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 ACADEMIC AWARDS 

CURRENT POSITION

DIRECTOR (Offg) of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad

EXPERIENCE

I have  33 years of  professional experience (as on 2017) mainly in the area of teaching and research. My teaching and research areas of interest:  Robotics including Humanoid robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Soft Computing/Machine Learning,  Computer Controlled Systems. 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS
Senior Member of ACM, USA
Senior member of IEEE,USA
Founder Chairman, ACM-IIIT-Allahabad Professional Chapter, (2009-2010)
Chartered Member of Institute of Engineers (India)
Former Member of Robotics and Remote system division of American Nuclear Society, USA.
Former Member of SPIE: The International  Society for Optical Engineering.
Member of Robotics Society of India.
Member of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
Member of IEEE Computer Society
  • Fellow  ISPE ( International Society of Productivity Enhancement), USA.
SOME JOB/ADMISSION  OFFERS IN THE BEGINNING OF MY PROFESSIONAL CAREER
  • Bokaro Steel Plant
  • Hindustan Cables 
  • TELCO
  • Hindustan Motors
  • Success in WB JEE ( With 272 rank in Engineering & 395 rank in Medical  in 1980)

Research Publications during 2015-2016
1. Avinash Kumar Singh, G C Nandi, “NAO Humanoid Robot: Analysis of Calibration Techniques for Robot Sketch Drawing”, published in Elsevier       International Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems", Vol. 79, pp. 108-121. SCI-Impact Factor: 1.256, 2015.
2. Kumud Tripathi, Neha Baranwal and G.C. Nandi. “Continuous Indian Sign Language Gesture Recognition and Sentence Formation” published in 11th International Conference on Image and Signal Processing (ICISP 2015) (Elsevier Procedia), August 2015.
3. KumudTripathi, Neha Baranwal and G.C. Nandi. “Continuous Dynamic Indian Sign Language Gesture” published in 4th IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI 2015), August 2015, SCMS, Aluva, Kochi, pp. 2211-2216.
4. Vijay BhaskarSemwal. ChandanKumar ,Piyush Mishra and Gora Chand Nandi."Design of vector field for different sub phases of gait and regeneration of gait pattern”- IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (2016-07-25)
5. M. Raj, Vijay Bhaskar and G. C. Nandi, “ Bidirectional association of Joint Angle trajectories for Humanoid locomotion: The Restricted Boltzmann Machine approach, Neural Computing and application DOI : 10.1007/s00521-016-2744-3SCI
6. Neha Baranwal and G.C.Nandi. "A Mathematical Framework for possibility Theory based Hidden Markov Model” Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation (Inderscience) (SCI) (1.3 impact factor) (In press)
7. Neha Baranwal and G.C.Nandi. "Real Time Gesture based Communication using  Possibility Theory based Hidden Markov Model” International journal of computational Intelligence (Wiley) (SCI) (0.72 impact factor)(In press).
8. Avinash singh, Neha Baranwal and G.C.Nandi  "Development of a self-reliant humanoid robot for sketch drawing ”Journal of multimedia tools and applications.(SCI) (1.331 impact factor)(In press)
9. Semwal, Vijay Bhaskar, and Gora Chand Nandi. "Modelling Bipedal Locomotion Trajectories Using Hybrid Automata” IEEE Tencon-2016, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, 22-25 November, 2016.
10.      Neha Baranwal and G.C.Nandi. "An Efficient Gesture based Humanoid Learning using Wavelet Descriptor and MFCC Techniques”. Published in International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics (Springer) (SCI) (1.15 impact factor) (pp. 1-10, 17-April-2016). 
Research Publications during 2014-2015.
1.    Vijay Bhaskar Semwal, Pavan Chakraborty, G.C. Nandi, Less computationally intensive fuzzy logic (type-1)-based  controller for Humanoid Push Recovery, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 63, Part 1, January 2015, Pages 122-135, ISSN 0921-8890, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2014.09.001. (SCI Journal)
2. Vijay Bhaskar Semwal, Manish Raj, G.C. Nandi, Biometric gait identification based on a multilayer perceptron, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 65, March 2015, Pages 65-75, ISSN 0921-8890, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2014.11.010.. (SCI Journals)
3. Neha Baranwal, Neha Singh and G.C. Nandi. “Implementation of MFCC based Hand Gesture Recognition on HOAP-2 using WEBOTs Platform”  in the proceedings of 3rd IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI 2014), September 2014 (Received Best paper award).
4. Neha Singh, Neha Baranwal and G.C. Nandi. “Implementation and Evaluation of DWT and MFCC based Indian Sign Language (ISL) gesture recognition” in the conference Proceedings of  9th IEEE International conference on Industrial and Information systems (ICIIS 2014), 15-17 Dec. 2014.
5. Semwal, V.B,  Nandi, G.C., "Toward Developing a Computational Model for Bipedal Push Recovery–A Brief," Sensors Journal, IEEE , vol.15, no.4, April 2015 
doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2015.2389525. (SCI Journal)
7. S C Pandey and G C Nandi, TDS based framework for mining the induction rules, Journal of computational sciences, Vol. 5, issue 2, pp. 184-195, Elsevier, 2014. (Impact Factor:1.567) (SCI Journal)
8. S C Pandey, G C Nandi, Convergence of knowledge, nature and computations: a review, soft computing , springer, 2014.  DOI 10.1007/s00500-014-1510-7. (SCI Journal) (Impact Factor: 1.304).
Research publications during 2013-2014
1. A. Nandy, P. Chakraborty, G. C. Nandi  “Person Tracking and Segmentation for Human Gait Biometric System” – In International Journal of Biometrics, Inderscience Publisher, vol 6, 3, pp 205-230, 2014.
2. A. Nandy,  R. Chakraborty, P. Chakraborty, G. C. Nandi   “A novel approach to Human Gait Recognition using possible speed invariant features” – In International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, Taylor and Francis Publisher, Volume 7, Issue 6, 2014, pp 1174-1193. 
3. S. Bhowmick, A. Nandy, P. Chakraborty, G. C. Nandi.: “A Speed Invariant Human Identification System using Gait Biometrics”In International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics, (IJCVR), InderScience Publishers, vol.4, Issue 1, pp.3-22, 2014.  
4. A. Nandy, S. Bhowmick, P. Chakraborty, G. C. Nandi.: “Gait Biometrics: An Approach to Speed Invariant Human Gait Analysis for Person Identification”- Proceedings of 2nd  International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving SocPros-2012 Jaipur in the proceeding of AISC Series of Springer, Vol. 236, pp.729-737, 2014. 
5. A. Nandy, A. Pathak. P. Chakraborty, G. C. Nandi: “Gait Identification using Component based Gait Energy Image Analysis”-Proceedings of  Int. Conf. on Signal propagation and Computer Technology (ICSPCT), Govt Engineering College, Ajmer, India – 12-13 July, 2014.  
6. Neha Baranwal, Neha Singh and G.C.Nandi, “Indian Sign Language Gesture Recognition Using Discrete Wavelet Packet Transform",  in the proceeding of IEEE International Conference on Signal Propagation and Computer Technology (ICSPCT 2014) Govt Engineering College, Ajmer, India–12-13 July,2014.
7.  Neha Baranwal, Neha Singh and G.C.Nandi, "Implementation of MFCC based Hand Gesture Recognition on HOAP-2 using WEBOTs Platform", Proceedings of  3rd IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2014).
8. Avinash Kumar singh, Piyush Joshi and G.C.Nandi, "Face Recognition with Liveness Detection using Eye and Mouth Movement", Proceedings of  IEEE International Conference on Signal Propagation and Computer Technology (ICSPCT 2014) Govt Engineering College, Ajmer, India–12-13July,2014.
9. Avinash Kumar singh, Arun Tyagi and G.C.Nandi, "Expression Invariant Fragmented Face Recognition", Proceedings of  IEEE International Conference on Signal Propagation and Computer Technology (ICSPCT 2014) Govt Engineering College, Ajmer, India – 12-13 July, 2014.
10. Avinash Kumar singh and G.C.Nandi, "A Real Time Parallel Component based Face Recognition for Human Robot Interaction", Proceedings of  7th IEEE International Conference on Contemporary computing (IC3 2014).
11. V.B. Semwal, A. Bhushan and G.C. Nandi- “Study of Humanoid Push Recovery Based on Experiments”, proceedings of International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics & Embedded System- CARE13, 2013- IIITDM Jabalpur.
12. V.B. Semwal, S.A.Katiyar, P.Chakarvarty and G.C. Nandi- “Biped Model Based on Human Gait Pattern Parameters for Sagittal Plane Movement”, Proceedings of International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics & Embedded System- CARE13,2013- IIITDM Jabalpur.
13. 
 Vijay K. Chaurasiya · Neeraj Jain · G.C. Nandi, 
A novel distance estimation approach for 3D localization in wireless sensor network using multi dimensional scaling, International Journal of Information Fusion 01/2014; 15(1):5 -18.DOI:10.1016/j.inffus.2013.06.003 · 3.68 Impact Factor.


M.Tech Thesis title and name of the students graduated during 2014-2015
1.    Dynamic Indian Sign Language Gesture Recognition ( Miss Kumud Tripathi)
2.    Robust and Accurate Feature Selection for Humanoid Locomotion and Classification using Deep Neural Network (Kaushik Mondal)
3.    Design of Vector Field for Hybrid Automata Based Biped Robot Model (Miss Akanksha Jindal)
4.    Modeling of Hamster wheel passive dynamic walker (Sarvesh Sonkar)
5.    Development of an Intelligent Face Recognition system for Social Robots (Akshay Singhai)
6.    Multi objective optimization problem in bipedal locomotion (Saurav Kumar)
M.Tech Thesis title and name of the students graduated during 2013-2014
1.Analysis of subsumption Architecure using Linear Time Variant Scheduler (Ankit)
2.Anthropomorphic Gait Generating Robust Control for Walking Bipedal Robots ( Shiv Ashutosh)
3.Wavelet Images Based Dynamic Hand Gestures Recognition and  Humanoid Robot Interaction (Akshay)
4. Energy Efficient Bipedal Robot ( Manish)
5. Static Hand Gesture Recognition by Humanoid Robots using Deep Learning (Varun)
6.Hand Gestures Recognition for Humanoid Robot Learning ( Neha)

