Dr. Muralidhar Kulkarni

Designation: 

Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, March 17, 2008

Professional Experience: 

                                        Total Experience: ≈ 36years       

                                        Teaching & Research : ≈ 30 years 

                                        Industry: ≈ 6 years                                                                                       

        i) Professor, Dept. of ECE., NITK, Surathkal, Mangalore, Karnataka - (since March 2008).

        ii) Professor In-charge :Training and Placement, NITK - (June, 2016-April 2018).

        iii) Officer on Special Duty (OSD), Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad (On deputation) - (Aug.2015 - Feb.2016).

        iv) Head, Dept. of ECE, NITK, Surathkal (April, 2011-March 2014).

        v) Coordinator, Center of Excellence(CoE) in Wireless Sensor Networks - (Dec. 2010 - Till date) 

        vi) Faculty Incharge - Internal Telephone Exchange & BSNL Centrex Facility, NITK, Surathkal - (May 2008- Apr.2014).

        vii) Assoc. Prof., Dept. of ECE./ Head of IT Dept./Head, Computer Center, DTU (DCE), Delhi - (1994 - 2008).

       viii) Asst. Professor, Dept. of Electronics Engg., University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering(UVCE),Bangalore - (1988 - 1994).

        ix) Aeronautical Engineer, Avionics, ALH Project, Helicopter Design Bureau,  HAL, Bangalore - (1984 - 1988).

        x) Scientist III, Instrumentation Division, Central Power Research Institute, Bangalore - (1981-1982).

Contact Details

E-mail: 

mkulkarni@nitk.ac.in, mkuldce@gmail.com

Telephone: 

Tel: 0824-2473501(D) Telefax: (+91) (824) 2474033
Academic Background

Academic Backround: 

PhD (ECE):Central University, New Delhi, M.Tech (Satellite Communication & Remote Sensing): IIT, Kharagpur, BE (Electronics Engg.), University Visvesvaraya College of Engg., Bangalore, Membership of Professional Societies: 1. Senior Member, IEEE. 2. Life Member ISTE. 3. Member, IEICI, Japan 4. Member CSI
Areas of Interest

Digital Communications and Networks (OFDM, WSN, SDN, Congestion Control, IOT)
Optical Communications & Networks (FSO), Antenna Design using Metamaterials.

Significant Projects

COMPLETED PROJECTS:

1. “Secure, Turbulence Resistant, Free Space Optical (FSO) Links for Broadband Wireless Access Networks” at NITK, Surathkal sponsored by Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, New Delhi, India, 2010- 2013. (Rs. 130.5 lakhs) Investigator. (Successfully Completed).

2. “Feasibility study and implementation of a pilot project of Broadband over Power Lines (BPL) for Rural Information Centers”, at Delhi College of Engineering (DCE), Delhi sponsored by MIT, New Delhi, India, 2007-2008 (Rs.100 lakhs), Investigator. (Successfully Completed).

3. MISSION REACH - Center Of Relevance and Excellence (CORE) on Optical Communications and Networks of Dept. of Science and Technology Govt. of India at Delhi College of Engineering (DCE), 2004-2007 (Rs.250 lakhs), Coordinator. (Successfully Completed).

NEW PROJECTS Sanctioned:

1. Advanced Research Laboratory in RF Communication and Networks (RFCN)” Under Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Higher Educational Institutions (FIST-2015) Grant for the duration 2016 - 2020. for Rs.116.00 Lakhs. This was a departmental proposal accepted for grant under FIST.

