DR. MAHESH P.K
Professor & HOD Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering

Education Details:
M. Tech (VLSI Design and Embedded Systems)
Ph.D. (Electronics)

Professional Experience
Teaching Experience: 22

  • Working as a Professor & HOD from February 2017 to till date.
  • Worked as a Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor and lecturer for the duration of 9 years, 3 years, 3 Years and 7 years respectively.

Research Experience: 12
Scopus Indexed preview: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57197024585

Project funding details:

  • Project Title: Innovative ICT Enabled Co-Working Community Center Design for

Rural Development

  • Funded by: Department of Science and Technology, Science for Equity Empowerment and Development (SEED) Division
  • Role: Principal Investigator
  • Approved total cost: Rs: 2,04,09,208/-

Publication Details:
SCOPUS INDEXED JOURNALS:

  • P.K. Mahesh and M.N.Shanmukha Swamy, “Combined features for an Secured Authentication System”, International Journal of Engineering and Technology Vol. 2, (4), 2010, 281-284.
  • Dr. Mahesh P. K. and Rajashekhargouda C. Patil”Analysis of Various CNN Models for Locating Keratin Pearls in Photomicrographs”. In Emerging Research in Electronics, Computer Science and Technology. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Volume-5,issues-45, Pg. No.93-500, ISBN 978-981-13-5802-9

PEER REVIEWED INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS:

  • P.K. Mahesh and M.N.Shanmukha Swamy, “Fusion of Palmprint and Speech Features for a Secure Multimodal Biometric System”, International Journal of Biometrics and Bioinformatics, DOI: BB092010003.
  • P.K. Mahesh and M.N.Shanmukha Swamy, “Designing an Efficient Multimodal Biometric System using Palmprint and Speech Signal” ACEEE Int. J. on Signal & Image Processing, Vol. 03, No. 01, Jan 2012, DOI: 01.IJSIP.03.01.7.
  • P.K. Mahesh and M.N.Shanmukha Swamy, “An Efficient Process of Human Recognition Fusing Palmprint and Speech Features”, International Journal of Computer Applications Volume 6– No.11, 1-6, 2010. DOI: 10.5120/1120-1466.
  • Nageshkumar, P.K.Mahesh and M.N.Shanmukha Swamy, “An Efficient Secure Multimodal Biometric Fusion Using Palmprint and Face Image”, International Journal of Computer Science Issues (IJCSI), Volume 1, pp49-53, August 2009. arXiv:0909.2373v1.
  • Anjan Gudigar, B.N. Jagadale, Mahesh P.K., and Raghavendra, “Kernel Based Automatic Traffic Sign Detection and Recognition Using SVM”, U.4ICECCS 2012, CCIS 305, pp. 153–161, 2012, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-32112-2_19.
  • P.K. Mahesh and M.N.Shanmukha Swamy, “ A Secured Multimodal Biometrics System Using Palmprint & Speech Signal”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science (IJARCS), Volume 1, pp176-179.
  • Mahesh P.K. and Anjan Gudigar, “A Robust and Novel Approach to Identify the Nudity of a Person”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science (IJARCS), Volume 2, No. 3, pp368-371.
  • Mahesh P.K., “A Comparative evaluation for Fusion Strategies for Multimodal Biometric System using Palmprint and Speech Signal”, ”, Journal of Current Computer Science and Technology,Vol 1 No 04 (2011).
  • Anjan Gudigar, Mahesh P.K,, “Efficient and Secured Biometric key Generation for Cryptography”, Journal of Current Computer Science and Technology. Vol 1, No 04 (2011).
  • Dr. Mahesh P.K and shashi ranjan “SPEECH ENHANCEMENT USING SPECTRAL SUBTRACTION FOR NOISE-SUPPRESSED SPEECH SIGNAL” JOURNAL OF CRITICAL REVIEWS, Volume-7,issues-1,42,020, Pg. No.1080-1085.
  • Dr. Mahesh P. K. and D Rammurthy ” Brain Tumor Segmentation based on Rough Set Theory for MR Images with Cellular Automata Approach “ at “International Journal of Innovation Technology & Exploring Engineering (IJITEE) Volume-8,issues-4, Pg. No. 495-499, ISSN:2278-3075.
  • Dr. Mahesh P. K. and D Rammurthy “Whale Harris Hawks optimization based on deep lesrning classifier for brain tumor detection using MR Images” “Journal of King Saud University Computer & Information Science.
  • Dr. Mahesh P K & K Murugesh “Camera Raw Image: A Study, Processing and Quality Analysis”, “Emerging Research in Electronics, Computer Science and Technology, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering”.

