Dr. V. Kalaichelvi

Professor, Head of Department, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Artificial Intelligence, Control systems, fuzzy logic for modeling and Control, Intelligent Control System Aspects applied to Robotics, Mechatronics
BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus Dubai International Academic City  P. O. Box No. - 345055  Dubai, UAE


International Journals 

1. Singh, A., Shakeel, M., Kalaichelvi, V., Karthikeyan, R. A Vision-Based Bio-Inspired Reinforcement Learning Algorithms for Manipulator Obstacle Avoidance. Electronics 2022, 11(21), 3636.

2.  Singh A, Kalaichelvi V, DSouza A, Karthikeyan R. GAN-Based Image Dehazing for Intelligent 
     Weld Shape Classification and Tracing Using Deep Learning. Applied Sciences. 2022,
3.Abhilasha Singh., Kalaichelvi V., Karthikeyan R, ”A Review on Vision-Based Robot Control for Collision Free Autonomous Robot”, Cogent Engineering,vol. 9, no. 1, pp.1-45,2022.
4.  Abhilasha Singh, Kalaichelvi V, Yuvalakshmi N, Karthikeyan R, Kumar K, Mathematical Modeling and Kinematic Analysis of 5 DOF Serial Link Manipulator for Online Real-Time Pick and Place Applications, International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2023, 13(2):1522-1532.
 5.      Abhilasha Singh., Kalaichelvi V., Karthikeyan R, Performance Analysis of Object Detection Algorithms for Robotic Welding Applications in Planar Environment, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, DOI: 10.1080/0951192X.2022.2162601 (Article in press)


6.    Abhilasha Singh., Kalaichelvi V., Karthikeyan R., ”Genetic Algorithm Based Optimization of SLAM for Autonomous Navigation of TETRIX Prizm Mobile Robot, International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation”,vol. 9 no.1, pp.32-46,2022. DOI: 10.1504/IJMA.2022.120478.

7.Raja Muthalagu, Anudeepsekhar Bolimera and  Kalaichelvi V"Vehicle Lane Markings  Segmentation and Keypoint Determination Using Deep Convolutional Neural   Networks”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer,2021. (SCIE, SCOPUS) (IF= 2.313)

8.Mattara Chalill Subin.,Abhilasha Singh., Venkatesan Kalaichelvi.,Ramanujam Karthikeyan and chinnapalaniandi Periasamy., “Design and Robustness Analysis of Intelligent Controllers for Commercial Green House”.,Mech Sci.,11.,pp.299-316.,2020., (SCIE,SCOPUS,IF=1.015).

9.Raja Muthalagu, Anudeepsekhar Bolimera and V. Kalaichelvi " Lane detection technique based on perspective transformation and histogram analysis for self-driving cars” Computers & Electrical Engineering, Elseiver, Vol. 85, July 2020, 106653. (SCIE, SCOPUS) (IF= 2.663)

10. Abhilasha Singh,V.Kalaichelvi & R.Karthikeyan. Application of Convolutional Neural   Network for Classification and Tracking of Weld Seam Shapes for TAL Brabo Manipulator.,Materials Today: Proceedings., Volume 28.,Part 2,2020,pp 491-497,

11.Kalaichelvi Venkatesan., Abhishek Mungekar., Karthikeyan Ramanujam., Jason Savio Lourence, I.,2019.,Intelligent Control Approach for Fluid Power Transmission of a Wind Turbine System,Journal of physics: Conference Series(International).,Vol.1276,no.1,pp.1-11.

12.Srinath Hanumantha Rao,V.Kalaichelvi & R.Karthikeyan.,2018,Tracing a Weld Line using Artificial Neural Neworks,International Journal of Networked and Distributed Computing,volume 6,Issue 4,pp.216-223.

13.Ketul Patel, Kalaichelvi,V.,Karthikeyan,R.,& Sriparvathi Bhattathiri.,2018.Modelling and Simulation of Incremental Sheet Metal Forming Process using CNC Machine Tool., Procedia Manufacturing ,Vol.26 ,pp. 95–106.

14.Martin, D.J., Aaditya Saraiya., Kalaichelvi, V., Karthikeyan, R. 2018,Vision-based Forward Kinematics Using ANN for Weld LineDetection with a 5-DOF Robot Manipulator.,Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 706.,pp.309-318,Springer, Singapore.

