Research

Ph. D

Ph. D

  • Dr. Jayakumari J. is guiding the following students in their doctoral research work under the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University in the area of Wireless Communication and Signal Processing:

1. Ms. Revathy Sivanandan

Topic: Biomedical Image Processing and Deep Learning

2. Ms. Syama Sasikumar (CERD Fellowship)

Topic: Resource Allocation in Cognitive Radio Networks

3. Ms. Parvathy Prathap

Topic: Light Field Imaging and its Processing

4. Ms. J.L. Lakshmi

Topic: Efficient VLSI Implementation of Channel codes for 5G NR

5. Mr. Shiras S.N.

Topic: Performance enhancement in Intelligent reflecting surface aided millimetre wave networks

6. Mr. Sherry Varghese George

Topic: Optimal Resource Allocation for 5G NR V2X Communication

  • The following staff members are pursuing Ph. D:
  1. Ms. Luxy Mathews (Thesis submitted)
  2. Ms. Deepa P. L.
  3. Mr. Niyas K. Haneefa
  4. Ms. Ann Mary Alex
  5. Ms. Ancy Joy
  6. Ms. P.P. Hema
  7. Mr. Jithin M. George
  8. Mr. Shiras S.N.
  9. Mr. Sherry Varghese George
  10. Mr. Arun J.S.
  11. Ms. Teena Rajan
Foreign Research Collaboration

Foreign Research Collaboration with UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA

Title of the project: Intelligent Reflecting Surface Assisted Millimetre Wave Communication for 6G

Team members from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia: Professor Ir. Dr. Sharul Kamal Abdul Rahim, Dr. Bruce Leow Chee Yen, Prof. Dr.Jafri Din, Siti Fatimah Ausordin

Team members from MBCET: Dr, Jayakumari J.(Prof. and HoD), Dr. Sreedevi P. (Asso. Prof.), Ms. Teena Rajan, Mr. Shiras S.N. (Asst. Professors)

Duration of the project: 2 years

Funded Projects

2022

    1. Development of IOT based energy autonomous parking sensor device

PI: Dr. Jayakumari J. (PI)

Co-PI: Mr. Sherry Varghese George (Co-PI)

Type of funding: CERD KTU funding (Student project)

Duration: One year

Funding: 15,000 INR

    1. Gesture controlled stair climbing wheelchair

PI: Dr. M.J. Jayashree

Co-PI: Ms. Amritha B.J.

Type of funding: CERD KTU funding (Student project)

Duration: One year

Funding: 26,000 INR

 

    1. ROS based autonomous hospital assistant robot

PI: Mr. Arun J.S.

Type of funding: CERD KTU funding (Student project)

Duration: One year

Funding: 26,000 INR

2021

  1. Title: Speech therapy system for cleft lip/Palate patients

PI: Ms. Lani Rachel Mathew, Assistant Professor

Co-PI: Ms. Amritha B.J., Assistant Professor

Students:  Deepthi G.A., Aneeta Sabu, Sowmiya V.  and V. S. Devika

Type of funding: CERD KTU (Student Project)

Date of start: 01 June 2021

Duration: 1 year (Ongoing)

Project funding: 11,000 INR

  1. Title: Voice actuated backrest for paralysis palliation

PI: Mr. Arun J.S., Assistant Professor

Students: Anjana Santhosh, Arun Y., Meenakshy Sunil

Type of funding: CERD KTU (Student Project) approved in 2021

Date of start: 01 November 2021

Duration: 9 months

Project funding: 9,000 INR

  1. Title: Portable brain computer interface for medical applications

PI: Dr. Jayakumari J., Professor and HoD

Co-PI: Dr. M.J. Jayashree, Professor

Students: Daniel C., Rohit Satheeshan, Sandra Jeeva, Shamil Shamsudheen

Type of funding: CERD

Status: Completed

In-house Projects

In-house Projects

  • Study and development of face recognition system for automated classroom attendance.

PI: Ms. Athira V., Co-PI: Ms. Riya John

  • Brain tumor detection from MRI images using Deep Learning.

PI: Ms. Deepa P. L.

  • Implementation of Optical OFDM

PI: Ms. Swapna P. S.

  • Implementation of Wireless Communication System on FPGA

PI: Mr. Shiras S. N., Co-PI: Ms. Ancy Joy

  • Study on Textile Sensors

PI: Ms. Teena Rajan, Co-PI: Mr. Priyadarsan U. S.

  • “Analysis of Voice signals using Throat Microphone” – This project aims at investigating the use of a throat microphone for analyzing voice. For persons with disability in speech, this analysis will be helpful in the designing of suitable voice reconstruction algorithms.

PI: Ms. Lani Rachel Mathew

  • “Autonomous Region Explore and Surveyor (A.R.E.S)” – This project proposing a drone which can map an area autonomously.

PI: Mr. Arun P. S., Co-PI:  Ms. Lakshmy S.

