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Dr. Subhasis Chaudhuri
Dr. Subhasis Chaudhuri was born in Bahutali, India. He received his B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 1985. He received the M.S. and the Ph.D. degrees, both in Electrical Engineering, respectively, from the University of Calgary, Canada and the University of California, San Diego. He joined the IIT, Bombay in 1990 as an assistant professor and is currently serving as the professor and head. He has also served as a visiting professor at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany and the University of Paris XI. He is a fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, the Indian National Academy of Engineering, Indian Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences, India. He is the recipient of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Research Award for the year 2001, and the Prof. SVC Aiya Memorial Award and the Swarnajayanti Fellowship both in 2003. He received the S.S. Bhatnagar Prize in engineering sciences for the year 2004. He is the co-author of the bookis 'depth from defocus: a real aperture imaging approach', and 'motion-free super-resolution', both published by Springer, NY. He has also edited a book on 'super-resolution imaging' published by Kluwer Academic in 2001. His research interests include image processing, computer vision and multimedia.


Dr. Bhabatosh Chanda
Dr. Bhabatosh Chanda was born in 1957. He received B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of Calcutta in 1979 and 1988 respectively. His research interest includes Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision and Mathematical Morphology. He has published more than 100 technical articles in refereed journals and conferences. He has received `Young Scientist Medal' of Indian National Science Academy in 1989, `Computer Engineering Division Medal' of the Institution of Engineers (India) in 1998 and 'Vikran Sarabhai Research Award in 2002. He is also recipient of UN fellowship, UNESCO-INRIA fellowship and Diamond Jubilee fellowship of National Academy of Science, India. He is fellow of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers; the National Academy of Science, India; and Indian National Academy of Engineering. He is currently working as a Professor in Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India.


Dr. Manjunath V. Joshi
Dr. Manjunath V. Joshi was born in 1961. He obtained his B.E. from Mysore University in 1985 and M. Tech. from IIT Mumbai in 1987-1989. He received his PhD from IIT Mumbai 2004. He has been Associate Professor, DA-IICT since July, 2005. Earlier he was teaching at GIT, Belgaum, Karnataka (1985-2005). He was at University of Trento, Italy as a Guest researcher. He also Visited University of Hong Kong as an invited speaker
His PhD thesis was on Motion Free Super-Resolution Imaging. He has got many publications in International Journals and Conferences. He has also Co-authored a book on Motion-Free Super-Resolution (Springer-NY). His research interests are in the fields of Digital Image Processing, Computer Vision, Digital Signal Processing, Digital Communications.


Dr. Suman K. Mitra
Dr. Suman K. Mitra obtained his Ph.D. from the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta. Earlier to his current position, he was with the Institute of Neural Computation at the University of California, San Diego, USA as a post-graduate researcher and with the Department of Mathematics at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay as an assistant professor. He has 30 technical papers published in various prestigious National and International Journals and Conferences. He also has 2 US patents in his credit. His research interest includes image processing, pattern recognition, Bayesian networks and digital watermarking. He is a life member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) and a member of IEEE, IUPRAI, and ISFUMIP.He is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar.

Dr. Asim Banerjee
Dr. Asim Banerjee is currently working as an assistant professor at the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar. He obtained B.E. in Electronics and M.Tech in Electronics and Instrumentation. Dr. Banerjee obtained PhD in the area of image processing from IIT, Bombay. Before joing DA-IICT, Dr. Banerjee was with several industries for 14 years working mainly as researcher. His research interests include Digital Signal Processing, Handwritten Signature Verification, MPEG4 and beyond and Medical Imaging.


Dr. K S Venkatesh
Dr. K S Venkatesh graduated from BMS Engineering College, Bangalore, in 1987, and completed his MTech and PhD at IIT Kanpur in 1989 and 1995 respectively. He subsequently worked in IIT Guwahati from 1995 to 1999. He has been employed in the Electrical Engineering Department, IIT Kanpur since 1999. His Research interests include Signal and System theory, Signal and Image Processing, Video Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision, Robotics and any interesting problem in general


Dr. Santanu Chowdhury
Dr. Santanu Chowdhury graduated in Electronics & Tele-Communications Engineering from Jadavpur University, Calcutta in 1982. He completed his M.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras in 1984. He designed parallel processing architectures, realized digital systems ( PASIPS & Vector Engine ) & developed signal & image processing software from 1984 to 1997. He designed the DLR airborne SAR real time processor at German Aerospace Agency at Munich as a guest scientist in 1991. He was involved in the Data Quality Evaluation of IRS payloads in 1998. As Head, Advanced Image Processing Division, he coordinated the activities related to Radiometric Characterization & Image Processing for IRS Payloads & development of software for Microwave Radiometer, Scatterometer & SAR payloads.


Dr. P K Srivastava
Dr. P.K. Srivastava obtained his Masters in Physico-Mathematical Sciences with specialization in Applied Mathematics from Friendship University, Moscow in 1979. He obtained his PhD in Physico-Mathematical sciences from Peoples ‘Friendship University, Moscow in 1983. He Coordinated software development and evolved applications for IRS-1C/1D, TES, Cartosat-1, resourcesat-1 & other payloads. Presently, as Group Director, Signal & Image Processing Group, he is coordinating the development of algorithms and software for INSAT-3C, RISAT, Oceansat-2, Cartosat-2 & Chandrayan payloads. His main research interests are in the fields of Satellite Photogrammetry, Mapping from high resolution space imagery, Satellite Surveying, Map Projections and Datum, modeling of mono and stereo sensors with orbital and orientation constraints, bundle adjustment for three line scanner. He has carried out preparations of a Satellite Image Base Map with DGPS based control at 1:50,000 and 1:25,000 scales. He has prepared standards for digital maps for large scale mapping at 1:10,000. He has defined countrywide control network for preparation of ground control points library. He has more than 50 publications in Indian and international journals. He is life member of Indian Astronautics Society, Indian National Cartographic Association, Indian Remote Sensing Society, Indian Geomatics Society & Indian Meteorological Society.

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