Convenor:


Phaneendra K. Yalavarthy, Ph.D. (Dartmouth College, USA).

Professor.


Phaneendra K. Yalavarthy joined Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in December 2008 as an Assistant professor in the supercomputer education and research centre. He currently works as an Professor of Department of Computational and Data Sciences at IISc. Prior to which, he worked as a post-doctoral research associate in the Division of Medical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine at St. Louis, USA. He received Ph.D. in biomedical computation from Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, USA in 2007. He is the convener of Medical Imaging Group (MIG).

Post-Doctoral Fellows:


Dr. Raji S. Mathew, Ph.D. (IIIT-Kerala)

C. V. Raman Post-doctoral Fellow


Students:


P. Naveen M.S. (IIT, Tirupati)

Ph.D. Student (Prime Minister's Research Fellow)

Naveen joined the group as a Ph.D. student in August 2019. He worked on Deep Learning for computer vision applications & received his Master's degree from IIT Tirupati in July 2019. He also received B.E. in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam in 2016.

Venkatesh Vaddadi M.Tech. (University of Hyderabad)

Ph.D. Student

Venkatesh joined the group as a Ph.D. student in Jan 2020. He received his Master's degree from University of Hyderabad in July 2019.


Hariharan Ravishankar M.Tech. (IIT, Madras)

ERP Ph.D. Student

Hariharan works as Senior Scientist, in Wipro GE Healthcare, Bangalore as part of the advanced technology group (ATG). He completed M.Tech. from Electrical Engineering department of IIT, Madras in 2010. He is an external registration program PhD student of the group, started with MIG in October 2020. He also received B.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai in 2008.


Karan R. Gujarati

M.Tech. (Computational and Data Science) Student (Aug 2021 - )
GE Healthcare M.Tech. Fellowship Awardee

Arijit K. Mishra

M.Tech. (Computational and Data Science) Student (Aug 2021 - )
GE Healthcare M.Tech. Fellowship Awardee

Varun Kaushik

M.Tech. (Computational and Data Science) Student (Aug 2021 - )
Siemens Healthineers – M.Tech. (CDS) Fellowship Awardee


Research Staff:

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Visitors:

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Alumni:


Ph.D. Students

Aditya Rastogi, Ph.D. Student (Aug 2018 - Feb 2022)

B.Tech. (DTU, New Delhi)

Thesis Title: Development of Novel Deep Learning Methods for Fast-MRI: Anatomical Image Reconstruction to Quantitative Imaging
Current Position: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg (UKHD), Germany


Navchetan Awasthi, Ph.D. Student (Aug 2016 - Dec 2018)

M.Tech. (IISc, Bangalore)
Thesis Title: Vector Extrapolation and Guided Filtering Methods for Improving Photoacoustic and Microscopic Images [Awarded Best Ph.D. thesis Medal- 2021]
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Sreedevi GuttaPh.D. Student (Jan 2015 - Jan 2018)

B.Tech. (PVPSIT, Vijayawada)
Thesis Title: Improving photoacoustic imaging with model compensating and deep learning methods [TCS Ph.D. Fellowship]
[Awarded Best Ph.D. thesis Citation - 2018]
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Computer Science, California State University, USA.


Manish Bhatt, Ph.D. Student (Aug 2013 - Aug 2016)

B.Tech. (NIT, Hamirpur)

Thesis Title: Toward Computationally efficient models for near-infrared and photoacoustic tomographic imaging
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, IIT-Guwahati.


Yamuna N. Swamy, Ph.D. Student (Jan 2010 - Dec 2016)

M.E. (UVCE, Bangalore)

Thesis Title: Studies on Kernel Based Edge Detection and Hyper Parameter Selection in Image Restoration and Diffuse Optical Image Reconstruction.
Current Position: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, ICTS, Bangalore

B. Calvin Shaw, Ph.D. Student (October 2012 - September 2014)

M.Sc. (Engg.) (IISc)

Thesis Title: Development of Sparse Recovery based Optimized Diffuse Optical and Photoacoustic Image Reconstruction Methods. [SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship for the year 2014]
[Awarded Best Ph.D. thesis Citation - 2015]
M.Sc. (Engg.) Student (August 2011 - September 2012)
Thesis Title: Development of Novel Reconstruction Methods based on L1-minimization for Near Infrared Diffuse Optical Tomography. [Awarded Best M.Sc. (Engg.) thesis Citation - 2013]
Current Position: Acoustics Transducer Lead, Facebook Reality Labs, USA.