Projects Applied:

1. " Home of Nurturing and Healthcare At Rural areas (HONHAR)" submitted to DST, Govt. of India under Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems (ICPS, 2017)

2. " Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) Test Bed for CoE in WSNs" submitted to VGST, Karnataka under the K-FIST 2018

Supervision of Ph.D

Total PhDs - 13 (Thirteen)
Awarded - 06 (Six)
On-going - 07(Seven))

PhDs Awarded:

1. Dr. Om Prakash Verma, PhD Thesis entitled “Image Processing using soft computing and evolutionary algorithms”, University of Delhi, Delhi. (2011).
2. Dr. Savitha H M , PhD Thesis entitled “Energy Efficient Error Control Techniques For OFDM Systems With Their Applicability To Power Line And Wireless Communication Channels”. NITK, Surathkal (2013)
3. Dr. Lwaa Faisal Abdulameer, Thesis Title: “Analysis and Design of chaotic sequences for enhancement of security of FSO and RF wireless communication links”.NITK,Surathkal(2014)
4. Dr.Geetha Prakash, Thesis Title: “Rateless Codes For Transmission Over Free Space Optics Using Stochastic Models Based On Scintillation Theory And Their Application To Wireless Sensor Networks”. NITK, Surathkal (2014)
5. Dr. K S Shivaprakash , Thesis Title: “Energy Efficient Data Communication over Resource Constrained Wireless Sensor Networks”.NITK, Surathkal (2015)
6. Mr.Jaspal Kumar, Title: “Novel Routing Techniques for Ad-hoc Networks” University of Delhi,Delhi (2016).

PhD Under Progress:

1. Mrs. Deepa Puneet, Area of Research : "Efficient Data Aggregation and Routing in Large Scale Wireless Sensor Networks".
2. Mr. Prashanth Kharat, Area of Research: "Congestion Control protocols to achieve high throughput, Secure and Reliable Transport in wireless and wired networks".
3. Mr. Shivraj Hublikar, Area of Research: "Software Defined Networks: Security Issues".
4. Mr. Naveen Jacob, Area of Research: "Analysis and Design of Multi band Antennas using meta materials". Co-Guide: Dr. Krishnamoorthy, Asst. Professsor, Dept. of ECE
5.Mr. Geriki Polaiah, Area of Reserach: " Energy Harvesting" Co-Guide: Dr. Krishnamoorthy, Asst. Professsor, Dept. of ECE
6. Ms. Asha Area of Research: "Wireless Sensor Networks:"
7. Ms.Deeksha, Area of Research: SDN: Design of controllers for 5G Networks"

Significant Publications

      

Publications

Journals and Conferences:

1.   Prashant Kharat, Muralidhar Kulkarni, "Modified QUIC Protocol (ModQUIC) for Improved Network Performance and Comparison with QUIC and TCP", Accepted  for publication in International Journal of Internet Protocol Technology, InderScience Publishers. July, 2018.

2.   Prashant Kharat, Muralidhar Kulkarni, " Congestion Controlling Schemes for High-speed data Networks: A survey", Accepted for publication in Journal of High Speed Networks, September, 2018.

3.   Prashant K Kharat,  Aniket Rege,  Aneesh Goel,  Muralidhar Kulkarni, "  QUIC Protocol Performance in Wireless Networks', Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing – ICCSP’18, India.

4.   Prashant Kharat, Muralidhar Kulkarni, "Situation-Based Congestion Control Strategies for Wired and Wireless Networks",The IEEE International Conference on Advances in Communication and Computing Technology (ICACCT)- 2018, India.

5.    D. Puneeth, N. Joshi, Pradeep Kumar Atrey and Muralidhar Kulkarni, “Energy efficient and reliable data collection in wireless sensor networks", Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vol: 26: pp: 138 - 149 (2018). 

6.  Nishant Joshi D, Muralidhar Kulkarni, Shivaprakasha K S,"Range Adjustable Hybrid Multi Path Routing Algorithm for WSNs", Int. J. Sensor Networks, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp.71-85. (2017).  

7.   Deepa Puneeth, R Ruthwik, Muralidhar Kulkarni, “Data Aggregation using Compressive Sensing for Improved Network Lifetime in Large Scale Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Vol:No.9, Issue:17, pp.8651-8657, 2016.

8.   Muralidhar Kulkarni etal, “Data Aggregation using Compressive Sensing for Improved Network Lifetime in Large Scale Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Conference on Sustainable Computing Techniques in Engineering, Science and Management (SCESM 2016), September 9-10, 2016.(Subsequently published in International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Vol:No.9, Issue:17, pp.8651-8657, 2016).

