Ashwani Kumar Aggarwal

Basic Details


Ashwani Kumar Aggarwal


Associate Professor


Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering


Phone (O)

+91 1672253347


+91 1672235946


+91 9530530190

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Educational Details

Educational Qualification

2009 – 2014
The University of Tokyo, Japan
Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Vision from Information and Communication Engineering department
Supervisor: Katsushi Ikeuchi


2000 – 2002
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Master of Technology in Instrument Technology from Instrumentation engineering department
Supervisor: R M Vasu


1992 – 1996
College of Engineering and Technology, Bathinda, India
Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering



– SLIET since December 1996

Professional Memebership

Professional Membership

– Association for Computing Machinery, New York, 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 and Electronics Engineers, United States
– Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata, India

– International Society of Precision Agriculture, Illinois, United States

– The Institution of Biomedical Engineers (India), Kalpetta,  India
– IEEE Biometrics Council, United States
– IEEE Systems Council, United States



– 15 August 2021 SLIET Quality Publication Award (SQPA) to co-authored paper

– 15 August 2021 SLIET Research Project Award (SRPA) to joint project

– 26 January 2021 SLIET Quality Publication Award (SQPA) to co-authored paper

– 26 January 2021 SLIET Research Project Award (SRPA) to joint project

– 15 August 2020 SLIET Research Project Award (SRPA) to joint project



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 (ongoing).


– 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

– Analysis of Active Dynamic Thermal images and Clinical Examination for Disease Diagnostics

– Deep Learning Based Prediction and Efficient Transfer of Enhancer Sequences in Genomic Data

– Diversity Driven Multi-Parent Evolutionary Algorithm with Adaptive Non-Uniform Mutation



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 11 granted United States patents



IEEE- SLIET Student Branch

– Branch Counsellor



Training and Placement

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






– Applied Geomatics (Springer Nature)

– Artificial Intelligence Review (Springer Nature)

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

– Computers in Biology and Medicine (Elsevier)

– IEEE Access

– IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

– IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

– International Journal of Computer Vision (Springer Nature)

– Journal of Electronic Imaging (SPIE)

– Journal of the Institution of Engineers  (Springer)

– Sustainability Science (Springer)

– The Computer Journal (Oxford University Press)






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