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Dr. S.Baskaran

PI for Tamil

Associate Professor, Dept of Computer Science, Tamil University


Currently working as Associate Professor of Computer Science in Tamil University, Thanjavur. Author of 8 books, more than 50 research articles and several study materials for UG & PG courses. Software Developer of the flagship language computing projects of Department of Computer Science of Tamil University like Tamil Word Processor, Compiler for Venba Meters [Ancient Tamil Grammar], Integrated Script Conversion System for Indian Languages and so on. Director of as many as eight NLP-Teacher Training Program [Refresher Courses] for University/College Teachers funded by DoE, Government of India. Recipient of Author of the Best Book Award from the State Government of Tamil Nadu. Recipient of Tamil Computing Expert Award from Tamil Research Centre of Saint Joseph College, Trichirappalli. Invited/Special Speaker of more than 30 refresher courses/ seminars/ workshops/symposia. Member of Tamil Key Board Standardization Committee formed by Government of Tamil Nadu. University Nodal Officer for AISHE Scheme of Ministry of HRD, Government of India. Tamil University’s Nodal Officer for NMEICT Scheme of Government of India. Tamil University’s Coordinator for the project entitled Shodhganga (iETD) [Reservoir of Indian Theses and Dissertations] of INFLIBNET funded by UGC, New Delhi. IT Trainer and Educator of more than 2000 persons including government officers and women belong to Self Help Groups.