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Subramaniam Ganesan, Ph.D.

Subramaniam Ganesan Headshot

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
440 EC; (248) 370-2206; Fax: (248) 370-4633
[email protected]

  • Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore), 1979
  • Joined Oakland University in 1986
  • Chair of CSE dept., Oakland University, 1991-98.
  • Currently: Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • Director, Real Time and DSP System Laboratory (RTDL)
  • Associate Director, Center for Robotics, Unmanned and Intelligent Systems (CRUIS)
  • 1984-86 Faculty member, Western Michigan University
  • 1983-84 Visiting Professor, Concord University, Montreal, Canada
  • 1979-80 DAAD Fellow, Ruhr University, Bochum, West Germany
  • 1971-83 Scientist, National Aeronautics Laboratory, India
  • Senior Member of IEEE; IEEE Distinguished Speaker (2005-2009), IEEE SEM Computer Chapter Chair
  • Research grants from Texas Instruments, Motorola, RPS and Electrocon Companies, Chrysler, International Technology Connection (ITC)
  • Guiding two full-time and four part-time Ph.D. students
  • Life Time Achievement Award from ISPE; Loyd Withrow Distinguished Speaker Award SAE 2012


Graduate level courses

  • Real time systems
  • FPGA based embedded systems
  • Microprocessor based embedded systems
  • DSP in embedded systems
  • Validation and verification of embedded systems
  • Parallel Computer Architecture and multi core embedded system programming
  • Developing embedded senor systems for real time tracking and Internet of things


  • Divisible Load Scheduling in multi-core and multi-processor systems
  • Condition Based Maintenance
  • Real Time DSP/Multiprocessor Systems for Specific Applications
  • Model Based Systems design
  • Multicore engine controller for low cost and high gas mileage
  • Application of computer engineering for assistance to the needy, safety and comfort of the world
  • Real time tracking with iPad display and sensors

    U.S. Provisional Patent: Steve Oberc, Hare Patnaik and Subra Ganesan, Application
    No.: 62/169,194, Filed: June 1, 2015; For: SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR

    U.S. Provisional Patent: Subramaniam Ganesan, Aqeel F. Aqeel and John Chupa
    “Retina analysis” 5/13/2016

Selected Publications

  1. Lakshmi Nambiar, Vinod Kumar Gopal, Ashwin D, Subramaniam Ganesan “Optimization of Solar Energy Utilization, System Reliability and Utility Savings using a New Framework” International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE) ( http://www.ijrte.org/) ISSN: 2277-3878, Volume-8 Issue-6, March 2020 
  2. Manimurugan Shanmuganathan ; Saad Almutairi ; Majed Mohammed Aborokbah ; Subramaniam Ganesan ; Varatharajan R, “Review of advanced computational approaches on multiple sclerosis segmentation and classification”, IET Signal Processing, https://digital-library.theiet.org/ search?value1=&option1=all&value2 =manimurugan+ shanmuganathan&option2=author, 2020
  3. Priyank Srivastava, Dinesh Khanduja, Subramaniam Ganesan “Fuzzy methodology application for risk analysis of mechanical system in process industry” Int J Syst Assur Eng Manag https://doi.org/10.1007/s13198-019-00857-y; Springer, 20 September 2019, 16 pages.
  4. U Shukla, A Mishra, G Jasmine, V Vaidehi, Subramaniam Ganesan, “A deep neural network for roadside analysis and lane detection” Proceedings of Computer Science, Elsevier, Science Direct, 165 (2019) pp 252-258. www.science direct.com – open access article.
  5. Kahlon, M., and Ganesan, S. “Real Time Driver Drowsiness Detection.” IEEE EIT Conference, 2018.
  6. Doan, T.P., and Ganesan, S. “CAN Crypto Chipo to Secure Data Transmitted Through CAN Bus
  7. Using AES 128 and SHA-1 Algorithms with\ Asymmetric Key.” SAE World Congress, Paper number: 2017-01-1612, 2017.

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