Dr. G Shivakumar

Dr. G Shivakumar

Professor and 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 and HOD

Other Responsibilities

Chairman, BOE-EIE

Chairman, BOS-EIE

Institute level NBA Coordinator

Teaching Experience

27+ years

Research Interest

Research Interest

Pattern Recognition, Embedded Systems, Affective Computing & Virtual Instrumentation


Representative Publications
  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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