9.   Muralidhar Kulkarni etal, “Energy Efficient transmission of Rate less Codes over Free Space Optical channels" Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West LASE (Laser Technolgy and Industrial Laser Conference) being held at the Moscone Center San Francisco, California, USA, 7–12, February 2015.

10.   Muralidhar Kulkarni etal, “ Integration of LwIP Stack over Intel(R) DPDK for High Throughput Packet Delivery to Applications", Proceedings of the 2014 Fifth International Symposium on Electronic System Design (ISED 2014), IEEE Computer Society, December 15-17, 2014 pp.130-134.

11.   Muralidhar Kulkarni etal, "FPGA Implementation of a BCH Codec for Free Space Optical Communication System", Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications, technically sponsored by IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society,  September 24-27, 2014

12.  Muralidhar Kulkarni etal, “BER Performance Enhancement for Secure Wireless Optical Communication Systems Based on Chaotic MIMO Techniques”, Nonlinear Dynamics, An International Journal of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos in Engineering Systems, SPRINGER, Nonlinear Dyn (2014) Vol. 75, Issue 1-2, pp. 7–16.

13.   K S Shivaprakasha, Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2013, “Improved Network Connectivity using Energy Aware Threshold based Efficient Clustering (EATEC) Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks, Accepted for publication in International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA), ISSN: 0975-8887, IF: 0.814 2.

14.  Lwaa Faisal Abdulameer, Jokhakar Jignesh D., U. Sripati and Muralidhar Kulkarni, “Anti-Jamming Performance of Communication Systems based on Chaotic Modulation and MIMO Schemes over AWGN Channels, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 102, Issue, 2013.

15.  K S Shivaprakasha, Muralidhar Kulkarni, Nishant Joshi D, 2013, “Improved Network Survivability using Multi-Threshold Adaptive Range Clustering (M-TRAC)          Algorithm for Energy Balancing in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Journal of High Speed Networks, ISSN: 0926-6801, IF: 0.38, H- Index 21.

16.  K S Shivaprakasha, Muralidhar Kulkarni, Raghavendra Patkar, 2013, “Performance Analysis of Energy Efficient Modulation and Coding Schemes for Wireless Sensor Networks, International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems”, Taylor & Francis, January 2013 Issue, ISSN 1744-5760 (Print), 1744-5779 (Online), IF: 0.4, H-Index -15

17.  Savitha H.M. and Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2012, “Hybrid scheme for CFO cancellation in OFDM systems”, International Journal of    Modeling and Simulation (IJMS), Canada, ISSN (Online): 1925-7082, ISSN (Hardcopy): 0228-6203

18.  Geetha Prakash,Muralidhar Kulkarni,U Sripati, 2012, “Classification of FSO channel models using Radial Basis Function Neural networks and their BER performance with Luby Transform Codes”, Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence (IJAI), 2012.

19.  K.S. Shivaprakasha Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2011, “Energy Efficient Routing Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey”, International Review on Computers and Software (IRECOS), Nov.2011

20.  K.S. Shivaprakasha, Muralidhar Kulkarni, Pravin Kumar and Santosh Kumar Singh, 2011, “Optimal Path Energy Efficient Routing Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks”, CiiT International Journal of Networking and Communication Engineering,Issue: Feb.2011.

21.   Savitha H.M. and Muralidhar Kulkarni, “Performance evaluation of Turbo coded OFDM systems and application of Turbo decoding for impulsive channel”, 2010, ICTACT Journal on Communication Technology, vol.1, No. 3, 2010, pp. 175-183,

ISSN (Online): 2229-6948, ISSN (Print): 0976-0091

22.  Jaspal Kumar, Muralidhar Kulkarni, Daya Gupta, 2010, "Performance Comparison of MANET Routing Protocols", International Review on Computers and Software (IRECOS), Vol. 5. n. 1, pp. 1-5, January  2010

23.  Madasu Hanmandlu, Om Prakash Verma, Nukala Krishna Kumar, and Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2009,  “A Novel Optimal Fuzzy System for Color Image Enhancement Using Bacterial Foraging”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 58, No. 8, pp. 2867- 2879, August 2009.