Jaya Prakash, Ph.D. Student (November 2012 - April 2014)

M.Sc. (Engg.) (IISc)

Thesis Title: Development of next generation image reconstruction algorithms for diffuse optical and photoacoustic tomography. [Microsoft Research India PhD Fellowship; SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship for the year 2013]
[Awarded Best Ph.D. thesis Medal - 2015]
M.Sc. (Engg.) Student (August 2011 - October 2012)
Thesis Title: Automated Selection of Hyper-Parameters in Diffuse Optical Tomographic Image Reconstruction.
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Instrumentation and Applied Physics, IISc, Bangalore

Ravi Prasad K. J., Ph.D. Student (Aug 2009 - Mar 2013)

M.Sc. (IIT, Delhi)

Thesis Title: Development of efficient computational methods for better estimation of optical properties in diffuse optical tomography.
Current Position: Associate Professor, National Institute of Technology, Goa

Master's Students

B.E. (Osmania University, Hyderabad)

Thesis Title: Development and Validation of Analytical Models for Diffuse Fluorescence Spectroscopy/Imaging in Regular Geometries. [Awarded Best M.Sc. (Engg.) Thesis Medal - 2013]
  • Dween Rabius Sanny, M.Tech. (Research) Student (Aug 2016 - Aug 2018)

B.Tech. (NIT, Silchar)
Thesis Title: Development of Advanced Regularization Methods to Improve Photoacoustic Tomography [Awarded Best M.Tech. (Research) thesis Citation - 2021]
  • Tanmoy Mahajan, M.Tech. Student (August 2014- June 2016)

  • Sumit Sharma, M.Tech. Student (Aug 2016 - June 2018)

  • Biplab Kumar Pradhan, M.Tech. Student (Aug 2016 - June 2018)

  • Rohit Pardasani, M.Tech. Student (Aug 2017 - June 2019)

GE Healthcare M.Tech. Fellowship Awardee
  • Megha Goel, M.Tech. Student (Aug 2017 - June 2019)

  • Ocima Kamboj, M.Tech. Student (Aug 2018 - June 2020)

  • Somil Jain, M.Tech. Student (Aug 2018 - June 2020)

GE Healthcare M.Tech. Fellowship Awardee

Ricoh M.Tech. Fellowship Awardee
  • Rahul John Roy, M.Tech. Student (Aug 2019 - June 2021)

GE Healthcare M.Tech. Fellowship Awardee
  • Karan Harkishan Jeswani, M.Tech. Student (Aug 2019 - June 2021)

  • Avishek Shaw, M.Tech. Student (Aug 2019 - June 2021)

  • Arindam Dutta, M.Tech. (Research) Student (Aug 2019 - August 2021)

B.Tech. (NIT, Durgapur)
Thesis Title: Novel Deep Learning Methods for Improving Low-Dose Computed Tomography Perfusion Imaging of Brain.
  • Utkarsh Gupta, M.Tech. (Research) Student (Aug 2019 - July 2021)

B.Tech. (FGIET, Raebareli)
Thesis Title: Development of Fully Data Driven Novel Methods for improving the micro-Computed Tomography Image Quality for Digital Rock.
  • Rahul Wankhede, M.Tech. (Research) Student (Aug 2019 - April 2022)

B.Tech. (IIT-B, 2017)
Thesis Title: Accelerating Estimation of Perfusion Maps in Contrast X-ray Computed Tomography Using Many Core GPU and CPUs.
  • Rahul Kumar Dev, M.Tech. Student (Aug 2020 - June 2022)

GE Healthcare M.Tech. Fellowship Awardee.