Faculty Profile

Ms. Lakshmi Nandakumar
Assistant Professor (Special Grade)



Ms. Lakshmi Nandakumar done Betch in Electronics & Instrumentation from FISAT during 2009 and Mtech in VLSI and Embedded Systems from Model engineering college during 2012.

She is a university rank holder for both BTech and MTech. She has qualified the prestigious GATE exam 3 times in Instrumentation branch. She has 6 papers to her credit – in international conferences/ journals. Her areas of interest include programming, processors and embedded systems.

Educational Qualification

Examination  Name of the Qualification Institution &University  Year of passing  

% Of marks obtained

Division/ Class/Grade Branch/Discipline


 B-Tech FISAT, M.G. University 2009 85.21% IInd Rank, 1st Class with distinction


Electronics and Instrumentation (Full Time)



M-Tech Government Model Engineering College, CUSAT 2012 9.38 cgpa IInd Rank ,1st Class with distinction(9.33) VLSI and Embedded Systems (Full Time)

Awards and honours



  • Received 3000 Euros and award from Michael Kellner, Parliamentary State Secretary of Germany for Xplore 2023 awards for the project “Water management at home for sustainable world using IOT” held at Germany in October 2023. The project also received Research support valued 3500 Euros (2.8 lakh Rupees Approx).
  • Received IEEE Kreepa award 2023 for mentoring the team for student awards.
  • Mentor of the Student project turned Start-up company Rastelx Technologies Private Limited which is focused on IT Services and product Development (Registration Certificate Number : DIPP112188 – Sept 2022)
  • Received Special Mention award and cash Prize of Rs. 10,000 for “She Power Hackathon” conducted by KSUM in Association with US State Department in Dec 2020 for developing PINKPAL – Woman Security App.
  • Mentor of the team which won best innovator award and cash prize of Rs. 35,000 for developing an app for providing Fair price for farmers’ produce for SHARC TANK conducted by IEDC and KSUM in May 2022.
  • Received appreciation from MLA, Angamaly in August 2021 for developing Sevafarm – mobile app and website to be used by farmer’s consortium, Manjapra, Angamaly and shop keepers to avoid mediators during marketing.
  • Received certificate and honorarium of Rs. 80,000 from MHRD for being a part of NPTEL text translation project to convert four NPTEL Courses to regional language during Sept 2020 to November 2023.
  • Have been award top Mentorship award for 9 consecutive times by NPTEL for mentoring students to be all India toppers/ Elite scorers for various courses (2017 – till date)
  • Have been all India top scorer for 4 NPTEL courses (2018 – till date)
  • Have qualified GATE exam in Instrumentation in 3 years – 2010, 2013, 2015
  • Reviewer of IEEE International Conference – ICSPC2022 (Dec 2022, Malaysia), IEEE ICNGIS 2022 (July 2022, India)

Research & Publications


  • Automatic Respiratory Disease Classification on an Embedded Platform – Paper presented at National Conference – NCCCIE 2012, held at May 2012 at Ernakulam. Published in conference proceedings.
  • A novel algorithm for Spirometric signal processing and classification by evolutionary approach its implementation on an ARM embedded platform –2013 IEEE International Conference on Control Communication and Computing (ICCC), 2013, pp. 384-387, doi: 10.1109/ICCC.2013.6731684. Published in IEEE Xplore.
  • Implementation of an Automatic End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Disorder Detection System using K-Means Clustering on an Embedded Platform -International Journal of Advanced Research in Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation, DEC 2016, Volume 5, Issue 12, pp. 8844- 8848
  • Real Time Water Contamination Monitor using Cloud, IoT and Embedded Platforms-2020 International Conference on Smart Electronics and Communication (ICOSEC), 2020, pp. 854-858, doi: 10.1109/ICOSEC49089.2020.9215276. Published in IEEE Xplore
  • Smart Bin for Solid Waste Management in Cities – Published in the Journal of Applied Science, Engineering,Technology and ManagementVol.1, Issue 1, June 2023pp. 11 -15



Ms. Lakshmi Nandakumar

Asst. Professor (Special Grade), Department of Electronics and Instrumentation.

Room No: SB 203