About Me

  • Phone:
    +91 471 2527567 extn: 133 (O)
  • Email:
    david@iiitmk.ac.in
Designation Design Engineer

David has 15 years of professional work experience at the Information Technology at the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) in Academics and Technical areas namely – Course Instructor to Internet and Web Technologies, Multimedia Technologies, Information Systems, etc. for Masters Computer Science and M.Phil EI streams. He is in-charge of Training and Placements coordination for final semester masters students. He is Project  Coordinator of SAML-TEL4HQEMultimedia project (Govt. Funded) to establish Advanced Multimedia Lab and Development of web based multimedia and streaming platforms in the institute.

He is also a technical committee member in Government department projects.

David attended Brighton College of Technology, United Kingdom (DFE, Gov.uk) full-time and achieved  BTEC (Advanced) Computer Studies and Digital Electronics – City and Guilds (London Institute) qualifications after high school (CBSE, New Delhi XIth and XIIth with Computer Science subject) at the Indian School, Bahrain.  He holds additional qualifications Bachelors in Computer Science First Class) with Java programming elective. He has an MBA in Information Technology Management  (First Division) and Certificate in Global Information Technology Management

In 2009  he was selected (multi level South Asia) and deputed  research scholarship (EURECA) training at FEW, Dept. of Computer Science VU University, Amsterdam under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Anton Eliens, Dr. Patricia Lago – Multimedia Research Group in Intelligent Multimedia Technologies.

Membership in Professional Bodies

  • Elected member (MBCS), BCS,UK,  since 2003
  • Professional member, ACM, India since 2013.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Kerala State e-Governance Award (2011-13) – for Recognizing  Excellence in e-Governance under multimedia and e-learning category – second prize (SAML-SPB project) Nov. 12, 2014
  • Commendation Certificate received from Professor K.R. Srivathsan, First-Director, IIITM-K, dtd. 31-10-08 for contributions towards enhancing related Systems and Services of IIITM-K.
  • Appreciation Award received from Kissan Kerala (a project by, Dept.of Agriculture and IIITM-K, Gok) First Anniversary, 10-11-2004

ACADEMICS

Course Instruction

  • Internet Technology MSc.CS streams (2302) DA, MI, GA, Cy.Sec. AY2017/S3
  • Web Technology MSc. IT (ITM2302), MSc. CS&IS (ISMS2015) AY2016/S3
  • Information System (ITM-112) M.Phil Ecological Informatics AY2016/S1
  • Web Technology -(GIE2201) MSc.GIS (Elective) AY2016/S2
  • Web Technology -(ITM2302) MSc. IT (Core course)AY2015/S3
  • Information System(ITM-112) M.Phil Ecological Informatics AY2015/S1
  • Web Technology-ITMS2302,PGDIT,MSIT (2005-8), Dr.Venkatesh Choppella, Faculty, IIITM-K (presently Associate Professor, IIIT-Hyderabad
  • Java Object Oriented Programming-Swing,MScIT,Dr.Elizabeth Sherly,Professor
  • Eco-Informatics,Web Design,M.Phil EI; Dr.R.Jaishanker,  Associate Professor, IIITM-K,Dr.CSP Iyer
  • Introduction to Information Systems and Technology, PGDIT, Prof.Dr. K.R.Srivathsan, founding Director, IIITM-K and former HoD, IIT Kanpur (presently Director,CHINTECH, Kannur)
  • Principles of Programming-ITMS2103,MSc.IT-batch 1, Mr.Lalitha Prasad,Chief Consultant, Faith Infotech
  • Information Systems-MPEI3102, M.Phil EI,batches 1 to 5, Dr.R.Jaishanker, Associate Professor, IIITM-K; Dr.CSP Iyer
  • Web Technology- ITMS2302, MSc.IT batch-1 (2009-11), batch 2 (2010-12), Mr. Lalitha Prasad, Chief Consultant, Faith Infotech
  • PGDeG WTEA(Elective),PGDeG batch 1(2009) and batch 3(2012), Mr.Lalitha Prasad, Chief Consultant, Faith Infotech

