M. Sabarimalai Manikandan is an Associate Professor at Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad. He completed his Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at Amrita Institute Of Technology Science, Master's Degree in Microwave and Optical Engineering at Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Signal Processing at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.
Educational Qualification and Experiences: M. Sabarimalai Manikandan received the B.E. degree in ECE from Bharathiar University, India, the M.E. degree in Microwave and Optical Engineering from Madurai Kamaraj University, India, and the Ph.D. degree in Biosignal Processing from IIT Guwahati, India. He was an Assistant Professor (Jul 2013 - Dec 2021) at School of Electrical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar. He was a Chief Engineer (Dec 2011 - July 2013) with the Advanced Technology Group, Samsung India Electronic Pvt. Ltd., Noida, India. He was an Assistant Professor (Jan 2010 - Dec 2011) at Center for Computational Engineering and Networking (CEN), Amrita University, India and a Lead Engineer (Jan 2009 - Jan 2010) with the Audio Group, Samsung India Electronic Pvt. Ltd., Noida, India.
Main Research Focus: Design and development of Energy-Efficient AI-powered Health Sensing and Monitoring Systems, Drone Detection and See-Through Wall Human Sensing, Human-Machine Interactions and Voice-Enabled Technologies, and Sound Based Surveillance Systems.
Professional Activities and Recognition Awards: Dr. M. S. Manikandan was a recipient of the 2012 Outstanding Performance Award and also Employee of the Month during his tenure at Samsung India Electronic Pvt., Ltd. and received 2019 CVET Most Cited Article Award at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BME) conference, Philadelphia, USA and 2019 IET Healthcare Technology Letters Premium Award. He is currently the Chair of Cardio–Respiratory (CR) Subgroup of IEEE Standards P1752.2 and Vice Chair of Working Group of IEEE Standards P2520.3.1 (Standard for Machine Olfaction Devices and Systems) and Member of Working Group of IEEE P1924.1 (Energy Efficient Communication Hardware (COM/GreenICT-SC/EECH)) with main contribution of Recommendation of Sensor and Data Acquisition Techniques. He serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Access, Healthcare Technology Letters, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, PLOS Digital Health and Frontiers in Signal Processing (Biomedical Signal Processing) and Academic Editor and Guest Editor of Journal of Healthcare Engineering. He serves as the reviewer for reputed journals including the IEEE, ACM, IET, Springer, Elsevier, PLOS ONE, and Taylor and Francis.
Technical Expert Committe Member and Project Proposal Reviewer: SERB Proposal Reviewer: Odisha Startup Application Evaluation and Selection and Fund Approval; Startup Policy Development; Technology Development Board (TDB), DST; Technical Member, Procurement, Department of Women & Child Development and Mission Shakti; Testing of GPS PDAs, Forest Hqrs. Odisha; Technical Equipment Procurement, Odisha Police-Special Operation Group; Technical Evaluation /field trial of UAV, SOG Hdqrs, Odisha; Translation of Mandarin to English and vice versa, Technical Consultative Workshop under Technology Development Fund (TDF) Scheme; Mobility Plan Co-ordination Committee (MPCC) for Low Carbon Mobility Plan (LCMP), Bhubaneswar Development Authority; and Technical Evaluation, Mass Communication & Early Warning Dissemination System, Odisha Space Applications Centre (ORSAC).
Institute Administrative Responsibilities (Past at IIT Bhubaneswar):
Director, IITBBS Research and Entrepreneur Park -One of the Directors, Professor In Charge (PIC) of Startup Centre, Joint PIC of Permanent Campus, PIC of Horticulture; In-charge of Security Services; Coordinator: Odisha Startup Nodal Officer, National Innovation and Startup Policy (NISP) Coordinator, Institute Ethical Committee (IEC)-Health; Member of: House Allotment Committee, Women Welfare Committee (WWC), Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, Technology Market Committee (TMC), Procurement Committee, Auction/Tender Committee, Convocation and Institute Foundation Day; Selection Committee Member of: Horticulturist, Junior Technical Superintendent & Junior Technician, Security Agency and Assessment Committee Member: Review the Performance of Non-Teaching Staff, and Satff Confirmation Committee Member.