Dr. R. Balasubramanian

BOYSCAST Fellow

Balasubramanian Raman
My Erdos Number=04;         Google Scholar h-index=28

Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee 247667, INDIA
e-mail: balarfma[AT]iitr[DOT]ac[DOT]in, balaiitr[AT]ieee[DOT]org

Research:
My research focus is in the areas of Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing. Some research papers are available in my Publications Page.

My current areas of research include: Computer Vision- Optical Flow and Video Analytics, Fractional Transform Theory, Wavelet Analysis, Multimedia Security: Encrypted Domain Processing of Big Multimedia Data over Cloud, Biometrics, Content Based Video Retrieval, Video Skimming and Summarization, Medical Imaging, Long-Range Imaging, Hyperspectral Imaging, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Multilingual Text Recognition, EEG based Pattern Analysis, Visualization, Volume Graphics. Recent papers are also posted there in my Publications Page.


Bio-Sketch

Balasubramanian Raman Balasubramanian Raman is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee since December 2018. He was an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering from September 2013 to December 2018. He had been with the Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee from September 2004 to September 2013, where he was an Associate Professor and head of the Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing Laboratory. He was a Visiting Professor and a member of the Computer Vision and Sensing Systems Laboratory in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Windsor, CANADA during May - August 2009. He was a Lecturer of Computer Science and Information Systems at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India in 2003-04. He was a Post Doctoral Associate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), and a member of the Visualization Research laboratory (VIZ Lab), at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA from July 2002 to April 2003. He was also a Post Doctoral fellow in the Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science (now the Department of Computer Science, CS), and member of the Computational Intelligence Research Laboratory (CIRL), at University of Missouri-Columbia (MU), Missouri, USA, from October 2001 to June 2002. He received his Ph.D. in Mathematics (2001) from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India. He obtained his B.Sc and M.Sc in Mathematics from University of Madras in 1994 and 1996 respectively.

He has held visiting positions in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing as well as SeSaMe Research centre, National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE, School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinag, MALAYSIA, Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya Campus, MALAYSIA and Department of Computer Science, University at Albany - State University of New York (SUNY), NY, USA. He was a Visiting researcher in the Department of Computer Science and Intelligent Systems, Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, JAPAN under Japan Science and Technology Sakura Science Plan during June 2018. He was also a visiting researcher in the Department of Natural Sciences, International Christian University, Tokyo, JAPAN during June 2018. He was a Guest Scientist in the International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, ITALY. Under his coach, the team "the 65th Bit", comprises of Sharat Ibrahimpur, Dipit Grover and Tarun Goyal from IIT Roorkee grabbed 60th position in the 37th Annual World Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest held in Saint Petersburg, RUSSIA in 2013. The team secured 25th position among Asian teams and 1st among other Indian Teams. Also the team "Triangulation", comprises of Vaibhav Gosain, Adarsh Kumar and Saharsh Luthra has bagged 56th position in the 42nd Annual World Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest held in Peking University, Beijing, China between 15-20 April 2018. IIT-R is one amongst 8 teams that have been selected from India and 140 teams from all over the world.

So far he has published more than 120 International Journals, 125 Conference Proceedings (including CVPR-w, ICCV-w, MIPR, ICPR, ACPR, WACV, IEEE-IJCNN, IEEE-ICIP, ICIAR, ICVGIP, IEEE-ICAPR, IEEE-SMC, ICME-w, PReMI), 7 Book Chapters and a Technical report. His areas of research include Computer Vision: Optical Flow Problems, Fractional Transform Theory, Wavelet Analysis, Image and Video Processing, Multimedia Security: Digital Watermarking and Encryption Techniques, Biometrics, Content Based Image and Video Retrieval, Hyperspectral & Microwave Imaging, Visualization and Volume Graphics.

He is a reviwer of ICVGIP'04, IEEE-IJCNN'07, '09,'11, Pattern Recognition Letters, International Journal of Computer Mathematics, Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, Optical Engineering, International Journal of Signal and Image Processing, Defence Science Journal, Journal of Optics and Laser Technology, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security, IEEE-T-IP, IEEE-T-PAMI, Pattern Recognition, International Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing, Communications and Computer Security and Mathematical & Computer Modelling. So far he has guided 17 Ph.D students (presently guiding 13 students), 110+ Masters Dissertations and 25 undergraduate Projects.

He is the recipient of BOYSCAST fellowship (awarded by DST, India). He is also the recipient of "Outstanding Teacher Award 2010" awarded by IIT Roorkee on Teachers' day (05/09/2010). He is a member of IEEE Society, Uttar Pradesh section and acted as a Joint Secretary of the executive committee in the IEEE Uttarkhand Sub-section from July 2011 to March 2013. He was a secretary of the executive committee in the IEEE Uttarkhand Sub-section from April 2013 to January 2018.

