Prof. Rajesh Harikrishnan is currently working as an Assistant Professor in Information Systems and Analytics at Firebird Institute of Research in Management, Coimbatore. He is a budding research intellectual, earned his four Master Degrees M.Sc., MCA., M.Phil, MJM., in the field of Computer science and communications from Bharathiar University. India. He is pursuing his Ph.D Research in Computer Science at Vel Tech University, Chennai. At present, he is holding various positions in academics and Industry like Ambassador- FIREBIRD, Director-Outreach & Capacity Building, Lead Faculty-Analytics, Research Professor-Data Science, and Trainer – AIMA Biz Lab. He is also heading Firebird Events at National and International level.
His objective is to create a universal learning environment among students using Power Teaching Prototype and also to inspire students to pursue global transformation and professional excellence in their career. His mission is to venture technical and analytical skills through comprehensive research towards the vision of implanting world-class education by delivering high quality teaching pedagogy for the betterment of Institutions and Industries.
Prof. Rajesh Harikrishnan started his debut career as Team Lead in Image Processing & E-Publishing field at ADCL (Advanced Data Converters Private Limited), PSG Software Park in 2005. Later he entered into academics. He has lavish teaching experience of 18 years in College level as a Full-time teacher, worked in various reputed colleges in South India. He handled computer programming courses along with 15 technical courses which includes basics and advanced levels of subjects like Data structures, Data Communications, Data analytics, DBMS, and Operating Systems etc. He has been continuously teaching the complex courses like Artificial Intelligence, Cryptography, Multimedia, Machine Learning, Network security and Theory of Computations etc. to the UG and PG students.
He is one of the Certified Data Analysts from IIT-Madras accorded by the CII (The Confederation of Indian Industries). He is one of the Certified Trainer in AI based Business Simulation accorded by AIMA (All India Management Association). He was honoured as one of the “Young Scientists of India “in India-International Science Conference by the Ministry of Science and Technology, IIT Delhi, India and also he was accorded as one of the contributing academician from PHD Nation Builders Forum, PHD Chamber, and New Delhi Chapter in 2015. Prof. Rajesh Harikrishnan is a 'C' Certified NCC cadet and he is also a National certified trainer for Life Skills and Soft Skills by RGNIYD, Ministry of Youth Affairs, GoI. He is one of the member of the professional bodies like CII, AICTE, AIMS, AIMA, IEEE, and IFERP etc.
Prof. Rajesh Harikrishnan had taken part in International Faculty Development Programme conducted in China, Hong Kong and UAE countries. He has been coordinating ample of National industrial visits and National level workshops leading towards research centres like ISRO, CDAC, CTS, and SAP Labs across India for students and faculty. So far, He has trained thousands of students in practicing simulation based experiential learning and has guided hundreds of students for developing their software projects. He abetted many students to get Internships and placements in various MNCs and some are recommended by him to get admission in foreign universities for continuing their higher education. So far, He has published seven international journals and six national and he has presented merely 25+ papers in various conferences, seminars and webinars. He is an active evaluation member of examinations conducted by different universities and autonomous college in South India. He has contributed his exertion in all worked Institutions to acquire quality standards in academics like AICTE, IQAC, ISO-TUV, NAAC, NBA etc. He is bestowed with several award. To name a few: Best Outgoing Student in School and Colleges, Best Paper Presenter, Best Orator, Best Employee and Best Performer. He has trained 5000+ students from 50+ colleges across South India in AI Business Simulation.