Thyagharajan received his B.E. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from PSG College of Technology and M.E. in Applied Electronics from Coimbatore Institute of Technology, India in 1988. He also possesses a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from Bharathiar University, India. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Information and Communication Engineering from Anna University in 2007. He is in teaching profession for more than three decades and served as Principal, Dean and Professor at various Engineering Colleges. He has written 5 books in Computing including Flash MX 2004 published by McGraw Hill. He is reviewer and editorial board member for many International Journals and Conferences, and recognized Ph.D. supervisor. He has published more than 100 papers in International Journals and Conferences. He has four patents published to his credit. His research interests are Computer vision and Machine learning. He is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India).