Electronics & Communications

Karpagavalli S

Assistant Professor

Karpagavalli Subramanian received her B.E. from Madras University and M.Tech. from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, India. She has been with PES Institute of Technology (now, PES University) since 2010. Pursued Ph.D in the area of Adaptive control of time varying Systems at PES University. Her research interests include adaptive control, Linear and nonlinear systems, neuro-adaptive control, Robotics


  • B.E, Madras University 2000
  • M.Tech, PESIT (VTU) 2010
  • Ph.D, PES University pursuing


  • Assistant Professor, PES University, 2010-till now

Additional Information

  • Industry : 01 year
  • Teaching : 10.10 years at PESIT and 03 years at other Institutions
  • Analog Communication
  • Network Analysis and Synthesis
  • Network Synthesis
  • Control Systems
  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Probability and Random Processes
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Nonlinear Systems
  • Mathematics for Electronics Engineers
  • Artificial Neural Network
  • Test Coordinator, Student Mentor
  • Handled various responsibilities of the department like Anchor Teacher, Class Coordinator, Test Coordinator, Alumni News letter , Faculty advisor, NBA team, IQAC Research Team, Special Topic Coordinator

Research Interest

  • Adaptive Control
  • Time Varying Systems
  • Artificial Neural Network


  • Siddhy Ganesh Shetty, Karpagavalli Subramanian, Koshy George,"Performance Comparison of Controllers for the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle REMUS 100", presented at ICCAR, Singapore, April. 23-26, 2021
  • K. Subramanian, K. George, "A Two-Step Adaptive Strategy for Simple Time-Varying Systems," presented at the 2020 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON), Osaka, Japan, Nov. 16-19, 2020, pp. 1040-1045.
  • Fault- Tolerant Control of a Class Of Nonlinear Systems With Multiple Models, IC3INA 2016 at Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Koshy George, Karpagavalli Subramanian, Nagashree Sheshadhri, "Improving Transient Response in Adaptive Control of Nonlinear Systems" 4th IFAC conference on ACODS 2016, NIT, Trichy.
  • Karpagavalli S., S.G.Krishnappa, K. George "Performance Comparison of Learning Algorithms for System Identification and Control"12th IEEE India council International Conference INDICON 2015, Jamia Millia Institute, Delhi. Journals


  • Adaptive Control Of a Class of Nonlinear Time-Varying Systems With Multiple Models a Journal submitted in Journal Of Control Theory and Applications(JCTA), Springer, DOI 10.1007/s11768-014-****-*
  • Saathvik B. M., Vinayak Gupta, Ayush Kedia, Lov Asawa, and Karpagavalli Subramanian,"Neural Network-Based Intelligent Traffic System", presented at IDAACS, Poland, Sep. 22-24 2021
  • Maithili Shetty, Brunda Vishishta, Shrinidhi Choragi, Karpagavalli Subramanian, Koshy George, "Continuous Control of a Robot Manipulator using Deep Deterministic Policy Gradient", presented at ICC 2021, IIT Bombay, Dec 21-24 2021
  • J. Pasha and S. Karpagavalli, "Spydobot-AI Based autonomous spider like robot for spying," 2022 IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies (CONECCT), July 8-10,2022, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/CONECCT55679.2022.9865761.
  • K. Subramanian, T. S. Chandar, "A Novel Strategy for Identification and Control of a Class of Linear Systems," International Journal of Systems Science. DOI: 10.1080/00207721.2022.2076172