Computer Center and Laboratories

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Abhinava Vidyatheertha Computer Center

The Central Computing Facility of the college is named Sri Abhinava Vidyatheertha Computer Center and is spread across a beautifully furnished 7,500 sq. ft. area on the second floor of the College building. The Computer Center houses state-of-the-art computing facilities and is a pride of the College.


Facilities in the Computer Center

  • Centralized air-cionditioning for the Computer Center and air-conditioning for the Computer Laboratories

  • The Computer Center has

  • 112 high-end PCs

  • A seminar area with a seating capacity of 150 equipped with as many chairs with writing planks and

  • 1 high-end PC

  • Ceiling-mounted LCD projector

  • Wall-mounted retractable screen

  • White board

  • Promethean Interactive White Board - connected to the PC in the seminar area and used to capture lecture notes written on the board

  • A library and reading area with convenient desks for reading

  • A specially air-conditioned Server Room with 7 powerful physical servers and 7 virtual servers

  • A specially air-conditioned UPS Room

  • The Department Faculty Room connected to the Computer Center

  • The HoD's room

  • Computers for each Faculty member of the Department of Computer Science

  • 11 UPS systems with a total capacity of about 100 kVa

  • Printers

  • HP Laserjet printers

  • HP Photosmart printer-scanner-copier

  • Xlink Kintex -7 FPGA Embedded kit.


Bharathi Theertha Computer Laboratory

A Computer Laboratory that has 81 thin client systems and connected to the Computer Center through optical fibre network.


Vidhusekhara Bharathi Computer Laboratory

A Computer Laboratory that has 50 thin client systems and connected to the Computer Center through optical fibre network.


Networking

  • 50 mbps leased line from Tata Communications Ltd. gives 24-hour internet connectivity

  • Optical fiber connectivity between the Center and other Computer Laboratories

  • All computers on campus are connected via wired network

  • 15 powerful Network Switches

  • Firewall – Juniper Firewall SRX Gateway 240, a powerful firewall to protect the entire college network

  • Wireless Routers for Wi-Fi connectivity


Software

  • System Software

  • Microsoft Campus Agreement Program

  • Windows Operating System (server and desktops)

  • Visual Studio .NET

  • Microsoft Office

  • SQL Server (Database package)

  • Python 3.3.0 (Open Source)

  • Scilab 5.4.0 (Open Source)

  • Red Hat Linux (licensed)

  • Symantec Antivirus (licensed)

  • Apache Tomcat Web Server 5.5 (open-source)

  • BEA Weblogic Server 8.1 (open-source)

  • JDK 1.6 (open-source)

  • Eclipse 3.4 (open-source)

  • MASM 8086 microprocessor assembler (freeware)

  • Application Software

  • Controller of Examinations software - "Adhyaksha" (Developed In-house)

  • Online testing and evaluation software - "Pariksha" (Developed In-house)

  • Admissions Software (Developed In-house)

  • TC Printing Software (Developed In-house)

  • Autolib for Library data access

  • CoRMS - IT and Non-IT Asset Management software


Other Salient Features

  • All Departments are equipped with high-end PC connected through a wired network to the internet backbone.

  • All Departments have access to printing facilities through the network.

  • The Office of the Secretary, the College Office, the Office of the Controller of Examinations, the Placement Cell Office and the Extension Services Office have high-end computer systems connected to the internet backbone.

  • 7 High-volume Multi-function Laserjet Printers are available in select locations like the Office of the Controller of Examinations, College Office and Office of the Secretary.


Research Projects

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Project Title
Project Type
Funding Agency
Fund
Years
Principal Investigator
1
Background Radiation survey in and around Koodankulam
Minor Research Project
Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India
Rs. 54,000/-
1987-88
Dr. Lakshmi K. S.
2
Radon, Thoron measurement in dwelling of Madras City
Major Research Project
Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India
Rs. 3,50,000/-
1989-92
Dr. Lakshmi K. S.
3
Background Radiation Survey along the East Coast of Tamilnadu
Major Research Project
Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India
Rs. 6,04,400/-
1992-95
Dr. Lakshmi K. S.
4
Characterization of blood under storage by spectral measurements
Minor Research Project
UGC
Rs. 74,800/-
2005-07
Dr. Sankari G.
5
Studies on the Environmental Radiation along the East Coast of Tamil Nadu after Tsunami
Major Research Project
Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India
Rs. 15,00,000/-
2007-12
Dr. Lakshmi K. S.
6
Effectiveness of Environmental Management Systems in Industry
Minor Research Project
UGC
Rs. 42,500/-
2008-10
Dr. Geetha R.
7
Methodology Issues Pertaining to Provision of Micro Credit and Designing of Livelihood to Borrowers in Tamil Nadu
Major Research Project
UGC
Rs. 5,63,700/-
2011-12
Dr. Lavanya Vedagiri Rao
8
Socio Economic Impact of TB on Public Health - A Mathematical Model
Minor Research Project
UGC
Rs. 40,000/-
2005-07
Dr. Geetha P. V.
9
Effective Management of Campus Waste and Creating Awareness of Vermiculture through Demonstration Pits
Minor Research Project
UGC
Rs. 65,000/-
2006-08
Dr. Sethukarasi C.
10
Impact of Natural Disaster on Women in Tamil Nadu with Special Reference to Tsunami 2004 (An Explorative Study)
Minor Research Project
UGC
Rs. 65,000/-
2004-06
Ms. Radhamani P. V.
11
A study of the Socio Economic Profile of Slums in Chennai City
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 50,000/-
2001-02
Ms. Kalyani K. N.
12
A Study of Inter District Disparities in Tamil Nadu
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 50,000/-
2002-03
Dr. Karpagam M.
13
A Study of Thiru Vi. Ka. Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 50,000/-
2003-04
Dr. Karpagam M.
14
A Study of Health care Provision in Tamil Nadu
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 50,000/-
2004-05
Ms. Kalyani K. N.
15
Status of Infrastructural Facilities in neighbourhood development – A Case Study of Kodambakkam and Vadapalani
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 50,000/-
2005-06
Ms. Padma N.
16
A Study on the Status of Elderly in India
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 35,000/-
2006-07
Ms. Kalyani K. N.
17
A Study on the Impact of Students’ Socio Economic Background on Educational Attainment
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 15,000/-
2007-08
Dr. Karpagam M.
18
Environmental Policy For Water Pollution Abatement – An Asian Perspective
Minor Research Project
UGC
Rs. 70,000/-
2008-09
Dr. Karpagam M.

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