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VTU Research Center

The Department of MCA is a recognized Research centre under VTU with 11 faculty members as approved guides. Currently 20 research scholars are pursuing research and 1 completed under this research centre.

Research areas available for PhD program

 Guide  RSRI  Designation

 University 

 Affiliation

 Research Areas of expertise
 Dr. Usha J

 VTU08172621

 Professor & Director VTU

 

 Mobile Computing Communications,

 Cloud computing

 Dr. Andhe Dharani

 VTU0817783

 Professor VTU

 

 Image Processing,

 Wireless sensor networks

 Dr. Vijayalakshmi M N

 VTU08171170

Associate Professor VTU

 Data mining,  Image processing

 Dr. Jasmime K.S

 VTU08173083

Associate Professor VTU

 

 Software testing, Software Reuse

 Dr. Renuka Prasad B   Associate Professor & Associate Dean VTU

 

 Network and Security

 Dr. Anupama Kumar S

 VTU08172300

 Associate Professor VTU

 

 Data mining,  Data Analytics

 Dr. Manjunath M

 VTU0817246

Assistant Professor VTU

 Mobile Networks

 Dr. S S Nagamuthu Krishnan

 VTU0817353

Assistant Professor VTU

 Network Security

 Dr. Savitha R

 VTU08172601

Assistant Professor VTU

 Image Processing

 Dr. Ashwini K B

 VTU08172780

Assistanat Professor VTU

 Wireless Sensor Networks

Dr. Preethi N Patil VTU10172578 Assistant Professor VTU  Digital Image Processing

Dr. SumithraDevi K A

(External)

VTU0817357

(Dept ECE VTU)

Professor VTU  VLSI, Networking

 

List of PhDs in progress

 Guide

 Research Scholar

 University

  Title of Research work

 Dr. Usha J

 Sudha M

(1RV12PEN04)

VTU

 Development of efficient fault tolerant methods and practices for cloud computing environment

 Chandrani C

(1RV12PEN25)

VTU

 Development of Efficient mechanisms for data management in Mobile Environments

 Guduru Kiran Kumar

(1RV12PEN02)

VTU

 Methods for Reducing Network Congestion in Telecom Signaling Networks

 Deepika K

(1RV15PEJ27)

VTU

 Development of a Real Time Robust Human Tracking Sensor Based System

 Jayasimha SR

(1RV16PEJ25)

VTU

 Development of Energy Efficient Algorithms for Cloud Environment

 Dr. Andhe Dharani

 Krishnan R

(1RV11PEN18)

VTU

 Development of Efficient Algorithm on Satellite Imagery for Detection of Topographical Features

 Derick Mathew

(1RV13PEN30)

VTU

 An Investigation on finding an optimal online algorithm for graph based pattern matching

Pavithra S Ganapathi Bhat

(1RV17PEA01)

VTU

 Evaluation and Optimization Techniques for Video Surveillance Systems using Social Media Networks

 Dr. Vijayalakshmi M N

 B Chandrashekar

(1RV11PEN24)

VTU

 Sustainable access control for end to end security in cloud services

 Divya TL

(1RV11PEN01)

VTU

 

 Analysis and prediction of forest fire occurrence and its consequences using data mining techniques

 Santosh Akki

(1RV15PEJ28)

VTU

 An evaluation of effectiveness of e-governance services using data mining techniques

 Vyshali J Gogi

(1RV16PEJ02)

VTU

 Application of Data mining techniques for the analysis and study of hepato cellular carcinoma

Dr. Jasmine K S

 Basudeo Singh

(1RV11PEN03)

VTU

 Coarsening Payment and Settlement System with Mobile Application

 Kiran Kumar A.N

(1RV13PEN29)

VTU

 Development of an efficient model based test automation framework for Business Applications using page objects

 Dilip Kumar M

(1RV15PEJ39)

VTU

 Design and Development of an Efficient Caching mechanism for Big Data Analytics

 Dr. Renuka Prasad

 Harish G M

(1RV14PEM08)

VTU

 Novell Protocol for authentication & Secure routing of data through Wi-Fi Networks

 Dr. Anupama Kumar S

Jayashri Baburao Madalgi

(1RV15PEJ34)

VTU

 Effectiveness of Data Mining Techniques to detect congestion in Wireless Sensor Networks

