE went for the Semester Exchange Programme in Dongukk University, South Korea from January 2018 to April 2018 • Mr.

Mohammed Mozamand and Ms. Prathiba Academics

Annual Report 2017-2018 78 Page Sharma, 3rd year, CSE went for the Semester exchange programme in YTU, Turkey from January 2018 to April 2018. ECE • Mr. Pankaj Kumar and Mr. Harsha, 4th year won I prize in poster presentation competition held as part of IET On-Campus Test held at SRM University, Chennai on 7th September 2017. EEE • Pipemaintenance Robot-A project done by Tejas Gujrati, Priyajaiswal, Shubam Mukerjee, 3rd year students was selected for finals of PAls innovation challenge • Mr. Timothy Ivan E, 3rd year student received the Best Implementation award (Autotuner– Building a device which will tune stringed instruments (Guitar) for HTBI–Hindustan Innovation Challenge2016-2017 • Mr.

Tejas Gujrati, 2nd year presented a paper titled”Optimization of Smart Grids and Homes Smart and Easy Way to Select the Best” in a technical presentation at 11th International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology held at Yilditz Technical University, Turkey. Also the paper was selected as the best session paper.

• Mr. Tejas Gujarati, has been selected for the InternationalawardbyThaiEmbassy,ThaiAirways and School of Renewable Energy Technology (SERT), NaresuanUniversity, Thailand for his NIPM (Nuclear Industry Pipes Maintenance) Robot & other projects, accolades and academic performance.HehasbeenawardedanInternshipin Naresuan University Thailand with free air fare along with boarding in University of Thailand. • Mr. Pavan Kumar Reddy Nalladhimmu has presented a paper titled Next Generation Electric Bike in International Conference on Power ControlSignalsandInstrumentationEngineering- ICPCSI-2017.

• Mr.

Pavan Kumar Reddy Nalladhimmu has participated in BAJASAEIndia 2017 at • NATRIX facility of NATRiP, Pithambur, Madhya Pradesh. • Mr. Pavan Kumar Reddy Nalladhimmu has participated in AMT Motocrop E-Bike Racing Challenge 2017 as captain for Electrical Design team. The team won 3rd place in static events. FASHION, DESIGN AND ARTS • Ms. Irine Babu, Mr. Shaik Nayeem, Ms. Mahalakshmi Ravikumar, Ms. Prisca Ebulus, Ms. Rashmi, Ms. Lakshmi Sivagami of 1st year, B.Sc. Fashion Design along with Dr. Afrose Fathima, HoD, FDA participated as members of Mother India Crochet Queen (MICQ) and achieved Guinness World Record for the World’s Longest Crochet Scarf measuring14.09 km at NMN Jain College on 21st May 2017.

• Mr. Sheik Nayeem of 2nd year, B.Sc. Fashion Designs participated as members of Mother • India Crochet Queen (MICQ) and achieved his Second Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Display of Crochet Sculpture at SRM College on 21st January 2018. IT • Mr. Naveen, Ms. Sruthi and Mr. Basha, 2ndyear, received the first prize under the Innovation Category during the Gyan Disha Project Expo Competition on 8 May2018, at HITS. • Ms. Poornima and Mr. Neha Priya, 4th year have received the second prize under the Best Project Category in School of Computing Sciences during the Gyan Disha Project Expo Competition on 8 May2018, at HITS.

• Mr. R. Jayaprakash, 3rd year, completed internship in Infoview Solutions, Chennai during the period July’17 to November’17. • Mr. C.R. Rishi Swethan, 3rd year, won runner title in SAP Pragyan Hackathon of NIT Trichy on 16th&17th December 2017. • Ms.AmandaMaureenMathias,3rdyear,completed internship in SANDS, Chennai during the period 27th November’17 to11th December’17. • Ms. Amanda Maureen Mathias, 3rd year, completed online crash course on Javaplat form during the period 24th December’17 to 8th February’17.

• Ms. Muskan Makhija, 3rd year, completed internship in SANDS, Chennai during the period 27th November’17 to 11th December’17.

• Mr. Aman Rai completed internship in SANDS, Chennai during the period 27th November’17 to 11th December’17. • Mr. R. Sundaram, 3rd year, completed internship in SANDS, Chennai during the period 27th November’17 to 11th December’17.

Annual Report 2017-2018 79 Page • Ms. Muskan Makhija, 3rd year, completed internship in CHIPS, Chattisgarh during the period 29th December’17 to 16th January’18. LANGUAGES • Students participated in the drama competition at Vaishnav college and won the Best Actor and Best Actress awards. Ms. Athma Dharshana, Assistant Professor was thecoordinator. • Students participated in the World Theatre Day competition and won prizes for the stand- up comedy and interlude. Ms. Sonu Joseph and Ms. Athma, Assistant Professors were the coordinators.

• 1st prize for stand-up comedy was bagged by Abhiram P, 2nd prize by Lauxley Pandian, first year CSE, 3rd prize by Abhishek.

The monologue session proved to be thought provoking students were at their best bringing to the fore emotional pieces that were portrayed in an exemplary manner. 1st prize was bagged by Lykha, final year EIE, 2nd prize by Kaushik, 1st year Aero, and 3rd prize by Tejasv. Mr. Nivash, HR, Crea Sakthi Theatre Group judged both the events. • Students participated in the debate held at British Council in commemoration with theWomen’s day celebration. Mr. Robert Divine, Assistant Professor was the coordinator • Mr. Lauxley, Kaushi and Niranjana participated in the Elihu Debate event conducted by the US Consulate, Chennai.

Ms. Sonu Joseph, Assistant Professor was the coordinator MATHS • Mulpuri Namratha & P. Siva Surya Narayanan secured third and fifth prizes respectively in the 49th annual contest (National Mathematics Talent Contest-NMTC) of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of India (AMTI) for the academic year 2017-2018 was conducted on 28th October 2017.

