Dr. Uma D

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Dr. D. Uma is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, PES University. She has over 25 years of association with P. E. S. Institutions. She has 27 years of teaching experience and 17 years of research experience. She obtained her Bachelor's degree from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu in 1993 and Master's degree from Bharathiar University in 1995. She has obtained her Doctoral degree from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka during 2011. She also obtained M. Tech. in Information Technology from Karnataka State Open University, Mysore, Karnataka during 2015. Her research areas include Data Science, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing. She has several journal articles, national and international conference publications to her credit.


  • Masters of Technology in Information Technology, Karnataka State Open University, Mysore, Karnataka, 2015

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka, 2011

  • Master of Philosophy in Mathematics, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tamil Nadu, 2004

  • Master of Science in Mathematics, PSG College of Arts and Science, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, 1995

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Govt. College of Arts and Science, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, 1990-1993


  • Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, PES University, Bengaluru, 2017 - Till Date

  • Professor, Department of Computer Applications, PES University, Bengaluru, 2013 - 2017

  • Associate Professor, Department of Computer Applications, PES University, Bengaluru, 2011 - 2013

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Applications, PESIT, Bangalore, 2005 - 2010

  • Lecturer, Department of Computer Applications, PESIT, Bangalore, 1998 - 2005

Additional Information

  • DOJ: 02.05.1998

  • Experience: 25 years

  • Membership of association with CSI, ISTAM and ISTE.


  • CCNA Certification 2 Levels


  • Topics in Deep Learning

  • Machine Intelligence

  • Linear Algebra

  • Statistics for Data Science

  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining

  • Advanced Database Management Systems

  • Database Management Systems

  • Distributed Operating Systems

  • Distributed Database and Computing

  • Advanced Operating Systems

  • Operating Systems

  • Optimization Techniques

  • Computer Based Numerical and Statistical Techniques

  • Scientific Computing

  • Discrete Mathematical Structures

  • Fuzzy Logic

  • Computer Graphics

  • Object Oriented Programming with C++

  • Programming using C

  • Introduction to Computers


  • Research Coordinator, Department of CSE, 2020-Till Date

  • Coordinator of International Conference on "Modeling, Machine Learning and Astronomy", 22-23 November 2019, Department of CSE,PES University.

  • Library Coordinator, Department of CSE, 2017-2021.

  • Convener of the national conference on "Data Science and Analytics (DSA 2016)".

  • Coordinator of National Seminar on "Discrete Structures and Computer Applications"

  • Appointed as Board of Examiner by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka several times

  • Appointed as an External Examiner to conduct viva for research scholars of two Universities in South India and for Post Graduate students by VTU and Anna University.

  • Appointed as an Exam Coordinator to conduct End Semester Assessment by PESIT two times.

  • Resource person for several training programmes includes JUMPSTART, CDP, Pre-Placement etc

Research Interest

  • Computer Vision

  • Natural Language Processing

  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning

  • Data Science

  • Topic Modelling

Research Projects

  • Facial Expression Recognition in the Presence of Masked Occulusion

  • Enhancing Safety in Vehicles using Emotion Recognition

  • Fake Face Detection

  • Construction of 3D image from a 2D image

  • Generation of Floor Plans

  • Enhancing Low-Quality Images

  • Virtual Trial Room

  • Indian Sign Language Recognition

  • Business Promotion through Instagram

  • Cyberbullying Detection from Code-Mixed Data

  • Genre based Music Recommender System


  • Shree R Thavarekere, Anushka Hebbar, Uma D. (2022), A Deep Learning Approach to Facial Expression Recognition in the Presence of Masked Occulusion, IEEE INDICON 2022, 24-26 November, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, Kerala, India.

  • Shubham Gupta, Uma D. and Hebbar R. (2022), Analysis and application of multispectral data for water segmentation using machine learning, International Conference on Computer Vision and Machine Intelligence (CVMI 2022), 12-13, August 2022, IIIT Allahabad, India.

  • Apoorva K G. and Uma D. (2022), Detection of Cyberbullying Using Machine Learning and Deep Learning Algorithms,2nd Asian Conference on Innovation in Technology (ASIANCON), August 26-28, 2022, Pune, India, IEEE Xplore, DOI:10.1109/ASIANCON55314.2022.9908898.

