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Prabhakaran, B.

Dr. B. Prabhakaran

Professor (CS, CE, & TE)


  • Ph.D., Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras @ Chennai, – 600 036, India, 1995
  • M.S., Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, (formerly, Madras) – 600 036, India, 1990
  • B.E., Electronics & Communication, Madurai-Kamaraj University, 1986

Research Interests:

  • Multimedia Systems
  • Video and health-care data analytics
  • Streaming of 3D video, animations, and deformable 3D models
  • Content protection and authentication of multimedia objects
  • Quality of Service (QoS) guarantees for streaming multimedia data in wireless adhoc and mesh networks
  • Collaborative Virtual Environments

Major Honors and Awards:

  • Invited Exhibitor, Arc of Science: From Research to Results, NSF – Capitol Hill Event (invited demonstrations to Congressmen and Senators), (2017).
  • Best Associate Editor 2015, Springer’s Multimedia Systems Journal (2015).
  • General Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Health Informatics (ICHI) (2015).
  • General Chair, IEEE Haptic, Audio, and Virtual Environments (HAVE) (2014).
  • Member, Editorial Board, Multimedia Systems Journal, Springer; Member, Editorial Board, Advances in Multimedia, Hindawi Publishers (2012).
  • General Co-Chair, ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR); Technical Program Committee Co-Chair, IEEE World of Wireless, Mobile, and Multimedia (WoWMoM) (2013)
  • ACM Distinguished Scientist, (2011).
  • Recipient, US National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, (2003).
  • 2007 School of Engineering Outstanding Service Award for Computer Science Department, 2007
  • Anston Clark Foundation Grant (Jointly awarded to B. Prabhakaran and R.N. Uma), “Scheduling delivery of multimedia information”, (2002).

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