Prof. Dr. Jharna Majumdar

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Prof. Dr. Jharna Majumdar

Dr. Jharna Majumdar joined as Prof. of Eminence, School of Engineering & Technolog[y [SoET], BBSR Campus on Januare 2021. Prior to this, Dr, Majumdar worked Dean R & D, Prof. Dept of M Tech Comp Sc & Engg. and Head, Centre for Robotics Research an d Centre For Space Research at the Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India. Dr. Majumdar served Defense Research and Development Organization, Govt. of India from 1990 to 2007 as Senior Scientist ‘G’ and Head of Aerial Image Exploitation Division, Aeronautical Development Establishment, Bangalore, India. Dr. Majumdar worked as a Research Scientist on ‘Robotics and Automation’ at the Forschungs Zentrum Informatik, Karlsruhe, Germany from 1983 to 1989 and as a Research Scientist at the Stanford Research International California, USA in 2002. Dr. Majumdar has a PhD in Electrical Engg., Undergraduate and Post Graduate Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, India. Dr. Majumdar published more than 180 reviewed technical papers, has 4 Patents and received  a large number of awards for her research. Some of her awards are : Award from President, Stanford Research International (SRI International), California, USA in 2002, Performance Excellence Award from the Prime Minister of India 2004, Dr V M Ghatage award from Aeronautical Society of India 2005, Dr. Suman Sharma Award from National Design and Research Forum (NDRF) 2006, Dr. Kalpana Chawla Memorial Lecture Award 2007, IEEE Award 2011 and CESEM award from the Vision Group on Science and Technology, Bangalore, India in 2016. She is a Fellow of the Aeronautical Society of India, Fellow of the Institution of Engineers and Life Member of the Computer Society of India. Her project with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and the students from 7 Engineering Colleges to build the First Smallest Satellite in India (STUDSAT) of PICO Category (weighing 850 Gram)  has taken off to the orbit successfully on July 10 2010. Nitte Amateur Satellite Tracking Centre (NASTRAC) developed by a team of students under her guidance is the First Tracking Station of Small Satellites in the Country. Recently Dr. Majumdar was invited in a number of countries to deliver invited talk for her research work on Advance Video Processing and its applications. Her current research areas include Real Time Image and Video Processing, Data and Video Analytics, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Neural Network.

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Domain Track : Advance Video Processing, Computer Vision and Machine Learning



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Location : Bhubaneswar

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