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT • Sneha Karunakaran, B.Com. (General) 2nd year, got selected for the Crossroads Summer Programme, Harvard University, and Dubai. • Praveen, 3rd BBA, has successfully completed the Student Exchange Programme from SIAS University, China. • Rithika Sing 1st BBA, is selected for Student Exchange Programme in Donguk University, Korea. • GuruPrakash,AdithyaandArudhra,1stBBAhave won National level championship in Archery. • BBA, B.Com and MBA students participated in Sweden Education Day–Special Lecture and interaction on 10th June 2017.

• 46 students from BBA, B.Com and MBA have interactedwith Alumni Entrepreneurs on 4th August 2017.

• Aswath Subramanian, 2nd year BBA, participated KavinCare–MMA-Chinnikrishnan Innovation award on 6th September 2017. • BBA, B.Com and MBA students participated in Guest Lecture by Dr. Shiga, Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Gunma University, Japan on 11th September 2017. • Jai Shankar and Anjana, BBA Students have been selected to assist as volunteer in Annual MMA Conclave held on 22nd November 2017. • Anjana Jayalakshmi, 2nd BBA student served as volunteer in organizing “TIE-"Project in a Box"organized by HTBI on 13th February2018. • BBA, B.Com and MBA students participated in Guest Lecture on “Technology and Innovation for Development”- by Dr.

Sourabh Arora, University of Sussex, UK on 27th March 2018.

• BBA, B.Com and MBA students participated in Guest Lecture by Mr. Satheesh Jacob, Executive Director, Business Strategy and Excellence, Excel Gateway Ltd. United Kingdom on 19th December 2017. • G. Monisha, 1st year MBA-Sports Management, actively participated in PALS7 innoWAH! Innovation ChallengeCompetition & Exhibition on the innoWAH!, ICSR Building, IIT Madras Campus on 1stMarch 2018. • Aswath Subramanian, 2nd year BBA, participated in PM Yuva Yojana E-Leader Workshop, on 22nd and 23rd March 2018.

• Dharana, 1st year BBA, participated in IITM'E- SUMMIT 2018 on 14th and 15thApril 2018.

• Suriya, 1st B.Com havewon First prize in Dance Competition, Yarona 2018. • 32 Students from BBA, B.Com and MBA activity Participated in E WEEK 2018. • Irfan, 1st MBA (Hospitality) was invited to meet Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu on 7th April

Annual Report 2017-2018 80 Page 2018 to express thoughts & ideas on development of Tourism in Tamil Nadu. • Guru Prakash, Adithya and Arudhra, 1st BBA have launched Senborn Sakuraan online fashion accessories store on Facebook. MECHANICAL • Mr. Tejashwi Krishna, 4th year has participated in a summer programme “Sunshine”organized by AISEC-Russia for Business Technology, during 10th July 2017 to 14th August 2017. • Mr. A. Vadakasi Easwaran, Mr. S. Syed Anwar, Mr. H. Vishal, Mr. S. Vaikunth Srinivas, had undergone internship training programme at M/s.Hi-Esteem Pressings and Fabrications, Chennai, from 24th June 2017 to 08thJuly2017.

• Mr.V.TejaswarReddy,Mr.Jashwanthdala,3rdyear had undergone internship training programme at M/s. TVS Sundaram Motors, Chennai, from 15th June 2017 to 23rd June 2017.

• Mr.V.Balaji, C. Dhanush, 3rd year had undergone internship training programme at M/s. Ashok Leyland, Chennai, from 21st June 2017 to 24th June 2017. Basketball Women’s Team Won Trophies in the following tournaments: Winners Basketball Men’s Team Won Trophies in the following tournaments: Winners • State Level ABC & AV Trophy organized by Paramakudi Basketball Club, Paramakudi. Football Men’s Team Won Trophies in the following tournaments:Winners • State Level Intercollegiate Tournament - Buck Memorial Trophy organized by YMCA College, Chennai.

• RelianceChennaiCityIntercollegiateTournament organized by Reliance Youth Sports Foundation, Chennai.

• Reliance Chennai South Zone Intercollegiate Tournament organized by Reliance Youth Sports Foundation, Hyderabed. • Dr. KCG Verghese Memorial Trophy - International Football Tournament for foreign Nationals (Our players represented for Team India-XI) organized by HITS, Chennai. Volleyball Women’s Team Won Trophies in the following tournaments: Winners • Chennai “B” Division Championship organized by Chennai Volleyball Association.

• State Level Triple’s Tournament organized by Pondicherry Volleyball Association. • State Level Intercollegiate Tournament organized by Villupuram Volleyball Association. • Seethamma Trophy - State Level Intercollegiate Tournament organized by Hindu College, Chennai. • State Level Intercollegiate Tournament - Buck Memorial Trophy organized by YMCA College, Chennai. • Chancellor’s Trophy - State Level Intercollegiate Tournament organized by HITS. • All India Level Intercollegiate Tournament - Jimmy George Gold Trophy organized by IIT Madras, Chennai • State Level Intercollegiate Championship organized by Tamil Nadu State Volleyball Association, Chennai.

Individual Events • Mr. Washington Sundar of 1st Year, BBA, representing Indian Cricket Team, bagged the “Young Achiever Award” given by the Rotary Club of Madras Chennai. Mr. R. Adithyaa, I Year, BBA has won the following awards in Archery Championships: • State Level 3rd SRV Spartan Trophy organized by SRV Spartan Basketball Club, Dharmapuri. • 18th State level Intercollegiate Tournament organized by Kongu Engineering College, Erode. • National Level Intercollegiate Tournament organized by MOP Vaishnava College, Chennai. • Kokila Rajaiah Trophy-All India Level Intercollegiate Tournament organized by IIT Madras, Chennai.

• Dr. KCG Verghese Memorial Trophy - 26th State Level Intercollegiate Tournament organized by HITS. Sports

Annual Report 2017-2018 81 Page • Gold Medal - Junior Indoor Compound Men event in 10th Tamil Nadu State Archery Meet organized by the Archery Association of Tamil Nadu affiliated to the Archery Association of India • Gold Medal - Senior Compound Men event in 10th Tamil Nadu State Archery Meet organized by the Archery Association of Tamil Nadu affiliated to the Archery Association of India. • Gold Medal - Junior Compound Men event in 10th Tamil Nadu State Archery Meet organized by the Archery Association of Tamil Nadu affiliated to the Archery Association of India.

