Kandarpa Kumar Sarma

Kandarpa Kumar Sarma

Professor

MTech (IITG) PhD (IITG)

kandarpaks@gauhati.ac.in

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Email:- kandarpaks@gauhati.ac.in

 Dr. Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, currently Professor and Head, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, GUIST, Gauhati University specializes in mobile communication, soft computing, machine learning and antenna design. 

 

Awards and Achievements

1. Completed CMI Level 5 Certification as part of AICTE-UKIERI Leadership Development Programme conducted through three workshops in India between November, 2018 and June, 2019 followed by a visit/ study tour to UK (sponsored by British Council) including stay at Dudley College of Technology, Midlands, UK during October, 2019. 

2. N. V. Gadadhar Memorial Award, Year: 2014, Awarding Organisation: Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)

3. Member, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Task Force on Deep Learning (http://deeplearning.math.unipd.it/people.html)

4. Editor in Chief, International Journal of Intelligent System Design and Computing, Inderscience, Switzerland and UK (http://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=ijisdc)

5. Editor in Chief, WSEAS Transactions on Computers (http://wseas.org/wseas/cms.action?id=4026)

6. Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Circuits and Electronics ( http://www.iaras.org/iaras/journals/ijce#editorial-board)

7. Associate Editor, WSEAS Transactions on Electronics (http://wseas.org/cms.action?id=13363)

Selected Papers

 

A.    Manami Barthakur, Kandarpa Kumar Sarma and Nikos Mastorakis, ``Modified Semi-Supervised Adversarial Deep Network and Classifier Combination for Segmentation of Satellite Images'', IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 117972-117985, 2020.

B. Mousmita Sarma, Kandarpa Kumar Sarma and Nagendra Goel, ``Multi-task Learning DNN to Improve Gender Identification from Speech Leveraging Age Information of the Speaker'', International Journal of Speech Technology, vol. 23, pp. 223–240, 2020.

C. Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya, Aradhana Misra and Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, ``A BCH Code Assisted Modified LSPF-DPLL Topology for Nakagami-m, Rayleigh and Rician Fading Channels'', Elsevier Journal of Digital Communications and Networks, online 14 October 2017, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 102-110, May 2019.

D. Mosumita Sarma and Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, ”Long Term Critical Band Energy Based Feature Set for Dialect Identification using Neuro-Fuzzy Approach”, IEEE Journal of Intelligent Systems, vol. 33, no. 01 ( Jan./Feb.), pp: 40-52, 2018.

E. Manasjyoti Bhuyan, Kandarpa Kumar Sarma and Nikos Mastorakis, ”Nonlinear Mobile Link Adaptation Using Modified FLNN and Channel Sounder Arrangement”, IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 10390-10402, June, 2017.

F. Manasjyoti Bhuyan and Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, ”Learning Aided Behavioral Modelling and Adaptive Digital Pre-distortion Design for Nonlinear Power Amplifier”, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, no. 16, 2016.

G. Swapna Agarwalla and Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, Machine learning based sample extraction for automatic speech recognition using dialectal Assamese speech, Elsevier Neural Networks, December, 2015.

H. Manasjyoti Bhuyan, Kandarpa Kumar Sarma and Nikos Mastorakis, “Neuro-Computational Frameworks for Non-linear Stochastic Wireless Channels”, Springer Evolving Systems, vol. 6, no. 10, 2015.

I. Mousmita Sarma and Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, “Segmentation of Assamese Phonemes using Hybrid Soft-computational Approach”, International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 370-382, May, 2013.

J.     Mousmita Sarma and Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, “An ANN based approach to Recognize Initial Phonemes of Spoken Words of Assamese Language”, Elsevier International Journal of Applied Soft Computing, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 2281-2291, May, 2013.

 

Book Chapters (last few)

A.     Manami Barthakur and Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, Deep Learning Based Semantic Segmentation Applied to Satellite Image, In Data Visualization and Knowledge Engineering. Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies, vol 32. Springer Nature, 2019.

