Dr. Venugopal K R

IEEE Fellow and ACM Distinguished Educator
Principal, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore University

Honors, Awards and Medals : Seventy Seven (77)

  1. ACM Distinguished Educator for contributions to Computer Science Engineering Education New York, USA, 30th November, 2016.

  2. Sri K B Munivenkata Reddy Life Time Achievement Award, 2016 – 2017, HASB Education Society, 15.9.2016.

  3. Best Teacher Award : Cognizant Technology Solutions CTS : July 2016.

  4. IEEE Fellow for contributions to Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Education, New York, USA, 1st January, 2016.

  5. Chanakya Award : Communicator for Academic Excellence, PRCI, New Delhi, 13th March, 2015.

  6. Best Past Chairman Award, PRCI, New Delhi, 13th March, 2015.

  7. Teacher Extraordinare Award, ISBR Business School Award, Bangalore 7th September 2014.

  8. Distinguished Alumunus Award, St. Joseph College, 2013.

  9. Best Chairman Award : Public Relation Council of India, 23rd February, 2013.

  10. Rotary International District 3190, Vocational Excellence Award, 16th February, 2013.

  11. Hamsa Rathna Award, for Exemplary Contribution to Education, by Hamsajyothi, October 17, 2012, Bangalore.

  12. Eminent Engineer Award, 152 Visvesvaraya Birthday Celebrations, Institution of Engineer, India, September 15, 2012, Bangalore.

  13. Bharathratna Sir M Visvesvaraya Global Leadership, award for Excellence in Environment, Social Work, Education, Health, Gulbarga University, 2012.

  14. Hall of Fame, Public Relation Council of India, Mumbai, 13th Ferbruary 2012.

  15. Award of Excellence for Higher Education and Research, by 26th Indian Engineering Congress, 18th December 2011.

  16. Bharathratna Sir M Visvesvaraya Global Leadership, award for Excellence in Environment, Social Work, Education, Health, Visvesvaraya Technical University, Karnataka, 2011.

  17. Sir M Visvesvaraya Award for Academic Excellence, Samarpana 2011.

  18. Listed in the Who’s Who in America, 2009 till date.

  19. Listed in the Directory of Marquis Who’s Who in the World, New York, 1995 till date.

  20. Anna University National Award for Outstanding Academics – 2010.

  21. Karnataka State Government Award for Book Writing Rs. 1 Lakh, 2009.

  22. Karnataka State Government Award for Book Writing Rs. 5 Lakhs, 2008.

  23. Best M.E Project Award under TEQIP: A Distributed Coverage and Connectivity Centric Techniques to Select Minimum Number of Active Nodes in Wireless Sensor Networks, 2008.

  24. Listed in the Marquis Who’s Who In Asia, New York, 2007.

  25. IEEE Bangalore Section – Outstanding Service Award 2006 – 2007.

  26. Listed in the Directory of Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, New York, 1997 – 2007.

  27. UP Government National Award for an outstanding work done in the specified areas of Engineering, Technology and Book writing, 2006.

  28. IEEE Outstanding Student Branch Counsellor Award 2004 – 2005.

  29. Kempe Gowda Award for achievement in the field of Science and Technology, 2000.

  30. Chethana Sri 2000 award for service in the field of Education, 2000.

  31. Listed in the Directory of two thousand scientists of the twentieth century, International Biography, London, 1999.

  32. Listed in Marquis Who’s Who In Finance and Industry of the World, New York, 1998.

  33. Listed in the Asia’s Who’s Who, 1998.

  34. Listed in Directory of Five thousand Personalities of the World, ABI, U.S.A, 1996.

  35. Listed in the Dictionary of International Biography, London, 1995.

  36. Recipient of Kulapathi Silver Medal in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1987.

  37. Recipient of Kulapathi Gold Medal for the best student in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1987.

  38. Recipient of ESKAYEF award for the outstanding student in Personnel Management, Principles and Practices, 1987.

  39. KSFC award for the best student in Laws of Industrial Relations, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bangalore, 1987.

  40. KSFC award for the outstanding student in Labor Welfare and Social security, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bangalore, 1987.

  41. RM award for the best student in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1987.

  42. Sankaranthi Agarabathi Award, for the best student paper in Advertising and Public Relations, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1986.

  43. First prize in Quiz Competition, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, March 1986.

  44. Recipient of National Hindi Scholarship, 1972.

  45. Best Student award in Science, St. Joseph’s Indian High School, Bangalore, 1973.

  46. Best Student award in Maths, St. Joseph’s Indian High School, Bangalore, 1973.

  47. Recipient of National Merit Scholarship, 1972.

  48. Hindustan Pencils award for the outstanding student in Eighth Standard, St. Joseph Indian High School, Bangalore, 1970.

  49. Best Paper Awards:

  50. Best Paper Award : E G Prathima, H Laxmikant, A Naveen, K R Venugopal, S S Iyengar, and L M Patnaik. DAMS: Data Aggregation using Mobile Sink in Wireless Sensor Networks, in the Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Communication and Broadcast Networking (ICCBN-2017), ACM, Bangalore, February 20-23, 2017.

