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Prof. Dr. Rajesh Siddavatam

Brief Biography

Prof. Dr. Rajesh Siddavatam is currently working as Vice Chancellor, Saveetha Amaravati University, Andhra Pradesh. He has worked as Pro Vice Chancellor, Adamas University, Kolkata and Dean, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. He was with Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences - BITS - Pilani for 10 years. He did his B.Tech from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati AP in 1998 and M.E. in Robotics from BITS Pilani in 1999. He holds his Ph.D in Computer Vision & Image Processing also from the prestigious BITS Pilani in 2006.

He has a total Work Experience of 15 years out of which 10 years with BITS Pilani and Industry Experience of over 6 years. He was earlier DIRECTOR of Image Information Processing Research Group & Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Jaypee University of IT ( 18,000 crore Jaypee Cements Group), Shimla during 2009-2013. He did his PhD from the prestigious Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Computer Vision & Image Processing titled “Robot Motion Planning using Splines, Wavelets and Image Sampling” under the esteemed guidance of Prof. R K Mittal, DIRECTOR, BITS Dubai in 2006 (http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/Dubai/directorsMessage).

Also, he is currently Visiting Professor to BITS Hyderabad and BITS Dubai. Prof. Siddavatam has learnt his professional and technical skills under Professor K.K.Biswas of IIT Delhi (http://www.cse.iitd.ac.in/~kkb/).
Prof. Siddavatam has worked for nearly 10 years under the able Leadership of Prof. G. Raghurama, Director of BITS Pilani (http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/Pilani/directorsMessage )

He also has vast Administrative Experience of 15 years in setting up the campus for BITS Pilani, Hyderabad and he was on the Advisory Committee. Prof. Siddavatam was the Founding General Chair for IEEE ICIIP 2011& 2013 - IEEE International Conference on Image Information Processing related to Computer Graphics, Computer Vision and Image Processing

Prof. Siddavatam is an IEEE Senior Member and Member of IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee.

For details please visit :
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http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/conferencedetails/index.html?Conf_ID=31034

Academic and Professional Experience

Administration ( 16 Years)

Industry Experience: 6 Years

1. Pro Vice Chancellor Pro Vice Chancellor, Adamas University, Kolkata (August 2015 - January 2017).
2. Dean Dean, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar (June 2014 - July 2015).
3. Director Image Information Processing Research Group at Jaypee University of Information Technology (Jan 2009 - May 2013)
4. Head Ph.D. & M.Tech. – Department of Computer Science at Jaypee University of Information Technology (Jan 2009 – May 2013)
5. General Chair 2011 IEEE International Conference on Image Information Processing (IEEE ICIIP) ,
Nov, 3-5, 2011 & Dec, 9-11, 2013
6. Asst. Dean Work Integrated Learning Programmes at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus (2003-2008)
7. In-Charge WILP Programmes at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus  
8. Founding Member BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus for setting up the campus and Administration for 3 years (2006 -2008)
9. Asst. Dean Administration & Public Relations, BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus (2007-2008)
10. Adminitration BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus for setting up the campus and Administration
11. Head BITS Admission Test - BITSAT at BITS Hyderabad (2005-2008) for 4 years
12. Nucleus Member Center for Robotics and Intelligent Systems - CRIS, BITS Pilani (1999 – 2003)
13. Academic Council Member Jaypee University of IT (2009–2013)
Eductional Background
Degree Year University % or CGPA
Ph.D. 2001-2007 Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, India.

Research Areas: Robot Motion Planning Image Processing, Computer Vision, Wavelets.

Dissertation: “Robot Motion Planning using Splines Wavelets and Image Sampling”.

Advisor: Professor R.K. Mittal DIRECTOR Birla Institute of Technology & Science BITS Pilani Dubai Campus Dubai.
10.0/10.0
(course work – Teaching Practice- I & II, Ph.D. Thesis and Seminar per semester)


EXCELLENT
M Engg. 1998-2000 Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, INDIA. Passed with CGPA of 9.0/10.

