|Other designations:||Head, Department of Computer Science|
|Specialisation:||Computational Intelligence (Fuzzy Systems, Genetic Algorithms), Nature Inspired Computing, Image Processing|
|Course Offered:||Computer Graphics and Visualization, Image Processing, Nature Inspired Computing, Computational Intelligence|
|Brief Profile:||Dr. R. Rajesh is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Central University of Kerala (Tejaswini Hills, Peryia P.O., Kasaragod -671316, Kerala, India). He has completed B.Sc. Mathematics (with 96% of marks from Fatima Mata National College, Kollam) and M.Sc. Computer Science (4th Rank with 81% of marks from University of Kerala) in the years 1996 and 1998 respectively. He has completed his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2005 from University of Kerala under the guidance of Professor Dr. M.R. Kaimal on the topic titled “Fuzzy Models and Model Based Control for Nonlinear Systems”. He has five years fulltime research experience including four years of experience in RESPOND project, funded by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), titled “Development of Methodologies based on Neuro Fuzzy and Genetic Algorithms for Modeling and Control of Systems”.
He has one year industrial postdoctoral training as a Senior Research Associate/Research Consultant in Network Systems Technologies (NeST) Pvt. Ltd., Thiruvananthapuram. He has also done his Post-Doctoral training in Medical Imaging on the topic titled “Influence of noise in Human Brain” under the guidance of Dr. C. Kesavadas, Department of Radiology and Interventional, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology in June 2007. He has worked as an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Central University of Bihar (6th May 2013 – 7th Feb. 2016) and as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Applications, Bharathiar University (20th Apr. 2005 – 3rd May 2013). He has also work experience at Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala (IIITM-K), University of Kerala, and Hindustan Latex Ltd.
He is recipient of IEEE Award for outstanding leadership & service and IEEE Award for the outstanding design project at University of Kerala – Kariavattom student branch in 2004. He is also the recipient of UGC-NET & JRF (1998), ISRO RESPOND Junior Research Fellowship (1999) and ISRO RESPOND Senior Research Fellowship (2001). His areas of interest include computational intelligence (fuzzy systems, genetic algorithms) and image processing. He is a member of IEEE, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society and Computer Society of India.