Additional Information

Administrative and Other Activities:

  1. Adviser of Assam Transport Department of Government of Assam. 
  2. Chairperson of  Assam Police under Director General of Police, Ulubari, Guwahati,  Government of Assam to examine purchase/contract procedures.
  3. Member of the Programme Advisory Committee on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (PAC-EECE), Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India.
  4. Member of the Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) on "Exponential Technologies", Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India.
  5. Member of Board of Studies of the Departrment of Electrical Enginerring, Tezpur Central University. 
  6. Member of Academic Audit at Gauhati University.
  7. Dean of Infrastructure Planning and Management (IPM), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, INDIA. (2022 - till date)
  8. Associate Dean of Infrastructure Planning and Management (IPM), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, INDIA. (2019-2022)
  9. Member of Building and Works Committee (BWC) of Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar, Assam.
  10. Member, Board of Studies of the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Cotton University, Guwahati, Assam. 
  11. Member of School's Faculty Advisory Committe (SFAC), Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, IIT Guwahati. 
  12. Member of the Departmental Faculty Advisory Committe (DFAC).
  13. Associted faculty of Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, IIT Guwahati, and Centre for Linguistic Science and Technology, IIT Guwahati. 
  14. Associted faculty of Centre for Linguistic Science and Technology, IIT Guwahati. 

Invited Lectures:

