Universal Engineering College

Faculty Profile

Enrolment ID 2127
Name Dr. Nitha C Velayudhan
Designation HOD & PROFESSOR
Date of Joining 02/01/2017
Contact Email nitha@uec.ac.in
Qualification PhD, M.E in Computer Science and Engineering
Experience In Years 18
Area of Interests Adhoc Networking, Network security, Machine Learning, DataMining
Area of Specialization Adhoc Network Security

Education Summary

Degree Specialization Institute University Year of Pass
PhD VANET Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education 2022
M.E Computer Science and Engineering - VMU VMKV VM University Salem 2010
B.Tech Information Techology VJCET M.G University 2005

Employment History

Designation Institute Duration
Associate Professor Universal Engineering College 2017- till date
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor at SNMIMT, Maliankara 2009-2016
Lecturer Sahrdaya College of Engineering and Technology, Thrissur 2008-2009
Lecturer Toc H Institute of Science and Technology, Arrakunnam 2007-2008
Lecturer Jyothi Engineering College, Thrissur 2007
Lecturer SNMIMT, Maliankara 2006-2007
Lecturer KBN College Of Engineering (KBNCE), Gulbarga 2005-2006


patent received for : iot device to monitor paralyzed patients to facilitate the needs and to meet their requirement based on the gestures/touch sense frequency using strong deep learning and image processing techniques

Current Responsibilities

  • HOD of CSE
  • CSE advisory council member
  • Internal complaint committee convener.
  • IIT Spoken Tutorial In charge
  • Department Timetable Committee In charge
  • Class Tutor of S8 CSE 2017 -2021 Batch
  • Department Coordinator of Add On Course
  • Department NAAC Criteria 3 Member


  • “Sybil Attack in VANET Operating in an Urban Environment: An Overview”, International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks, Organized by Mar Baselois College of Engineering and Technology in Association with University of Dayton, Ohio held during 12t h and 13t h December, 2020.
  • “Three Factors Based Sybil Attack Detection and RSU Corruption Detection in the VANET Environment”, National Conference on Advances in Computing Communication Signals, Energy and Technology, Organized by College of Engineering, Vadakara, held during 26t h and 27t h May 2021.
  • “Sybil attack RSU detection using EWCA and WOA-AODV Techniques”, International Conference on Technology Engineering. Mathematics and Science Organized by Society of Aero at Government Art Museum, Chandigarh on 1st June 2019
  • Using Machine Learning Techniques in Sports Medicine to Predict Injuries and Provide Recommendation to Orthopaedic Treatments after Surgery,” Conference: International Conference on Computational Science and Emerging Technologies-ICCSET,august,2020.


  • “Sybil Attack Detection and Secure Data Transmission in VANET using CMEHA-DNN and MD5-ECC”, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, DOI 10.1007/s1652-021-03379-3, July 2021, (SCI).
  • “Sybil Attack with Corrupted RSU Detection and Location privacy in Urban VANET- an Efficient EPORP Technique”, Wireless Personal Communications, DOI 10.21203/rs.3.rs-680396/v1, July 2021, (Manuscript No: WIRE-D-21-01734R1) (SCI).
  • “Review On Avoiding Sybil Attack In VANET While Operating In An Urban Environment,” Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, Volume 97. No 20, 2019, (SCOPUS Indexed).
  • Artificial Intelligence Approach Based on Hybrid CNN-XGB Model to Achieve High Prediction Accuracy through Feature Extraction, Classification, and Regression for Enhancing Drug Discovery in Biomedicine,International Journal Of Biology And Biomedical Engineering ,june 2021(SCOPUS Indexed).
  • Applying an Optimal Feature Ranking and Selection Algorithm and Random Forest Classifier Algorithm along with K-Fold Cross validation for Classification of Blood Cancer Cells,European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine ISSN 2515-8260,2020
  • Embedding machine learning in air traffic control systems to generate effective route plans for aircrafts in order to avoid collisions, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology 97(2):605.

Specialized Training

Name Year
Train The Trainer Program (CAMPUS CONNECT) 2008

Awards and achievements

  • Obtained teaching excellence award for securing 96% results in KTU examinations (2021).
  • 2 best paper awards in national and international conference

Chapter Published

Title of the paper/article Publisher Year Page (From-To) ISBN No
Sybil Attack in VANET Operating in an Urban Environment: An Overview Advances in Communication Systems and Networks ------- pp.433-442 10.1007/978-981-15-3992-3_36

Training Programs Attended

Name of the Program Institution Period
FDP ON COMPILER DESIGN Universal Engineering college, Thrissur 7 days
FDP on Theory of computation Universal engineering college, Thrissur 7 days
FDP on Trends and technologies in digital era" Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education. 5 days
Latest trends and challenges in IT industry RMD Engg college 5 days
Moodle Learning Programme, Online ------- 5 days
workshop on DBMS IIT Bombay 14 days
“placement officers workshop and entrepreneurship conference”-power 12 AISAT 2 days
workshop on communication networks Jyothi College of engg 2 days
instructional design and delivery SNMIMT 5 days
interactive session on management development programme TOCH 2 days
National workshop on PATTERN RECOGNITION AND IMAGE PROCESSING KBN College of engineering 2 days
FDP on Analysis and implementation of data security Aon hosts and network Muthoot institute of engineering and technology 5 days

Faculty as member of Expert Committees

Committee Institution Designation Period
Selection committee member for conducting project assistant interview Irinijalakuda block panchayat Selection committee member 1 day

Fellowship/Membership in professional bodies/Academics

Name Year
ISTE Life long membership

Programs Organized

Name of the Program Institution Period
5 day National Level online Faculty Development Program on 'MOODLE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM' IIT Bombay 5 days

Department Responsibilities

  • Department advisory council member
  • HOD of CSE
  • Department Timetable Committee
  • Class Tutor of S8 CSE 2017 -2021 Batch
  • Department Coordinator of Add On Course
  • Department NAAC Criteria 3 Member.