7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SIGNAL PROCESSING AND COMMUNICATION 2021

(ICSC 2021)

November 25th-27th, 2021

Organized by ECE Department

Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida (INDIA)

IEEE Conference Record No : 53193

Conference will be held in Hybrid Mode


Deemed To be University Under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS








Banmali S. Rawat was born in Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India. He received BSEE, MSEE degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi and Ph.D. (ECE) from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India in 1968, 1970 and 1976, respectively. He was recipient of National Merit Scholarship, UGC Fellowship, Atomic Energy Commission Fellowship, United Nations Fellowship and the University Gold Medal for first rank in MSEE. He was a faculty member with the MMM Engineering College, Gorakhpur and Instrumentation Engineer in the West Coast Paper Mills before starting his Ph.D. in 1972.

He joined the Defense R & D Organization (DRDO) as Senior Scientist in 1975 and worked on various research projects in microwave systems/circuits, microwave/millimeter wave integrated circuits for radar and communication systems. He became Associate Professor in 1978 and Professor/Head of the Electronics Engineering Department, Madan Mohan Malaviya Engineering College, University of Gorakhpur, India in 1981. In 1981 he joined the Electrical Engineering Department, University of North Dakota, USA and was a Professor until 1988 before moving to the University of Nevada, Reno, USA, as Professor/Head-Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department and is continuing as a Professor. During his long teaching career he has been very active in developing new courses, laboratories and programs in Electromagnetics, Microwave Engineering, Microwave Integrated Circuits, Optical Fiber Communications, Optical Networking, Optical Sensors and other related areas. He has been teaching various courses in these areas since 1978 and is continuously moving in the cutting edge technological areas. He has done extensive research in these areas with over 200 research publications in national/international reputed journals and reviewed conference proceedings. His recent research focus has been on microstrip couplers/filters on defective ground structures (DGS) using anisotropic substrates, optically controlled couplers, optical fiber sensors, DWDM technology with secured optical communication, recycling of light, collection of energy from atmosphere and THz band nanoantennas.

Dr. Rawat is a Fellow of IETE, Fellow of CIE, Fellow of the Electromagnetics Academy established at MIT, Fellow of JSPS, Fellow of Optical Society of India, Life Senior Member of IEEE, Member of Sigma Xi, North Dakota Academy of Sciences, Optical Society of America, SPIE, and Eta Kappa Nu - the EE Honor Society. He has been a Soccer Coach/Division Coordinator/Governing Board Member with AYSO, Sparks, NV, Program Volunteer/Governing Board Member of the Junior Ski Program of Reno, NV and Founder/President of the India Association of Northern Nevada (IANN).







Ram M. Narayanan received his B.Tech. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, in 1976, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, in 1988, both in electrical engineering. During 1976-1983, he served as a Research and Development Engineer at Bharat Electronics Ltd., Ghaziabad, India, where he developed microwave communications equipment. He joined the Microwave Remote Sensing Laboratory at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, in 1983 as a Research Assistant. After graduating with his doctoral degree in 1988, Dr. Narayanan joined the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, where he last served as the Blackman and Lederer Chaired Professor. In August 2003, he moved to the Pennsylvania State University where he is currently Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of the Center for Radar Engineering, Science, and Technology (CREST)

Prof. Narayanan’s current research interests encompass radar system design and development, radar signal processing, communications system design and development, radar networking, quantum radar, harmonic radar, cognitive radar, and medical radar. He has received over $12M in research funding for various projects. He has published 12 book chapters, 165 journal papers, 329 conference papers, and 85 conference abstracts, and is currently writing two e-books on noise radar technology. He has advised 37 PhD and 56 M.S. students to graduation. He has served on numerous conference technical committees and reviewed papers for several journals. He also served as Guest Editor for several special issues of journals in the areas of radar micro-Doppler, compressive sensing, and radar for patient monitoring.

Prof. Narayanan was elected IEEE Fellow in 2001, SPIE Fellow in 2004, and IETE Fellow in 2010. He is currently serving as: Associate Editor for Sensors (since 2017); Member of IEEE Standards Committee for Ultrawideband Radar (UWBR) (since 2005); Member of the IEEE Standards Committee on Down-the-Road (DTR) Radar (since 2016). He has received numerous university awards for teaching, research, and service. He received the 2017 IEEE Warren White Award for Excellence in Radar Engineering. He also received the 2017 IETE Students’ Journal Award for his paper “Sources and Reduction of Noise in Circuits and Systems,” which appeared in IETE Journal of Education.







