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Dr. Shajulin Benedict M.E. Ph.D PostDoc(Germany)

IEEE Senior Member
Faculty-In-Charge-R&D and International Affairs, Placement In-charge,
Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam
Building no.340 Karoor
Valavoor P.O. Kottayam Kerala, India - 686635.
(Previously) Guest Professor, TUM, Germany,
email: shajulin at iiitkottayam dot
Hello at: 00 91 482 2202155 OR 00 91 9443543746

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity - Albert Einstein
Dream, Dream, Dream. Dream transforms into thoughts, and thoughts result in action". &
"We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.

- A.P.J. Abdul Kalam


Ongoing Funded projects / grants

i) AIC-IIITKottayam (5 years - SANCTIONED)
Name of the Project: IoT Cloud Societal @Rs.3.56 crores.
Project Tenure: Five Years (Starting from 30 April 2019)

ii) OEAD-DST, Indo-Austrian project
Name of the project: Energy Aware Scientific Workflow Compiler
Tenure of the project: Two Years (Starting from Jan.2019)

iii) BEL Consultancy project
Name of the project: Exploration of blockchain technology for communications
Tenure of the project: One year (Starting from Dec. 2018)

Completed Funded projects/grants

i) NIMAT-DST, NSTEDB, An Entrepreneurship Program
Name of the project: Cloud Solutions for Emerging IoT Applications
Tenure of the project: 6 weeks in Dec. 2018 to Jan. 2019

ii) DST-FWF Collaborative Project Grant (3 years)
Name of the Project : EASE project - Energy Autotuning of HPC Applications
Project Tenure : May 2014 to April 2017

iii) DST Project Grant (3 years)
Name of the Project : EnergyAnalyzer
Project Tenure : March 2012 to February 2015

iv) Returning Experts Grant (1 year - Extension)
Name of the Project : HPCCLoud
Project Tenure : April 2013 to March 2014

v) Returning Experts Grant (2 years)
Name of the Project : HPCCLoud
Project Tenure : April 2011 to March 2013

Participated Funded projects

i) Performance Analysis of large scale scientific applications using Periscope under ISAR project (German Funded Project - 2 years)

ii) Hot Standby Routing Protocol for Gigabit Switches (TIFAC Core in Network Engineering, DST Funded)
iii) Grid Scheduling Algorithms (TIFAC Core in Network Engineering)

Awards and Achievements:

  • Mentor of Change - AIM (NITI Aayog - MentorIndia Program), India
  • Visiting Professor at TUM-Germany 2016-17, 2017-18
  • Guided THREE Ph.D thesis; One ongoing Ph.D thesis
  • Six Research Grants Awardee (Two from Germany; Three from DST, India, and one from AIM-NITIAayog-PhaseII)
  • M.E. Anna University Rank Holder 2002-2004 Batch - Prof. Dr. Rajkamal ( as Teacher.
  • Rank Holder (Academic Excellence) in A.K.College of Engineering 2003-2004 Batch - Prof. Dr. C. Thankaraj as Principal (Currently, Director of NITTTR, Bhopal).
  • Distinction Holder for Bachelors and Master Programme
  • First Ph.D Holder in A.K.C.E Research Centre of Anna University 2008 Batch (Prof.Dr.V.Vasudevan as Supervisor)
  • Visiting Scientist, TUM, Germany - Sponsored by TUM, Germany - June 2012, March 2015, May 2016
  • Training Scholarship Awardee - Oct 2012 - Sponsored by CIM-GIZ and TUM, Germany
  • Dagstuhl Seminar Participant - Sep-Oct 2013 - Sponsored by the Dagstuhl, Germany
  • International Travel Grant Awardee (2014) for presenting a paper in ICC2014 - Sponsored by DST, India
  • DWIH Event - Science Slam Kolkatta - Second Price Winner at CNN News
  • IEEE IPDPS - Travel Grant Award Recipient (Faculty Section) - 2015
  • IEEE HiPC 2015 - Travel Grant Award Recipient (Faculty Section) - 2015

