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TIMA is a forum constituted by Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI) Chennai, Madras Institute of Technology (MIT), Chennai, Instrument Society of India (ISOI) and The Instrumentation Systems & Automation Society (ISA), South India Section. The main objective of TIMA since its inception in 1996,is to organize International Conference, to provide a platform for academicians, professionals & industrialists in the areas of Measurement and Instrumentation, Control and Process control, MEMS and Nanotechnology, Real time systems and Automation.
The 5th International Conference on Trends in Industrial Measurements and Automation TIMA2007 organized by National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli.
TIMA2007 received more than 130 papers of which 66 were accepted. These papers will be presented in five sessions in two parallel tracks.
The conference and tutorial have attracted a large number of scientists, research scholars and educators from India.
Two pre-conference one day tutorials were conducted on
NANO-, NEURO-, BIO- & INFO- TECHNOLOGIES, MEMS, NEMS AND NUEROSURGERY and EMBEDDED SYSTEMS ON CHIP by Prof Vijay.K.Varadan University of Arkansas and Dr.C.P.Ravikumar, Texas Instruments, India
Six invited talks were organized on different topics and delivered by experts from Industries ,Research Organisations and Reputed Educational.
1.The role of nanotechnology and nano and micro electronics in monitoring and control of cardio vascular diseases and neuron logical disorders,
Prof. Vijay K. Varadan
Director, Institute of Nano-, Bio-, Neuro-Electronics, Sensors and Systems
University of Arkansas,
Fayetteville, AR 72701
2. A New data based approach to PID controller synthesis and design.
Prof. Shankar Bhattacharyya
Professor, Texas AM university
3. Robust and reliable wireless sensor networks for industry control and automation applications
4. A proposal for a new plant system for the 21st century: Advanced integrated control for21st century,
Mr. Sanjeev Chakraborthy
GM- Marketing, Masibus Automation &Instrumentation Pvt. Ltd., Gujarat.
5. The challenge of low power test- just when you thought you had a handle on low power design.
Dr.C. P. Ravikumar
Texas Instruments, India.
6. Affinity cantilever and EIS based bio sensor for Cardiac Diagnostics
Dr. Ram Gopal Rao
Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering,
The generous financial support from the various organizations listed below is gratefully acknowledged.
R.N. Misra, Group General Manager, BHEL, Tiruchirappalli
Dr. A R Upadhya, Director, NAL, Banglore
Dr. Vikram Kumar, Director, NPL, New Delhi
Dr. K Natarajan, Additional General Manager, BEL, Banglore
Dr. M. M. Nayak, Group Director, LPSC, ISRO, Banglore
Dr. Vijay K Varadan, Director, CENNESS, University of Arkansas, USA
Dr. Shankar Bhattacharyya, Professor, Texas A&M University, USA
Dr. Krishnan Balasubramanian, Professor, IIT Madras, Chennai
Dr. S. Ranganathan, Vice Chancellor, BIHER, Chennai
Dr. P. E. Sankaranarayanan, Dean, Sathyabama Engineering College, Chennai
Mr. S. P. Nath, TATA Elxsi Ltd., Banglore
Dr. Vilambi NRK Reddy, Chairman & MD, J and R Business Enterprises, Tiruchirappalli
Mr. P. Bala, CEO, FTD Technology PTE Ltd., Singapore
Dr. Singaram Jayakumar, CTO, Epigon Media Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
Dr. M. Chidambaram, Director, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
Dr.P. Kanagasabapathy, Dean, MIT, Chennai
Mr. K. Subramanyam, Scientist, CEERI, Chennai
Dr. M. Umapathy, Assistant Professor, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Dr. S. Dharmalingam, AGM(C&I), BHEL, Tiruchirappalli
Ms. G. Uma, Senior Lecturer, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Dr. A. Gopal, Scientist, CEERI center, Chennai
Ms. B. Vasuki, Senior Lecturer, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Mr. N. Sivakumaran, Lecturer, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Chairs (Technical Committee)
Dr. T. K. Radhakrishnan, Assistant Professor, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Dr. R. Jayapal, AGM, EDN, BHEL, Bangalore
Chairs (Tutorial Committee)
Dr. T. Thyagarajan, Professor, MIT, Chennai
Dr. B. Venkataramani, Professor, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Chairs (Publications Committee)
Dr. J. Prakash, Assistant Professor, MIT, Chennai
Dr. A. Ramakalyan, Assistant Professor, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Mr. S. Ananthanarayanan, Ex. Scientist, CLRI, Chennai
Dr. Ranganath Muthu, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai
Dr. K. K. Anil kumar, Assistant Professor, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Ms. K. Dhanalakshmi, Senior Lecturer, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Mr. K. Srinivasan, Lecturer, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Mr. S. Meenatchisundaram, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
Mr. A. Seshagirirao, Lecturer, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Dr. K Sundareswaran, Assistant Professor, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Mr. R. Kumar, Senior Lecturer, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Dr. S. Kumanan, Assistant Professor, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Dr. J. Sarat Chandra Babu, Assistant Professor, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Mr. K. Pannir Selvam, Selection Grade Lecturer, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Mr. M. Arivazhagan, Senior Lecturer, NIT, Tiruchirappalli
Mr. S. Jayaprakash, Senior DGM, BHEL, Tiruchirappalli
Mr. E. S. Salaikuberan, Senior Manager, BHEL, Tiruchirappalli
Dr. M. A. Maluk Mohamed, Principal, MAM College of Engineering, Tiruchirappalli
Dr. A. Elango, Principal, Sethu Institute of Technology, Virudhunagar
Mr. G Muthuraman, Saranathan College of Engineering, Tiruchirappalli