24.  Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2008, “A Modular Encoder Design Scheme for Turbo-encoded BPPM-OCDMA System”, NAUN International Journal of Communications, Issue 2, Volume 2, pp.165-173, December 2008.

25.  M. Kulkarni, R. K. Sinha , D. R. Bhaskar, 2005,“Performance Analysis of Turbo- coded Optical CDMA Systems”,  Journal of Optical Communications (Germany), Vol. 26, pp.1-7, August 2005.

26.  M. Kulkarni, R. K. Sinha , D. R. Bhaskar, 2005, “System Performance Comparison of Turbo and Trellis coded optical CDMA Systems”, International Journal of Signal Processing, ENFORMATICA, (Turkey), Vol. 2, No. 2, 2005.

27.  Mukesh Chopra,  Manish Bharadwaj,  M. Kulkarni, R. K. Sinha ,  Asok De, 2002, “Design of a Hybrid Fiber-Optic Network Using 3-D Optical Code Sequences”, Journal of Fiber and Integrated Optics (USA), Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 253-268, July 2002.

28.  Nishant Joshi D, K S Shivaprakasha, Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2012, “Multi Threshold Adaptive Range Clustering Algorithm for Energy Balancing in Wireless Sensor Networks” Proceedings of the  9th IEEE International Conference on Wireless & Optical Communications Networks (WOCN 2012).

29.  Geetha Prakash,Muralidhar Kulkarni,U Sripati, 2012, “Using RBF Neural Networks and Kullback-Leibler distance to classify channel models in Free Space Optics”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Optical Engineering 2012(ICOE-2012).

30.  Geetha Prakash,Muralidhar Kulkarni,U Sripati, 2012, “Performance Analysis of Free Space Optical Links Encoded Using Luby Transform codes” Accepted for oral presentation at the International Conference on Communication,
Information and Computing Technology (ICCICT-2012).

  1. Pramod Kumar, Ashvini Chaturvedi, M. Kulkarni, 2012, “Geographical location based Hierarchical Routing Strategy for Wireless Sensor Networks ‘, 2012 International Conference on Devices, Circuits and Systems (ICDCS 2012), Coimbatore, India, 15-16 March 2012, pp.9-14.
  2. Savitha H. M., Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2012, “A Novel Hybrid Scheme using MLE with Pulse Shaping for ICI Cancellation in OFDM Systems”, 2012 International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics (ICCCI -2012), Jan. 10 – 12, 2012

     33.  Savitha H. M., Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2011, “ICI Cancellation in coded OFDM system using improved sinc power pulse shaping”, Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Advances in Technology, Engineering, Management & Science(ICRATEMS – 2011), March 4-6, 2011, pp.291-295.

  1. Savitha H. M., Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2011, “A Hybrid Scheme for CFO Cancellation in LDPC coded OFDM System”, International Conference on Information Technology, Electronics and Communications (ICITEC – 2011), November 29-30, 2011

    35.  K S Shivaprakasha and Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2011, “Energy Efficient Shortest Path Routing Protocol for  Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (CICN-2011), Gwalior, India

     36.  K S Shivaprakasha and Muralidhar Kulkarni2011,“Energy Efficient Shortest Path Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks, 7th -9th Oct 2011, MIR Labs, Gwalior.

