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  Chief Patron of the Company

Prof. Dr. Claudio Moraga PhD received the B.Sc. in E.E. from the Catholic University of Valparaíso in 1961; the M.Sc. in E.E. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1962 and its Doctorate in E.E. from the Technical University Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile in 1972. He is presently Emeritus Researcher at the European Centre for Soft Computing, in Mieres, Asturias, Spain and Professor at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Dortmund, Germany. Furthermore he is a patron of the Pentagram Research Centre, Hyderabad, India. The research interests of Professor Moraga include Multiple-valued Logic, Computational Intelligence and Spectral Techniques. After earning a master's in electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, Moraga got a PhD in Chile at the Technical University Federico Santa María while maintaining a full teaching load at a nearby university. When he was offered an academic position in Germany in 1974, he and his family trekked across the globe. Eleven years later, Moraga moved from the University of Dortmund to the University of Bremen, but he returned to Dortmund the next year to teach automata theory, the study of abstract machines and the problems they solve. Moraga retired from the University of Dortmund in 2002 but still works on European Commission education projects in Serbia and Macedonia and with a German-Chilean team studying machine learning. Currently, he is an emeritus researcher at the European Centre for Soft Computing in Asturias, Spain.


Chairman of the LEJ Brouwer Institute


Prof. Dr. Dirk van Dalen PhD is a Professor of Historical aspects of Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics, in the Department of Philosophy, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 8, P.O. Box 80126, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands. Prof. Dirk van Dalen is the descendent of Sir LuitzenEgbertus Jan Brouwer who was affectionately addressed as Bertus by his descendents. Professor Dirk van Dalen studied at the University of Amsterdam, where he obtained his PhD. He has taught since 1960 at Utrecht University, where he is a full professor. He also taught at MIT and Oxford. His technical work is mostly in the area of Intuitionistic Mathematics and Logic. He uses to call attention to the benefits and challenges of constructive methods. His current project is a biography of L. E. J. Brouwer and the editing of Brouwer's correspondence. He was decorated as Laureate by the Board of Directors of Pentagram Research Centre Pvt Limited, Hyderabad, India in the year 2009. He is the first official Chairman of the LEJ Brower Institute of Pentagram Research Centre Pvt Limited, Hyderabad, India.


Director of the LEJ Brouwer Institute



Prof. Dr. M. Thiyagarajan M.Sc., PhD was born on 19-09-40, Completed his post graduation and under graduation in mathematics. He started his endless research career and submitted his dissertation on Univalent functions for M.Phil. He submitted his Ph.D thesis on Stochastic Process and Applications to Madras University. He is not only a active researcher but also eminent teacher worked as a Professor in various colleges. He completed two research projects of UGC, New Delhi and conducted six national seminars of which 4 on Stochastic process and 2 on Number theory. He actively and successfully played the role of Convener for the International conference on Number theory and secure communications -2003, and organizing committee member for 3 other International conferences. He has supervised 16 Ph.D scholars out of which 3 in image processing and 2 in theoretical computer science and functional programming. He has guided and complemented more than 50 M.Phil., Dissertation on Mathematics and Computer Science. He has published / Presented more than 100 papers on computer science and applied mathematics. The other achievements could be Gold Medalist in UG and PG program and authored 3 books on Mathematics. He was working in SASTRA University, Thanjavur now as Professor of Computer Science and currently guiding 4 Ph.D., scholars in Cryptography and Network Security, 1 scholar in Data Mining. He has published many research papers in refereed journals for the past two decades. He was decorated as “Distinguished Indian “ from the leading research institute Pentagram Research Center at Hyderabad.




Promoter Directors of the company


Managing Director



Mrs. G. Chitra is the Founder Managing Director of the Pentagram Research Centre (P) Ltd., Hyderabad, India. She is a Mathematician and a Scientist having about 29 years of experience in teaching, research and administration. She has a number of publications to her credit. She is graduated in Mathematics from the Madras University. She was a noted teacher in the campus of Aviation Research Centre, Government of India from 1977 to 1984. She was a Natural and Formal Language Specialist working in the research project of Machine Translation of Indian Languages in the Computer Science Department of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1990. She authored many research papers especially in the areas related to Automation. She conducted major International Conferences on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (ICSCI-2004, ICSCI-2005, ICSCI-2006, ICSCI-2007) respectively in the years 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. All these conferences had drawn the attention of many internationally reputed scientists, academicians, industrialists and students from all over the globe. Many Indian students benefited to a great extent from these conferences. While she is an academician and a scientist by profession and life style, she is also known for her capabilities in all matters related to business and administration. Recently, two major research centers have been approved by her, one Molecular Electronics Research Center and the other on Brain Research Center. Efforts are being made to take them up with collaborative support from foreign scientific organizations and the Government of India under the category of Bio Technology


Director (President)