  1. Keynote speech on "Deep Architectures for Biomedical Image Analysis"  in International Conference on Emerging Electronics & Automation (E2A) 2022, during 16th – 18th December 2022 (Organized by Department of E&I Engineering, NIT Silchar, India).
  2. Two invited talk on "Deep Architectures for Biomedical Image Analysis" in High-End Workshop on: Deep Learning Based Biomedical Systems: Design Challenges and Future Directions," organized by the department of EE at IIT Patna, under the KARYASHALA Scheme funded by SERB, from Dec. 12-18.
  3. One invited talk on “Artificial Intelligence and Future Humankind” in 49th Rashtriya Bal Vaigyanik Pradarshani (RBVP), 2022 hosted by Government of Assam in collaboration with NCERT, New Delhi, India on 23 Nov, 2022.
  4. Three talks on "Virtual and Augmented Reality", Training of  Argentinian trainers at IIT Guwahati on AR/VR under Ministry of External Affairs, DPA II Division  under Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC), 30th May - 10 June, 2022.
  5. One talk on "Introduction to Machine Learning and Deep Learning - Applications in Copmputer Vision",  FDP Program on Recent Trends in Computer Vision & AI",  Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim, 24th May- 28th May 2022.
  6. One talk on "Introduction to Machine Learning and Deep Learning - Applications in Copmputer Vision", AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy FDP Program on "The Trends of Research and Development of Electronics and Communication Area", Departrment of ECE, NIT Manipur, India, 17-21 January, 2022.
  7. One talk on "Introduction to Machine Learning and Deep Learning - Applications in Gesture Recognition", winter FDP Program on "Machine Learning Application in Signal Processing and Communication Engineering", Jointly organized by: Electronics & ICT Academies at- IIT Guwahati, NIT Patna, MNIT Jaipur, IIITDM Jabalpur, IIT Roorkee and NIT Warangal. India, 03-08  January, 2022.
  8. Two talks on "Introduction to Machine Learning and Deep Learning - Applications to Biomedical Image ", AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy FDP Program on "Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Robotics", Department of Computer Science & Electronics,, University of Science &Technology, Meghalaya, India, 06-07  Sept, 2021.
  9. One keynote talk on "Introduction to Machine Learning and Deep Learning - Applications to Biomedical Image and Signal Analysis", AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy FDP Program on "Precision Health Technology", Department of ECE, NIT Jamshedpur, India, 04 Aug, 2021.
  10. One lecturer on "Introduction to Machine Learning and Deep Learning - Applications to Biomedical Image and Signal Analysis", AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy FDP Program on "AI in Revolutionizing Healthcare", Department of ECE, NIT Puducherry,  Karaikal, India, 19 July, 2021.
  11. One lecturer on "Introduction to Machine Learning and Deep Learning - Applications to Biomedical Image Analysis", AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy FDP Program on "Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Engineering: Current Trends and Future", Department of EIE, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology (SLIET), Longowal, Punjab,  India, 05 July, 2021.
  12. Two lectures on "Applications of Deep Learning in Image and Remote Sensing" in FDP on "Deep Learning using Python Programmming (Online Mode)" from 08 - 13 February, 2021, EICT Academy, IIT Guwahati and  Sastra Deemed University, Tamil Nadu.
  13. Two lecturers on "Introduction to Machine Learning and Deep Learning and Applications", AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy FDP Program, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Aditya Institute of Technology and Management, K.Kottur, Tekkali,  Andhra Pradesh, India, 02 January, 2021.
  14. One lecturer on "Introduction to Machine Learning and Deep Learning and Applications",  Faculty Development Program “AICTE Sponsored Short Term Training Program on  Bio-Medical Systems Design using Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning” on 7th September 2020, jointly organized by the Biomedical Engineering and Technology  Incubation Centre (BETiC), Nagpur  & Department of Artificial Intelligence  , G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur and AICTE.
  15. One lecturer on "Machine learning and  its applications in electrical engineering" on online FDP on "Machine Learning and its application for Electrical Systems", Electronics & ICT Academy IIT Guwahati, Assam and Bhagalpur College of Engineering (BCE), Bhagalpur,  22-29 June 2020.
  16. Two lectures on " Machine Learning and its Applications in Computer Vision", in FDP on "Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Real-World Applications (CIRRA 2020)",  Dept. of  ECE., Guwahati University, 13th March, 2020. 
  17. One lecturer on "Robotic Vision", in TEQIP-III course on "Robotics and Automation"  organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering in association with Center for Educational Technology (CET) , IIT Guwahati,  on 11th March, 2020. 
  18. Two lectures on "Computer Vision & Machine Learning" at Guwahati University, Refresher Course on Machine Learning (IDC) on 10th Feb, 2020. 
  19. One lecture on “Detection of Intoxicated Person Using Thermal Infrared Images“ at 6th IEEE Asian Conference on Defence Technology 2019 (ACDT 2019), Bali, Indonesia during Nov13-15, 2019
  20. One lecture on “Computer Vision and Its Applications“ at Institute of Advanced Study in Science & Technology (IASST), Guwahati, on 09 Aug, 2019. 
  21. Three lectures on “Machine Learning and Deep Learning using Python Programming” at NIT Meghalaya, from 22-26 July, 2019.
  22. Three lectures on “Deep Learning using Python Programming” at Manipal University Jaipur, from 08-12 July, 2019.
  23. Three lectures on “Machine Learning using Python Programming” at Sastra Deemed University, Tamil Nadu, from 22-27, April, 2019.
  24. Two lectures on “Robotic Vision” at Workshop on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics & Machine Learning under AICTE Teaching and Learning (ATAL) Academy, at IIT Guwahati during 22-26 February, 2019.
  25. Two lectures in TEQIP-III STC on “Fundamentals of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence”, at Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Guwahati during 4-8 February, 2019.
  26. Two lectures on “Signal Processing, Image Processing, and Computer Vision” in the FDP Workshop in the department of Electrical Engineering, Jorhat Engineering College, Jorhat, Assam on 26th and 27th March 2018.
  27. Four lectures on “Machine Learning” at FDP on “Deep Learning and Machine Learning” at Guwahati University under EICT academy, IIT Guwahati from 19th March to 20th March, 2018.
  28. Two lectures on “Computer Vision and Its Applications”, Faculty Development Programme organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Tezpur University from 12 February to 16th February, 2018.
  29. Two lectures on “Mathematical Approaches for Electrical Engineering”, in Faculty Development Programme organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, Tezpur University from 29th January to 2nd Feb, 2018.
  30. One lecture on “Image Transform and Its Applications” in TEQIP-II STC on Recent Trends in Communication, Signal Processing and VLSI, NIT Sichar, India,  14th – 18th Feb 2017.
  31. Three lectures on “Image and Video Compression” in in TEQIP STC Algorithms and Architectures for High Efficiency Video Coding, IIT Guwahati, 05-09 Sept, 2016.
  32. One lecture on “Human Computer Interactions” in the school of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI), USA, 22 Feb, 2014.
  33. Keynote speech “Vision-based Hand Gesture Recognition for Sign Language Recognition” in National Conference on Harnessing Technology for Empowerment of Persons with Hearing Impairment, New Delhi, India, 2013 on November 29-30, 2013.
  34. Two lectures on “Applications of Matrix Information Theory in Video Surveillance”, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France, 23-25 February, 2011.
  35. One lecture on “Introduction to Matrix Information Theory in Computer Vision”, National Conference on Computational Intelligence and Signal Processing (CISP 2011).
  36. Two lectures on “Fundamental concepts of Image Processing and Computer Vision”, Gauhati University, Assam, India, 29-30 January 2011.
  37. One lecture on “Introduction to Digital Signal Processing”, Academic Staff College, Guwahati University, Assam, India, 12 February 2010.
  38. One lecture on “Introduction to Image/Video Processing”, Academic Staff College, Guwahati University, Assam, India, 12 February 2010.
  39. One lecture on “Digital Signal Processing”, Department of Electronics & Communication Technology, Guwahati University, Assam, India, 13 February 2010.
  40. Two lectures on “Introduction to Soft Computing Methods” at IIT Guwahati, Assam, India, 2009.
  41. One lecture on “Recent Trend of Research in Electronics & Computer Science” at Guwahati University, Assam, India, 2009.
  42. One lecture on “Recent Trend of Research in Electronics & Computer Science” at D.R. College, Assam, India, 2009.
  43. One lecture on “An Appearance based Approach for Consistent Labelling of Humans and Objects in Video” at IIT Roorkee, India, 2009.
  44. One lecture on “An Appearance based Approach for Consistent Labelling of Humans and Objects in Video” at University of Queensland, Australia, 2008.
  45. Two lectures on “Particle filtering and Multiple camera based tracking” at National ICT, Brisbane, Australia, 2007.
  46. One lecture on “Human Computer Interaction” at Institution of Engineers, Assam, 2006.
  47. One lecture (as a resource person) on “Application of Computer Vision in Bio-medical Systems” at the Short term course of Bioelectronics, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, 2005.
  48. One lecture on “Fundamentals of Computer’’, at the annual meeting of Assam science society, Guwahati, 1997.

