Brief Biography


Dr Ganesh Iyer, (Professor, Engineer, Technology Evangelist, Researcher, Blogger, Photographer, Dancer and Composer) is currently working with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Department of Computer Science and Engineering as Associate Professor . Previously he worked at Progress Progress Software Development and handled different roles such as Technical Support Manager, QA Architect etc. He was also a Visiting Faculty at IIIT, Hyderabad and an Adjunct Professor at BVRIT, Narsapur, India in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He has received his Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Engineering (University first rank) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India in 2004 and Masters and PhD degrees from National University of Singapore in 2008 and 2012 respectively. He has several years of Industry experience at Progress Software Hyderabad, Sasken Communication Technologies and NXP semiconductors, Bangalore. His research interests include Cloud computing, Game theoretic approaches, Distributed computing, IoT solutions, Edge and Fog Computing, Software Quality Analysis and Cloud Testing methodologies. He has several international publications including book chapters, journals and conferences. He serves as the chair for several international conferences. He is also a member of IEEE-CS Industry outreach committee for 2014. He has also delivered several workshops/seminars/invited talks in various research and industry forums as well as in academics across the globe including USA, Denmark, Netherlands, Australia, China, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Indonesia etc. He is also an expert in performing Kathakali, a traditional Indian dance. He has also authored a new Aattakkatha (literature stream of Kathaklali) called "Sri Mookambikamahathmyam" which is played at multiple locations.


Professional Activities:

  • Member, IEEE, IEEE Computer Society
  • Member, ACM
  • Member, Board of Stuides, JNTU Hyderabad, India
  • Member, Board of Stuides, BVRIT, Narsapur, Hyderabad, India
  • Reviewer of many internationals Journals (Including IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems) and International Conferences



Activities he was involved in past include the following:

  • Industry Outreach committee Executive Member, IEEE Computer Society (2014)
  • Program Chair for 2013 4th International Conference on Computer and Computational Intelligence (ICCCI 2013) Cheng Du, China, December 1-3, 2013
  • Program Co-chair for 2014 3rd International Conference on Internet and Web Engineering, Singapore
  • Program Committee member for 2014 International Conference on Informatics and Communication Technologies for Social Development, Coimbatore, India
  • PhD/M.Engg student representative in ECE department, 2010-2012
  • Program Chair for 1st Graduate Student Symposium (ECE department), held on 12 and 13 May 2011
  • General Secretary of ECE department, Graduate Student Council, NUS, Singapore, 2010-
  • Vice-chair of IEEE GOLD Singapore, 2011
  • Public Relations Director of Facilitators@NUS, 2010-11
  • EXCO member of Mudra Cultural Society, 2009-2012
  • Volunteer in Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010
  • Treasurer, ECE Graduation Night 2011 Committee, 2010-2011
  • Volunteer for iCARE project run by OSA, NUS, 2007-2011
  • Volunteer in Art Outreach programme, Singapore, 2009
  • President of Alumni Association, Technical Higher Secondary School, Muttom, Thodupuzha, Kerala, 2010-12