Dr. Rengarajan AmirtharajanProfessor
SASTRA Deemed University, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu, India
Ph.D. in Information Security from SASTRA Deemed to be University, India
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Dr. R. Amirtharajan was born in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu province India, in 1975. He received B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from P.S.G. College of Technology, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, India in 1997 M.Tech and PhD from SASTRA University Thanjavur, India in 2007 and 2012 respectively. He joined SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India (Previously Shanmugha College of Engineering) as a Lecturer in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering since 1997 and is now Associate Professor. His research interests include Image Processing, Information Hiding, Computer Communication and Network Security. So far, he filed one international patent; he has published more than 80 research articles in national and international journals and 18 IEEE conference papers with 4 Best Paper Awards. He also holds the Certificate of Appreciation from IBM in 2009 for Great Mind Challenge, Mentor IBM Academic Initiative Program. Recently, he received the Founder Chancellor Award for the best Ph.D. thesis for 2013 from SASTRA University and he received the SASTRA Anukul Puraskar for Higher Involvement in Research and Education Award for 2011-2012. He serves as a Life Member in CRSI, SSI, IAENG, and IACSIT. He also served as the TPC Member and Review Member for more than 30 IEEE and Springer supported international conferences apart from more than 10 peer reviewed journals. He is also working on funded project in the field of Steganography supported by DRDO, Government of India, New Delhi, India.