Training and Campus Placement drive and coordination

  • Organising Campus drives for MSc. Computer Science streams 2017, 2018, 2019 batches. Interface with lead officials of  TCS, TATA Elxsi, Ernst and Young, Infosys, IBS, UST Global, Allianz, Thomson Reuters, PrimEra Technologies, Technopark and Infopark companies etc.
  • Communications and Soft Skills and Aptitude Training  programmes for MSc. Computer Science streams 2017-2019 batch

Workshops and Seminars organised

  • IIITM-K IPSR and Redhat Free seminar on “Emerging  Technologies in Open Source – Cloud and Devops” Oct.  2016
  • Web and Multimedia Computing for Education Community (WMMC 2013), IIITM-K, Jan. 9-11, 2013 (SAML project)
  • One day workshop on FOSS Multimedia Tools for Content Development (FOSSM 2013), IIITM-K, Feb. 22 2013 (SAML project)

PROJECTS and TECHNICAL

Projects consulting and Technical activities

  • Member of Technical committee Vimukthi , Digital Media Campaign project, Commissionerate of Excise, GoK, Aug. 2018
  • Establish an Advanced Multimedia lab and Associated Services to Support Academic programmes (SAML-ASAP) in IIITM-K, State Planning Board, GoK (2010-current)
  • Coordinated the development and migration of legacy IIITM-K website to CMS driven system (2011)
  • Team Member-Railtel coordination and network integration to establish interactive classroom over longest broadband terrestrial point to point link (3800 KMS) in India between Nagaland University and IIITM-Kerala.[July,2008]
  • Weather Data Server and Systems Specifications for ‘Antariksh’ project at Kerala State Planning Board Ref. IIITM-K/SPB-AWS/TR-01/07-2008
  • Team Member- technical consultant for All Weather Stations(AWS) Data Server and Systems for State Planning Board, Govt. of Kerala [2007-2010]
  • Member of IIITM-K Technical Audit Team for installation of IT Infrastructure [SECWAN] for Govt. of Kerala on request of Dept. of Information Technology, GoK [2005]
  • Interactive Multimedia CD (MICE Team) – A Demonstration of Satellite based Datacasting Across Kerala [June 2002]

Academic project guidance

  • Advanced multimedia web user interface for video portal and Admin module for video portal – Dynamic information capture, MCA student interns, CHINTECH, Kannur University, July 2015
  • Web harvesting near real time weather database., visiting international student from University of Stuttgart-proceedings Kerala Science Congress 2011
  • Web interface for video library-HCI, PGDIT,IIITM-K, Jan-June/2010

Publications and paper presentations

Conferences

  • National (1), 2011
  • International (1) 2015

Journals

  • International (1), 2013

Technical Talks given

  • Multimedia and Streaming, (I&PRD Training), IIITM-K, January 20, 2015
  • Multimedia Content Development and Deployment in Campus Networks-IIITM-K, WMMC-2013, Jan 9-11   
  • Establishing Multimedia facilities for Education, Information Delivery Systems for Academic and Research Institutions (IDSARI),ICFOSS and IIITM-K [24th to 26th July 2013] at RTC, IIITM-K.    
  • Scientific Collaboration using web 2.0(blogs), summer school on Environmental Informatics, IIITM-K April 12, 2012    
  • Multi media applications, National seminar on ICT enabled education organized in University College,Tvm. March 21,22nd 2012    
  • Technology enhanced learning initiatives in India, IM class of Prof. Dr. Anton Eliens at VU University Amsterdam.-June 10, 2009.
  • VoD for Open Multimedia Content, Open Access Day Meet, Oct. 14, 2008,IIITM-K,Park Centre, Technopark  

WORK EXPERIENCE and PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT

Work Experience (recent)

  • 2003- Current: Design Engineer (regular), Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala (IIITM-K),Park Centre, Technopark Campus, Trivandrum 695581, Kerala, India
  • 2001-2003: Software Engineer-Multimedia, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala (IIITM-K),Park Centre, Technopark Campus, Trivandrum 695581, Kerala,India
  • 2000 – 5 years plus Industry experience as Computer Systems professional in US-Bahrain owned IT product services company funded by BDB, with Technical team headed by John Bailey, Technical Director, Saudi Aramco

