Authors : Thyagarajan

Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering – 2nd Edn

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Dr.T. Thyagarajan is the Professor of the Departmentof Instrumentation Engineering, M.I.T - Campus, Anna University, Chennai. Heobtained B.Tech degree from Government Engineering College, Anantapur, M.E.Degree from M.S. University, Baroda; Ph.D from Anna University, Chennai. Healso pursued Post-Doctoral Research at National Taiwan University, Taipei. Hehas been engaged in teaching and research for the past 27 years and activelyinvolved in educational administration for over one and half decades. As theHOD, he established state-of-art laboratory facilities worth ` 4 Crores. Hereceived `Sisir Kumar’ Award for publishing best research paper. He alsoreceived Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu Award for guiding bestU.G. project. He secured R&D funding from AICTE, UGC, DST & DIT andalso through Industry-Institute interaction worth ` 1 Crore. He has publishedover 90 research papers in national/international journals/conferenceproceedings and guided 4 Ph.Ds. Six more are in the advanced stage ofcompletion. He made technical visits to many countries like U.S.A. Middle-East,Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Japan, Spain, Germany and South Africa. Heis a senior member of IEEE and life member of IE(I), ISTE, SSI and ISO(I).Currently he is the youngest Chairman of IEEE Madras section. He was also amember of Academic Council, Anna University and University of Madras, Chennai. Histeaching and research interests include: Electrical drives, auto tuning, sensornetworking, process modeling and control using fuzzy logic, neural networks andgenetic algorithm.