15. Shamith L Saldanha., Kalaichelvi, V., & Karthikeyan,R., 2018. Prediction Analysis of Weld-Bead and Heat Affected Zone in TIG welding using Artificial Neural Networks, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering Vol. 346 .,pp.1-8.doi:10.1088/1757-99X/346/1/012038,pp.1-8.

16.Vishank Bhatia ,V.Kalaichelvi & R. Karthikeyan (2017): Comparison of GA tuned fuzzy logic and NARMA-L2 controllers for motion control in 5-DOF robot, International Journal of Computers and Applications , (Taylor & Francis ISSN: 1206212X (SJR: 0.11 upto 2015)

17.AthiraNath and Kalaichelvi V., “An Intelligent Technique for Image Compression”.,International Journal of Recent Development in Engineering and Technology.,June,pp.1-6.,2014.  

18. Sampath, S. Kalaichelvi, V.  “'Assessment of Mortgage Applications Using Fuzzy    Logic”, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International    Science Index,Economics and Business Sciences,2014., 2(8), 459.

19. MugdhaPolimera and Kalaichelvi V., “Stability and Robustness Analysis of a     LASER  Guided  Missile System Using PID Controller” Applied Mechanics and Materials.,Vol. 666., pp 208-212.,October 2014.

20. Yashaan Cooper., Ganesh Ram.R.K.,Kalaichelvi V., Vishank Bhatia., "Stabilization  and Control Of An Autonomous Quadcopter”., Applied Mechanics and Materials.,Vol. 666., pp 162-165.,October 2014

21.R.Karthikeyan,R.K.Ganesh Ram and V.Kalaichelvi., “Modeling and Control Techniques for  Microstructure Development” .,Applied Mechanics and Materials., Transtech  Publications., Switzerland, Vol.541-542,pp.317-323.,March 2014.

22. Kalaichelvi V., Ganesh Ram R.K.and Karthikeyan R, “Biomass Boiler Drum   Water Level control system using Neural Networks”, Applied Mechanics and Materials ., Transtech Publications., Switzerland,  Vol.541-542.pp.1260-1265.,March 2014.

23. V.Kalaichelvi, R.Karthikeyan &D.Sivakumar., “Analysis of gas Metal Arc  Welding Process using GA tuned fuzzy rule based system” Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy systems., Vol.25.,no.2,2013. (Impact factor: 1.812) 

24.V.Kalaichelvi,Shamir Alio,”Application of Neural Networks in Character Recognition”, International Journal of Computer Applications ,(0975-8887),volume 52,No.12,August 2012

25. V.Kalaichelvi,R.Karthikeyan,D.Sivakumar & V.Srinivasan, “Tool Wear Classification Using Fuzzy Logic for Machining of Al/SiC Composite Material”, Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Material Science, 2012,Vol. 2, pp. 28- 36,doi:10.4236/mnsms.2012.22003.

26. V.kalaichelvi and Srijan bhatnagar.," Application of Fuzzy Logic Controller for a Pressure Process, Journal of Computer Science and Engineering (ISSN 2043-9091),volume 8,Issue 1,july 2011,pp32-39.

27. Srinivasan .V, Karthikeyan. R, Kalaichelvi.V, Mohamad Rafi.N, Characterisitcs of Al2O3 Nano-Particle Filled GFRP Composites Using Wear Maps”, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites.,Vol.29,Issue 9.,pp.3006-3015.,SAGE publications.,2010.

28. V.Kalaichelvi,D.Sivakumar and R.Karthikeyan., Prediction of flow stress of  6061 Al-15% SiC MMC composites using adaptive network based fuzzy inference system, Materials and Design, ,volume 30,issue April 2009, pp 1362-1370. (Impact factor:3.501)

29. V.Kalaichelvi,D.Sivakumar and R.Karthikeyan, Design of Controllers for   Microstructure Development,West Indian Journal of  Engineering  Vol.29,No.2,2007,pp 79-90.

30. V.Kalaichelvi,D.Sivakumar and R.Karthikeyan., Control strategies for tool wear., Int. Jl.for Manufacturing Science and Production, Vol.6, No.4, 2004, pp181-191.

National Journals

1. V.Kalaichelvi, Tyrone dsouza, “Application of fuzzy logic control to three tank system” , journal of Emerging technology in Mechanical science and Engineering,vol 1. no2. Aug-Dec2010, pp33-40,issn no:0976-2558.