  • Sujeeth A Vankudari, Navneet Raju, Anirudh Maiya, R Hebbar, D Uma, S.S. Shylaja, and Ganesha Raj K. (2021), "Performance of Different U-Net Architectures for Inventory of Coconut Plantations Using Cartosat-2 Multispectral Data" 2021 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS, 11-16 July 2021, Brussels, Belgium, Published: 12 October 2021, Publisher: IEEE Xplore. 2373-2376, D

  • Dinesh Sathyanarayanan, DV Anudeep, C Anjana Keshav Das, Sanat Bhanadarkar, D Uma, R Hebbar, K Ganesha Raj (2021), A Multiclass Deep Learning Approach for LULC Classification of Multispectral Satellite Images, IEEE India Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (InGARSS), 01-04 December 2020, Ahmedabad, India, Publisher: IEEE, Published: 23 February 2021, pp. 102-105, DOI: 10.1109/InGARSS48198.2020

  • D Uma, Arpan Ghoshal, Rohan Kamath (2021), CATAQ: Concise Answer to any Question, International Conference on Innovative Computing, Intelligent Communication and Smart Electrical Systems (ICSES), 24-25 September 2021, Chennai, India, Published: 16 December 2021, Publisher: IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/ICSES52305.2021.9633951.

  • Sanat Bhandarkar, Rutha Prasad, Vaibhav Agarwal, R Hebbar, D Uma, YB Venkata Reddy, Y Raghuramulu, K Ganesha Raj (2019), DEEP LEARNING AND STATISTICAL MODELS FOR DETECTION OF WHITE STEM BORER DISEASE IN ARABICA COFFEE, The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XLII-3/W6, 2019 ISPRS-GEOGLAM-ISRS Joint Int. Workshop on "Earth Observatio

  • Shravanya Gangadhara, Swati Nagaraj Hasyagar, Uma Damotharan(2019), Deployable SDN architecture for network applications: an investigative survey, 5th International Conference on Advanced Computing & Communication Systems (ICACCS), 15-16 March 2019, Coimbatore, India, Published: 6 June 2019, Publisher: IEEE Xplore, pp.43-49, DOI: 0.1109/ICACCS.2019.8728347.

  • D Uma, S Thenmozhi, Rabin Hansda (2018), Analysis on Cognitive Thinking of an Assessment System Using Revised Bloom's Taxonomy, 5th IEEE International Conference on MOOCs, Innovation and Technology in Education (MITE), Publisher: IEEE Xplore, 30th December 2018, pp. 152-159, DOI: 10.1109/MITE.2017.00033.

  • S. Thenmozhi, D. Uma, K. Vikram (2017), Quantifying Yield Gap of Rice Production in Various Regions of Karnataka, IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing in Emerging Markets (CCEM), 19-21 October 2016, Published :19 January 2017, Bangalore, India, Publisher: IEEE Xplore, Publisher: CPS, pp. 136-140, DOI:10.1109/CCEM.2016.032.

  • Uma D., T. S. (2015), Ideas for E-Kranti of Agriculture through Digital India Initiative, 18th ISTE Karnataka State Level Annual Faculty Convention, PES Institute of Technology.

  • D. Uma, G. Roopa (2014), EFFECT OF INTERNAL HEAT GENERATION ON RAYLEIGH- BENARD CONVECTION IN FERROMAGNETIC LIQUIDS, Proceedings of 59th Congress of ISTAM, Alliance University, Bangalore, India, Dec. 17-20, 2014.

  • Uma D., Meena, Radhika (2014), Detection of Defective Cricket Balls using kNN Classifier, Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications, 1(1), 561-565.

  • Uma D., Pradeep G Siddheshwar, V. Ramachandra Murthy (2010), A Weak Non-Linear Analysis of Rayleigh-Benard Convection with Gravity Modulation, Proceedings of 37th National and 4th Int. Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power FMFP10, AM08, 910571-19, pp. 978-981.

