Krishnan C M C


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, June 8, 2015

Professional Experience: 

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering. National Institute of Technology Karnataka - Surathkal, Mangalore. June 2015 - till date
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering. School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa vidyapeetham, Bangalore, September 2014 to May 2015
  • Senior engineer: electronic controls, General Motors Corporation, July 2008 to March 2010
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Academic Background
  • Ph.D. Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, 2014
  • M. Tech. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India, 2008
  • B. Tech. University of Calicut, Kerala, India, 2006
Areas of Interest
  • Machine learning techniques for bio-signal characterization.
  • Parametric Macromodeling of complex systems.
  • Predictive modeling / behavior modeling methods for electrical energy systems.
Significant Projects

1) Young Faculty Research Fellowship - Biosignal processing system for the development of human-machine interaction, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, MeitY, Government of India, 2019- 2021, 10 Lakhs
2) An affordable therapeutic solution for rehabilitation of cerebral palsy children with crouch gait, DST-SERB, PI: Krishnan C.M.C., Co PIs: Deepu Vijayasenan (Dept of E&C), Ranjith M (Dept. ME), Prof. Sumam David (Dept of E&C), Sheron Figarado (School of Electrical Sciences, IIT Goa), Prof. Unnikrishnan B (Department of Community Medicine, KMC Hospital Mangalore), 2021-2024, 60 Lakhs.

Supervision of Ph.D
(i) SV Pramod (FT/Co-Guide, Submitted), (ii) Asif Abdullah (FT), (iii) Pratap Kumar Koppolu (FT), (iv) SHanmukhareddy Vippala (FT/Co-Guide)
Significant Publications
  1. Aditya Chandrasekar, Dhanush D Shekar, Abhishek C Hiremath, Krishnan Chemmanga, Detection of arrhythmia from electrocardiogram signals using a novel gaussian assisted signal smoothing and pattern recognition,Biomedical Signal Processing and Control,, 2022
  2. Pramod Sistla, Sheron Figarado, Krishnan Chemmangat, Narayan Manjarekar and Gangadharan Kallu Valappil,” Design and performance comparison of interconnection and damping assignment passivity-based control for vibration suppression in active suspension systems”, JOURNAL OF VIBRATION AND CONTROL PISSN: 10775463, Issue- 7-8, Vol 27, 893-911, 10.1177/1077546320933749.
  3. Asif Abdullah & Krishnan Chemmangat “Computationally Efficient sEMG based Silent Speech Interface using Channel Reduction and Decision Tree based Classification”, Procedia Computer Science , 171 Jan 2020 pp.120-129.
  4. Omkar Powar & Krishnan Chemmangat “Reducing the effect of wrist variation on pattern recognition of Myoelectric Hand Prostheses Control through Dynamic Time Warping”      Biomedical Signal Processing and Control            55        2020    pp.1-9
  5. Omkar S Powar, Krishnan ChemmangatDynamic time warping for reducing the effect of force variation on myoelectric control of hand prostheses, Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 48, 152-160, 2019
  6. Omkar S Powar, Krishnan Chemmangat, Sheron Figarado, A novel pre-processing procedure for enhanced feature extraction and characterization of electromyogram signals,  Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, 42, 277-286, 2018 Elsevier
  7. Krishnan Chemmangat, Francesco Ferranti,Tom Dhaene, and Luc Knockaert. Parametric Macromodeling of Linear High-Frequency Systems using Multiple Frequency Scaling and Sequential Sampling.  Electronics Letters, 5, No. 6 (2014): pp. 475-476 .
  8. Krishnan Chemmangat, Francesco Ferranti, Luc Knockaert, and Tom DhaeneParametric macromodeling for sensitivity responses from tabulated data. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 21, no. 8 (2011): pp. 397-399.


  1. Adesh Jagtap, Rohit Dharmadhikari, Tanmay Gajare, Pratap Kumar Koppolu and Krishnan Chemmangat, “Hybrid Electric Bicycle with Regeneration Capability”,International Conference on Automation, Signal Processing, Instrumentation & Control. (iCASIC 2020) VIT Vellore, February 2020.
  2. Omkar S Powar and Krishnan Chemmangat  “Comparison of Pre-Processing Filters on the Performance of sEMG based Pattern Recognition.” IEEE International Conference on PETPES, NITK Surathkal, August 2019.

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  1. Reciepient of Visvesvaraya Young Faculty fellowship award, sponsored by MEITY, India, since February 2019
  2. Received "Dehousse Grant" starting from April 2010 for four years to do the doctoral research at Ghent university, Belgium.
  3. Received grant from Research foundation, Flanders Belgium (FWO) for participation in IEEE conference, ICEAA 2012 Held at Cape town, South Africa in September 2012.
  4. Secured University level second rank in B. Tech. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Calicut, 2006.