Faculty Profile

Dr. J.Sundaravanan

Associate Professor

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

  [email protected]



Research Areas:

Wireless Sensor Networks, Computer Networks, Embedded Systems, Systems Engineering.
To Potential PhD candidates
I have 3 PhD positions open for scholars who wish to undertake research in the field of Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Vehicular Networks, Computer Networks.
Ph.D. (Information and Communication Engineering), Anna University, Chennai July 2020.
M.E. (Applied Electronics), Sathyabama University, Chennai, 2011.
B.E. (Electronics and Communication Engineering), Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, 2003.
Associate Professor, Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology, Vellore, since April 2023
Assistant Professor, Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology, Vellore from October 2014 to April 2023
Assistant Professor, Government College of Engineering, Bargur from April 2013 to September 2014
Junior Telecom Officer, BSNL from January 2010 to April 2013
Member Technical Staff to Technical Lead at  HCL Technologies Limited from July 2003 to January 2010


Embedded and Real Time Systems (UG)
Digital Systems Design (UG)
Networks and Security (UG)
Computer Networks (UG)
Digital Communication (UG)
Embedded System Design (PG)
Machine Learning Techniques (UG)
Internet of Things (PG)
Electromagnetic Interference and Compatibility (UG)
Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits (PG)
Cellular and Mobile Communication (UG)
Wireless Networks (UG)
Ad hoc and Wireless Sensor Networks (UG)
Microprocessors and Microcontrollers (UG)
Computer Architecture (UG)



International Journal Papers:
1. Jothiprakasam, Sundaravanan, and Chandrasekaran Muthial. “A lifetime enhancement protocol in cluster‐based wireless sensor networks with guaranteed delay.” International Journal of Communication Systems 32, no. 12 (2019): e3983.
2. Jothiprakasam, Sundaravanan, and Chandrasekaran Muthial. “A method to enhance lifetime in data aggregation for multi-hop wireless sensor networks.” AEU-International Journal of Electronics and Communications 85 (2018): 183-191.
3. Sundaravanan Jothiprakasam and Senthil Murugan Boopalan (2021), An enhancement to lifetime of sensitive nodes for rare event detection in cluster based wireless sensor networks, International Journal of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, AUG 2021 Vol.10(4), 1-9
Conference papers:
1.Sundaravanan J and Irin Dorathy P E, Simple Data Aggregation Scheme in 2D grid Wireless Sensor Networks without Hotspots, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Robotics, Energy and Network Systems 2017, Vol. 1
2.Sundaravanan J and Irin Dorathy P E, Review of Ant Based Routing Protocols for Mobile Adhoc Network, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Robotics, Energy and Network Systems 2017, Vol. 1


Seminars/Workshop/Conferences Organised
Webinar on “Product Hardware Design & Development Life Cycle” for the students of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology, Vellore, 4 December 2021.
Invited Talk:
Conference Chair for TEQIP-II Sponsored 4th National Conference on Emerging Trends in Advanced Computing and Communication, Government College of Engineering, Bargur, 23 March 2017
Webinar on “Technology and Common Sense” conducted for Einstein Engineering College, Tirunelveli, 21 July 2020.
Translation work:
Translation for the files of course “Digital Electronic Circuits (108105132)” offered by IIT Kharagpur in Tamil language for 5.25 hours video


Institute Level
AICTE Co-ordinator since 2015
Residential Tutor, Hostels, 2014 to 2016
AICTE PG Scholarship co-ordinator
NSS Officer, 2013 to 2014
Department Level
Naan Mudhalvan TN Skill Development Program Co-ordinator since July 2022
President, ECE Association (Since April 2023)
NBA Co-ordinator since March 2022
Faculty advisor, BE 2014-2018 batch
Faculty advisor, ME 2020. 2021 & 2022 batch
Faculty advisor, 2021-2025 Batch


PhD students: Ongoing
Mr.Vinothkumar J: Energy Efficient Data Transmission To Enhance Network Lifetime Of Wireless Sensor Networks
Mrs.Shanthamathi K S: Traffic Detection In Wireless Sensor Networks
Mrs.Geetha M: Energy Efficiency Algorithms with minimal detection time for rare event detection in Wireless Sensor Networks