Specialization : Computer Graphics & Robotics
DISTINCTION with CGPA 9.0/10
B.Tech. 1994-1998 Sri Venakteswara University, Tirupathi, AP INDIA. Passed with Percentage of 80/100. DISTINCTION with 80%
Employment History
Title / Position University / Institution Period
Pro Vice Chancellor Adamas University, Kolkata, INDIA. Since August 2015
Dean Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, INDIA. June 2014 - July 2015
Director APEX Group of Institutions & APEX University, Jaipur, INDIA. April 2013 - December 2013
Director & Professor Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, INDIA. Jan 2009- April 2013
Assistant Professor Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, INDIA. July 2006-Dec 2008
Lecturer Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, INDIA. June 2001-June 2006
Assistant Lecturer Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, INDIA. Jan 2000-June 2001
Teaching Assistant Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, INDIA. June 1998 -Dec 1999
Awards & Honours

Awards, Distinctions & Honors

  • 1.  General Chair for IEEE ICIIP 2011, Second IEEE ICIIP 2013, Jaypee Univ, Shimla
  • 2.  Always stood in the top 1% in all academic degrees
  • 3.  Recipient of the Andhra Pradesh State Government Scholarship
  • 4.  Senior Member of IEEE : Membership Number - 80648492
  • 5.  Technical program committee member of various conferences
  • 6.  Recipient of Marquis Who’s Who Award, 2013
Memberships

Memberships

Memberships Year
IEEE Senior Member since 2012
IEEE VGTC since 2009
IAENG since 2011
IEEE since 2006
IAENG since 2011
Doctoral Supervisions

Doctoral Supervisions


Ph.D. Students Supervised

  • 1.  Dr. S G Prakash (2009-2012)

      Secrity based Image Processing using Splines and Wavelets

    2.  Ms. Meenakshi Arya (2010-2013)

      Image Watermarking using Singular Valued Decomposition and Lifting Wavelet Transform

Ph.D. Students Supervising

  • 1.  Mr. Ravikant Verma, July 2010-Present

      Image Reconstruction using Adaptive R-trees.

    2.  Ms. Sudesh Rani, July 2010-Prsent

      Impulse Noise removal using Wavelets and Splines.

    3.  Ms. Anshul Sood, July 2010-Present

      Fast Image Reconstructions using Adaptive R-trees and Image Segmentation.

Editorial and Reviewer Work

Editorial and Reviewer Work

Technical Journals and Publishers


  • January, 2014 - present : Reviewer – Elsevier Journal of Appiled Mathematics and Computation Elsevier – AMC Journal
  • December, 2013 - present : Member & Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Program Committee ( IEEE VGTC)

Awards & Honours

Awards & Honours

  • 1.  General Chair for IEEE ICIIP 2011, Second IEEE ICIIP 2013, Jaypee Univ, Shimla
  • 2.  Always stood in the top 1% in all academic degrees
  • 3.  Recipient of the Andhra Pradesh State Government Scholarship
  • 4.  Senior Member of IEEE : Membership Number - 80648492
  • 5.  Technical program committee member of various conferences
  • 6.  Recipient of Marquis Who’s Who Award, 2013

Memberships

Memberships


Memberships Year
IEEE Senior Member since 2012
IEEE VGTC since 2009
IAENG since 2011
IEEE since 2006
IAENG since 2011

Doctoral Supervisions

Doctoral Supervisions

Ph.D. Students Supervised

  • 1.  Dr. S G Prakash (2009-2012)

      Secrity based Image Processing using Splines and Wavelets

    2.  Ms. Meenakshi Arya (2010-2013)

      Image Watermarking using Singular Valued Decomposition and Lifting Wavelet Transform

Ph.D. Students Supervising

  • 1.  Mr. Ravikant Verma, July 2010-Present

      Image Reconstruction using Adaptive R-trees.

