CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Mr.S Nithiyanantha Vasagam
Senior Scientist
Academic Qualifications
    M.Sc Computer Science (Madurai Kamaraj University)
Contact Details
Mr.S Nithiyanantha Vasagam
Senior Scientist
Honorary Faculty, Anna University
Economics, Project Planning & Business Development
CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Adyar, Chennai – 600 020
e-mail: nvasagam@clri.res.in,
Phone:91 44 24911386


Qualification
 

B.Sc CS : 1995 - 1998, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

M.Sc CS : 1998-2000, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Area of Interest:
 
  • Image Processing, E Governance, Knowledge Management
  • Open source environment, Datamining and Data warehousing
  • Techno-economic & Socio-economic Surveys
  • Chemical Inventory System as part of System Development in Tannery
Experience Summary
  • CSIR - 11+years / 135 Months
  • Overall – 15+ years / 191 Months in the field of Information Science & Technology
  • At present, Senior Scientist & Honorary Faculty, Anna University
Projects Details
  • Twinning Project Phase II, LIDI, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (2015-ongoing)
  • Leather Park project, LEA, Gaborone, Botswana (2014- ongoing)
  • Digitization of Leather Science Abstracts (LESA), DST Project (2013 - ongoing)
  • Twinning Project, LIDI, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (2011-14)
  • KVIC  Project, To Identifying top three clusters out of eight clusters and preparing DPR (2011 - Ongoing)
  • Benchmarking Project Phase II, LIDI, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (2011)
  • Collaborative Project- (As part of India's GHG Emissions) (2008-2009)
  • ICT E-Grid Project (May’06 - May’08)
  • Management Information System - MIS Phase 1, CSIR-NIIST, TVM (2006 – 2007)
Professional Membership
  • Associate Member (Life), Computer Society of India
  • Member, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT)
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Agricultural Marketing
Seminar / Workshop Presentations
  • Seminar / Workshop Presentations – 13 nos (International 3 + National 10)
Conference Presentations
  • Conference Presentations - 8 nos (International)
International Leather Fairs
  • AALF 2014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (20.2.2014 to 22.2.2014)
  • AALF 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (1.3.2012 to 3.3.2012)
Abroad Visits
  • Ethiopia, to carry out Twinning Project Phase II, LIDI, Addis Ababa (2015-ongoing)
  • Botswana, to carry out Leather Park Project, LEA, Gaborone (2014 - ongoing)
  • Ethiopia, to carry out Twinning Project, LIDI, Addis Ababa (2011-14)
  • Ethiopia, to carry out Benchmarking Project Phase II, LIDI, Addis Ababa (2011)
Human Resource Development and Training
  • Training Provided as an Expert related to Information Technology : 18 nos (National & International)

Teaching Experience : B.Tech and M. Tech Students of Anna University, M.Tech Footwear Science & Engineering (From July’ 2008 onwards)
  • “IT Applications to Footwear Industries (FT069)” AC Tech (Anna University / CLRI)
  • B.Tech  Leather Technology (From Jul’ 2009 onwards)
    • “Computer Application for Leather Technology (LT 9402 and PTLT 9403)” AC Tech (Anna University / CLRI)
    • "CAD/CAM for Leather Products Design and Manufacture” (LT 9042) AC Tech (Anna University / CLRI) (From Jan ‘2013 onwards)
  •  “Experimental Design & Analysis (ChEg.5243)” Addis Ababa Institute of Technology , (From Nov’2012–onwards)

Current Teaching Assignments

  • Operating System Concepts and Computer Networks
  • Object Oriented Programming (C++), Sys. Analysis & Design  and RDBMS
  • Advanced tool for web designing and E-Commerce
  • Introduction to Statistics
Project / Internship Guidance
  • Completed–97  (Internship – 18 + Course Project – 53 + BITS project (PS I & II) – 23 + Others - 3):
  • At present – MCA - 2
Administrative Experience
  • Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2000 (Certification by DAV @ CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum)
  • Presiding Officer, KLA Election 2006
  • Invigilator, CSIR-UGC Exams 2004 – 2007
  • Chairman, Web Hosting for various National / International Conferences and Organising Committees

 

