Resume of Venkataraman Narayanan


Currently living in New Zealand, working part time on country/technology research projects. Spending more time to pursue my interests on studying: ancient scriptures; maths & astronomy; physics; philosophy; history & culture and so on. Maintaining community Web sites like: Asia Open Source Software Program.


Employment history

Professional Experience

Software development projects:

Project management experience:

Engineering assignments:

Technical support and consultancy:

Training Programs & Seminars

Conducted over 100 training programs, including asia-oss technology program and presented papers at more than 100 seminars and symposiums.

Selected Publication list

  1. Venkatesh, V.C. and Narayanan,V., 'Storage, Retrieval and Optimization of Machinability Data using Handheld Programmable Calculator', The Singapore Production Engineer, Vol.2, 1985, pp. 87-90.
  2. Venkatesh, V.C., Nee, A.Y.C., Puah, K.Y. and Narayanan, V., 'A Review of Computerised Machinability Data Base System Developed in National University of Singapore', Proc. of the SRA Int. Conference, Singapore, Sep.85, pp.49-76.
  3. Rahman, M., Narayanan, V. and Venkatesh, V.C., 'Evaluation of Optimum Stiffness and Damping For Structural Design of Machine Tools', Proc. of Int. Conference on Modal Analysis, Los Angeles, Feb. 86, pp.1553-57.
  4. Narayanan, V., Venkatesh, V.C. and Rahman, M., 'Automatic Programming and Its Integration with a Manufacturing Data Base using Micro Computers', Proc. of Int. Conference on Computer-Aided Production Engineering', Edinburgh, April 86, pp. 195-199.
  5. Venkatesh, V.C. and Narayanan, V., 'Machinability Correlation among Turning, Milling and Drilling Processes', Annals of the CIRP, Vol. 35/1/1986, pp. 59-62.
  6. Rahman, M. and Narayanan, V., 'Optimization of Error-of- Roundness in Turning Process', Annals of the CIRP, Vol. 35/1/1986, pp. 377-380.
  7. Rahman, M. and Narayanan, V., 'Expert System for Chucking', The Singapore Production Engineer, Vol.3, 1986, pp 77-86.
  8. Rahman, M. and Narayanan, V., 'Expert System for Machine tools', Automation News, Vol.1.,No.3, Singapore 1986, pp. 7-12.
  9. Narayanan, V., Rahman, M. and Venkatesh, V.C., 'Expert system for automatic part programming', Proc. of the Regional Seminar on Production Technology, Malaysia, 1986.
  10. Narayanan, V. and Rahman, M., 'Knowledge based Systems for Machine Tools', 4th IEEE Int. Conference on Languages for Automation, Singapore 1986, pp. 11 & Appendix. I.
  11. Narayanan, V., Lee, L.C. and Venkatesh, V.C., 'A Study of the Surface Characteristics and Fatigue Life of Tool Steels after EDM', Singapore Manufacturing Engineering, Vol.6, 1986, pp. 29-42.
  12. Rahman, M. and Narayanan, V., 'An Expert System for Process Planning', Int. Journal of Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol.4, No.3, 1987, pp. 365-372.
  13. Lee, L.C. Lim, L.C. and Narayanan, V., 'Edm induced Micro-cracks on Tool and Die steels', Proc. of the fourth Asia-Pacific Conference on Electron Microscopy', Bangkok, 1988, pp. 295-296.
  14. Lee, L.C. Lim, L.C. and Narayanan, V., 'Edm imparted Micro-cracks in some commonly used Tool Steels', Proc. of the Materials Technology Symposium, SISIR, Singapore, 1988.
  15. Lee, L.C. Lim, L.C., Narayanan, V. and Venkatesh, V.C., 'Quantification of Surface Damage of Tool Steels After EDM', Int. Journal of Machine tools & Manufacture, Vol.28, No.4, 1988, pp. 359-372.
  16. Wong, Y.S, Lee, L.C. and Narayanan, V., 'Off-line optimisation and On-lineMonitoring/Control of the EDM Process', Automation in Manufacturing Conference, Singapore, 1988, pp. 1.50-1.62.
  17. Narayanan, V. and Rahman, M., 'Manufacturing Information Processing for Automation', Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Singapore, Vol.28, No.4, 1988, pp. 59-66.
  18. Narayanan, V. and Francis, S.C.Y., 'A Self Learning Character Reader Using a Topological Technique', Proc. of IEEE Int. Conference on Image Processing, Singapore, 1989, pp. 338-342.