 Shaila H Koppad

(1RV16PEJ01)

VTU

 Development of an integrated framework for investigating health care data using natural language processing and Big Data Analytics

Shrikant H Koppad

(1RV17PEA14)

VTU

 Application of Big Data Analytics to Design and Analyze data in Healthcare Industry

Dr. Manjunath M  Shailaja K P VTU Data Mining Model for Analysis of Stock Market Data

University Research Center Activities 2019

  • An open seminar for PhD Scholars under VTU research Centre, Dept.of MCA was conducted on 24th August 2019 from 9.30am to 12.30pm. The Seminar facilitated the doctoral students to discuss their research works with experts and colleagues in their field of research and getting feedback and suggestions for being suitably incorporate them into their research work. The Technical experts present during the seminar are Dr. Mallikarjun B C, Associate Professor, Department of EEE, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur as external domain expert and Dr. Sathish Babu, Professor, Department of CSE, RVCE Bengaluru as internal domain expert. The research scholars participated and benefited from the seminar are Jayashri Baburao Madalgi (1RV15PEJ34), Shrikant H Koppad (1RV17PEA14), Vyshali J Gogi (1RV16PEJ02), Pavithra S Ganapathi Bhat(1RV17PEA01), Shailaja K P(1RV18PMC01).
  • One day workshop is conducted for all research scholars under RVCE Research forum on 15th July 2019 at RVCE, Bengaluru. The research scholars  Guduru Kiran Kumar (1RV12PEN02), Chandrani Chakravorty (1RV12PEN25), Deepika K (1RV15PEJ27), Santosh Akki (1RV15PEJ28), Shaila H Koppad (1RV16PEJ01), Jayasimha S.R (1RV16PEJ25), Pavithra S Ganapathi Bhat (1RV17PEA01), Shailaja K P (1RV18PMC01), Savita Sheelavant (1RV19PMC02), K Prashanth (1RV19PMC01) are participated.
  • The Doctoral Committee Meeting of following Research Scholars under VTU Research Center, Dept of MCA, R.V.C.E was conducted under the Guidance of Dr. Usha J
Serial No. Research Scholar Name Data of Doctoral Committee Meeting
1 Deepika K 2nd April 2019
2 Jayasimha SR 22nd March 2019
  • Mrs. Divya T L successfully completed her final Doctoral thesis titled “Analysis and prediction of forest fire occurrence and its consequences using data mining techniques” in Defence Viva-Voce Examination  under the guidance of Dr.Vijayalakshmi M N, Associate Professor, Department of MCA, RVCE on 21st March 2019.
  • Comprehensive viva of Mrs. Vyshali. J. Gogi (1RV16PEJ02) was conducted on 30th March 2019.
  • The Doctoral Committee Meeting of following Research Scholars under VTU Research Center, Dept of MCA, R.V.C.E was conducted on 30th March 2019.
Serial No. Research Scholar Name Research Supervisor
1 Pavitra Bhat Dr. Andhe Dharani
2 Jayashri M, Shaila Koppad,  Srikanth K Dr. Anupama Kumar S
3 Santosh Akki Dr.Vijayalakshmi M N
  • Derick John Mathew (1RV13PEN30) has successfully completed his PhD Comprehensive Viva-Voce Completion under the Guidance of Dr. Andhe Dharani.

University Research Center Activities 2018

  • Mr. Mohanaradhya, Assistant. Professor, Dept. of MCA, defenced Ph.D Viva-Voce examination entitled with “Performance Analysis in Identifying an Efficient and Optimal method for Adhoc and Sensor Networks” held at VTU Research Center, Department of MCA, RVCE 30th August 2018
  • Jayasimha SR have completed Pre Ph.D Comprehensive Viva Voce successfully under the MCA VTU research center
  • An Open Seminar was conducted for the Research Scholars registered under VTU Research Center, Department of MCA , RVCE  on 24th February 2018. Dr. Saroj K Meher, Associate Professor, System Science and Informatics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Bengaluru was the evaluator for the seminar. Dr. Jasmine K S co-ordinated the event