  1. Geetha Prakash, Muralidhar Kulkarni, U Sripati, Mahesh Nayak Kalyanpur, 2011, BER Performance of Luby Transform Encoded Free Space Optical Systems with Weibull Distribution’, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technology & Applications (ISWTA2011) to be held in Langkawi Island, Malaysia, between the 25-28 September 2011.
  2. Geetha Prakash, Muralidhar Kulkarni, U Sripati,2011 “ Performance Analysis of Fountain codes with Robust Soliton Distribution for Erasure Channels”, IEEE International Conference on Recent Advances in Intelligent Computation systems, Sept 22-24, 2011, Trivandrum, Pages 671-674.
  3. K S Shivaprakasha and Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2011, “Energy Efficient Shortest Path Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (CICN-2011), Gwalior, India
  4. Geetha Prakash, Muralidhar Kulkarni, U Sripati, Mahesh Nayak Kalyanpur, 2011, “Comparison of BER performance with Luby Transform encoding using Robust Soliton Distribution”, National conference on Computers, Communication and Controls (N4C11), 29th to 30th April 2011,Bangalore, India 
  5. Om Prakash Verma, Madasu Hanmandlu, Seba Susan, Muralidhar Kulkarni and Puneet Kumar Jain, 2011,“A Simple Single Seeded Region Growing Algorithm for Color Image  Segmentation using Adaptive Thresholding”, International Conference on Communication Systems and Network Technologies (CSNT-2011), India
  6. Om Prakash Verma, Muralidhar Kulkarni and Madasu Hanmandlu, 2010, “Fuzzy Edge Detection Based on Similarity Measure in Colour Image”, Proceedings of the IEEE INDICON 2010, Dec 17-19, 2010.

     43.  Kiran V.Shanbhag, Muralidhar Kulkarni and Debashish Dutta, 2010, “MIMO Radar with Spatial-Frequency Diversity for Improved Detection Performance”, Accepted for publication in the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Communication Control and Computing Technologies (IEEE ICCCCT 2010), 07th – 09th , October, 2010 (ICCCCT 2010 is sponsored by IEEE, Universiti Sains Malaysia and NAV6.  The ICCCCT 2010 has been listed in the official IEEE Conference Search).

     44.  K S Shivaprakasha, Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2010, “Improved Network Survivability using Energy Aware DSR for Wireless Sensor Networks”, Accepted for publication in the Third IETE Conference on RF and Wireless (ICon  RFW – 1), 7th – 09th October, 2010, IETE Bangalore Centre.

  1. Savitha H.M., Asia Hazareena, Muralidhar Kulkarni, “Image Transmission Using SPIHT Turbo-Coded OFDM Systems”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Information, Communication Technology and VLSI Design (ICAICV 2010), August 6th & 7th 2010.
  2. Savitha H. M., Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2010, “Performance Comparison of Hard and Soft-decision Turbo Coded OFDM Systems”, Proc. of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Wireless communication, networking, and internet security (WCNIS 2010), pp.551-555, available at IEEE xplore.

     47.  Savitha H. M., Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2010, “An improved Turbo decoding scheme for impulsive channel”, Proc. of 5th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2010), pp.135-139, available at IEEE xplore.