Research Publications during 2012-2013

1.    Seema Mishra, G. C. Nandi,  “Hierarchy of Community and Link Analysis”, Proceedings of the 2nd  International conference on Intelligent Interactive Technologies and  Multimedia, Springer Communications in Computer and Information Science, Volume 276, 2013, pp 246-254.

2.    Avinash Kumar Singh, Piyush Joshi, G C Nandi, “Development of a Fuzzy Expert System based Liveliness Detection Scheme for Biometric  Authentication” published in the proceedings of  7th International  Conference on Image and Signal Processing (ICISP-2013),  Bangalore –India. Digital Library, pp. 96-103 October 2013.

3.      Seema Mishra, G C Nandi, “Link Mining Using Strength of Frequent Pattern of Interaction” in the proceedings of  International Conference on Advanced Computing,  Networking, and Informatics(ICACNI 2013), Springer AISC Central Institute of Technology, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.

4.      A. Nandy, P. Chakraborty, G. C. Nandi.: “Speed Invariant, Human Gait Based Recognition System for Video Surveillance Security” – 2nd  International Conference on Intelligent Interactive Technologies and Multimedia (IITM- 2013), IIIT-Allahabad in the proceeding of Springer CCIS Vol.  276, pp. 325-335, March 9 -11, 2013.

5.      S. Bhowmick, A. Nandy, P. Chakraborty, G. C. Nandi, “Gait Biometrics: A Vision Based Approach for Cloths Invariant Walking Pattern  Classification” – In the proceedings of International Conference on Signal Processing, Computing and Control (ICSPC-2013), IEEE- Xplore, Jaypee   University of Information Technology,  September 26-28, 2013.   

6.      A. Nandy, S. Bhowmick, P. Chakraborty, G. C. Nandi.: “Gait Biometrics: An Approach to Speed Invariant Human Gait Analysis for Person Identification”- In the proceedings of  2nd  International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving SocPros-2012 Jaipur in the proceeding of AISC Series of  Springer. 

7.      A. Nandy, S. Bhowmick, P. Chakraborty, G. C. Nandi, “A Sensor based technique for Speed Invariant Human Gait Classification” – International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics (ICACNI-2013), in the proceeding of Springer AISC series, Central Institute of Technology, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, June 12-14, 2013. 

8.      Avinash Kumar Singh, Piyush Joshi, G.C.Nandi, “Face Recognition with Liveliness Detection using Eye and Mouth Movement,” in the proceeding of 15th IEEE conference on advanced computing technologies (ICACT-2013). 

9.          Seema Mishra, G C Nandi “Link Mining- A Computer Vision and Pattern Mining Approach ”, 80(6): 41-47, 2013,  published by foundation of computer science, New York.

10.      Neha Baranwal, Ganesh Jaiswal, G.C.Nandi "A speech recognition technique using MFCC with DWT in isolated Hindi words"  in the Proceedings of International  conference on advance computing, networking and informatics (ICACNI 2013)(Springer).

11.      Neha Baranwal, Shweta Tripathi, G.C.Nandi "A Speaker Invariant Speech Recognition Technique Using HFCC Features in Isolated Hindi Words." “International Journal of Computational Intelligence Studies”  vol 3.No 4. 2014. Inder Science publisher 

13.      Shweta Tripathi, Neha Baranwal, G.C.Nandi " A MFCC Based Hindi Speech Recognition Technique Using HTK Toolkit" in the Proceedings of 2nd IEEE International conference on Image Information processing (ICIIP 2013)

 14.         Subhash Chandra Pandey, G C Nandi, Artificial endocrine system: a new paradigm of knowledge discovery, International journal of information acquisition, Volume 09, Issue 03n04,pp. 21, World Scientific,2013  DOI: 10.1142/S0219878913500150.

