Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
14D/2D, Naktala Road
Kolkata, West Bengal, India. PIN – 700 047
Email ID: cha_ami@yahoo.co.in
Email ID: achatterjee@ee.jdvu.ac.in


PH:+91 33 2414 6949
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Curriculum Vita

Education
DegreeYearUniversity

Ph.D. 2002 Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
M.E.E. 1994 Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (ranked 3rd)
B.E.E. 1991 Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (ranked 5th)

Teaching Experience (4)
 
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur Univiersity, Electrical Engineering Department, Kolkata, India Associate Professor 2009 to Till Date
Jadavpur Univiersity, Electrical Engineering Department, Kolkata, India Reader 2006 to 2009
Jadavpur Univiersity, Electrical Engineering Department, Kolkata, India Senior Lecturer 2002 to 2006
Jadavpur Univiersity, Electrical Engineering Department, Kolkata, India Lecturer 1997 to 2002
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Electrical Instrumentation and Measurement
Courses Taught/Teaching
i) Undergraduate Courses:
Electrical Instrumentation,
Advanced Instrumentation –II (Elective),
Principles of Communication Engineering and Computer Networks,
Process Control and Instrumentation,
Principles of Measurement and Instrumentation,
Digital Signal Processing,
Reliability Engineering,
Electrical Measurements and Measuring Instruments,
Digital Techniques in Instrumentation (Elective),
Electrical Technology

ii) Masters Courses:
Computer Applications in Instrumentation,
Active Circuits and Systems,
Electronic Devices and Techniques
Research Area
i) Fuzzy and Nonlinear Control
ii) Intelligent Instrumentation
iii) Robot Navigation and Control
iv) Computer Vision
v) Image Processing and Pattern Recognition
vi) Signal Processing
vii) Stochastic Optimization
Experience
Serving as a faculty member in Jadavpur University since 1997.
Conference Papers Published (30)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Use of Statistical Methods for Dimensionality Reduction in Hand Shape Identification Employing Radon Transform and Collaborative Representation Based Classification International Conference on Electronic Systems, Signal Processing and Computing Technologies (ICESC), 2014 2014 Third Author -305-310
Nonlinear parameter variation of HS algorithm for designing stable adaptive fuzzy controllers 11th Biennial International Conference on Artificial Evolution (EA-2013), Bordeaux, France 2013 Third Author -148-160
Hand shape based biometric authentication system using radon transform and collaborative representation based classification Image Information Processing (ICIIP), 2013 IEEE Second International Conference on 2013 Third Author -635-639
Application of adaptive bacterial foraging optimization algorithm for image segmentation Proc. National Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (CALCON – 2011), Kolkata, India, November 4-5 2011 Second Author -
Adaptive fuzzy controller design employing harmony search algorithm for a class of non-linear system Proc. of National Conf. on Instrumentation & Control, Kolkata, India 2011 Second Author -42-45
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Journal Papers Published (91)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Improved Chan-Vese Image Segmentation Model Using Delta-Bar-Delta Algorithm Advanced Computing, Networking and Informatics-Volume 1, Springer International Publishing 2014 Second Author -267-274
A real-time palm dorsa subcutaneous vein pattern recognition system using collaborative representation based classification Accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement 2014 Second Author -
Harmony search algorithm and Lyapunov theory based hybrid adaptive fuzzy controller for temperature control of air heater system with transport-delay Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier) 2014 Second Author 25-40-50
Robust medical image segmentation using particle swarm optimization aided level set based global fitting energy active contour approach Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (Elsevier) 2014 2nd Author 35-199-214
Advances in evolutionary optimization based image processing (Guest Editorial) Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (Elsevier) 2014 First Author 31-1-2
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Books Published (5)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Sugata Munshi, Mita Dutta, and Amitava Chatterjee, Study Material for the subject “Measurements and Control (EL 406)” for The Institution of Engineers (India) The Institution of Engineers (India) (Presently in press) 2014 Third Author
Amitava Chatterjee, Anjan Rakshit, and N. Nirmal Singh, Vision Based Autonomous Robot Navigation: Algorithms and Implementations (Chinese Edition), ISBN-10: 7111456742 ISBN-13: 978-7111456742 Machinery Industry Press, China 2014 First Author
Amitava Chatterjee and Patrick Siarry (Eds.), Computational Intelligence in Image Processing, ISBN: 978-3-642-30620-4 (Print) 978-3-642-30621-1 (Online) Springer-Verlag GmbH Heidelberg, Germany, Publishers 2013 First Author
Amitava Chatterjee, Anjan Rakshit, and N. Nirmal Singh, Vision Based Autonomous Robot Navigation: Algorithms And Implementations, ISBN: 978-3-642-33964-6 (Print) 978-3-642-33965-3 (Online) Springer-Verlag GmbH Heidelberg, Germany, Publishers 2013 First Author
Amitava Chatterjee, Hadi Nobahari, and Patrick Siarry (Eds.), Advances in Heuristic Signal Processing and Applications, ISBN: 978-3-642-37879-9 (Print) 978-3-642-37880-5 (Online) Springer-Verlag GmbH Heidelberg, Germany, Publishers 2013 First Author
Awards(10)
Awarded By Award Name Year