  • Ph.D students:

  • Dr. Wilfred Blessing,
    Area: Water Quality Analysis using Cloud,
    Working at: Salalah College of Technology, Ministry of Manpower, OMAN
    Status: COMPLETED
  • Dr. Brintha N.C.
    Area: Cloud scheduling
    Working at: Kalasalingam University - Associate Professor, Srivilliputhur.
    Status: COMPLETED
  • Dr. Absa S.
    Area: Cloud Monitoring
    Working at: SXCCE, Nagercoil
    Status: COMPLETED
  • Mr. Basil C. Sunny
    Area: Industrial IoTCloud
    Studying at: IIIT Kottayam
    Status: ONGOING
  • Background:

        SHAJULIN BENEDICT graduated in 2001 from Manonmaniam Sunderanar University, India, with Distinction. In 2004, he received M.E Degree in Digital Communication and Computer Networking from A.K.C.E, Anna University, Chennai. He is the University second rank holder for his masters. He did his Ph.D degree in the area of Grid scheduling under Anna University, Chennai (Supervisor - Dr. V. Vasudevan, Director, Software Technologies Group of TIFAC Core in Network Engineering). He was affiliated towards the same group and published more papers in Int. Journals. After his Ph.D award, he joined a research team in Germany to pursue PostDoctorate under the guidance of Prof. Gerndt. He served as Professor at SXCCE Research Centre of Anna University-Chennai. Later, he visited TUM Germany for teaching Cloud Computing as Guest Professor of TUM-Germany. Now, he works at the Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam, Kerala, India, an institute of national importance of India. His research interests include Grid scheduling, Performance Analysis of parallel applications (including exa-scale), Cloud Computing, and so forth.




    Post Doc, Institut fur Informatik, Techniche Universitat Muenchen at Germany, March 2011
    Ph.D, Computer Engineering, "ON SCHEDULING IN GRID COMPUTING", Anna University, Chennai, 2008
    M.E., Digital Communication and Computer Network Engineering, Anna University, Chennai,2004
    B.E., Electronics and Communication Engineering, M.S. University, Tirunelveli, 2001

    Talks in Germany and Austria

    1. Teaching Cloud Computing (at TUM-Germany) -2016-2017
    2. Machine Learning and Cloud Solutions for Tools, TUM-Germany, May 2016
    3. Energy Aware Autotuning for Scientific Applications (ActionPlan) 2014
    4. HPC Cloud Applications and Performance Issues 2012
    5. Instrumenting C based HPC applications 2009

    Talks in India

    1. Machine Learning and HPCCloud solutions, FDP programme, College of Engineering, Kidangoor, CAPE, Kerala, April 2016
    2. Green HPC Cloud Solutions using EnergyAnalyzer, at Kalasalingam University, NAAC Sponsored event, India, 2014
    3. Energy Modeling and Analysis of HPC Applications, Madurai 2014
    4. Energy Modeling Solutions for HPC Clouds, Madurai 2013
    5. Energy Efficient Clouds at Anna University, Chennai 2013
    6. Energy Efficient Sensor Clouds at Kalasalingam University, Sirivilliputhur, India, 2013
    7. OpenMP presentation at SUN Engineering College, Networks Seminar
    8. HPC, Grid, Cloud Presentation at Ponjesly College of Engineering
    9. Grid, Cloud presentation at St.Xavier's Catholic College of Engineering

    Publications / Patents

    Please visit, googleScholar or DBLP or github products

    Research Interests:

    Energy Consumption Analysis/Reduction Techniques
    Scalability solutions for exa-scale/Cloud applications
    IoT Cloud Societal Application Developments
    IoT Cloud solutions - blockchain and contracts
    Performance Analysis of massive parallel Applications (HPC/Grid/Cloud)
    Distributed Water Quality Analysis
    Scheduling algorithms