Technical Programme

Instrumentation and Control Engineering plays a significant role in the modern industrial world that seeks continuous improvement in its performance leading to the development of new concepts and approaches. This fourth National Conference on Instrumentation and Control (ICECON ’09) provides a forum for researchers as well as engineers in both academics and industry to exchange their original ideas on instrumentation & control applications and concepts, experiences, current developments and future prospects. ICECON ’09 will feature the presentation of contributed & invited papers, workshops, and student project presentation sessions. Eminent speakers from academic institutions, industries and R&D organizations will be delivering thematic lectures.


M Chidambaram (Director, NIT, Tiruchirappalli)


A Ramakalyan (NIT, Tiruchirappalli)

Organizing Secretary

K Dhanalakshmi (Dept. of ICE, NIT Tiruchirappalli)

Steering Committee

P Kanagasabapathy, MIT, Chennai
Seetharama M Bhat, IISc, Bangalore
K Radhakrishnan, SCTIMST, Trivandrum
Jovitha Jerome, PSG Tech., Coimbatore
S Dharmalingam, BHEL, Tiruchirappalli
R Jeyapal, BHEL, Tiruchirappalli
Ravi N Banavar, IIT, Bombay
Prasanna S Gandhi, IIT, Bombay
Shyam Chetty, NAL, Bangalore
Debasish Ghose, IISc, Bangalore
Abhay Pashilkar, NAL, Bangalore
D M Vinod Kumar, NIT, Warangal
J Prakash, MIT, Chennai
V Balamurugan, CVRDE, Chennai
S Jayakumar, EPIGON Media Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore
P Bala, Auxineon Pte. Ltd., Singapore
Ian Postlethwaite, Univ. of Leicester, UK
Da Wei Gu, Univ. of Leicester, UK
Shankar P Bhattacharyya, Texas A&M University, USA

Organizing Committee

Members, Dept. of ICE, NIT Tiruchirappalli
M Umapathy
Goldin R Bennet
B Vasuki
G Uma
N Sivakumaran
V Sridevi
K Srinivasan
S Narayanan
D Ezhilarasi


Dr. R Kumar, Wipro Technologies, "Recent Research Issues in PID Controller Design"

Invited Talks

Dr. R Jayapal, AGM, CCDP, BHEL, Tiruchirappalli "Data Networks for industrial automation”.

Dr. Radhakant Padhi, Assistant Proffessor, Aerospace Engineering, IISc, Bangalore "Nonlinear Control of Lumped and Distributed Parameter Systems using Optimal Dynamic Inversion”.

Shri. T Soundarapandian, Head, VED, CVRDE, Chennai "Vetronics”.

Dr. Dinesh N S, Assistant Professor, CEDT, IISc, Bangalore "Challenges in developing automated puppetry with multiple robots”.