B. Sivaranjan Goswami, Kumaresh Sarmah, Angana Sarma, Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, Sunandan Baruah, ''Design Considerations Pertaining to the Application of Complementary Split Ring Resonators in Microstrip Antennas``, as a part of a volume titled Emerging Innovations in Microwave and Antenna Engineering, pp. 25-36, IGI Global, USA, 2019.

C. Jutika Borah, Kandarpa Kumar Sarma and Pulak Jyoti Gohain, ``Learning-Aided IoT Set-Up for Home Surveillance Applications'', as a part of a volume titled  Predictive Intelligence Using Big Data and the Internet of Things, pp. 180- 205, IGI Global, USA, 2019.

D. Ananya Choudhury and Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, ``Visual Gesture-Based Character Recognition Systems for Design of Assistive Technologies for People With Special Necessities'', as part of a volume titled Handmade Teaching Materials for Students With Disabilities, IGI Global, USA, July, 2018.

E. Ankumoni Bora and Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, "Big Data and Deep Learning for Stochastic Wireless Channel", chapter as part of a volume titled Computational Intelligence in Sensor Networks, Springer Nature, July, 2018.

F. Punam Dutta Choudhury, Ankumoni Bora and Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, "Big Spectrum Data and Deep Learning Techniques for Cognitive Wireless Networks" as part of a book Deep Learning Innovations and Their Convergence With Big Data, IGI Global, USA, May, 2018.

 

 

Books

1. Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, Communication System Design using Matlab, Vikas Publishing, New Delhi, 2015.

2. Basab Bijoy Purkayastha and Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, A Digital Phase Locked Loop based Signal and Symbol Recovery System for Wireless Channel, as part of “Studies in Computational Intelligence”, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pages- 275, July, 2014.

3. Mousumita Sarma and Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, Phoneme-Based Speech Segmentation using  Hybrid Soft Computing Framework, as part of “Studies in Computational Intelligence”, Vol. 550, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pages- 186, ISBN 978-81-322-1861-6, 2014.

4. Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, Fundamentals of Audio-Visual Systems- Basic Principles and Applications, Kalyani Publishing, New Delhi, 2013.

5. Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, Demystifying Matlab, Vikas Publishing, New Delhi, 2010.

6. Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, Electronics Lab Primer, Global Publishing House, Visakhapattanam, 2009.

 

Edited Volumes

1. Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, Manash Pratim Sarma and Mousmita Sarma, Recent Trends in Intelligent and Emerging Systems, Springer, 2015.

2. Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, Manash Pratim Sarma and Mousumita Sarma, Intelligent Applications for Heterogeneous System Modelling and Design, IGI Global, USA, 2015.

3. Prabin Kumar Bora, S. R. M. Prasanna, Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, and Navajit Saikia, Advances in Communication and Computing, LNEE, Springer, 2015.

1. Convener, Six Day National Workshop on Nano-electronics (IEEE Solid State Circuit Society Kolkata chapter sponsored), Gauhati University, 1- 6 Aug., 2017.

2. Coordinator, Short Duration Faculty Development Programme on Fundamentals of Analog Integrated Circuit Design from 23 31 January, 2017 at Gauhati University (co-organized with EICTA, IITG).

3. Organized special session titled “Knowledge Aided Designs and Optimization in Communication and Computation”, in conjunction with 2015 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Communication Systems and Networks (CiComms 2015) part of IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Cape town, South Africa, 7-10 December, 2015.

4. Session Chair, Signal Processing III as part of 2nd IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks (SPIN-2015), Noida, India, Feb., 2015.

5. Organizer and Chairperson, Special session titled “Intelligent Applications in Communication and Computation”, in conjunction with 2014 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Communication Systems and Networks (CiComms 2014) part of IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Orlando FL (USA), 9-12 December, 2014.

