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Dr. Palaniappan Ramaswamy 
Reader, School of Computing
University of Kent
Chatham Maritime, Kent, ME4 4AG, UK

E: palani AT iee. org; r.palani AT 


Citation count (from Google scholar):

  • Citations: 3946

  • h-index: 33

  • i-10 index: 75

  • g-index: 43


Palaniappan Ramaswamy

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  • Innovation Award, Kent Innovation and Enterprise for UG Final Year Project 2019
    Title: Leap Motion for Sign Language Recognition, Project Supervisor

  • Invited special talk, School of Computer Science, Penang, Malaysia, 21 April 2017
    Title: Recent Trends in Bio-signal Processing

  • Invited Biomedical Engineering course delivery, ‘Global Initiative Academic Network,’ Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, 2016 in Aligarh Muslim University and National Institute of Technology Karnataka.

  • Nominated for Best Academic Advisor, University of Kent Teaching Awards, 2015.
  • Best paper award (2nd prize), R. Palaniappan, and A. Samraj, “Improving ECG biometric stability through binaural brain entrainment," IEEE International Conference on Contemporary Computing and Informatics (IC3I), 27-29 November 2014, India. 

  • Best student paper award (for PhD student): J. Asensio-Cubero, J.Q. Gan and R. Palaniappan, “Multiresolution analysis of an information based EEG graph representation for motor imagery brain computer interfaces,” Int. Conference on Physiological Computing Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, 7-9 January 2014.  
  • Best poster award for J. Asensio-Cubero, J.Q. Gan and R. Palaniappan, "Extracting common spatial patterns based on wavelet lifting for brain computer interface design," 4th Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference, 12-13 September 2012, Colchester, UK.
  • IET William James Award, 2011 (awarded to PhD student John J. Wilson for his excellent contribution to biomedical engineering field). Project supervisor. 
  • University nominee for Times Higher Research Project of the Year, 2011 for music-BCI research.
  • Winner Venture: Enterprise Ideas Competition 2007, University of Essex, for “Digi Steth Telemedicine Systems” by C.N. Gupta. Project advisor. 
  • University nominee for Times Higher Young Researcher Award, 2006 for EEG biometrics research.
  • Nominated for Advanced Neuro Technology Young Scientist Award, 2006 for BCI research.
  • Best paper award for “EEG artifact reduction in VEP using 2-stage PCA and N4 analysis of alcoholics,” in International Conference on Intelligent Sensing and Information Processing, 14-17 Dec. 2005, Bangalore, India.
  • Teaching award for good student evaluations from Multimedia University President for Artificial Intelligence (Laboratory) in Trimester II, 2002/2003 and Digital Systems (Lecture, Tutorial, Laboratory) in Tri I, 2003/2004 and Logic Programming (Lecture, Tutorial, Laboratory) in Tri III, 2003/2004.
  • Travel award, International Neural Network Society to attend IJCNN 1999
  • Scholarship award from Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Malaysia (PASCA scheme) from November 1999 to May 2002 to pursue PhD research
  • Scholarship award from British Petroleum (Malaysia) from 1993-1997 to pursue UG degree