  • Ramachandramurthy, V. and Uma D. (2007), Convection in Liquids with Temperature Dependent Viscosity under Terrestrial Gravity, ASIMMOD 2007, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

  • Uma D. and V. Ramachandra Murthy (2005), Finite Difference Solution of Darcy-Forchheimer Brinkman Flow and Heat Transfer Equations, National Conference on NCCMEA, pp. 118-122.


  • Bhavya Shivaraj, PG Siddheshwar, D Uma (2021), Effects of Variable Viscosity and Internal Heat Generation on Rayleigh-Benard Convection in Newtonian Dielectric Liquid, International Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics, Volume 7, Issue 3, Article number: 119, Publisher: Shanghai University, Publisher: Springer India, pp. 1-17.

  • P.G. Siddheshwar, D. Uma, Bhavya Shivaraj (2020), Linear and nonlinear stability of thermal convection in Newtonian dielectric liquid with field-dependent viscosity, The European Physical Journal Plus, Volume 135, Issue 2, Article number: 138, January 2020, Shanghai University, Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 1-15.

  • Roopa G. and Uma D. (2020), EFFECT OF INTERNAL HEAT GENERATION ON RAYLEIGH-BENARD CONVECTION IN FERROMAGNETIC LIQUIDS, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 3, Publisher: Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering, pp. 3482-3488.

  • P.G. Siddheshwar, D Uma, S. Bhavya (2019), Effects of variable viscosity and temperature modulation on linear Rayleigh-Benard convection in Newtonian dielectric liquid, Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Volume 40, Issue 11, Shanghai University, pp. 1601-1614.

  • V Ramachandramurthy, D Uma, N. Kavitha (2019), Effect of non-inertial acceleration on heat transport by Rayleigh-Benard 'magnetoconvection in Boussinesq-Stokes suspension with variable heat source, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562 Volume 14, Number 9, pp. 2126-2133.

  • Uma D., Anusha B., S. Harshitha, P. Divya Ramesh, Uma D., Lalith Narayan C. (2019), Multi-Classification and Automatic Text Summarization of Kannada News Articles, International Journal of Computer Applications, 181(38), pp. 24-29.

  • Ramachandramurthy, V., Uma, D., & Kavitha, N. (2019), Effect of non-inertial acceleration on heat transport by Rayleigh-Benard magnetoconvection in Boussinesq Stokes suspension with variable heat source, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 14(9), pp. 2126-2133.

  • Roopa, G., and Uma D. (2019), Effect of Variable Viscosity on Linear Thermal Convection in Ferromagnetic Liquids under Terrestrial Gravity Condition, International Journal of Mathematics Trends and Technology (IJMTT), 65(12), pp.166-170.

  • Siddheshwar, P. G., Ramachandramurthy V., Uma D. (2011), Rayleigh-Benard and Marangoni magnetoconvection in Newtonian liquid with thermorheological effects, International Journal of Engineering Science, Volume 49, Issue 10, Publisher: Pergamon, pp. 1078-1094.


  • Uma Damotharan, Ramachandra Murthy Venkatesh (2018), Convection in Couple-Stress Fluids, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 11 July 2018, 256 pages, ISBN-10:3659552593, ISBN- 13:8206;978-3659552595.

  • Muttaraju, C., Prabhu, R. N., Sheetal, S., Uma, D., & Shylaja, S. S. (2022), IFF: An Intelligent Fashion Forecasting System, Part of the "Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies" book series (LNDECT, Volume 142), Springer, Singapore, pp. 487-498, DOI:10.1007/978-981-19-3391-2_37.

  • Uma D., Ramamohan Kashyap Abhilash, Choudhary Anurag, Vaka Avinash (2020), Lecture Video Summarization Using Subtitles, 2nd EAI International Conference on Big Data Innovation for Sustainable Cognitive Computing (BDCC 2019), Coimbatore, India, December 12-13, 2019, Part of book series in EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series (EAISICC), Springer, pp. 83-92, October 202

  • V Ramachandramurthy, D Uma, N Kavitha (2021), Linear and non-linear instability analysis of the onset of magnetoconvection in couple-stress fluids with thermorheological effect, In the book "Mathematical Fluid Mechanics", 2021, pp. 143-162, Publisher: De Gruyter, DOI:10.1515/9783110696080-007.

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