International Collaborative Partner of UTAR Global Research Network



Name Dr. Ettikan Kandasamy Karuppiah
Designation Senior Manager,Developer Relations
Qualification Philosophy of Doctorate (Computer Science) in the area of Distributed Computing,USM (2001 - 2005)
Master of Science in Computer Science, USM (May 1997 - April 1999)
Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons), USM (July 1993 - April 1997)
Organization NVIDIA Singapore
Email ekaruppiah@nvidia.com
Tel No. +60123474905
URL www.ettikan.org
UTAR Contact Person Dr Chang Yoong Choon, ycchang@utar.edu.my


Employment
  • Senior Manager, Development Relations (May 2016 - Present), , NVIDIA Singapore
  • Principal Researcher & Head of Accelerative Technology Lab (Mac 2011 - April 2016),Information Communication Technologies Division, MIMOS Bhd.
  • Principal Engineer/Group Manager(February 2005 – January 2011), Panasonic Kuala Lumpur Laboratory & Advanced Technology Development Group, Panasonic R&D Centre Malaysia.
  • Manager/Lead for Entry Level/High End Network Processor System Testing and Software Validation
  • Senior Network Software Engineer(February 2003 – January 2005), Network Processor Software Engineering Team, NPD, CIG, Intel Microelectronics (M) Sdn. Bhd. Penang.
  • Senior/Network Software Engineer(April 2001 – January 2003),Research and Development
  • Research, Academia and Consultancy(July 2000 – March 2001), Faculty of Information Technology, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Malaysia.
  • R&D Engineer(Jun 1999 - Jun 2000), Research & Business Development Department, NTT MSC Sdn. Bhd., Cyberjaya, Selangor.
  • Academia and Research(Jun 1997 - May 1999), Disted-Stamford College, Penang, Malaysia
  • Researcher(Feb. 1997 - May 1997), Network Research Group, School of Computer Science, USM,Penang, Malaysia
Awards & Honours
  • Student Scholarship Award from SONY (TV) Malaysia: Undergraduate Scholarship.
  • Intel Research/Education Award for Enabling and Supporting Research/Education activities in local universities.
  • Offered research Scholarship for Postgraduate studies in France (Masters & Ph.D) by USM under Fellowship program.
Conference Papers & Tecnical Session Papers
  • Conference papers & tecnical session papers = 58
  • Book Chapter =2
  • Journal = 4
Professional Membership
  • Member of IEEE & COM-SOC (todate, Active)
  • Member of ITU-R Malaysia Chapter (June 1999 - May 2000)
  • Head of APAN-MY-IPv6 Working Group (http://www.my.apan.net/ipv6/index.html) (2001-2003)
  • Head of APAN-IPv6 Working Group (http://apan.net) (2002)
  • Certified PMP (Credential check can be made at https://www.pmi.org/CertApp/Registry.aspx
Quarterly Activites
January - March 2018
  • No new activity
October - December 2017
  • Dr. Chang Yoong Choon has invited Dr. Ettikan to deliver a talk to UTAR students in March 2018.
July - September 2017
  • There was no activity with Dr. Ettikan for Jul-Sep 2017 report.
April - June 2017
  • Report to follow
January - March 2017
  • No report received from contact person
October - December 2016
  • no activity for oct-dec 2016
July - September 2016
  • No report received from contact person
January - March 2016
  • Dr. Ettikan had a meeting with Prof. Lee Sze Wei on 13 Jan 2016, 2pm, at UTAR, to discuss on potential collaboration between UTAR and TM R&D.
  • Presence at the meeting were Dr. Chang Yoong Choon, Dr. Tay Yong Haur, Dr. Tee Yee Kai
October - December 2015
  • Meeting and discussion on TM R&D - UTAR research collaboration
July - September 2015
  • No activity as ICP has moved to Telekom Malaysia.
April - June 2015
  • No activity
January - March 2015
  • Co-supervision of PhD student Mr. Yong Keh Kok
  • Proposal of FYP projects
October - December 2014
  • E-Science Joint Research Proposal Submission and Presentation to MOSTI
  • Research collaboration discussion between MIMOS, Nvidia, and UTAR
July - September 2014
  • CUDA Programming Competition
  • E-Science Fund proposal