Surekha P

Dr. Surekha P - UF11116

Dr. Surekha P

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Dr. Surekha P is a Associate Professor in the Electrical & Electronics Department at PES University.

Dr. Surekha P has completed her B.E Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering in PARK College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, Masters Degree in Control Systems at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. She has obtained her Ph.D degree in the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, Tamilnadu. Her research work includes Computational Intelligence Paradigms for Engineering Applications. Presently, she is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, PES University, Bangalore.

She was a Rank Holder in both B.E and M.E Degree programme. She has received Alumni Award for best performance in curricular and co-curricular activities during her Masters Degree programme.

She is a member of Technical bodies like IE, ISTE. She has been serving as a reviewer for Journal of Soft Computing, Elsevier and for several IEEE sponsored International Conferences. She has published 7 books with leading publishers namely Springer, CRC Press., and 35 papers in International/National journals and International/National Conferences.

  • Teaching
  • Department Curriculum Co-ordinator
  • Squad member
  • Anchor – Basic Electrical Engineering

Undergraduate Level:

  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Modern Control Theory
  • Basic Electrical Engineering
  • Microcontrollers
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation

Post Graduate Level:

  • Advanced Control Systems
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Process Control and Instrumentation
  • Optimal Control Systems

Area of Interest:

  • Soft computing
  • Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Swarm Intelligence
  • Virtual Instrumentation
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Scheduling and Optimization

Books Published:

  1. Computational Intelligence Paradigms for Optimization Problems Using MATLAB/SIMULINK, CRC Press, ISBN 9781498743709 - CAT# K26856, Dec 2015.
  2. Solar PV and Wind Energy Conversion Systems, Springer, ISBN: 978-3- 319-14940- 0, March 2015
  3. Virtual Instrumentation using LabVIEW, ACME Learning, India, ISBN: 978-93- 80408-61- 3, March 2011.
  4. Evolutionary Algorithms using MATLAB, ACME Learning, India, ISBN: 978-93- 80408-42- 2, Dec 2010.
  5. Computational Intelligence Paradigms: Theory and Applications using MATLAB, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis, ISBN:  9781439809020, January 2010.
  6. Evolutionary Intelligence: An Introduction to theory and applications with MATLAB, Springer Verlag, Germany, ISBN: 9783540751588, Jan 2008.
  7. LabVIEW Based Advanced Instrumentation Systems, Springer Verlag, Germany, ISBN: 3540485007, March 2007.

International Journals:

  1. “A Novel Approach to Solve Unit Commitment and Economic Load Dispatch Problem using IDE-OBL”, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Vol. 74, pp. 395-399, July 2015. (Impact factor: 0.5)
  2. “Solving Economic Load Dispatch problems using Differential Evolution with Opposition Based Learning”, WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1-13, January 2012. (Impact factor: 0.39)
  3. “Performance comparison of optimization techniques on robust digital image watermarking against attacks”, Applied Artificial Intelligence – Taylor and Francis, Vol. 26, No. 7, pp. 615-644, August 2012. (Impact factor: 0.563).
  4. “An Integrated GA-ABC optimization technique to solve unit commitment and economic dispatch problems”, Asian Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 93-107, May 2012. (Impact factor: 0.51)
  5. “An Improved Differential Evolution Algorithm for Optimal Load Dispatch in Power Systems including transmission losses”, Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 1379-1390, Feb 2012. (Impact factor: 0.109)
  6. “Solution to the Job Shop Scheduling Problem using Hybrid Genetic Swarm Optimization based on (λ,1) Fuzzy Processing Time”, European Journal on Scientific Research, Vol.64 No.2 (2011), pp. 168-188. (Impact factor: 0.326).
  7. “Application of Particle Swarm Optimization for Solving Multi-Depot Vehicle Routing Problems”, International Journal of Artificial Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning, DOI: AIML102011002, ISSN 0974 – 9667, October 2011. (Impact factor = 0.763).
  8. “Implementation of Genetic Algorithm for a DWT based Image Watermarking Scheme”, ICTACT Journal of Soft Computing, Vol. 2, No. 1, July 2011, pp. 244-252.
  9. “Optimization of Job Shop Scheduling Problems using Particle Swarm and Ant Colony Algorithms”, International Journal of Engineering Intelligent Systems, communicated. (Impact factor: 0.2).
  10. “Solution To Multi-Depot Vehicle Routing Problem Using Genetic Algorithms”, World Applied Programming, Vol.1, No .3, pp. 118-131, August 2011.
  11. “A Self-adaptive Fuzzy C-means based Radial basis Function Network to solve Economic Load Dispatch Problems”, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 50-59, July 2011.
  12. “Optimization of Pre-Watermarked Digital Images using Genetic Algorithm”, International journal of Imaging and Robotics, Vol. 5, No. S11, ISSN: 2231-525X, pp. 59-79, Apr 2011 (Impact factor: 0.110).
  13. “PSO and ACO based approach for solving combinatorial Fuzzy Job Shop Scheduling Problem”, International Journal of Computer Technology and Applications, Vol 2 (1), 112-120, ISSN: 2229-6093, Jan-Feb 2011.
  14. “Planning, Scheduling and Optimizing Job Shop Scheduling Problem Using Genetic Algorithm”, International Journal of Artificial Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning, DOI: AIML012011011, ISSN 0974 – 9543, January 2011. (Impact factor = 0.763).
  15. “Application of GA and PSO to the Analysis of Digital Image Watermarking Processes”, International Journal of Computer Science and Emerging Technologies, Vol. 1, Issue 4, E- ISSN: 2044-6004, Dec 2010.
  16. “Solving Fuzzy Based Job Shop Scheduling Problems using GA and ACO”, International Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences, VOL. 1, NO. 2, E-ISSN 2218-6301, pp. 95-102, Oct 2010. (Impact factor = 0.3).
  17. “An Optimization Approach to Digital Image Watermarking Based On GA and PSO”, International Journal of Digital Image Processing, DOI: DIP092010007, ISSN 0974 – 9586, September 2010. (Impact factor = 0.652).
  18. “Genetic Algorithm and Ant Colony Optimization for Optimizing Combinatorial Fuzzy Job Shop Scheduling Problems”, International Journal of Artificial Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning, DOI: AIML092010004, ISSN 0974 – 9543, September 2010. (Impact factor = 0.763).
  19. “Applications of Computational Intelligence Paradigms: A survey”, Journal of software project management and quality assurance, International Sciences Press, ISSN: 2229-7448, Vol 1. No 2, pp. 85-97, July 2010.
  20. “A Survey of Computational Intelligence Techniques in Industrial Applications”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering and Applications, ISSN: 0975-7783, pp. 91-96, Jan 2010.

