The University of Southampton

Dr Muthu Ramachandran 

Research collaboration with Dr Gary Will and colleagues on cloud computing, software engineering, software security engineering, and IoT, Data Science, ML and AI driven applications.

Dr Muthu Ramachandran is currently a CEO and an Independent Educational and Research Consultant and an AI Ethics Research Consultant at AI Tech North, and a visiting Research Fellow at University of Southampton. Previously, Muthu was a Principal Lecturer (Associate Professor) for more than 19+ years in the School of Built Environment, Engineering, and Computing at Leeds Beckett University in the UK. Muthu has more than thirty years of teaching and research experience both in academia and in industrial research settings. Prior to this, he spent eight years in industrial research at Philips Research Labs and subsequently at Volantis Systems Ltd, Surrey, UK where Muthu has worked on various research projects for Software Engineering Applications including software architecture design and reuse for large scale consumer electronic systems, telecommunication, multi-media and car navigation systems. Currently, Muthu is leading research in the areas of Cloud Software Engineering, Big Data Software Engineering, IoT Software Engineering, Software Security Engineering, SOA, Cloud Computing, and in the main areas of Software Engineering on RE, CBSE, software architecture, reuse, quality and testing. Muthu has published 15 books, 50 book chapters, 100s of journal articles and conferences. Muthu has also chair and keynote speakers of conferences and workshops on SE-CLOUD, SECE 2020 (IEEE COMPSAC), IoTBDS, IIoTBDS, and Complexis. Muthu is a fellow of the BCS, Senior Fellow of Advance HE, and a senior of member of IEEE and ACM.


Research interests

Software Engineering & Systems Engineering

Software Security Engineering

Cloud Computing



Data Science

Cyber-Physical Systems


•Software Engineering Education (Problem Based Learning) Ramachandran (1994)

•Interactive Multimedia in Software Engineering Education (Ramachandran, M. et al. (2006)

•Active Learning in Software Engineering Education

•Neural Pathway Based Learning (NPL) (Ramachandran, M et al. 2017)

•Technology Enhanced Active Learning in Software Engineering: Application of NPL & PBL (Ramachandran 2017)

•Learning Environment for Problem-based Learning in Teaching Software Components and Service-oriented Architecture (Ramachandran, M et al. 2017)

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