International Conference on Electronic Systems, Signal Processing and Computing Technologies (ICESC 2014), in the track "Multimedia System and Signal Processing" Best paper award for "Use of statistical methods for dimensionality reduction in hand shape identification employing Radon transform and collaborative representation based classification" by O. Chatterjee, A. Gangopadhyay and A. Chatterjee 2014
IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, USA Received Certificate of Appreciation from IEEE Vehicular Technology Society as a "Top 15 Associate Editor" for "outstanding contributions in 2013 to IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology" 2013
IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, USA Adjudged "Outstanding Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement" in 2013 2013
IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, USA Received Certificate of Appreciation as Top Associate Editor "for outstanding contributions in 2012 to IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology" 2012
University of Paris XII, France As Enseignant-Invite (Invited Teacher) at University of Paris XII, France 2009
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Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (8)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Soumi Chakraborty Intelligent Recognition of Power Quality Events and Their Sources Prof. Swapan Kr. Goswami Ongoing Registered in 2012
Dibyendu Pal Robust Fuzzy Control Strategies Employing Metaheuristic Optimization Techniques Prof. Anjan Rakshit Ongoing Registered in 2012
Soma Santra (Biswas) Power Quality Issue Aided Optimal Placement of Distributed Generations (PhD Submitted) Prof. Swapan Kr. Goswami Ongoing Registered in 2011
Gautam Sarkar Development of Low Valued Capacitance Measurement Systems and Their Applications for Dielectric and Insulation Characterization (PhD submitted) Retd. Prof. Anjan Rakshit and Prof. Kesab Bhattacharya Ongoing Registered in 2010
Nandita Sanyal Development of Bacterial Foraging Optimization Algorithms for Image Processing Applications (PhD Submitted) Prof. Sugata Munshi Ongoing Registered in 2009
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M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (16)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Sandip Joardar Biometric Security Systems using Far and Near Infrared Imaging of Palm Dorsa Vein Pattern 2014
Devraj Mandal Robust and Fast Algorithm for Active Contour Based Image Segmentation using Level Sets Dr Madhubanti Maitra 2014
Tapabrata Chakraborti Feature selection for face recognition and emotion recognition problems using gravitational search algorithms 2013
Anirban Sarkar Fuzzy based energy efficient clustering protocols for wireless sensor networks Dr Madhubanti Maitra 2012
Th. Suka Deba Singh Optimal and adaptive Volterra and bilinear filters for system identification and channel equalization problems 2011
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Project Works (3)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Devices and Systems Subgroup under UPE-II, J.U. Dy. Co-ordinator UGC,India 8750000 Two Years 2012 to 2014 Complete
Vision Based Autonomous Navigation of Mobile Robots Principle Investigator UGC, India 1122490 Three years 2007 to 2010 Complete
Solving Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Problems of Mobile Robots by Adaptive Extended Kalman Filtering Principle Investigator AICTE, India 823000 Two years 2007 to 2009 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (23)
 
Title Organised By Venue Year

Vision Based Robot Navigation: Conventional and Fuzzy Perspectives Academic Staff College, University of Calcutta organized Refresher Course in Information Technology (Thrust Area: Algorithms, Networks and Computer Vision) University of Calcutta, India 2014
Infrared Imaging of Hand Vein Pattern Based Biometric Solution using Collaborative Representation based Classification International Conference on "Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks" (ICCICN 2014), organized by RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India and MIR Labs, Gwalior, India Pride Hotel, Kolkata, India 2014
Bacterial Foraging Optimization: Theory and Applications National Workshop on "Advanced Algorithm and Optimization" (AAO-2014) organized by Department of Mathematics, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India 2014
Computer Vision Based Robot Navigation All India Seminar on "Emerging Technology to Meet The Global Challenges" Institution of Engineers (India) 2014
Autonomous Navigation of Mobile Robots using Computer Vision 11th Prof. J. K. Chowdhury Memorial Lecture organized by Institution of Engineers (India) Institution of Engineers (India) 2014
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Membership Of Learned Societies (7)
 
