Dr. G Shivakumar

Dr. G Shivakumar

Professor, Dean (Research) & Director (IQAC-MCE)

Department of E&I Engg., M.C.E., Hassan-573202
Phone: +91 9448742111
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Education Qualification

B.E.(UOM),M.Tech.(IIT KGP), P.G.D.(HRM), Ph.D (VTU)

Position Held

Academic Position Held

Professor, Dean (Research) & Director (IQAC-MCE)

Other Responsibilities

Member, BOE-EIE

Member, BOS-EIE

Institute level NBA Coordinator

Teaching Experience

28+ years

Research Interest

Research Interest

Pattern Recognition, Embedded Systems, Affective Computing & Virtual Instrumentation


Representative Publications


  • C M Naveen Kumar and G Shivakumar, “A Real Time Human Emotion Recognition System using Respiration Inhale-Exhale Temperature Patterns and ECG”, Springer’s Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies , ISBN 978-3-030-03146-6, March, 2019.
  • C M Naveen Kumar and G Shivakumar, “A Real Time Human Emotion Recognition System using Respiration Parameters and ECG”, Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISBN 978-3-030-04021-5 December 2018, pp 36-45.
  • G. Shivakumar and P.A. Vijaya, “An Improved Artificial Neural Network Based Emotion Classification System for Expressive Facial Images”, Springer’s Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, ISBN 978-81-322-1523-3,No. 258, Chapter 31, 2013. pp. 243-253.
  • P. A. Vijaya and G. Shivakumar, "Galvanic Skin Response: A Physiological Sensor System for Affective Computing," International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing (Singapore)Vol. 3, No. 1, 2013, pp. 31-34.
  • G. Shivakumar and P.A. Vijaya, “Emotion Recognition Using Finger Tip Temperature: First Step towards an Automatic System”, International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering (Singapore), Vol. 4, No. 3, June 2012, pp.252-255.
  • G. Shivakumar and P.A. Vijaya, “Analysis of Human Emotions Using Galvanic Skin Response and Finger Tip Temperature”, International Journal of Synthetic Emotions (United States), Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2011. pp. 15-25.


Honors and Awards

Life Member, Instrument Society of India

Member, International Association of Computer Science & Information Technology, Singapore

Member, Institution of Engineers (India)

Life Member, Indian Society of Technical Education



Other Achievements
  • Member Secretary, Academic Council, Malnad College of Engineering
  • Institution Coordinator, NBA
  • Recipient of the UGC International travel grant for attending Conference at Singapore during the year 2012.
  • Member, Composite Board of Examiners in IT/BM/ML, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum during the academic years 2003-04 and 2013-14.
  • Member, Board of Examiners, Kuvempu University- E&I board during 2007-08
  • Chairman, Board of Examiners in IT (Autonomous), MCE during 2012-13
  • Coordinator, autonomous examinations, Malnad College of Engineering from 2008 to 2010
  • Coordinated Training programme on Embedded Systems Design for the faculty of Engineering colleges during the year 2005
  • Coordinated National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Control and Instrumentation for the faculty of Engineering colleges during the year 2006
  • Member, Organizing Committee of One day National workshop on “Patents and Innovations” on 30th August 2013 at MCE, Hassan
  • Visited abroad twice to prsent research findings at the IEEE International Conferences
  • Delivered invited talk at AICTE sponsored STTPs and TEQIP funded FDPs
  • A total of 32 research papers have been published/presented in various journals of International repute / conferences
  • Authored a book chapter titled "Investigation of Individual Emotions with GSR and FTT by Employing LabVIEW" in the book Synthesizing Human Emotion in Intelligent Systems and Robotics published by IGI Global
  • Attended over 45 training programmes / refresher courses / workshops / symposiums / seminars in the topics of interest