6. Organizer and Chairperson, Special session titled “Knowledge Aided System Design” as part of 1st IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks (SPIN-2014), Noida, India, Feb., 2014.

7. Session Chair, 1st International Conference on WIRELESS and MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS (WMCS ’13), Paris, France, October 29-31, 2013.

1. Senior Member, IEEE (USA) (90085421).
2. Member, IEEE Communications Society.
3. Member, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society.
4. Member, IEEE Cloud Computing Community.
5. Member, IEEE Global Earth Observing System of Systems Community.
6. Member, IEEE Internet of Things Community.
7. Member, IEEE Life Sciences Community.
8. Member, IEEE Rebooting Computing Community.
9. Member, IEEE Smart Cities Community.
10. Member, International Neural Network Society (INNS, USA) (4769).
11. Member, ACM (USA) (0613233).
12. Fellow, Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) (India) (F- 212395).
13. Life Member, Instrumentation Society of India.
14. Life Member, ISTE (India) (LM 212395).
15. Life Member, Computer Society of India (Guwahati Chapter) (LM 01159505).
16. Life Member, Assam Science Society (India).

 Reviewer of over 50 international Journals

 

1. IEEE Transctions on Communicaitons

2. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning System.

3. IEEE Signal Processing Letters.

4. IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems

5. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security

6. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics

7. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

8. Elsevier Neural Networks.

9. Elsevier Measurement.

10. Elsevier Neurocomputing.

11. Elsevier Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine.

12. Elsevier Engineering Science and Technology.

13. Elsevier Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine.

14. Elsevier Annals of Nuclear Energy.

15. Elsevier Ain Shams Engineering Journal.

16. Elsevier Journal of Energy Institute.

17. Elsevier Journal of Computational Design and Engineering.

18. Elsevier Journal of King Saud University- Science.

19. Elsevier Journal of King Saud University- Computer and Information Sciences.

20. Elsevier Artificial Intelligence in Medicine.

21. Elsevier Informatics in Medicine Unlocked.

22. Elsevier Physical Communication.

23. Elsevier Applied Computing and Informatics.

24. Elsevier AEUE Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering.

25. IET Signal Processing.

26. Springer Language Resources and Evaluation.

27. Springer Language Resources and Evaluation.

28. Springer International Journal of Speech Technology.

29. Wiley International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology.

30. Wiley International Journal of Communication.

31. WSEAS Transactions on Communications.

32. WSEAS Transactions on System and Control.

 

TPC Member of over 150 international conferences

Publications in International Conference Proceedings- over 250 

 

Research areas

 

  • Mobile Communication
  • Soft computing
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Speech Processing
  • Antenna Design

 

Teaching (during last five years)

 

  • Cognitive Radio (MTech SPC)
  • Learning Aided System Design
  • Communication Engineering
  • Signals and Systems
  • Digital Communication
  • Mobile Communication
  • Soft computing

 

Research Projects

 

Completed six as Chief Investigator (one minor and five major)

 

Research Guidance

 

 Post-doctoral Research-

                   DST-NPDF- Dr. Suchismita Bhattacharjee in the area of Cognitive Radio

 

 PhD
        
     Completed3.
  1. Triptirani Borah
  2. Mridusmita Sharma
  3. Mousmita Sarma       

     

Ongoing-

      1. Surajit Deka (Visvesvaraya fellow)- Joint Channel Source Coding

      2. Aradhana Misra- Mobile communicaiton

      3. Manami Barthakur- Satellite Image Processing using Deep Learning

      4. Manasjyoti Bhuyan (Visvesvaraya fellow)- Mobile communication

      5. Ananya Choudhury (Visvesvaraya fellow)- Computer vision

      6. Sivaranjan Goswami- Microstrip Patch Antenna

 

 

 

UG/PG Disseration/Project

MTech dissertation- About 220 completed, ongoing- 5;   MPhil- Completed 2, MSc- Over 150, BTech- around 120