• Gold Medal - State Level Intercollegiate Compound Men event organized by YMCA College, Chennai.

Mr. B. Arudhra, I Year, BBA has won the following awards in Archery Championships: • Silver Medal - Junior Indoor Compound Men event in 10th Tamil Nadu State Archery Meet organized by the Archery Association of Tamil Nadu affiliated to the Archery Association of India. • Silver Medal - Junior Compound Men event in 10th Tamil Nadu State Archery Meet organized by the Archery Association of Tamil Nadu affiliated to the Archery Association of India. • Silver Medal - State Level Intercollegiate Compound Men Event organized by YMCA College, Chennai.

• Bronze Medal - Senior Compound Men Event in 10th Tamil Nadu State Archery Meet organized by The Archery Association of Tamil Nadu affiliated to the Archery Association of India.

• Mr. J. Sabari, I Year, BBA has won the following awards in Boxing Competitions: • GoldMedalinStarBoxingCompetitionorganized by Star Boxing Club, Chennai. • Gold Medal in Shine Boxing Competition organized by Shine Boxing Club, Chennai. • Gold Medals in Senior District Boxing Competition organized by Tamil Nadu Boxing Association.

Horse Riding: • Mr. Varun Varshney, 3rd year, B.Tech., Aero won Gold Medal in 60cm-70cm Show Jumping event in Inter Club Horse Riding Jumping Competition organized by the Madras School of Equitation, Chennai. Cricket: • Ten Cricket players from HITS have participated in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) organized by TNCA Basketball women: • Ms. T.Mohanabala, 4th year, EEE & Ms. T. Dharshini, 1st year, B.Com represented Tamilnadu Basketball women team and secured V Position in the 68th Senior National Basketball Championship organized by Basketball Federation of India held at Chennai from 6th to 13th January 2018.

• Ms. T. Mohanabala, 4th year, EEE & Ms. T. Dharshini, 1st year, B.Com. represented Southern Railway Women team as a guest player and secured Runners in the All India Basketball Championship at Tirunelveli from 11th to 15th August 2017. Ms. T.Mohanabala, 4th year, EEE was awarded the “Best Player” of the tournament Volleyball women: • Ms. K. Anupriya, 2nd year, BBA; Ms. G. Dhanalakshmi, 2nd year, B.Com; & Ms. S. Rajasri, 1st year, BCA; were represented Tamil Nadu Volleyball Women team and Secured III Position in the 20th Youth National Volleyball Championship at Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh from 2nd to 7th January 2018.

• Ms. T. Saranya, 2nd year, MCA; Ms. S. Sangeetha, 2nd year, MCA; Ms. K. Anupriya, 2nd year, BBA; & Ms. S. Rajasri, 1st year, BCA represented Tamil Nadu Volleyball Women team and Secured III Position in the 31st Federation Cup at Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh from 11th to 18th March 2018. Ms. S.Rajasri, was awarded the “Best Player” of the Tournament.

• Ms. T. Saranya, 2nd year, MCA; Ms. S. Sangeetha, 2nd year, MCA; Ms. K. Anupriya, 2nd year, BBA; & Ms. S.Rajasri, 1st Year, BCA represented Tamil Nadu Volleyball women team and secured IV Position in the 65th Senior National Volleyball Championship at Kazhilkode, Kerala from 21st to 28th February 2018. • Ms. T. Saranya, 2nd year, MCA; and Ms. S. Sangeetha, 2nd year, MCA; was awarded the “Best Player” of the tournament in Chennai “B” Division Championship organized by Chennai Volleyball Association.

Annual Report 2017-2018 82 Page Hindustan Eagles secured 2nd Position in CFA Senior Division League 2018 on 13th June 2018.

Shri. Balakrishna Reddy, Hon’ble Minster for Sports & Dr. R. Nataraj, I.P.S., M.L.A. bestowed the trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh to the Winners. Dr. K.C.G. Verghese Memorial 26th Basketball Tournament Women’s Volleyball Team secured IV Position in South Zone & All India Inter University Women’s Volleyball Tournament held at Kannur University, Kerala from 19th to 31st October 2017. Men’s Football Team secured IV Position in South Zone Inter University Men’s Football Tournament held at Calicut University, Kerala from 20th to 28th December 2017. The 26th Dr. K.C.G. Verghese Memorial inter-state collegiate Basketball Tournament was conducted on 19th March 2018 in Air Jordan Basketball courts.

Mr. Vineeth Revi Mathew, International Basketball Player and Senior Manager IOB was the Chief Guest. The Hindustan Women’s Team and Loyola College, Chennai Team bagged the Women and Men Championship Trophy respectively. Volleyball Women All India Football Men South zone Gold Medal in Horse Jumping Mr. Varun Varshney, 3rd year, B.Tech., Aero won Gold medal in 60cm-70cm Show Jumping in inter club Horse Riding Jumping competition organized by Madras School of Equitation, Chennai on 26th March 2018.

Annual Report 2017-2018 83 Page Glimpses of the Annual Sports Meet celebrated on 28th March 2018. Dr. P. Poonia, Vice Chairman, AICTE & UGC Nominee in the Planning and Monitoring Board, HITS was the Chief Guest; and Mr. R. Mohan Kumar, Olympian, Rio Olympics 2016 was the Guest of Honour. Chancellor’s Trophy In honouring Dr. Elizabeth Verghese on the Chancellor’s birthday, a sports extravaganza was hosted from 23rd to 25th September, 2017. To honour the special occasion, tournaments such as the 9th International Football Tournament for Foreign National Students, and the 8th Inter Collegiate Volleyball Tournament for Men and 8th Dr.