Dr. Satish Kumar Sharma is a Professor and Director of Antenna and Microwave Lab (AML) at San Diego State University (SDSU). He has received the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s prestigious faculty early career development (CAREER) award in 2009 and DURIP 2016 funded by Office of Naval Research (ONR). He also received 2015 IEEE AP-S Harold A. Wheeler Prize Paper Award of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society for his coauthored paper on anti-jamming antennas. He served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation journal since August 2010. Currently, he is serving as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Antennas, Wireless & Propagation Letters. His research lab has capability to analyze, design, develop, and verify antennas from VHF to millimeter wave (110 GHz) frequencies.

He has published over 260 journal and conference papers and holds one US and one Canadian Patent on Multiple Phase Center Feedhorn. He has also co-edited three volumes of “Handbook of Reflector Antennas and Feed Systems”, published by Artech House in May/June 2013. His another coauthored book, “Multifunctional Antennas and Arrays for Wireless Communication Systems”, has been published by IEEE-Press/Wiley in April 2021. He has collaborated with industry on SBIR/STTR Phase I and II projects funded by DARPA, SPAWAR, Missile Defense Agency, Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) in addition to the projects from the NSF, Office of Naval Research (ONR). He also has served as Engineer/Consultant with industry such as Kyocera, Space Systems Loral (SS/L), Cubic Defense Applications, TaoGlas, DIRECTV, AT&T and several other local industries on different antenna projects. He is also CEO/founder of 5GAntennaTech, LLC. His research interests include microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies beam steering antennas, reconfigurable and tunable antennas, 3D printed antennas, inkjet printed conformal array antennas, massive MIMO antennas, antennas for Cube-Satellites, reflector antennas and its feed systems and metasurface antennas.







Deepak Mathur is Director of IEEE Region 10 (Asia-Pacific Region). IEEE (the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

Deepak, former Chief General Manager of ONGC (India’s premier public sector company engaged in exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons), has more than 37-years of professional experience in fields of electronics, telecommunication, IT infrastructure and has held various engineering and managerial positions.

He was associated with planning and execution of several industrial projects like SCADA, on-line/real-time monitoring systems, development of IT Infrastructure, Wi-Max based broadband wireless access system, GPS/GSM based vehicle tracking system etc. and has led teams of IT professionals and multi-disciplinary teams. He has also experience of managing Hi-Tech (Oil) Well Logging Systems which are to analyze the properties of subsurface to explore the possibility of hydrocarbons.

He has also served in many leadership roles in IEEE at Section, Council, Region, MGA (Member Geographic Activities) and was Member of Board of Governors of IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology in 2013-2015 and Chair of IEEE India Council in 2015-2016.

Deepak received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communications from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, and has a Masters in Business Administration. Deepak has also completed ‘Advance Management Program’ from IIM, Calcutta.

Deepak is also member of IEEE-HKN or Eta Kappa Nu (ΗΚΝ), which is the international honour society of IEEE. "The organization promotes excellence in the profession and in education through an emphasis on scholarship, character, and attitude." Membership is a lifelong designation for individuals who have distinguished themselves as students or as professionals in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, and other fields of IEEE interest.







Parthasarathi Chakrabarti, Professor (HAG) in the Department of Electronics Engineering, IIT(BHU) and former Director of NIT Allahabad (2011-2016) took over the charge as the first full-term Director of the Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology (IIEST), Shibpur on May 10, 2018. He has been on the additional charge of the Director, NIT Patna during 2011-12.

Prof. Chakrabarti has made a significant contribution to experimental and theoretical research in the areas of Microelectronics and Photonics. He has been the Coordinator (2005-11) of the Centre for Research in Microelectronics (CRME), Department of Electronics Engineering, IIT(BHU), and the founder Coordinator of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) Centre at IIT(BHU). He has been the Head of the Department of Electronics Engineering, IIT(BHU) during 2006-2009. He established two dedicated research Centres i.e., the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (CIR) for carrying out multi-disciplinary research and the Centre for Medical Diagnostics & Research (CMDR) for promoting research in the field of Life Sciences with emphasis on human health care at NIT Allahabad. His research group has strong collaborations with the Optoelectronics Research Group, Lancaster University, Lancaster UK, and the Nanomaterials research group, University of New South Wales, Australia. More than 20 students including one foreign student under the ICCR Exchange Program of the Govt. of India have been awarded a Ph.D. degree under his supervision. At present, two more students are working towards a Ph.D. under his supervision. He has successfully completed a number of R & D projects sponsored by government funding agencies such as DST, CSIR, DRDO, etc.

