Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Dr B Somanathan Nair

Dr. B Somanathan Nair, one of the top engineering text authors born on September 1, 1950 in Kerala, India. In 1971, he obtained his Bachelor of Science (B. Sc) from University of Kerala. He had done his Master of Engineering (M.E) from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru in 1983 and PhD from Rajasthan Vidyapeedh, Udaipur, Rajasthan in the year 2010. Since 1972, he has been working as a teacher in various Engineering colleges and Universities in India. At the University of Idaho (Dept. of Electrical Engg), USA, he worked as a professor for the period of 1 year. He is a member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), USA and a life member of ISTE (Indian Society For Technical Education), India. He is a member of the Advisory Board, M G University, Kerala. Presently he is working as the Principal of Shahul Hameed Engineering College (S H M), kadakkal, Kollam, Kerala and Professor of Karyavattom University, Kerala.

He added his names in the history of every institution where he studied as a brilliant student and top scorer. During his high schooling, he had H. H. THE MAHARAJA’S MERIT SCHOLARSHIP and with UNIVERSITY MERIT SCHOLARSHIP, he completed his Pre Degree course. During his Graduation, he was awarded with NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP. In 1972, he started his career as a lecturer in NSS College, Palakkad. In 1973, he entered into Government Service as Lecturer in Government Engineering College, Thiruvananthapuram. Dr. B.S Nair succeeded being the Head of the Department for 10 years. He worked as Principal/Joint Director of various Engineering Colleges for another 8 years. For one and half years, he held the post as Controller of Examinations.

Apart from teaching he proved himself as a guide for students. His guidance includes research associated with M.Tech dissertations since 1988, Guidance of seminars of B.Tech and M.Tech students.

Administrative Positions held by Dr. B.S Nair :

Dr. B.S Nair succeeded being the Head of the Department for 10 years. He worked as Principal/Joint Director of various Engineering Colleges for another 8 years. For one and half years, he held the post as Controller of Examinations. He was the University Syndicate Member for 4 years and University Senate Member for 4 years. He was also the University Academic Council Member for 4 years. He worked as a Coordinator, GOI Impact Project.

Academic Positions held by Dr. B.S Nair:

He has 39 years of teaching experience in various universities around the world. Currently he is working as the Chairman, Board of Studies in Electronics (PG AND UG), MG University, Kottayam and the CO-Chairman, M.Tech Core Committee, MG University, Kottayam. He is  a member of , Board Of Studies In Electronics (UG), MG University. He held a position as a member in University Of Kerala, in the section "Board of Studies in Optoelectronics".

Research done by Dr. B.S Nair

Reviewer, International Conference on Mobile Telecommunication - 2010, St. Peters berg, Russia.
Reviewer, International Conference on Mobile Telecommunication - 2009, St. Peters berg, Russia.
Reviewer, International Conference on Simulation and Modelling MS 09, Thiruvananthapuram, India.
Co-Investigator, Research Project on “Applications of Thin-Film Coir Fibbers' in Electronic Industry”, a current research Work in collaboration with the Central Coir Board.
Research Collaborator, Central plantation Crops Research institute, Kayamkulam, in the “Development of Electronic Pest Detection methods” since 1985.

Guidance Of Research Projects 

His research topics associated with M.Tech dissertations includes the design and development of

Fiber-optic liquid sensor.
Y-guide fiber-optic vibration sensor.
Optical stethoscope.
Surface Profilometer.
Sensor for detection of adulteration in petrol.
Sensor for smoke and pollution detection.
Optical OFDM-performance analysis.
Automatic viscosity meter (using PIC).
Sensor for the detection of stress in heavy beams.

Topics Guided  of Seminars of B. TECH AND M. TECH Students Since 1971 Includes

Speech-signal processing
Holography
VLSI technology
Advances in lasers
Fiber-optic technology
Research Project on “Applications of Thin-Film Coir Fibers in Electronic Industry”.

His guidance for various research projects includes:

Automatic blood-group analyzer.
Fiber-optic liquid sensor.
Y-guide fiber-optic vibration sensor.

Publication of articles

He published Articles in Popular Books and News Papers.
Two Articles published in “Sarva Vignana Kosam”, (Malayalam Encyclopaedia).
A Very Popular Article on Antenna published in the Malayala Manorama Daily.

Text Books Published by Dr. B.S Nair

Network Analysis and Synthesis.
Electronics Lab and Workshop Manual, IK International.
Information Theory and Coding.
Signals and Systems.
Linear Integrated Circuits Analysis Design & Applications.
Applied Electromagnetic Theory: Analyses, Problems And Applications.
Basic Electronics (Includes Solved Problems & MCQs) .
Basic Communication and Information Engineering Book Description.
Solid State Devices .
Microwave Engineering.
Digital Signal Processing: Theory, Analysis And Digital- filter Design.
Electronics Devices And Applications.

Online order of books :

we can order text books written by Dr. B. Somanathan Nair online from the website 'www.bsnair.com'. Also we can purchase his books from all academic book stores.


CONTACT ADDRESS :

Dr. B. Somanathan Nair
Indeevaram,
VRA C-6,
 Vanchiyoor,
Thiruvananthapuram
email id: profbsnair@gmail.com
phone no: +919446030878

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