My Research Scholars Who Graduated during 2011-2012 and their  theses titles
Title of M.Tech Theses
  • Development of a Neural Network based Connectionist model for Humanoid Push Recovery ( Abha)
  • Development of Omni Directional Ankle Strategy for Humanoid Push Recovery Based on Interpolation (Shruti)
  • Development of Hardware Software Suite for Human Robot Interactions (Jainendra )
  • Development of Fuzzy Logic Based Humanoid Push Recovery using Ankle Strategy (Akash) 
  • Development of SMART- A Social Mobile Advanced Robot Testbed (Jitendra)
  • A Cloud Based Robot Localization Technique ( Faimy)
Title of Ph.D Theses who had already completed and awarded degrees:
  • Gesture Based Communication for Humanoid Robots (Dr Jayshankar Prasad, Assoc Prof, CS Department, MVN University, 2011)
  • Knowledge Discovery of Patterns in Temporal Databases for Humaoid Robot, HOAP-2 (Dr Mrs Upasna Singh, faculty at Army Institute of Technology, Pune, 2012)
  • Fusion strategies for minimizing sensing-level uncertainty in manipulator control ( Dr Mrs Debjani Mitra, faculty at ISM Dhanbad,2002)
  • Secure Mobile Agent Based Communication For Real Time Applications ( Dr Shasank Srivastava, faculty at  MNNIT, Allahabad 2014)
  • Design and Analysis of Protocols for Self Organized Wireless Sensor Network ( Dr Vijay Chaurasia,faculty at  IIIT-Allahabad, 2010)
  • Development of Bio-inspired Learning Algorithms for Knowledge Discovery ( Dr Subhash Chandra Pandey ( at Dr APJ Kalam TU, UP), faculty at BIT Mishra, 2016)
  • Knowledge Discovery in Dynamic Social Network ( Ms Seema Mishra, February,  2017)
  • On Effective Human-Robot Interactions Based on Recognition and Association ( Mr Avinash Singh, December, 2016)
  • Human Robot Interactions Using Multiple Modes ( Ms Neha Baranwal, February, 2017)

Ph.D scholars who have completed research and submitted their theses for Examination:

  • Development of Learning Based Computational Model for Bipedal Walking using Hybrid Automata ( Mr Vijay Bhaskar Semwal)
Number of Ph.D scholars who are currently ( as on 2017) working with me    5 (five).

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Publications during 2011-2012

A. Journal Publications

·     Blood sugar regularization based evolutionary algorithm for data classification, International Journal Applied Soft Computing 12 (2012) 2266–2273

Elsevier. (with S C Pandey)

A Central Pattern Generator  Based Nonlinear Controller to Simulate the Biped Locomotion of a Stable Human Gait Oscillation. International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol-2 Issue-2, 2011. (with four co-authors)

B. International Conference Publications

·         S Mondal, A Nandy, P Chakraborty, GC Nandi ,“Gait Based Personal Recognition System using Rotation Sensor” – In the proceeding of International Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences (CIS -2012), pp. 395-402, Vol. 3, No. 3, March 2012.  

·         A Nandy, S Mondal, L Rai, P Chakraborty, GC Nandi ,“A Study on Damping Profile for Prosthetic Knee” – In 1st International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2012) Chennai in the proceeding of ACM Digital Library, pp. 511-517

·         A Nandy, S Mondal, P Chakraborty, GC Nandi ,“Development of a Robust Microcontroller Based Intelligent Prosthetic Limb” – In 5th International Conference on Contemporary Computing (IC3-2012), Noida, In Springer CCIS 306, pp. 445-455, August 2012 . 

·S. Shahid, A.Nandy, S.Mondal, P. Chakraborty and G C Nandi, “A Study on Human Gait Analysis” – In 2nd International Conference on Computational Science, Engineering and Information Technology (CCSEIT-2012), Coimbatore in the proceeding of ACM Digital Library.

·         Seema Mishra, G.C. Nandi, CVDP: A Tool Based on a Social Network Analysis to Combating Virus Propagation” IEEE, International conference on communication, information and computing technology,18-20, October, Sardar Patel Institute of Technology,  Mumbai 2012.

·         Rajesh Doriya, Pavan Chakroborty, G. C Nandi, “Robot-Cloud: A Framework to assist Hetrogeneous Low Cost Robot”, IEEE, International conference on communication, information and computing technology, 18-20, October, Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Mumbai 2012.

·         Shashank Srivastava , Avinash Kumar Singh, G.C. Nandi, “ Inter Cipher Block Diffusion: A Novel Transformation for proposed parallel AES”, in the proceeding of Elsevier 2nd international conference on communication, computing and security to be held at NIT Rourkela from 6-8 October 2012.

·    Avinash Kumar Singh, G. C. Nandi, “ Face Recognition Using Facial Symmetry”, in the proceeding of ACM 2nd International Conference on Computational Science, Engineering and Information Technology (CCSEIT-2012), to be held at Avinashilingam University Coimbatore from 26-28 October 2012. 

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M.Tech students graduated  so far under my supervision  in the area of Robotics and AI- 46

Ph.D students graduated so far under my supervision -5 and 5  are in progress.

