Awards, Honours & Recognition

  • Geetha V elevated to the grade of Senior Member, IEEE (Nov 2020)

  • Sowmya Kamath S mentored a B.Tech student team who won the Software Grand Finale of the Smart India Hackathon 2020 (Prob. Stmt no. AR 256, National Jute Board), August 1-4, 2020

  • Sowmya Kamath S awarded Google Cloud COVID-19 Research Grant of USD 10,600 (July 2020)

  • Neelima B awarded Google Cloud COVID-19 Research Grant of USD 9,100 (Aug 2020)

  • Geetha V awarded the Young Faculty Research Fellowship under Visweswaraya PhD Scheme for Electronics & IT (Dec 2018)

  • Ananthanarayana V S appointed as Deputy Director of NITK Surathkal (Nov 2018)

  • Sowmya Kamath S elevated to the grade of Senior Member, IEEE (Oct 2018)

  • Nagamma Patil awarded the RGS/F-VGST Grant from Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of Karnataka (Sep 2018)

  • Sowmya Kamath S - project titled "Predictive Analytics for Intelligent Healthcare Applications" was selected for participation in the Festival for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2018 (FINE 2018), organized by The President's Secretariat in association with Department of Science & Technology/National Innovation Foundation-India (March 19-21, 2018)

  • Sowmya Kamath S received special invite to participate in Innovation Exhibition 2018 & Interaction with Grassroots innovators at Rashtrapathi Bhawan (19th March, 2018)

  • Sowmya Kamath S awarded the Early Career Research Grant (DST-Science & Engineering Research Board, Santioned Budget - 35 Lakhs) (Jun 2017)

  • G Ram Mohana Reddy elevated to  the grade of Senior Member, IEEE (May 2015)

  • Ananthanarayana V.S. honored as Outstanding Alumni for the remarkable progress as an academician by Basaveshwara Engineering College during Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Computer Science and Engineering Department  (Feb 19-21, 2011)

  • Ananthanarayana V.S. conferred with the Distinguished Service Award during Golden Jubilee Celebrations of NITK Surathkal (Aug 2010)

  • IBM Faculty Award for $10,000 from IBM, USA  to Prakash Raghavendra (May 2010)

  • Ananthanarayana V.S. PhD thesis supervised bagged BITES Best PhD Thesis Award for the year 2009 in the category of "Computer Science & Engineering", 2010 (Thesis Title: Abstraction and Knowledge based Mining of Inter‐database  Association Rules. Candidate: Dr. Santhi Thilagam)


Best Paper and Best Project Awards

  • Ajay Kumar M A and Jaidhar CD , "Hypervisor and Virtual Machine dependent Intrusion Detection System for Virtualized Environments" at International Conference on Telematics and Future Generation Networks 2015organised by Universiti Technologi Malaysia (UTM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 26 -28th, 2015 
  • Monisha Kanakaraj and Sowmya Kamath S, “NLP based Intelligent News Search Engine using Information Extraction from E-Newspapers”, at  2014 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), 18 -20th of December, 2014, organized by IEEE Podhigai, Madras Section and IEEE Signal Processing / Computational Intelligence / Computer Joint Societies Chapter (SIPCICOM) of Madras Section. 

  • Geetha V and K Chandrasekaran, "Identification of parameters for trust management in wireless sensor networks" at Eighth International Conference on Communication Networks (ICCN-2014), organised by University Vishveshwariah Engineering College (UVCE), Bangalore, July 25th27th, 2014

  • Dere Kundan S. and G. Ram Mohana Reddy, "Projection and Interaction with Ad-hoc Interfaces on Non-planar Surfaces", IEEE Int. Conf. on Adv. Computing, Networking and Security (ADCONS 2013), December 15-17, 2013, pp. 1-6, NITK Surathkal, Mangalore, India.

  • Karthik R, Raghavendra Karthik, Pramod S and Sowmya Kamath S, “W3-Scrape – A Windows based Reconnaissance Tool for Web Application Fingerprinting”, at International Conference on Emerging Trends in Electrical, Communication and Information Technologies (ICECIT 2012), organized by SRIT AnantpurDecember 22 -23, 2012 (Awarded the Best Paper Award for CSIT Track)

  • Melwyn D’ Souza and Ananthanarayana V.S., "Delivering LBA with LBS using Service Oriented Architecture”, International Symposium  for Cloud and  Services Computing (ISCOS) 2012, Dec 17 – 18, 2012, NITK, Surathkal

  • Alwyn R Pais, Hari Krishna R, John D'Souza, G. Ram Mohana Reddy, "Automatic Shadow Removal Algorithm for VOP and Generation of Super Resolved Video Object Planes (VOP), Intl. Conf. on Information Processing (ICIP-2010), Aug. 6-8, 2010, B'lore, India. 

  • Santhi Tilagam and Ananthanarayana V.S, “ EfficientTreeMiner: Mining Frequent Induced Substructures from XML Documents without Candidate Generation”,  In the Proc. of 14th International conference on Advanced Computing and Communication (ADCOM‐2006), pp: 541‐ 546, Dec 2006, India

  • Santhi Tilagam and Ananthanarayana V.S. , “Extraction and optimization of Fuzzy association rules using Multi‐objective Genetic Algorithm”, In the Proceedings of International Conference on Bioinformatics and Diabetes Melitus (ICBDM 2006), pp: 121‐128, March 2006.


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