  • Study of Energy Harvesting for Wireless Sensors

PI: Prof. S. Viswanatha Rao, Co-PI: Ms. Remya Annie Eapen

Industry - Institute Collaboration Initiatives
  • MoU Signed with SCTIMST

          MBCET signed an MoU with TIMed of Sree Chithra Institute of Medical Science and Technology on 9th January 2023, in the presence of Mr. Balram S., Scientist G, Founder CEO of SCTIMST-TIMed and HoD of Department of Technology and Quality Management, and  Mr. Sarath S. Nair, Scientist/Engineer F, Department of Medical Devices Engineering, SCTIMST. The MoU will pave the way for enabling students interested in biomedical-based engineering startups and medical device development.

  • KELTRON Visit

         A team of six people from Keltron visited the IEDC and 3D printing facilities provided by the college on 25th November 2022. The team members are Mr. Hemachandran, Executive Director, Mr. Vijeesh V, Deputy Manager and Division Head, Traffic Signals Division, Mr. Srijith C S, Senior Executive and Head QA, Mr. Anoop G S, Engineer, Head Production Mr. Bijoy S, Engineer, Head Testing, Ms.Revathy Sivanandan, Engineer, Engineering and Student Projects. Dr. Abraham T Mathew, Principal, Dr. S Viswanatha Rao, Vice principal, Head of various department and faculty coordinators were present during the visit.

  • MBCET Team Visited Intel Unnati lab, Crescent University, Chennai

       A team of faculty members and technical staff from the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering visited the Intel Unnati Lab at the B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai as part of the establishment of the Intel Unnati AI IoT Lab on our campus. The team included Mr. Anoop K Johnson, Assistant Professor, ECED, Mr. Jijo Jose, Assistant Professor, ECED, Mr. Ajith Kumar SM, Lab Instructor, ECED.  The Crescent Innovation and Incubation Council (CIIC) team along with Mr. Ramaiah Chidambaram, Head of Industry 4.0 & IT, interacted with the team and offered all support in establishing an Intel Unnati AI IoT Lab on our campus.

  • Lab Visit

Ms. Teena Rajan and Dr. Lani Rachel Mathew, Asst. Professors, Dept. of ECED visited the SCTIMST Biomedical Technology Wing at Poojapura, Trivandrum on 16th November 2022, in order to discuss product development related to biomedical devices.

  • MoU signed with INTEL and AUK Computing

      The Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology has signed a MoU with Intel and AUK Computing to set up the Intel Unnati AI IoT Lab on November 1st, 2022. Mr. Ashok R and Mr. Arun Shankar, directors of AUK Computing, Fr. John Varghese, Bursar, Dr. Abraham T. Mathew, Principal, Dr. Viswanatha Rao, Vice Principal, Mr. Sanju Mathew, CEO, Code of Duty Innovation s, Heads of various departments, Deans and faculty members were present during the MoU signing ceremony.

The Department has been striving continuously to establish linkages with industry. Experts from industry are invited for giving talks on recent advances in technology. Students are allowed to undertake project works out sourced from industry and seek guidance from well established R&D departments for in-house project developments. Industry experts are also actively involved during various technical activities related to organizing conferences, workshops etc.

  • MoU Signed with CDAC

An MoU has been signed by Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Trivandrum,  to associate in the studies and research in the subject areas of Cyber Security and Forensics, Cyber Law, Software Technologies, Cloud Computing, GIS Technology, 5G Networks, Power Electronics, Control Systems and Instrumentation, VEGA Processor based Microcontrollers and System-on-Chips and in the efforts of Collaborative Teaching, Research and Development. The cooperation will be in the form of expert lectures,collaborating in R & D projects, joint programs, students projects, industrial training, pre-placement training, faculty exchange etc.  A team from CDAC consisting of Mr. Krishnakumar Rao S., Mr. Libin T T, Mr. Deepu Krishnan and Ms. Neeta Maria Celin from Hardware Design Group, visited MBCET .  Fr. John Varghese, Bursar, Dr. Abraham T. Mathew, Principal, Dr. Viswanatha Rao, Vice Principal, Heads of various departments, Deans and faculty members were present during the MoU signing.

  • IIST Lab Visit

A team of faculty members from the department of ECE, visited the labs at IIST on 23 June 2022, as an initial step towards improving the research facilities in the department

  • MoU Signed

An MoU was signed between Maven Silicon (VLSI training institute) and MBCET, on 07 April 2022.

  • MoU Renewed
    • The MoU between MBCET and BSNL was renewed on 19 May 2022, opening up avenues for our students to explore the field of telecommunication networks.
    • MBCET has renewed the MoU with National Institute of Speech and Hearing, Akkulam, Thiruvananthapuram, on 09 March 2022
  • MoU SignedMoU was signed between Vinvish Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Technopark and Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology (Autonomous) on 30 September 2021. The company is a DSIR (Govt. of India) approved R&D centre with a solid R&D foundation in niche areas of Optoelectronics. A full-fledged design and engineering team with expertise in optics, electronics, embedded firmware, and mechanical is in place.