Personal Achievements

  • Selected by National Union of Students (NUS) as Captain of Brighton Tech. Football team in the Inter College and Universities Football  league in East Sussex County, England.
  • Won Volkswagen rating division tournament at the Weald Tennis Club, Lewes,England. Qualified to play at Surbiton London.
  • Team member of Indian Club ‘A’ and Gulf Hotel ‘A’ teams in the Bahrain ‘Caltex’ National Tennis League, Division A. member of winning team securing promotion of Indian Club Team to Division A.

Workshops and Seminars attended

  • KBA Blockchain Summit,  Hotel Uday Samudra, Kovalam, Kerala – India 6th – 8th December 2018
  • IoT Conference: Opportunities in the Connected World of Things : An Entrepreneurship Conclave, Park Centre, Trivandrum, January 22nd, 2018
  • Guidelines of Indian Govt. Web Sites (GIGW) and Open Govt. Data (OGD) Workshop, NIC, SDTC, Kochi 23 Oct., 2013
  • International Conference on Intelligent Interactive Technologies and Multimedia (IITM-2013), IIIT-Allahabad, March 9-11
  • Workshop on Digital Video and Anlaytics Processing (DVAP-2012),IIT Madras Dec 21-22
  • Adobe Flash Platftorm International Summit NIMHANS, Bangalore, 25-26 August, 2010
  • International conference on Scientific Python (SciPy.in), Travancore Hall, Technopark, Trivandrum. 12-17 Dec. 2009
  • Inauguration of National Centre for ODL in Research and Training in Agriculture, by His Excellency Shri D N Sahaya, Governor of Tripura, Nov. 23-25, 2008, IGNOU Regional Centre -Agartala, Tripura.
  • Building Information Management Systems for Small and Medium Enterprises , IIITM-K,Park Centre,Technopark,Trivandrum Oct. 16, 2008
  • One day workshop in JBOSS Application server organized by Computer Society of India. ,Technopark,Trivandrum 8 Feb. 2008
  • Workshop On WebGIS And Ecoinformatics, October 28th to 30th, 2008, IIITM-K,Technopark, Trivandrum
  • IBM Rational Software Development Conference, RSDC 2008,Technopark Campus,Trivandrum, 28 August, 2008
  • IMB Rational Software Day, Muthhoot Plaza,Trivandrum, 9 May 2008
  • Foundations of Audit Command Language (ACL) March 10-13, 2008,IIITM-K,Technopark, Trivandrum
  • One day workshop in JBOSS Application server organized by Computer Society of India. 8 Feb. 2008,Technopark,Trivandrum
  • Microsoft ‘Connect with Growth’, 6 Dec 2007
  • Rational Rose Training,Bangalore, June 2002
  • MDP on Digital Libraries for IT Professionals, IIM-Kozhikode, 17-19, 2001

Exhibitions attended

  • Represented IIITM-K as part of Kerala State IT Mission Team at IITF-2016Digital India’ , Dec. 13-18 Pragati maidan, New Delhi. Kerala Pavilion bags gold at the IITF
  • Science Exhibition, Unique 2017, at University College, Trivandrum 22-25 March 2017
  • 29th Kerala Science Congress, Marthoma College, Tiruvalla 28-29 Jan. 2017
  • Horizon Educational Exhibition: Thiruvanthapuram,Kerala, May 23-25 2010
  • 21 Kerala Science Congress,Kollam,Kerala, Jan 28-31 2009
  • Education Fair 2008, Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu, 4-6 April, 2008
  • Kerala IT.COM, 2005, Kochi
  • IT.COM Bangalore, Oct. 2004
  • ‘IT Kerala -2002’ hosted by IT Mission and IT Dept, Govt. of Kerala, Aug. 1-4, 2002
  • IT EXPO 2002′ Jan 13-16, 2002, Centre for Information Science and Technology, Univ. of Mysore