Computer Science

Asha Kurian

Research Scholar

Ms. Asha Kurian completed her Masters in Computer Application from Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore in 2003 and was awarded the Master of Philosophy degree from Dr.M.G.R, University, Chennai in 2014. Apart from imparting quality education, she has guided and mentored students as part of her association with various premier educational institutions across the country, over a span of more than a decade. Ms. Asha is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in the broad domain of digital image processing and computer vision with a focus on facial affect recognition and generative modeling using deep learning.


  • PhD (pursuing), PES University 2019
  • MPhil., Dr. M.G.R University, Chennai 2014
  • Master of Computer Application, Coimbatore Institute of Technology 2003


  • Assistant Professor, PES University, 2016-2019
  • Assistant Professor, Dr.M.G.R University, Chennai, 2014-2015
  • Lecturer, Bishop Cotton Women's Christian College, Bangalore, 2011-2012
  • Lecturer, Shri Shikshayatan College, Kolkata, 2007-2010


  • Qualified in the UGC NET examination, December 2018

Research Interest

  • Generative modeling using Deep Learning
  • Facial Affect Recognition
  • Digital Image and Video Processing


  • Kurian, Asha, M. Josephine, and V. Jeyabalaraja. "Scaling down dimensions and feature extraction in document repository classification." International Journal of Data Mining Techniques and Applications (2014).
  • Kurian, Asha, and Viji Vinod. "Reinforced learning to enhance life skills in the Autistic: An Artificial Neural Network Approach." Global Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics (GJPAM) 11.1: 2015.