  1. Govinda Kamath, Yogesh Shekar, Abhijith Kini G., Sripati U. and Muralidhar Kulkarni, 2010, “Performance Analysis of Energy Efficient Asymmetric Coding and Modulation Schemes for Wireless Sensor Networks” Proceedings of the 5th edition of the IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing(IEEE ISWPC 2010)
  2. Om Prakash Verma, Madasu Hanmandlu Shyam Baboo Bambiwal and Muralidhar Kulkarni,  “An Improved Two Step Fuzzy Filter for Impulse Noise”,  Int. Conf. on Computer, Communication, Control and Inf. Tech. pp 593-598, 06-07 Feb 2009, Hooghly, West Bengal, India.
  3. Jaspal Kumar, Muralidhar Kulkarni, Daya Gupta, “Efficient Routing Technique with Minimum Power Consumption for Ad hoc Networks” Proceedings of the  ICVCOM 09 - International Conference on VLSI  and Communication, Kottayam, Kerala.
  4. M. Kulkarni, “Proposed Encoder Design Scheme for Turbo-encoded OCDMA- BPPM System”, Proceedings of the 7th WSEAS International Conference on   System Science and Simulation in Engineering (ICOSSSE'08) held at Venice, Italy from November 21 until November 23 of 2008.
  5. M.Kulkarni, Meenu Manchanda, Shelly Garg, Ravinder Ahuja, Umesh Gupta, “Estimation of Effect of Process Parameters in Kalman Filters Using MATLAB”, Proceedings of the  International Conference on Information Processing (ICIP) 2008  held at Bangaluru, India from Aug 8 - 10, 2008.
  6. M.Kulkarni,, Deepak Goyal, Naveen Rathee, Kapil, Umesh Gupta , “Artificial Neural Network Modeling In Successful Development & Optimization of Indian Currency Exchange Rate Forecasting”, Proceedings of the  International Conference on Information Processing (ICIP) 2008  held at Bangaluru, India from Aug 8 - 10, 2008.
  7. Inderjeet Kaur,Kanchan Sharma, M. Kulkarni, Asok De," A Dual mode uplink and Downlink Scheme for WiMAX" Proceedings of the  International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimedia Applications 2007(ICCIMA 2007) held at Sivakasi , Dec 2007
  1. Inderjeet Kaur, Kanchan Sharma, M. Kulkarni, Asok De, “The COFDM modulation system: the heart of digital audio broadcasting”, Proceedings of the  International Conference on Advances in Computer Vision and Information Technology, ACVIT 2007 held on 28-30, November, 2007 at the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad (MS) 431004, India.
  2. Inderjeet Kaur, Kanchan Sharma, M. Kulkarni, Asok De," Inter Carrier Interference Cancellation for OFDM Systems using Self-cancellation Method", Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Processing(ICIP) 2007  held at Bangaluru, India from Aug 11 - 13, 2007
  3. Neena Gupta, M. Kulkarni, Vikas Bhayana, Umesh Gupta, "Performance Evaluation of 40 Gbps WDM Optical Ring Network for Metro Applications" Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Processing(ICIP) 2007  held at Bangaluru, India from Aug 11 - 13, 2007
  4. M. Kulkarni, Vikas Bhayana, Umesh Gupta, Shelly Garg, "Design & Implementation of OCDMA Ring Architecture for MAN/LAN", Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Processing(ICIP) 2007  held at Bangaluru, India from Aug 11 - 13, 2007
  5. Kanchan Sharma, M. Kulkarni, Rohilla Sanjay, “Performance Analysis of TCOFDM System”, Proceedings of the National Conference on Next Generation Computer and Information Systems, held on 12-13th May, 2007 at Jammu, India.
  6. Kanchan Sharma, M. Kulkarni, Rohilla Sanjay, “Turbo-coded OFDM”, Proceedings of the  National Conference on Emerging Trends and Application in Computer Engineering (NCETA-2007),held on 13th April, 2007 in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India.
  7. M. Kulkarni, Kanchan Sharma, Kaur Inderjeet,“Orthoganal Frequency Division Multiplexing-An Overview”, Proceedings of the  National Conference on Digital Information Management(CSI & TSEC) , held on 23-24th March, 2007 at Mumbai, India.
  8. M. Kulkarni and R. K Sinha,”Generation and Performance Analysis of Optical orthogonal Codes for an Optical CDMA system”, 31st Symposium of Optical Society of India ISOL-2005,(International Conference on Optical Electronics-2005) Dehradun, INDIA, December 2005.
  9. M. Kulkarni, et.al “Performance Analysis of one and two (multi-wavelength) dimensional Optical Orthogonal Codes for OCDMA Systems”, International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT-2004), St.Thomas, Virgin Islands, USA, November 2004.
  10. M. Kulkarni, et.al  “ Performance Analysis and Comparison of Turbo coded and Trellis coded Optical CDMA Systems”, 2004 Tyrrhenian International Workshop on Digital Communications PISA, ITALY, October 2004.
  11. M. Kulkarni, et.al “ Performance analysis of OCDMA system with hard limiter using OOC and temporal codes”, International Conference CODIS-2004, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, January 2004.
  12. M. Kulkarni, et.al , “BER performance comparison of optical CDMA systems with/without Turbo codes”, International conference APOC (Asia Pacific Optical Communications Conference) 2002 Shangai, China, October 2002.
  13. M. Kulkarni, et.al, “A novel wavelength migration algorithm for DQDB networks”, National Conference on Optical Communication and Networks, Jallander( Punjab), February 2001.
  14. M. Kulkarni, et.al, “Implementation of Multi-wavelength Optical CDMA (MWOCDMA) and hybrid CDMA (WDMA+CDMA) systems”, Photonics-2000 International Conference, Calcutta, December 2000.
  15. M. Kulkarni, et.al, “Design and development of a hybrid protocol for a multi-hop network”, International Conference on Computers, New Delhi, December 1998.
  16. M. Kulkarni, et.al "Assessment of WDM networks in single hop and multi-hop systems", International Conference on Computers and Communications (CODEC-98), Calcutta, January 1998.

