About the Head of the Department                                                                                                                                                        Dr.R.Kathirvel is  working as a Professor and Head in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Pavai College of Technology , Pachal, Namakkal, Tamilnadu.  He completed his  B.E., (Electronics &Communication Engineering) at Kongu Engineering College, at Perundurai in the year 1996 .Then, he did M.E. (Communication Systems) at Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal in the year 2008. In the year 2017, he was awarded the Doctoral degree Ph.D. in Information and Communication Engineering by Anna University. His total teaching experience is 20 years (Engineering - 19 years, Research -  1 year).

                To brief about his Achievements, he has published 8 papers in refereed International journals, and presented 15 papers in International Conferences.  He is the Chairman of Zone 8 Anna University Paper Valuation. Also he is Question paper setter for Anna University and 2 other deemed universities.

                Currently, he is Reviewer for Springer journals. In the year 2016, he has received the Best Mentor Award from Texas Instruments. He has also headed Paper presentation events , Project Contests. He has also delivered various guest lectures on Signal Processing, Control System, Electromagnetic fields across engineering colleges.

Roles & Responsibilities: He has received funding from ISRO, Texas Instruments  for Seminar & Sponsored projects. He is serving as Coordinator for AICTE-CII, PMKVY and Convener for  International Conference & Symposiums.

Electronics and Communication Engineering