Brief Biography

E Balagurusamy is currently the Chairman of EBG Foundation, Coimbatore and the President of Coimbatore Academy of Sciences. He served as a Member (Education), Planning Commission of Tamil Nadu Government for 2 years from July, 2011.

Awards & Honours

Saadhanai Thamizhar Award (2013In recognition of his accomplishments, he has been listed in the Directory of International Who’s Who of Intellectuals (UK) and the Directory of Distinguished Leaders (USA).


Books Authored

  • Computer Programming, McGraw-Hill, 2014
  • Object Oriented Programming with C++ (Spanish Language), McGraw-Hill International, 2007

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    E Balagurusamy is currently the Chairman of EBG Foundation, Coimbatore and the President of Coimbatore Academy of Sciences. He served as a Member (Education), Planning Commission of Tamil Nadu Government for two years from July, 2011.

    He was earlier a Member of Union Public Service Commission, a Constitutional Body established under the Article 315 of the Constitution of India for rendering advice to Government of India on matters related to recruitment, promotion and disciplinary cases related to different central civil services.

    Prior to becoming the Member of UPSC, he was Chairman of Consortium for Educational Communications (a Government of India Society for implementing Multimedia Educational Systems in Higher Education) and Vice-Chancellor of Anna University, Chennai (arguably the largest technical university of India with over 600 engineering institutions under its academic guidance and control).

    Researcher

    Published more than 30 papers in International Journals, Seminars and Conferences in the area of Systems Engineering and Information Technology and Research thesis on Reliability Engineering. Guided more than 100 MBA and PGDCS project works, 5 Ph.D. scholars and 14 M.Tech. students.

    Trainer

    Developed over 10 Modules/Monographs in wide ranging areas from basic computer concepts to human relations and project management. Trained more than 1,000 engineering teachers, 700 company executives and 300 Indian Administrative Service officials.

    Administrator

    An able academic administrator and leader. Created, administrated and led a number of institutions including Anna University, to Centres of Excellence. Brought in innovative methods and systemic procedures in administration, admissions, examinations and teaching/learning processes.

    IT Project Manager

    Designed and implemented about 15 information management projects for government, public and private sector industry and academic institutions.

    Technology Professional

    Active member of 8 professional associations (national and international) and organizer of major national and international conferences and seminars. Serve on the Editorial Boards of a number of professional journals.

    Advisor/Consultant

    Over the past 30 years has been advising various state and central government organizations and departments on IT. Has been part of several committees/task forces/policy advice groups and study groups formed by governments.

    Author

    Written over 30 books in various IT topics for leading publishers, edited 6 publications in major IT themes and prepared blueprint reports for the establishment of higher education institutions. Many of his books are prescribed as texts in universities and colleges throughout India. Considered as Asia’s leading author in programming.