Dr. Varun Gopi

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Qualification

  • B. Tech (2007), First Class with Distinction in Electronics and Communication Engineering form Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally, Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam.
  • M. Tech (2009), First Class in Electronics and Communication Engineering from College of Engineering Trivandrum, University of Kerala.
  • Ph.D. (2014), Medical Image Processing from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu

Specialization

  • IoT in Healthcare
  • Augmented Reality in Healthcare
  • Signal Processing
  • Medical Image Processing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Compressed sensing
  • Circuits and systems

Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally, Kerala (01/01/10 - 31/05/10).
  • Assistant Professor, Government Engineering College Wayanad, Kerala (11/11/13 - 25/05/18).
  • Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu (28/05/18 - till date).

Professional society membership

  • Professional Member in IEEE.
  • Member in IEI

Publications

International Journals

  1. Gopinath Palanisamy, Palanisamy Ponnusamy, Varun P. Gopi, “An improved luminosity and contrast enhancement framework for feature preservation in colour fundus images,” Springer Journal of Signal, Image and Video Processing, in press.
  2. Beejesh A. G., Varun P. Gopi, Jude Hemanth, Brain MR Kurtosis Imaging Study: Contrasting Gray and White Matter, Elsevier Journal of Cognitive Systems Research, Vo. 55, pp. 135-145, 2019
  3. Anju Thomas, Varun P. Gopi., “Accurate Heart Rate Monitoring Method During Physical Exercise from Photoplethysmography Signal,” IEEE Sensor Journal, Vol. 19, No. 6, pp. 2298-2304, 2019.
  4. Jemshi K. M., Varun P. Gopi, Issac Niwas S., “Development of an Efficient Algorithm for the Detection of Macular Edema from Optical Coherence Tomography Images,” Springer- Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2018 Sep;13(9):1369-1377.
  5. Kausu T. R, Varun P. Gopi, Khan A. Wahid, Wangchuk Doma, S. Issac Niwas, “Combination of Clinical and Multiresolution Features for Glaucoma detection and its classification using Fundus Images,” Elsevier-journal of Biocybernetics and Biomedical engineering, Vol. 38, 2018, pp. 329-341.
  6. Varun P. Gopi, Anjali M. S., Issac Niwas S., “PCA Based Localization Approach for Segmentation of Optic Disc,”Springer-Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 12(12), 2017, pp. 2195-2204
  7. Harikrishnan P. M., Varun P. Gopi., “Vehicle Vibration Signal Processing for Road Surface Monitoring,” IEEE-Sensor Journal, Vol.17, Issue 16, 2017, pp. 5192-5197.
  8. Reshma P.G., Varun P. Gopi, V. Suresh Babu, Khan A. Wahid., “Analog CMOS implemen- tation of FFT using Cascode current mirror”, Elsevier Microelectronics Journal, Volume 60, February 2017, Pages 30-37.
  9. Seyed Ali Melli, Khan A. Wahid, Paul Babyn, David M.L. Cooper and Varun P. Gopi., “A sparsity-based iterative algorithm for reconstruction of Micro-CT images from highly undersampled projection datasets obtained with a synchrotron X-ray source”, Review of Scientific Instruments, 87,123701, 2016.
  10. Varun P. Gopi, P. Palanisamy, Khan A. Wahid, Paul Babyn, David Cooper.,“Iterative Computed Tomography Reconstruction from Sparse-View Data”,American Scientific Publishers-Journal of Medical Imaging Health Informatics, Vol. 6, 1−13, 2016.
  11. Varun P. Gopi, V. Suresh Babu, Haseena P. S., M. R. Baiju.,“A Floating Gate MOSFET Based Novel Programmable Current Reference”, World Academy of Science, Engineer- ing and Technology International Journal of Electrical, Robotics, Electronics and Communications Engineering,Vol:8 No:6, 2014.
  12. Varun P. Gopi, Dilna C., V. Suresh Babu.,“Image Resolution Enhancement Using Undeci- mated Double Density Wavelet Transform”, Signal Processing: An International Journal (SPIJ), Volume-8 Issue-4: 2014.
  13. Varun P. Gopi, P. Palanisamy, Khan A. Wahid, Paul Babyn.,“Multiple regularization based MRI reconstruction”, Elsevier-Signal Processing, Volume 103, pp. 103-113, 2014
  14. Varun P. Gopi, P. Palanisamy, Khan A. Wahid, Paul Babyn.,“MR Image Reconstruction Based on nonlocal total variation and Framelets using Split Bregman method”, Springer Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, Volume 9, Issues 3, pp. 459-472, 2014.
  15. Varun P. Gopi, P. Palanisamy, Khan A. Wahid, Paul Babyn, David Cooper.,“Micro-CT Image Reconstruction Based on Alternating Direction Augmented Lagrangian method and Total Variation,”, Elsevier-Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, Volume-37 Issue-7-8, pp. 419-429, 2013.
  16. Varun P. Gopi, P. Palanisamy, Khan A. Wahid, Paul Babyn.,“MR Image Reconstruction Based on Iterative Split Bregman algorithm and nonlocal total variation”, Journal of Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, Vol. 2013.
  17. Varun P. Gopi, P. Palanisamy., “Capsule Endoscopic Image Denoising Based on Double density dual tree complex wavelet Transform”, International Journal of Imaging and Robotics, Volume-9 Issue-1: 2012.

