Aerospace Electronics & Systems Division
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Smt. Veena
Principal Scientist



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Mrs. Veena S, Principal Scientist at DSPS group, Aerospace Electronics Division. She has a B.Tech from Bangalore University and MSc (Engg.) from VTU, Belgaum. She has 15+ years of experience in developing signal algorithms for embedded applications. During this tenure, her major contribution is towards the development of Active Noise Control system for pilot helmets. She has 2 books, 6 SCI journal and 18 conference publications. She is a member of IEEE


  • CSIR-NAL Best Woman Scientist Award for contribution towards "Adaptive Signal Processing Algorithms", 2004


Telephone (O) +91-80-25086521/ 66 (M) +91-9448402760
Facsimile +91-80-25268546
Address Digital Signal Processing Lab, Aerospace Electronics & Systems Division, National Aerospace Laboratories, HAL Airport Road, Kodihalli, Bengaluru Karnataka - 560 017, INDIA
  • Adaptive Signal Processing
  • Active Noise Control
  • Speech processing technologies for control applications in aerospace
  • Information security - Encryption and watermarking

Sponsored Projects

  1. Integration of ANC system to Mirage pilot helmet, NPMASS, ADA (ongoing)
  2. Active Noise Control Experimental Setup, UIET, Panjab University
  3. Onboard ANC system for TEJAS pilot helmet and feasibility study for cockpit ANC NPMASS, ADA
  4. Active Noise Control for TEJAS cockpit and for pilot earphones, DISMAS, ADA
  5. Multichannel Active Noise Control, NPSM, ADA
  6. Active Noise Control, ARDB

In-House Projects Funded by CSIR

  1. Active Noise Control (ANC) - for ambient and environmental systems (Research and development in signal processing)
  2. Active Structural Acoustic Control (ASAC) and cabin noise reduction by Active - Passive Techniques for transport aircraft
  3. Research and Development in Signal Processing with Relevance to Aerospace and other Engineering fields
  4. Technology Solutions for Micro Air Vehicle Development: Communication and Navigation

MTech Projects supervised

  1. Hema S Meharwade, Development of Real-Time encryption and watermarking for MAV wireless link security, 2014-15, BMS college of Engineering, Bangalore
  2. Kavitha S, Controlling of Micro Air Vehicles using Automatic Speech Recognition system, 2014-15, SIT, Tumkur
  3. Geetanjali, Real-Time Acoustic Source Localization of Signals, 2013-14, PESIT, Bangalore
  4. Neha More, Silence at baby's ears: virtual feedback Active Noise Control (ANC) for NICU noise, ,2012-2013, Suratkal, Karnataka
  5. Ashoka.D.L,"Application Of Active Noise Control to infant incubator noise signals", National Institute of Technology,2011-2012, Suratkal, Karnataka
  6. Chetan. R, "A Certification Perspective: Development and testing of Software for Helmet ANC", East West College of Engineering, Visvesvaraya Technological University, 2011-2012, Belgaum, Karnataka
  7. Sweta. M, "Active Noise Control using Virtual Sensors", BMS college of Engineering,Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka
  8. RintuAbrahem, "Active Noise Control using IIR adaptive filter", Jain University, 2011-2012, Bangalore, Karnataka
  9. Nagamani, "Active noise control using neural networks", Pulla Reddy College of Engineering, ,2010-2011,AndhraPradesh

Book Chapters

  1. Introduction to Wavelet Transform: A Signal Processing Approach S.V.Narasimhan, NandiniBasumallick, S. Veena, Alpha Science International, Ltd, ISBN:1842656295 9781842656297, UK, Narosa Publishing house, ISBN 978-81-8487-081-7, India Chapter -13: MChannel Filter bank Chapter- 14: Wavelet transform implementation by lifting
  2. Signal Processing Principles and Implementation S.V.Narasimhan, S. Veena, Alpha Science International, Ltd,UK, Narosa Publishing house, India, ISBN - 1842651994, 9781842651995 Chapter - 15, 16 : Real-time implementation of signal processing algorithms

Journal papers

  1. Mallesh Babu S, Mr. Lokesha H, Mrs.Veena S, Mr. Jayantkumar.A.Rathod, Controlling the Micro Air Vehicle through voice instructions, International Journal of Computer Engineering and Technology (IJCET), ISSN 0976-6367(Print),ISSN 0976 - 6375(Online), Volume 6, Issue 4, April (2015), pp. 21-27
  2. Hema S Meharwade, Veena S, Arathi R Shankar Joint encryption/watermarking based on Arnold cat map and DCT, IJournals: International Journal of Software & Hardware Research in Engineering, ISSN-2347-4890, Volume 3 Issue 3 March, 2015
  3. New unbiased adaptive IIR filter: it's robust and variable step-size versions and application to active noise control, Signal, Image and Video Processing, January 2013, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 197-207
  4. Variable step-size Griffiths' algorithm for improved performance of feedforward/feedback active noise control. Signal, Image and Video Processing, September 2010, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 309-317
  5. S.V.Narasimhan, S.Veena , "Laguerre escalator lattice and feedforward/feedback active noise control" , Signal Processing, Vol. 87, No. 4, pp. 725-738, April 2007
  6. S. Veena and S. V. Narasimhan, Improved active noise control performance based on Laguerre lattice, Signal Processing, April 2004.

