Dr. R. Bala Krishnan

Dr.R.Bala Krishnan

Name

Dr. R. Bala Krishnan

Designation

Assistant Professor

E-mail Id

balakrishnan@nitt.edu

Specialization

Text Steganography, Information Security, Network Security, Network Protocols, Android Applications, Machine Learning.

Academic Qualifications :

Examination

Board / University

Year

Division/ Grade

Subjects

Ph.D.

Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai (Research Centre: Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam)

2018

NA

Engineering Sciences

ME

Anna University of Technology, Tirunelveli

2011

First

Computer Science and Engineering

BE

Anna University, Chennai

2009

First

Computer Science and Engineering

H.Sc.

State Board, Tamil Nadu

2005

First

Maths + Biology Stream

Employment Profile:

Job Title

Employer

From

To

Assistant Professor

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli

13.05.2020

Till Date

Assistant Professor

Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Pune

26.02.2020

11.05.2020

Research Scientist

Research Institute located in Hyderabad

01.07.2019

25.02.2020

Research Associate

Research Institute located in Hyderabad

28.03.2018

30.06.2019

Senior Research Fellow

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam

10.11.2014

27.03.2018

Junior Research Fellow

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam

13.07.2012

09.11.2014

Research Associate

Pondicherry University, Puducherry

28.11.2011

20.04.2012

Academic/Administrative Responsibilities within the University:

Position

Faculty/ Department/ Centre/ Institution

From

To

Member

Ph.D., MS (By Research) and ICCR admissions scrutiny, CSE

Jun 2021

Till Date

Member

Anti Ragging Committee

Dec 2021

Till Date

Hostel Warden

Aquamarine A & B Hostels

Nov 2021

Till Date

Department Data Coordinator

CSE

Oct 2021

Till Date

Member

B.Tech. Project Review Committee, CSE

Aug 2020

May 2021

Member

National Supercomputing Mission

Jan 2021

Till Date

 Awards, Associateships, etc.:

Year of Award

Name of the Award

Awarding Organization

2022

Certificate of Excellence

Samsung (Under PRISM Scheme)

2017

Best Paper Award

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli

2016

Lectureship

Tamil Nadu – SET

2015

JRF

CSIR – NET

2014

Senior Research Fellowship

Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)

2012

Junior Research Fellowship

Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)

2012, 2013, 2014

Lectureship

UGC – NET

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

GATE

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)

2007

First Prize for Paper Presentation

M. P. Nachimuthu M. Jaganathan Engineering College, Erode

Fellowships:

Year of Award

Name of the Fellowship

Awarding Organization

From

(Month/ Year)

To

(Month/ Year)

2014

Senior Research Fellowship

Department of Atomic Energy

10.11.2014

12.07.2017

2012

Junior Research Fellowship

Department of Atomic Energy

13.07.2012

09.11.2014

Details of Academic Work:

           Curriculum Development

  • Curriculum Updation (2019 – 2020 & 2021 – 2022)

         

            Courses taught at Postgraduate and Undergraduate level    

UG Courses

Theory

Principles of Programming Languages; Data Sciences; Deep Learning; Big Data Analytics; Big Data Mining; Database Management Systems; Machine Learning for Engineering Applications; Machine Learning Techniques, and Practices.

Lab

Data Structures Lab; Digital Laboratory.

PG Courses

NIL

         

            Projects guided at the Postgraduate level

Year

Project Title

2020 - 2021

Market Data Vendor Usage Tool

2021 - 2022

Study on Stock Market Price Prediction using Time Series Forecasting

         

            Other contribution(s)

  • Department NBA work
  • Purchase initiator for Department equipment

Details of Major R&D Projects:

Title of Project

PI / Co-PI

Funding Agency

Duration

Status

From

To

Ongoing/ Completed

Study on Colluding Android Apps: Mitigating the Threat using Machine Learning Techniques

PI

DST

28.01.2022

27.01.2024

Ongoing

Participation in Workshops/ Symposia/ Conferences/ Colloquia /Seminars/ Schools etc. (mentioning the role):

Date(s)

Title of Activity

Level of Event

(International/ National/ Local)

Role (Participant/ Speaker/ Chairperson/ Paper presenter/ Any other)

Event Organized by

Venue

20th to 24th December 2021

AICTE Training & Learning (ATAL) Faculty Development Programme on "Data Science"

National

Speaker

Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Pune

IIIT, Pune (Online)

22nd to 26th November 2021

AICTE Training & Learning (ATAL) Faculty Development Programme on "Artificial Intelligence in Teaching and Learning"

National

Speaker

Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN), Thiruvarur

CUTN, Thiruvarur (Online)

16th to 23rd July 2021

Faculty Development Programme on "Meta-Heuristics Techniques for Engineering Applications"

National

Speaker

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal

NIT, Warangal (Online)

8th to 12th July 2019

Hands-on Python Training for Statisticians (ISS Officers of MoSPI, GoI)

-

Speaker

Research Institute located at Hyderabad

Research Institute located at Hyderabad

Workshops/ Symposia/ Conferences/ Colloquia/ Seminars Organized (as Chairman/ Organizing Secretary/ Convenor/ Co-Convenor):

Title of Activity

Level of Event

(International/ National/ Local)

Date(s)

Role

Venue

Workshop on "Recent Trends in Cyber Security and Forensics (RTCSF)" 

National

26th to 30th April 2021

Coordinator

CSE, NIT, Tiruchirappalli (Online)

Workshop on "Machine Learning – Concepts and Applications (MLCA)"

National

19th to 23rd April 2021

Coordinator

CSE, NIT, Tiruchirappalli (Online)

Invited Talks Delivered:

Topic

Date

Inviting Organization

Data science applications

22.12.2021

Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Pune

Predictive Analytics in Education

23.11.2021

Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur

1. Introduction to Artificial Neural Network

2. Application of Artificial Neural Network (Python/ MATLAB)

20.07.2021

National Institute of Technology, Warangal

1. Data Preprocessing

2. Result Analysis

11.07.2019

Research Institute located at Hyderabad

Publications:

 (A) Refereed Research Journals:            

Author(s)

Title of Paper

Journal

Volume  (No.)

Page numbers 

Year

R. Bala Krishnan, Prasanth Kumar Thandra, S. A. V. Satya Murty, P. Thiyagarajan

Font Attributes based Text Steganographic algorithm (FATS) for communicating images: A nuclear power plant perspective

Kerntechnik

82

98 - 111

2017

R. Bala Krishnan, Prasanth Kumar Thandra, S. A. V. Satya Murty

Text steganography: A novel character-level embedding algorithm using font attribute

Security and Communication Networks (Publisher: John Wiley & Sons)

9

6066 - 6079

2017

(B)  Conferences/Workshops/Symposia Proceedings      

Author(s)

Title of Abstract/ Paper

Title of the Proceedings

Page numbers

Conference Theme

Venue

Year

R. Bala Krishnan, Prasanth Kumar Thandra, M. Sai Baba

Exploring the font attributes of Microsoft Word: A steganographic perspective

Intl. Conf. on Frontiers in Engineering, Applied Sciences, and Technology (FEAST 2017)

-

-

National Institute of Technology, Thiruchirappalli

2017

R. Bala Krishnan, Prasanth Kumar Thandra, M. Sai Baba

An overview of text steganography

Fourth Intl. Conf. on Signal Processing, Communications, and Networking (ICSCN 2017)

-

-

Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai

2017

Contact Details:

Dr. R. Bala Krishnan (‚ÄčRoom No.: CSE - 313)

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli - 620 015

Tamil Nadu