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Dr. Sachin Umesh Sharma

Assistant Professor

Contact No.: +91 79-30514213
Email: sachin.sharma@iar.ac.in

Professional & Educational Qualification

  • Ph. D.: 2017  – AI-Image Processing and Computer Vision
  • Post Graduation: 2009 – M. Tech (Automotive Electronics)
  • Graduation: 2005 – B.Tech (E&C)
  • Work Experience: 
    • Academic – 9 Years
    • Industrial/ Professional – 2 Years
      Prominent Organisations Worked For

      • Physical Research Laboratory, ISRO

Current Research Interest and Area Working On

  1. Artificial Intelligence (machine learning and deep learning—Automatic litter detection system on roads)

IPR / Patents

Automatic Animal Detection on Roads (Indian Patent Office-Published Online)

Link: https://www.ipindia.nic.in/writereaddata/Portal/IPOJournal/1_405_1/Part1.pdf

Latest Publications

  1. A Practical Animal Detection and Collision Avoidance System Using Computer Vision Technique. IEEE Access Journal. January 2017. International Journal (Impact Factor: 3.3 calculated according to Journal Citation Reports, Thomson Reuters)
  2. Design and Development of an Imaging System for Animal Detection on Highways (Accepted with minor revision). Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, Taylor and Francis Publishers. International Journal (Impact Factor: 1.7 calculated according to Journal Citation Reports, Thomson Reuters)
  3. Real-Time Automatic Obstacle Detection and Alert System for Driver Assistance on Indian Roads. International Journal of Vehicle Autonomous Systems, Inderscience Publishers, vol 13, No.3, pp. 189-202. February 2017. International Journal (Scopus Indexed).

Awards & Achievements

  1. Received Rashtriya Vidya Gaurav Puraskar from Ministers of India on behalf of Indian Solidarity Council for excellent work done in education and research.
  2. Received best Mentor award for my project “AI in Everyday Hygiene: To Detect Contamination in Water Using Image Processing and Computer Vision Methods” which stood first at SIC 2018 (Summer Innovation Challenge- Water Theme state level competition) in Children’s Creativity / Innovation Category. Also received a prize money of 50 thousand rupees from Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijaybhai Rupani on behalf of Education Department of Gujarat.
  3. Invited as a delegate for attending the conference on “Cyber Security and Big Data Analytics” at constitution club of India, New Delhi by Vinit Goenka, Member of Governing Council of CRIS – Center for Railway Information System, an organization under Ministry of Railways, Government of India.
  4. Invited for an expert lecture at Science City, Ahmedabad on National Technology Day by Shri S D Vora, IFS Officer and Director of Gujarat Council of Science City, Ahmedabad.
  5. Won the Merit Scholarship for getting first in the class (Masters)

Additional Information

Written and Published book on Fundamentals of Image Processing for the final year B. Tech students. ISBN: 978-93-81256-99-2 (Mahajan Publishing House)

Courses Taught at UG / PG / Ph.D.

  1. Image Processing
  2. Digital Logic Design
  3. Digital Signal Processing
  4. Embedded Electronics
  5. Python
  6. C
  7. Computer Architecture

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