Conference papers

  1. Mallesh Babu S, Lokesha. H, Veena. S, Jayantkumar A Rathod, Design of speech based Ground Control Station for controlling the Micro Air Vehicles, Fifth IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing and Communications, Kochi, Aug 10-13, 2015
  2. Hema S Meharwade, Veena S, Arathi R Shankar Joint encryption/watermarking based on Arnold cat map and DCT, IJournals: International Journal of Software & Hardware Research in Engineering, ISSN-2347-4890, Volume 3 Issue 3 March, 2015
  3. Veena S, Vaitheeswaran. S. M, Lokesha H, Towards the Development of Secure MAVs, November5-7, 2014 ICRAMAV- 2014 (3rd International Conference), JNTU, Hyderabad, Elsevier
  4. Geetanjali U Mandewalkar, Veena S, Subhash S Kulkarni, Lokesha. H, "Real Time Acoustic Source localization of Emergency Signals", IEEE 2014 International Conference on advances in electronics, computers and communications, October 10-11, 2014
  5. Veena S, Lokesha H, Pavithra S, Narasimhan. S. V, Enhanced comfort for the pilot: Silent helmet using adaptive noise cancellation technology, ISSS National Conference on MEMS, Smart Materials, Structures and Systems, September 06-07, 2013, Pune, India
  6. Veena S, Pavithra S, Lokesha H, Narasimhan S.V, Neha. V. More, Virtual Sensor based Feedback Active Noise Control For Neonates in NICU, IEEE International Conference on Emerging trends in Communication, Control, Signal Processing & Computing Applications, October 2013, Bangalore
  7. Ms. Swetha, Ms. Veena S & Ms. Prapulla G, A feasibility study of applying Active Noise Control for wind tunnel noise reduction, Symposium on Applied Aerodynamics and Design of Aerospace Vehicle (SAROD 2013), November 21-23, 2013, Hyderabad, India
  8. Chitra K Rao, Lokesha H, Veena S, Pavithra S, Real Time Implementation of Adaptive Noise Canceller on Beagle Board using MATLAB-SIMULINK, International Conf. on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI'13), Aug 2013, Mysore, India
  9. S.V.Narasimhan and S.Veena, Active Noise Control by Delayless Subband Adaptive filter based on Discrete Cosine Harmonic Wavelet Transform (CHWT), Centenary Conference-EE,IISc, December, 15-17, 2011 , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  10. S.V. Narasimhan S. Veena, A new delay less Subband Adaptive Filter based on Discrete Cosine Harmonic Wavelet Transform, SPCOM, July 2010, IISc, Bangalore
  11. S. Veena, Lokesha. H, "Development of quiet aircraft helmet: Active and passive approach", National symposium on acoustics, NSA 2009, November 26-29, 2009, Hydrabad
  12. S.V.Narasimhan, S. Veena, Lokesha. H, Nandini Basumallick, Savita S., Algorithms for Active Noise Control and their performance, National Symposium on Acoustics 2008, RCI, Hyderabad, Acoustical Society of India
  13. S.V.Narasimhan, S.Veena and K.Nagesh, Robust unbised Adaptive IIR Filtering for Active Noise Control, IEEE INDICON Nov. 2007
  14. S.V. Narasimhan, S.Veena, H. Lokesha & Savitha S. Shankarling, “Algorithms for Active Noise Control and their performance”, ISSS conference, July 2005, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  15. S.V.Narasimhan, S. Veena, Lokesha. H; Variable Stepsize Griffiths' Algorithm for Improved Performance Of Feedforward/ Feedback Active Noise Control, IEEE INDICON Nov.2007
  16. S. Veena and S.V. Narasimhan ,Performance of a Laguerre escalator based Active noise control in a nonstationary environment, IEEE TENCON, 2003 , Bangalore , India.
  17. S.Veena and S.V.Narasimhan , "A Laguerre escalator lattice predictor for secondary path identification for feedforward / feedback active noise control", Active -2002 conference , to be held in July, 2002, at Southhampton, U.K.
  18. S. Veena and S.V. Narasimhan, "Improved active noise control performance based on Laguerre lattice" Submitted to IEEE conference, 2002, at Taiwan.






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