Professor

Dr. T. Ragunathan

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Interests

  1. Database Systems
  2. Distributed File Systems
  3. Cloud Computing and Big Data

Education

1988

Bharathiar University
India
Bachelors

1992

BITS, Pilani
India
Masters

2010

IIIT, Hyderabad
India
Ph.D

Experience

  • June 2016 to 2018, IIIT-DM, Kurnool (Institute of National Importance) | Faculty in CSE
  • May 2010 to June 2012, Feb 2014 to June 2016, Professor and Dean (R&D) | ACE Engineering College, Hyderabad 
  • June 2012 to Feb 2014, DIRECTOR (ICT) | MSAJ College of Engineering, Chennai
  • July 2004 to May 2010, Research Scholar and Research Scientist in IT for Agriculture Laboratory | IIIT, Hyderabad
  • July 1989 to July 2004, Assistant Professor in CSE | Mepco Schelenk Engg. College, Sivakasi
  • October 1988 to May 1989, Assistant  Lecturer | Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore

Research Interest

  • Proposing new read algorithms for reducing read access time in distributed file system:  This research will be useful for the faster analysis of Big Data.
  • Developing efficient treatment plans for curing patients affected by critical diseases.
  • Developing efficient concurrency control protocols for column oriented database systems.

Awards & Fellowships

  • Cognizant Certified Faculty (CCF) Certificate  and Best Architecture Award-at the Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS) conducted Advanced JAVA Workshop, April
  • Sun Certified JAVA faculty
  • National Merit Scholarship award for class X 

