Dr. Kumeresan was born in Kuala Lumpur in 1981. He obtained his primary and secondary educations in Gombak, Selangor. After earning his degree in Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical - Mechatronics), he was appointed as a tutor in the Department of Control & Mechatronics Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2003. In 2005, he was promoted to lecturer after completing his studies in Master of Engineering (Electrical - Mechatronics & Automatic Control). Dr. Kumeresan was then awarded a scholarship by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia to pursue his Ph.D. at the Aalborg University, Denmark. During the doctoral program, Dr. Kumeresan had the opportunity to spend some time conducting research at the Georgia Institute of Technology, United States. Upon the completion of Ph.D. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, he was appointed as a senior lecturer in 2012.