Ms S Nirmala

Ms S Nirmala

Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering

Loyola-ICAM College of Engineering and Technology

email ID: nirmala@licet.ac.in


Ms Nirmala S is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. She is interested in Mathematical foundations of Computer Science. She teaches Theory of Computation, Compiler Design, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Data Analytics, Data warehousing and Data mining and programming courses like Object Oriented Programming, Programming Paradigms, Problem Solving and Python Programming.

Academic Biography


  • Qualification: B.E, M.Tech
  • Specialization: Computer Science and Engineering
  • Work Experience: 18 Years
  • Professional Body Membership: ISTE (LN 40537), IAENG (105853)

Guest Lectures Delivered

  • Anna University – FDP on “Principles of Compiler Design” at Sai Ram Institute of Technology, Chennai in 2018
  • Two days workshop on “LEX and YACC Tool” at Sai Ram Institute of Technology, Chennai in 2017
  • One day workshop on “Theory of computation” at Andhra Loyola in 2015.
  • One day seminar on “Quality Management System – ISO 9001:2008” at Idhaya Engineering College in 2014

Funded Programmes Organized

  • Coordinated with NITTTR for one week online FDP on “Laboratory Safety Measures” in 2019
  • Coordinated with NITTTR for one week Online STTP on “Problem Based Learning”, in 2019
  • Coordinated with NITTTR for one week Online STTP on “National Board of Accreditation”, in 2019
  • Coordinated workshops on Spoken Tutorial from IITB for Teachers on “Python Programming”, and “R Programming” in 2019
  • Coordinated Online FDP on “Foundation Program in ICT for Education and ICT – Pedagogy for Online and Blended Teaching- Learning Process “, conducted by IITB funded by NMEICT, MHRD, India in 2017
  • Coordinated Online FDP on “Introduction to analysis of Algorithms”, conducted by IITKGP funded by NMEICT, MHRD India in 2015
  • Coordinated Online FDP on “Computer Networking”, conducted by IITB funded by NMEICT, MHRD India in 2014
  • Coordinated and handled sessions in one week FDP on Principles of Compiler Design, funded by Centre for Faculty Development, Anna University in 2013
  • Coordinated Workshop on “Heterogeneous Data Integration” funded by CSIR in 2010
  • Coordinated workshop on “Flexible Wireless Sensor Networks for Military Applications”, funded by DRDO in 2010
  • Coordinated one day Seminar on “Grid Computing”  funded by CSIR in 2009

FDP/ Seminars/ Workshops attended since 2012

  • AICTE – STTP on “Predictive Analytics in Big Data Applications using Hadoop and R-Programming” Dec 2019, at SNIST, Hyderabad
  • Hands on training on Artificial Neural Network using MATLABat MIT, Chennai during 25th – 27th May 2018
  • Awareness Workshop on Outcome based Education and Accreditation, at Anna University in 2018
  • Hands on Training Programme on Big Data Analytics using Hadoop, at MIT, Chennai in 2017
  • “Design the Thinking”, at Intellect School of Design Thinking, in 2017
  • Workshop on Advancement and Automation of Accreditation, at Anna University in 2017
  • Workshop on Android Developer Fundamentals, by Google at LICET in 2016
  • Kanithamzhil Paeravai, at Anna University in 2016
  • Conference on Engineering Response to Climate Change, at LICET in 2016
  • One week Coordinator Workshop on “Introduction to Analysis of Algorithms” at IITKGP, in 2015
  • One week Coordinator Workshop on Computer Networking, at IITB, in 2014
  • One week Online ISTE-FDP on Cyber Security by IITB at LICET in 2014
  • One week Online ISTE – FDP on “Computer Programming” by IITB at LICET in 2014
  • One week Online ISTE – FDP on Analog Electronics by IITKGP at LICET in 2013
  • One week Online ISTE-FDP on Database Management Systems by IITB at LICET in 2013
  • Workshop on Aakash for education by IITB at LICET in 2012
  • Workshop on IBM- Rational Suite, by IBM at LICET in Sep2012
  • One week Faculty Orientation Programme at LICET every year since 2012

Awards & Achievements

  • Set Answer key for “IT6006 Data Analytics” for Anna University Question paper in Apr-May2018 Examinations.

100% results in Anna University Examinations:

  • “Data Analytics” in Dec 2017
  • “Software Project Management” in April 2016
  • “Programming in C”, in Dec2015
  • “Software Project Management”, in April 2015

Internal Consultancy Project:

  • Developed Software for Online Feedback System at LICET

Research & Publications

1.Projects Undertaken

  • Completed Project on “Interactive Virtual Historical Monuments of Tamil Nadu”, funded by TNSCST in 2019

2.Patents Filed : 01


  • Crime Data Analysis and Prediction of Perpetrator Identity Using Machine Learning Approach, A Mary Shermila, Amrith Basil Bellarmine , Nirmala Santiago, 2018 2nd IEEE International Conference on Trends in Electronics and Informatics (ICOEI), 03rd December 2018
  • Decision Support System for a Chronic Disease-Diabetes, Monisha A, Shalin Christina S, Nirmala Santiago, International Journal of Computer & Mathematical Sciences, IJCMS, ISSN 2347 – 8527, Volume 7, Issue 3, March 2018, 127-1313.
  • “Centralized monitoring of coverage of Syllabi – A software based approach” in the National Journal of Technical and Vocational Education in the year Dec 2009
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