Mobile Computing research Laboratory at Pragati Engineering College

Mobile computing and communications lab is established in PEC in collaboration with TCS. This lab provides facilities for developing web applications, mobile payment systems, mobile security protocols and other mobile applications. The lab has facilities to conduct diploma and certificate courses (Industry oriented) to graduate and post-graduate students. This lab will be helpful for not only to the PEC graduate and post-graduate students for their projects and research, but also to develop commercial projects in future.

The objectives of the laboratory are:

  • To raise the level of research in the areas of mobile computing, cyber security and information assurance
  • To facilitate students to enter this field
  • To contribute to the training and research needs of cyber community
  • To foster international cooperation and collaboration
  • To enhance the industry awareness of the research and implement the results
  • To conduct certificate courses in the above areas

At PECMCRL, research is going on in the areas of designing and implementing network security protocols in the mobile environment. Other research areas include quantum cryptography, Biometric encryption, and Digital Signal Processing (DSP).

Dr. Vijayarangan, and Dr. N M Batta of TCS are guiding the research programs. Talks are underway with organizations like Mobiprise, to get projects which are of interest to the national and international bodies. Training programs are being developed in the areas of Mobile computing and communications, Information Security.

This lab provides facilities for developing web applications, mobile payment systems, mobile security protocols and other mobile applications. The lab has facilities to conduct diploma and certificate courses (Industry oriented) to graduate and post-graduate students. This lab will be helpful for not only to the PEC graduate and post-graduate students for their projects and research, but also to develop commercial projects in future.

 

The achievements of PECMCRL (Pragati Engineering College Mobile Computing Research Lab) are:

2011-2012

  • A paper titled “Implementation of Certificate-less PKI using Open Source libraries” authored by the members of the MCRL has been accepted in ICNEAC – 2011 (July 08 -10, 2011). (Refer Appendix 1 for abstract)
  • A project on Mobile security protocols has been developed in association with TCS as a prototype implementation of research work, and has been demonstrated at the University of Washington, in the ICIW 2011.
  • S V Ramanamurthy has been selected as a review committee member of ICIW-2012, 2013. (refer Appendix 2 for details)
  • A paper authored by Dr. N Vijayarangan, S V Ramanamurthy and Tomesh Jain has been accepted for Publication in the International Security Conference in Adelaide, Australia (refer Appendix 3 for abstract)
  • PECMCRL members have stood first in the Infosys Aspirations – 2020 programming contest in both regional and state levels and secured 6th position at the National Level
  • PECMCRL members have been selected for the National finals of the ICPC (International Collegiate Programming Contest) held at Amritamai University at Coimabtore and stood 61st among 150+ teams from IITs, IIITs, NITs and other reputed institutions from all over the Country
  • PECMCRL members have successfully developed applications in the latest areas like NFC (Near Field Communications), RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), Mobile Cloud Technologies.
No Project Staff Students Status
1 Implementation of Certificate-less PKI S V RamanamurthyM L PrasanthiTomesh Jain

Krishna ChaitanyaRaghu Teja,Sri Venkata Reddy,Pramod, Ravi Teja

Sowmya, Kalyan,

Divya, Chandini, AvinashCompleted4Geo location Tracking on BB mobilesS V RamanamurthyTomesh Jain, Completed5Electronic Notice board using College CloudS V RamanamurthyTomesh JainLaxmana RaoAparna, Madhavi, Manikanta, Deepti, Bhargava ReddyCompleted

Consultancy Projects:

No Client Area Approx. duration (days) Approx Value (Rs)
1 RK Group of Hospitals, Bangalore Process Improvement 10 50,000
2 Advaith Hyuandai, Mysore Process Improvement 6 40,000
3 Xenium, Bombay Mobile Application Development 6 60,000

2012-2013

  • Prof. S V Ramanamurthy has also been selected as a committee member of 8th International Conference on Information Warfare and Security ICIW-2013, Regis University, Denver, Colorado, USA, 25-26 March 2013
  • PECMCRL members have successfully developed applications in the latest areas like NFC (Near Field Communications), RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), Mobile Cloud, Kinect for Windows (Voice & Gesture recognition) Technologies.
  • A paper titled “CMMI for Educational Institutions” has been published in the proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering and Mobile Application Modelling and Development”, Dec 19-21, 2012 at Chennai, IEEExplore DOI:10.1049/ic.2012.0141
  • R&D Cell has successfully conducted the Microsoft Technology Associate Exam for 121 students of the college. 110 students have cleared the Exam.
  • A workshop on development and deployment of applications on Windows Azure Cloud platform has been conducted. 91 students have completed the requirements to obtain Windows Azure Champion certificate.
  • Prof. S V Ramanamurthy has been nominated for IEEE senior membership.
  • Prof. S V Ramanamurthy has attended 2 Microsoft FDP programs in Chennai and Delhi
  • Mr. Tomesh Jain has attended a FDP program on Windows 8 Phone Applications at Hyderabad
  • Prof. S V Ramanamurthy and 2 students of 4th year CSE have attended Dev App Workshop on Sharepoint in Bangalore

