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K.K. Thyagharajan received his B.Eng. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Madras University, India and received his M.Eng. degree in Applied Electronics from Coimbatore Institute of Technology, India in 1988. He also possesses a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from Bharathiar University, India. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Information and Communication Engineering from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, India in 2007. He is in teaching profession for more than three decades and served at various levels including Principal, Dean and Professor at various Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu-INDIA. During his tenure as a Principal and Dean he was a member of Governing Council of RMK Group of Institutions. He has written 5 books in Computing including “Flash MX 2004” published by McGraw Hill (India), which has served recommended as text and reference book by universities. He is a grant recipient of Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology. He has been invited as chairperson and delivered special lectures in many National and International conferences and workshops. He is reviewer and editorial board member for many International Journals and Conferences. He is a recognized supervisor for Ph.D candidates and Master students at Anna University.  He has published more than 100 papers in National & International Journals and Conferences.  Five candidates have completed PhD and eleven more are doing PhD under his supervision. His research interests include Computer Vision, Semantic Web, Image & Video Processing, Multimedia Streaming, Video Coding, Content-based Information Retrieval, Microcontrollers and e-learning. He is a life member of ISTE, CSI (INDIA) and also senior member and invited member in many professional associations. He has been recognized as a Teacher Par Excellence twice by the management of SSN institutions. He received Distinguished Faculty (Multimedia and Image Processing) Award from Venus International Foundation Chennai, INDO GLOBAL EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AWARD from International Benevolent Research Foundation Kolkata, and Best Administrator award from PEARL Foundation Madurai. He has been recognized by Marquis Who's Who in the World for his contribution to the technical society and his biography has been published in its 25th Anniversary Edition.

E-mail : acdean@rmd.ac.in , kkthyagharajan@yahoo.com , kkthyagharajan@gmail.com

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