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Dr. Rekha P.

Asst. Professor

Dr. Rekha P. currently serves as a Assistant Professor at the Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications (Amrita WNA), Amritapuri.
 

Qualification: MSc, Ph.D
rekhap@am.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Blockchain, Energy Optimization, IoT, Machine Learning, Sensor Network Programming, Wireless Sensor Networks

Bio

Dr. Rekha P. currently serves as a Assistant Professor at the Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications (Amrita WNA), Amritapuri. She is pursuing Phd in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks. She holds a Masters degree in Applied Electronics and possess industrial experience in product development, testing and documentation activities in the embedded domain. Rekha was involved in the project, WINSOC, India’s first ever wireless sensor network to detect rain induced landslides.

Academic Information

  • First degree:   B. Sc. Computer Science, Kerala University
  • Postgraduation: M. Sc. Applied Electronics & Computer Technology, M. G. University
  • Doctoral degree: Ph. D., Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri

 

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2016

Energy Sustenance in Context Aware Landslide Monitoring systems

Authors : Dr. Rekha P., Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Usha Kumari P. V., Dr. P. Venkat Rangan

Publisher : Sensys 2015, InfoComm2016.

P. Rekha, Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Dr. Usha Kumari P. V., and P. Venkat Rangan, “Energy Sustenance in Context Aware Landslide Monitoring systems”, Sensys 2015, InfoComm2016, 2016.

Year : 2013

AMRITA Remote Triggered Wireless Sensor Network Laboratory Framework(poster)

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Preeja Pradeep, Divya P., Dr. Aryadevi R. D., Dr. Rekha P., Sangeeth Kumar, Rayudu YV

Publisher : Proceedings of the 11th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys). ACM, Italy.

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Preeja Pradeep, P., D., Arya Devi R. D., Rekha, P., Sangeeth K., and YV, R., “AMRITA Remote Triggered Wireless Sensor Network Laboratory Framework”, Proceedings of the 11th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys). ACM, Italy, 2013.

Conference Paper

Year : 2017

High Yield Groundnut Agronomy: An IoT Based Precision Farming Framework

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Rekha P., Nibi K. V., P. Venkat Rangan

Publisher : 2017 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC).

P. Rekha, P. Venkat Rangan, Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, and Nibi K. V., “High Yield Groundnut Agronomy: An IoT Based Precision Farming Framework”, in 2017 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), 2017.

Year : 2016

Impact of algorithm complexity on energy utilization of wireless sensor nodes

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Rekha P., V. M. Lekshmy.

Publisher : 2016 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI).

V. M. Lekshmy, Rekha, P., and Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, “Impact of algorithm complexity on energy utilization of wireless sensor nodes”, in 2016 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), 2016.

Year : 2016

Delay and energy optimization in multilevel balanced WSNs for landslide monitoring

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Aryadevi R. D., Dr. Rekha P., Simi Surendran, Balaji Hariharan, Dr. P. Venkat Rangan

Publisher : 2016 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)

Balaji Hariharan, P. Venkat Rangan, Simi Surendran, Rekha, P., Arya Devi R. D., and Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, “Delay and energy optimization in multilevel balanced WSNs for landslide monitoring”, in 2016 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), 2016.

Year : 2015

A Remote Triggered Wireless Sensor Network Testbed

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Preeja Pradeep, Divya P., Dr. Aryadevi R. D., Dr. Rekha P., Sangeeth, K.

Publisher : 2015 Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS).

Preeja Pradeep, P., D., Arya Devi R. D., Rekha, P., Sangeeth, K., and Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, “A Remote Triggered Wireless Sensor Network Testbed”, in 2015 Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS), 2015

Year : 2015

A Remote Triggered Laboratory for Wireless Sensor Network Experimentation

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Rekha P., Preeja Pradeep, Divya P., Dr. Aryadevi R. D., K, S., K, R.

