Sanjay Singh

Dr. Sanjay Singh

Scientist

Work Email: sanjay@ceeri.res.in
Personal Email: sanjay.csirceeri@gmail.com
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Areas of Research Interest
  • Algorithms: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence
  • System Design: VLSI based Hardware Accelerators, Prototyping with FPGAs
  • Design Methodologies: Digital VLSI Design, FPGA based Embedded System Design
Professional Career
     Scientist CSIR-CEERI, Pilani Sept. 2011 to Present
     Scientist Fellow CSIR-CEERI, Pilani Feb. 2009 to Sept. 2011
     Senior Project Fellow CSIR-CEERI, Pilani Nov. 2007 to Feb. 2009
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     Adjunct Faculty AcSIR, India Aug. 2012 to Present
     Visiting Researcher Hiroshima University, Japan 11 Jun. 2017 to 01 Jul. 2017
Academic Details
     Ph.D. Thesis Title: Hardware Accelerators for Automated Video Surveillance Systems.
Whole Ph.D. research work was done at CSIR-CEERI Pilani and degree was awarded by Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India.
Supervisors: Dr. Chandra Shekhar, Distinguished Scientist & Former Director, CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, India
and Prof. Anil Vohra, Dean Academic Affairs and Dean R&D, Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra, India
     M.Tech. Microelectronics & VLSI Design Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra First Position in University
Gold Medal
     M.Sc. Electronic Science (VLSI Design) Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra First Position in University
Gold Medal
     B.Sc. Electronics, Computer Sc., Maths Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra First Position in College
Fourth Position in University
Ongoing R&D Projects (As PI)
  • Evaluation of Behavioural Video Analytics System –(Consultancy Project Funded by: United White Metals Limited, Akurli Road, Kandivali, Mumbai – 400101, India; Participating Institutes: CSIR-CEERI Pilani and Comm-IT Israel; Project Budget: Rs. 196.12 Lakhs for CSIR-CEERI; Duration: April 2017 – April 2019)
  • National Programme on Perception Engineering – Phase II for Design of an Embedded System for Low Cost Haptic Rendering of Emotion Expressions to the Blind –(R&D Project Funded by: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Govt. of India; Participating Institutes: CSIR-CEERI Pilani, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, Jadavpur University; Project Budget: Rs. 109.14 Lakhs for CSIR-CEERI; Duration: December 2013 – December 2017)
  • Driving Assistance Systems & Services : 360 Degree Surround Synthesis Systems – (Collaborative R&D Project Funded: M/s. Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd ; Participating Institutes are CSIR-CEERI India and Samsung India; Project Budget: 20.55 Lakhs for CSIR-CEERI; Project Duration: July 2017 – July 2018)
  • CEERI-IIT Indore Joint R&D Programme: Hardware Realization of Extreme Learning Machine and Quantum Inspired Fuzzy based Neural Network – (R&D Project Funded by: CSIR-CEERI and IIT Indore; Duration: March 2017 – February 2017)
Awards/Fellowships
  • Sakura Science Program Fellowship, 2017
  • National Level Best Project Award for Ph.D. Thesis Work in ISSRD-Engineering Students Innovation Challenge, 2017
  • Skoch Transformation Innovation Award for Smart Camera System Technology, 2016
  • Skoch Order-of-Merit Award for Smart Camera System Technology, 2016
  • VIRA-Young Scientist Award, Venus International Foundation, 2016
  • IEEE Senior Member Elevation, 2016
  • Biography Inclusion in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, USA, 2016
  • Biography Inclusion in Who’s Who in the World, USA, 2013
  • CSIR Scientist Fellowship (2009-2011)
  • National Merit Scholarship (2003-04, 2004-05)
  • University Merit Scholarship (2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03)
  • National Level Educational Scholarship from Indian Defense Educational Society (1997-98, 2001-03, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07)
