KAnOE People:


Staff


Kavi Mahesh
Dr. Kavi Mahesh
Director

KAnOE Member

Dr. Kavi Mahesh is the Director of the Centre for Knowledge Analytics and Ontological Engineering – KAnOE and a Professor of Computer Science at PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India. He was also a Principal Consultant with the Knowledge Management Group at Infosys Ltd. His areas of interest are knowledge management, epistemology, ontology, classification studies, text processing and unstructured data management. He has two US patents and has published two books, 13 book chapters and over 50 papers which have received over 1000 citations with a h-index of 18 and a g-index of 31. Notable among these are the recent textbook Theory of Computation: A Problem-Solving Approach (Wiley India, 2012) and Ten Steps to Maturity in Knowledge Management (Chandos Pub. UK, 2006). He was previously with Oracle Corporation, USA and New Mexico State University and has consulted with Hewlett Packard, United Nations and EasyLib.com. He holds an M. Tech. in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (1989) and an MS (1991) and a PhD (1995) in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.
drkavimahesh@gmail.com

   phone: +91 9845290073
K. N. Seetharamu
Dr. K. N. Seetharamu
Chief Mentor

KAnOE Member

Dr. K. N. Seetharamu is Chair Professor in Thermal Engineering in the Mechanical Engineering Department. His areas of interest are Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Energy Systems, Electronic Packaging, Finite Element Methods. Stress Analysis and Artificial Intelligence. He was previously a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and in University Sains, Malaysia. He has over 175 journal publications in addition to several books and numerous conference papers. He holds an ME from the Indian Institute of Science and a PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
I. K. Ravichandra Rao
Dr. I. K. Ravichandra Rao
Visiting Scientist

KAnOE Member

Dr. I.K. Ravichandra Rao was the Head of the Documentation Research and Training Centre (DRTC) of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) and the Head of the Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore Centre from Oct 2002 to Sept 07. Prof. Rao holds a BSc. in Mathematics and Statistics, a Master's degree in Statistics and Diploma in Computer Science from Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Western Ontario, Canada (1981). He was awarded the Fellowship of the Society of Information Science, New Delhi, in 1996 for his contribution to Information Science. His areas of research are applied statistics, bibliometrics, informetrics and scientometrics, programming, library automation, information retrieval, information management and DBMS with special emphasis on bibliographical databases. He has numerous publications to his credit including the book Quantitative Methods for Library and Information Science.


   phone: +91 (80) 2672 1983 extn. 849
K. S. Raghavan
Dr. K. S. Raghavan
Visiting Scientist

KAnOE Member

Dr. K. S. Raghavan is a Visiting Scientist at KAnOE- the Centre for Knowledge Analytics and Ontological Engineering at PESIT. Earlier, he was a professor at the Documentation Research and Training Centre (DRTC) of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) and the Dean (Academic) and Head of the Department of Library and Information Science at the University of Madras where he was also the Chairperson of the School of Information and Communication Studies and the School of Mathematics, Computer and Information Science. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the international journal Knowledge Organization and has published widely in areas such as knowledge organization, multilingual thesauri and education for information. He holds a BSc in Physics and Mathematics and a Bachelor’s in Library Science from the University of Mysore, a Master’s in Library Science from the University of Delhi and the PhD from University of Mysore (1986). He recently edited a volume titled Categories, Contexts and Relations in Knowledge Organization.


   phone: +91 (80) 2672 1983 extn. 849
Pallavi Karanth
Ms. Pallavi Karanth
Assistant Professor

KAnOE Member

Pallavi works in the areas of Knowledge Management, Ontological Engineering, Text Processing and Information Retrieval. She has been involved in Research and Development of various projects at the centre. She has developed various applications in areas of Semantic Web, Intelligent Information Retrieval, Search and Linked Data. She has previously worked as Software Engineer - Product Development at Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Limited for three years. She holds Masters Degree in Computer Science from PES Institute of Technology.


   phone: +91 (80) 2672 1983 extn. 853

Research Staff


Anil K. S.
Mr. Anil K. S.

KAnOE Member

Anil is a research scholar pursuing his PhD in Knowledge Management under the guidance of Dr. Hanuman S Kennedy as Supervisor and Dr. Kavi Mahesh as Co-Supervisor. His areas of interests are Knowledge Management, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development and Organizational Development. His doctoral topic is - A Study of HRM to Sustain Competitive Advantage. He has previously worked as a lecturer teaching HR subjects at IIBS. He has an MBA(HR) from Punjab Technical University.


   phone: +91 (80) 2672 1983 extn. 853
Akanksha Toshniwal
Akanksha Toshniwal

KAnOE Member

Akanksha Toshniwal is PhD scholar at PES University under supervision of Dr. Kavi Mahesh and Dr. Srinath Ramamoorthy. Her areas of interest are Computational Neuroscience and Semantic networks. She has done M.Tech. in Information Technology.


   phone: +91 (80) 2672 1983 extn. 853
Sapna V.M
Sapna V.M

KAnOE Member

Sapna is a research scholar pursuing her PhD in computational biology and bio bioinformatics under the guidance of Dr Roshan Makam and Dr V K Agrawal as Co Research Supervisor. Her area of interests are bioinformatics,computing and programming and also feels comfortable with embedded systems. She has previously worked as Assistant Professor at MIT College Of Engineering Pune, She totally has six years of teaching experience. She has handled electronics as well as computer science engineering related subjects. She holds Masters Degree in Computer Science from VTU University Belgaum.


   phone: +91 (80) 2672 1983 extn. 853
Shreelakshmi G.M.
Shreelakshmi G.M.

KAnOE Member

Shreelakshmi works at KAnOE- the Centre for Knowledge Analytics and Ontological Engineering as a Research Associate. She works on various projects involving Ontological Engineering, Knowledge Management and other related domains. She has done MTech in Computer Science at PES Institute of Technology. Before joining KAnOE, she has worked in other research projects at PESIT, and as a Software Engineer at DreamTekis Software Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore.


   phone: +91 (80) 2672 1983 extn. 853
Nikhil Shekhar
Nikhil Shekhar

KAnOE Member

Nikhil is a Assistant Researcher at Centre for Knowledge Analytics and Ontological Engineering – KAnOE. Earlier, he was employed as a Junior Software Developer in Whitebox Software Pvt Ltd and Spaneos Software Pvt Ltd. He holds a B.E degree in Computer Science Engineering from VTU University, Belgaum.


   phone: +91 (80) 2672 1983 extn. 853
Ashwini Karthik
Ashwini Karthik

KAnOE Member

Ashwini works as a Administrative Assistant at KAnOE- the Centre for Knowledge Analytics and Ontological Engineering.


   phone: +91 (80) 2672 1983 extn. 853