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Dr. Venkatarangan M J



  • PhD, The Chinese University of Hong Kong 2015
  • M.Tech, University of Mysore 1994
  • B.E, University of Mysore 1991


  • Professor, PES University, 2015-2019
  • Systems Architect, Philips Innovation Campus, 2012-2014
  • Senior Software Architect, HCL Technologies, 2010 -2012
  • Senior Software Architect, Philips Electronics HK Ltd, 2004-2010
  • Software Architect, Philips Innovation Campus, Bangalore, 2000-2003
  • Associate Consultant, Siemens Information Systems Ltd, 1997 -1999
  • Software Engineer, Tektronix Ltd, 1995-1997
  • Guest faculty, Malnad college of Engineering, Hassan, 1991-1992
  • Microcontroller and Applications
  • Embedded 'C' and Design
  • Signals and Systems
  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Design for 'IoT'
  • Teaching
  • Project proposals and look for collaborations and funding
  • Mentor students for new project proposals and execution
  • Support EEE department for project reviews, different processes or admin work on adhoc basis
  • Conduct workshops

Research Interest

  • Embedded Systems, Robotics and Automation, Simulations, Modelling and Optimization, Software Design and Coding, Sensor networks

Research Projects (Current)

  • Smart Lamp Post Development
  • Air Quality Monitoring System Development
  • Prosthetic Arm actuation system
  • Learn and Repeat Mobile Robot
  • Swarm robotics for formations
  • Setting up of Lora IoT hardware for parameter measurements


  • A. Sridharan, V. V. Patil, S. Bhat and M. J. Venkatarangan, "Estimation and Control of Nodes in an Abstract Space," 2020 6th International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics (ICCAR), 2020, pp. 49-53, doi: 10.1109/ICCAR49639.2020.9107994.
  • Venkatarangan, M. J., & Yeung, Y. (2014, Sept). Modelling and Simulation of two way Railway traffic using extensions to Petri Nets. In Asia Modelling Symposium Conference (AMS2014), IEEE (pp. 97-103). IEEE. DOI 10.1109/AMS.2014.29
  • Venkatarangan, M. J., & Yeung, Y. (2014, March). Modelling and simulation of Railway traffic as a hybrid system. In Systems Conference (SysCon), 2014 8th Annual IEEE (pp. 481-488). IEEE. 10.1109/SysCon.2014.6819300
  • Venkatarangan Mj, Priyank Bhandia and Srivatsa Sk, Evaluation of speech engines for ATC Simulator 2018 4th International Conference on Computing Communication and Automation (ICCCA)


  • Peer reviewed conference papers for IEEE SysCon 2015 and IEEE SysCon 2016.
  • Journal Paper:Venkatarangan, M. J., So, A. M. C & Yam, Y. (Accepted: May 2015). Modelling, simulation and optimisation of train traffic with passenger movement, In International Journal of Simulation, Systems, Science and Technology. Vol 16(4) IEEE.
  • B.R Srikrishna, Prajwal Billawa, M J Venkatarangan, Vinay Venkanagoud Patil, Haripruya Sumana Gosakan, A framework for an intelligent robotic manipulator coupled with a wheelchair. In 2021 7th International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics (ICCAR)