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educator , Computer engineer

Paruvachi Ammasai Venkatachalam, Indian computer engineer, educator. Achievements include invention of electronic walking stick. Recipient many prizes for various projects, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Fellow: Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, Academy of Sciences; member: Indian Society Technology Education (life).

Background

Venkatachalam, Paruvachi Ammasai was born on June 7, 1934 in Paruvachi, Erode, India. Son of Paruvachi Kolandaisamy Ammasaigounder and Paruvachi Rgounder Chinnammal.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering with honors, Madras University, 1957. Master of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, 1973.

Career

Professor Anna University, Madras, 1976—1985, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, 1985—1986, Anna University, 1986—1988, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Trondh Perak, 1988—2000, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Trondh Perak, since 2001. Member academic council Anna University, 1976—1984. Member single man commission on engineering education United Nations Educational, Burma and Bangladesh, 1885.

Member senate Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pinang, 1988—1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of electronic walking stick.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Basic Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 1980, Textbook of Software Engineering, 1999.

Membership

Fellow: Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, Academy of Sciences. Member: Indian Society Technology Education (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Basketball, hockey, chess.

Connections

Married Sarojini Venkatachalam, May 28, 1961. Children: P.V.R. Raja, V. Chitralegha, V.R. Kumar, V.L. Samy.

father:
Paruvachi Kolandaisamy Ammasaigounder

mother:
Paruvachi Rgounder Chinnammal

spouse:
Sarojini Venkatachalam

child:
V.L. Samy Venkatachalam

child:
P.V.R. Raja Venkatachalam

child:
V. Chitralegha Venkatachalam

child:
V.R. Kumar Venkatachalam