 Other achievements: “I Unlock Joy” Windows Phone 7 App Development Contest

  • 7 Students won Windows Phone
  • 1 Student won TechEd Pass
  • 10 Students won the Certificate
No Project Staff Students Status
1 NFC based Automated Teller Machine S V Ramanamurthy A V SupriyaT Lakshmi Completed
2 RFID based automatic login-logout of Windows Systems S V Ramanamurthy AparnaPhani Madhavi Completed

Consultancy Projects:

No Client Area Approx. duration (days) Approx Value (Rs)
1 Global Coal Mining Company, Manuguru Process Control Application Development 10 – 15 1,90,000

2013-2014

    • Prof. S V Ramanamurthy has been selected as a committee member for the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Security Management (ICCSM 2014). The conference is being hosted by The Cedars, University of Reading, Reading, UK, 23-24 October 2014
    • Prof. S V Ramanamurthy has also been selected as a committee member of 8th International Conference on Information Warfare and Security ICIW-2013, Regis University, Colorado, USA, 25-26 March 2013
    • Prof. S V Ramanamurthy has been invited to be on the committee of European Conference on Social Media (ECSM 2014). The host University for the Inaugural Event is the University of Brighton, Sussex, UK and the dates have been set for 10-11 July 2014
    • The project “Farmer Friendly Water Pump” has been selected for the national Finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup, 2014
    • A workshop on Microsoft Windows 8 phone and Windows Azure has been conducted for the final year and Third year students on 26th March, 2014
    • 80+ students have been trained on Azure and have been awarded participation certificates
    • The college has been declared as a Microsoft Cloud Campus
    • Prof. S V Ramanamurthy has delivered a guest lecture on “Cloud Computing” for the Final year B.Tech. students of S V College of Engineering, Tirupati on 15th June 2013
    • Prof. S V Ramanamurthy delivered the keynote address at the HYDSPIN Annual conference in Hyderabad
    • An MOU has been signed between Pragati Engineering College and HYDSPIN for the improvement Employability skills by conducting 2 day workshops every semester to the B.Tech. students

An selection test has been conducted for the 1st year students and 47 students have been selected for ESIP.

Consultancy Projects:

  • E-Content development Consultancy worth Rs. 1,25,000/- has been completed

2014-2015

  • Prof. S V Ramanamurthy has been selected as a committee member for the 3rd International Conference on Cloud Security and Management ICCSM-2015 being held Tacoma, Washington, USA during 22-23 October 2015
  • Prof. S V Ramanamurthy has also been selected as a committee member of 10th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security ICCWS-2015 University of Venda and The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 24-25 March 2015
  • Prof. S V Ramanamurthy has been selected as a committee member of the 2nd European Conference on Social Media ECSM 2015 being hosted at School of Accounting and Administration at the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal, 9-10 July 2015
  • A Microsoft workshop has been organized on Microsoft Imagine Cup and related technologies
  • A 2 day workshop on “Programming in the Industry” has been conducted under the HYDSPIN ESIP program from 29th November, 2014 to 30th November, 2015
  • A 2 day workshop on “Data structures and their practical uses” has been conducted under HYDSPIN ESIP for the selected students from 4th April, 2015 to 5th April 2015
  • Pragati Engineering College has been selected as a regional SDC (Skill Development Centre) by the AP Statae Skill Develolopment Corporation
  • A 15 day program Mobile App Development has been conducted from 5th January to 19th January. 40 Students from 6 nearby Engineering colleges have participated in this program
  • The following papers have been presented by our students at the 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on INNOVATIONS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING (ICICSE – 2014) organized by Guru Nanak Institutions, Hyderabad, during 8-9 August, 2014

CSE156 – Role of IT in Smart Homes – R Sri Uma, K Geethasree
CSE155 – Role of IT in Smart Cities – P Madhuri, S V S S Vishnupriya
CSE154 – The Challenges in Cloud Computing from Vendor’s Point of View – Surya Deepthi, K Jyothi
CSE 145 – Strategy for Device to device communications – Shishir Aggarwal, Gayathri Sivabala

Gust Lectures and Seminars:

No Topic Place Date
1 CIO Perspective of a Large MNC SPJIMR, Mumbai 15/06/2014
2 Agile and Cloud Computing Technologies JNTUK 08/08/2014
3 Campus to Corporate JNTUK CoeeRD, webinar 11/09/2014
4 Practical Aspects of Software Engineering VNRVJIT, Hyderabad 19 – 20/09/ 2014
5 Cloud Computing JNTUK CoeeRD, webinar 3,4,6,10/03/2015

Consultancy Projects:

  • E-Content development Consultancy worth Rs. 1,25,000/- has been completed

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