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Rachana Gupta

Assistant Professor

Email:- rachana.gupta@iar.ac.in

Details Related to Educational Qualification :- Year area and Specialization

Qualifications –

  • 2016-2020 – Ph.D. (Multi- and Many-objective optimization & Satellite image processing) from Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (NIT Jaipur).
  • 2013-2015 – M.Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engg.) from Charotar University of Science & Technology (CHARUSAT).
  • 2009-2013 – B.E. (Electronics and Communication Engg.) from Gujarat Technological University (GTU).

Research Interest (Specialization): Digital Signal Processing, Adaptive Signal Processing, Image processing, Data Clustering, Neural Networks, Deep machine learning, Evolutionary Computing, Bio and Nature inspired systems, multi-objective optimization and many-objective optimization methods, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence.

Teaching Experience: 02 years 01 Month

  • July 2017 – May 2019: Teaching Assistant in Department of Electronics and Communication, NIT Jaipur, Rajasthan.

  • February 2015 – May 2015: Lecturer in Department of Electronics and Communication, Ahmedabad Institute of Technology (AIT), Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

Research Experience: 01 year

  • Dec. 2014 – Dec. 2015: Research fellow in space center of Charotar University of science and Technology collaboration with ISRO.

Current Research interest and area working on

  • Design of multi-objective evolutionary algorithms to handle constrained and un-constrained many-objective problems.

  • Development of Artificial neural network system for satellite image processing application.

  • Expansion of nature inspired methodologies as classification technique for pattern recognition application.

  • Nature inspired algorithmic development for wireless sensor devices.

  • Development of Deep neural network system as a classification tool for hyper-spectral satellite images.

Latest 5 Publications

  1. Gupta, Rachana, Satyasai Jagannath Nanda, and Urvashi Prakash Shukla. “Cloud detection in satellite images using multi-objective social spider optimization.” Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier 79 (2019): 203-226.
  2. Gupta, Rachana, Satyasai Jagannath Nanda, “Vector-angle penalised NSGA-III to solve many-objective optimization problems.” IET Electronics Letters 55, no. 4 (2019): 198-200.
  3. 3. Gupta, Rachana, Satyasai Jagannath Nanda, “A Binary NSGA-III for Unsupervised Band Selection in Hyper-spectral Satellite Images.” In IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2019.
  4. Gupta, Rachana, Satyasai Jagannath Nanda., “Many-objective B/NSGA-III for band selection in cloud contaminated hyper-spectral images”, published in 18th IEEE International Conference on Information Technology, Bhubneswar, 2019.
  5. Gupta, Rachana, and Pradip Panchal. “Discrimination of snow/ice and cloud against various ecological region using DWT and color models.” In 2016 International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics (ICCCI), pp. 1-5. IEEE, 2016.

Additional Information

Awards & Achievements

  • Awarded with best poster presentation of research work in the event of Industry day & research conclave, during 15-16 Feb., 2020 at Malaviya National Institute of Technology (NIT Jaipur).

  • Received best paper award on remote sensing: Enabling our future which was organized by Indian Society of Geomatics (Vadodara Chapter), Indian Science Congress Association (Baroda Chapter), Indian Women Scientists’ Association (Baroda Branch) & IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (Gujarat Chapter) in 2016.

  • Recipient of Doctoral Research Fellowship from Ministry of Human research Development (MHRD) for the year 2016-2020.

  • Recipient of PG scholarship from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for the year 2013-2015.

  • Qualified all India Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering (GATE) examination in 2013.

Expert Talk

  • Talk on E & ICT Academy Summer FDP on Advancement in Signal Processing & Optimization Techniques at MNIT (2019).

  • Expert talk on swarm optimization algorithm at MNIT Innovation and Incubation Center (2019).

  • Expert talk on Nature Inspired Algorithm and its Application at Charotar University of Science and Technology, Gujarat (2017).

Member of scientific committee

  • Member of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society

  • Member of IEEE young professional

Courses Taught at UG/PG

UG: Basic Electronics, Digital Electronics, Digital Signal Processing

PG: Adaptive Signal Processing, Neural Network, Artificial Intelligence

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