Earlier Publications

A. In referred Journals / Prestigious Institutional Technical reports/Book Chapters/International Conferences:

  • "Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks using Directional Antenna", V.K. Chaurasiya · R.L. Lavavanshi · Shekhar Verma · G.C. Nandi · A.K. Srivastava, Advance Computing Conference, 2009. IACC 2009. IEEE International; 04/2009.
  • "Development of Adaptive Modular Active Leg (AMAL) Using Bipedal Robotics Technology" In the Int Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Elsevier Publisher,Vol 57, issue 6-7,pp 603-616, June 2009.
  • "S-H Struct:An Affirmative  Advanced Method for Mining Frequent Patterns" in the Int Journal of Computer Sciences and Communication Technology, Vol.1, No.2, 2009.
  • "Mining Temporal Patterns for Humanoid Robot Using Pattern Growth Method", Lecture notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, Vol 5908/2009, Book "Rough sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining and Granular Computing", pp 352-360.ISBN: 978-3-642-10646-0, December, 2009.
  • "Efficacy of Gestures for communication among Humanoid Robots by Fuzzy Inference Method",In the Int. J.Computational Vision and Robotics, Vol.1,No.4, 2010.
  •  “Fusion strategies for minimizing sensing-level uncertainty in manipulator control”, International Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Springer Science, Vol.43,No.1:1-32, 2005.
  • "Fusion Approach to Stereo Vision Uncertainty", SPIE proceedings series, Vol.4731,pp.145-153, 2002.
  • “Development of a Sensor Fusion Strategy for Robotic Application based on Geometric Optimization”, Published in the Int. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, Vol. 35:171-191, 2002.
  •  “Dynamic Model of a Gyroscopic Wheel”, Technical report, Mechanical and Automation Engineering Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, No.CUHK-MAE-TR-97-1,1997.
  • “Mechanism of Actuation and Dynamic Balancing of a Single wheel Gyroscopically Stabilised Robot”, Technical report, Mechanical and Automation Engineering Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, No. CUHK-MAE-TR-97-2,1997.
  •  “Deflection Characteristics of some special configuration of snake type robots”, in the Int. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 12:145-153, 1995.
  •  “Finite Element Design of Manipulator Coupled Spacecraft for a research testbed”, in the Int. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 13: 75-91, 1995.
  • “Controlling the Equilibrium of Wall Climbing Robots”, in the Journal of Mechanics of Solid bodies No. 4., 58-70, 1992.(in Russian).
  •  “Mobile Robotic Complex for Cleaning”, in the Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems and Robotics , Vol. 4, 21-38, 1991.(in Russian).
  • “Design and development of a vacuum pedipulator”, Preprint, Institute for the Problems in Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1992.
  •  “A Microprocessor based robotic touch sensor”, in the Journal IIST, Vol.7, No.1-4, 1985.

B. In International Conference Proceedings

  • “Vacuum Pedipulator for Climbing Robots”, 23rd Int. Symp. On Industrial Robots (ISIR), October 1992, Barcelona, Spain.
  • “Task Oriented Optimum Posture determination for climbing robots”, 5th Topical Meeting on Robotics and Remote Handling, April 26-29, 1993, Tennessee, USA.
  • “Wall Climbing Robots for Waste Material Handling”, 9th Int. Conf. on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future, August 18-20, 1993, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
  • “Deflection Characteristics of Redundant Robots”, CARS & FOF’93, May 17-19, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1993.
  • “Robots for Cleaning and Decontamination of Building Construction”, 8th Int. Symp. On Automation and Robotics in Construction, 3-5 June, 1991, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • “Development of a Slip sensor for Robot End-Effectors”, 3rd Int. Conf. on CAPE (Computer Aided Production Engineering), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, June 1-3, 1988.
  • “Mercuric Iodide Detector for Mobile Robotic Application in Radioactive Decontamination Process”, 6th Topical Meeting on Robotics and Remote handling, February 5-10, 1995, Sandia National Laboratory, California, USA.
  • “Development of a slip sensor for robots”, 5th All Union Conf. on Robotics, Gelendrick, USSR, October 1990.
  •  “Development of a non contact type of slip sensor for Climbing Robots”, All Union Conf. on Intelligent Control System, UCY, Baku, 18-20, June 1991, USSR.
  •  “Navigating Mobile robots in Radioactive Decontamination Mission using Semiconductor Detectors (HgI2 based)”, 26th ISIR, 4-6 October 1995, Singapore Exhibition Center.
  •  “Finite Element Design of a Research Test bed for Manipulator Coupled Spacecraft”, 10 th Int. Conf. on CAD/CAM/Robotics and Factories of the Future, August 22-25, 1994, Ontario, CANADA
  •  “Analysis of actuation and Dynamic Balancing for a Single Wheel Robot”, 0-7803-4465-0/98 $10.00@IEEE
  •  “Dynamic Model of a Gyroscopic Wheel”, 0-7803-x-5/98 $10.00@IEEE.
  • “Task Capability Theory for Solving Inverse Sliding Problem of Industrial robots”, Proceedings of the int. Conf on intelligent Flexible Autonomous manufacturing Systems, IFAMS –2000, Tata Mc Graw-Hill Publishing Company Ltd. New Delhi.
  • “Development of a sensor integration strategy for robotic application based on Geometric optimization, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 4385, April, 2001
  • Techniques for Dynamic Damping Control in Prosthetic Knee for Stable Humanoid Gait, IEEE- IROS 2005 Workshop on Morphology, Control and Passive Dynamics, August 2nd , 2005, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  • Indiscernibility criterion based on rough sets in feature selection and detection of land mines, IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing, 25-27 July, 2005, Vol.2.
  • "Biologically Inspired CPG based above knee active prosthesis, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, September 22-28, 2008.
  • Traffic Based Clusturing in Wireless Sensor Network, IEEE  4th Int conference on WCSN-2008, Dec. 27-29,  IIIT-A,pp.83-88 of conf proceedings. 
  • Clustering Method Evaluation for Hidden Markov Model Based Real -Time Gesture Recognition, In the proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Advances in recent technologies on Communication and Computing,27-28 October , Kottayam, Kerala, India, 2009.
  • Gesture Based Music Generation- IEEE second International Conference on Engineering and Technology-ICETET-2009, pp 209-214,Nagpur, India , 16-18, December-2009.

