Prof. James Stephen Meka

Member, Executive Council Andhra University Vishakapatanam

Principal WISTM Eng. College Vishakapatanam

Professor, Computer Science Engineering

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Off : WISTM College Pinagadi (Vil), Pendurthi (Mdl) Visakhapatnam – 531176
Res : D.No. 37-11-196/1 Pattabi Reddy Gardens, B/H Govt. Polytechnic, Visakhapatnam – 530 007, A.P, INDIA.

About Prof. James Stephen

Dr. James Stephen Meka is a professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering with about Nineteen years of experience in teaching and research. He is heading WISTM Engineering College, Visakhapatnam, which is affiliated to Andhra University for the past eight years. He is also an Executive Council member of Andhra University and serves on various institution boards. He possesses a positive and effective teaching style with the willingness to work above and beyond the call of duty.

Dr. James is a Noble Teacher, Thinking Researcher and an Able Administrator. His positions as Professor and Principal were both ratified by Andhra University. Dr. M. James Stephen obtained five Master Degrees and a Doctorate. He has completed his doctoral research in the year 2013 under the esteemed guidance of prof. P.V.G.D Prasad Reddy and he was awarded Ph.D in the department of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Andhra University for his thesis titled “Towards Qualitative Extraction of Minutiae from Fingerprints using Some Image Enhancement Techniques”.

Earlier he obtained two Master degrees in Computer Engineering from Andhra University with high grades, Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Computer Science Engineering and Master of Computer Applications (MCA) in 2002. He also completed his M.Phil in Computer Science from Mononmaniam Sundaranar University, T.N in 2004.

He obtained M.I.E and Charted Engineer Certification from the Institute of Engineers (IE) along with several other memberships in professional bodies like IEEE, CSI, ISTE, IACSIT, etc.,

Dr. James Stephen owns four patents and three copy right grants. He has also published more than forty quality research papers so far in various International Conferences and Journals of high repute. His research interests include Image Processing, Edge Detection & Enhancements, Security Systems, Machine Learning, Internet of Things. Presently he is supervising ten Ph.D scholars of Andhra University.

Apart from his studies in Computer Science and Engineering, he also attained Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with HR specialization from Indhira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and Master of Divinity (M.Div) from AIT, Bangalore. Earlier he worked with different Engineering Colleges in various capacities like Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor. He got ratified for all these three positions by Andhra University. He organised many Educational / Technical events, National / International Seminars and workshops.

Prof. James Stephen was a proud member of Indian Higher Education Knowledge Delegation to USA and visited some of the top universities like MIT, Harvard, NYU, UCONN, Pennsylvania University, etc, and contributed towards submitting a report to MHRD, Govt. of India. He has frequent speaking opportunities both on secular and spiritual platforms in India and abroad. James is known as a passionate preacher, professor and researcher with a strong dedication towards community growth.

Dr. James Stephen has strong dedication towards students’ holistic development and to their educational needs. He lives in Visakhapatnam, South India with his beloved family.

career objective : To be an inspiring person to now generation and to leave a legacy to next generation.

Vision (as an administrator): To create a congenial environment to the students for their holistic development so that they might become creative, responsible and matured citizens.

Awards and Honours

Appreciation on Teachers Day (05.09.2018) by Shri. Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy Garu, the most dynamic leader of the soil and the present chief minister of andhra pradesh, in appreciation of the services in the field of Education.

Received Bhisma Acharya Award from Bharat Educational Excellence Award on 5th September, 2021. In recognization of inspirational achievements as an academic leader of higher Education.

Received International Scientist Award 2020 (Lifetime Achievement Award) from VDGOOD Technology Factory on 21st June, 2020. On achieving productive research outcomes in the field of Computer Science and Engineering.

Received Life Time Achievement Award from Elsevier SSRN Research Awards, on March 14th, 2020. In recognition of commendable academic merits along with quality research publications in international Journals of high repute.