Prof. Dr. E. G. Rajan B.Sc., D.M.I.T., M.E., PhD, FIE is the Founder President of the Pentagram Research Centre (P) Ltd., Hyderabad, India. He is an Electronics Engineer and a Professor of Signal Processing having about 42 years of experience in teaching, research and administration. He has a number of publications to his credit. He has been a professional member of ACM and an editor of the journal of AMSE, Royal Academy of Doctors, Barcelona, Spain. He received his Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering, (Signal and Image Processing), from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, U.P., M.E. degree in  Applied Electronics, from Madras University, the then famous DMIT in Electronics Engineering from the Madras Institute of Technology, Chromepet, Madras and B.Sc degree in Physics from Madras University. His contribution to the state-of-the-art of Electronic Warfare and Support Measures has been well recognized in the Government and industrial sectors. He was a noted teacher in the department of Electrical Engineering of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He received Distinguished Scientist and Man of the Millennium Award from Who is Who Bibliographical Records, Cambridge, 2000. He authored many books like, Symbolic Computing – Signal and Image Processing, Electronic Order of Battle Records of Military Radars, Computers and Information Technology and Foundations of Information Technology. He is the father of a novel paradigm Symbolic Computing In the Framework of Markov’s Constructive Mathematical Logic. His contribution to Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Modeling and Simulation, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Could be seen in his research publications. Two of his sixty five Ph.D scholars were involved in the design of digital circuits using organic molecules and some of them are working in the area of Big Data Analytics pertaining to Genome Data Base,  Biometrics Data Base, Medical Data Bases like MRI and CT Scan imageries of Breast Cancer, Geospatial Data Bases like Multispectral Satellite imageries and Subsurface Three Dimensional Radargrams obtained using Ground Penetrating Radars. He has brought out more than 25 original patentable concepts. One such concept is Codon Space, which advocates the theory of Life Forms as Subspaces of the Information Space called Codon Space. Another concept is a Mathematical Transform, which goes by his name as Rajan Transform. On November 15, 2015, he was awarded the prestigious Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Gold Medal for his life time achievement in Teaching, Research, Industrial Development and Corporate Social Responsibility.




Senior Officials of the Company


Executive Director


Prof. Dr. Ing. Klaus Dieter Lukoschus PhD is a Professor in the University of Applied Sciences, Gelsenkirchen, Germany and he is also Hon. Executive Director of Pentagram Research Centre, India and is involved in a project related to solar cooling system. Klaus Dieter Lukoschus was born in Germany on November 12, 1938. He received his German Engineering Degree (Dipl.-Ing.) from the Technical University of Braunschweig in 1966 and the Dr.-Ing. Degree in 1978. After graduation he was deputed to the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, under an Indo German development contract. There he was engaged in establishing a telecommunication laboratory and teaching Electronics. In 1971 he returned to the Technical University Brauschweig where he became Co-Experimenter of the US-European deep space project HELIOS at the Institute of Telecommunication. His main responsibility was the optimization and construction of a search coil magnetometer for the exploration of solar magnetic fields. After successful launch of the two space probes HELIOS 1 and Helios 2 in 1974 and 1976 at Kennedy Space Flight Center he developed a new search coil experiment for a rocket campaign within the International Magnetospheric Studies Program. This was at the same time the basis of his doctoral dissertation. Thereafter he did research work for several industry firms. Dr. Lukoschus was appointed in 1997 as Professor at the University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen and he was working in the field of Communications with focus on Optical Data Transmission. 1994 he was elected Dean of the Department of Electrical Engineering. After retirement in 2004 his main interest shifted to renewable energies especially the use of solar thermal energy for cooling processes. He assumed charge as the Hon. Executive Director of Pentagram Research Centre Pvt Limited, Hyderabad in 2008.


Vice President (Medical Science)



Prof. Dr. Michael P. Coyle MD, FACP, FAAP is the Vice President of Pentagram Research Centre Pvt Limited, Hyderabad. He received his Bachelors of Science degree from Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Subsequently, he received his M.D. degree from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He proceeded with his specialty training in the combined specialty program of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics leading to his board eligibility and certification in both specialties. After this, he became a Fellow with the American Board of Pediatrics as well as a Fellow with the American College of Physicians. With regard to his practice of medicine, he has functioned in a variety of capacities. He has served in rural communities through the auspices of the National Health Service Corps, primarily in solo, as well as multi-specialty practices. He then joined the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. During his second year at this institution, he was asked to establish a multi-specialty, freestanding outpatient clinic and remained Medical Director of this clinic for 10 years. After this, he served as Chief Medical Officer for a federally qualified health center. Dr. Coyle presently practices clinical medicine as well as academic medicine in the areas of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. He allows shadowing for college students and actively teaches medical students and residents at all levels. His primary interests include preventive medicine, cardiovascular health and sports medicine. Other interests include, but are not limited to, theoretical astrophysics (novice level). He joined Pentagram Research Centre Pvt Limited, Hyderabad as Vice President in 2012 and subsequently assumed charge as Chief Executive Officer of the affiliated company Avatar MedVision LLC, NC, USA.