  19. Narayanan, V, Francis, S.C.Y. and Kong, C.M., 'A Customized OCR System for Reading Name Registers', Proc. of SEARCC'89, Singapore, Dec 89, pp. 286-294.
  20. Narayanan, V, LeeLee, H. and Sing, T.Y., 'An Intelligent E-Mail', ITWorks 90, Singapore, June 90, pp. 73-84.
  21. Narayanan, V, 'Pattern Matching for Everyone', ACM SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol.23, No.3, September 91, pp. 27-31.
  22. Narayanan, V. and Ong, B.K., 'System Design and Simulation for Manufacturing', Proc. of Int. Conference on Computer Integrated Manufacturing (ICCIM'91), Singapore, October 91, pp. 167-170.
  23. Narayanan, V. and Roland Hor, 'Development of an Image Editor for a DIP system', Proc. of SEARCC'91, Bali, Dec 91, pp. 36-1 to 36-15.
  24. Narayanan, V. 'Intelligent Process Routing', Proc. of Third Int. Conference on Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, May 92, pp. 270-77.
  25. Narayanan, V., Tan Chang Huong, Tan Yee Swian, Kathirgamalingam R.T. and Quek Seow Huat, 'Simulation for Production Management', Proc. of Industrial Automation'92 Conference, Singapore, May 92, Vol.II, pp.32-43.
  26. Narayanan, V. 'Manufacturing Document Management System', Year book of Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Singapore Chapter, 1992, pp.59-68.
  27. Narayanan, V. and Saw Ken Wye, 'Information Technology for tomorrow's Manufacturers', Year book 1992, The Institution of Manufacturing Engineers, Singapore section, pp.41-57.
  28. Narayanan, V., Tan Chang Huong, Tan Yee Swian, 'Simulation: A Tool for Production Planning and Execution', Information Technology- Journal of SCS, Singapore, April 93, Vol.5, No.2, pp.51-59.
  29. Narayanan, V. 'Process Parameters Prediction Systems', Proc. of Int. Conference on Advances in Materials & Processing Technologies (AMPT'93), Dublin, Ireland, August 93, pp.1635-1643.
  30. Narayanan, V. 'Manufacturing Management System Architecture', Proc. of Int. Conference on Computer Integrated Manufacturing (ICCIM'93), Singapore, September 93, Vol.1, pp 273-279.
  31. Narayanan, V. and Heng Kheng Joo, 'Machinability Data Prediction Systems', Proc. of Int. Conference on Computer Integrated Manufacturing (ICCIM'93), Singapore, September 93, Vol.2, pp 971-976.
  32. Narayanan, V. and Ong, B.K., 'Resource Simulation Using Linked Lists', Proc. of Summer Computer Simulation Conference, La Jolla, California, USA, July 94, pp 102-107.
  33. Narayanan, V. and Roland Hor., 'Document Interchange and IT2000 in Singapore', CALS/Enterprise Integration Journal, Winter 1994, pp.27-31.
  34. Chua, C.K, Narayanan, V, and Ang, B., 'Users Survey for Rapid Prototyping Technologies', Journal of The Institution of Engineers, Singapore, June 95, Vol.35, No.4, pp. 27-30.
  35. Narayanan, V, Chua, C.K. and Ang, B., 'A Selection Expert System for Solid Freeform Manufacturing', Proc. of Int. Conference on Computer Integrated Manufacturing (ICCIM'95), Singapore, July 95, Vol.2, pp. 1416-1423.
  36. Narayanan, V, 'Systems for the Prediction of Process Parameters', Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 1995, Vol.54, No. 1-4, pp. 64-69.
  37. Narayanan, V, "STEP for the Construction Industry Information Model', STEP Year Book 95, 1995, pp. 43-45.
  38. Chua, C.K., Narayanan, V, and Loh, J. 'Constraint-based spatial Representation Technique for the Container Packing Problem', The International Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 1998, Vol.9, No. 1, pp. 23-33.
  39. Roland Hor, and Narayanan, V. 'Making Singapore a Financial Hub', IT2010 Beyond The Web Lifestyle, Prentice Hall Singapore, 1999 ISBN 0-13-017937-X, pp. 61-84.
  40. Yoshiki Mikami, and Venkataraman Narayanan, "Information Technology Localization: The Past, Present and Future Agenda", SCALLA 2004*, Kathmandu, Nepal, January 5-7, 2004. SCALLA*: Sharing Capability in Localization and Human Language Technologies.