Pallapa Venkataram
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Acted as a reviewer for the following Journals/conferences

  • Information Fusion Journal (Elsevier)
  • ACM Transactions on Information and System Security.
  • Journal of Indian Institute of Science,
  • Journal of Computer Science and Informatics
  • Journal of the Instruments Society of India
  • Journal of Inst. of Electronics and Telecommunication engineers (IETE)
  • ACM conference on MMCN (multimedia computing and networking) 2003
  • IEEE Infocom 2003
  • HPC Asia Conference 2002
  • Fifth IEEE Symposium on Parallel and Distributed processing (SPDP'93), Dallas, USA, Dec 1-4, 1993.
  • Discussion Meeting on Recent advances in signal processing and communication (SPCOM'93), Bangalore,
    Jan 18-20, 1993.
  • VLSI Design'91, the Fourth CSI/IEEE Intl. Symposium on VLSI Design, New Delhi, Jan 5-8, 1991.


  • Ed Taylor, Integrating TCP/IP into SNA, BPB Publications, New Delhi, 1993, Review published in the CSI Jl. of
    Comput. Sci., and Informatics. JT McCann, Netware Programmer's Guide, BPB Publications, New Delhi, 1993,
  • Review published in the CSI Jl. of Comput. Sci., and Informatics. Kapur, Computer Viruses Prevention, detection and Removal, BPB Publications, 1993,
  • Review published in the Jl. of Indian Inst. of Science. SP Garg and C Singhal, Fortran and Engineering Applications, Printice-Hall , New Delhi, 1991, the review published in the Jl. of Inst. of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE).

Other contributions and Academic/Technical activities

  • Member of the project evaluation committee which organizes project-viva to the ME-students.
  • Evaluation of student projects
  • Member of the DCC (Departmental Curriculum Committee)
  • In-charge of the departmental work-shop
  • In-charge of the departmental central computing facilities

Work done for the Institute

  • Member of many selection committees for staff (Lecturers, Scientific Officers, Scientific Assistants, etc.) appointments
  • Senate nominee for M.Sc (Engg) and Ph.D Comprehensive examinations for students of EE and CSA departments.
  • Acted as a member of many staff evaluation committees for various departments of the Institute.
  • Assisted in conducting GATE examination
  • Valuation of answer scripts of GATE and the Institute entrance examination

Work done for the continuing education

Offered following courses under proficiency programme:
  1. Operating Systems
  2. Structured Programming

Professional service rendered to other Institutions/Industry/Research Organizations

  • An advisor for selection of for Indian services by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission), Government of India.
  • Expert Panel Member, DOEACC (Department of Electronics, Govt. of India, ACCredation) Society, New Delhi.
  • Member of the selection/promotion advisory committee for appointment/promoting of engineers at:
    1. TIFR
    2. BEL
    3. ISRO-ISAC
    4. DRDO
    5. CDOT etc.
  • Delivered invited lectures at BEL for probationary engineers
  • Delivered special lectures at TCS on expert systems and at KIONICS on computer communication
  • Special lectures on protocol conformance testing delivered at University of Maryland (UMBC), USA
  • Associated with Bharat Electronic Ltd (BEL) in conducting the training programme to the probationary engineers.
  • Participated in the Computer Selection Committee as an expert to select computer systems to the Sri Krishadevaraya University, Anantapur.