Dr Palaniappan Ramaswamy received his first degree and M.Eng.Sc. degree in electrical engineering and his Ph.D. degree in microelectronics/ biomedical engineering in 1997, 1999, and 2002, respectively.
He is currently a Reader in the School of Computing, University of Kent based in the upcoming Medway campus. His research interests include biological signal processing, brain-computer interfaces, biometrics, neural-networks, genetic-algorithms, and image processing. To date, he has written two text books in engineering and published over 170 papers (citation indices: h-index of 30 and i-10 index of 75 with over 3000 citations) in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and member in Institution of Engineering and Technology. He also serves as editorial board member for several international journals and serves as reviewer for EPSRC, MRC and many other international funding bodies.