Publisher : ICCTS2015


P. Rekha, P., D., Arya Devi R. D., Preeja Pradeep, K, S., K, R., and Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, “A Remote Triggered Laboratory for Wireless Sensor Network Experimentation”, in ICCTS2015, 2015

Year : 2015

An Energy Aware Schedule Based Remote Triggered Wireless Sensor Network Laboratory

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Preeja Pradeep, Dr. Aryadevi R. D., Dr. Rekha P., Sangeeth Kumar, Divya P.

Publisher : 5th International Conference on IT Convergence and Security (ICITCS), Malaysia.

Preeja Pradeep, P., D., Arya Devi R. D., Rekha, P., Sangeeth K., Tinu Vinod, and Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, “An Energy Aware Schedule Based Remote Triggered Wireless Sensor Network Laboratory”, in 5th International Conference on IT Convergence and Security (ICITCS), Malaysia, 2015

Year : 2015

A Remote Code Editing Framework for AMRITA Remote Triggered WSN Laboratory

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Sangeeth Kumar, Preeja Pradeep, Divya P., Dr. Rekha P., Dr. Aryadevi R. D., Sheeja L.

Publisher : 5th International Conference on IT Convergence and Security (ICITCS), IEEE, Malaysia.

Sangeeth K., Preeja Pradeep, P., D., Rekha, P., Arya Devi R. D., L., S., and Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, “A Remote Code Editing Framework for AMRITA Remote Triggered WSN Laboratory”, in 5th International Conference on IT Convergence and Security (ICITCS), Malaysia, 2015.

Year : 2015

A status quo of WSN systems for agriculture

Authors : Dr. Rekha P., V. V.T., Sasidhar, K

Publisher : 2015 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, ICACCI 2015.

V. V.T., Sasidhar, K., and Rekha, P., “A status quo of WSN systems for agriculture”, in 2015 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, ICACCI 2015, 2015, pp. 1775-1781

Year : 2014

A WSN lifetime improvement algorithm reaping benefits of data aggregation and state transitions

Authors : Dr. Rekha P., K. Sasidhar, Sreeresmi, R

Publisher : Global Humanitarian Technology Conference - South Asia Satellite (GHTC-SAS), 2014 IEEE

K. Sasidhar, Sreeresmi, R., and Rekha, P., “A WSN lifetime improvement algorithm reaping benefits of data aggregation and state transitions”, in Global Humanitarian Technology Conference - South Asia Satellite (GHTC-SAS), 2014 IEEE, 2014.

Year : 2013

WSN based heliostat control for a solar thermal cooking system

Authors : Dr. Rekha P., J. D. Freeman, Varghese, J. T.

Publisher : 2013 IEEE Energytech

J. D. Freeman, Varghese, J. T., and Rekha, P., “WSN based heliostat control for a solar thermal cooking system”, in 2013 IEEE Energytech, 2013

Year : 2013

An Adaptive Energy Management Scheme for Real-time Landslide Detection

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Simi Surendran, Dr. Rekha P., Divya P.

Publisher : Proceedings of the 11th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems, New York, NY, USA.

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Rekha, P., P., D., and Simi Surendran, “An Adaptive Energy Management Scheme for Real-time Landslide Detection”, in Proceedings of the 11th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems, New York, NY, USA, 2013

Year : 2012

A Mobile Software for Health Professionals to Monitor Remote Patients

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Rekha P., Sruthy Anand

Publisher : 2012 Ninth International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN)

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Sruthy Anand, and Rekha, P., “A Mobile Software for Health Professionals to Monitor Remote Patients”, in 2012 Ninth International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN), 2012

Year : 2012

Mobile Software Platform for Rural Health Enhancement

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Rekha P., Sruthy Anand

Publisher : Advances in Mobile Network, Communication and its Applications (MNCAPPS), 2012 International Conference .

