Faculty Achievements

Year 2021
Prof Minal Bhise Prof Minal Bhise along with Mr Mayank Patel and Mr NItish Yadav received Best Paper Award in (Network and Computing Technologies Track) at the Fourth FTNCT,November 2021, India for the research paper entitled “Workload Aware Cost based Raw Data Query Processing for Big Data Storage Resources”.
Prof Manish Khare Professor Manish Khare received the Best Special Session Award in the 13th Asian Conference on Intelligent Information and Database Systems (ACIIDS 2021), 07-09 April 2021, Phuket, Thailand. The title of the session was 'Special Session on Computational Imaging and Vision (CIV 2021).'
Prof Hemant Patil Professor Hemant Patil has been appointed as Associate Editor of IEEE Signal Processing Magazine- Columns and Forum. He is part of a small group of Associate Editors who are from reputed Universities and Research Institutions around the world.
Prof Bhaskar Chaudhury The National Supercomputing Mission has sanctioned a two year research project titled as 'Computational Investigations of Instability-driven Transport in low Temperature Magnetized Plasma Discharges using massively parallel 2D-3v PIC-MCC Simulations.' Professor Bhaskar Chaudhury is the Project Investigator.
Prof Ahlad Kumar and Prof Priyanka Singh Gujarat Council on Science & Technology (GUJCOST) has sanctioned two research projects of two-year duration titled as 'Design and Implementation of a visibility improvement model for haze removal in images acquired from real time CCTV cameras' and 'A Forensic tool for Land Revenue Documents Forgery Detection.' The investigators are Professors Ahlad Kumar and Priyanka Singh respectively.
Prof Avik Hati Azure Knowledge Corporation, Ahmedabad, a private sector company with whom Institute has a Memorandum of Understanding awarded a consultancy project titled as 'Duplicate Object Identification from Video Data' to Professor Avik Hati.
Year 2020
Prof. Hemant A. Patil ISCA Distinguished Lecturer 2020-2022, Prof. Hemant A. Patil to Deliver Keynote address (ISCA DL) on GANs, IALP 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Please find the conference program here
Prof Manish Khare Prof Manish Khare has been invited to serve as Guest Editor for two Special Issues of the Journal 'Multimedia Tools and Applications' on 'Machine Vision Theory and Applications for Cyber-Physical Systems' and 'Machine Vision Theory and Application for Cyper-Physical Systems.'
Prof Sanjeev Gupta A new research project was sanctioned under Prof Sanjeev Gupta and Prof Yash Vasavada by SAC-ISRO, titled "Adaptive Beam Forming for Mitigation of Interference and Jamming at the Ground Terminal of Global Navigational Satellite Systems (GNSS)".
Prof Bhaskar Chaudhury Prof Bhaskar Chaudhury (DA-IICT, India) along with Prof. Matthias Ehrhardt (University of Wuppertal, Germany) and Prof Vrushali Bokil (Oregon State University, USA) edited a special issue titled "Finite Difference Methods: Recent Developments and Applications in Computational Science" in Elsevier Journal of Computational Science (2020).
Prof Yash Vasavada Prof Yash Vasavada launched a new research lab called CSPMI (Communication, Signal Processing, and Machine Intelligence) Lab with ISRO funding support of INR 1.25 Crore. This Lab has five on-going research projects with five faculty members as the Pis/Co-Pis and eight JRFs, including five M.Tech students and one PhD Scholar.
Year 2019
Prof. Hemant Patil Joint Collaboration Between DA-IICT Gandhinagar and Samsung R&D Institute, Bangalore (SRI-B)
Prof. Hemant A. Patil was invited by Samsung R&D Institute, Bangalore (SRI-B) to spend Sabbatical Leave during May-Aug. 2019 along with three PhD students, namely, Mr. Nirmesh J. Shah, Ms. Madhu R. Kamble, and Mr. Ankur T. Patil, of Speech Research Lab @ DA-IICT. In addition, Prof. Patil took initiative in supervising 05 summer interns (from IIT Hyderabad, IIT BHU, Jadavpur University, IIIT Hyderabad, and Delhi Technological University) of SRI-B. Prof. Patil delivered prestigious Samsung wide tech talk on Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) for Speech Technology, and other four advanced research-based talks of mutual research interest at SRI-B. Prof. Patil and his team worked very closely with Dr. Vikram Vij (Vice President, Voice Intelligence Group, SRI-B) and other colleagues at SRI-B. This resulted in synergistic and long term collaboration between DA-IICT faculty and students and top notch scientists of SRI-B. We wish Prof. Patil and his team all success for continued future collaboration with SRI-B.
Prof. Hemant Patil Prof. Hemant Patil is elected as ISCA Distinguished Lecturer for the year 2020-21
Year 2018
Prof Minal Bhise Prof Minal Bhise along with Ms Ruchita Shah and Ms Ami Pandat received Best Paper Award at IEEE WIECON-ECE 2018, Pattaya, Thailand for the research paper entitled “Query Processing Framework for Streaming Sensor Data".