Prof. Chakrabarti has published over 300 research papers in leading technical journals and in Conference Proceedings. He holds one patent right and filed 3 more patents. He has authored three textbooks and edited five Proceedings of National and International Conferences. He has organized a number of International Conferences and delivered numerous Key-note speeches and Invited Talks in International Conferences in India and abroad. He has been a regular reviewer of leading technical journals and listed in the Golden List of Reviewers of IEEE Transactions several times. He served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Electronic Materials-Springer as Associate Editor during 2015-2020.

Professor Chakrabarti obtained his B.Tech. and M.Tech. Degrees from the University of Calcutta, Kolkata in 1980 and 1982 respectively. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Electronics Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU). He is a recipient of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Visiting Fellowship and SERC (Science & Engineering Research Council), Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. He received the Senior Visiting Fellowship of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the UK for conducting collaborative research with the Optoelectronics Research Group, Lancaster University during 2002-2003. He has been a part of the delegation sponsored to visit Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA in 2013 under the Leadership Development Program organized by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow. Prof. Chakrabarti is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers and a Senior Member of IEEE, USA. He has been awarded Amity Academic Excellence Award-2015. Prof. Chakrabarti is a recipient of the MRSI Distinguished Lecturer-ship Award 2019-20.







Ram Bilas Pachori received the B.E. degree with honours in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Technological University, Bhopal, India in 2001, the M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, Kanpur, India in 2003 and 2008, respectively. He worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Charles Delaunay Institute, University of Technology of Troyes, France during 2007–2008. He served as an Assistant Professor at Communication Research Center, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India during 2008–2009. He served as an Assistant Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Indore, Indore, India during 2009–2013. He worked as an Associate Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Indore, Indore, India during 2013–2017 where presently he has been working as a Professor since 2017. He is also an Associated Faculty with Department of Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering and Center for Advanced Electronics at IIT Indore. He was a Visiting Professor at School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor’s University, Subang Jaya, Malaysia during 2018–2019. He worked as a Visiting Scholar at Intelligent Systems Research Center, Ulster University, Northern Ireland, UK during December 2014. He is an Associate Editor of Electronics Letters, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control journal and an Editor of IETE Technical Review journal. He is a senior member of IEEE and a Fellow of IETE and IET. He has supervised 12 Ph.D., 20 M.Tech., and 41 B.Tech. students for their theses and projects. He has 225 publications to his credit which include journal papers (136), conference papers (66), books (05), and book chapters (18). His publications have around 8500 citations with h index of 47 (Google Scholar, June 2021). He has been listed in the top h index scientists in the area of Computer Science and Electronics by Guide2Research website. He has been listed in the world’s top 2% scientists in the study carried out at Stanford University, USA. He has served on review boards for more than 100 scientific journals and served for scientific committees of various national and international conferences. He has delivered more than 150 lectures in various conferences, workshops, short term courses, and institutes. His research interests are in the areas of Signal and Image Processing, Biomedical Signal Processing, Non-stationary Signal Processing, Speech Signal Processing, Brain- Computer Interfacing, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare.







Dr. Kumar Vaibhav Srivastava has received the B.Tech. degree in Electronics Engineering from Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology, Sultanpur, India, in 2002, the M. Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, in 2004, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, in 2007. He is recipient of Cadence Gold Medal for Best M.Tech. Thesis in any of the Engineering Departments at IIT Kanpur. After completing his PhD program, he worked with GE (General Electric) Global Research Centre Bangalore for one year in 2008. In GE, he contributed significantly on Wireless Power Transfer and Subsea Communication program.

He joined as an Assistant Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, in January 2009. He has been serving as Professor with Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India since 2018. He has authored more than 250 journal and conference papers with international repute. He has supervised 47 M.Tech. thesis and 7 Ph.D. thesis till date and currently involved with supervision of 3 M.Tech. and 10 Ph.D. students. He has 2 international patents and three national patents to his credits. He is involved with several research projects with Department of Science and Technology (DST), Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), General Electric (GE) etc.

He has received Young Fellowship Awards (Class of 1979 Research Fellowship in 2013 and Dr. Shukla Faculty Research Fellowship in 2017) from IIT Kanpur for his significant contribution as a faculty member at IIT Kanpur. He has received the Excellence in Teaching Award-2020 at IIT Kanpur for his outstanding teaching in last few years. He is also recipient of ‘IEI (Institution of Engineer, INDIA) Young Engineer Award for year 2014-15 for his significant contribution in Electrical Engineering. He has received several Best Paper Awards in international conferences. His research interests include meta-materials, microwave antennas, MIMO antennas, microwave absorbers, finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) technique and microwave cloaking. He is member IETE, member IEI and Senior Member IEEE. He has served as Chairman of IEEE UP Section, India and currently Executive Committee Member of IEEE India Council. He is also founding chair of IEEE AP Society Chapter in Uttar Pradesh Section.







