Kalyan Veeramachaneni

Research Interests:

Distributed detection/Classification

Intelligent Systems

Swarm intelligence

Prognostics and Diagnostics of Critical Systems

Biometrics

 

 

Applications

 

Biometrics

Wind Turbine Diagnostics and Prognostics

Localization and Data Communications for First Responders

 

Education:

 

PhD Electrical Engineering

Syracuse University - August 2009

 

M. S. Computer Engineering

Syracuse University – May, 2005

 

B.S, Electrical Engineering

Jawahar Lal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India – May 2001

 

         

Research and Publications Teaching Honors and Awards Service

Research Publications:

Presentations to Larger Research Community:

Veeramachaneni K.; Osadciw L., “Achieving better than human design in detecting events of interest in bandwidth constrained sensor networks,”

HUMIES Competition, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Atlanta, July 14, 2008. (Finalist)

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Gao, W.; Osadciw, L., “Ultra wide band pulse shape design and multilateration for localization of first responders,”

Nunan Research Day, Syracuse, NY, April 16, 2008. (Best Poster Award).

 

PhD Dissertation:

- Swarm Intelligence based Optimization, Control and Self –Organization of Distributed Sensor Networks

Masters Thesis:

- An evolutionary algorithm based approach for multimodal biometrics fusion

 

 

 25BBook Chapters

 

Osadciw, L.; Veeramachaneni, K., Particle Swarm Optimization for Continuous, Binary and Discrete Search Spaces, Particle Swarm Optimization:

Series on Robotics and Automation, forthcoming in 2009.

 

Srinivas, N.; Veeramachaneni, K; Osadciw, L., “Combining Correlated Data from Multiple Classifiers,”

 Springer Edited Volume: Swarm Intelligence for Multi-objective Problems in Data Mining, Editors: Carlos A. Coello Coello; Dehuri, S.; Ghosh,  S., forthcoming in 2009.

 

Veeramachaneni, K; Osadciw, L., “Towards Pareto Solution Set for Distributed Inference Making in Bandwidth Constrained Sensor Networks,

 Springer-Verlag Edited Volume: Applications of Swarm Intelligence, Editors: Engelbrecht, A.; Middendorf, M., forthcoming in 2009.

 

Osadciw, L.; Veeramachaneni, K., “Decision Level Fusion (Layered Biometrics),”

Encyclopedia of Biometrics, Editor: Li, Stan Z.; Editorial Advisor: Jain, A., Springer- Verlag, 2009. 

 

Osadciw, L.; Varshney, P.; Veeramachaneni, K., “Optimum Fusion Rules for Multimodal Biometrics,”

Multisensor Surveillance Systems: A Fusion Perspective, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.

 

26BJournal Articles (Published)

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L.; Varshney, P. K., “An adaptive multimodal biometric management algorithm,”

Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, IEEE Transactions on, vol.35, no.3, pp.344-356, Aug. 2005. (pdf)

 

Osadciw, L.; Veeramachaneni, K.; Gao, W.; Kamath, G., “Intelligent Processing Techniques Making Practical Emergency Response Sensor Networks,”

to appear, Springer Operations Research Journal (OPSEARCH), forthcoming in 2009.

 

Veeramachaneni, K; Osadciw, L., “Situation Assessment and Autonomous Control and Optimization of Biometric Sensor Network,”

to appear, International Journal of Biometrics (forthcoming in 2009).

 

Veeramachaneni, K; Osadciw, L., “Forming Tandem Sensor Networks: A Swarm Intelligence Approach,”

 Swarm Intelligence Journal (under revision)

 

Journal Articles (Under Review, copies are available @ web.syr.edu/~kveerama/reports.html)

 

Gao, W.; Veeramachaneni, K.; Kamath, G.; Osadciw, L. “Swarms for Ultrawideband Locationing Systems,”

Submitted to Swarm Intelligence Journal.

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L.; Ross, A.; Srinivas, N., “Decision Fusion of Correlated Biometric Classifiers,”

Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Forensics and Security.

 

Veeramachaneni, K; Osadciw, L., “Biometric Sensor Management: Trade-offs in Time, Accuracy, and Energy,”

Submitted to IEEE Systems Journal.

 

Journal Articles (to be submitted)

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Avasarala, V.; Osadciw, L.; Weizhong, Y. ; Goebel, K. ; “A Systems Approach to Decision Fusion for a Large Number of Correlated Classifiers,”

to be submitted to Pattern Recognition, Elsevier.