    2.  Ms. Sudesh Rani, July 2010-Prsent

      Impulse Noise removal using Wavelets and Splines.

    3.  Ms. Anshul Sood, July 2010-Present

      Fast Image Reconstructions using Adaptive R-trees and Image Segmentation.

Editorial and Reviewer Work

Editorial and Reviewer Work

Technical Journals and Publishers


  • January, 2014 - present : Reviewer – Elsevier Journal of Appiled Mathematics and Computation Elsevier – AMC Journal
  • December, 2013 - present : Member & Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Program Committee ( IEEE VGTC)
Industry Projects Supervised
Year Project
2008 Re-run Failures Design and Cow Regression, Amazon India, Hyderabad.
2008 Carrier Configuration Service at AMAZON, Hyderabad.
2008 Basics of SDLC & FAST4J - Deloitte, Hyderabad.
2008 ATE Based PCB Testing- Bharat Dyamics Ltd, Hyderabad.
2008 Testing of AIMCO eCustomer Application - Deloitte, Hyderabad.
2008 Buying Experience Transformation - Deloitte Hyderabad.
2008 Software Testing, Integration and Performance Evaluation of Berkeley Database AMAZON, Hyderabad.
2008 Pedagogy & Learning Strategies - Satyam Computer Services.
2007 Development of HDL IP BLOCKS (DSP Model) in Video Domain using VHDL and Verilog.- Wipro Technologies.
2007 Turbo Fault Grading of Krypton, Cypress Semiconductors, Hyderabad.
2005 Development of Collegiate Life Knowledge Tool and Cat Mac Screensaver Application in JAVA- PennyWise Solutions, Hyderabad.
2007 SCAM Verification using Verilog and Vera - Cypress Semi conductors, Hyderabad.
2004 Multimedia Messaging Service and Its Contents - Motorola India
2007 GUI for a Test Platform - Motorola India, Hyderabad.
2007 Service Mobility Using Bluetooth and Jini - Motorola India, Hyderabad
Academic and Professional Experience
Sl. No. Conference Date Designation Scope & Detail
1. IEEE International Conference on Image Information Processing (IEEE ICIIP) 2011
http://goo.gl/0aWW7m
Nov 3-5, 2011 General Chair Computer Graphics, Image Processing, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition
2. IEEE Second International Conference on Image Information Processing (IEEE ICIIP) 2013
http://goo.gl/vls15t
Dec 9-11, 2013 Session Chair Computer Graphics, Image Processing, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition
3. IEEE Tencon (IEEE Tencon) Singapore,2009 Nov 23-26, 2009 Session Chair Computer Science, Electrical Engg. Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition
4. International Conference on Emerging Mechanical Technology Macro To Nano (EMTM2N-2007) BITS - PILANI Feb 16-18, 2007 Session Chair Robotics, Computer Graphics, MEMS Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition
5. IAENG World Congress in Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley Oct 19-21, 2011 Session Chair Computer Science, Electrical Engg. Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition
6. IEEE India Council Conference ( IEEE Indicon) Kochi, 2012 Dec 7-9, 2012 Session Chair Computer Science, Electrical Engg. Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition
Conference/Workshop Technical Committee Activities (Member/Reviewer)
Year Project
2013 Program Committee, 8th EUROSIM Congress on Modeling and Simulation.
2013 Program Committee, 2013 International Conference on Modeling and Simulation, AIMS.
2013 Program Committee, The International Conference on Intelligent Systems in Middle East.
2013 Program Committee, The International Conference on Systems Informatics Modeling and Simulation (SIMS).
2013 Program Committee, The IEEE International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems (IEEE ICUMT), Moscow, RUSSIA.
2012 Program Committee, 2012 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Informatics.
2012 Program Committee, The 2nd IEEE International Conference on Paralle Distributed and Grid Computing (IEEE PDGC), JUIT, India.
2012 Program Committee, The 2012 4th International Congress on Engineering Education.
2012 Program Committee, 2012 IEEE Symposium on Control Systems and Industrial Informatics (IEEE ICCSSI).
2012 Program Committee, The IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy Conference, PECON.
2012 Program Committee, The IEEE International Conference on Computer Applications and Industrial Electronics (IEEE ISCAIE.
2012 Program Committee, The IEEE Symposium on Computers and Informatics, (ISCI).
2012 Program Committee, The 4th IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Communication Systems and Networks (IEEE CICSyN).
2012 Program Committee, The 4th International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems (IEEE ICUMT).
2012 Program Committee, The The International Conference on Computational Intelligence Modeling and Simulation(CIMSim).
2012 Program Committee, The 13th IEEE International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation (IEEE UKSIM), Cambridge, UK.
2011 Program Committee, The IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ISIEA).
2011 Program Committee, The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems (IEEE ICUMT).
2011 Program Committee, The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Communication Systems and Networks (IEEE CICSyN).
2011 Program Committee, The International Conference on Computational Intelligence Modeling and Simulation(CIMSim).
2011 Program Committee, The 13th IEEE International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation (IEEE UKSIM), Cambridge, UK.
2010 Program Committee, The 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Communication Systems and Networks (IEEE CICSyN).
2010 Program Committee, The IEEE International Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems( IEEE ICUMT).
2010 Program Committee, The 2nd International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Communication Systems and Networks (CICSyN), Liverpool, UK.
2010 Program Committee, The 9th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Computer and Information Science (IEEE/ACIS ICIS), JAPAN.
2010 Program Committee, The 12th IEEE International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation (IEEE UKSIM), Cambridge, UK.
2010 Program Committee, The International Conference on Image Information Processing (ICIIP), INDIA.
2009 Program Committee, The IEEE International Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications (IEEE ICUMT), St. Petersburg, RUSSIA.
2009 Program Committee, Third UKSIM European Symposium on Computer Modeling and Simulation (EMS), GREECE.
2007 Program Committee, International Conference on Emerging Mechanical Technology Macro to Nano, EMTM2N, BITS Pilani, India.
Workshops, Talks, Invited Lectures
  • 1. Coordinator Workshop, Indo-US Collaboration for Engineering Education IUCEE at Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, July 9-10, 2012, INDIA.