C. In National Conferences

  • “Need for the Development of Sensory devices for Robot Grippers”, National Conference of Mechanical Engineering, MMM Engineering College, Gorakpur, Dec. 1987.
  • “Development of a Slip Sensor for Robot End-Effector”, NACOMM’87, Bombay VJTI.
  • “Development of an Execution level Controller for Obstacle avoidance and path planning for Climbing robot platform”, NACOMM-95, 20-21st January, 1996, CMERI, Durgapur.
  • “Application of Neural Network in Optimizing Process Parameters for sheet metal braze welding”, National Seminar on Weld Failures: Feb 2-3, 1996, Jadavpur University, Calcutta.
  • “Mobile Robot Navigation for Mine Development”, Proceed. Of National Seminar on Mining Machinery: Present state and future Development, ISM, Dhanbad, Nov. 1999.
  • “Gyroscopic Stabilisation and its application in Mobile Communication”, 11 th ISME Conf. 3-5 February, 1999.
  •  “Application of information fusion technology for mining & mineral industry” Third Indian conference on Computer Applications in Mineral Industry, ICCAMI-2001, 17-18 March , 2001, New Delhi.
D. List of Selective Publications between (2001-2009)
  • “Development of a Sensor Fusion Strategy for Robotic Application based on Geometric Optimization”, published in the Int. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, Vol. 35:171-191, 2002
  • “Fusion strategies for minimizing sensing-level uncertainty in manipulator control” – G.C Nandi and D. Mitra, International Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Springer Science, Netherlands,Vol.43,No.1:1-32, 2005.
  •  “Development of a sensor integration strategy for robotic application based on geometric optimization”, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 4385, April, 2001, Orlando, USA.
  • Genetic Algorithm based Classifier System for Landmine Detection” – Manish Saggar, G.C. Nandi, presented at International Conference on Intelligent Signal Processing & Robotics, held from 20th-23rd February 2004, at IIIT-Allahabad.
  • “Intrusion detection and control strategy using multiple Robots with distributed Artificial Intelligence & Co-operative Strategy” – Nitesh, G.C. Nandi, presented at International Conference on Intelligent Signal Processing & Robotics, held from 20 th-23rd February 2004, at IIIT-Allahabad.
  • “Solving inverse kinematics of manipulating robot using Soft Computing approach” – Navjot Singh & G.C. Nandi, presented at International Conference on Intelligent Signal Processing & Robotics, held from 20th-23rd February 2004, at IIIT- Allahabad.
  • “Development of ANN based hybrid classifiers for minimizing sensing level uncertainty in manipulator Control” – Debjani Mitra & G.C. Nandi, presented at International Conference on Intelligent Signal Processing & Robotics, held from 20 th-23rd February 2004 at IIIT-Allahabad.
  •  “FPGA Implementation of Encrypted Controller” by Dr. G.C. Nandi & Saket Malhotra presented at IEEE TENCON 2004 Conference, November 21st-24th 2004, at Chiang Mai, Thailand.
  •  “Mobile Intelligent Linux Robot (MILO)” – by Alok Rao, Satish Kumar, Amit Renu & Dr. G.C. Nandi, IEEE INDICON – IIT Kharagpur, Dec 20-22, 2004.
  •  Bio Inspired Control Methodology of Walking for Intelligent Prosthetic Knee - G C Nandi, Bhaskar Gupta, ICINCO 2006.
  •  A Microprocessor Based Software Controlled Prosthetic Leg - G C Nandi ( invited talk ), Natioonal seminar on Empowering Rural health through ICT, RGIIT Amethi, August 19-20, 2007
  • Techniques for Dynamic Damping Control in Above Knee Prosthesis - G C Nandi, Hemant Anand, Rachit Rastogi, 13th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms (NACOMM), IISc Bangalore, India, Dec 12-13, 2007.
  • "Biologically Inspired CPG based above knee active prosthesis", In the Proceedings of  IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, September 22-28, 2008, Nice, France, pp2368-2373.
  • Development of New structure for Frequent Pattern Mining, 3 rd International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies, Nov 8-9, 2008 APIIT, India.
  • Knowledge Discovery for Mining Patterns in Spatio Temporal Databases, Presented in XXVIII INCA, International Congress on Collaborative Mapping and Space Technology, Gandhi Nagar, Gujrat, Nov.4-6, 2008.
  • A Novel approach for Recognition of Human Faces, 3 rd International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies, Nov 8-9, 2008 APIIT, India.
  • "Localisation in Wireless Sensor Networks using Directional Antenna", Advance Computing Conference,.IACC-2009,IEEE International conference proceedings,pp.131-134,6-7 March-2009.
  • Clustering Method Evaluation for Hidden Markov Model Based Real -Time Gesture Recognition, In the proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Advances in recent technologies on Communication and Computing,27-28 October , Kottayam, Kerala, India, 2009.
  • Gesture Based Music Generation- IEEE second International Conference on Engineering and Technology-ICETET-2009, pp 209-214,Nagpur, India , 16-18, December-2009.