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Gao, W.; Osadciw, L.; “Ultra wide band signal design,”

to be submitted to International Journal of Ultra wide band Communications and Systems.

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Articles  

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L., “An autonomous and adaptive biometric sensor network,”

submitted to Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Biometric Workshop, 2009. CVPRW '09. (pdf)

 

Srinivas, N.; Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L., “Fusing Correlated Data from Multiple Classifiers for Improved Biometric Verification,”

Accepted, 12th International Conference on Information Fusion, July 6-9, 2009, Seattle, USA. (pdf)

 

Xiang Ye, Veeramachaneni, K.; Yanjun Yan, Osadciw, L., “Unsupervised Learning and Fusion for Failure Detection in Wind Turbines,”

Accepted, 12th International Conference on Information Fusion, July 6-9, 2009, Seattle, USA. (pdf)

 

Bansal, J. C.; Deep, K.; Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L., “Information sharing strategy among particles in particle swarm optimization using Laplacian operator,”

Swarm Intelligence Symposium, 2009,  IEEE,  pp.30-36, March 30 2009-April 2 2009. (pdf)

 

Gao, W.; Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L., “Achieving spectrum efficiency through signal design for ultra wide band sensor networks,”

Swarm Intelligence Symposium, 2009,  IEEE pp.122-128, March 30 2009-April 2 2009. (pdf)

 

Gao, W.; Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L.; Kamath, G., “A novel ultra wide band locationing system using swarm enabled learning approaches,”

Swarm Intelligence Symposium, 2009,  IEEE ,  pp.129-136, March 30 2009-April 2 2009. (pdf)

 

Gao, W.; Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L., “Ultra wide band signal design using particle swarms,”

 Late breaking paper, IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium, St. Louis, September 21- 23, 2008. 

 

Srinivas, N.; Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L., “Swarms for designing fusion functions for correlated biometric classifiers,”

Late breaking paper, IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium, St. Louis, September 21- 23, 2008. 

 

Veeramachaneni, K; Osadciw, L., “Swarm intelligence based optimization and control of decentralized serial sensor networks,”

Swarm Intelligence Symposium, 2008, IEEE , pp.1-8, 21-23 Sept. 2008. (pdf)

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L.; Ross, A.; Srinivas, N., “Decision-level fusion strategies for correlated biometric classifiers,”

 Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops, 2008. CVPRW '08. IEEE Computer Society Conference on, pp.1-6, 23-28 June 2008 (Best Paper Award) (pdf)

 

Osadciw, L.; Veeramachaneni, K., “Sensor network management through fitness function design in multi-objective optimization,”

Signals, Systems and Computers, 2007. ACSSC 2007. Conference Record of the Forty-First Asilomar Conference on, pp.1648-1651, 4-7 Nov. 2007. (pdf)

 

Veeramachaneni, K; Osadciw, L, “Design of distributed detection system with correlated heterogeneous sensors,”

 Proceedings of 45th Annual Allerton Conference, Allerton Park, September 26-28, 2007. (pdf)

Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L.; Kamath, G., “Probabilistically driven particle swarms for optimization of multi valued discrete problems: design and analysis,”

Swarm Intelligence Symposium, 2007. SIS 2007. IEEE, pp.141-149, 1-5 April 2007 (Best Paper Award). (pdf)

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Weizhong Yan; Goebel, K.; Osadciw, L., “Improving classifier fusion using particle swarm optimization,”

Computational Intelligence in Multicriteria Decision Making, IEEE Symposium on, pp.128-135, 1-5 April 2007. (pdf)

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L., “Dynamic particle swarm optimizer for information fusion in non stationary wireless sensor networks,”

Proceedings of IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium, 2006. (pdf)

 

Osadciw, L.; Veeramachaneni, K., “A controllable sensor management algorithm capable of learning,”

 Proceedings of SPIE Defence and Security Symposium, Orlando, Florida, March 28-31, 2005. (pdf)

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L., “Multiple sectors, multi function, multi radar dwell time management using particle swarm optimization (M3RTM),”

Radar, 2006 IEEE Conference on, pp. 7 pp.-, 24-27 April 2006. (pdf)

 

Veeramachaneni, K; Osadciw, L., “Optimal scheduling in sensor networks using swarm intelligence,”

Proceedings of 38th Annual Conference on Information Systems and Sciences, March 17-19, 2004, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey. (pdf)