K.C.G. Verghese Memorial, 3rd Bay Range Open Youth Winter Camp The 8th Dr. K.C.G. Verghese Memorial State Level Inter College Men’s Football Tournament and 3rd Bay Range Open Inter Collegiate Men’s & Women’s Tennis Tournament were held from 13th to 16th September 2017. In Football, Loyola College emerged as Winners and HITS as Runners. While Mr. Gokul of Loyola College and Ms. Ramya Natarajan of HITS bagged the Winners title, Mr. P.V. Youth Winter Residential Camp was organized by PBA Academy in association with HITS between 22nd December 2017 and 3rd January 2018. The vision of the camp was to train on basic skills, advanced techniques and tactics for the Basketball and Football players.

35 players pan India enrolled in the camp. Mr. Jayasankar Menon, Asian All Star Basketball Player & Former Indian Captain, Chief Manager, Indian Bank; and Mrs. Prasanna Jayasankar Menon, Former Indian Basketball team Captain, Southern Railway. Mr. S.J.A. Ahmed, Mr. S. Bhattacharjee, and Mr. Abdul were the mentors for the camp.

Sports Meet 2018 Jeevan of Loyola College, and Ms. Abinikka of MOP College finished as Runners in Tennis Tournament. Mr. Krishnadeep Menon, Chief Operating Officer, Chennaiyin FC (Grassroots Development), the Chief Guest of the event distributed prizes during the Valedictory Function. Women were organized. The participant football teams hailed from several countries such as Gambia, Sudan, South Sudan, Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet and Somalia. The team Gambia XI lifted the winning men’s football trophy. The award for the 8th Inter College Volleyball Tournament in Men and Women category was bagged each by men from Panimalar College and women from HITS.

Dr. Elizabeth Verghese presented the Trophies, Cash Award and Certificate to the winners.

Way to Indian Cricket Squad Washington Sunder of 1st year, BBA has been chosen by the Indian Cricket team and he represented Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League 2018. We wish him good luck as he brings more laurels to the nation!

Annual Report 2017-2018 84 Page ACHIEVEMENTS • Fg. Offr. Giri Rangarajan, Assoc. NCC Officer, HITS was selected as the “Best Contingent Commander” at the All India Vayu Sainik Camp 2017 held at Jodhpur. • Fg. Offr. Giri Rangarajan was awarded the “Best Associate NCC Officer 2017” in Air Wing NCC Madras Group B on the Republic day Celebrations 2018.

• CUO L. Valliappan, 4th year, B. Tech. Aeronautical received the “Director General NCC Commendation Award” from NCC HQ Delhi.

• CWO Bogyam Saikiran 3rd year, B. Tech. EEE holds the following credentials for academic year 2017-2018: • Best Cadet Air Wing NCC-Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. • All India Silver Medalist - RDC2018 Delhi in Ballet. • All India Bronze Medalist - RDC2018 Delhi in Group Dance. • PM Rally RDC2018. • TN, P & AN NCC Dte is the Second Best in the Country • CWO Raghavendra Kumar, 4th year, B. Tech. EEE represented TN, P & AN Dte in All India Vayu Sainik Camp 2017 at Rajasthan in his capacity as Camp Senior of the Dte. • C/Sgt Y.A. Aditya 3rd year, B. Tech. Aerospace and C/Cpl Sunil Bijaniya, 3rd year, B.

Tech. Civil represented TN, P & AN Dte in All India Vayu Sainik Camp 2017 in Rajasthan.

• C/Cpl Shaik Mohammad Ghouse, 3rd year, B.Tech., Mechanical and F/C M. Krishna Deepika, 2nd year, B.Tech. Aerospace represented TN, P & AN Dte at Marina on Republic Day Celebrations 2018. • 10 cadets participated in the Defence Expo 2018 at Thiruporur between 11th April and 4th 2018. • All 13 of the final year cadets appeared for “C” Certificate exams and obtained good grades. 20 cadets of 2nd year wrote “B” certificate exams and obtained the same with good grades.

Cadet Warrant Officer Bogyam Saikiran, 3rd year, B.Tech., EEE with the Lt. Governor of Puducherry, Ms.Kiran Bedi; and Air Chief Marshal, Birender Singh Dhanoa during the Republic Day Celebrations 2018 at Delhi.

Saikiran represented Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the Republic Day Celebrations.. Mr. Sai Kiran, recipient of Silver & Bronze Medal in Republic Day Celebrations 2018. Sai Kiran with Defence Minister and Army Chief of India. Fg. Offr. Giri Rangarajan, with “Best Associate NCC Officer” Award.

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Annual Report 2017-2018 85 Page Members of Y’s Men International’s Regional Youth Camp, “Empower 2017.” Awareness programme on “Cashless Transaction in School. “Bag to School project.” Blood Donation Camp. • Free Medical Screening Camp 11 October 2017 HITS • Health Check-upand EyeScreening Camp for Staff on 1st November2017, HITS in collaboration with Smart Vision • Awareness Camp on Blood Cancer and Stem Cells Donation28March 2018, HITS • SWACHPAKHWADA-Series of Cleaning Activities.

• Faculty Participants in OMR RUN 17 • Distribution of Raincoats to School Children • Distribution of Exam Kit to School Students Enormous enthusiasm is shown through involvement in social outreach activities.

Our NSS Unit in association with Y’s Men Club and Rotary has organized programmes such as, NSS

Annual Report 2017-2018 86 Page The Golden Jubilee Christmas Celebrations on 1st December 2017 was a momentous for HITS with excellent choir rendition of carols and tableau with pomp and gaiety by the entire HGI. The Chief Guest, Rt. Rev. Dr. Mathews Mar Makarios, Bishop of Mar Thoma Church, Chennai-Bangalore Diocese in his Christmas message said that the message of Christmas is that the visible material world is bound to the invisible spiritual world. The Guest of Honour, Prof. P. J. Kurien, Hon’ble Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha voiced that Christmas is a spirit which should permeate every part of our lives.

