Bio

Ganeshan  is the Head of the Technology Academy and Research here at EDENZ. He enjoys teaching and leading the department, developing new and exciting courses and programmes in Technology, especially Computing and Engineering. He is passionate about using Technology to improve the quality of life for people from all walks of life.

Ganeshan has over 45 years experience in the Engineering and Computing industries and Academia. He has taught undergraduate and post-graduate students in universities and polytechnics in Singapore, Australia, USA and New Zealand. He has over sixty quality assured publications in journals and conferences and has supervised numerous post-graduate students to completion.

He is a strong advocate and practitioner of blended learning, evolving pedagogies and the use of open course-ware. Ganeshan works hard, plays hard and enjoys life. He enjoys swimming, body boarding, doing weights, kayaking, stand up paddle-boarding, mono-finning, riding bikes and windsurfing on water and land.

Email:
[email protected]

Phone:

+64 9 309 5208 ext 345

Qualifications:

  • B.Sc (Eng).
  • M.Sc
  • Graduate Diploma in Higher Education

Supervised thesis projects:

  • Abdulbasit Almatrook  The Effect of Mobility, Security and Shadowing on Latest Wireless LAN Standard (IEEE802.11ac)
  • Mudaliar, Keysha (2015) Performance Evaluation of Defence Mechanisms against ICMPv6 Router Advertisement Flood Attacks
  • Kaka, Tane Randell (2013). What are the significant factors that have influenced the adoption of Moodle by staff in a Maori tertiary institution?
  • Xu, Guorong (2011). Social networking sites, web 2.0 technologies and e-learning
  • Guan, Zheng Yi (Alex) (2011) A reliability evaluation of wireless sensor network simulator: Simulation vs. testbed
  • Selvan, Rachel Chandra (2011) Impacts, Changes, and Technical Issues that Arise when Introducing an Online Learning Tool in a Tertiary Educational Organisation
  • Shah, Mohib A. (2011) Performance of voice & video over IP using various IP transition mechanisms
  • Hu, Jack (2009). IT security training in NZ SMEs
  • Elian, Ryan (2007) Online Community Supporting Trading Functions in an Online Auction Website

Publications:

  • Komosny, D., Voznak, M., Ganeshan, K., and Sathu, H. (2015). Estimation of Internet Node Location by Latency Measurements – The Underestimation Problem. Information Technology and Control, 2015, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 279-286. ISSN: 1392- 124X.
  • Ganeshan, K., and Xiaosong, L. (2015). An Intelligent Student Advising System Using Collaborative Filtering. DeAntoni, M. Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference 2015, El Paso Texas.
  • Komosny, D., Simek, M., and Ganeshan, K. (2013). Can Vivaldi Help in IP Geolocation?. PRZEGLA˛D ELEKTROTECHNICZNY. 5/2013 ISSN 0033-2097.
  • Jayawardena, C., Baghaei, N., Ganeshan, K., and Sarrafzadeh, A. (2013). Designing a socially assistive companion robotic wheel chair: RoboChair. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent System & Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics.
  • Burget, R., Komosny, D., and Ganeshan, K. (2012). Topology aware feedback transmission for real-time control protocol. Journal of Network and Computer Applications. 35/2 : 723-730.
  • Li, X., Ganeshan, K., and Xu, G. (2012). The Role of Social Networking Sites in E-learning. 42nd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education: FIE 2012 Conference Proceedings. pp.1206-1211. doi: 10.1109/FIE.2012.6462424.
  • Li, X., Ganeshan, K., and Hu, J. (2011). Investigating the Need and Content for E-Security Training in New Zealand SMEs. International Conference on Education, Informatics, and Cybernetics (icEIC 2011), Orlando, Florida. 29 November – 2 December. Online.
  • Cervenka, V., Komosny, D., and Ganeshan, K. (2011). IETF 6LoWPAN and Sensor Networking. 6th International Conference on Teleinformatics. Brno University of Technology, Dolni Morava, Czech Republic. 2 – 4 February, 2011. pp 69-73.
  • Balej, J., Komosny, D., and Ganeshan, K. (2011). Mapping Round-Trip Time into Length Suitable for Geolocation. 6th Intl. Conference on Teleinformatics, Brno University of Technology, Dolni Morava, Czech Republic. 2 – 4 February, 2011. pp 63-68.
  • Muller, J., Komosny, D., and Ganeshan, K. (2011). Geolocation of Nodes in the Internet. 6th Intl. Conference on Teleinformatics, Brno University of Technology, Dolni Morava, Czech Republic. 2 – 4 February, 2011. pp 57-63.
  • Shukla, R. S., and Ganeshan, K. (2011). Living Curriculum: Computing Education. World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. 18 – 21 October, 2011.
  • Sathu, H., Shah, M.A., and Ganeshan, K. (2011). Performance Comparison of Video Protocols Using Dual-Stack and Tunnelling Mechanisms. Springer in Communications in Computer and Information Science Series(CCIS),CC2011 Springer Proceedings. 501-511. 501-511. ISSN: 1865:0929.
  • Li, X., Ganeshan, K., and Hu, J. (2011). Investigating the Need and Content for E-Security Training in New Zealand SMEs. International Conference on Education, Informatics, and Cybernetics: icEIC 2011.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2010). Providing an Effective and Efficient Learning Environment: Meeting the Challenges of Multiple Diversities. Proc. The 4th Intl. Multi-conf on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol II, pp232-237. 8th Intl. Conf. on Education and Informations Systems, Technologies and Applications. II : pp232-237. ISBN-13:978-1-936338-06-1, CD ISBN-13:978-1-936338-08-5
  • Novotny, V., Komosny, D., Burget, R., and Ganeshan, K. (2009). Large-Scale RTCP Feedback Theory and Implementation. Banat, M. (Eds). Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Communications, Computers and Applications 2009MIC-CCA 2009: The 3rd International Conference on Communications, Computers and Applications. Amman, Jordan: IEEE. CD.
  • Komosny, D., Moravek, P., Burget, R., and Ganeshan, K. (2009). Feedback Transmission in Large-Scale IPTV Sessions. Lee, H. CD. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Communication and Information Technology 2009ISCIT 2009: The 9th International Symposium on Commonucation and Information Technology978-1-4244-4522-6.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2009). Design and development of a world music keyboard capable of playing pitch-continuous music genres [unpublished Unitec Research Committee Research Report]. Permanent link to Research Bank record: http://hdl.handle.net/10652/1640
    Komosny, D., Ganeshan, K., Jelinek, M., and Burget, R. (2008). Scalability issues with the hierarchical feedback aggregation for large-scale IPTV systems. Dowland, P., and Furnell, S. INC & HAISA Conference Proceedings CDSeventh International Network Conference Centre for Information Security and Network Research.
  • Komosny, D., Cimbalek, P., Ganeshan, K., Muller, J. & Burget, R. (2008). Visual Model of Feedback Transmission in IPTV. Accepted, The Second IASTED Africa Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Gaborone, Botswana, September 8-10.