E. Project work done under my supervision :

  •  Picture Classification using Robotic Vision in the domain of chemistry lab objects.
  • Self Navigating Rover – Mobile Robot Navigation in Unknown Environment.
  • Carnivore Web Clusterizer – A Softbot approach to Intelligent Information Retrieval from the web.
  • Algorithm Design and Implementation for Optimal Path Planning and Navigation for autonomous mobile robot.  Implementation of a Real-Time Algorithm for Obstacle Avoidance.
  •  Stereoscopic distance calculation.
  • Path Planning with Real Time Obstacle Avoidance.
  •  Design and implementation of a classification system based on soft computing and statistical approaches.
  • System Administration Utilities – a mobile agents approach
  • Use of soft computing techniques for explosive detection.
  • Network Intrusion Detection System & Port Scanning.
  •  Connectiva – A Cross-platform Remote Desktop Connection
  • . Multimodal Human Computer Interaction
  •  Facial Image Analysis using Soft Computing Techniques.

F. Current Research Activities :

  •  Development of AMAL (Adaptive Modular Active Leg)
  • Developing technology for gesture based communication.
  • Developing new structures for Temporal Data Mining

G. Title of My M.S. thesis

Development of a slip sensor for Robot End-Effectors, submitted and defended  in the Production Engineering Deptt, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, 1987, India.

H. Title of My Ph.D. thesis

Controlling the Equilibrium of Vertical wall Climbing Robots, Submitted and defended in the Scientific Council - D.002.87.01, Institute for the Problems in Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1992,


Important Conferences/Seminars attended:

  • All Union Conference on Intelligent Control System, UCY, Baku, June 18-20, 1991, USSR. Presented a paper titled “ Development of a non contact type slip sensor for climbing robots”.
  • 8th International Conference on Theoretical Mechanics, May 15-18, 1990, Institute for the Problems in Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow attended as delegate only).
  • 5th All Union Conference on Robotics, October. 15-17, Gelendrick, USSR. Presented a paper titled “Development of a LASER based slip sensor for climbing robot Pedipulator”.
  • Third world congress in Computational Mechanics, June 1990, Stuttgart University, Germany (attended as delegate only).
  • 8th Int. Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, June 3-5, 1991, Stuttgart, Germany, Presented a paper titled “ Robots for cleaning and decontamination of building construction”.
  • 22nd Int. Symposium on Industrial Robots (ISIR), October 1992, Barcelona, Spain. Presented a paper titled “ Vacuum Pedipulator for Climbing Robots”.
  • 9th Int. Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the future, August 18-20, 1993, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Presented a paper titled “Wall Climbing Robots for waste material Handling”.
  • 5th Topical Meeting on Robotics and Remote Handling, April 26-29, 1993, Tennessee, USA, Presented a paper titled “ Task Oriented Optimum Posture Determination for Climbing Robot”.
  • 6th Topical Meeting on Robotics and Remote Handling, February 5-8,1995, Sandia National Laboratory. California, USA. Presented a paper titled “ Mercuric Iodide Detector for Mobile Robotic Application in Radio active decontamination Process”.
  • 10th Int. Conf. On CAD/CAM/Robotics and Factories of the Future, August 22-25, 1994, Ontario, CANADA, Presented a paper titled “Finite Element Design of a Research Test bed for Manipulator Coupled Space craft”.
  •  SPIE’s International Symposium on Sensor Fusion: Architecture & Algorithm 18-20 April, 2001, Orlando, USA and presented a paper titled “Development of a sensor integration strategy for robotic application based on geometric optimization”.
  • IEEE/RSJ conference (IROS-2008), September 22-28, 2008, at Nice, France.
List of  projects brought and 
Involvement in funded research Projects:
       
In USA (1994-1995)

• From US DOE for research in the area of developing a Mercuric Iodide based semiconductor detector for mobile robots deployed in a radioactive decontamination mission. Project completed. 
• From Ford Motor Co., Detroit, for research in the area of optimizing process parameters for sheet metal braze welding using neural network. Project completed. 