Ponnonam 2017 was celebrated by the Hindustan Group of Institution as a part of its Golden Jubilee Year celebrations on 26th August 2017. Famous Singer and Actor Mr. Vijay Yesudas was the Chief Guest. The Department of Languages hosted the “World Drama Fest 2018 commemorating the World Theatre Day on 27th March 2018. The event, was organized by the Masquerade Theatre Club, HITS. Interlude and Stand-Up Comedy Competition were held for the students. Mr. Nivash Gopalasamy, HR and Head of Training from Crea Shakthi, a theatre group was the Chief Guest. HITS celebrated the harvest festival of ‘Pongal’ with great zeal and fervor.

Decked in traditional dresses, students and staff filled the campus with the land’s cultural aura.

Onam Pongal Celebration World Theatre Day Republic Day Celebrations 69th Republic Day celebration was held at HITS on 26th January 2018. Group Captain Dinesh Suri, Group Commander NCC, Madras B Group, Chennai was the Chief Guest. Christmas Celebration Celebrations are happy reflections of memories which keep lingering in our hearts. HITS has celebrated several occasions this year. Some of the notable celebrations are given below. Celebrations

Annual Report 2017-2018 87 Page Around 700 students participated in the Anti-Ragging Campaign on 25th July 2017.

Students were briefed on the consequences of ragging, and the underlying legalities of offence by the Chief Guest Ms. B. Shamoondeswari, IPS, Superintendent of Police, TamilNadu Police Academy, Vandalur. Mar Thoma Church, Chennai Bangalore Diocese Teens conference was inaugurated on 27th December 2017. Youngsters from Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra, Tamil Nadu participated in the conference. Rt. Rev. Mathews Mar Makarios Episcopa, Diocesean Bishop of Chennai-Bangalore region presided over the event. Conference was inaugurated by Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director Girl Power Summit, an initiative from Entrepreneurs Council of India in association with HITS was conducted on 11th March 2018.

Eminent women achievers from various sectors were invited for motivational talks and panel discussions. As a part of Women’s Day celebrations, competitions were conducted for both students and staff category and winners were recognized with awards during the summit The “Iron Man of India” Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday was celebrated at HITS on 31st October 2017. Dr. N. Nagendra Gandhi, Prof. & HoD, Chemical Engineering, Director, Institute for Catalysis and Petroleum Technology, Anna University, Chennai was the Chief Guest.

Fiesta-2017, Freshers Day was held on 27th October 2017. Mr. Sujith Kumar, HR Business Leader, Infosys Ltd., Chennai was the Chief Guest. Dr. Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor addressed the students and elaborated the role of discipline, dedication and hard work in making a person successful. She urged the students to follow the Founder Dr. K.C.G Verghese, HGI as a role model in their life and emerge as living examples of the vision of the institution. The Inter Department Cultural Fest “YARONA – 2018” was organized on 4th April 2018. Several events were conducted for students and staff members in this one-day mega event.

Music filled the evening air of the day with vibrant performance of Singer Devan Ekambaram’s musical troop. The University Day was celebrated on 4th April 2018 with Mr. Ashok Thakur, Former Secretary, Dept. of Higher Education, MHRD, New Delhi as the Chief Guest. Dr. Pon Ramalingam, Registrar, HITS welcomed the august gathering. Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor, HGI gave the Presidential address. Dr. Kuncheria P. Isaac, Vice Chancellor read the Annual Report comprising the notable accomplishments of the institute, staff and the students. Staff awards were given for distinguished services; and Academic Proficiency Awards and Special Achievements Awards were given to students for excellence in academia.

The event also witnessed the release of Campus Talk, the newsletter of HITS; and installation of Students Council 2018-2019.

Fiesta 2017 TEENS Conference by Mar Thoma Church Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday University Day Yarona Culturals Anti - Ragging Campaign Girl Power Summit

Annual Report 2017-2018 88 Page No. Date Event Name Chief Guest 1. 15 August2017 71st Independence DayCelebrations Mr.Navdeep Raj, DIGCSO (Ops) Coast Guard 2. 26 August 2017 Pon Onam Celebrations 2017 Mr. VijayYesudas, Singer and Cine Actor 3. 9 September 2017 Teachers Day 2017 Prof. Dr.P.Mannar Jawahar, Former Vice-Chancellor, AnnaUniversity 4. 25 September 2017 Chancellor's Birthday Celebration Dr.

(Mrs.)Elizabeth Verghese 5. 31 October 2017 Sardar Vallabhai Patel's Birthday Dr.N.Nagendra Gandhi, Prof. &Head of Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Anna University 6. 1 December2017 Christmas Celebrations 2017 Prof. P.JKurien 7. 2 December2017 Golden Jubilee Celebrations All Alumni (1997-2017 batches) 8. 18-22December 2017 Association of Indian Universities 33rd Inter University South Zone Youth Festival (Kalaikoodam) Various distinguished judges and chief guests from allparts ofIndia.

9. 11 January2018 Pongal Celebrations 2018 Dr. Pon Ramalingam, Registrar, Brig(Retd.)Dr.Ravi Varman, Dean Administration 10. 26 January2018 69th Republic Day Celebrations 2018 Group Captain Dinesh Suri 11. 9-16 February 2018 E-week Celebration Vice-Chancellor, Dean Academics 12. 27 February2018 National Science Day Dr. T Kumar 13. 11March 2018 International Women’sDay Celebrations 2018 Dr.ThamizhisaiSoundararajan, BJPLeader, Ms.Vijayadharini, Congress Leader,Ms. AditiBalan,Cine Actress. 14. 27 March 2018 Theatre Day 2018 Mr.Girish 15. 4 April 2018 Yarona–Inter-DepartmentalCultural Fest 2018 Dr.K.PIssac,Vice-Chancellor, HITS 16.

6 April 2018 University Day 2018 Mr.Ashok Thakur, Former Secretary, MinistryofHuman ResourceDevelopment 17. 8 May2018 Gyan Disha’18 – Project Expo Dr.E.Bhaskaran, Deputy Director (EDP), Department ofIndustries& Commerce, Govt. of TN 18. 17 May2018 Success Day 2018 Dr.V.Balasubramaniyan, Director, SafetyResearch Institute, Atomic Energy RegulatoryBoard, Govt.of India

Annual Report 2017-2018 89 Page Most of the challenges in higher education are global in nature; and addressing them requires collaboration that is of international standard. Hindustan Institute ofTechnologyandScienceaidstodeveloppartnership between the researchers and scientists who are based overseas as well as bring together policymakers and scientists from around the world. The office of International Affairs brings faculty and students together in exchange programmes, summer programmes, study tours, internships, competitions, cultural exchange programmes, special courses for international students and research projects that fundamentally strive to create a better world—one that is freer, more peaceful, more humane, more just, and more inclusive.

