R & D Projects


Name of Project

Sponsoring Agency



Principal Investigators

Development of Web Based Course Material on Distributed Computing Systems


Rs.3.5 lakhs


Ananthanarayana V.S.

Distributed Computing and Web Services

Startup Grant, NITK

Rs. 5 lakhs


Ananthanarayana V.S.

Multi-database Data Mining


Rs. 8 lakhs


Ananthanarayana V.S.

Quality of Service Aware Routing in MANETs

MHRD, Rajeev Gandhi National Research Fellowship

Rs. 8 lakhs


G. Ram Mohana Reddy and Kiran Manjappa

Content Based Video Copy Detection and Prevention of In-Theater Piracy

DST, Women Scientist Research Fellowship

Rs. 30 lakhs


G. Ram Mohana Reddy and R. Roopalakshmi

Bug Data Classification using Machine Learning
CISCO Rs. 3.6 Lakhs 2011-2012 G. Ram Mohana Reddy and Sowmya Kamath S

Security Issues in WSNs

Startup Grant, NITK

Rs. 5 lakhs


Geetha V.

High Performance Computing

Startup Grant, NITK

Rs. 5 lakhs


Prakash S. Raghavendra

Multi-core Optimization

IBM Faculty Award



Prakash S. Raghavendra



1.  Development of Web Based Course Material on Distributed Computing Systems

     Agency NPTEL 

     Duration -  2012 to 2013.

     Faculty Ananthanarayana V.S.

     Funding Rs. 3,50,000


2. Automated  DASA Admission Process – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    Agency - DASA Admissions Portal

    Faculty - Biju R Mohan

    Amount - Rs. 20,00,000


3. Technical support for AIEEE Admission Process (2012)

    Agency - MHRD

    Faculty Prakash S. Raghavendra 


4.  Member of the Information Technology Expert Committee (ITEC), Hubli Electricity supply Company Limited. 

     Duration -  2011 to date

     Faculty Ananthanarayana V.S.


5. Graphics System Design (Development Of Graphics Lab)

     Agency - MHRD

     Duration -  1993 to 1996

     Faculty Ananthanarayana V.S.

     Funding Rs. 6,00,000


Research Groups 

The faculty, research scholar and PG/UG students of the Department are actively involved in research in their areas of interest, and several research groups have been set up to promote an sustaining research culture in specialized areas. 


Data Science and Engineering Research Group (DSEG)

Website:   http://dseg.nitk.ac.in

Faculty Members:    Ananthanarayana V.S

                                 Sowmya Kamath S


Green Cloud Computing Research Group (GCCG)

Website:  http://gccg.nitk.ac.in

Faculty Member:    G. Ram Mohana Reddy


Human Centered Computing Group (HCCG)

Website:  http://hccg.nitk.ac.in

Faculty Member:    G. Ram Mohana Reddy


Industry/Institute Interaction

The Department is actively nurturing interaction between reputed academic and industry organizations. These are manifested in the form of students projects, student/faculty visits, internships, practical training and MoUs among others. Students benefit from an exposure to professional and research environments at other organizations. Also, interaction with global organizations in providing a global outlook to a student's mindset and work ethics. 

Some of the activities carried out - 

  • Memoranda of Understanding between the department and industries on areas of mutual interest

  • Accenture Bombay – NITK MoU (2008 for 1 year)

  • Dell India R&D Centre, Bangalore (2012)

  • EMC Bangalore (2008 for 2 years)

  • HP Bangalore (2008)

  • Pennsylvania State University (PSU) (2008 for 5 years)

  • Organizing Workshops in joint participation of faculty and Academic/Industry organizations.

  • Inviting professionals from industry to visit the department to deliver expert lectures

  • Participation of experts from industry in curriculum development.

  • Visits of faculty members to various industry and academic organizations

  • Professional consultancy by the faculty to Industry organizations through sponsored projects.

  • PG projects/dissertation work in Industry/Academic organizations under joint guidance of IT faculty and other experts from industry/academia.

  • Practical training and Internship work of students in Industry/Academic organizations in India and abroad.

Internship Data

Recent Publications (since year 2011)



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Year 2011                       Journals            Conferences




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G. Ram Mohana Reddy

Professor and Head,
Department of Information Technology, NITK, Surathkal,
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
Ph.:    +91-824-2474056
Email:  infotech[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in

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