    Komosny, D., Ganeshan, K., Jelinek, M. & Novotny, V. 
    (2008). Scalability Issues with the Hierarchical Feedback Aggregation for Large-Scale IPTV Systems. Accepted, Seventh International Network Conference (INC2008), Plymouth, U.K., July 8-10.  
  • Ganeshan, K. & Komosny, D. (2008). Rojak: A New Paradigm in Teaching and Learning. Ed-Media, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, June 30-July 4, Vienna, Austria.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2008). A Technological Framework for improving Education in the Developing World. Ed-Media, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, June 30-July 4, Vienna, Austria.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2008). Reviewer. The 6th International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications: EISTA 2008, June 29th – July 2nd, 2008, Orlando, Florida, USA

    Ganeshan, K.
     (2008). CKBLS: An Interactive System for Collaborative Knowledge Building and Learning.Proceedings of the 7th WSEAS International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Engineering and Databases (AIKED ’08), University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, February 20-22, 2008, ISBN 978-960-6766-41-1, ISSN 1790-5109, pp 442-447.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2007). Runner-up, School of Computing and Information Technology, Lecturer of the Year. http://www.usu.co.nz/inunison/features/lecturer-of-the-year-2008/
    Ganeshan, K. (December, 2007). Linux. ISBN 978-0-473-12925-5
  • Ganeshan, K. (2007). Beyond Clickers: Design and Implementation of a Wireless Intelligent Personal Electronic Response (WIPER) System. IASTED International Conference on Communication Systems, Networks and Applications, Oct 8-10, Beijing, China.  
  • Ganeshan, K. (2007). Teaching Robots: Robot-Lecturers and Remote Presence. Ed-Media, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, June 23-29, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2006). Introducing True 3-D Intelligent Ed-Media: Robotic Dance Teachers. Ed-Media, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, June 26-30, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2006). An Interactive Music Tutoring System. Ed-Media, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, June 26-30, Orlando, Florida, USA.  
  • Ganeshan, K. (2006). Networked Intelligent Mobile Robot Assistants: Patient Monitoring and Telemedicine. Fourth IASTED International Conference on BioMedical Engineering, Feb 15-17, Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Shukla, R., Kyle, S., Shukla, V. and Ganeshan, K. (2006). Be Your Own Guru: Fusion of Technology and Wisdom. The IASTED Conference on Web-Based Education, Jan 23-25, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2005). Member, Extended Editorial Panel, Bulletin of Applied Computing and Information Technology. http://www.naccq.ac.nz/bacit/0303/index.html  
  • Ganeshan, K. and Shukla, R. (2005). Practical Applications of Affordable Multi-Purpose Robots.Robotics and Applications, Oct 31-Nov 02, Cambridge, MA, USA.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2005). AI:Objects and Meta Objects in Learning Musical Performance. Ed-Media, June 27 – July 2, Montreal, Canada.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2004). Indian Classical Music in Western Notation, Book 1. ISBN 0-476-00972-3.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2004). The use of robotics in the field of music, Public lecture, Unitec, New Zealand, 15 November.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2004). Computer generation of the gamakams of Indian classical music, Presentation to the New Zealand Carnatic Music Society, Auckland, New Zealand, 19 September.
