DrMahalingam-Resume

About

06/Jun/1970
Shreehari Illam 3/163, Abdul Kalam St., Shanmuga Nagar Ext, Padappai, Kancheepuram Dist., Tamil Nadu, India
+919791809117

General Information

An active learner, a wizard to be precise, leader & team Player, having deep knowledge of the subject, complex problem solver, and excel in professional communications. Ability to translate complex ideas and processes into technical facts or persuasive non-technical presentations. Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload. Twenty+ years of association with academic institutions. Attention to detail and precision, solid work ethics concerning meeting deadlines, and reliability. 

I have more than 27 years of experience in Teaching/Research/Industrial and Learning technologies to the stakeholders of the University. I have been deeply rooted as Assistant Director – Technology Services/ELearning Services & Systems and Deputy Manager – ELearning Services – ITS, Lecturer in IT Department with Faculties, Staff, and Students of National University, Oman for more than 18 years, providing all the technology-assisted teaching and learning by converting ideas and concepts into fruitful solutions which will help deliver the learning contents effectively. I am also abundantly familiar with all the latest educational technologies ranged from classroom technologies to Learning Management Systems with the skills to identify, implement, manage and enhance effective learning solutions.

Education

2012
Vinayaga Missions University, India PhD

Thesis Title: Retrospective Approach to the Design, Deployment,rnand Performance Analysis of Storage Area Networks and its Securities


Work Experience

Sep 2019 to June 2021
National University of Science and Technology, Muscat, Oman Assistant Director – Technology Services/ELearning Services & Systems - ITS

Head of IT Services and helpdesk Services at College ofrnEngineering campus, handling IT Infrastructure, ELearning. LMS - BlackboardrnManagement and Administrations, Head of IT Helpdesk team, IT Security ofrnservers and services, Teaching & Learning, IT Staff management, IT Policiesrndevelopment, Backup & DRM, Budgeting & Hardware/Software evaluationsrnand Management.

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Development of Virtual Learning Strategies, Providingrnsupport to the digital learning and digital library systems, online databasern​systems

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Identify, evaluate, procure, implement, training of thernlatest educations technologies

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Provide IT support to the various Labs, Remote access to thernlearning software

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Providing necessary technical support to the digitalrncontent development, maintain the lecture recording studio, supporting thernlecture recording at classrooms


Feb 2012 - Aug 2019
Caledonian College of Engineering, Muscat, Oman Deputy Manager - eLearning Systems & Services

Heading ELearnng and helpdesk Services at Caledonian Collegernof Engineering, handling IT Infrastructure, ELearning. LMS - BlackboardrnManagement and Administrations, Head of IT Helpdesk team, IT Security ofrnservers and services, Teaching & Learning, IT Staff management, IT Policiesrndevelopment, Backup & DRM, Budgeting & Hardware/Software evaluationsrnand Management.

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Development of Virtual Learning Strategies, Providingrnsupport to the digital learning and digital library systems, online databasern​systems

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Identify, evaluate, procure, implement, training of thernlatest educations technologies

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Provide IT support to the various Labs, Remote access to thernlearning software

rnrnProviding necessary technology support to therndigital content development, maintain the lecture recording studio, supportingrnthe lecture recording at classrooms


Nov 2003 - Jan 2012
Caledonian College of Engineering, Muscat, Oman Lecturer - IT

UG & PG – Teaching – Cloud Computing, Data Storage,rnNetwork Security, Management Information Systems, Research Project Guidance

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Providing Support to Digital learning and virtual learning

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Involved in the development of IT Infrastructure and variousrnIT services

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Identify, evaluate, procure, implement, training of thernlatest educations technologies


Sep 1994 - Oct 2003
International Institute of Biotechnology and Toxicology, Chennai, India Systems Programmer/EDP Incharge

Lab Management Software, Electronic Datarnprocessing, Systems Management, Helpdesk and IT Infrastructure, HW/SWrnProcurement


Summary of Skills

COURSES TAUGHT-1.tSimulation of Multimedia Networks 2.tStrategies of Cloud Computing 3.tCloud Computing Infrastructure 4.tNetwork Security 5.tData Storage Management 6.tSoftware Engineering 7.tDatabase Management System
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Platforms-Windows & Linux
100%
Learning Management System-Blackboard
100%
Organizations/Employee Emails-Microsoft 360 / Google Apps
100%
Hardware’s-IBM, HP, Compaq and Acer servers, Dell, IBM, Acer, HP workstations Cisco/3Com/DLink Switches, Hubs, Routers, Linksys wireless modem/routers SAN - HP EVA 4000, HP Command view, RAID Technologies
100%
Languages /Software’s-C, C++, Java, Visual Basic, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook 2000/2003/2007/2010, Exchange client, Visio 2003/2007, Eudora, Fox Pro, PCAnywhere, Sync Backup SE, Cadence License Manager Tools
100%
Networking-LAN/WLAN, TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, PPP, NetBEUI, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Token Ring, SMTP/POP3/IMAP/LDAP, FTP, Telnet, SNMP, WINS, DHCP, DNS, Frame relay, ATM
100%
Security-Norton Corporate & Internet Security, Trend Micro, Eset Nod, AVG, and MacAfee
100%
Enterprise Tools-VERITAS Backup Exec, Symantec Ghost, Seagate Crystal Reports, Odyssey Wi-Fi clients, OPNET network simulators
100%
Print Management-Papercut
100%
Plagiarism Administration-Turnitin & SafeAssitn
100%
Helpdesk System-CRM Tools, Asset Management Tracking
100%
Biometric Systems-Employee Biometric, Students Biometric & Smart Cards
100%
Communications-Enterprise Zoom, Virtual Collaborate – Blackboard, Google Meet, WebEx, Microsoft teams
100%
RESEARCH SKILLS-•tResearch methodologies •tMSc Research Projects Guidance •tStatistical methods and software, experience with SPSS, NCSS. •tData and information collection, analysis, and presentations •tWriting and presenting reports •tMasters Viva, Ph.D. Thesis Evaluation •tConference Chairs, Conference and Journals reviewers •tMember and Reviewer of the Research Council (TRC), Oman and reviewed several research grant projects
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UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES SERVED-•tLearning & Teaching Advisory •tUniversity Event Committee •tIT Infrastructure Development •tEnergy Efficiency •tAdmissions & Marketing •tOman Accreditation Audit
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OTHER UNIVERSITY ACTIVITIES - •tParticipated 2 Audits (OAAA, IET), Application Phase & Audit Phase •tPart group involved when become University •tInvolved in organizing several Conferences, Workshops & Training programs •tTrained many young people for the development of their technical and professional skills •tInvolved in various policy developments •tInvolved in the development of university website, portals and MIS systems
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Contact Dr Mahalingam

Sheikh Zayed was able to lay the foundation and the solid pillars of a strong state that has become a successful development model by all measures and a source of inspiration for states seeking progress.

LOCATION

Liwa College
Fatima Bint Mubarak Street
(Al Najda Street previously), Al Danah,
Baniyas Tower B,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.