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David Mathews's Profile

Personal information

E-mail david[AT]iiitmk.ac.in
Tel +91 471 2527567 extn: 133 (O)
Address IIITM-K
IIITM-K Building,Technopark
Thiruvananthapuram 695 581

Higher Education

1) BCA Degree - Computer Science (First class)
2) BTEC National  (Advanced) - Computer Studies
Brighton College of Technology, England (UK Govt.) Dept.of Education, full-time student
3) City and Guilds (London Institute) - Digital Electronics
Brighton College of Technology, England (UK Govt.) Dept.of Education, full-time student
4) All India Senior School Certificate Exam - CBSE, New Delhi (XII), (Computer Science),The Indian School, Bahrain
5) All India Senior School Certificate Exam - CBSE, New Delhi (XI), (Computer Science),The Indian School, Bahrain (Rank 6)
6) All India Secondary School Certificate Exam - CBSE, New Delhi (X),(Maths) The Indian School, Bahrain

Membership of Professional Bodies/Societies

Professional Member of BCS - Licensed Engineering Council UK, Chartered Institute for IT (MBCS, No.10060361 - 2005) www.bcs.org

Professional Member ACM, India - india.acm.org

Research Scholarship

Selected (multi-level process) under EURECA (European Union Research and Educational Collaboration with Asia) scholarship from IIITM-K (Dept. of IT, GoK) for study at VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Successfully completed training programme and project in Intelligent Multimedia Technology under Prof. Dr. Anton Eliens and Multimedia research group at FEW , Dept. of Computer Science and Eureca Programme manager Dr.Patricia Lago, VU University from March 31 - June 30, 2009.

Postgraduate Studies and Research

M.Phil - Management (Research Methodology,Contemporary Management Practices and E-Business Applications and Technologies)

MBA-Information Technology Management (74.4% - First Division)

Certificate Global Information Technology Management (84% - High Performance) U21 Global, Singapore - partner universities University of Birmingham, University of Melbourne,University of Nottingham and University of Virginia

passed UGC Net exam - Computer Science 

Awards and Recognitions

Kerala State e-Governance Award (2011-13)- for Recognising Excellence in e-Governance under multimedia and e-learning category - second prize (SAML-SPB project) Nov. 12, 2014

Commendation Certificate received from Professor K.R. Srivathsan,founding-Director, IIITM-K, dtd. 31-10-08 for contributions towards enhancing related Systems and Services of IIITM-K.

Appreciation Award received from Kissan Kerala (a project by, Dept.of Agriculture and IIITM-K, Gok) First Anniversary, 10-11-2004

Course Instructor and IT Lab sessions

  1. Web Technology MSc. IT (ITM2302), MSc. CS&IS (ISMS2015) AY2016/S3
  2. Information System (ITM-112) M.Phil Ecological Informatics AY2016/S1
  3. Web Technology -(GIE2201) MSc.GIS (Elective) AY2016/S2
  4. Web Technology -(ITM2302) MSc. IT (Core course)AY2015/S3
  5. Information System(ITM-112) M.Phil Ecological Informatics AY2015/S1
  6. Web Technology-ITMS2302,PGDIT,MSIT (2005-8),Dr.Venkatesh Choppella,Faculty,IIITM-K (presently Associate Professor, IIIT-Hyderabad
  7. Java Object Oriented Programming-Swing,MScIT,Dr.Elizabeth Sherly,Professor
  8. Eco-Informatics,Web Design,M.Phil EI;Dr.R.Jaishanker, Associate Professor,IIITM-K,Dr.CSP Iyer
  9. Introduction to Information Systems and Technology,PGDIT,Prof.Dr. K.R.Srivathsan,founding Director,IIITM-K and former HoD,IIT Kanpur (presently Director,CHINTECH, Kannur)
  10. Principles of Programming-ITMS2103,MSc.IT-batch 1,Mr.Lalitha Prasad,Chief Consultant,Faith Infotech
  11. Information Systems-MPEI3102, M.Phil EI,batches 1 to 5,Dr.R.Jaishanker,Associate Professor,IIITM-K; Dr.CSP Iyer
  12. Web Technology-ITMS2302,MSc.IT batch-1 (2009-11), batch 2 (2010-12),Mr. Lalitha Prasad,Chief Consultant,Faith Infotech
  13. PGDeG WTEA(Elective),PGDeG batch 1(2009) and batch 3(2012),Mr.Lalitha Prasad,Chief Consultant,Faith Infotech

Placement Coordination

  1. Placement and Internship drive Coordination for MSc. streams 2016, 2017 batches. interface with officials of TCS, Ernst and Young, Allianz, Thomson Reuters, PrimEra, etc.

