Man cannot discover new oceans until he has courage to lose sight of the shore - Anon 

Dr. Sanjay Singh
M Tech, Ph D, SMIEEE
Scientist, Cognitive Computing Group, Cyber Physical Systems Area
CSIR - Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CEERI)
(Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India)
Pilani - 333031, Rajasthan, India.
Phone No.: +91-1596-252214(O) / +91-1596-242294(F)
Email: sanjay.csirceeri@gmail.com / sanjay@ceeri.res.in

Areas of Research Interest

  • Computer Vision Algorithms
  • Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Algorithms
  • VLSI Architectures for Image & VIdeo Processing Algorithms
  • Prototyping with FPGAs
  • Digital VLSI Design Methodologies
  • FPGA based Embedded System Design

Experience

    Research
  • Scientist - C (Sept, 2011 - Present) @ IC Design Group, CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, India
  • Scientist Fellow (Feb., 2009 - Sept, 2011) @ IC Design Group, CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, India
  • Senior Project Fellow (Nov., 2007 - Feb., 2009) @ IC Design Group, CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, India
    Teaching
  • Adjunct Faculty (Aug, 2012 - Present) @ Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR), India

Academic Details

  • Ph. D. (2015)
    • Research Area: VLSI Design for Computer Vision 
    • Thesis Title: Hardware Accelerators for Automated Video Surveillance Systems
    • Supervisors: Dr. Chandra Shekhar, Distinguished Scientist & Former Director (From 2003-2015), CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, India and Dr. Anil Vohra, Professor, Electronic Science Dept., Dean Academic Affairs, Dean R&D, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India.
    • University: CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute, Pilani, India (Degree Awarded by Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India).
  • M. Tech. (2007)
    • In Microelectronics & VLSI Design
    • Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India
    • First Position in University (Gold Medal)
  • M. Sc. (2005)
    • In Electronics (Microelectronics & VLSI Design)
    • Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India
    • First Position in University (Gold Medal)
  • B. Sc. (2003)
    • In Electronics and Computer Science
    • Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India.
    • First Position in College
    • Fourth Position in University in overall Science Stream (Total 110 colleges under University)


Awards / Honors / Scholarships

  • Best Project Award at National Level for Ph.D. Thesis Work in ISSRD-Engineering Students Innovation Challenge (ESIC-2017), January 2017.
  • Skoch Transformation Innovation Award for Smart Camera System Technology, December 15, 2016
  • Skoch Order-of-Merit Award (For Being Selected in Best 100 Projects in India) for Smart Camera System Technology, December 15, 2016
  • Young Scientist Award, Venus International Research Awards 2016, Venus International Foundation, December 03, 2016 
  • IEEE Senior Membership Elevation, February, 2016
  • Biography Published in Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Published by Marquis Who'sWho Publications, USA, 2016
  • Biography published in Who's Who in the World, published by Marquis Who'sWho Publications, USA, 2013
  • CSIR Scientist Fellowship (2009-2011)
  • National Merit Scholarship (2003-04, 2004-05)
  • University Merit Scholarship (2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03)
  • National Level Educational Scholarship from Indian Defense Educational Society (1997-98, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07)
  • Merit Certificate from Indian Defense Educational Society during M. Tech. (2005-06, 2006-07)
  • Gold Medal for First Position in University in M. Tech.
  • Gold Medal for First Position in University in M. Sc. Honored by Governor of Haryana, A. R. Kidwai
  • Second Position in State Level Electronics Quiz Contest, M.L.N. College, Yamunanagar. India. February 10, 2003
  • First Position in Project Section in IT Mela, D.N. College, Hisar, India. January 28, 2003
  • 100% marks in one paper of Mathematics in B. Sc. – II
  • Merit Certificate for Meritious Position (In Top 10) in University during B. Sc. (2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03) from Higher Education Department, Haryana
  • Merit Certificate for First Position in College during B. Sc. (2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03)
  • Merit Certificate for Meritious Position in 10th from Haryana Development Authority, Narnaul, India

Professional Associations

  • Senior Member, IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), USA (February 2016 - Present)
  • Member, IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), USA (January 2011 - January 2016)
  • Member, IACSIT (International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology), Singapore (October 2010 - Present)
  • Member, IAENG (International Association of Engineers), Hong Kong (November 2010 - Present)
  • Member, IDES (Institute of Doctors Engineers and Scientists) (January 2014 - Present)
  • Member, SSI (Semiconductor Society of India) (August 2013 - Present)

Reviewer/ Technical Program Committee (TPC) Member

  • Reviewer and TPC Member, IEEE Sponsored 5th International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, September 21-24, 2016.
  • Reviewer and TPC Member, IEEE Sponsored Symposium on Emerging Topics in Computing and Communications (SETCAC'15),  Trivandrum, Kerala, India, December 16-19, 2015.
  • Reviewer and TPC Member, Springer Sponsored Second International Symposium on Signal Processing and Intelligent Recognition Systems (SIRS), Trivandrum, Kerala, India, December 16-19, 2015.
  • Reviewer and TPC Member, IEEE Sponsored International Conference on Computing and Network Communications (CoCoNet), Trivandrum, Kerala, India, December 16-19, 2015.
  • Reviewer. IEEE Sponsored International Conference on Applied and Theoretical Computing and Communication Technology (ICATCCT), Davangere, Karnataka, India, October 29-31, 2015.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Sponsored International Conference on Green Computing and Internet of Things (ICGCIoT), Greater Noida, India, October 8-10, 2015.
  • Reviewer and TPC Member, IEEE Sponsored 4th International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), Kochi, Kerala, India, August 10-13, 2015.
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, Springer Publisher, March 2015.
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Electronics (SCI Indexed Journal), Taylor and Francis Publisher, January 2015.
  • Reviewer, British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, April 2014.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Sponsored International Conference on Advanced Electronic Systems (ICAES), CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, India, September 21-23, 2013.
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Computer and Communication Engineering, November 2012.
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Information and Electronics Engineering, February 2012.

Honors

  • Chief Guest, Science Exhibition (120 Projects), Yaduvanshi Shiksha Niketan, Narnaul, Haryana, India, September 15, 2014.
  • Special Guest and Project Evaluator, Science Exhibition (60 Projects), JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, India, January 09, 2015.
  • Chief Guest, Engineer's Day, Yaduvanshi College of Engineering and Technology, Narnaul, Haryana, India, September 15, 2014.
  • Chief Guest, Annual Function, Yaduvanshi Senior Secondary School, Narnaul, Haryana, India, September 2012.

Administration
  • Member, CSIR-CEERI Purchase Committee (June 2015 - Present).
  • Member, CSIR-CEERI Project Fellow (PF) and Senior Project Fellow (SPF) Selection Committee (February 2013 - Present).
  • Member, CEERI Senior Secondary School Management Committee (November 2013 - Present).
  • Member, Fact Finding Committee constituted by management committee of CEERI Educational Society (April, 2013 - August, 2013).
  • Member, Organizing Committee for 43rd Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Memorial Tournament (SSBMT), CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, India (March 22-24, 2012).

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance