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Workshops/FDPs/Seminars conducted
  • As a Deputy Director for Academic Staff College, conducted more than 100 training programs, workshops, refresher programs, etc at VIT Chennai from 2015 to 2018.
  • Organized a workshop on Network Simulator 3 on 31st August and 1st September 2017 as part of TechnoVIT 2017.
  • More than 6 workshops organized on “MANETs, VANETs and Sensor Networks” during 2012, 2013, 2014.
  • Organized a workshop titled “Network Simulator 2” at VIT Chennai campus during February 2011.
  • Organized a workshop titled "Effective ELearning Tools and Techniques" conducted at VIT University on 22nd March 2010. Also acted as a resource person for "ELearning using Drupal".
  • Coordinated as a resource person for the workshop titled “Workshop on Network Simulation” conducted at VIT University during 4th April 2009. 

Workshop/Seminars Attended

  • Attended a three-day faculty development program on Student Induction program conducted by AICTE at Panimalar Engineering College, Chennai during 27th to 29th August 2018.
  • Participated in the hands on training course on “Internet of Things”organized by ERNET India, Bangalore and ECE Department, Indian Institute of Science held on 10th to 12th September 2015. 
  • Attended a seminar on “Emotional Intelligence” conducted by Cognizant Technology solutions during February 2013.
  • Attended two days International Conference on Internet Computing and Information Communication conducted by ICICIGLOBAL during February 2012.
  • Attended one day seminar on “Leveraging the Cloud for industrial Advantage” conducted by ICTACT at Le Royal Meridian, Chennai during August 2011.
  • Attended two day workshop on “Mobile Application Development” conducted at College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University during March 2011.
  • Attended five day workshop on “Mission 10X Programme” on Teaching Skills conducted by Wipro Technologies from 20th to 24th July 2009 at VIT University
  • Attended a Faculty Development Programme on “Mobile Networking, Computing & Applications” for a period of 11 days from 25th June to 11th July 2009 at VIT University.
  • Attended four day seminar on at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for Great Indian Developer Summit 2009 conducted by Salt March Media, Bangalore during April 22- 25 2009.
  • Attended one day “Project Management Education and Career opportunities” during 19th January 2009.
  • Attended five day training cum seminar on “Storage Technology Foundation” conducted by EMC Corporation at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai during 2nd June 2008 to 6th June 2008.
  • Attended a CII Conference on Automotive Electronics at Satyam Computers, Karapakkam Chennai and Park Sheraton, Chennai on 31st August 2007.
  • Attended a workshop on “Advances in Communication Systems“conducted by Embedded Systems association of India and Software Technology Parks of India at Le Royal Meridian Chennai on 19th and 20th July 2007.
  • Attended a Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) on Automotive Electronics on 14-15 November 2006 at The Grand Ashok Bangalore conducted by Freescale Semiconductors.
  • Participated in the two day “Workshop on Automotive Software Engineering “ conducted by TIFAC CORE, VIT during September 2006
  • Attended a workshop titled “Mathcad and VisSim” at Paradigm Technologies, Adyar, Chennai during February 2005.
  • Attended a workshop titled “Artificial Neural Networks and its Application to Electrical Engineering” at Sri Muthukumaran Institute of Technology during 5th -6th February 2004
  • Attended a 6 day Faculty Development Program at SSN College of Engineering titled “Embedded Architecture” conducted by the Anna University, Chennai 24th to 29th November 2003.
  • Attended a workshop titled “Embedded Systems” at Sri Muthukumaran Institute of Technology during 24th to 25th January 2003.


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About Me

Dr. Pradeep Kumar TS, PhDACM Distinguished Speaker Associate Professor,  School of Computing Science and Engineering,Vellore Institute of Technology - Chennai Campus
My YouTube Channel - Engineering Clinic

Has about 19 years of teaching experience and 1 year of industrial experienceHave Hands-On-Experience in field of Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor networks, Network Modelling and Simulation, Embedded real time systems, Elearning Methodologies.Has published more than 10 papers in various international journals/conferencesHands on experience in Linux Operating System to the System/Kernel level. Implemented and trained almost all teaching methodologies (chalk and talk, Projector based, collaborative learning, peer learning and flipped classroom)Deployed and administering Open Source Learning Management system (LMS) MOODLE in the campus caters to 300 teachers and 7000 students with various activities including Course management, Quizzes, Assignment, Laboratory Record submission, etc.(htt…


PhD                 School of Computing Science and Engineering, Vellore Institute of                                                        Technology, Vellore, 2017 Thesis: Stochastic Power Modelling of Sensors For Mission Critical IoT Systems
ME                 Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai 2005, 7.87CGPA

BE            Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Bargur, Madras University, 1998, 75.57%

My Creations

Blended and MOOC Learning
MOODLE a Course Management System is currently in use at VIT Chennai that caters to more than 
9000 users of this university (

Big Blue Button, A Virtual Classroom software that caters to 5000+ users of this university for online 
classrooms where the students and faculty can be from anywhere in the world interact together.

Virtual programming Laboratory (Jail Server) is deployed for online coding events and automated 
source code verification using test cases and hidden test cases. This also caters to 5000+ users of this 

Created my own Linux distribution that powers the entire VIT Chennai Campus (Computer 
Science and Engineering) with more than 85% of the laboratories converted to Linux.

Conducted more than 70+ workshops on Network Simulation workshops in various parts of the country.

Conducted more than 15 training programmes in MOODLE.

Conducted more than 10 training programmes in Linux and Open Source Technologies.

Deployed a MO…