Dr. Venkatarangan M J

  • Teaching


  • 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

  • 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)

  • 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)


  • 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.

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