Acharya Institute of Technology Faculty
Computer Science and Engineering

Prof.VARALAKSHMI B D, Associate Professor

 PERSONAL PARTICULARS
 Name  VARALAKSHMI B D
 Designation  Associate Professor
 Contact Number  9035850089
 E-Mail  varalakshmi@acharya.ac.in

 Date of Birth  DD
 29
 MM
 05
 Year
 1974
 Years with the college  12  
 Core Discipline  Haptics, Biometrics
 Specialization  Computer Science and Engineering

 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
 Qualification / Discipline (Start with degree) Year  Institution
 B.E  1998  SJCIT,chickballapur , Bangalore University
 M.E  2002  UVCE, Bangalore , Bangalore University
 Pursuing Ph D  2010  UVCE, Bangalore , Bangalore University

 CONTINUING EDUCATION / REFRESHER COURSES UNDERGONE [LAST 3 YEARS]
 Course Title Year  Institution  Duration
 Attended Faculty Development Programme on Recent developments in IT  2011  Organized by CSI and Microsoft at Acharya I T  3 Days
 workshop on AD HOC and Sensor Network  2009  Sri Krishna Institute of Technology, Bangalore  1 Days
 Workshop on Three-G Technology  2009  ISM, Bangalore  1 Days
 Workshop on Ad Hoc Networks  2009  UVCE, Bangalore  1 Days
 workshop on Cluster Computing  2007  Atria Institute of Technology, Bangalore  6 Days
 Workshop on" Cognitive Science and Brain Computer interfaces Technology"  2012  M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore  5 Days
 Workshop on" Academic Leadership Program"  2012  PESIT Campus, Bangalore  3 Days
 Workshop on" Distributed Computing and Virtualization"  2013  Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore  3 Days
 International Conference on Image and Signal Processing  2013  The Society of Information Processing and UVCE, Bangalore  3 Days

 MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
 Professional Society  From Year  Nature of Membership
 ISTE  2004  Life Member
 IAENG  2011  Life Member
 IEEE  2011  Student

 SUMMARY OF RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
 FOREIGN JOURNALS
 Journal Name  Date, Volume & Issue No  Paper Title
 International Journal of Computer Science Issues-IJCSI  September-2012, Vol. 9, Issue 5, No 3. ISSN Online-1694-0814  Haptics: State of the Art Survey
 International Journal of Soft Computing and Engineering  September-2014,Volume 4,Issue 4,Page No 45-49 ISSN: 2277-3878(online)  Hand Gesture recognition for MP3 player using Image processing technique and PIC16F8779
 International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology  October 2014,Volume5,Issue 10,pp. 45-54  MEMS sensors controlled haptic forefinger robotic aid

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
Conference Name & Organizer State, City, Date Paper title
 IRD-India  Karnataka, Bangalore, 28th June 2013.  International Conference on Information and Communication Engineering(ICICE-2013)
 S A Engineering College, Chennai  Tamilnadu, Chennai, 27th and 28th Feb 2014  Fourth IEEE International Conference on Information Communication and Embedded Systems(ICICES-2014)

NATIONAL CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
Conference Name & Organizer State, City, Date Paper title
 Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore  Karnataka, Bangalore, 23rd & 24th January 2009  National Conference on Information Processing , Communication Networks and Embedded Systems-NICE-2009
 Vivekananda Institute of Technology, Bangalore  Karnataka, Bangalore, 20th, 21st and 22nd March 2013.  Emerging Trends In Electronics, Communication and Computational Intelligence-(ETEC-2013)
 SJB Institute of Technology  Karnataka, Bangalore, 4th May 2013.  Advances in Information Technology,NCAIT-2013
 DavangereUniversity,Shivagangotri,Davangere  Karnataks,Davangere,10th and 11th April 2014  Recent trends in Computer Science (NCRTCS-2014)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES PARTICIPATED
 Conference Name  State, City, Date  Organizer
 International Conference on Information and Communication Engineering-ICICE-2013  Karnataka, Bangalore, 28th June 2013.  IRD-India
 Fourth IEEE International Conference on Information Communication and Embedded Systems(ICICES-2014)  Tamilnadu, Chennai, 27th and 28th Feb 2014  S A Engineering College, Chennai

 NATIONAL CONFERENCES PARTICIPATED
 Conference Name  State, City, Date  Organizer
 National Conference on Information Processing , Communication Networks and Embedded Systems-NICE-2009  Karnataka, Bangalore, 23rd & 24th January 2009  Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore
 Emerging Trends In Electronics, Communication and Computational Intelligence-(ETEC-2013)  Karnataka, Bangalore, 20th, 21st and 22nd March 2013.  Vivekananda Institute of Technology, Bangalore
 Advances in Information Technology,NCAIT-2013  Karnataka, Bangalore, 4th May 2013.  SJB Institute of Technology

 AWARDS, COMMENDATIONS RECEIVED
 Nature  Year  Awarding Organization
 Merit Scholarship  1990  NTSE, India
 Qualified Gate-98  1998  IIT
 National Talent Search Scholarship  1990  NTSE, New Delhi
 GATE Scholarship  2001-2002  UVCE, Bangalore
 Young Scientist in Research  2013-14  VTU-VGST, Govt. of Karnataka, Bangalore

 PAST POSITIONS HELD BEFORE PRESENT ASSIGNMENT
 Designation  From – to  Institution / Organization
 SOFTWARE ENGINEER  1998 -2000  ARJUNA SOFTWARE PVT LTD

 POSITIONS HELD IN PRESENT ORGANIZATION
 Designation  From – to  Institution / Organization
 Lecturer  2002 -2006  Acharya Institute of Technology
 Senior Lecturer  2006 -2007  Acharya Institute of Technology
 Assistant Professor Grade-1  2007 -2012  Acharya Institute of Technology
 Associate Professor  2013 -till date  Acharya Institute of Technology

 MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS (INCL. CONSULTANCY PROJECTS)
#  Nature of Academic/ Professional Achievement  Year
 1  VTU-VGST Grant of 6 lakhs under SMYSR Scheme  2013-14

 OTHER POSITIONS HELD, MEMBERSHIP OF STATE / NATIONAL COMMITTEES
 Position  Name of Committee (From – to)  Institution/Organization
Coordinator Ethical Hacking Conference by CSI(2011) AIT
Department Coordinator QUICAI(2011) AIT
Member Secretary Advisory Board(2009) AIT
Chief Coordinator Compass(2011) AIT
Technical Seminar Coordinator M Tech(2011) Acharya Institute of Technolog
Member BOE-Bangalore University(2010-til date) UVCE/Bangalore University

 HOBBIES OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IN COMMUNITY
 Trustee , VeeraBallamma Temple Trust, Neralekere, Tumkur District
 Trustee , Sree Lakshmi Devi and Bhyraveshwara Temple Trust, Rantavalalu, Tumkur District
 Singing, listening to soft music

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