Madhavan Santhanam joined Bharathidasan University in 1986 as a programmer. As a programmer, he has developed application packages for University examination management and the administration of CDE (Centre for Distance Education). He extended his services to Madras, Madurai, Algappa, Manonmaniam Universities in fine-tuning automation of examination process with innovative ideas. He has been instrumental in establishing the campus wide fibre optic network backbone of the University.
For a period 7-8 years, he has provided computational support to the research activities of the various research scholars from University Departments. Few of their works have been published in reputed international journals too. In the late 90's he has provided consultancy services to establish computer centers of some of the Bharathidasan University affiliated colleges. He supports for the IT infrastructure development, E-Governance and other tasks BDU.
He acquired his M. Sc. and M. Phil. degrees in computer science from Bharathidasan University. Database administration and computer networks are his prime areas of interest.
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