Prof Saurabh Tiwari Prof Saurabh Tiwari received Best Paper Award in (Software Engineering in Practice (SEIP) Track) 25th Asia Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC 2018), December 4-7, 2018 for the research paper entitled “Adopting MBSE in Construction Equipment Industry: An Experience Report”.
Prof K.S. Dasgupta The Government of Gujarat conferred.
The “Best University in Innovation” award by Government of Gujarat conferred on DA-IICT at the National Student Start-up & Innovation Summit held on 5th October, 2017 at Ahmedabad. Prof K.S. Dasgupta, Director, DA-IICT received the award from Shri Bhupendrasinh Manubha Chudasama, Minister, Education (Primary, Secondary and Adult), Higher and Technical Education, Revenue, Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Gujarat.
Year 2017
Prof Hemant Patil ‘Distinguished faculty’ award by the Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association, 2017.
Year 2016
Prof. Saurabh Tiwari Early career research award from Science and Engineering Research Board, Government of India, 2016.
Year 2014
Prof Ganesh Devy Literature and Education, Padmashri Award 2014. The Padma Shri award, the nation’s civilian award for literature and education, was given to Professor Ganesh Devy on 26 January 2014. The award is conferred in recognition of his work on education of de-notified and nomadic tribes and on dying-out Indian languages. The ˜Padma Shri’ follows several other awards that he has received, including the Sahitya Akademi Award for a publication of original analysis of literacy criticism in India titled ‘After Amnesia’, SAARC Writers Foundation Award for his work on de-notified tribals and reputed Prince Claus Award by the Prince Clause Fund for his work for the conservation of the history, languages and views of oppressed communities in Gujarat. Civilian Honour of Padmashri, in the field of Literature and Education, 26 January, 2014.
Prof Bhaskar Chaudhury & Prof Mukesh Tiwari Parallel and Distributed Computing. National Science Foundation, USA, IEE-TCPP CDER Early Adopter Award, 2014.
Prof. Aditi Nath Sarkar Member, Governing Council, Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute (SRFTI) Kolkata
Prof. Manik Lal Das Secretary, IEEE Gujarat Section
Prof. Nagaraj Ramrao Chief Guest in ISTE Approved Faculty Development Programme on ‘Developing Excellence in Academic & Research Leadership’ at Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University
Year 2013
Prof Manjunath V. Joshi Best Paper Award, “Image Denoising Using Redundant Finer Directional Wavelet Transform,” National Conference on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and Graphics, Jodhpur, India, 18-21 December, 2013
Year 2012
Prof Ranendu Ghosh Team Excellence Award by Indian Space Research Organisation, Government of India, Department of Space, In recognition of his contribution to the “Village Resource Centre (VRC) Programme”
Prof Prabhat Ranjan Science and Technology. Bihar Gaurav Samman 2012
NCPEDP-Mphasis Universal Design Award, 2012. Bihar Gaurav Samman given by Mr. Narendra Modi, CM, Gujarat during Bihar Shatabdi Samaroh on 29 July, 2012 for contribution to Science and Technology
Prof Anil Roy Management. IEE MGA Leadership Award, 2012.
Prof. Sanjay Chaudhary Gujarat Sahitya Academy has awarded second prize to the book ‘Girnar’ under ‘Essays and Travelogue’ category.
Prof Mehul Raval Asia Pacific Outstanding Student Branch Counselor Award towards leading IEEE DA-IICT SB by IEEE Region, 10 November, 2012
Dr TS Kumbar Information Science. Management Libraries Network Best Librarian Award, 2012, HP Innovate, 2009.
Year 2011
Prof Ganesh Devy Linguapax Award 2011 for Safeguarding Language Diversity, Barcelona, 31st May, 2011
Year 2010
Prof Tridip Suhrud Literature, Central Sahitya Academy Award, 2010.
Year 2009
Prof Ganesh Devy Haemony Silver Award 2009
Prof TS & Kumbar Prabhat Ranjan HP Innovate, 2009.
Prof Sanjay Chaudhary Gujarat Sahitya Academy Award, 2009
Year 2008
Prof Sanjay Chaudhary Information Technology & Travelogue. Microsoft High Performance Scholar Progam Award, 2008.
Year 2007
Prof Ganesh Devy Maharashtra Sahitya Award 2007
Prof Manjunath Joshi Information Technology. Dr Vikram Sarabhai Award 2007.
Year 2006
Prof Ganesh Devy Maharashtra Literature and Cultural Award 2006
Year 2005
Prof R.B. Lenin Mathematics. Wolfowitz Prize, 2005.
Year 2003
Prof Ganesh Devy Prince Clause Award, Netherlands, 2003.
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