THESIS SUPERVISED

Degree Thesis Supervised
Ph.D 17 completed; 13 ongoing
M.Tech/M.Sc/M.C.A 119 completed
B. Tech /Int. M.Sc 26 completed

Complete List of Thesis Supervised: External Link

Publications

Category Published/Accepted Under Review/Revision
Refereed Journal Papers 86 10
Refereed Conference Papers 52 6
International Book Chapters 7 0
Total 145 12

Complete List of Publications: Link

Projects

Sponsored Research Projects
S.N. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Grant Sanctioned(?) Investigator Status
1 Nearest neighbor vector based Palmprint verification IIT Roorkee, Scheme A 1.0 lac Principal Investigator Completed (2006-07)
2 Reconstruction of 3D curves and surfaces from arbitrary Perspective views MHRD, IIT Roorkee, Scheme B 3.14 lacs Principal Investigator Completed (2007-10)
3 Face Recognition: A Neural Network Approach DST, New Delhi 2.88 lacs Principal Investigator Completed (2007-10)
4 Reconstruction of 3D objects from Stereo space Imagery for Development of city models ISRO, SAC Ahmedabad 11.5 lacs Co-PI, PI: Prof. Rama Bhargava Completed (Apr 2007 to August 2010)
5 Digital Watermarking for Rightful Ownership & Copyright Protection CSIR, New Delhi 10.92 lacs Principal Investigator Completed (2011-14)
6 3D Reconstruction and Software Development for City Model Generation from Satellite Images ISRO, SAC Ahmedabad 7.73 lacs Principal Investigator (2012-15)
7 Multimodal Biometric based person Authentication and Identification System DST, New Delhi 23.52667 lacs Mentor, PI: Dr. Asha Rani (under WOS-A) Completed (2014-17)
8 Information Security Education and Awareness (ISEA) Project phase II DeitY, New Delhi 137.7 lacs Co-PI, PI: Prof. Manoj Misra (Former Head, CSE) Ongoing (2014-19)
9 Development and Real-time Implementation of Filters to Remove Noise and Blur Effect Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE), Dehradun 18.50 lacs Co-PI, PI: Dr. B. K. Kaushik Completed (2016-18)
10 Multi-oriented Indic text recognition in natural scene and video images Science & Engineering Research Board, New Delhi 17.8871 lacs Co-PI, PI: Dr. Partha Pratim Roy Ongoing (2016-19)
11 NVIDIA Hardware Grant, Titan X {non-Pascal} GPU NVIDIA Corporation 1.5 lacs Principal Investigator Completed (2016-17)
12 Thermal Imager with Calibrator for Bad Weather and Night Vision SMILE, IIT Roorkee 43 lacs Co-PI, PI: Dr. B. K. Kaushik Ongoing (2017-18)
13 End-to-End Emotional Speech Synthesis Samsung 24.204 lacs (including Instruments) Principal Investigator Ongoing (2018-19)
14 Brain Computer Interface for Neuro and Cognitive Research SMILE, IIT Roorkee 75 lacs Co-PI, PI: Dr. Partha Pratim Roy Ongoing (2018-19)



Consultancy Projects
S.N. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Grant Sanctioned(?) Investigator Status
1 Development of feature reduction and classification algorithms for Hyperspectral data processing Defence Electronics Applications Laboratory (DEAL), Dehradun 9.3755 lacs Principal Investigator Completed (Nov 2010 to Mar 2012)
2 Anomaly Detection and Sub-pixel Classification Algorithms for Hyperspectral Imaging Defence Electronics Applications Laboratory (DEAL), Dehradun 19.854 lacs Investigator, PI: Prof. Manoj Arora Completed (Nov 2010 to Mar 2012)
3 Study of Heat Shimmer Removal Techniques for Long Range Imaging Systems Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE), Dehradun 8.98 lacs Co-PI, PI: Dr. B. K. Kaushik Completed (2013-15)
4 Investigating and Analyzing the Program and Course Structure with respect to its Conformance with the International Standards and Research & Industry needs Govt. of Yemen US $8423.00 Investigator, PI: Dr. Sandeep Kumar Garg Completed (2014-15)
5 Development of Restoration Techniques for Weather Degraded Images Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE), Dehradun 9.70 lacs Co-PI, PI: Dr. B. K. Kaushik Completed (2015-17)

Courses (Currently Teaching and Previously Taught)

COURSE INFORMATION (Currently Teaching in Spring 2018-19): Previously Taught:

Honors / Awards

[12] 2019 - Guest Editor, Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier).
[11] 2018 - Top 15 Contenders of Outstanding Teacher Award for Under Graduate Category, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee.
[10] 2018 - Young Scientist Award for my co-author and Ph.D student Anjali Gautam for our research paper in Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress 2017-2018, Uttarakhand State Council for Science & Technology, Dehradun, INDIA.
[9] 2018 - Young Scientist Award for my co-author and Ph.D student Rahul Nijhawan for our research paper in Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress 2017-2018, Uttarakhand State Council for Science & Technology, Dehradun, INDIA.
[8] 2015 - Best Paper Award for a research paper in "IEEE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications (ICSIPA'2015)", Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA.
[7] 2015 - Young Scientist Award for my co-author and Ph.D student Tasneem Ahmed for our research paper in Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress 2014-2015, Uttarakhand State Council for Science & Technology, Dehradun, INDIA.
[6] 2012 - Best Paper Award for a research paper in "All India Seminar on Applications of Imaging, Visualization and Optimization Technologies", Dehradun, INDIA.
[5] 2010 - Outstanding Teacher Award, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee.
[4] 2008-09 - BOYSCAST Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.
[3] 2008 - Best Paper Award for a research paper in the "Second International Conference on Cognition and Recognition", Mysore, INDIA.
[2] 1996 - Gold Medalist in MSc Mathematics, Madras Christian College, Chennai.
[1] 1994 - I Rank in BSc Mathematics, A.M.Jain College, Chennai.

Contact

Office:
Dr.Balasubramanian Raman
Room No. S-227, South Wing, ECE Buliding
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee 247 667

Phone: +91-1332-285852 (O)
e-mail: balarfma[AT]iitr[DOT]ac[DOT]in, balaiitr[AT]ieee[DOT]org


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