Qualifications :

M.Tech. Opto-Electronics & laser Technology, M.Sc. Physics, B. Ed Physical Science, B.Sc. Physics
Current Research Interests
Smart Structures with Embedded Sensors
PM-PCF Polarimetric sensors
Hybrid sensors interrogation schemes

Contact information:
Photonics Research Centre (Penthouse, 5th Floor)
School of Electronic And Communications Engineering
DIT, Kevin Street, Dublin 8
Mob: +353-871425245

Current project
Smart Structures with Embedded sensors (SSES PhD student)
Previous Project Experiences

  • Integrated Optic Fiber Optic Gyroscope ( SAMEER, IIT Mumbai Campus).
  • Design of MEMS Gyroscope using Coventer Ware.
  • Fabrication and Study of Proto type Fiber Optic Gyroscope.
  • Photonic Band Gap materials.
  • Design and Implementation of Integrated electro-optic modulator for gyro applications.
  • Design and Fabrication of Evanescent wave Fiber Optic Sensor(ISP-CUSAT-Cochin).
  • Biogrphy

    Completed, M. Sc Degree in Physics from Kannur University, Kerala, India and M.Tech. degree in Opo-Eletronics and Laser Technology from International School of Photonics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, Kerala, India, in 2005 and 2008, respectively. Achieved scholarship of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE all-India level examination) in 2004, and served as a Research Scientist in the Opto-Electronic Division(OED), Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research(SAMEER) an autonomous R & D laboratory at Mumbai under the then Department of Information Technology, Government of India in 2008 to 2009. Presently, pursuing PhD in engineering from the Photonics Research Center, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland.



    1. Anuj Bhatnagar,Ramakrishnan. M, Vinod. G"Apparatus for Quadrupole winding of optical fiber", IndianPatent, Application no: 1686/MUM/2009, Status: Published,"


    1. Ramakrishnan M,Anuj Bhatnagar, Arun Malik, and Vinod. G, "MATLAB based design and analysis simulator for closed loop fiber optic application", Journal of Instrumentaion Society of India, Vol-40, March-2010
    2. Ramakrishnan. M, Rajan. G, Semenova. Y, Lesiak. P, Domanski. A, Wolinski. T, Boczkowska. A, and Farrell. G, "Influence of thermal expansion of composite material on embedded polarimetric sensors", under process,IOP- Smart Materials and Structures
    3. Rajan. G, Ramakrishnan. M, Semenova. Y, Milenko. K, Lesiak. P, Domanski. A, Wolinski. T and Farrell. G, "A Photonic Crystal Fiber and Fiber Bragg Grating Based Hybrid Fiber Optic Sensor System", IEEE Sensors Journal, Accepted.
    4. Rajan. G, Milenko. K, Lesiak. P, Ramakrishnan. M, Semenova. Y, Domanski. A, Wolinski. T and Farrell. G, "A hybrid fiber optic sensing system for simultaneous strain and temperature measurement and its applications", Photonics Letters of Poland, Vol 2, 46-48, 2010.
    5. Rajan. G, Ramakrishnan. M, Semenova. Y, Lesiak. P, Domanski. A, Wolinski. T, Boczkowska. A, and Farrell. G, "Composite Materials with Embedded Photonic Crystal Fiber Interferometric Sensors" , Submitted, Smart Materials and Structures

    International conferences

    1. Ramakrishnan. M, Rajan. G, Semenova. Y, Farrell. G, "Design of a surface attachable hybrid sensor packaged in polyimide film for engineering applications ", EWOFS, Porto, Sept. 2010.
    2. Ramakrishnan. M, Rajan. G, Semenova. Y, and Farrell. G ," Composite Materials with embedded fiber sensors for in-situ structural health monitoring ", Workshop & International Conference on Smart Materials(WICSM), DCU, Sept. 2010.
    3. Ramakrishnan. M, Rajan. G, Semenova. Y, Lesiak. P, Domanski. A, Wolinski. T and Farrell. G, "Design of a flexible electro-optic polymer phase modulator for demodulation of polarimetric sensors", IOS 2011, Szczyrk, Poland
    4. Ramakrishnan. M, and Anuj Bhatnagar,"Single Mode Fiber Optic Gyroscope for Low Cost Applications", SPIE Conference proceedings, Photonics 2008, IIT Delhi-India.
    5. Ramakrishnan. M, G Vinod, M. Remya, J. Smitha, P Radhakrishnan,"Evanescent Wave Fiber Optic Sensor for Monitoring Fermentation Rate Measurement", SPIE Conference proceedings, International Conference on Trends in Optics and Photonics (ICONTOP-2009), University of Calcutta, India.
    6. Vinod. G, Ramakrishnan. M, and A.Bhatnagar "Modeling and Simulation of Closed loop FOG", International Conference on Optics & PhotoniCOP-2009, Central Scientific Instruments Organization (CSIO), Chandigarh, India.
    7. G.Vinod and Ramakrishnan. M ,"Finite Element Analysis of Cantilever Structures for MEMS Inertial Sensors", International Conference on Optics Photonics ,ICOP-2009, Central Scientific Instruments Organization (CSIO), Chandigandia.
    8. Vinod. G, and Ramakrishnan. M ,"Design and Simulation of MEMS Mechanical Gyroscope", International Conference on Optics & Photonics, ICOP-2009,Central Scientific Instruments Organization (CSIO), Chandigarh, India