2. V.Kalaichelvi, D.sivakumar, R.karthikeyan, V.srinivasan, “An intelligent system approach for prediction of weld bead geometry in a welding process journal of Emerging technology in Mechanical science and Engineering”,vol1. no1. Jan-July2010, pp.44-56,issn no:0976-2558.

3. R.Karthikeyan, D.Katherasan, M.Seeman and V.Kalaichelvi., “ Microstructure Development For Extrusion Neural Predictive Control Approach” ,Vol.2, Issue 1, pp 033-037,2007.

4. V.Kalaichelvi, D.Sivakumar and R.Karthikeyan, Control strategies for Gas Metal Arc Welding, Jl. of System Science and Engineering, Vol. 14, 2006,pp 7-15.

5. V.Kalaichelvi, D.Sivakumar and R.Karthikeyan, Adaptive network based fuzzy inference system for tool wear prediction, Jl. of Computer science, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2006, pp 125-134.

6. V.Kalaichelvi, D.Sivakumar and C.Joselin Retnakumar, Generalized predictive control, Jl. of the Annamalai university -FEAT, 2004, pp51-57

7. V.Kalaichelvi, C.Jeyachandran and R.Karthikeyan, Simulation studies on NN based  NARMA- L2 controller, Engineering Today, Jl. of Technological world, Vol.5, Nov.  2003, pp 48-50

International Conferences:


1.A.Saraiya S.K. Das, B.K. Rout and V. Kalaichelvi, “Mobile Manipulation-based Path Planner for Object Clean-up Operations”,2022 International Conference for Advancement in Technology (ICONAT), 2022, pp. 1-6 doi:10.1109/ICONAT53423.2022.9725838.

2.Singh A., Kalaichelvi V., Karthikeyan R. (2020) Time Series Prediction of Weld Seam Coordinates for 5 DOF Robotic Manipulator Using NARX Neural Network. In: Goel N., Hasan S., Kalaichelvi V. (eds) Modelling, Simulation and Intelligent Computing. MoSICom 2020. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 659. Springer, Singapore.

3. DSouza A.S., Mohamed R., Mishika, Kalaichelvi V. (2020) Real-Time Fog Removal Using Google Maps Aided Computer Vision Techniques. In: Goel N., Hasan S., Kalaichelvi V. (eds) Modelling, Simulation and Intelligent Computing. MoSICom 2020. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 659. Springer, Singapore.

4.Indraneel Patil.,B.K.Rout.,V.Kalaichelvi., Prediction of Bottleneck Points for Manipulation Planning in Cluttered Environment using a 3D Convolutional Neural Network., 2019 The 7th International Conference on Control, Mechatronics and Automation .,TU Delft, Netherlands ,  November 6-8, 2019

5. Vrushali Patil., Indraneel Patil, Kalaichelvi Venkatesan and Karthikeyan Ramanujam.,“Extraction of Weld Seam in 3D Point Clouds for Real Time Welding Using 5 DOF  Robotic Arm”., ICCAR 2019., 19thApril to 23rd April 2019.

6.Nishank singhal.,srishti and V.Kalaichelvi., “Application of Convolutional Neural Network to Classify Sitting and Standing Postures”., Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2017 Vol I WCECS 2017, October 25-27, 2017, San Francisco, USA., ISBN: 978-988-14047-5-6.,ISSN: 2078-0958  ISSN: 2078-0966

7. Rohen Bhandhari and V.Kalaichelvi., “Analysis and Control Techniques for Two-Link Underactuated Manipulator”., IEEE International Conference on Engineering Technologies and Applied Sciences., Nov 29-Dec 1.,2017.,AMA International University.,Bahrain 

8.Mohammed Shamroukh., Ihtisham Qasim Kalimullah., Alan Chacko., Shreya Sharad Barlingay.,V.Kalaichelvi and Adhir Baran Chattopadhyay., " Evaluation of Control Strategies in Semi-Active Orthosis for Suppression of Upper Limb Pathological Tremors"., Proceedings of IEEE  International Conference on Innovations in Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Media Technology., Feb 3-4 2017

9.Neetika Singhal., Nishank Singhal., V.Kalaichelvi., " Image Classification Using Bag Of  Visual Words Model With FAST And FREAK"., 2017 IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Technologies (IEEE ICECCT 2017)., SVS College of Engineering, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India during Feb 22 - 24. 