  51. Best Paper Award : Prathap U, Deepa Shenoy P, and Venugopal K R, “CMNTS: Catching Malicious Nodes with Trust Support in Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE, TENSYMP, Bali, Indonesia, 9-11 May, 2016

  52. Best Paper Award : Prathap U, Deepa Shenoy P, and Venugopal K R, “CPMTS: Catching Packet Modifiers with Trust Support in Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE, WIECON, 2015, pp. 255-258, Dhaka, Bangladesh, BUET, 19-20 December, 2015

  53. Best Paper Award : Arunalatha J S, Tejaswi V, Shaila K, Dinesh Anvekar, Venugopal K R, S S Iyengar , L M Patnaik. “FIVDL: Fingerprint Image Verification using Dictionary Learning,” In the Proceedings of Eleventh International Multi-Conference on Information Processing (IMCIP-2015), Bangalore, Proccedia of Computer Science and Elsevier, vol. 54, ISSN : 1877-0509, pp. 482-490, August 21-23, 2015.

  54. Best Paper Award : Sejal Desai, Vinuth Chandrasheker, Vijay Mathapati, Venugopal K. Rajuk, Sundaraja S. Iyengar and Lalit M. Patnaik, “RSR : Related Search Recommendation with User Feedback Session”, In the Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Data Mining 2015, Spain, ISBN : 978-989-8533-39-5, pp. 19-27, July 21-24, 2015.

  55. Best Paper Award :Vishwa Kiran S, Ramesh Prasad, Thriveni J, Venugopal K R and L M Patnaik, “Mobile Cloud Computing for Medical Applications”, 11th IEEE India Conference – INDICON, Pune, ISBN : 978-1-4799-5362-2, pp. 1-6, December 11-13, 2014.

  56. Best Paper Award : Thippeswamy B M, Raghavendra M, Reshma S, Shaila K, Venugopal K R, S S Iyengar, L M Patnaik, “CADR : Congestion Alleriation using Distance Based Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks”, 8th International Conference on Communication Networks, Bangalore, ISBN : 978-93-5107-253-9, pp. 265-273, July 25-27, 2014.

  57. Best Paper Award : N. Sathisha, Priya R, K. Suresh Babu, K. B. Raja, K. R.Venugopal and L. M. Patnaik “DTCWT Based High capacity Steganography using Coefficient replacement and Adaptive Scaling,” In the Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 2013), London, UK, ISBN : 978-0-8194-9996-7, pp. 906710 – 906715, November 16-17, 2013.

  58. Best Paper Award : Asha S Manek, Pallavi R P, Veena H Bhat, P Deepa Shenoy, M. Chandra Mohan, Venugopal K R, L M Patnaik “SentReP: Sentiment Classification of Movie Reviews using Efficient Repetitive Pre-Processing”, In the Proceedings of IEEE TENCON 2013 Conference, ISBN :978-1-4799-2825-5, pp. 1-5, October 22-25, 2013.

  59. Best Paper Award : Shiva Prakash T, Chandrashekar H S, Raja K B, Suresh Babu K, Venugopal K R, S S Iyengar, L M Patnaik, “Traffic – Differentiated Two-Hop Routing for Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of Seventh International Conference on Communication Networks (ICCN-2013), Elsevier Publications, ISBN : 978-93-5107-104-4, pp. 18-30, August 9-11, 2013.

  60. Best Paper Award : G Sunilkumar, Shivaprakash K, Thriveni J, K R Venugopal, L M Patnaik, “Cognition Based Malicious Node Detection for Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Wireless Networks”, International Conference on Instrumentation, Communication, Control and Automation, Kalasalingam University, Tamil Nadu, India, pp. 24-30, January 3-5, 2013.

  61. Best Paper Award : Vidya A, Manohar V, Shwetha V P, K. R. Venugopal, and L M Patnaik, ”Dimensionality Reduction for Efficient Classification of DNA Repair Genes”, In 6th International Conference on Information Processing, Bangalore, ISBN : 978-3-642-31686-9, pp. 536–545, August 10-12, 2012.

  62. Best Paper Award : Ramachandra A C, Vineetha M, K B Raja, K R Venugopal and L M Patnaik, “Dual Transformation based Face Recognition using Matching Level Fusion,” IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, ISBN : 978-93-822208-13-6, pp. 74-79, 2012.

  63. Best Paper Award : Chetana Hegde, P Deepa Shenoy, Venugopal K R and L M Patnaik, “FKP Biometrics for Human Authentication using Gabor Wavelets”, IEEE – TENCON, at Bali, Indonesia, ISSN : 2159-3442, p-ISBN : 978-1-4577-0256-3, pp. 238-244, November 21-24, 2011.