Reports
  1. Directory of Tanneries 2013 on 28.1.2013
  2. KVIC : Identification of top three leather clusters out of eight clusters and preparation of detailed project report, June 2011D. Chandramouli, K. Giriyappa, S. Mathivanan, S. N. Vasagam, K. M. Jagathnath Krishna: Report on Identification of Top Three Leather Clusters out of Eight Leather Clusters and Preparation of Detailed Project Report, Submitted to Khadi and Village Industries Commission, July, 2011
  3. Associated in the Annual Statistical Bulletin on India’s Foreign Trade in Leather and Allied Products for the year 2005-2006,  2006-2007,2007-2008 (15.June.2010)
  4. India: Greenhouse Gas Emissions 2007 , Report  on India's GHG Emissions 2007 Released by MoEF, New Delhi, 11th May 2010 (http://moef.nic.in/downloads/public-information/Report_INCCA.pdf), participated in the CLRI Tea
  5. Associated in making Draft IT security policy (Information Infrastructure Security Policy of CSIR & CSIR Labs), Jan 2007(CSIR level)
List of Patents / Copyrights
  • LSPP InfoSoft – Prediction Software for Livestock Population and Availability of Hides & Skins (CSIR-CLRI Reference Number : C14EC09) Inventors/Authors:K.M. Jagathnath Krishna, S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam and Dr. K. Giriyappa
  • “ShaRPNet” (A Software/Networking Tool for Conveniently Sharing Real Research Problems and Solutions) (CSIR-CLRI Reference Number : 035CR2013) Inventors/Authors: Debasis Samanta, S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam and A. B. Mandal
  • TANINCOSOFT: TANNERY INVENTORY CONTROL SOFTWARE (CSIR-CLRI Reference Number : 006CR2011) Inventors/Authors : S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam, Malathy Jawahar, B. Madhan, N.K. Chandra Babu, D. Chandramouli, M. Jinandra Doss and A.B. Mandal
  • SCIENTOSOFT: THE V.K.RAO’s FORMULA FOR SCIENTOMETRIC STUDIES ON DEGREE OF COLLABORATION-A software to analyzes the Authorship pattern citations by using V. Kasirao Formula (CSIR-CLRI Reference Number : 024CR2010) Inventors/Authors: S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam and V. Kasirao
Publications
  • A Software Model for Estimation and Prediction of Unevenly Spaced Livestock Population; International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering; S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam, K M Jagathnath Krishna, K Giriyappa; Vol.6,No.3(2016), pages 747 - 751;
  • Studies on selective Defect Identification of Crust leathers for Computer Aided Grading;  Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association; S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam, B. Madhan, B. Chandrasekaran and J. Raghava Rao; Vol. CVIII ,  No 6 (06/2013), pages 210-220;
  • Application of Time Series Modelling for Predicting the Export Potential of Indian Leather Footwear; European Journal of Business and Management (On line); K.M. Jagathnath Krishna, S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam, K. Giriyappa & D. Chandramouli; Vol. 5, No 21 (2013), pages 8-15;
  • Identification of SARIMA as a Model for Forecasting Indian Leather Export; International Journal of Research in Management; K.M. Jagathnath Krishna, S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam, K. Giriyappa & D. Chandramouli; Vol. 6, No 3 (2013), pages 18-30;
Papers in National Journals
  • Indian Leather Industry-Emerging Economic Value for the Country; Giriyappa Kollannavar, K.M. Jagathnath Krishna and S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam;  Indian Leather, 48 (12), 203-230, 2015 (ISSN:0019-574)
  • Global Leather Raw Material Position and Emerging Opportunities; Giriyappa Kollannavar, K.M. Jagathnath Krishna and S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam;  Indian Leather, 48 (4), 65-84, 2014 (ISSN:0019-574)
  • Trends in Livestock Marketing – Pollachi (TN) Market; K.M. Jagathnath Krishna, S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam, K.Giriyappa and D. Chandramouli; (Communicated to Indian Journal of Agricultural Marketing)
Papers in Conferences
  • A Software Model for Predicting Livestock and Availability of Hides & Skins by Jagathnath Krishna K.M., S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam and K. Giriyappa; Participated and presented a poster in the LERIG 2014 (GATES) held at CLRI, Chennai, India, from 29th-30th Jan 2014 (Page No. 48)
  • A Software Model for Predicting Livestock and Availability of Hides & Skins by Jagathnath Krishna K.M., S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam, K. Giriyappa and D. Chandramouli, Participated and Presented the Oral Paper in the International Indian Statistical Association Conference 2013 "Statistics, Science, and Society: New Challenges and Opportunities", January 2-3, 2013, Chennai, India
  • Impact of IDLS Scheme on Indian Tanning Sector, by S.N. Vasagam, M.R. Manikandan and Sanjeev Gupta, Participated and presented a poster in the LERIG 2011 (CLRI-C) held at CLRI, Chennai, India, from 28th–30th Jan’2011 (Page No. 110)
  • Opportunities for Value Addition to Indian Leather Products and Manpower by Giriyappa Kollannavar, Chandramouli. D and Vasagam. N.S, Participated and presented a poster in the LERIG 2011 (CLRI-C)  held at CLRI, Chennai, India, from 28th–30th Jan’2011 (Page No. 109)
  • A Novel Approach for Objective Assessment of Leathers , K. Ashok Kumar, P. Dhilip, S. N. Vasagam, B. Madhan, B. Chandrasekaran, J. Raghava Rao ,Participated and Presented a Poster in the VIII Asia International Conference on Leather Science and Technology held at Kolkata, India, from 12th - 14th Nov’2010 (CSNL-P 120)
Software Implementation
  • Implemented Chemical Inventory Control Software (TANINCOSOFT) as part of System Development,  Benchmarking Project Phase II to the 11 Ethiopian Tanneries from 18.5.2011 to 18.7.2011( M/s. Addis Ababa Tannery P. Ltd., M/s. Bahirdar Tannery PLC, M/s. Batu Tannery P. Ltd., M/s. Colba Tannery, M/s. Dire Tannery Pvt. Ltd., M/s. Gellan Tannery, M/s. Hafde Tannery Pvt. Ltd., M/s. Kombolcha Tannery, M/s. Mersa Tannery S/C., M/s.  Modjo Tannery Share Company and M/s. Wallia Leather & Leather Products Pvt. Ltd).
Books
  • Buffalo meat export potential of India with special reference to Tamilnadu, Title: Agribusiness Potential of Tamil Nadu (Proceedings of the Seminar), First Published – 2012, Published by – Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS) & Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing (ISAM), Page No. 5-13,K. M. Jagathnath Krishna, S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam, K.Giriyappa & D. Chandramouli
Practical Demonstration
  • Practical Demonstration on Export/Import Portal by S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam, KM Jagathnath Krishna,K. Giriyappa, D. Chandramouli, M. Jinandra Doss and A.B. Mandal, LERIG 2014 (GATES)  held at CLRI, Chennai, India, from 29th-30th Jan 2014
  • Practical Demonstration on Comprehensive Information System by Subhendu Chakrabarthy, S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam, G. Shanmugasundaram, M. Jinandra Doss, KJ Sreeram and A.B. Mandal, LERIG 2014 (GATES) held at CLRI, Chennai, India, from 29th-30th Jan 2014
  • Practical Demonstration on “Enterprise Resource (Inventory and Production) Planning for Tanneries (TANSOFT)”, by  S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam, Malathy Jawahar, B. Madhan, R. Aravindhan, J. Ezhilmaran, N.K. Chandra Babu, D. Chandramouli, M. Jinandra Doss and A.B. Mandal, 13th  PRIEST Lecture Series held at Freya Auditorium,Kolkata Leather Complex, on 21 Sep 2013; JILTA, Vol LXIII (11),  1255-1256, 2013 (ISSN:0019-5738)
  • TANSOFT – The Complete Sotware solution, by  S. Nithiyanantha Vasagam, Malathy Jawahar, B. Madhan, R. Aravindhan, J. Ezhilmaran, N.K. Chandra Babu, D. Chandramouli, M. Jinandra Doss and A.B. Mandal,  LERIG 2012 (12) held at CLRI, Chennai, India, from 27th-29th Jan 2012