International Conferences

  1. Gopinath Palanisamy, Palanisamy Ponnusamy, Varun P. Gopi, “An Adaptive Enhancement method for Low Contrast Color Retinal Images based on Structural Similarity”, IEEE International Conference on Circuits and Systems in Digital Enterprise Technology (ICCSDET-2018), in press.
  2. Dilna C., Varun P. Gopi, “Bleeding Detection in Endoscopic Images Using Histogram Analysis and Bleeding Detector Functions” , International Conference On Electrical, Electronics, Computers, Communication, Mechanical And Computing (EECCMC), in press.
  3. Manojkumar P., Surya C. M., Varun P. Gopi, “Identification of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants by Image Processing of Leaf Samples”,2017 Third IEEE International Conference on Research in Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks, pp. 1-7, 3-5 Nov. 2017.
  4. Fasna K. K, Varun P. Gopi, “Low-Complexity CFO Compensation Technique for Uplink OFDMA ”International conference on signal processing, communication Power and embedded systems (SCOPES-16), pp. 1-6, 3-5 Oct. 2016.
  5. Reeha K.R., Shailaja K., Varun P. Gopi., “Undecimated Complex Wavelet Transform based Bleeding Detection for Endoscopic Images, ”International Conference on Cognitive Computing and Information Processing 2016 (CCIP 16), pp. 1-6, 12-13 Aug. 2016.
  6. Dilna C., Varun P. Gopi., “A Novel Method for Bleeding Detection in Wireless Capsule Endo- scopic Images, ”2015 International Conference on Computing and Network Communications (CoCoNet), pp. 854-858, 16-19 Dec. 2015.
  7. Beema Akbar, Varun P Gopi, V. Suresh Babu., “Colon cancer detection based on structural and statistical pattern recognition” ,IEEE International Conference on Electronics and Communication Systems (ICECS’15), pp. 1735 -1739, 26-27 Feb. 2015.
  8. Nimisha Elsa Koshy, Varun P Gopi,“A new method for ulcer detection in endoscopic images” ,IEEE International Conference on Electronics and Communication Systems (ICECS’15), pp. 1725-1729, 26-27 Feb. 2015.
  9. Mekha Mathew, Varun P Gopi., “Transform based bleeding detection technique for endo- scopic images” ,IEEE International Conference on Electronics and Communication Systems (ICECS’15) , pp. 1730 - 1734, 26-27 Feb. 2015.
  10. Aswani Arayakkandi, Varun P. Gopi., “Dual Tree Complex Wavelet Transform Based Wireless Capsule Endoscopic Image Enhancement ” ,IEEE International Conference on Contemporary Computing and Informatics (IC3I-2014) , SJCE Mysore,Karnataka India.
  11. Suraj Kumar Singh, Varun P. Gopi., “Image Security using DES and RNS with Reversible Watermarking” ,IEEE International Conference on Electronics and Communication Systems (ICECS-2014), pp. 1-5, 2014.
  12. Salini Thankachan, V. Suresh Babu, M. R. Baiju and Varun P. Gopi., “A Novel Pro- grammable Current Reference with FGMOSFETs”,Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Circuits, Systems and Control (CSPC’14), pp. 96−99, 2014.
  13. Varun P. Gopi, Pavithran M., Nishanth T., Balaji S., Rajavelu V., P. Palanisamy., “A novel Wavelet based denoising algorithm using level dependent thresholding” ,IEEE International Conference on Electronics and Communication Systems (ICECS’14), pp. 1−6, 2014.
  14. Varun P. Gopi, Fayiz T. K., P. Palanisamy., “Regularization Based CT Image Recon- struction Using Algebraic Techniques” ,IEEE International Conference on Electronics and Communication Systems (ICECS’14), pp. 1−3, 2014.
  15. Varun P. Gopi, Pavithran M., Nishanth T., Balaji S., Rajavelu V., P. Palanisamy., “Un- decimated Double Density Dual Tree Wavelet Transform Based Image Denoising Using Subband Adaptive Thresholding” ,IEEE International Conference on Issues and Challenges in Intelligent Computing Techniques (ICICT’14), pp. 743−748, 2014.
  16. Varun P. Gopi, Pavithran M., Nishanth T., Balaji S., Rajavelu V., P. Palanisamy., “Image denoising based on undecimated Double Density Dual Tree Wavelet Transform and Modified Firm Shrinkage” ,2nd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking and