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Ms. Sumitra Iyer

Ms. Sumitra Iyer

Assistant Professor

SVKM’s NMIMS School of Technology Management and Engineering Navi Mumbai


Ph.D. (Electronics and Communication), Nirma University Ahmedabad; M.S.(Data Science), LJMU, UK; Mphil (Information Technology), YCMOU, Nashik; M.Sc (Physics with specialization in Electronics), Pune University; B.Sc (Electronics Science) Pune University

Email: sumitra.iyer@nmims.edu

Current Subjects

Physics, Computational Statistics, Quantum and Statistical Physics, Statistical Methods

Major Subjects Taught

Quantum and Statistical Physics, Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Applied Physics, Microprocessors and Microcontrollers, Digital Electronics and Analog Electronics, Environmental Management, Instrumentation and Process Control, Industrial Electronics, Industrial Economics, and Telecom Regulation, Machine Learning and Data Science, Electromagnetic Theory, MIS and ERP, Software Engineering, Mobile Computing

Work Experience – Academic- 17 years, Industry- 6 years

Research Interests

Ionosphere, Electromagnetism, Space Weather, Machine learning, Space Physics, Global Positioning system, Global Navigation Satellite System

Professional Membership

Life membership of ISTE

IEEE member





Journal Publication

  • "Granger Causality Analysis of deviation In Total Electron Content during Geomagnetic Storms in the Equatorial Region" accepted to Journal of Engineering and Applied Science https://jeas.springeropen.com/CS (June 2021).
  • "Predicting Total Electron Content in Ionosphere using Vector Autoregression model during Geomagnetic storm" accepted to Journal of Applied Geodesy (JAG) https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/JAG/html (June 2021).
  • "Predicting the Ionospheric Total Electron Content using Adaptive Regression Model." In 2021 6th International Conference for Convergence in Technology (I2CT), pp. 1-11.

IEEE Xplore April 2021

  • Modeling the Total Electron Content variation in the Ionosphere for Improved Positional Accuracy. In 2020 12th International Conference on Electronics, Computers and Artificial Intelligence (ECAI) (pp. 1-7). IEEE Xplore Oct 2020
  • Published a paper on Automatic flood warning system in the Institution of Engineers, Pune (2001).

Conference Publications

  • "Fake News Detection using Machine Learning” in the second International Conference on Automation, Computing and Communication (ICACC-2021) on (14-15 July 2021).
  • Piku Prototype: Designing a Mobile Application for Community Cats," 2021 4th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Control Engineering (IRCE), 2021, pp. 120-123, doi: 10.1109/IRCE53649.2021.9570884.
  • Presented a paper in Springer Indexed Conference Proceeding during 5th International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Applications (ICICA-2019), on 6th & 7th Dec 2019 in association with SPRINGER.
  • Presented a concept paper on the Role of IT in Irrigation Management in a Rural ICT workshop held in Ahmedabad (2009).
  • Published a paper in the International Conference on Role of IT in Managing Floods in Dams, in CSCIT 2010 held in Nanded.
  • Presented a paper on Flood control in Dams –I*I approach in a national conference on ‘Information Integrity Research, Education &Technology Meet 2008’ organized by IMT Sahibabad and CIIR, Pune.

Major Achievements, Honours and Awards, Certifications

  • Completed NPTEL certification for the course in Machine learning for Earth sciences Sept 2022


  • Completed NPTEL certification for the course in Global navigation satellite systems and applications Sept 2021
  • Certification in Neural Network from Coursera, Aug 2018.
  • Completed Innovation Ambassador Training conducted by MHRD MoE's Innovation Cell & AICTE, New Delhi in (Feb 2021) and advanced training in Aug 2021.
  • Completed PG Diploma in Data Science from IIIT Bangalore (March 2021).
  • Certification in the Basic Electrical and Electronics course from NPTEL (Sept 2016).
  • Completed a certificate course in C and UNIX from ICSS, Hyderabad (1996).
  • Received recognition for outstanding contribution to Institution development from SIES management in 2020.
  • Received Star performer status by MHRD IIC for conducting offline workshops on Startup initiatives for students -2018-19.
  • Received grant of Rs.50,000, from RS Components for the development of  Quadcopter
  • Secured the award for the highest marks in the college in the first year of post-graduation.
  • D.S. Jog Prize for getting the highest aggregate marks in the second year of graduation

Training Courses/ Workshops/ Seminars/ Faculty Development Programs Attended:

  • Completed faculty development program on Advanced Artificial intelligence and machine learning applications from NIT Warangal from (Oct 11-15, 2021).
  • Attended KLA-IITM Workshop on HPC and AI from (September 27 -- October 1, 2021.
  • Completed AICTE sponsored QIP on machine learning and techniques from IIT Roorkee from (Dec 21-25, 2020).
  • Completed course in Universal Human values from NIT Patna (Nov 23-27, 2020).
  • International Workshop on Recent Advances in Space Science from IIT Indore, (Dec 2019).
  • Short term certificate course on Data Science, CDAC by IIT Bombay (July 2016).
  • Two-week STTP on Probability and Statistics from Amity University, Mumbai campus (Dec 2016).
  • Three-day faculty development workshop on Embedded System Design using ARM embed processors (Jul 2015).
  • Three-day CEP course on Use of Circuit Simulation in Teaching Electronics by IIT Bombay (March 2015).
  • Two-day ISTE Workshop on research methods in Educational Technology by IIT Bombay (2015).
  • Two-Week ISTE Workshop on Database Management by IIT Bombay (Oct- Dec 15).
  • Two-Week ISTE STTP on Technical Communication by IIT Bombay (Oct-Dec 15).
  • Two-Week ISTE STTP on Pedagogy for effective use of ICT in Engineering Education by IIT Bombay in (Jan 2015).
  • Participated in two-week ISTE STTP on Database Management systems by IIT Bombay, (May 13).
  • Two Days ISTE Workshop on Aakash for Education by IIT Bombay (Nov 2012).
  • Underwent a 3 days’ workshop on fundamentals of process control at CEDT (Calicut 1992).

Administrative Experience

  • Head of the First-year Engineering department  at SIES GST, Nerul
  • Student Council Incharge from 2010-21 at SIES GST, Nerul
  • NBA (2019 -21) and NAAC  coordinator (2018 -21) at SIES GST, Nerul
  • IQAC member (2019-21) at SIES GST, Nerul
  • Admission Counselling-Designing of admission brochure
  • Convener of Entrepreneurship Development Cell (2010-2018) at SIES GST, Nerul
  • President at MHRD innovation cell 2020-and the Vice president at MHRD innovation cell 2019-20
  • Convener for syllabus revision committee for second and third Year Engg  courses Digital Electronics and Microcontrollers and Instrumentation and Process Control.
  • Founding team member of Institute Social Responsibility – Beacon – 2015 at SIES GST, Nerul
  • Served as Executive Council member of IETE, Navi Mumbai.

Organised Faculty and Student training programs

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