 

Veeramachaneni, K; Osadciw, L., “Dynamic sensor management using multi objective particle swarm optimization,”

Proceedings of SPIE Defence and Security Symposium, April 16-20, 2004, Orlando, Florida. (pdf)

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L.; Varshney, P., “An evolutionary algorithm based approach for dynamic thresholding in multimodal biometrics,”

(Invited Paper) International Conference on Biometric Authentication, July 12-17, 2004, Hong Kong, HK.  (pdf)

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Peram, T.; Mohan, C. K.; Osadciw, L., “Optimization using particle swarm with near neighbor interactions,”

GECCO 2003, Lecture Notes Computer Science, Springer Verlag, Vol. 2723 / 2003. (pdf)

 

Peram, T.; Veeramachaneni, K.; Mohan, C. K., “Fitness-distance-ratio based particle swarm optimization,”

Swarm Intelligence Symposium, 2003. SIS '03. Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE, pp. 174-181, 24-26 April 2003. (pdf)

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Osadciw, L.; Varshney, P., “An adaptive multimodal biometric fusion algorithm using particle swarm,”

 Proceedings of SPIE, Aerosense, April 21-25, 2003, Orlando, Florida. (pdf)

 

Osadciw, L.; Varshney, P.; Veeramachaneni, K., “Improving personal identification accuracy using multisensor fusion for building access control applications,”

 Information Fusion, 2002. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on, vol.2, no., pp. 1176-1183 vol.2, 2002. (pdf)

 

Technical Reports and Educational Activities

 

Mansouri, N.; Veeramachaneni, K., “A Dynamic VLSI-CAD Education System with Error-Correction through Feedback,”

submitted to 7th IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Systems Education, July 25-27, 2009, San Francisco, CA.

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Mansouri, N., “Educating Micro-Electronics system design via. a Peer Learning Organization: A Syracuse University Experience,”

under preparation.

 

Workshop Presentations  

 

Hennigan, C.; Veeramachaneni K.; Osadciw L., “Fusing multiple information from ECG for human identification,

The EMBS HealthTech Symposium, (HealthTech, Fall 2008), Welch Allyn Lodge, Syracuse, November 6th 2008.

 

Osadciw, L.; Gao, W.; Veeramachaneni K.; Kamath G., “A novel system approach for locating using ultra wide band signals in emergency responder systems,”

Technology Workshop  on Precision Indoor Personnel Location and Tracking for Emergency Responders, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, August 4, 2008.

 

Veeramachaneni, K.; Weihua Gao, Osadciw, L., Ultra wide band pulse shape design and multilateration for localization of first responder,”

Central New York Academic Excellence Symposium, Syracuse, NY, June 12, 2008. (Runner-up Best Poster Award)

 

Osadciw, L.; Muraleedharan, R.; Veeramachaneni, K., “Wireless sensor networks: Do Ants Help?,

Visiting Lecture, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, January, 2008.

 

Osadciw, L.; Veeramachaneni, K., “Defining effective fitness functions for multi-objective optimization in sensor network management,”

IEEE Upstate New York Communication and Network Workshop, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, November, 2006.

 

Osadciw, L; Veeramachaneni, K., “Biometric building security concept,”

 Environmental, Quality, and, and System Assurance, Syracuse, NY, October, 2002.

 

Teaching

Teaching Assistant

 

Instructor

Guest Lectures

 

Honors and Awards

 

·        Student Speaker, L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, Graduate Convocation, May 8, 2009.

·         Towards better than Human Design in Detecting Events of Interest in Bandwidth Constrained Sensor Networks”, Finalist for Human Competitive results competition, (Humies) ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO), July, 2008.

·        Best Paper Award, IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference, Workshop on Biometrics, June, 2008.

·        Best Poster Award, Nunan Research Day, Syracuse University, April, 2008.

·        Runner-up, Best Poster Award, Central New York Academic Excellence Symposium, June, 2008.

·        Best Paper Award, IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium, April, 2007.

·        Outstanding Thesis Award for Master’s Thesis, 2005, Graduate School, Syracuse University.

·        Deans Scholarship of Merit, EECS, August, 2005.

·        Travel Grants: IEEE SSCI, 2009 (Co-author), IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium, 2008.

·        Travel Grant, GROVE ($800): For contributions towards GROVE

 

Service

Professional Service

 

Leadership Activities

Educational Activities