Data Scientist and Team Lead / Chief Research Officer



Prashanthi Govindarajan is a B.Tech from Jawaharlal Nehry Technological University, Hyderabad and  MSc from Staffordshire University, United Kngdom. She is the Vice President of  Pentagram Research Centre Pvt. Ltd. Hyderabad, India from January 2016 and earlier she was a software solutions architect in the same company. She has been a Team Member (Development) - Logical Video Processing System (LVPS), Logical 3D Image Processing System (L3DIPS), MEDVISION 3D/4D of the company's advanced software products. She is also involved in various research projects; mainly in theoretical research and programming. She was the organizing committee member of International Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (ICSCI) held under the aegis of the company. Earlier, she was Research Assistant in Staffordshire University, England from May 2011- October 2012. Prashanthi's main research activity was in Signal Sparsification with Discrete Rajan Transform (DRT): Principles, Properties and Applications. The advent of Compressive sensing technique has led to having sparse representation of a signal to be an important criterion. Having such sparse representations has wide applications in fields like signal analysis and representation, image processing, speech processing and many other such fields. This study aimed at introducing Generalized Discrete Rajan Transform (DRT) as a potential sparsifying transform. The results point towards the success of DRT in achieving higher degree of sparsity. One application in this context is Speaker Recognition Using Mel-Frequency Cepstrum Coefficients (MFCCS). Some of her research publications are (i) Skeletonization of 3D Images Using 2.5D and 3D Algorithms”, International Conference on Next Generation Computing Technologies (NGCT-2015), Dehradun, India, 2015, (ii)  Sparsification of Voice Data Using Discrete Rajan Transform and its Applications in Speaker Recognition, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC-2014), 2014, (iii) A Unified Framework to Measure Sparsity for Uncorrelated Random Signal”, Elsevier Signal processing [Under Review], (iv) Normal Algorithmic Signal Processing," IEEE sponsored 2012 International Conference on Computing Sciences, pp.31-36, ICCS-2012, (v) Data Compression Using Discrete Rajan Transform for Speaker Verification System, International Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, India, July 2012, (vi) Signal Sparsification with Discrete Rajan Transform Principles, Properties and Applications (Part–2), International Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, pp 48-54, India, January 2012, (vii) Signal Sparsification with Discrete Rajan Transform Principles, Properties and Applications (Part–1), International Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, pp 38-47, India, January 2012, (viii) Design Of An Automatic Speaker Recognition System Using MFCC, Vector Quantization And LBG Algorithm, International Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, pp 34-42, India, October 09, (ix) A Novel Approach To Extract Hidden Features of Ultrasound Imageries, International Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, pp 66-66, India, July 2008.


Vice President (Biological Science)



Dr. Poongothai Ramaswamy M.Sc., PhD carries over more than 18 years of Professional experience, which includes both Academia and Industry. Her academic qualification includes, Masters in Human Genetics from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India and Doctoral degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad in Cancer Genetics, pertaining to hematological malignancies, with special emphasis to Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. A recipient of UICC, ICRETT fellowship to carry out part of her PhD work at Institute of Molecular Medicine, Sir John Radcliff Hospital, IMM, OXFORD, UK  and CSIR and ICMR fellowships for Post doctoral Research at Osmania University and Centre for DNA Finger Printing and Diagnostics (CDFD).She had been actively involved in the field of  Research & Development (R&D) pertaining to both infectious and non infectious disease in Biotech Industry. She worked as a group leader in clinical Reference lab  at  VIMTA  Life sciences, Hyderabad and  in BioGenex Life Sciences, an MNC company, in Research & Development (R&D) division in the capacity as Group Leader. She was involved here in the  development  In Situ  Hybridization assays of both manual and automation for infectious disease like Human papilloma  virus. She started her career as  an academician  at Shadan college for women , Department of Genetics, Osmania University, Hyderabad from 1993-1996.   Also, worked as part time biotechnology consultant for M.Sc, Biotechnology, Osmania college for women , Hyderabad  during the intern period of Ph.D award. She is a co-crafter (biotechnology) for crafitti consultancy, a Banglore based company. During her tenure as a researcher for her Ph.D, she had been recipient of  various fellowships from both national and international bodies & academic associations like CSIR, UICC, Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Rameswaredas Birla Smarak Kosh. She has over 10 national and international publications. To  add further to her credit, she has been an active participant in presenting her work in many scientific conferences both in India and abroad,Apart from this, she also holds a PG diploma in Patent law from NALSAR, Hyderabad, INDIA and advanced course in Biotechnology Patents from World Intellectual property Rights (WIPO) and  practical training at   Indian Institute of  Patent and trade mark (IIPTA), Hyderabad