Industrial Automation: Programmable Logic Controllers Programming and application, Profibus
Simulation of Dynamic Systems
Matlab, LabView, and CoDeSys based projects
Bachelors degree from JNTU Colleger of Engineering, Anantapur, India
Masters degree in Control and Instrumentation from IIT, Delhi, India
PhD from the Queen's University of Belfast, U.K.
Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow working on Interaction Analysis in Multivariable Systems for designing Controllable Systems in collaboration with ICI. Also worked with South of Scotland Electricity Board on the development and implementation of real-time controllers.
Research Associate at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh working on a pan-European project on Intelligent Training Systems for Indusrial Environments with in collaboration with Marconi UK, Axion, Denmark, Alcatel Alshthom Reserche, France, Centro Informazioni Studi ed Esperienze SpA, Italy, Iberduero, Spain, Laboaratorio de Ensayos E Invesigaciones Industriales, Spain and Universitat Del Pais Vasco, Spain.
Part of Automation Systems Centre (ASCent) at Manchester Metropolitan University offering Certified courses in PLCOpen programming, Profibus and Profinet design and commissioning (http://www.sci-eng.mmu.ac.uk/ascent/).
Course leader for MSc Control and Instrumentation for Nuclear Engineering
Disability Coordinator for the School of Engineering
Erasmus Coordinator for the School of Engineering
Member of Faculty Working Group on Inclusion and Widening Participation
English, Telugu and Hindi
Control and Automation (Final Year)
Electrical Systems (Second Year)
Industrial Communication Systems
Control and Instrumentation for Nuclear Control
Supervised PhD and MPhil theses in the areas of Artificial Neura Networks for modelling and control, Virtual Instrumentation systems for real-time control, Automated Sinus Diagnosis using Image Processing and Artificial Neural Networks.
Adaptive and Intelligent Control Artificial Neural Networks Genetic Algorithms Pattern recognition and Fault diagnosis
Intelligent SystemsMedical Applications of Artificial Intelligence
PVS. Ponnapalli, KC. Ho, M. Thomson (1999). A formal selection and pruning algorithm for feedforward artificial neural network optimization. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL NETWORKS. 10(4), pp.964-968.
A-R. Natsheh, PVS. Ponnapalli, N. Anani, A. El-Kholy (2008). Automated tool for diagnosis of sinus analysis CT scans. In: APPLICATIONS AND INNOVATIONS IN INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS XV. Cambridge, ENGLAND, 10/12/2007. pp.133-+.
KA. Plant, PVS. Ponnapalli, DM. Southall (2007). Mobile Robots and EEG - A Review. In: SGAI Conf.. pp.363-368.
D. Drabble, PVS. Ponnapalli, M. Thomson (2001). GA optimisation of PID controllers - Optimal fitness functions. In: DEVELOPMENTS IN SOFT COMPUTING. DE MONTFORT UNIV, LEICESTER, ENGLAND, 2000. pp.183-190.
KC. Ho, PVS. Ponnapalli, M. Thomson (1997). A novel MULTI-TYPE architecture for FANNs. In: FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS. UNIV CAMBRIDGE, CHURCHILL COLL, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, 7/7/1997. pp.239-244.
National Merit Scholarship, Government of India.
Visiting Studentship Award from the Queen's University of Belfast, U.K.