Short Course/Workshops coordinated

  1. Web and Multimedia Computing for Education Community(WMMC 2013), IIITM-K, Jan. 9-11, 2013
  2. One day workshop on FOSS Multimedia Tools for Content Development (FOSSM 2013), IIITM-K, Feb. 22 2013

Seminars, Technical Fest

  1. Assisted Coordination of more than 50 seminars as part of 'Get to know seminar series' 2005-10 for IIITM-K students - Prof. R. Bhaskaran, Director (A&A), Dr. E. Sherly
  2. Assisted Coordination of Student Technical Fest ZION'05 - Prof. R. Bhaskaran, Director (A&A)

Current Areas of interest

- Internet and Web Technologies
- Intelligent Multimedia Technologies
- Streaming Media Technologies
- Multimedia Content Management and Archival System
- Information Systems and IT Management
- Software Engineering
- Educational Technology
- Object Oriented Analysis and Design with Java
- Distributed Computing, Cloud Computing
- Digital Electronics

Professional Certifications

  1. Java Certification (2001)

Projects related activities

  1. Establish an Advanced Multimedia lab and Associated Services to Support Academic programmes (SAML-ASAP) in IIITM-K ,State Planning Board, GoK (2010-current)
  2. Coordinated project team for development and implementation of Multimedia video portal system - SAML project 2012
  3. Coordinated the development and migration of legacy IIITM-K website to CMS driven system (2011)
  4. Team Member-Railtel coordination and network integration to establish interactive classroom over longest broadband terrestrial point to point link (3800 KMS)in India between Nagaland University and IIITM-Kerala.[July,2008]
  5. Team Member- technical consultant for All Weather Stations(AWS) Data Server and Systems for State Planning Board, Govt. of Kerala [2007-2010]
  6. Team member-consultant for Installation of CIS systems for Colleges : MECT, MACFAST [2006]
  7. Member of IIITM-K Technical Audit Team for installation of IT Infrastructure [SECWAN] for Govt. of Kerala on request of Dept. of Information Technology, GoK [2005]
  8. Technical specifications document for establishing NLE and professional Broadcast systems (dvcam std.) for KISSAN project [2003]
  9. Interactive CD (MICE Team) - A Demonstration of Satellite based Datacasting Across Kerala [June 2002]

External Academic projects guided/co-guided for student interns at IIITM-K

  1. Advanced multimedia web user interface for video portal and Admin module for video portal – Dynamic information capture, MCA student interns, CHINTECH, Kannur University, July 2015
  2. Web harvesting near real time weather database., visiting international student from University of Stuttgart-proceedings Kerala Science Congress 2011
  3. Web interface for video library-HCI, PGDIT,IIITM-K, Jan-June/2010
  4. Video Streaming Content Access Monitoring And Analysis Tool MCA, SNIT - Kollam, University of Kerala [2007]
  5. Multiple Instance Management of Online Digital Resources, Marthoma Institute of IT, University of Kerala,MCA,Apr-Jul/ 06
  6. Multiple Instance Management of Online Digital Resources, K V M College of Engineering and IT,CUSAT,MCA,Apr-Jul/06
  7. Report on the projects of IIITMK and its Benefits,Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology, MG University, BTech(Industrial Training)- June 2005
  8. Academic Information Management System (AIMS),Mahatma Gandhi University,MSc - Aug, 2005
  9. Academic Information Management System (AIMS), Centre for Science and Technology- University of Calicut, MCA Sep-Dec/05
  10. Edutainment, CUSAT, BTech, - Aug 2005
  11. Eduware, Mohandas College of Engineering and Tech.,University of Kerala,Btech,Dec/05-Mar /06

Publications and paper presentations

1.Conference:
- National (1), 2011
- International (1) 2015
2.Journals
- International (1), 2013

Technical reports:

1. Weather Data Server and Systems Specifications for 'Antariksh' project at Kerala State Planning Board Ref. IIITM-K/SPB-AWS/TR-01/07-2008
2. Comparative Study of Real and Darwin Streaming servers, IIITM-K Digital Library, Multimedia Services - July 2001
3. Multimedia Support for Education: Interactive video, VU University,Amsterdam under EURECA project - June 2009

Technical Talks:

1. Technology enhanced learning initiatives in India, IM class of Prof. Dr. Anton Eliens at VU University Amsterdam.-June 10, 2009
2. VoD for Open Multimedia Content, Open Access Day Meet, Oct. 14, 2008,IIITM-K,Park Centre, Technopark
3. Multi media applications, National seminar on ICT enabled education organized in University College,Tvm. March 21,22nd 2012
4. Scientific Collaboration using web 2.0(blogs), summer school on Environmental Informatics, IIITM-K April 12, 2012
5. Multimedia Content Development and Deployment in Campus Networks-IIITM-K, WMMC-2013, Jan 9-11, 2013
6. Establishing Multimedia facilities for Education,Information Delivery Systems for Academic and Research Institutions (IDSARI),ICFOSS and IIITM-K [24th to 26th July 2013] at RTC, IIITM-K.
7.Multimedia and Streaming, (I&PRD Training), IIITM-K, January 20, 2015

