Prof. K.P. Soman

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B.Sc. Engg. (REC Calicut, Presently NIT), P.M.Dip. (SQC&OR, ISI-Calcutta), M.Tech. (IIT-KGP.), Ph.D (IIT-Kgp.)

Professor & Head, Centre for Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore

Awards and Recognition

  1. Second Rank holder at ISI Calcutta for PM Diploma in SQC and OR
  2. First Rank Holder at IIT Kharagpur for M.Tech in Reliability Engineering
  3. One among Top 10 Computer Science faculty in the year 2009-13 by DST, India
  4. PK Das memorial Best Faculty award, 2015
  5. Most Cited author in Amrita Viswha Vidyapeetham in the area of Information Science, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security and Data Science
  6. More than 300 publications

Teaching and Research Experience

25 years of research & teaching experience at Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore. He has around 300 publications in national & international journals and conference proceedings. He has organized a series of workshops and summer schools in Advanced signal processing using wavelets, Kernel Methods for pattern classification, Deep learning , Big-data Analytics etc for industry and academia. Authored books on “Insight into Wavelets”, “Insight into Data mining” , “Support Vector Machines and Other Kernel Methods” and “Signal and Image processing-the sparse way”, published by Prentice Hall, New Delhi, and Elsevier.

Executed several projects for ISRO, NPOL, DIT, DRDO and MHRD

Currently focusing on Big Data Analytics for Cyber Security, Bio and Chemical Informatics, Natural Language Processing, Data-driven Control, Spatio-Temporal Data Analytics, Deep Learning, Security of Internet of Things, Control of Autonomous Vehicles, Smart grid Technologies, Healthcare informatics, Block chain Technologies.