A total of 13 MoUs were signed for staff, student, and scholar exchange, joint research, summer programmes and conference with the below Universities and Society. LIST OF INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC MoUs SIGNED DURING 2017 – 2018 1. Wayne State University, USA. 2. California Baptist University, USA. 3. The American Society for Public Administration, USA. 4. University of Leeds, UK. 5. Novosibirsk State University, Russia. 6. Saitama University, Japan. 7. Lyceum of Philippines University, Philippines. 8. Mapua Institute of Technology, Philippines. 9. Danubius University, Romania.

10. Prince of Songkla University, Thailand.

11. Daffodil International University, Bangladesh. 12. Universite Internationale De Rabat, Morocco. 13. Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, Brazil. Other MoUs: MoUs were also signed with Association of Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA-UK) & Global Financial Training Institute, Bangalore, BOSCH Joint Training Centre, National Stock Exchange etc. INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL COLLABORATIONS Wayne State University

Saitama University, Japan. Signing of MoU with ASPA

Annual Report 2017-2018 91 Page WORLD TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITIES NETWORK (WTUN). HITS has signed a consortium collaboration agreement and became the member of the World Technology Universities Network. This will facilitate links between world technology universities, industry, NGOs and SMEs, collaborate on research, share best practices, provide opportunities for capacity building etc. HITS and the IIT Madras will be jointly hosting the 3rd World Technology University Congress at Chennai from 28th to 30th November 2018.

Below are the few Signatories: International Programme at HITS No. NAME OF THE PROGRAMME ORIGIN OF STUDENTS DURATION 1. SECIS (Special English Course forInternational Students) Iran 4 Months 2. SECIS (Special English Course for International Students) Dongguk University, Korea. 3. SECIS (Special English Course for International Students) Myungji University, Korea. 4. SECIS (Special English Course for International Students) Oman. 5. EIBIS (English Language, Indian Culture & Business Studies for International Students) Dongguk University, Korea.

4 Months • Brunel University, London. • Dublin City University, Ireland.

• Nanyong Technological University, Singapore. • NationalTaiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan. • Queensland University of Technology, Australia. • Royal MelbourneInstitute of Technology. • Technion –Israel Institute of Technology. • University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China • York University, Canada.

Annual Report 2017-2018 92 Page STAFF EXCHANGE UNDER STAFF MOBILITY PROGRAMME AND JOINT RESEARCH COLLABORATION 14 Faculty members participated under Staff Exchange Programmes and Joint Research at Yildiz Technical University, Turkey; Zhengzhou University, China; University of Leeds, UK, Royal Academy of Engineering, UK; University of Northampton, UK; DeakinUniversity, Australia; Melbourne University, Australia; La Trobe,Australia; Naresuan University, Thailand; Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand etc. 2017-18 DETAILS INBOUND OUTBOUND STUDENTS 15 140 STAFF 4 18 No. NAME & DETAILS OF STAFF INSTITUTION 1.

Dr. A.K. Parvathy, Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering; Dr. Sudhali Muthu, Associate Professor, Dept. of Yildiz Technical University, Turkey. 2. Mr. Pandiaraj, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering. Zhengzhou University, China. 3. Dr. G. Ilavazhagan, Director, Research; Dr. Haris Samuel, Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering; and Dr. Ramya, Professor, MCA. University of Leeds, UK. 4. Dr. G. Ilavazhagan, Director, Research; Dr. Dinakaran, Professor & Group Lead, Centre Automation and Robotics; Dr. Haris Samuel, Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering; Dr.

Ramya, Professor, MCA.

Warwick University, UK. University of Northampton, UK 5. Dr. Dinakaran, Professor & Group Lead, Centre Automation and Robotics; Dr. Haris Samuel, Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering; Dr. Ramya, Professor, MCA Royal Academy of Engineering, UK 6. Dr. V. Preeti, Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering. Deakin University, Australia. Melbourne University, Australia. La Trobe, Australia. 7. Dr. A.K. Parvathy, Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Naresuan University, Thailand. 8.

Dr. Dinakaran, Professor & Group Lead, Centre Automation and Robotics, Dr.

Haris Samuel, Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering. Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Faculty ExchangeProgrammes duringtheacademicyear 2017-2018 with ForeignUniversities Staff Exchange Programmes

Annual Report 2017-2018 93 Page Students deputed from Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science to foreign universities under exchange programmes during 2017-2018. Student Exchange Under Semester/Cultural Exchange/Summer Programme/Internship/ International Competition: 128 students made visit to University of Applied Science, Germany; SIAS International University, China; Dongguk University, Korea; Moscow Aviation Institute, Russia; University of Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Institut Polytechnique des Sciences Avancées, France; Yildiz Technical University, Turkey; Naresuan University,Thailand;ChangJungChristianUniversity, Taiwan; STiAE – Esslingen University, Germany; Harvard, Dubai; Alamo Colleges, USA; Ben- Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; AIESEC internship at China, Greece, Egypt, Mauritius, Russia, Vietnam, and Romania.

Mr. Gladston Joseph in ITW-17 (Interact with Today’s World) Conference at Alexandria, Egypt on 29th August 2017. Students Exchange Programmes Students Inbound Under Exchange Programme • 9 Students participated in EIBIS Programme and SECIS Programme from Dongguk University, Korea; Myungji University, Korea; Howon University, Korea; and Oman. • 6 students participated in Semester Exchange Programme from Yildiz Technical University, Turkey; University of Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Institut Polytechnique des Sciences Avancées (IPSA), France.

Annual Report 2017-2018 94 Page Students deputed from Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science to foreign universities under Exchange Programme during 2017-18.

