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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:

  • 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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