Workshops/Seminars attended

Guidelines of Indian Govt. Web Sites (GIGW) and Open Govt. Data (OGD) Workshop, NIC, SDTC, Kochi 23 Oct., 2013
International Conference on Intelligent Interactive Technologies and Multimedia (IITM-2013), IIIT-Allahabad,March 9-11
Workshop on Digital Video and Anlaytics Processing (DVAP-2012),IIT Madras Dec 21-22
Adobe Flash Platftorm International Summit NIMHANS, Bangalore, 25-26 August, 2010
International conference on Scientific Python (SciPy.in), Travancore Hall, Technopark, Trivandrum. 12-17 Dec. 2009
Inauguration of National Centre for ODL in Research and Training in Agriculture, by His Excellency Shri D N Sahaya, Governor of Tripura, Nov. 23-25, 2008, IGNOU Regional Centre -Agartala, Tripura.
Building Information Management Systems for Small and Medium Enterprises , IIITM-K,Park Centre,Technopark,Trivandrum Oct. 16, 2008
One day workshop in JBOSS Application server organized by Computer Society of India. ,Technopark,Trivandrum 8 Feb. 2008
Workshop On WebGIS And Ecoinformatics, October 28th to 30th, 2008, IIITM-K,Technopark, Trivandrum
IBM Rational Software Development Conference, RSDC 2008,Technopark Campus,Trivandrum, 28 August, 2008
IMB Rational Software Day, Muthhoot Plaza,Trivandrum, 9 May 2008
Foundations of Audit Command Language (ACL) March 10-13, 2008,IIITM-K,Technopark, Trivandrum
One day workshop in JBOSS Application server organized by Computer Society of India. 8 Feb. 2008,Technopark,Trivandrum
Microsoft 'Connect with Growth', 6 Dec 2007
Rational Rose Training,Bangalore, June 2002
MDP on Digital Libraries for IT Professionals, IIM-Kozhikode, 17-19, 2001

Exhibitions attended

Kerala Pavilion ITD-team @ International Trade Fair (IITF)'Digital India' 2016 ,New Delhi, Nov. 14-27, 2016
Horizon Educational Exhibition: Thiruvanthapuram,Kerala, May 23-25 2010
21 Kerala Science Congress,Kollam,Kerala, Jan 28-31 2009
Education Fair 2008, Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu, 4-6 Apri, 2008
Kerala IT.COM, 2005, Kochi
IT.COM Bangalore, Oct. 2004
'IT Kerala -2002' hosted by IT Mission and IT Dept, Govt. of Kerala,Aug. 1-4, 2002
'IT EXPO 2002' Jan 13-16, 2002, Centre for Information Science and Technology, Univ. of Mysore

Personal achievements

Selected by National Union of Students (NUS) to Captain Brighton Tech. Football team in the Inter College and Universities Football  league in East Sussex County, England.

Attended the Farnborough International AirShow in Aldershot,England.watched the RAF Red Arrows and Harrier aerobatic display

played competitive tennis at junior level u-16,u-18 in England - won Volkswagen Rating Division at the Weald Tennis Club,Lewes,England representing Pavillion and Avenue Tennis Club-Brighton. qualified for Surbiton,London (Juniors) pre-Wimbledon. Attended Queens club and Wimbledon to watch the famous names in tennis including Edberg and Becker.

Team member of the Indian Club 'A' and Gulf Hotel teams in the Bahrain 'Caltex' National Tennis League, Division A. member of winning team securing promotion of Indian Club Team to Division A. part-time Tennis instructor at the Indian club for juniors. quarter finalist-singles of prestigious Indian Club - Coca Cola International Open Tennis in Singles.

2009: visited Roland Garros Tennis, Paris, France

Work Experience (recent)

2003- Current Design Engineer, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala (IIITM-K),Park Centre, Technopark Campus, Trivandrum 695581, Kerala, India

2001-2003 Software Engineer, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala (IIITM-K),Park Centre, Technopark Campus, Trivandrum 695581, Kerala,India

2000 - 5 years plus Industry experience as Computer Systems professional in US-Bahrain owned IT product services company funded by BDB, with Technical team headed by John Bailey, Technical Director, Saudi Aramco

Favourite Links

http://www.keralaitmission.org/ official website of Kerala State IT Mission
http://www.iiitmk.ac.in/ Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala
http://www.w3.org/ (World Wide Web Consortium)
http://www.gnat.com/aa_lectures.php (Ada Lectures)
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