The faculty in the department are involved in research activity such as HCI, Software engineering, HPC, Cloud computing, Computer Networks, Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining. Interested students are encouraged to work with the faculty on various problems. Faculty research papers are published frequently in journals with high impact factor.


  • The Department of MCA is sanctioned with a grant of Rs.20 Lakh under K-FIST (L1) VGST,Government of Karnataka. for the proposal "Collaboration of Internet of Things (IOT) and High Performance Computing (HPC) for data Integration and Analytics for Healthcare and General Applications." Coordinator- DR.POORNIMA NATARAJA, Professor & Head, Department of MCA, DSCE


List of Guides and Area of Specialization

Guide Name Specialization
Dr. Poornima Nataraja

Human Computer Interaction

Dr. Samitha Khaiyum

Embedded Systems


Integral Transforms
Image Processing
Computational Mathematics

Dr. Manjunath Web Services
Dr. K.C.Gowda

Computational Mathematics
Remote Engineering

List of Faculty Members with Doctorates

Name Area Specialization
Dr. Poornima Nataraja Human Computer Interface
Dr. Samitha Khaiyum Software Engineering for Embedded Systems
Dr. Suma S Parallel Computing

List of Research Scholars

Sl. No Name of the Research Scholar Area of Specialization Year of Registration
1 Vibha M B Cloud Computing 2012
2 Suchitha S Computer Networks 2014
3 Mahendra Kumar Remote Sensing Applications on Agriculture 2009
4 Rakshitha Kiran Machine Learning 2016

Research scholars Details

Sl.No. Candidate Name Course|Ph.D Candidate USN Year of Registration Research Topic Status
Dr. Y S Kumaraswamy
1. Dr. Samitha Khaiyum Ph.D 1DS10PEN12 November 2010 A Modified FMEA Approach to Enhance Quality of Software of Real Time Embedded Systems AWARDED
2. Mallikarjuna S Ph.D 1DS11PEM01 May 2011 Mathematical and Statistical analysis and power delivery design for 3D ICs using TSV Technologies Completed Comprehensive Viva
3. Biswajit Pal Ph.D 1DS13PEN11 November 2013 Software Models and Computing Techniques for Self Driving Vehicles To take up Comprehensive viva
4. Maisnam Niranjan Singh Ph.D 1DS15PEJ21 February 2015 Study of Real Time Predictive Analytics algorithms for streaming data using Apache Spark on Distributed systems. To take up Comprehensive viva
Dr. Manjunath
5. Senan Ali Abd Ph.D 1DS13PEN10 December 2013 An Improvement Image Transport protocol using Cross-Layer Technique for Mobile Ad- Hoc Network Submitted Thesis
Dr. K C Gouda
6. Nagaraj Bhat Ph.D 1DS13PEN13 November 2013 Weather Informatics Using Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System in High Performance Computing Environment To submit thesis shortly
Dr. Poornima Nataraja
7. Suma S N Ph.D 1DS16PEJ13 June 2015 Computer Assisted Cognitive Modeling of Healthcare Diagnostics To complete Coursework examinations
8. Bharathi M P Ph.D Yet to be allotted July 2017 A Viable Approach for Heterogeneous Data Processing using Machine Learning To take up Coursework examinations
9. Manjula S Ph.D Yet to be allotted December 2017   To take up Coursework examinations
10. Manikanta K PhD Yet to be allotted February 2018 PCKA for Mining and Segmentation of Radiological images To take up Coursework examinations
Dr. Smitha Rao
11. Srivatsala V Ph.D Yet to be allotted June 2015 Design and Development of Optimized Framework for Digital Branding in Healthcare using Big Data Analytics To take up Coursework examinations
Dr. Samitha Khaiyum
12. Sangamesh M Magi Ph.D Yet to be allotted December 2017 Cognitive Vision Approaches for Identification and Analysis of Diseases in Greenhouse Crops To take up Coursework examinations

Funded Projects

Sl No Name of the Granting Authority Name of the Faculty Grant Amount Year of Sanction Title Status
1 VTU-VGST Dr. Kumaraswamy and Mrs. Vibha M B Rs. 1,60,000 2011 Faculty Development Programme on Cloud Computing Completed
  • An Autonomous Institute Affiliated to VTU, Approved by AICTE & UGC

  • Accredited by NBA & NAAC with 'A' grade.

Contact Info

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