Prof. Rajiv Saxena obtained B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and M.E. in Digital Techniques and Data Processing. He joined , Roorkee (erstwhile UOR, Roorkee), as a QIP Research Fellow, towards his Doctoral Degree Program. The Ph. D. degree was conferred on him in Electronics and Computer Engineering. During the research tenure, Prof. Saxena suggested a few corrections in one benchmark paper of Dr. A. Papoulis (a veteran in the field of Communication Engineering) published in the year 1973. These corrections were appreciated and accepted by Dr. A. Papoulis himself.

He is associated with the Jaypee Education System since November 2006. He was Professor and Head, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology, Raghogarh, Guna (MP). Prior to current assignment, he was a Director of Jaypee University Anoopshahr since May 2014.

Prof. Saxena has supervised Twenty Ph.D. candidates in the area of wireless, cellular, mobile and digital communication, digital signal processing, digital image processing and application of DSP tools in electronic systems and bio-medical engineering. Prof. Saxena has published about 100 research articles in refereed journals of national and international repute. Best paper award of IETE was also conferred on him in the year 2008. Prof. Saxena has also supervised about TWENTY FIVE PG Dissertations and many UG Projects in the areas of his interests.

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Dr. Satish Kumar Singh is with the Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad India, as an Associate Professor at the Department of Information Technology from 2013. Before joining the IIIT Allahabad, he served the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology Guna, India from 2005 to 2012. He has about 16+ years of professional experience in various capacities. His areas of interest include Image Processing, Computer Vision, Biometrics, Deep Learning, and Pattern Recognition. Presently he is heading the Computer Vision and Biometrics Lab (CVBL) at IIIT Allahabad from 2015 onwards. His group is involved in the R&D of the Signal & Image Processing, Vision, and Biometrics Algorithms and Systems. He has supervised 6 PhDs and 34 Master's students in his research career and presently 9 Ph.D. and 6 Master Students are doing research in CVBL. Dr. Singh and his group published about 60 research articles in various IEEE/ACM Transactions, Journals, and International conferences of repute. He is the principal/co-principal investigator of many projects funded from various government funding agencies i.e. Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Education and Home Affairs Government of India. Dr. Singh is holding the responsibilities as Local Coordinator, Global Initiative of Academic Network by MoE, Government of India, Nodal Officer Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India, Convener Departmental Postgraduate Committee, and Associate Dean I/C Ranking and Accreditation, Library and e-Library. Dr. Singh is also involved in academic and research outreach activities and presently serving as Associate Editor IET Image Processing, Associate Editor International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Lead Guest Editor of Special Issue of Springer's Neural Computations and Applications on Computer Vision and Image Processing, Guest Editor of Special Issues of Springer's Nature Computer Science on Recent Trends in Computer Vision, Guest Editor of Special Issues of Springer's Nature Computer Science on Progress in Image Processing.

Dr. Singh is the senior member of IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, IEEE Education Society, IEEE Photonics Society, IEEE Biometric Council, IEEE Sensor Council, and IEEE Systems Council. Presently Dr. Singh is Section Chair IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section (2021) and a member of IEEE India Council (2021). He also served as the Vice-Chair, Operations, Outreach and Strategic Planning of IEEE India Council (2020) & Vice-Chair IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section (2019 & 2020). Prior to that Dr. Singh was Secretary, IEEE UP Section (2017 & 2018), Treasurer, IEEE UP Section (2016 & 2017), Joint Secretary, IEEE UP Section (2015), Convener Web and Newsletters Committee (2014 & 2015).

Dr. Singh is also the technical committee affiliate of IEEE SPS IVMSP and MMSP and presently the Secretary, IEEE Signal Processing Society Chapter of Uttar Pradesh Section. Dr. Singh is organizing many impactful events every year for the benefit of the SPS members, to name a few, IEEE SPS Distinguished Lectures in 2015, 16, and 19, IEEE SPS Meeting on Advances in Deep Architectures for Signal Image and Vision Application under the IEEE SPS Member-driven initiative in 2019 and ADASIVA-18/20/21. Dr. Singh was instrumental in successfully organizing the IEEE UP Section's Conference UPCON in 2015 as Conference Coordinator, IEEE Computer Society India Symposium 2017, and IEEE IC AISYWC 2017. Dr. Singh was the Conference Chair for 3rd IEEE CICT-2019, and General Chair, 4th IEEE TS Conference CICT-2020, 5th IAPR CVIP-2020, and 8th IEEE UPCON 2021. Dr. Satish is the reviewer of many reputed IEEE and ACM Transactions.


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