Participation in International / National Conferences:

  1. Attended IEEE international Conference for Advancement in Technology (ICONAT), Rajarambapu Institute of Technology ( RIT) Sangli, Maharashtra, India for oral presentation of one research paper during Jan 21-22, 2022.
  2. Attended INDICON 2021, IIT Guwahati  for chairing two technical sessions during Dec 19-21, 2021. 
  3. Attended 6th IAPR International Conference on Computer Vision & Image Processing (CVIP 2021), IIT Ropar, Punjab for chairing a technical session during Dec 3-5, 2021. 
  4. Attended 6th IEEE Asian Conference on Defence Technology 2019 (ACDT 2019), Bali, Indonesia for oral presentation of one research paper during Nov13-15, 2019. Also, chaired a session in the conference.
  5. Attended Second IEEE International Conference on Advances in Electrical, Electronic and System Engineering, (ICAEESE 2019), Guwahati University, Guwahati, Assam for charing a technical session in the conference during Nov 02-03, 2019. 
  6. Attended 2nd IEEE International Conference on Signals and Systems 2018 (ICSigSys 2018), Bali, Indonesia for oral presentation of one research paper during May 01-03, 2018. Also, chaired Digital Signal Processing (DSP) session in the conference.
  7. Attended IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications Signal Processing and Networking (WiSPNET 2016), Chennai, India for oral presentation of one research paper during March 23-25, 2016.
  8. Attended Second International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computer Engineering and their Applications (EECEA2015), Manila, Philippines for oral presentation of one research paper during February 11-14, 2015.
  9. Attended International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PReMI’2013), Kolkata, India, 2013 for oral presentation of one research paper during December 10-14, 2013.
  10. Attended National Conference on Harnessing Technology for Empowerment of Persons with Hearing Impairment, New Delhi, India, 2013 for a keynote speech during November 29-30, 2013.
  11. Attended International Conference on Applied and Theoretical Information Systems Research (ATISR 2012), Taipei, Taiwan, for oral presentation one research paper and charing of a technical session during December 27-29, 2012.
  12. Attended IEEE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications (ICSIPA 2011), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 2011 for oral presentation one research paper.
  13. Attended IEEE International Conference on Image Information (ICIIP -2011), Shimla, India, November 2011 for oral presentation one research paper.
  14. Attended of Indo-French Seminar on Matrix Information Geometry (MIG 2011), Palaiseau, France, February 2011 for oral presentation one research paper for an invited talk.
  15. Attended International IEEE Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP), Manila, Philippines, December, 2010 for oral presentation one research paper.
  16. Attended IEEE conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA 2007), Adelaide, Australia, 2007 for oral presentation one research paper.
  17. Attended IEEE Region 10 – Asia-Pacific Conference (TENCON’2005), Melbourne, Australia, 2005 for oral presentation of two research papers during 21-24 November 2005.
  18. Attended IEEE Indicon 2006 Conference, New Delhi, India, 2006 for oral presentation of one research paper during September 15-17, 2006.
  19. Attended International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PReMI’2005), Calcutta, India, 2005 for oral presentation of one research paper during December 20-22, 2005.
  20. Attended International Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (ICSCI 2005), Hyderabad, India, 2005 for oral presentation of two research papers during January 06-09, 2005.
  21. Attended Fourth Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP 2004), Calcutta, India, 2004 for oral presentation of one research paper during December 16-18, 2004.
  22. Attended 24th National Symposium on Instrumentation (NSI 2004), Goa, India, 2000 for oral presentation of two research papers during February 02-05, 2000.