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Patents

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Patent Country / Type: Australia / Innovation
Patent Number : 2021102880
Filing Date / Grant Date : 27 May 2021 / 22 September 2021
IP Australia batch reference : SPBI-0002565138
Application Number : 2021102880
Field of Invention : Computer Science
Work Title A Novel System for COVID-19 Prediction in Chest Radiography Images using Hybrid Quantum MASK R-CNN Model
No. of Pages : 17
No. of Claims : 5
Applicant name : Prof. Meka James Stephen
Author Name : Prof. Meka James Stephen, Mr. Modem Amrendhar Reddy, Mr. Padala Pushkal, Prof. P. V. G. D. Prasad Reddy
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A System for Noice Reduction in Digital Color Images

Patent Country / Type: India / Innovation
Patent Number : 202241004435
Granted / Published Date : 04 Feb 2022
Journal Number : 05/2022
Work Title A System for Noice Reduction in Digital Color Images.
No. of pages : 28
No. of Claims : 9
Applicant Name : Prof. Meka James Stephen
Author Name : Prof. Meka James Stephen, Dr.Praveen Babu Choppala, Mr.Srinivas Rao Gantenapalli, Mr.Y.Vishnu Tej, Prof. P. V. G. D. Prasad Reddy
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Patent Country / Type : India / Innovation
Journal Number : 48/2020
Publication Date : 27 Nov 2020
Application Number : 202041049592
Field of Invention : Computer Science
Work Title : Content Based Image Retrieval System with Edge Based Structural Feature Extraction
No. of pages : 13
No. of Claims : 6
Applicant name : Prof. Meka James Stephen
Author Name : Prof. Meka James Stephen, Mr. Sreekanth Puli, Mr. Padala Pushkal, Prof. P. V. G. D. Prasad Reddy
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COPYTRIGHT GRANTS

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ROC No : L-96236/2020
ROC Date : 02 Nov 2020
Diary No. : 13621/2020-CO/L
Work Title : Breath Box: A Compact Ventilator for COVID-19
Applicant name : Prof. Meka James Stephen, Prof. P. V. G. D. Prasad Reddy, Prof.Ramesh Chandra Panda
Author Name: Prof. Meka James Stephen, Prof. P. V. G. D. Prasad Reddy, Prof.Ramesh Chandra Panda
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A Novel Sustainable Multi Cool Refrigeration System

ROC No : L-96338/2020
ROC Date : 3 Nov 2020
Diary No. : 12141/2020-CO/L
Work Title : A Novel Sustainable Multi Cool Refrigeration System
Applicant name : Prof.Ramesh Chandra Panda, Prof. Meka James Stephen, Prof. P. V. G. D. Prasad Reddy, Dr. Tarala Augustine, Mr. K. Nani Kumar
Author Name: Prof.Ramesh Chandra Panda, Prof. Meka James Stephen, Prof. P. V. G. D. Prasad Reddy, Dr. Tarala Augustine, Mr. K. Nani Kumar
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Internet of Things based Wind Powered Sustainable Organic Compost MachineInternet of Things based Wind Powered Sustainable Organic Compost Machine

ROC No : L-97822/2020
ROC Date : 16 Dec 2020
Diary No. : 15537/2020-CO/L
Work Title : Internet of Things based Wind Powered Sustainable Organic Compost Machine
Applicant name : Prof. Meka James Stephen, Prof. P. V. G. D. Prasad Reddy, Dr. Tarala Augustine, Mr. K. Nani Kumar, Prof. Ramesh Chandra Panda
Author Name: Prof. Meka James Stephen, Prof. P. V. G. D. Prasad Reddy, Dr. Tarala Augustine, Mr. K. Nani Kumar, Prof. Ramesh Chandra Panda
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Mentor

Prof. P.V.G.D. Prasad Reddy,
Vice-Chancellor
Sr. Professor, Dept. of CS & SE
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
Andhra Pradesh, INDIA.