 

 

Achievements

(a) Publication Details: Total Publications: 74

                                    International/National Journals: 28

                                    International/National Conferences: 46

(b) Memberships Details of professional societies:

  1.  Senior Member IEEE, USA
  2.  Member, IEICI, Japan
  3.  Life member of Computer Society of India
  4. Life member of CSI

(c) Books Published (Authored/Co-authored)

                1.  “Information Theory and Coding ” , Wiley(India), New Delhi,2015. Text Book for Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka. 

                2. "Microwave & Radar Engineering" Fifth Edition, Umesh Publications, New Delhi, 2014.

                3.  “A Text Book on Digital Signal Processing”, IK International publishers, New Delhi, 2009

                4.  “Communication Systems” Umesh Publications, New Delhi, 2007

                5.  “Digital Communications” Umesh Publications, New Delhi, 2006

                6.  " Digital and Analog Communication Systems" 8th Edition, Leon W Couch, M Kulkarni, U Sripati, Pearson, 2012

                     (Have contributed additional learning material to the text book by Leon W Couch).                                    

 (d) Details of invited lecture(s) in India abroad and/or chaired any scientific International Conference/Symposium.

21. Chief Guest at the Institute Industry Interaction of Dakshina Kannada CS Association on 9th October 2018, Tuesday at 7.00 pm at KSIA Hall, Baikampady, Mangalore -575011 and delivered a lecture on “Hazards of using Mobile Phones”. 

20. Chief Guest at the  installation ceremony of IEEE student branch of SMVITM on 19 September, 2018 (at Sri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology and Management, Bantakal, Udupi) and delivered a lecture on " IEEE and its benefits to Technical Community".

19. Delivered a Technical Talk on " Wireless Communications , MIMO , 5G Technologies and Networks" at the Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore on 27th August 2018.

18. Delivered a Technical Talk on " Wireless Communications ...Towards 5G" at the Alva's Institute of Engg. and Technology, Moodbidre, Mangalore on 11th August 2018.

17. Delivered a Technical Talk on " Optical Networks : Recent Trends and Reserach Issues" at the Alva's Institute of Engg. and Technology, Moodbidre, Mangalore on 3rd March 2018.

16. Delivered a Technical Talk on " Optical Communication & Networks: Security Issues", in the Faculty Development Programme (FDP on “NS-2 and Network Security” – January 8 to 12, 2018 by Dept of E&C). at NIE, Mysore on 11.01.2018.

15. Inagurated the Technical Associations of ECE, EEE, Civil, Mechanical, CS and IS streams at AJ Institute of Engineering and Technology at Mangalore on 11th Sept.2017 as the Chief Guest and delivered a lecture on "Future Opportunities, challenges and Trends for Engineers".

14. Delivered an invited talk on "Research Challenges in Dree Space Optical Communications and Networks", at PES Institute of Technology and Management at Shimogga on 9th Sept.2017 after inagurating the Association of ECE Dept. as Chief Guest. 

13. Delivered an invited talk on " ICT (Internet of Things- Applications, Architecture and Protocols) for Smart Cities" at Sreedevi Institute of Technology on 18th March 2017.

12. Delivered a invited talk on 30/03/2016 between 10-00 A.M to 12-00 P.M.on "Recent trends in Free space Optical communications" at the Alva's Institute of Engg. & Technology, Moodbidre, Mangalore.

11.Delivered a invited talk on "Harmful Effects of RF (Microwave) Radiations"  at the Naval Academy Association at Mangalore, 15/09/2016.

10. Delivered  a invited talk on "ICT ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR SOCIAL IMPACT" as part of WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SOCIETY DAY                       2016, on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at the Institution of Engineers, Mangalore Section.