  • Gold Medal for First Position in University in M. Tech.
  • Gold Medal for First Position in University in M. Sc.: Honored by Governor of Haryana, A. R. Kidwai
  • Meritious Position in University during B. Sc.: Award from Higher Education Department, Haryana, India (2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03)
  • Merit Certificate for First Position in College during B. Sc. (2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03)
  • Meritious Position in 10th: Award from Haryana Development Authority, Narnaul, India
Invited Talks / Lectures
  • 19 (At Hiroshima University Japan, IIT Indore, Kurukshetra University, Thapar University,…)
Publications
  • Total Research Publications in International Journals: 16
  • Total Research Publications in International Conferences: 21
Selected Journal Publications (Last Five Years):
  • Singh S, Mandal AS, Shekhar C, Vohra A. Memory Efficient VLSI Implementation of Real-Time Motion Detection System Using FPGA Platform. Journal of Imaging. 2017; 3(2):20. (ESCI)
  • Singh S, Shekhar C, Vohra A. Real-Time FPGA-Based Object Tracker with Automatic Pan-Tilt Features for Smart Video Surveillance Systems. Journal of Imaging. 2017; 3(2):18. (ESCI)
  • Singh S, Shekhar C, Vohra A. FPGA-Based Real-Time Motion Detection for Automated Video Surveillance Systems. Electronics. 2016; 5(1):10. (ESCI)
  • Singh S, Saini AK, Saini R, Mandal AS, Shekhar C, Vohra A. A Novel Real-time Resource Efficient Implementation of Sobel Operator based Edge Detection on FPGA. International Journal of Electronics. 2014; 101(12): pp. 1705-1715. (SCI)
  • Singh S, Saurav S, Saini R, Saini AK, Shekhar C, Vohra A. Comprehensive Review and Comparative Analysis of Hardware Architectures for Sobel Edge Detector. ISRN Electronics. 2014; Article ID: 857912.
  • Singh S, Mandal AS, Shekhar C, Vohra A. Real-time Implementation of Change Detection for Automated Video Surveillance System. ISRN Electronics. 2013; Article ID: 691930.
  • Singh S, Saini AK, Saini R, Mandal AS, Shekhar C, Vohra A. Area Optimized FPGA based Implementation of Sobel Compass Edge Detector. ISRN Machine Vision. 2013; Article ID – 820216.
Selected Conference Publications (Last Five Years):
  • Singh S, Saurav S, Saini R, Mandal AS, Chaudhury S, FPGA-based Smart Camera System for Real-time Automated Video Surveillance, Springer CCIS Proceedings: 21st International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT-2017), IIT Roorkee, India, pp. 1-12, June 29, 2017 – July 02, 2017.
  • Singh S, Saini R, Mandal AS, Chaudhury S, Design and Development of Smart Camera System, India International Science Festival (IISF) – Young Scientists’ Conclave (YSC), CSIR-NPL, New Delhi, India, pp. 21-22, December 07-11, 2016.
  • Singh S, Saini R, Saurav S, Tanwar P, Raju KS, Saini AK, Chaudhury S, Ishii I, High Frame Rate Real-time Scene Change Detection System, Springer LNCS Proceedings: 10th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP)-Workshop on Computer Vision Applications (WCVA), IIT Guwahati, India, pp. 1-12, December 19, 2016.
  • Singh S, Saurav S, Saini R, Saini AK, Shekhar C, Vohra A, Automatic Real-time Extraction of Focused Regions in a Live Video Stream using Edge Width Information, IEEE Proceedings: 18th International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT-2014), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India, pp. 1-2, July 16-18, 2014.
  • Singh S, Saini R, Saurav S, Saini AK, Shekhar C, Vohra A, FPGA-based Real-time Object Tracker using Modified Particle Filtering and SAD Computation, IEEE Proceedings: 18th International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT-2014), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India, pp. 1-2, July 16-18, 2014.
  • Gour P, Narumanchi S, Saurav S, Singh S, Hardware Accelerator for Real-time Image Resizing, IEEE Proceedings: 18th International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT-2014), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India, pp. 1-6, July 16-18, 2014.