Publication of Books:
RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS: IN BOOK CHAPTER:

  • P.K. Mahesh and M.N.Shanmukha Swamy, “Integration of Multiple cues for Human Authentication System”, Published in Elsevier Procedia Computer Science ,Volume 2 , 2010, pp. 188-194.
  • P.K. Mahesh, Bhagya P and Ravindranath K, “A Robust and novel approach for palm print recognition” International Conference on Signal processing, Image processing and VLSI (ICrtSIV-2014), Feb-2014.DOI: 03.AETS.2014.5.379.
  • Bhagya P, P.K. Mahesh and Shivananda N T, “Speaker recognition: A novel and realistic approach,” International Conference on Signal processing, Image processing and VLSI (ICrtSIV-2014), Feb-2014. DOI: 03.AETS.2014.5.143.
  • P.K. Mahesh, Shashiranjan and Ravindranath K, “Generating an efficient crypto-Biometric key using fringer print and Fuzzy vault”,” International Conference on Signal processing, Image processing and VLSI (ICrtSIV-2014), Feb-2014. DOI: 03.AETS.2014.5.381.
  • P.K. Mahesh , Rajashekar Gouda C.Patil, “ A Survey on the Image System, Pattern recognition and Classification techniques used in the detection of oral cancer” International Conference on Signal processing, Image processing and VLSI (ICrtSIV-2014), Feb-2014. DOI: 03.AETS.2014.5.379.

SPRINGER BOOK CHAPTER: INDEXED IN SCOPUS:

  • P.K. Mahesh and M.N.Shanmukha Swamy, “Comprehensive Framework to Human Recognition using Palmprint and Speech Signal”, CCSIT 2011, Part I, CCIS 131, pp. 368–377, 2010. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-17857-3_37
  • Mahesh P.K. and Anjan Gudigar, “A Novel and Efficient Technique to Generate Secured Biometric Key using Cryptography”, PDCTA 2011, CCIS 203, pp. 357–365, 2011© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-24037-9_35.
  • Raghavendra U., Mahesh P.K. and Anjan Gudigar”, A Novel Face Recognition Method Using PCA, LDA And Support Vector Machine” CCSIT 2012, published in Springer 2012, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-27308-7_25

Paper Publications in Conference Proceeding:
IEEE PROCEEDINGS: INDEXED IN SCOPUS

  • Mahesh P.K. and Anjan Gudigar, “An Efficient and Robust Method of Generating Crypto-Biometric key for Fuzzy Vault Finger Print”, ICoBE 2012, MALYSIA. (Publishing in IEEE Explore)
  • P.K. Mahesh and M.N. Shanmukha Swamy, “Integration of multiple cues for a human authentication system”,Digital Object Identifier:10.1109/ICSIP.2010.569746.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

  • P.K. Mahesh and M.N. Shanmukha Swamy, “Comprehensive Framework to Human Recognition using Palmprint and Speech Signal”, The First International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (COSIT 2011), January 2 ~ 4, 2011, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • P.K. Mahesh and M.N. Shanmukha Swamy, “Multimodal Biometric Authentication Fusing Palmprint and Speech Signal”, International Conference on Advanced Computing & Communication Technologies (ICACCT-2010),30th October 2010, Panipat, Haryana.
  • P.K. Mahesh and M.N. Shanmukha Swamy, “Integration of multiple cues for a human authentication system”, International Conference & Exhibition on Biometric Technology 2010(ICEBT-2010), 3rd and 4th September 2010, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
  • P.K. Mahesh and M.N. Shanmukha Swamy, “A Biometric Identification System based on the Fusion of Palmprint and Speech Signal”, International Conference on Signal and Image Processing2010,December 15 ~ 17, 2010, Chennai, Tamilnadu.
  • P.K.Mahesh, M.Nageshkumar and M.N.Shanmukha Swamy, “Fusion of PalmPrint and Face Features for a Secure Multimodal Biometric System”, International Conference on Signal and Image processing organized by Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering and Technology, Mysore, Karnataka, India.
  • P.K.Mahesh, M.Nageshkumar and M.N.Shanmukha Swamy, “Efficient and Secured Multimodal Biometrics system for Human recognition”, International Conference on Electronic Design and Signal Processing-09 organized by MIT, Manipal and IEEE Manipal.
  • Mahesh P.K. and Anjan Gudigar”, A Novel Face Recognition Method Using PCA, LDA And Support Vector Machine” CCSIT 2012,The Second International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, Bangalore 2012.
  • Anjan Gudigar, B.N. Jagadale, Mahesh P.K., and Raghavendra, “Kernel Based Automatic Traffic Sign Detection and Recognition Using SVM”, Second International Conference on Advances in Computing and Communications (ICACC- 2012), Kochi, 2012.
  • Rajashekhargouda C Patil and Mahesh P K, “A Survey on the Imaging Systems, Pattern Recognition and Classification Techniques used in the Detection of Oral Cancer” in International Conference on recent trends in Signal Processing, Image Processing and VLSI, ICrtSIV 2014, p. 326-330.
  • Mahesh P K, Bhagya P and Ravindranath K, “ A Robust and Novel Approach for Palmprint Recognition”, in International Conference on recent trends in Signal Processing, Image Processing and VLSI, ICrtSIV 2014, p. 430-436.
  • Mahesh P K, Shashi Ranjan and Ravindranath K, “Generating an Efficient Crypto-Biometric Key using Finger Print and Fuzzy Vault” in International Conference on recent trends in Signal Processing, Image Processing and VLSI, ICrtSIV 2014, p. 442-448.
  • Mahesh P K, Bhagya P, and Shivanand N T, “ Speaker Recognition: A Novel and Realistic Approach” in International Conference on recent trends in Signal Processing, Image Processing and VLSI, ICrtSIV 2014, pp. 471-480.
  • Mahesh P K and Annapoorna H S, “Morphological Operations to Restore Damaged Images”, in Second International Conference on recent trends in Signal Processing, Image Processing and VLSI, ICrtSIV 2015, pp. 74-78.
  • Mahesh P K and Anisha P S, “Text Detection based on Morphological Operations and Inpainting” in Second International Conference on recent trends in Signal Processing, Image Processing and VLSI, ICrtSIV 2015, pp. 103-107.
  • Mahesh P K and Bhagya P, “An Efficient Approach to Fingereprint using Fuzzy Vault” in Second International Conference on recent trends in Signal Processing, Image Processing and VLSI, ICrtSIV 2015, pp. 385-392.
  • Mahesh P K and Bhagya P, “Enhance Security using Cancellable Biometric Key Generation” in Second International Conference on recent trends in Signal Processing, Image Processing and VLSI, ICrtSIV 2015, pp. 458-468.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