10. Arvind Desikan and V.Kalaichelvi.,  "ANFIS  Modeling of Photovoltaic Systems to mitigate Partially Shaded Conditions" ., Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Innovations in Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Media Technology., Feb 3-4 2017.

11. Lauren Alisha Fernandes., Aaditya Saraiya., V. Kalaichelvi and R. Karthikeyan., "Performance Evaluation of Digital Image Processing and Artificial Neural Networks for Weld Line Detection of Robotic Manipulator"., 9th IEEE-GCC Conference and Exhibition 2017., May 7-10.,2017. (Accepted for Oral Presentation)

12. Ihtisham Qasim Kalimullah., Arvind Desikan and V.Kalaichelvi., " Analysis of A Proposed Algorithm for Point to Point Control of A 3 DOF Robot Manipulator"., IEEE  Control,Automation ,Robotics(ICCAR 2017) April 22-24.,2017., Nagoya.,Japan.

13. Vishank Bhatia .,Kalaichelvi V., Karthikeyan R.,  “Application of a Novel Fuzzy Logic Controller for a 5-DOF Articulated Anthropomorphic Robot”., IEEE International Conference On Research In Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks., to be held on kolkatta .,Nov 20-22,2015.

14.Vishank Bhatia.,Ganesh Ram R.k, Kalaichelvi V, Karthikeyan R., "Application of Model Predictive Controller for 2DOF Robot Manipulator"., 10th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications.,Dec 8-10.,2015.,American University of Sharjah.

15. Arvind Desikan.,V.Kalaichelvi., "Design for a Semi-Active Preview Suspension system using  Fuzzy- Logic control and Image Processing Techniques"., The 5th Annual IEEE International  Conference on CYBER Technology in Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems., June 8-12,2015.

16. A Rangapriya Parthasarathy , Kalaichelvi .V, Swaminathan Sundaram,"A  Novel Fuzzy Logic Model for Multiple Gas Sensor Array" .,IEEE  International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing, April 2-4, 2015, pp.1159-1162, Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvathur,India.

17. Ganesh Ram R K., Akshan Paresh Mehta.,Karthikeyan R., KalaichelviV.,
“Design Optimization Of  Wind Turbine Using Fluid Structural Interaction Analysis &  Genetic Algorithm”., ASME Gas India Turbine Conference.,Dec 15-17.,India Habitat Centre., New Delhi.,2014.

18.Akshan Paresh Mehta.,Ganesh Ram R K ., Kalaichelvi V.,and Karthikeyan R.,“Neural  Predictive Controller For Hydraulic Power Transmission in Wind Turbine “ .,ASME Gas India Turbine Conference .,Dec 15-17.,India Habitat Centre.,New Delhi.,2014.

19. Mugdha Polimera and Kalaichelvi V., “Stability and Robustness Analysis of a  LASER   Guided Missile System Using PID Controller” The 3rd International Conference on  Electronics,Mchatronics and Automation.,ICEMA 2014.,August 22- 23.,Dubai,UAE.

20.Yashaan Cooper., Ganesh Ram.R.K., Kalaichelvi V., Vishank Bhatia., "Stabilization  and Control Of An Autonomous Quadcopter”., The 3rd International Conference on Electronics,Mchatronics and Automation.,ICEMA2014.,August22-23.,,Dubai,UAE.

21. Athira Nath and Kalaichelvi V., “An Intelligent Technique for Image Compression”., International  Conference on Engineering Science and Manufacturing.,Dubai, UAE .,June 4-5th 2014.

22. R.K.Ganesh Ram., Lenvin Dsouza., V.Kalaichelvi ., and R.Karthikeyan., “Fuzzy   Logic approach for Temperature Control in BioReactor”., Proceedings of 4th Annual  International conference on  Advances in Biotechnology., pp.12-17.,2014.

23.Swathika R., Ganesh Ram R.K .,Kalaichelvi V.,Karthikeyan R., “Application of Fuzzy Logic for Charging Control of Lead-Acid battery in Stand-alone Solar Photovoltaic System”.,IEEE International Conference on Green Computing,Communication and conservation of Energy, Dec 12-14.,2013.