Title

Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA (2013 - )
Member, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2012)
Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA (2012 - 2013)
Member, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, USA (2013 - )
Member, IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society, USA (2013 - )
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Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (2)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

Organized Short-term course on "Digital Signal Processing" (DSP-2008) at Jadavpur University, Kolkata (Served as Convenor) IEEE Power Engineering Chapter, Calcutta Section, and Jadavpur University, Electrical Engineering Department Jadavpur University, Kolkata 2008
Organized One day workshop on "Recent Trends and Challenges in Robotics and Automation" at Jadavpur University, Kolkata (Served as Convenor) Jadavpur University, Kolkata, in collaboration with IEM, Kolkata, under TEQIP funded by World Bank Jadavpur University, Kolkata 2006
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (52)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2015) The Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC) Lisbon, Portugal, May 21-23, 2015 2015 Member, Program Committee
1st International Conference on Communications, Information Systems, Control and Their Applications (CISCA 2015) Asansol Engineering College, Asansol, India Asansol Engineering College, Asansol, India 2015 Member, Technical Program Committee
ICPRAM 2015 INSTICC Lisbon, Portugal 2015 Member, Program Committee
4th International Conference on Sensor Networks (SENSORNETS 2015) INSTICC Angers, France 2015 Member, Program Committee
7th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2015) INSTICC Lisbon, Portugal, January 10-12, 2015 2015 Member, Program Committee
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Session chaired (6)
 
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

International Conference on "Control, Instrumentation, Energy and Comunication" (CIEC14) Power & Energy Department of Applied Physics, Calcutta University, India Calcutta University, India 2014
International Conference on "Control, Instrumentation, Energy, and Communication" (CIEC14) Computational Techniques & Expert Systems Department of Applied Physics, University of Calcutta, India University of Calcutta, India 2014
IEEE CALCON 2014 National Conference on Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering IEEE, Kolkata Section Hotel Park Plaza, Kolkata, India 2014
Second Michael Faraday IET India Summit (MFIIS 2013) Computational Techniques IET Kolkata Network, India Kolkata, India 2013
IEEE First International Conference on "Condition Assessment Techniques in Electrical Systems" (IEEE CATCON 2013) IEEE DEIS Kolkata Chapter and IEEE DEIS, USA Kolkata, India 2013
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Professional Society Activity (2)
 
Type of Professional Activity Period

Member, Technical Committee on Imaging Measurements and Systems, IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society, USA 2013 to continuing
Chairman, GOLD Affinity Group, IEEE Calcutta Section. 2001 to 2003
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (14)

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2011 - 2013).
Associate Editor, Control Engineering Practice Journal, Elsevier Publishers (2012 - continuing).
Translated the following book from French to English:
J. Dreo, A. Petrowski, P. Siarry, and E. Taillard, "Metaheuristic Optimization for Hard Problems: Algorithms and Case Studies," Springer-Verlag Publishers, 2005.
Regularly serves as a reviewer for several international journals and conferences including IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, IEEE Trans. Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Trans. Instrumentation and Measurement, IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Trans. Evolutionary Computation, IEEE Trans. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, Measurement (Elsevier), Signal Processing (Elsevier), Microelectronics Journal (Elsevier), Applied Mathematical Modeling (Elsevier), Engineering Application of Artificial Intelligence (Elsevier), Information Sciences (Elsevier) etc.
Designated Editor, Control Engineering Practice Journal, Elsevier Publishers (2011 - 2012).
Guest Editor, Special Issue on "Advances in Evolutionary Optimization Based Image Processing", Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence Journal, Elsevier Publishers (Expected Date of Publication: Beginning of 2014).
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement (2013 - continuing).
Associate Editor, IEEE Sensors Journal (2013 - continuing).
Editor, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2013 - continuing).
Acted as the Joint Coordinator of the Integrated Research Program Embedded Technology of Jadavpur University under the scheme Strengthening of Post-graduate Education and Research in Engineering and Technology funded by MHRD, Govt. Of India, through the UGC.
Presently serves as the Convenor, Departmental Ph.D. Research Committee, Electrical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.
Served as the Laboratory-in-Charge of Electrical Measurements and Instrumentation Laboratory, Electrical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, from April, 2008 to March, 2010.
The paper Support vector machines employing cross-correlation for emotional speech recognition, by Suryannarayana Chandaka, Amitava Chatterjee, and Sugata Munshi, published in Measurement, vol. 42, issue 4, pp. 611-618, May 2009, has been listed as one of the Most Cited Measurement Articles by the journal (ranked 11th in July, 2014).
Editor, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence Journal, Elsevier Publishers (2014 - continuing).