University Research Center Activities 2017

  • The Department of MCA is a recognized Research centre under VTU from 2011 – 2018 with 11  approved research guides and 21 research scholars
  • Mrs. Sandhya S, Asst. Professor, Dept. of MCA has successfully completed Ph.D Viva-Voce examination held on 28th January 2017, with the thesis titled “An Integrated Framework to optimize security mechanisms in Bluetooth Environment” under VTU Research Center, Department of MCA, RVCE
  • Ms. Chandrani C,  Mrs. Deepika K and Jayashri Baburao Madalgi have completed Pre Ph.D Comprehensive Viva Voce successfully under the MCA VTU research center

University Research Center Activities 2016

  • An Open Seminar was conducted for the Research Scholars registered under VTU Research Center, Department of MCA , RVCE  on 24th September 2016. Dr SathishKumar S , Associate Professor, RNSIT was the evaluator for the seminar. Dr Andhe Dharani and Dr Nagamuthu Krishnan co ordinated the event
  • Workshop on "Data Analytics Using R-Tool" on 23rd -24th April 2016. Four research scholors of this center attended.
  • Workshop on “Effective Research Paper Writing” for the II & IV semester MCA Students, was conducted on 9th April 2016, under Research center, Department of MCA, RVCE. Dr. Usha J, Director, MCA - delivered a talk  on “Research Paper – Need and Necessity”, Dr. Vijayalakshmi M N, Associate Professor, MCA - conducted a session  on “Contents of a Research Paper”, Dr. Sridevi T R, Chief librarian, RVCE, conducted a session on “Facilities & Services at Library” and Dr. Anupama Kumar, Associate Professor, MCA, delivered a talk on “Referencing & Sample Paper”

University Research Center Activities 2015

  • Department of Master of Computer Applications in collaboration with department of Information Science & Engineering, VTU Research Centre conducted a open seminar for VTU Ph.D. Research scholars under the centre, on 22nd May 2015. Dr. K V Vishwanatha, Professor in CIT, Gubbi and Dr. Krishna M, Dean R&D, RVCE, Dr. Usha J, I/C Director, MCA, RVCE were the judges for the day. They gave concrete suggestions and directions to improvise the research work. The event was Co-ordinated by Dr. Andhe Dharani, MCA Dept. and Dr. Mamatha G S, ISE Dept.
  • VTU Research Centre, Department of MCA conducted a "Workshop on Publishing with LaTeX" in three phases on 23/07/2014, 30/07/2014 and 08/09/2014, Co-ordinated by Dr. Andhe Dharani, Asso Prof. Dept of MCA, Research Centre Coordinator and Co-coordinated by Manjuprasd B, Programmer, Dept of MCA

University Research Center Activities 2014

  • The Department of MCA is a recognized Research centre under VTU (2011 – 2014) with 6 approved research guides and 11 research scholars
  • Mrs Sandhya S, Mrs. Sudha M, Mr. Krishnan R, Mr. Mohan Aradhya and Mrs Divya T. L have completed Pre Ph.D Comprehensive Viva Voce successfully under the MCA VTU research center.
  • A One day open seminar for PhD Scholars was conducted on 22nd February 2014 by Mr Saroj K Mehr, ISI, Bangalore, providing an opportunity for the doctoral students to present their research progress for a quality feedback from the expert
  • VTU Research Centre, Department of MCA conducted a the "Workshop on Publishing with LaTeX" on 23rd July 2014, 30th July 2014 and 8th September 2014, Co-ordinated by Dr. Andhe Dharani, Asso Prof. Dept of MCA, Research Centre Coordinator and Manjuprasd B, Programmer, Dept of MCA.
    • Phase-1:LaTeX Revisited and Assignement I, session by Dr. Andhe Dharani on 23rd July 2014.
    • Phase-2: Individual Analysis of Assignment-I - sample papers with and without using templates" on 30th July 2014
    • Phase-3: Individual Analysis of Assignment II to Deal with Various Referencing Formats", on 8th September 2014
    • Staff attended - Mr. Mohanaradhya, Mr. Krishnan R, Mrs. Sudha M, Mrs. Sandhya S, Mrs. Divya T.L, Ms Chandrani C, Mr. Harish G.M.
  • An orientation programme for Ph.D scholars by Dr. Seetharam K Professor, HOD Dept of CSE, ACS College of Engineering, Bangalore was held on 14th September 2013.
  • An expert lecture on "How to prepare for Comprehensive Viva Voce' was conducted on 10th August 2013 by Dr.Sumithra Devi, Research Center Head, Dept of MCA.