Venkatarangan M.J

Dr. Venkatarangan M J - 01UF1119

Dr. Venkatarangan M.J

Associate Professor

Mobile Number: 9900250758
Phone Number: 080-26721983, 26722108, Ext: 876
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Dr. Venkatarangan M.J is a Associate Professor in the Electrical & Electronics Department at PES University.


  • PhD from CUHK (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Automation and Computer Aided Engineering). Awarded in Nov, 2015.

    Thesis: Petri Net based Modelling, Simulation and Optimisation for a Class of Railway System with People Traffic

  • Masters in Technology (M.Tech) with specialization in Industrial Electronics from University of Mysore. Course completed in 1994.

    Project thesis: Universal Fax Radio Interface. Worked at R&D in Bharath Electronics Ltd.

  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) with specialization in Electronics and Communication from University of Mysore. Course completed in 1991.


  • Associate Professor at PES University, Bangalore from June 1 st , 2015 onwards
  • Worked in Philips Innovation Campus from Dec 2012 till Oct 2014 as Systems Architect
  • Employed at HCL Technologies, Bangalore from April 2010 till Nov 2012 as Senior Solutions Architect
  • Employed at Philips Electronics HK Ltd from Dec 2004 till March 2010 as Senior Software Architect
  • Employed at Philips Innovation Campus, Bangalore from Jan 2000 till Dec, 2003 in Consumer Electronics Division – Television group and currently as Software Architect
  • Employed at Siemens Information Systems Ltd., Bangalore as Associate Consultant from Dec 1997 till Dec 1999
  • Employed at Tektronix Ltd., Bangalore as Software Engineer from Feb 1995 to Nov 1997.
  • Worked as guest faculty in Malnad college of Engineering, Hassan (Mysore University) for 2 semesters from Sept 1991 to April 1992
  • Teaching
  • Project proposals and look for collaborations and funding
  • Mentor students for new project proposals and execution
  • Support EEE department for project reviews, different processes or admin work on adhoc basis
  • Conduct workshops

Taught courses so far:

  • Microcontroller and Applications
  • Practical ‘C’ programming
  • Embedded ‘C’ programming

Area of Interest:

Embedded Systems, Robotics and Automation, Simulations, Modelling and Optimization, Software Design and Coding, Sensor networks

Project and Proposals:

  1. E-Yantra Lab setup is in progress to disseminate knowledge on embedded systems and robotics, work on robotic applications, develop robotic platforms and on a long term to identify and work robotic research problems
  2. Remote Sensing framework: A proposal to prototype a framework with a system architecture that can demonstrate the measurement, collection, aggregation and collection.
  3. KCTU Project proposed on Modelling, simulation and optimisation of traffic signal controls on roads.
  • Venkatarangan, M. J., & Yeung, Y. (2014, March). Modelling and simulation of Railway traffic as a hybrid system. In Systems Conference (SysCon), 2014 8th Annual IEEE (pp. 481-488). IEEE. 10.1109/SysCon.2014.6819300
  • Venkatarangan, M. J., & Yeung, Y. (2014, Sept). Modelling and Simulation of two way Railway traffic using extensions to Petri Nets. In Asia Modelling Symposium Conference (AMS2014), IEEE (pp. 97-103). IEEE. DOI 10.1109/AMS.2014.29
  • Journal Paper:Venkatarangan, M. J., So, A. M. C & Yam, Y. (Accepted: May 2015). Modelling, simulation and optimisation of train traffic with passenger movement, In International Journal of Simulation, Systems, Science and Technology. Vol 16(4) IEEE.
  • Peer reviewed conference papers for IEEE SysCon 2015 and IEEE SysCon 2016.