Dr. Subhash Kulkarni

  • Teaching


A passionate Teacher, started Teaching as a career in 1989 in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering in P D A College of Engineering, Gulbarga. Was fortunate to pursue PhD under the able Guidance of Prof. B N Chatterji, E&ECE Department, IIT Kharagpur. Prof. B N Chatterji is one of the Pioneers and first few for initiating research in Image Processing in India. Apart from Teaching, Research interests include Image Processing, Control Systems, blending Vedic Maths into Technology. Administrative experience include 6 years in Heading Engineering Institution as Principal at Jayaprakash Narayan College of Engineering, Mahabubnagar. Department Head in PESIT Bangalore South Campus since 2012. Have deep interests in rendering Scientific Insights to Spirituality. Being Disciple of Spiritual Master H H Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Ambassador of Peace, have been senior faculty in The Art of Living (Volunteer Organization), spreading the ancient wisdom of India and conducting Healing Breath workshops across communities.


  • B.E in Electronics & Communication Engineering, P D A College of Engineering, Gulbarga (Karnataka) Affiliated to Gulbarga University, 1988

  • M.Tech in Electronics Design & Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1995

  • PhD, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal, 2002


  • Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Professor, P D A College of Engineering, 1989 - 2006

  • Professor and Principal, Jayaprakash Narayan College of Engineering, Mahaboobnagar, Telangana, 2007 - 2012

  • Professor and Head, Department of E&CE, PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore South Campus, Bengaluru, 2012 - 2019

  • Professor and Principal (VTU), PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore South Campus, Bengaluru, 2020 - Till Date


  • Stood 3rd to University in UG in 1988

  • Fellow of Institution of Engineers and Fellow of IETE

  • Member, Board of Examiners, BoS in ECE (VTU)

  • Worked as Member, Board of Studies in ECE, Osmania University, Hyderabad

  • Member, Board of Governors, Shetty Institute of Technology, Kalaburagi (Karnataka)

  • Academic Advisor, Department of ECE, Bellari Institute of Technology and Management, Bellari (Autonomous under VTU)

  • Delivered more than 40 Invited Talks in the area of Signal Processing, Image Processing, Math models in Signal Processing

  • Seeded more than 10 Faculty Development and Research Workshops

  • Conducted Tutorial and Invited Sessions in International and National Conferences

  • Coordinated Virtual FDP in Excellent Teaching Practices in Computer Science and Information Technology in October, 2020 with more than 20 Resource Persons from Premier Institutes including Panel Discussion in coordination with VTU Regional Office Kalaburagi and IIIT Allahabad

  • Conducted solo sessions on Invitation for 5 Day Special Lecture Series on Math Models in Image Processing at BEC Bagalkot in 2006


  • UG Level - Control Systems, Image Processing, Machine Learning

  • PG Level - Computer Vision, Video Processing, Adaptive Signal Processing, Research Methologies


  • Administration Head, Department of ECE, PESIT Bangalore South Campus since 2012

  • Professor and Principal, PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore South Campus (affiliated to VTU) since Jan., 2020

  • Research Coordinator & Head, ECE Research Centre (recognized and affiliated to VTU), Department of ECE, PESIT, Bangalore South Campus.

Research Interest

  • Image Processing, Fast Architectures using Vedic Mathematics, Control Systems

Research Guidance

  • Guided 10 Research Scholars towards PhD

  • Currently Guiding 3 Research Scholars towards PhD


  • Published more than 55 Papers in National and International Conferences


  • Published more than 65 Papers in National and International Journals

 Staff Contacts
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