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Sruthy Anand, and Rekha, P., “Mobile Software Platform for Rural Health Enhancement”, in Advances in Mobile Network, Communication and its Applications (MNCAPPS), 2012 International Conference on, 2012, pp. 131-134

Year : 2012

Performance Enhancement in Distributed Sensor Localization Using Swarm Intelligence

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Rekha P., Divya, P. L., Kulkarni, R. V

Publisher : Advances in Mobile Network, Communication and its Applications (MNCAPPS), 2012 International Conference

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Divya, P. L., Rekha, P., and Kulkarni, R. V., “Performance Enhancement in Distributed Sensor Localization Using Swarm Intelligence”, in Advances in Mobile Network, Communication and its Applications (MNCAPPS), 2012 International Conference on, 2012, pp. 103-106

Year : 2012

A Novel Wireless Sensor Network Architecture for Crowd Disaster Mitigation

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Rekha P., Shanmugam, A.

Publisher : 8th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing (WiCOM), 2012 , china.

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Shanmugam, A., and Rekha, P., “A Novel Wireless Sensor Network Architecture for Crowd Disaster Mitigation”, in 8th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing (WiCOM), 2012 , china, 2012

Year : 2012

A Swarm Intelligence Based Distributed Localization Technique For Wireless Sensor Network

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Rekha P., Divya, P. L., Kulkarni, R. V.

Publisher : Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, 2012.

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Divya, P. L., Kulkarni, R. V., and Rekha, P., “A Swarm Intelligence Based Distributed Localization Technique For Wireless Sensor Network”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, 2012, pp. 367-373

Year : 2012

Integrated Wireless Sensor Network For Smart Sesame Farming

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Rekha P., Lekshmi G.S.

Publisher : Proceeding Int. Conf. on Computational Intelligence and Information Technology, CIIT

Prabha, Rekha & Vinodini Ramesh, Maneesha & GS, lekshmi. (2012). Integrated Wireless Sensor Network For Smart Sesame Farming.

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2013

AMRITA Remote Triggered Wireless Sensor Network Laboratory Framework

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Preeja Pradeep, Divya P., Dr. Aryadevi R. D., Dr. Rekha P., Sangeeth Kumar, Rayudu YV

Publisher : Proceedings of the 11th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys), ACM, Italy.

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Preeja Pradeep, P., D., Arya Devi R. D., Rekha, P., Sangeeth K., and YV, R., “AMRITA Remote Triggered Wireless Sensor Network Laboratory Framework”, Proceedings of the 11th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys). ACM, Italy, 2013.

Book Chapter

Year : 2016

Over the Air Programming Method for Learning Wireless Sensor Networks

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Aryadevi R. D., Dr. Rekha P., Sangeeth Kumar, Preeja Pradeep, Divya P.

Publisher : Eds. ICISA 2016, Vietnam: Springer Singapore.

Sangeeth K., Preeja Pradeep, Rekha, P., P., D., Arya Devi R. D., and Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, “Over the Air Programming Method for Learning Wireless Sensor Networks”, K. J. Kim and Joukov, N., Eds. ICISA 2016, Vietnam: Springer Singapore, 2016, pp. 555–566.

Year : 2012

Wireless Sensor Network Based Ubiquitous Multi-Context Modeling and Reasoning

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Rekha P., Shanmugam, A.

Publisher : CAC‐WSN, Korea: IEEE.

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Shanmugam, A., and Rekha, P., “Wireless Sensor Network Based Ubiquitous Multi-Context Modeling and Reasoning”, in CAC‐WSN, Korea: IEEE, 2012, pp. 721–728.

Patents

Year : 2016

Adaptive Energy Management System and Method for Real Time Landslide Detection

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Rekha P.

M. V. Ramesh and Prabha, R., “Adaptive Energy Management System and Method for Real Time Landslide Detection”, India Patent 5075/CHE/20132013. November 11, 2013-Provisional, November 11, 2014-Nonprovisional, published June 24, 2016, RFE filed July 8, 2015.

Professional Experience

  • An active member of WINSOC landslide detection project deployment team undertaken by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in association with the European Union.
  • Active member of R T Labs project, implemented by the Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications.
  • 2008 – till date: Research Associate at Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications.
  • 2006 – 2007: Software Engineer at Chip Integration Technologies Limited, Bengaluru, India. Product development, testing and documentation in embedded systems domain.

 

Awards and Achievements

  • Best Poster Award SenSys2013
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