Dr Radhika K R

Designation:  Professor and Head of the Department
Date of Joining the Institution:  26.10.1995
UG_Qualifications with Class/Grade: BE [ISE], 6th Rank
PG_Qualifications with Class/Grade:  ME [CSE]/FCD
PhD_Qualifications with Class/Grade:  Awarded in Nov 2010
Field PhD Guide:  Biometrics
University PhD Guide:  VTU
PhDs Projects Guided:  Guiding 7 PhD candidates
Projects at Masters level Guiding / Guided:  18
Books Published / IPRs/ Patents: 

Book Chapter: Fundamentals of Biometrics: Handwritten Signature and Iris, Pattern Recognition, Machine Intelligence and Biometrics- Expanding Frontiers, Chapter 28, pp. 733-787, Springer publications, June 2011. 

Professional Memberships:  IEEE, ISTE
Awards:  Senior IEEE Member
Interaction with Professional Institutions:  Wipro Mission 10X Trainer

Recent Publications

  1. Fusion at decision level in multimodal biometric authentication system using Iris and Finger Vein with novel feature extraction, 2014 Annual IEEE India Conference (INDICON), pp.1-6, Dec. 2014. Citations-2.
  2. Bio-Metric Credential System: Multimodal Cancelable Anonymous Identity Management, IEEE International Advance Computing Conference, pp. 353 – 356, June 2015. Citation-1.
  3. Periocular Authentication based on FEM using Laplace Beltrami Eigen values, Pattern Recognition, Elsevier, Vol. 50, pp. 178-194, February 2016. Impact factor: 3.707.Citations-2.
  4. Biometric Image encryption using DNA sequences and chaotic systems, International Conference on Recent Advances in Electronics and Communication Technology (ICRAECT-2017), March 2017.
  5. Fusion of Shape and Texture for Unconstrained Periocular Authentication, International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering, May 2017.
  6. Cryptanalysis algorithm using Hyperchaotic system and DNA sequence operation for Biometric image encryption, Pattern Recognition Letters, Elsevier- Science direct, Under review.
  7. Improving the learning experience in engineering course through an example, MITE 2017, Under review.
  8. Biometric Gait authentication using computational neural networks, Journal of Telecommunication Electronic and Computer Engineering, Under review.
  9. Biometric based Consistent Key Generation for IMS, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Under review. 
  10. A review of cancelable biometric authentication methods, IET Biometric Journal, Under review.
  11.  Feature level fusion of PCA based face and radon transferred finger vein for multimodal authentication, International Journal of Biometrics, Under review.
  12. Fusion of iris and face features for multimodal authentication, Signal, Image and Video Processing, Under review.
  13. Creating authentication tunnel between user and server for cloud environment using Authentication Server, Pattern Recognition Letters, Under review.
  14. A novel approach for Signature Reconstruction, Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing, Under Review.

