Dr. Palanikumar, S has completed his Ph.D from the Anna University,Chennai and has completed his M.E Computer Science and Engineering from the Government College of Technology, Coimbatore. Bharathiar University. He has teaching experience for 20 years and research experience for 14 years. His specialised areas in research are Image and Signal Processing, Software Engineering and Bio-metrics , Embedded and Computer communication. He has published 2 Books/ Book Chapters. 1 Patents. He has the credit of having published 18 research papers in Web of Science/Scopus Indexed Journals and 13 papers in UGC CARE listed, refereed and reviewed journals. He has guided 6 Ph.D scholars and he is now guiding 6 Ph.D scholars. He has delivered 7 expert talks and addresses on diverse topics in various AICTE/other sponsored short-term training programmes/Faculty Development Programmes. He has visited -in connection with research/technological collaboration. He received 6 Awards and Recognition for his contribution in the field of research/technology.