Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
Dr. S. Sumathi, born on 31.01.1968, completed B.E Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering and a Masters Degree in Applied Electronics at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The author got Ph.D. Degree in the area of Data Mining and currently works as Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore with teaching and research experience of 29 years.
The author received the prestigious Gold Medal from the Institution of Engineers Journal Computer Engineering Division – Subject Award for the research paper titled, “Development of New Soft Computing Models for Data Mining” 2002-2003 and also Best project award for U.G. Technical Report titled, “Self Organized Neural Network Schemes: As a Data mining tool”, 1999. Furthermore, she received Dr. R Sundramoorthy’s award for Outstanding Academic of PSG College of Technology in 2006. In addition, the author has guided a project which received the Best M.Tech Thesis award from the Indian Society for Technical Education, New Delhi.
In appreciation of publishing various technical articles, the author has received National and International Journal Publication Awards – 2000-2003. She prepared Manuals for Electronics and Instrumentation Lab and Electrical and Electronics Lab of EEE Department, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore and also organized the second National Conference on Intelligent and Efficient Electrical Systems in the year 2005 and conducted Short Term Courses on “Neuro-Fuzzy System Principles and Data Mining Applications”, November 2001 & 2003. Dr. Sumathi has published several research articles in National & International Journals/Conferences and guided many U.G. and P.G. projects. She has also published books, namely Computational Intelligence Paradigms: Theory and Applications using MATLAB, Computational Intelligence Paradigms for Optimization Problems Using MATLAB/SIMULINK, Solar P.V. and Wind Energy Conversion Systems, Introduction to Neural Networks with MATLAB, Introduction to Fuzzy Systems with MATLAB, Introduction to Data mining and its Applications, Virtual Instrumentation Systems using LabVIEW, and Evolutionary Algorithms using MATLAB.
In addition, she reviewed papers in National/International Journals and Conferences. Her research interests include Neural Networks, Fuzzy Systems, Genetic Algorithms, Pattern Recognition and Classification, Data Warehousing and Data Mining, Operating systems and Parallel Computing, etc.