  • Ganeshan, K. and Pickard, J. (2004). Composing Music Using Genetic Algorithms. Proc. 17th annual conf. of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications: Change, Progress and Innovation in Technology, 6-9 July, Christchurch, pp67-70.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2004). Highly commended: Orchestral music software, 17th annual conf. of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications: Change, Progress and Innovation in Technology, Hotel Grand Chancellor, New Zealand, 09 July.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2004). Orchestral music software demonstration and performance, Computer music performance of western classical music, Indian classical music and jazz, 17th annual conf. of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications: Change, Progress and Innovation in Technology, Hotel Grand Chancellor, New Zealand, 08 July.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2004). Performance of an Indian classical music piece (Yaare ranganaa) on the computer, New Zealand Carnatic Music Society, Fickling Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand, 15 February.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2003). Elected to Pi Mu Epsilon in recognition of superior achievement in the field of Mathematics, Ohio Theta Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, Cincinnati, USA, 16 November.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2003). Rhythmatics – Math, music and machines, Invited Address, Pi Mu Epsilon, Ohio Theta Chapter, Cincinnati, USA, 16 November.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2003). Visiting Professor, Xavier University, Cincinnati, USA.
  • Ganeshan, K. and Ganeshan, V. (2003). Extreme Programming – A Success Story. Proc. 16th annual conf. of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications: Fresh Fields, New Horizons, 6-9 July, Palmerston North, p483.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2003). The Theremin and the Computer. Proc. 16th annual conf. of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications: Fresh Fields, New Horizons, 6-9 July, Palmerston North, p482.
  • Brant, B. and Ganeshan, K. (2003). Providing Opportunities in Computing to Some Highly Motivated Adults. Proc. 16th annual conf. of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications: Fresh Fields, New Horizons, 6-9 July, Palmerston North, p472.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2003). World’s first performance of a popular Indian classical music piece (Saamaja vara gamanaa) using fifteen different instruments on a computer, Fickling Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand, 18 April.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2003). Performance of an Indian classical music piece (Yaare ranganaa) on the computer, St Barnabas Scout Hall, Auckland, New Zealand, 07 February.
  • Ganeshan, K. (2003). Music software for Indian classical music. Availabale for download on http://www.carnatic.8m.comhttp://www.carnaticmidi.8m.com and http://homepages.ihug.co.nz/~ganeshan
  • Ganeshan, K. (2002). A.I. in music composition. Proc. 15th annual conf. of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications: Technology and Innovation: New Understandings and Influences, 2-5 July, Hamilton, p469.
  • Ganeshan, K. (1995). A reinforcement bar optimization system. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the Practical Applications of Prolog, Paris, April 1995.
  • Ganeshan, K. and Farmer, J. (1995). A menu preparation expert system. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the Practical Applications of Prolog, Paris , April 1995.
  • Ganeshan, K. and Higlett, R. (1995). A packing optimiser for shipping containers. Proceedings of the Fourth International conference on the Practical Applications of Prolog, Paris , April 1995.
  • Ganeshan, K. and Chacko, E. K. (1990). An expert system on mangoes. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computers in Agricultural Extension Programmes, University of Florida , USA , February 1990.
  • Ganeshan, K. (1989). An expert system on mangoes. Poster presentation, Third International Mango Symposium, Darwin , Australia , September 1989.
  • Ganeshan, K. and Bowyer, P. J. (1988). Artificial intelligence applied to time-tabling. Proceedings of the Fourth International Expert Systems Conference, London , June 1988.
  • Ganeshan, K. (1988). An expert system for the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of the symptoms associated with vertigo. 9th congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Singapore , April 1988.Ganeshan, K. (1985). Artificial intelligence. The Mechman, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore, 1985.
  • Ganeshan, K. (1985). Artificial Intelligence Applied to Machine Health Monitoring. M.Sc. Thesis, Cranfield Institute of Technology, England, 1984.