Dr. Ashwani Kumar Aggarwal

Basic Details


Dr. Ashwani Kumar Aggarwal




Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering


Phone (O)

+91 1672253347


+91 1672235946


+91 9530530190


ashwani.ist AT sliet.ac.in

Educational Details

Educational Qualification

2009 – 2014
The University of Tokyo, Japan
Doctor of Philosophy (Full-time) in Computer Vision
Vehicle Positioning with GPS and 3D Laser Scanner using Machine Vision
Supervisor: Katsushi Ikeuchi


2000 – 2002
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Master of Technology (Full-time) in Instrument Technology
Supervisor: R M Vasu


1992 – 1996
College of Engineering and Technology, Bathinda, India
Bachelor of Engineering (Full-time) in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering



– SLIET since 1996

Professional Memebership

Professional Membership

– Association for Computing Machinery, United States
– Biomedical Engineering Society of India, Manipal, India
– Computer Society of India, Mumbai, India
– Indian Academy of Neurosciences, Lucknow, India
– Indian Society for Technical Education, New Delhi, India
– Indian Society of Geomatics, ISRO, Ahmedabad, India
– Indian Society of Human Genetics, Hyderabad, India
– Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, India
– Instrument Society of India, Bangalore, India
– Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers United States
– Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata, India
– International Society of Precision Agriculture, United States
– The Institution of Biomed Engineers, Kalpetta,  India
– IEEE Biometrics Council, United States
– IEEE Systems Council, United States
– The Science and Information Organization, United Kingdom



– SLIET Quality Publication Award to co-authored paper (15 August 2022)
– SLIET Research Project Award to joint project (15 August 2021)
– SLIET Research Project Award to joint project (15 August 2020)



Sponsored R&D Projects 


– Asia-Pacific Network, Japan sponsored Collaborative project under its Capacity Development Programme (CAPaBLE) involving countries Bangladesh, India, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Viet Nam on Knowledge Sharing and Capacity Building Workshops for Precision Agriculture using UAV techniques in South and Southeast Asia for the year 2021-2023 as a team member (ongoing).


– Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (A Unit of Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India) sponsored R&D project on Non-Invasive application of Thermal Imaging to Co-relate Clinically Node Positive Head & Neck Cancer for the year 2021-2023 as co-PI (ongoing).


– Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (An advisory body of the Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India ) sponsored R&D project on Process Development and Validation for Evaluating Adulteration in Honey for the year 2020-2022 as co-investigator (completed).


– Hokkaido University, Japan sponsored project on Assessment of Energy-Population-Urbanization Nexus with Changing Energy Industry Scenario in India for the year 2017-2019 as a team member  (completed).


– Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Government of Japan sponsored project on Neural Circuitry in Memory Strength for the year 2015-2017 as a team member (completed).


– Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Government of Japan sponsored project on 3D modeling for GPS position accuracy enhancement for the year 2012-2014 as a team member (completed).


– Ministry of Human Resource Development (currently Ministry of Education), Government of India sponsored R&D project on Instrumentation and Design of Optical Tomography Imager for Breast Cancer Detection for the year 2004-2006 as principal investigator (completed)



Supervision of Ph.D. candidates

– An Automated Apple Grading System using Surface Features (ongoing)
– Analysis of Active Dynamic Thermal images and Clinical Examination for Disease Diagnostics (ongoing)
– Deep Learning Based Prediction and Efficient Transfer of Enhancer Sequences in Genomic Data (completed)
– Diversity Driven Multi-Parent Evolutionary Algorithm with Adaptive Non-Uniform Mutation (completed)



Current Research/ Projects

– Classification of Solar Panels using LANDSAT Images

– Video processing for computer vision applications



Best cited paper

– Imaging in turbid media by modified filtered back-projection method using data from Monte Carlo simulation has been cited in 12 granted United States patents



Visiting Researcher

– Hokkaido University, Japan



IEEE- SLIET Student Branch

– Branch Counsellor



Training and Placement

– Training and Placement Officer (among a team of four)



PLOS One (Public Library of Science, United States)

Medical Imaging Process & Technology

– ACTA Scientific Computer Sciences

Imaging and Radiation Research : Computed Radiation Imaging



– Agriculture (MDPI, Switzerland)

– Agronomy (MDPI, Switzerland)

– Algorithms (MDPI, Switzerland)

– Applied Artificial Intelligence (Taylor & Francis)

– Applied Geomatics (Springer Nature)

– Applied Sciences (MDPI, Switzerland)

– Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier)

– APN Science Bulletin (Asia-Pacific Network, Japan)

– Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering (Springer Nature)

– Artificial Intelligence (Springer Nature)

– Artificial Intelligence In Medicine (Elsevier)

– Artificial Intelligence Review (Springer Nature)

– Biomedical Engineering Letters (Springer)

– Biomedical Signal Processing and Control (Elsevier)

– Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing (Springer Nature)

– Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy (Springer Nature)

– Cognitive Systems Research (Elsevier)

– Complex & Intelligent Systems (Springer Nature)

– Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization (Taylor & Francis)

– Computers and Electronics in Agriculture (Elsevier)

– Computers and Electrical Engineering (Elsevier)

– Computers in Biology and Medicine (Elsevier)

– Current Agriculture Research Journal (Enviro Research publishers, India)

– Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (Elsevier)

– Expert Systems With Applications (Elsevier)

– Genomics (Elsevier)

– IEEE Access

– IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

– IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine

– IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence

– IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement

– IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

– IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles

– IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

– IET Computer Vision (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.)

– IET Image Processing (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.)

– Image and Vision Computing (Elsevier)

– Informatics in Medicine – Unlocked  (Elsevier)

– International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications (World Scientific)

– International Journal of Computer Vision (Springer Nature)

– Int. J of Env. Research & Public Health (MDPI, Switzerland)

– International Journal of Robotics and Automation (ACTA Press, Canada)

– Journal of Applied Sci. & Engg. (Tamkang Uni. Press, Taiwan)

– Journal of Autonomous Intelligence (Frontier Scientific Publishing Pte. Ltd, Singapore)

– Journal of Big Data (Springer Nature)

– Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (World Scientific)

– Journal of Complex Networks (Oxford University Press)

– Journal of Electronic Imaging (SPIE)

– Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence (Taylor & Francis)

– Journal of Food Science and Technology (Springer)

– Journal of Location Based Services (Taylor & Francis)

– Journal of Marine Science and Engineering (MDPI, Switzerland)

– Journal of Medicine and Health Research (IK Press, Manchester)

– Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection (Springer)

– Journal of the Institution of Engineers  (Springer)

– Karbala International Journal of Modern Science (University of Kerbala, Iraq)

– Knowledge-based systems (Elsevier)

– Mathematics (MDPI, Switzerland)

– Measurement (Elsevier)

– Multimedia Tools and Applications (Springer)

– mSystems Journal (American Society for Microbiology, United States)

– Neural Computing and Applications (Springer Nature)

– Pattern Recognition (Elsevier)

– Pattern Recognition Letters (Elsevier)

– Proceedings of the IEEE (0018-9219 )

– Remote Sensing (MDPI, Switzerland)

– Results in Control and Optimization (Elsevier)

– Scientia Horticulturae (Elsevier)

– Sensors (MDPI, Switzerland)

-Signal Processing (Elsevier)

– Sustainability (MDPI, Switzerland)

– Sustainability Science (Springer)

– The Computer Journal (Oxford University Press)

– The Journal of Engineering (Wiley Online Library)

– The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer)

– Wireless Personal Communications (Springer Nature)





– Random signals and stochastic processes
– Research methodology
– Nonlinear and discrete control systems