Orientation / Refresher / Short-term courses attended:

  1. ISTE/AICTE short term training programme on “Quality, Quality Management-Recent Trends”, Jorhat Engineering College, Jorhat-7.
  2. ISTE short-term training programming on “Electronic Design Automation –Tools and Techniques”, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.
  3. Short-term course on “Educational Technology”, Technical Teachers Training Institute, Calcutta.
  4. AICTE short-term course on “Bioelectronics”, Tezpur University, Assam.
  5. AICTE short-term course on “Matrix Computations and Applications”, IIT Guwahati, Assam.

Short-term courses / workshops / conferences organized:

  1. Training of  Argentinian trainers at IIT on AR/VR under Ministry of External Affairs, DPA II Division, May 30 - June 10, 2022.
  2. Indian Sign Language Education and Recognition Workshop, IIT Guwahati, December, 2011.
  3. Indian Sign Language Education and Recognition Workshop, National Institute For Hearing Handicapped, Kolkata, India, May, 2012.
  4. KIC-TEQIP SHORT TERM COURSE on Algorithms and Architectures For High Efficiency Video Coding, IIT Guwahati, September 5-9, 2016.

Overseas academic visits:

  1. Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France. (Travel grant from DST, Govt. of India.)
  2. Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. (Travel grant from DST, Govt. of India and AICTE.)
  3. Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. (Travel grant from DST, Govt. of India and AICTE.)
  4. Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. (Travel grant from DST, Govt. of India and AICTE.)
  5. National University of Singapore, Singapore. (Travel grant from DST, Govt. of India and AICTE.)
  6. Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. (BOYSCAST fellowship 2006-2007).
  7. Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. (BOYSCAST fellowship 2006-07).
  8. University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia. (Travel grant from National ICT, Australia.)

Other Information:

  • Editor of the journal "Current Trends in Signal Processing".
  • Academic counsellor of IGNOU (1994-2001) (Study Center Code: 0402).
  • Taken initiative for establishing an MOU with Chubu University, Japan for collaborative research with IIT Guwahati, India in the field of Image Processing and Computer Vision.
  • Editor of the Journal “Current Trends in Signal Processing”.
  • IEEE senior member.
  • Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, IEEE on Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, IEEE Access, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Applied Soft Computing, Pattern Recognition Letters, Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, Digital Signal Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics etc.
  • Research collaboration with University of Purdue, USA, Chubu University Japan, UBC, Canada and University of Queensland, Australia. MOU with Chubu University Japan and collaboration with INSPEC, Japan. Research Publications with Prof. Yuji Iwahori, Prof. Brain C. Lovell, Prof. Karl F. MacDorman and Robert J. Woodham.