National Journals:

  1. “Genetic Algorithm for global path planning in a static environment implemented on a mobile robot”, Technology Journal of PSG college of Technology, Coimbatore, Vol. 2, No. 3, ISSN: 0973-1334, pp. 20-32.

International Conferences:

  1. “Ant Colony Optimization for Solving Combinatorial Fuzzy Job Shop Scheduling Problems”, Int. Conf. on Communication and Computational Intelligence, Kongu Engineering College, Erode, India, Dec 2010.
  2. “Genetic Algorithm and Particle Swarm Optimization Approaches to Solve Combinatorial Job Shop Scheduling Problems”, IEEE Int. Conf. Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, Tamil Nadu College of Engineering, Coimbatore, India, ISBN: 978-1- 4244-5966- 7, Dec 2010.
  3. “A methodology to schedule and optimize job shop scheduling using computational intelligence paradigms”, IEEE Int. Conf. Intelligent Control and Information Processing (ICICIP), China,ISBN: 978-1- 4244-7047- 1, pp.809-814, Sept 2010.
  4. “An efficient optimization technique for digital watermarking in image processing”, IEEE Int. Conf. Intelligent Control and Information Processing (ICICIP), China, ISBN: 978-1- 4244-7047-1, pp.803-808, Sept 2010.
  5. “Planning, Scheduling and Optimizing Job Shop Scheduling Problem using Genetic Algorithm”, International Conference on Innovative Research in Engineering and Technology (ICIRET-2010), PARK College of Engineering, India, August 2010.
  6. “A Genetic Algorithm based Optimization Technique for Digital Image Watermark Embedding and Extraction”, International Conference on Innovative Research in Engineering and Technology (ICIRET-2010), PARK College of Engineering, India, August 2010.
  7. “Soft-i- Robot: An Internet-Based Intelligent Multimedia Robot Security System Using Soft Computing Paradigms” in the 3rd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Engineering and Technology (ICAIET 2006) at University Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu on 22 nd November, 2006.

National Conferences:

  1. “Vision based intelligent mobile robot for face recognition and obstacle avoidance using Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms”, in the National Conference on Microelectronics and Communication at SRM University, Chennai on 24 th and 25 th August, 2007.
  2. “A Soft Computing based Online Face Recognition system using a Robot as an Intelligent Surveillance Agent”, in the National Conference on Soft Computing Techniques for Engineering Applications at NIT, Rourkela between 24 th and 26 th March, 2006.
  3. ”Hybrid Intelligent Mobile Robot with Video and Audio sensory agents Incorporating a Web Interface”, in the National Conference on Modern Trends in Electrical and Electronic Systems at Government College of Engineering, Salem on 22 nd and 23 rd March 2006.
  4. “A Soft Computing Approach to a Surveillance System based on Audio and Video sensory agents cooperating with a Mobile Robot”, in the National Conference on Advanced Computing at MIT, Anna University, Chennai on 10 th and 11 th February 2006.
  5. “Improvement of speed control of DC motor by Fuzzy PID tuning”, in the National Conference NCIEES’05 at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore on 24 th and 25 th June 2005.
  6. “Image Segmentation using K-means Algorithms for Robots”, in the National Conference NCIEES’05 at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore on 24 th and 25 th June 2005.
  7. “Internet based remote control using Rabbit Microcontroller and an Embedded Ethernet board”, in the National level conference PEDC’05 at A.C College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi on 31 st October, 2004.