NO. INSTITUTION NATURE OF VISIT NO. OF STUDENTS 1. University of Malaysia. Study Abroad Programme 15 2. Hochschule Ostwestfallen Lippe, Germany. Semester Exchange Programme 4 3. IPSA, France. Semester Exchange Programme 4 4. MAI, Russia. Semester Exchange Programme 5 5. MoscowAviation Institute, Russia. Semester Exchange Programme 3 6. Alamo Colleges, USA. Summer Programme 9 7. Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan Global Cultural Exchange Summer Camp 2 8. Harvard University South Asia Institute.

Crossroads Summer Programme at Dubai 1 9. Dongguk University, Korea. Semester Exchange Programme 3 10. Sochi, Russia. World Youth and Students Festival 2017 6 International Comperition NO. DEPT./ CENTRE UNIVERSITY NATUREOF VISIT NO. OF STUDENTS RESULT 1. Team FALCON USA Annual CANSAT Competition 3 21st position among40 teams. 2. Kalam SAT WallopsIsland NASATerrier- Improved Orion Rocket 6 One of the best proposals. 3. Team KRATOS Texas, USA SAE Aero Design East 17 1st position (Design) inAsia Pacific Region. Ms. Rajiv Patel, Mr. Amrit Samal, Mr. Praveen Kumar, Mr.Hussain Hamid and Mr. Mr.Thella Jeyachandra, 3rd year, Aeronautical Engg.in an exchange programme at Moscow Aviation Institute, Russia.

Mr. Gokul M. 4th B.Tech. Automobile Engg. was the winner of CHICANE Auto quiz conducted on 20 October 2017, won a trip to attend the 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017 in Japan in November 2017. Mr. Roshan Jose, Ms. Amritha Padmakumar, Ms. Nanditha Premkumar, 3rd year, B. Arch. students in an exchange programme at Hochschule Ostwestfallen Lippe, Germany from February to July 2018

Annual Report 2017-2018 95 Page Performing testing at Fuji Speedway-Formula-Toyota Racing Track HITS Faculty visited 25 foreign universities this year. To mention a few, • Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor; Mr.

Ashok Verghese, Director; and Deputy Director, InternationalAffairsvisitedJapanandparticipated in Tokyo Motor Show. They also visited Saitama University for an MoU signing and Yokohama National University for exploring collaboration. • Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor; and Mr. Milton Huggins, Deputy Director, Training visited ÉcoleNationale de l’ Aviation Civile (ENAC), and Institut Polytechnique des Sciences Avancées (IPSA), partner universities in France, and University of Southampton, UK for exploring collaboration and mutual tie-up.

• Dr. G. Ilavazhagan, Director Research, visited UK and participated in the 2nd World Technology Universities Congress at Bradford University and visited University of Leeds and Northampton University for discussions regarding collaborative research. • Dr. Baby Joseph, Dean-Research participated in EuropeanScientist’sConsortiumanddeliveredkey note address and chaired sessions at Universität Lüneburg, Germany, and Universitè De Genéve, Switzerland. • Dr. Sheeba Chander, HoD, Arch. visited Ajman University, UAE and presented a Paper titled “Smart Mobility through the Integration of land use and Transportation” at Ajman 5th International Environment Conference.

• Dr. D Dinakaran, Dr. D. G. Harris Samuel and Dr. M. Ramya visited University of Warwick, Northampton University, and Royal Academy of Engineering, UK to discuss the progress and regarding Joint projects. They also visited London Southbank University, Aston University, Birmingham, Coventry University for exploring collaboration and mutual tie-up. They had been to British Institute of NDT, UK, for participating in a Conference and University of Leeds in UK for exploring Research Project and Academic Collaboration.

• Dr. A. K. Parvathy, EEE visited Naresuan University, Thailand for delivering lectures and YildizTechnicalUniversity,TurkeyunderErasmus Staff Mobility Programme. • Dr. V. Preeti, Civil participated in “Annual Congress on Environmental Pollution and Sustainable Energy” held at Novotel St. Kilda Hotel, Melbourne, Australia and presented a paper titled “Photocatalytic reactors for H2 recovery from H2O and H2S splitting”. She also visited Melbourne University, Deakin University, Australia for Academic Collaboration and delivered a guest lecture on “Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production” at La Trobe University, Australia.

• Dr. Badri Narayanan, Professor, SOM and Mr. Mathew Prasad, Director, Corporate Affairs participated in NAFSA Conference at Los Angeles, California, for exploring collaboration with Universities. • Dr. David Easow, Deputy Director, International Affairs, visited Dubai and participated in Education fair. • Dr. Sudhali Muthu, Associate Professor, CSE visited Yildiz Technical University, Turkey under Erasmus StaffMobility Programme. • Dr. Dinakaran, HoD-ANRO, and Prof. Harris Samuel, visited Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok and participated in visiting professors conference.

• Dr.

Afrose Fathima, HoD – Fashion Design participated in World Toilet submit 2017 at Melbourne, and visited RMIT and Masters Institute of Creative Education in Australia. International Visits by Faculty

Annual Report 2017-2018 96 Page • Korean Consul General Mr. Kim Hyung Tae. • Dr. Ravi Margasahayam, NASA Goodwill Space Ambassador, John F Kennedy Space Center Florida, USA. • Mr. Pranavkosuri, CEO Brandie on Sweden Day. • Prof.Kanghee-Jeong, Director International Relations, Hanbatnational University, Korea. • Mr. Recepbasak from Erasmus+Ytu, Trukey. • Dr. Terry Tudor, University of Northampton, UK. • Mr. Adam Gannaway, Consular Officer, American Consulate and Mr. Krishna Prasanth, USA. • Prof. Ved Prakash, Former Chairman, UGC. • Prof. P. Duraisamy, VC, University of Madras. • Mr. Mikhail Korienko, Russian Cosmonaut.

• Ms. B. Shamoondeswari, IPS, SP, Tamil Nadu Police Academy, Vandalur.