  • P.K.Mahesh, and M.N. Shanmukha Swamy, “Efficient and Secured Multimodal Biometrics System using Speech and Palmprint”, National Level Technical Symposium at MITS, Kodad – 2009.
  • P.K.Mahesh, M. Nageshkumar and M.N. Shanmukha Swamy, “Efficient and Secured multimodal Biometric System for Human Recognition”, IEEE Bangalore, Section-18th Annual Symposium on Emerging Needs in computing, Communication, Signals and Power, Bangalore-29.

Professional body membership

  • IEEE
  • ISTE

Achievements:

  • Presented and published more than 35 papers in International Journals, International and National conferences.
  • Chief Editor for International Conference proceedings (ICrtSIV-2015, ICrtSIV-2015, AIM-2016, and CSPE-2016).
  • NBA Coordinator and Chief Warden.
  • VTU LIC Committee Member (2014-2015).
  • Reviewer/PC member for International Journals and International Conferences.
  • Awarded Best paper of the session in International Conference on Signal and Image processing organized by Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering and Technology, Mysore – 2009.
  • Awarded Special Prize for the paper presentation in National Level Technical Symposium at MITS, Kodad – 2009.
  • Awarded as “Best Outstanding Performance Faculty” for the year 2009-2010 in Jnana Vikas Institute of Technology, Bidadi.
  • Have been associated as Coordinator for National Level Symposium on “Cutting edge Technologies” organized by Jnana Vikas Institute of Technology, Bidadi.
  • Conducted course on “Embedded System Design using Microcontroller” for the students of ITE-West, Singapore at M.I.T.E., Moodbidri for consecutive 2 years.
  • Taken up the project sponsored by M.I.T.E., Moodbidri and iLinkNet, Singapore on Voice Biometrics.
  • Conducting course on “Embedded System Design using Microcontroller” for the pre-final year and final year students for Electronics and Communication Students at M.I.T.E., Moodbidri.
  • Delivered Special lectures on Pattern recognition, VLSI, VHDL and Verilog to the students of other colleges.
  • Attended more than 10 short term training programs on Embedded System Design, LabVeiw, Magic software, VLSI and many more.
  • Successfully completed 6 day program in Industrial Automation Technology at “MITE – Bosch Rexroth centre of Competence in Automation Technology,” Moodabidri on 30th June to 5th July 2011.
  • Conducted 2 day workshop in Embedded Real-Time Systems at MITE, Moodabidri on 21st & 22nd March 2012.
  • Attended 2 day FDP in Eucere Training at Jnana Vikas Institute of Technology, Bangalore.
  • Participated in Cio BOOTCAMP on 15th Sep 2011 EHealth Technology, Bangalore.
  • Participated in short –term Course on Embedded System Design Microcontrollers under All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi on 18th ~ 22th January 2010.
  • Conducted short course on Quantum physics in Nano Engineering To ULSI on 20th feb 2014 at Don Bosco Institute of Technology, Bangalore-74.
  • Conducted 5 day FDP on Research Trends in Image Processing & Hands-On using MATLAB 20th to 24th January 2015 at Don Bosco Institute of Technology, Bangalore-74.
  • Conducted 2 day workshop on Image Processing & Hands-On using MATLAB 13th to 14th March 2015 at Don Bosco Institute of Technology, Bangalore-74.
  • Acted as Chairpersons and delivered special lectures in many international and national conference and workshops.
  • Conducted Workshops and National/International Conferences.

Ph D Guidance
List of Students guided

  • Mr. Rajashekar Gouda C. Patil – Awarded
  • Mrs. Bhagya P – Awarded
  • Mr. Ramamurthy – Awarded

List of Students guiding

  • Mr. Shashi Ranjan – Thesis Submitted
  • Mr. Murugesh K – Thesis Submitted
  • Mr. Praveen Sindagi – Comprehensive Completed
  • Mr. Guruprasad K N – Registered

Research Area of Interest

  • Pattern Recognition, Image Processing, Signal Processing and Cryptography.