In India (1995-2014) 
Brought funding from funding agencies like:
  • AICTE for developing a precision pointing technology for high data rate telemetry (1995-1998). Project completed, 
  • MHRD for developing sensor fusion strategies for robotic applications.(1999-2001)
  • Two MHRD funding in 2003 for the duration of 2003-2006. 
  • A mega project titled ” Development of Prosthetic and Physiotherapy devices under IRCB”, (Rs 1.7 crores= half million US $) sanctioned in  May 2005-2008.
  •  From Swiss Science Foundation & DST, Govt of India , 2007-2009 for collaborative research on Central Pattern Generator based control for biped locomotion.
Funding brought  from external agencies for conducting other  outreach projects:
Organized PAC Meeting of the Expert Committee-USERS March 20, 2012- with DST funding Rs 10 Lakhs.
Organized DST-PAC Meeting in the area of Robotics, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at IIIT-A during 4-5 October , 2013.DST Funding Rs 12 Lakhs.
Organized a workshop on Soft Computing from 15-19 May, 2007, DST funding received 10 lakhs. Other sponsorers – Microsoft, DRDO.
Organized a Summer school on Robotics from June 7 -13, 2014, DST funding Rs 10 lakhs. Other sponsorers –Microsoft, Nugenix, National Instruments.

List of selected Invited talks delivered/participated in academic outreach activities :
  • September, 1997, The MAE Department, The Chinese University at Hong Kong. On Single wheel Gyroscopically stabilized robot-GYROVER.
  • July, 2004, The Institute for the Problems in Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.Russia,  Issues on biped locomotion control and its applications for human prosthesis.
  • July, 2007, School of Computer Science, Biologically Inspired Robotics Group, EPFL University, Switzerland,  On CPG based control of bipedal Robots.
  • Delivered a five lecture series during 2007-2009, at ALIMCO (Artificial Limb Manufacturing Corporation), Kanpur during the Technology Development of AMAL (Adaptive Modular Active Leg).
  • September, 2008, DST-PAC (Department of Science and Technology, A Govt. Of India funding Agency,  Program Advisory Committee) meeting, IIT, Kharagpur, India, on Biologically Inspired CPG controlled prosthesis design.
  • April, 2010, IIT, Bombay during annual Tech- Festival of Mechanical Engineering Department, on Robotic Control System Design under Reactive Paradigm.
  • November, 2010, Computer Science and Engineering department, SUNY, Buffalo, USA, on Effective Human-Robot- Interactions.
  • May, 2011, Computer Science and Engineering Department , OHIO State University, USA on biped locomotion of Humanoid robot 
  • September 18, 2011, Delivered an invited  lecture under the banner of ACM, IIIT-A Chapter on Human- Robot Interactions with special reference to Push Recovery.
  • July 5-7, 2012, Delivered an invited lecture on "Human Robot Interactions:issues and future challenges" in  an International Workshop on "Advances in Robotics" at IIT,Delhi
  • Delivered a Keynote lecture on "Future Trends on Development of Intelligent Robots" in the International Conference on "Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing" AISC - 2012 from 7-9 December 2012, organized by IIT, BHU, Varanasi.
  • Delivered a talk on Biped Locomotion Control with reference to Push Recovery of Humanoid Robots at the 6th India-Korea Joint Workshop on Robotics, October 30-31, 2013, Juju, The republic of Korea.
  • Delivered an invited talk on   Locomotion Control of Biped Humanoids, IIT, Indore, 16th December, 2013.
  • Delivered a talk on Neuro- Fuzzy computing at Bharat Electrionics Limited , Ghaziabad, New Delhi, October 18, 2014. 
  • Took active part in deliberation of lecture on ICRA-2015 Workshop of IEEE RAS Chairpersons, May 26-30, 2015, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  • Delivered Key note address on “Challenges of bringing Humanoid Robots  in a real world environment” in the UPCON-2015, December 4-6, 2015, IIIT-Allahabad.
  • Invited by Microsoft Research India to join a select group of academicians in representing India at the Faculty Summit at Redmond, WA USA,  July 13-16, 2016.
  • Delivered  Key note lecture on "Biped Locomotion- Challenges and Issues" at the second SERB School on Robotics, organized during 14th  to 19 th November 2016 at IIT, Madras.
  • Delivered a Key note lecture on "Robotics-State of the Art" at the IEEE International Conference on Advances in Mechanical, Industrial, Automation and Management Systems ( AMIAMS-2017), February 3-5, 2017. MNNIT, Allahabad, India
  • Delivered a talk on Robotics Research as going on at IIIT-Allahabad, National Institute of Technical Teacher Training and Research, February 20, 2017.
  • Delivered an invited talk on Robotics on March 8, 2017, at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Lucknow to inaugurate TSC's DRONE DIKSHA initiative on webnair with more than 1600 participants on the web and near about 100 in house participants.
  • Delivered a keynote lecture on Human -Robot Interactions on March 17, 2017 in  IEEE Computer Society of India Symposium (CSIS) 2017.
  • Delivered a talk titled " Solving biped locomotion challenges using Computational Theoretic Approach" in Indo-Korea joint workshop on Robotics, March 22-23, 2017, IIT Delhi.
 


    
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