• Prof. K.V. Thomas, Member-Parliament, Former Union Minister of State Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. • Hon’ble Justice Dr. P. Jothimani, Judicial Member, Green Board of India. • Mr. Navdeep Raj, DIG CSO (Ops), Coast Guard, Regional Headquarters, Chennai. • Dr. K. Venkataraman, Former Director ZSI & Senior Scientific Consultant, National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management, Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change, Govt. of India. • Prof. P. MannarJawahar, Former Vice Chancellor, Anna University.

• Mrs. Alisha Abdullah, India’s First Female Racing Champion.

• Dr. A. Sivathanu Pillai, Founder CEO & MD, BrahMos, Aerospace, Former Distinguished Scientist, DRDO. • Rt. Rev. Dr. Mathews Mar Makarios, Bishop of Mar Thoma Church, Chennai. • Prof. P.J. Kurien, Hon’ble Deputy Chairman, Rajya 76 faculty members from Yokohama National University, Japan; University of Northampton, UK; University of Leeds, UK; London South Bank University, UK; Cranfield University, UK.; University of Warwick, UK; Sheffield University, UK; Alamo Colleges, USA; Michigan Technological University, USA; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA; Central Connecticut State University, USA; Wayne State University, USA; Multimedia University, Malaysia; University of Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia; TUM Asia, Singapore; Uppsala University, Sweden; National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Kennedy Space Centre, USA; Global College of EngineeringandTechnology,Muscat;HanbatNational University, Korea; University of Amikom Yogyakarta, Indonesia; and University Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne, France; and around 200 dignitaries have visited HITS for exploring collaboration.

Dr. Ravi Margasahayam, NASA Goodwill Space Ambassador, John F Kennedy Space Center Florida, USA. To mention a few, Important Visitors to HITS

Annual Report 2017-2018 97 Page Sabha. • Dr. K. Balaraman, Director General, National Institute of Wind Energy, MNRE, Govt. of India, Chennai. • Smt. MaragathamKumaravel, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha. • Smt. P.C. Thenmozhi, IPS, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Kancheepuram Range. • Mr. Gitesh Agarwal, Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner, India. • Dr. G. Athithan, Distinguished Scientist and Director General – Micro Electronic Devices & Computational Systems, DRDO • Mr. Steve Beckworth, Director, Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality, UK.

• Shri Lalit Gupta, Additional Director General, Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

• His Excellency Mr. Sergey L Kotov, Consul General Russia, Chennai. • Dr. T. Kumar, Senior Scientist, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Department of Atomic Energy, Kalpakkam. • Dr. Ravi Margasahayam, NASA Global Goodwill Space Ambassador, John F. Kennedy Space Centre, USA. • Dr. K. Kailasanath, Emeritus Scientist, US Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, USA. • Mr. Kirstin Miller, Executive Director, Eco City Builders, Oakland, CA, USA.

• Mr. Raj Cherubal, CEO, Chennai Smart City. • Mr. V. Gnana Gandhi, Project Director, Cryogenic Systems, ISRO.

Annual Report 2017-2018 98 Page ALUMNI ACTIVITIES Golden Convergence 2018 GYAN DISHA HGI – Bhutan Alumni Reunion HITS Alumni Association is a channel to enable alumni to be associated with their alma mater and extend support towards its growth. Below are some of the activities carried throughout the year.

Annual Report 2017-2018 99 Page Alumni Reunion • The fourth batch of HCE (1988-1992) celebrated their 25th reunion on 5th August 2017 at HITS campus.

The reunion took place amidst a host of activities with student body including discussions on Art of Negotiating, Corporate Finance, Self- Reliance, Creating Opportunities and Scope of Engineers in Aviation Sector. • The first batch of MCA (1994-1997) visited campus on 21st July 2017. They felicitated the teachers and staff of their department. They had a campus tour and were greatly appreciative about the significant achievement and transformation on the campus.

• The fifth batch of HCE (Class of 1993) celebrated the Silver Jubilee Reunion on 7th July 2018. The event was attended by Deans, Retired Professors, and HoDs who were a part of the batch. Golden Convergence 2018 The Hindustan Group of Institutions celebrated its Golden Jubilee Year in a high anticipatory note. To commemorate this historic occasion, the Golden Convergence 2018 – HGI Global Jubilee Alumni Reunion, a mega Alumni gathering was organized by HGI in association with their alumni Associations, on 2nd December 2017. The conglomeration of over 1000 Alumni from HIET, HCE/HITS, KCG College of Technology, HCAS & OFS across the globe took part in the event.

GYAN DISHA GYAN DISHA, a Project Expo was organized for the final year engineering students and faculty on 8th May 2018. This alumni sponsored event had 15 jury members who comprised former various Industry and Entrepreneurship background. The Government funding was announced for over 15 projects and over Twenty Projects were selected for patent applications. The event aimed at creating an interactive platform for Alumni and Students exchange programs in the future. It is expected to generate increasing placement synergy, career guidance, spot Recruitments, patent filing and Govt funding for Entrepreneur initiatives for our students.

All the schools were granted three alumni sponsored cash prize and all the participants received Participation certificate.

Success Day The Success Day was organized in collaboration with Placement Cell, HITSAA. The objective of the Success Day was to recognize individual student’s academic achievement at the time of his or her graduation from HITS. Upon finding placements at various high brand companies, students were presented mementos of T-Shirt and Recognition Certificate for their achievement. Alumni Talk Ms. Jessy Mathew, Director–Training Services, Accurate Training Services, Oman delivered a lecture on “Current Trend in Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Human Society” on 6th June 2018.

HGI – Bhutan Alumni Reunion - 30th June 2018 HGI–Bhutan Alumni Association celebrated their Reunion on 30th June 2018 at Hotel Ariya, Thimphu, Bhutan.

Around 70 Alumni from all the Educational InstitutesofHindustanGroupofInstitutionsattended the event. The reunion served an opportunity to get together, know each others’ career development, and share life’s happenings. It concluded with a Bhutanese cultural dance performed by the alumni. Alumni gave a portrait of Bhutan’s King’s family as a souvenir to Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor; and Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director, HITS.

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