  • AT Projects discussion with NISH 

An online discussion with experts from National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH), on the ongoing Assistive Technology (AT) projects in the college, was held on 30 April 2021. Prof (Dr.) K. G. Satheesh Kumar, Director, Centre for Assistive Technology and Innovation (CATI), NISH and Dr. Akila S., Senior Engineer (CATI) gave suggestions for improvement and appreciated the progress in the projects. Ten projects from across the college were presented before a virtual audience of more than 60 participants.

Staff Coordinator: Ms. Jisha Jose (Asst. Professor, Dept. of Computer Science Engineering)

  • Project at NISH 

A team of 8 students  (Aparna Sreekumar and Vaishnavy Menon (S6 CS2) , Vaibhav K. and Vishnu P. Kumar (S6 EC2) , Arya P.K. and Devika M.M. (S6 EE2), Pratyush Moni S. and Sidharth Nair (S6 ME2) ) from MBCET under the mentorship of  Mr. Amith G. Nair, Hardware Engineer at NISH, started off with the project work on implementing an alert device for the hearing impaired, to be used inside the library and that can be controlled using a phone.

  • Visit to NISH

Faculty representatives from the Assistive Technology group at MBCET (Dr. M.J. Jayashree, Mr. Aswin  R.B. , Ms. P.P. Hema, Mr. Jijo Jose and Ms. Amritha B.J.) visited the National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH) on  25 March 2021, to discuss the projects related to Assistive Technology that can be implemented in collaboration with NISH. It was decided to select 7 students from across the various departments in the college to start working on their projects.

  • MoU Signed

An MoU was signed between BSNL Regional Telecom Training Centre (RTTC) and Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology (Autonomous) on 15 March 2021. This will help our students for attending training, internships, projects etc.

  • Dr. Sreedevi P. and Mr. Shiras S.N. paid a visit to Vinvish Technologies Pvt. Ltd. in Technopark as part of the Industry-Institute Collaboration. The company is a DSIR (Govt. of India) approved R&D centre with a solid R&D foundation in niche areas of Optoelectronics. A full-fledged design and engineering team with expertise in optics, electronics, embedded firmware, and mechanical is in place. On the 24th of March 2021, a meeting with Vinvish Technologies and the faculty of the ECE Department was scheduled. Vinvish Technologies was represented by Mr. Pius Varghese, Chief Operating Officer, Mr.Ignatius, and Mr.Jijo. The meeting concluded on a high note
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SPEECH AND HEARING (NISH)
    • Connected Announcement System for Hearing Impaired (CASHI) developed for deaf students in National Institute of Speech & Hearing (NISH) has been installed successfully in one of their classrooms on 25 January 2019.

Students members: Pranav Peter (S6 EC1), Joel Raju (S6 EC1)

Guided by: Ms. P. P. Hema, Ms. Lani Rachel Mathew and Mr. Anil Kumar

    • The project titled “Vocal Tract Resonance Measurement” was sanctioned by NISH. The project was demonstrated at NISH on 12 May 2017.

Student members: Nilu Anna George, Rohit S., SelvaGanama, Vamsee Krishnan S.

Guided by: Ms. Lani Rachel Mathew

    • The project titled “Fundamental Frequency Estimation using Praat” was sanctioned by NISH. The project was demonstrated at NISH on 18 September 2017.

Student members: Krishnendu Lalaji, Pooja G. S., Rahul Krishnan K. S.

Guided by: Ms. Lani Rachel Mathew

 

  • HLL LIFECARE LIMITED (A GOVT. OF INDIA ENTERPRISE)
    • The project “Wireless System for Water Level Monitoring in Overhead Tank” was sanctioned by HLL Lifecare, Trivandrum.

Student members: Abhinand S., Naveen S., Joji John Varghese

Guided by: Ms. Lani Rachel Mathew, Ms. Teena Rajan

  • CENTRE FOR DISABILITY STUDIES (CeDS)
    • Centre for Disability Studies, Poojapura, Trivandrum sanctioned the project titled “Interface for Hearing Impaired and Talking Disability with Normal People”.

Student members: Abhishek V., Don Jose, Aiswarya S., Aneeta Regi

Guided by: Ms. Deepa P. L.

    • Centre for Disability Studies, Poojapura, Trivandrum, sanctioned an amount of Rs. 44,000/- for the research project titled “Visual Interface System for the Disabled (VSID)”.

Student members: Vineeth G. K., Geethu S., Nagma Rani, Zabin P. C.

Guided by: Ms. Remya Annie Eapen

    • Centre for Disability Studies, Poojapura, Trivandrum sanctioned the project titled “Kazcha: Text to Speech Convertor”.

Student members: Darrel Daniel, Libya Thomas, Anjumol Antony, Aparna K. S.

Guided by: Mr. Shiras S. N.

  • INDIAN SPACE RESEARCH ORGANIZATION (ISRO)

A research project titled ‘Study and Implementation of Advanced Low bit rate Audio Encoding and Decoding algorithms’ was approved by ISRO under the RESPOND project scheme during the period 1st Feb 2013 to Oct 31st 2015. The total funding for the project was Rs 13.02 lakhs.

PI: Dr. Sakuntala S. Pillai, Co-PI: Ms. Ancy S. Anselam