Dr. M. Sandhana Mahalingam


Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Total Experience (includes Teaching, Industry & Research)

Total – 07 Years
Teaching – 02 Years
Research – 05 Years

Specialization/ Major areas of  Research

Microwave and Millimeter-wave Antennas

Courses Handled

Radar Systems, Transmission Lines and Waveguides, Digital Communication, Neural Networks, Statistical Theory of Communication, Cognitive Radio, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

DegreeOrganization/InstitutionSpecializationYear of Passing
Ph.D.National Institute of Technology, TiruchirappalliAntennas2023
PGPSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, TamilNaduCommunication Systems2016
UGHindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore.ECE2012

JOURNALS: (International-5)

  • Sandhana Mahalingam M, Pandeeswari R, Seok-Bum Ko, Ammar Kouki “A compact Balanced Antipodal Vivaldi Antenna with improved phase center stability for imaging and ultrawideband localization applications,” AEU-International Journal of Electronics and Communications, 170, 154844, 2023 (IF: 3.2).
  • Sandhana Mahalingam M, Albert Ruth Jency, Pandeeswari R, Seok-Bum Ko, “Beam‐squint rectified balanced antipodal Vivaldi antenna with sliced fins and quarter‐wavelength labyrinth director,” Microwave Optical Technology Letters, 65, pp.2344-2351, 2023 (IF: 1.5).
  • Sandhana Mahalingam M, R Pandeeswari, S Deivalakshmi, Seok-bum Ko, “Asymmetric meshed ground Balanced Antipodal Vivaldi Antenna with quarter-wavelength labyrinth director for ultrawideband microwave applications,” AEU-International Journal of Electronics and Communications, vol.159, pp. 154475,2023 (IF:3.2).
  • Sandhana Mahalingam M, Pandeeswari R, Seok-Bum Ko, “An ultrawideband balanced antipodal vivaldi antenna for medical imaging applications with performance analysis for different surface finish materials,” Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol.112, pp.103-113, 2022 (IF: 1.5).
  • Momina Syed, M Sandhana Mahalingam, B Seetha Ramanjaneyulu “A novel approach of remotely calibrating the active phased array antenna using PNA”, International Journal of Vehicle Information and Communication Systems, vol.04, pp.203-216, 2019. (IF: 0.183).

CONFERENCES: (International-02)

  • M Sandhana Mahalingam, R Pandeeswari, Seok-Bum Ko, “Front-to-Back Ratio Improved 60 GHz Substrate Integrated Coaxial Line Balanced Antipodal Vivaldi Antenna,” 2022 IEEE Microwaves, Antennas, and Propagation Conference (MAPCON), India, pp. 1912-1915, 2022.
  • Tanuj Bahuguna, M Sandhana Mahalingam, R Pandeeswari, “Design of V-Band Balanced Antipodal Vivaldi Antenna for 60 GHz Point-to-Point Communication,” 2019 TEQIP III Sponsored International Conference on Microwave Integrated Circuits, Photonics and Wireless Networks (IMICPW), India, pp. 345-347, 2019.
  • Recipient of GATE Scholarship from MHRD, India for the period 2014 to 2016.
  • Recipient of HTRA Scholarship from MHRD, India for the period 2018 to 2023.
  • Awarded student travel grant and financial aid to visit the University of Saskatchewan, Canada and the École de technologie supérieure ETS|Montreal, Canada from the Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC), funded by Ministry of Education, Government of India during Feb 2022 to June 2022.


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Academic Experience:

  • Assistant Professor from 11.08.2023 -Till Date at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Tiruchirappalli Campus.
  • Temporary Faculty from 05.07.2017 – 31.05.2018 at National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli.
  • Assistant Professor from 20-06-2016 to 10.06.2017 at Vignan University, Vadlamudi, Guntur.

 Industry Experience:

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Research Experience:

  • Half Time Teaching Research Associate (HTRA) from 16.07.2018 to 15.06.2023 at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
  • Graduate Student Member in IEEE
  • Student Member in IEEE APS-Society
  • Student Member in IEEE MTT-Society