  64. Best Paper Award : Srikantaiah K C, Srikanth P L, Tejaswi V, Shaila K, Venugopal K R, Iyengar S S and L M Patnaik, “PCF-Engine, A Fact Based Search Engine in Computer Networks and Intelligent Computing”, Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Information Processing, Springer Verlag, CCIS, Bangalore, e-ISBN : 978-3-642-22786-8, p-ISBN : 978-3-642-22785-1, ISSN: 1865-0929, pp. 113-122, August 5, 2011.

  65. Best Paper Award : Sivasankari H, Leelavathi R, Shaila K, Venugopal K.R., S S Iyengar, L M Patnaik, “Dynamic Cooperative Routing (DCR) in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Advances in Communication, Network, and Computing, vol. 108, pp 87-92, ACEEE, CNC, February 2012.

  66. Best Paper Award : Prakash G L, Prathibha A B, Vikram K, Yasaswini K, Rekha M S, Tejaswi V, Thriveni J, Venugopal K R, L M Patnaik “EEAPA: Energy Efficient Adaptive Precision Allocation for Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Conference on Information Processing, pp. 281-290, ISBN 978-93-80578-46-0, 2010.

  67. Best Paper Award : Veena H Bhat, Prasanth G Rao, Deepa Shenoy, Venugopal K R, L M Patnaik, “Simple k-means Clustering with CART to Enhance Classifier Accuracy”, In Proceedings of Third International Conference on Information Processing, Bangalore, ISBN : 978-93-80026-72-5, pp. 395-400, August 7-9, 2009.

  68. Best Paper Award : Srinivasa K G, Archana, Reshma, Poornima, Venugopal K R and L M Patnaik, “Combinatorial Approach to Key Generation using Multiple Key Spaces for Wireless Sensor Networks”, In IEEE Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications, ADCOM 2008, MIT, Chennai, e-ISBN : 978-1-4244-2963-9, p-ISBN : 978-1-4244-2962-2, pp. 279-284, December 14-17, 2008.

  69. Best Paper Award: S H Manjula, Krupa R, Saba K, Lalithamma N, Kavitha L, Shaila K, L Nalini, Venugopal K R, L M Patnaik, “GRADE: Energy Efficient Gradient Algorithm for Dead End in Wireless Sensor Networks”, In Proceedings of International Conference on Information Processing (ICIP), Bangalore, ISBN : 978-81-906942-4-7, pp. 544-556, August 8-10, 2008.

  70. Best Paper Award: Vibha L, Venkatesh M, Prasanth G. Rao, Suhas N, Deepa Shenoy P, Venugopal K R, L M Patnaik, “Moving Vehicle Identification using Background Registration Technique for Traffic Surveillance”, In IEEE Proceedings of the International Association of Engineers International Multiconference of Engineers Computer Scientists 2008 (IMECS 2008), Hong Kong, e-ISSN : 2078-0966, p-ISSN : 2078-0958, pp. 572-577, March 19-21, 2008.

  71. Best Paper Award: D N Sujatha, Girish K, Ganesh Jaiswal, Venugopal K R, L M Patnaik, “Cluster-Based Congestion Control Mechanism for Enhancing the Performance of VoD System”, In Proceedings of International Conference on information Processing (ICIP), Bangalore, ISBN : 978-81-89866-51-8, pp. 560-569, August 10-12, 2007.

  72. Best Paper Award : K B Raja, Vikas, Venugopal K R and L M Patnaik, “High Capacity Lossless Secure Image Steganography using Wavelets”, In IEEE Proceedings of Fourteenth International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications, ADCOM 2006, NITK, Surathkal, India, ISBN: 1-4244-0716-8, pp. 230 – 235, 20-23rd December, 2006.

  73. Best Paper Award: T Shiva Prakash, G S Badrinath, Chandrakanth N, Venugopal K R, L M Patnaik, “Energy Efficient Routing AdHoc Networks”, In IEEE Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Sensing and Information Processing, IEEE Computer Society Press, Bangalore, ISBN: 1-4244-0612-9, pp. 209-216, 15-18th December 2006.

  74. Best Paper Award: Sandeep K S, Sharath K S, Chandramauli, Savojit D, Venugopal K R, “Modular Disk Imaging Utility”, Hewlett Packard University Conference, Bangalore, pp.1-4, October 2006.

  75. Best Paper Award: Anita Kanavalli, Deepa Shenoy, Venugopal K R and L M Patnaik, “Pollution Monitoring using Data Dissemination in Adhoc Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of ICEMC2, PESIT, ISSN: 0973-208x, vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 15-20, August 4- 6, 2006.

  76. Best Paper Award: Srinivasa K G, Amrinder Gill, A O Thomas, Venugopal K R and L M Patnaik, “Generic Feature Extraction for Classification using Fuzzy c – Means Clustering”, In IEEE Proceedings of Third International Conference on Intelligent Sensing and Information Processing, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 33 – 38, Bangalore, India, December, 2005.

  77. Best Paper Award: Temple Architecture of India, East and West unite, Cultural Heritage of India Award, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1985.

  78. Best Paper Award in Public Relations, Impact of Advertisement in Revenue Generation for Small Medium and Large Companies, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1984.

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