    Software Development : Application Development  : Completed:–27 nos; ongoing :  – 10 nos

    Web Portal : Completed : 14 Nos (National & International)
Awards / Nomination / Honours
  • Evaluation for Demonstration of computing projects as an External Expert for VISAI 2013, 3rd International Project Competition & Exhibition, 24 & 25 Feb 2013 at Vel Tech Dr. RR & Dr. SR Technical University on 24.02.2013
  • 46h LERIG 2012, 28 -30 January 2012, CLRI, Chennai, India, Certificate of Appreciation for Contribution of development and implementation of On spot Registration System (Web based software) in C#.Net Technology and SQL SERVER 2008 with D. Sudhakaran
  • Celebrating International Year of Chemistry, Chemistry in Societal and Environmental Needs, 29 -31 August 2011, CLRI, Chennai, India, Certificate of Appreciation for Contribution towards services rendered  in Registration Committee
  • CLRI Foundation Day 2011, 24th April 2011, CLRI, Chennai, India, Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of filing Copyright application for the software titled “Tannery Inventory Control Software (TANINCOSOFT)” with Ms. Malathy Jawahar, Dr.B.Madhan, Dr.N.K. Chandrababu, Shri. D. Chandramouli, Shri Jinandra Doss and Dr.A.B.Mandal
  • CLRI Foundation Day 2011, 24th April 2011, CLRI, Chennai, India, Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of filing Copyright application for the software titled “SCIENTOSOFT: The V.K.Rao’s formula for Scientomoetric studies on degree of colloboration” with Dr. V. Kasi Rao
  • 45th LERIG 2011, 28 -30 January 2011, CLRI, Chennai, India, Certificate of Appreciation for Contribution of development and implementation of on spot Registration System (Web based software) in C#.Net Technology and SQL SERVER 2008 with M.R. Manikandan
  • Third Prize for the best paper presentation : S. NithiyananthaVasagam, D. Chandramouli, M. Jinandra Doss, K. Giriyappa, A.B. Mandal and M.R. Manikandan, "INFORMATION RETRIVAL AND DATA ACCESS TO FACILITATE THE ANNUAL STATISTICALREPORT OF IFTL&AP", Young Scientist Seminar Competition, CSIR Foundation Day Celebration, 22/Sep/2009, held at CLRI, Chennai
  • Nodal Officer, e-Grid - ICT Project(Feb’07-May’08)
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), NIIST, Trivandrum (Feb 2007 - May 2008)
  • Alternate Chief Information Security Officer (ACISO), NIIST, Trivandrum (Sep 2006 - Jan 2007)