  • 2. Conducted Refresher Course on Image Processing and Computer Graphics at Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, October 16, 2011, INDIA.

  • 3. Chief Coordinator Workshop on Artificial Neural Networks, Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision & Multimedia Information Retrieval Conducted by Dr. Ishwar K. Sethi is currently a professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan at Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, July 4-8, 2011, INDIA.
    (http://www.juit.ac.in/APCM/Organizers.php)

  • 4. Registration Co-chair, PDGC 2010-The First IEEE International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Grid Computing, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, October 28-30, 2010, INDIA.

  • 5. Invited to Conduct and Chair IUCEE International Workshop on Image Processing, July 5-9, 2010.

  • 6. Invited Lecture on Wavelet based Fission Track Analysis for Estimation of Internal Dose at Babha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai , April, 28th , 2012.

  • 6. Invited Lecture on Recent Research Trends in Image Processing, Computer Vision and Computer Graphics at Shiv Nadar University on Nov 23, 2012.

Public Profiles

Public Profiles on many International Publishers:

Publications

Numerous International Research Publications.
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Teaching (courses taught)

  • Mechanisms and Robotics / Core
  • Robotics and Control
  • Geometric Modeling/Elective
  • Computer Aided Analysis
  • Computational Geometry/Elective
  • Algorithm Design/Elective
  • Structured Programming/Core
  • CAD/CAM/Elective
  • Computer System Simulation
  • Data Structures
  • Image Processing/Elective
  • Computer Graphics with OpenGL
  • Advanced Image Processing/Elective
  • Computer Graphics/Core



Fields of Research Interest

  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Vision
  • Image Processing
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing   using CUDA
  • Robotics
  • Robot Motion Planning
  • Computational Geometry