9. Delivered a technical talk on “How to orient oneself to research Methodologies” on 19.08.2014, as Chief Guest at the Canara Engg., Mangalore.                

8. Inaugurated the National Conference on Advances in Communication and Signal Processing NCA P-2014 as the Chief Guest on Wednesday, the 13th  August 2014 Organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, SJEC, Mangalore and later gave a key note address on ‘Research Challenges in Free Space Optical Communications”.

7.Was the chief guest at the inauguration of "ELECSA prastuti 13" held at Bearys Institute of Technology, Innoli, Mangalore on 24th April 2013 and also delivered a technical talk on "Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing and Applications".

6.  Was the Chief Guest at the inaugural function of E&C Engg Association –STEADY(SRINIVAS TECHIES ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION OF DYNAMIC YOUNGSTERS) on Wednesday 4th September 2013 at , SIT,Valachil, Mangalore and also delivered a technical talk on “An overview of Optical Communication and Networks”.

5.  Was the chief guest for inaugural function of two day workshop on "MSP430 micro-controller and its application" on Tuesday, 26 March 2013 at  SMVITM, Bantakal, Udupi.

4.  Deputed to visit USC Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California at Los Angeles, California for research interaction, to explore research opportunities in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks, cloud Computing and Body Area Networks and possible research collaboration with USC under TEQIP grant during  June 15-30, 2013 and also delivered a talk on Wireless Sensor Networks.

3.  Attended the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Information Security (WCNIS2010), an education conference sponsored by the IEEE Beijing Section and organized by North China Electric Power University, China during June 25-28, 2008 at Beijing, China and presented the paper “Performance Comparison of Hard and Soft-decision Turbo Coded OFDM Systems”.

2.  Attended the 7th WSEAS International Conference on System Science and Simulation in Engineering (ICOSSSE'08) held at Venice , Italy from November 21 until November 23 of 2008 and presented the paper entitled “Proposed Encoder Design Scheme for Turbo-encoded OCDMA-BPPM System”

1.  Attended, chaired sessions and presented paper at the 2009 International Conferece on Computer Engineering and Technology(ICCET 2009), during Jan.22-24,2009 Sponsored by IACSIT(international Society of Computer Science & Information Technology) and IEEE Computer Society at Singapore

(e)  Academic Honors:

  1.  Professor In-charge (Training and Placement) , NITK, Surathkal June 2016 - April 2018.
  2.  Officer on Special Duty, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad, Aug.2015 - Feb.2016.
  3. Head, Dept. of ECE, NITK, Surathkal, April 2011 - March 2014.  
  4.  Organizing Co-Chair, 2014 International Symposium on Electronic System Design (ISED 2014), Dec 15-17, 2014.  
  5.  Member of Engineering and Technical Accreditation Evaluation Committee of the National Board of Accreditation, AICTE.
  6.  Ex_ BoG Member, Board of Governors, Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan. 
  7.  Member, Academic Council, NIE Mysore.
  8.  Joint Secretary (Research and Academics), Vice Chair, IET (UK),  Bangalore Local Network.
  9.  Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Communications, Wiley Interscience and other reputed journals in India and abroad.
  10.  Member of Curriculum development at NITK, Surathkal.
  11.  Member, Board of Studies, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, UVCE, Bangalore University.
  12.  Member, Board of Studies, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, RVCE, Bangalore.
  13.  Member, Board of Studies, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, SIT, Tumkur,Karnataka.
  14.  Member, BOS, Dept. of E & C, Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore.
  15.  Member, BOS, Dept. of Telecommunications, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore.
  16.  First Prize in Texas Instruments (TI) - Analog Design Contest - 2012 with a cash prize of $10000 under  my guidance .(Student Team:Adarsh Hasnadka, Rohit Raju, Pavan K Shetty and Anirban Ghosh)
  17.  Branch Counsellor, IET(UK) student Chapter,NITK, Surathkal.
  18.  Senior Member, IEEE(USA)
  19.  Executive Committee Member, IEEE Communication Society (COMSOC) Bangalore Chapter.
 

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Dr. T. Laxminidhi,  Professor and Head, 
Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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