Google scholar citations: 90

Participation in Workshops/Training Programs

  1. Emerging Trends in CSE, IT and ICT Curricula at IIIT, Bangalore, Sept. 2013.
  2. Effective Leadership for Excellence organized by Int. Aca. for Competency Enhancement, Bangalore, 27-28 Sept. 2013.
  3. Linux Operating System, by IBM at BMSCE, 5 Oct 2013.
  4. Embedded OS, Li2 Innovations, at BMSCE, 9 Oct 2013.
  5. Ready for Careers, IAACAC at BMSCE, 10 Oct 2013.
  6. Mobile App. Devp., Li2 Innovations, BMSCE, 9, 15 Nov. 2013.
  7. ​Formulation of Research & Development Initiatives by Women Scientists and Tech. at BMSCE, 10 July 2014.
  8. Basic Training on Drupal by Value Bound, BMSCE, 13, 20, 27 and 29 July, 2014.
  9. FDP on Mobile Application Devp. BMSCE, 1 Aug. 2014.
  10. Mobile App. Development, BMSCE, 15, 17 and 24, 31 Aug. 2014.
  11. Pedagogical Skills Devp. Training, BMSCE, 1, 2, 4 and 5 August 2014.
  12. MOOC on MOOC, a Massive Open Online Course for Development, IIT Kanpur, Sep. 5 - Nov. 6, 2014.
  13. Essentials of SOA Writing, BMSCE, 18 Feb., 2015.
  14. HackTrack, Sunny Vaghela, BMSCE, 9-10 April 2015.
  15. College to Corporate in association with FROH Tech Services, 11 April 2015.
  16. Complexity Analysis, by Dr. Deepak Garg, Thapar University, BMSCE, 17 Aug 2015.
  17. Applications of Wireless Adhoc Networks to aircraft control & monitoring, by Group Captain, Indian Air Force, 6 Oct 2015.
  18. Best Practices in Engg.  Education, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 16 Oct. 2015.
  19. Research Quality Work shop, R&D, BMSCE, 30 Oct. 2015.
  20. Current Science Assoc. Lecture, IISc, Bangalore, 28-29 Nov. 2015.
  21. ET601Tx: MOOC course on Educ. Tech. for Engg. Teachers, IITBombayX, 7 Jan - 7 March 2016, 93%.
  22. SKANI101x: Basic 3D animation using Blender, IITBombayX, 18 Feb -14 April 2016, 96%.
  23. Two days workshop on Leadership Qualities, BMSCE, 4-5 Jan 2017.
  24. Two days Awareness Program on NABL Accreditation, organized by Dept. of Mechanical Engg,, BMSCE, 6-7 Jan 2017.
  25. TEQIP sponsored one week workshop on Machine Learning, 5-10 Jan 2017.
  26. TEQIP sponsored one week workshop on Virtualization and Cloud Security, 26, 28-29 Jan, 4-5 Feb 2017.
  27. Android Application Development, organized by VTU in association with Google India, 28 Jan 2017.
  28. Unix Programming, Feb 4-5, 2017 and 18-19 Feb 2017.
  29. Big Data Hadoop, National Level Championship & Workshop series jointly organizing by Cognizance IIT-Roorkee & Finland Labs, 20-21 Feb 2017.
  30. IoT with Arduino, for National Level Championship & Workshop series jointly organizing by Cognizance IIT-Roorkee & Finland Labs, 25-26 Feb 2017.
  31. Android App Development, National Level Championship & Workshop series jointly organizing by Cognizance IIT-Roorkee & Finland Labs,27-28 Feb 2017.
  32. Ethical Hacking, Techvriddhi’17, National level Championship in association with E-Cell, IIT Kharagpur, 4-5 March 2017.
  33. Arduino, Techvriddhi’17, National level Championship in association with E-Cell, IIT Kharagpur, 4-5 March 2017.
  34. TEQIP II sponsored one week workshop on Digital design materials for fabrication of System on a Chip (SoC), 6-10 March 2017. The workshop was conducted under Centre of Excellence in Advanced Materials Research.
  35. PCB Designing, TechVriddhi’17, National level Championship in association with E-Cell, IIT Kharagpur, 11-12 March 2017.

PhD Guidance



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1 Ambika D R 1BM11PEN06 Periocular region authentication VTU 2011 Submitted thesis, awaiting defense
2 Sudhamani M.J.  1BM11PEM07   Multimodal biometrics VTU 2011 Completed comprehensive viva
3 Nalini M K 1BM13PEN15 Biometric encryption VTU 2013 Completed comprehensive viva
4 Ambika K 1BM13PEN13 Gait biometrics VTU 2013 Completed course work
5 Suresh P 1BM13PEN23 Biometric credentials VTU 2013 Completed comprehensive viva
6 Chandrakala G Raju 1BM15PEJ16 Cloud biometrics VTU 2015 Pursuing course work
7 Mamatha K R 1BM15PEJ14 Cancelable Biometrics VTU 2015 completed  course work