24. R.Varun Das,V.Kalaichelvi,R.Karthikeyan.,”Application of Fuzzy Logic Control Strategy for Temperature Control in Friction Stir Welding” ASME  Gas turbine India Conference ,Dec 5-6, Bangalore,2013.

25. V. Kalaichelvi, R. Karthikeyan, D. Sivakumar and V. Srinivasan Fuzzy Modeling of Flow Stress in Hot Deformation Process,International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology,May 27-28,2011 Conducted by E.G.S Pillai Engg College ,Nagapattinam.

26. V.Kalaichelvi,Tyrone Dzouza  .,Application of Fuzzy Control to Three Tank system., International conference on Recent Advances in Engg.,8th and 9th April.,2010.

27.V.Kalaichelvi,D.sivakumar, R.Karthikeyan and M.Seeman, Process modeling and control of Gas Metal Arc Welding, 22nd All India Manufacturing Technology Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR), IIT, Roorkee, 21-23, December,  2006.

28. V.Kalaichelvi .,D.Sivakumarand R.Karthikseyan, Application of fuzzy logic control     in Gas Metal Arc Welding, 3rd Int. conference on Artificial Intelligence in  Engineering and Technology (ICAIET-2006), School of Engineering and Information   Technology, Nov. 22-24, 2006, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia.

29.V.Kalaichelvi, D.Sivakumar and R.Karthikeyan, Application of Generalised predictive control to flank wear model of cutting tools, Proceedings of Int. conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterization (AMPC-2006), Anna university, Chennai, 28-30, August, 2006 ,pp 205-211.

30.V.Kalaichelvi, D.Sivakumar, C.Prabhu, K.S.Prabhu and G.Mahavijay, Fuzzy model reference learning control, Proceedings of Int. conference on computers controls and communication, Sri Sai Ram Engg College, Chennai, 20th, 21st & 22nd, August, 2004,  pp 335-343.

31.V.Kalaichelvi, S.Arulselvi, C.Jeyachandran and R.Karthikeyan, Neural network based  predictive controller for a chemical process, Int. Symposium on Process system Engg. and control, at IIT, Bombay, 3rd & 4th, Jan. 2003,  pp 209-214.

National Conferences:

1.V.Kalaichelvi, D.Sivakumar, R.Karthikeyan and C.A. Jasmine Roy, Hybrid learning for tool wear monitoring, Proc. of National conference on ‘Modelling and Simulation in Manufacturing’, Annamalai university, Annamalainagar, 17th and 18th March 2006, pp 26-32.

2.V.Kalaichelvi, D.Sivakumar, R.Karthikeyan and L.Thillai Rani, Control strategies for GMAW, Proc. of National conference on ‘Modelling and Simulation in Manufacturing’, Annamalai university, Annamalainagar,17th and 18th March 2006,pp19-25

3.V.Kalaichelvi, D.Sivakumar, R.Karthikeyan and L.Thillai Rani, Tool Wear Control – An Intelligent approach, Proc. of NSI-30, ISOI, Cochin University of Science and Technology, 30th 1st and 2nd Dec 2005,Cochin, pp135-141.

4. S.Sathyapriya, N.Jeya and V.Kalaichelvi, Design and implementation of fuzzy logic controller, Proc. of National conference on Modelling and simulation in Manufacturing organised by The Dept. of Manufacturing Engg., Annamalai University, 15th & 16th, March, 2003, pp B28-B34.

5.V.Kalaichelvi, R.Vinodha and R.Karthikeyan, Modelling of thermal process using
neural networks, Proc. of National conference on Emerging trends in Engg., Technology & Management organised by Adhiyaman College of Engg. & Tech., Hosur, 8th & 9th, Sep. 2003.

6.R.Karthikeyan, D.Katherasan, M.Seeman and V.Kalaichelvi, Microstructure development for extrusion – Neural predictive control approach, Proc. of National conference on simulation and advances in Metal forming, organised by The Indian Institute of Metals, Metal Sciences Division & IGCAR, Kalpakkam, 20th & 21st, Jan. 2003

7.V.Kalaichelvi, C.Jeyachandran and R.Karthikeyan, Control of a CSTR process using NN based NARMA- L2 control Proc. of National conference on advanced computing at PSG College of Tech. Coimbatore, Feb. 1st & 2nd, 2003.