Omer Farook is a member of the faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology at Purdue University, Calumet. Farook received the diploma of licentiate in mechanical engineering and B.S.M.E. in 1970 and 1972, respectively. He further received B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. in 1978 and 1983, respec-
tively, from Illinois Institute of Technology. Farook’s current interests are in the areas of embedded
system design, hardware-software interfacing, digital communication, networking, image processing, and
biometrics, C++, Python, PHP and Java languages. He has a keen interest in pedagogy and instruction delivery
methods related to distance learning.
Jai P. Agrawal is a professor in electrical and computer engineering technology at Purdue University, Calumet. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from University of Illinois, Chicago, in 1991, dissertation in power electronics. He also received M.S. and B.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, in 1970 and 1968, respectively. His expertise includes analog and digital electronics design, power electronics, nanophotonics, and optical/wireless networking systems. He has
designed several models of high frequency oscilloscopes and other electronic test and measuring instruments as an entrepreneur. He has delivered invited short courses in Penang, Malaysia and Singapore. He is also the author of a textbook in power electronics, published by Prentice-Hall, Inc. His professional career is equally divided in academia and industry. He has authored several research papers in IEEE journals and conferences. His current research is focused on renewable energy technology, smart energy grid.
Ashfaq Ahmed is a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Department at Purdue University Calumet. Ahmed received his Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Karachi in 1973 and Master's of Applied Science degree in 1978 from University of Waterloo. He is the author of a textbook in Power Electronics, published by Prentice-Hall. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Indiana. He is senior member of IEEE. Ahmed’s current interests include Embedded System Design, IoT, VHDL design AND Smart Grid.
N. Athula Kulatunga, Ph.D., CEM is the Department Head of Engineering Technology at Purdue University Northwest in Hammond, Indiana, USA. Before becoming the head, he was the George W McNelly Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He received a Ph.d. from Purdue University in 1995. He is the founder and director of two industry sponsored applied research labs: Power Electronics Development and Applications Lab (PEDAL) and Smart Meter Integration Lab (SMIL). He is the Principal Investigator of one of 10 Global Innovation projects funded by the US department of State, Rapid, Smart Grid Impact RSGI), partnering with DeMontfort University in Leicester, UK, and UNESP in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has been a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) since 1998.
Naveen Kumar was born in INDIA in the state of Andhra Pradesh in the year 1993. He had completed Bachelors of Technology(B.Tech) at JNTU Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh in field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 2010. Then he was graduated from PURDUE UNIVERSITY in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2016. He had done projects on Data Encryption using Reversible Data Hiding (RDH) using Matlab simulation software. Being a co-author of this paper, he had familiarity with Cadence SPB 16.6 CIS software which is extremely useful in designing Schematics which are shown in this paper.He had familiarity with Homer Software, R-Programing etc,,. That is something outstanding about Naveen Kumar. Koyi, a co-author of this publication.
I'm Hassan Alibrahim. A graduate teaching assistant at Purdue University Northwest Since August 2017. An active member in the national honor society for engineering technology, Tau Alpha Pi. Recognized as an outstanding student by the College of Technology at Purdue University Northwest for the 2015 -2016 academic year.
- I graduated from collage of technology in 2003 in major Transmission and Distribution Tower electricity (Diploma - 2.5 yr.)
- Employed in Ministry of Electricity and Eater in Kuwait since 2004.
- Got scholarship from ministry of electricity and water in 2013 to completion of studies (Bachelor.)
- Current student on Purdue University Calumet in USA.
- Expected graduation in spring 2016 in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology major(ECET.)
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