Memberships

  • Life Member of ISTE
  • Member of CSI

Publications

  • Cyriac, F., Lugt, Piet., Bosman, R. Impact of water on the rheology of lubricating greases. Editor’s choice paper, Tribology & Lubrication Technology 73(2), 53-63 (2017).
  • L.  Sivarama  Krishna and T.  Ragunathan, Performance Evaluation of Speculative Semantics-   Based Algorithm to Improve the Performance of Distributed File Systems, accepted for publication in  International Journal of Communication Networks and    Distributed Systems (Inderscience publications- accepted for publication)
  • Ragunathan and P. Krishna Reddy, Speculation-Based Protocols for Improving the performance of Read-only Transactions, International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering, 2011, Vol 5, pages 226-242.
  • L.  Sivarama  Krishna,  T.  Ragunathan and  B.  Sudheer  Kumar,     Improving  the Performance   of   a   Distributed   File  System   through   Speculative   Semantics-Based Algorithm, Tsinghua Science and Technology Journal, Volume 20, issue 6, pages 583-593, 2015.
  • Madukar and T. Ragunathan, “Efficient scheduling algorithm for cloud”, Elsevier Procedia Computer Science Journal, Volume 50, pages: 353 – 356,  2015.
  • T. Ragunathan, B. Sudheer Kumar, G. Rathnamma and others, “Novel Read Algorithms for Improving the Performance of Big Data Storage Systems” , Elsevier Procedia Computer Science Journal, Volume 50, pages 264- 269, 2015.
  • T.  Ragunathan,    B.  Sudheer  Kumar,  J.  Vedika  ,  V.  Anitha  and  others, Intelligent Transport and Tourism System” , Elsevier Procedia Computer Science Journal, Volume 50, pages 191 – 196, 2015.
  • T. Ragunathan, B. Sudheer Kumar, J. Vedika  and others, “Advertisement Posting based on Consumer Behavior” , Elsevier Procedia Computer Science Journal, Volume 50, pages 329 – 334, 2015.
  • Mohammed Sharfuddin and T. Ragunathan, Replication Algorithm Based on Confidence Measure in Cloud Storage Systems, Second International Conference on Internet of Things, Data and Cloud Computing, ICC 2017, March 2017, held at University of Cambridge, UK.
  • Madhukar and T. Ragunathan, Dynamic and static characteristics-based algorithm to allocate VMs to Tasks in Cloud, 15th International Conference on Information Technology, IIIT Bhubaneswar, December 2016, published in IEEE explore, pages 81-86.
  • Sneha Tammishetty, T. Ragunathan and others, “IOT-based Traffic Signal Control Technique for Helping Emergency Vehicles”, International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Informatics (ICCII) 2016,  May 28th to 30th, organized by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH), published in <"https://link.springer.com/bookseries/11156">Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 507), pages 433-440.
  • Ragunathan, B. Sudheer Kumar and others, “Effective Visiting Schedule Generation in a Tourist Recommender System using Hadoop”, International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Informatics (ICCII) 2016, May 28th to 30th, organized by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH), published in <"https://link.springer.com/bookseries/11156">Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 507), pages 615-624.
  • Rathnamma , T.  Ragunathan  and  others " Support-Based Prefetching Technique for Hierarchical Collaborative Caching Algorithm to Improve  the Performance of a Distributed File System" , Proceedings of Sixth International Symposium on Parallel Architecture, Programming and Algorithms (PAAP) 2015, China, published in IEEE Explore, pages 97-103.
  • Ragunathan  and  Mohammed  Sharfuddin,  "Frequent  Block  Access  Pattern-Based Replication Algorithm for Cloud Storage Systems" , IC3 (Eighth International Conference on Contemporary Computing) jointly organized by Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT) and University of Florida and to be held at JIIT, Noida during August 20- 22, 2015.
  • B. Rangaswamy and T. Ragunathan, Performance Improvement of Read Operations in Distributed File System through Anticipated Parallel Processing,  Proceedings of IC3T International Conference, Hyderabad, July 24-26, 2015 published in Springer Advances in Intelligent Systems and computing Volume 379, pages: 275 – 287.
  • T. L. Sivarama Krishna and T. Ragunathan, Customized Web User Interface for Hadoop Distributed File System, Proceedings of IC3T International Conference, Hyderabad, July 24-26,  2015  published  in  Springer  Advances  in  Intelligent  Systems  and computing Volume 380, pages: 567 – 576.
  • T. L. Sivarama Krishna ,  T. Ragunathan and  Mr. Sudheer Kumar , " Efficient Algorithms for  Improving  the  Performance  of Read  Operations  in  Distributed  File  System” Proceedings of 23rd High Performance Computing Symposium  (HPC 2015), held during April 12 - 15, at   Alexandria, USA published in Simulation series, Volume 47 Issue 4, pages 143 – 149.
  • Improving the performance of read operations in distributed file system,  Krishna, T.L.S.R., Ragunathan, T., Battula, S.K., 2014 Proceedings 2014, 6th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks, CICN 2014, published in IEEE xplore 1126-1130.
  • A novel technique for improving the performance of read operations in BlobSeer Distributed File System, Krishna, T.L.S.R., Ragunathan, T., Battula, S.K., 2014, Proceedings of the 2014  Conference on IT in Business, Industry and Government: An International Conference  by CSI International Conference on Big Data, CSIBIG 2014 ,  held at Indore during  08-09, March 2014 and published in IEEE explore pages 1-7.
  • Mohammed Abdul Azeem, Mohamed Sharfuddin and T. Ragunathan, Support-Based Replication Algorithm for Cloud Storage Systems, Proceedings of ACM COMPUTE 2014, published in ACM digital library article no. 11.
  • T. Lakshmi Siva Rama Krishna, T. Ragunathan and Sudheer Kumar Battula, “Performance Evaluation   of   Read   and   Write   Operations   in   Hadoop   Distributed   File   System”, Proceedings of Sixth International Symposium on Parallel Architecture, Programming and Algorithms (PAAP) 2014, China published in IEEE Xplore, pages: 110-113.
  • Mohak Sharma, P.  Krishna Reddy, R. Uday Kiran  and T. Ragunathan, Improving the Performance of Recommender System by Exploiting the Categories of Products, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2011, Volume 7108/2011, 137-146.
  • T.  Ragunathan  and  P.  Krishna  Reddy,  Performance  Evaluation  of  Speculation-Based Protocol for Read-only  Transactions, Proceedings of ACM COMPUTE 2010 conference, January 22 & 23, Bangalore, India published in ACM Digital library, article 13.
  • Mohit  Goyal,  T.  Ragunathan  and  P.  Krishna  Reddy,  Extending  Speculation-Based Protocols for Read-only Transactions to Distributed Database Systems, HPCC 2010, conference proceedings published in IEEE xplore pages: 527-532
  • T.  Ragunathan,  P.  Krishna  Reddy  and  Mohit  Goyal,  Semantics-Based  Asynchronous Speculative Locking Protocol for Improving the Performance of Read-only Transactions, Proceedings of SpringSim 2010 conference, April 12-15, Orlando, Florida published in ACM digital library : article no. 238.
  • T. Ragunathan, P. Krishna Reddy, Exploiting Semantics and Speculation for Improving the Performance of Read-only Transactions, Proceedings of COMAD 2008 International conference, December 17-19 held at IIT Bombay.
  • T.  Ragunathan   and   P.  Krishna  Reddy,  Improving  the  performance  of   read-only transactions through asynchronous speculation. SpringSim 2008: pages 467-474
  • T. Ragunathan, Krishna Reddy, P, Improving the performance of Read-only Transactions through Speculation, 5th International Workshop on Databases in Networked Information Systems, DNIS 2007, LNCS vol. 4777, pp. 203-221  (October 2007)
  • T. Ragunathan and P. Krishna Reddy, "Speculation-Based Protocols for Improving the Performance of Read-only Transactions", Poster Presentation, I-CARE, IBM-IRL Colloaborative Academia Research Exchange Pogramme, IBM Research India, Delhi, October 26, 2009.
  • T. Ragunathan and P. Krishna Reddy, Speculation-Based Protocols for the Performance of Read-only Transactions,  COMAD 2009 Ph.D. Workshop, December 9th, 2009, at ISIM, Mysore
  • T.  Ragunathan,  Extending  Speculation  for  Improving  the  Performance  of  Read-only Transactions, EDBT 2008 Ph.D Workshop, Nantes, France. (March 2008)
  • Improving the  Performance  of  Read-only  Transactions  through  Speculation, Poster Presentation, Techvista’07 at Microsoft India, Bangalore, January 23, 2007
  • Performance   Enhancement   of   Read-only   Transactions   Using   Speculative   locking Protocol, Presented in, Sixth Annual Inter Research Institute Student Seminar in Computer Science (IRISS 2007) held at IIIT, Hyderabad during January 4-5, 2007.
  • G.Chandrasekaran and T.Ragunathan, Need for Specialised Courses in Computer Science and Engineering  at P.G. Level, ISTE Newsletter Vol.XV(1), pp.13, 1995.
  • G.Chandrasekaran, T.Ragunathan   and   M.K.Chandrasekaran,   Need   to   Implement  Practice  Oriented    Curriculum    for  Technical  Education, Proceedings  of  National Seminar cum Workshop on Management of Technical Education, Bhopal, 1995.

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