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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: Energy Optimization, 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

Book Chapter

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 : Springer Singapore, ICISA 2016

Conference Paper

WSN based heliostat control for a solar thermal cooking system

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

Publisher : 2013 IEEE Energytech

A Mobile Software for Health Professionals to Monitor Remote Patients

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

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

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 on

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 on

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

DVM based Scalable and Adaptive Multipath Routing in MANET For Emergency Rescue Application

Authors : Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Dr. Rekha P., Prabaharan, P., Shameem, A. A.

Publisher : Wireless and Optical Communications Conference (WOCC), 2012 21st Annual

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

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)

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, Balaji Hariharan, P. Venkat Rangan

Publisher : 2016 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)

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

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)

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)

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

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

Conference Proceedings

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)

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

Journal Article

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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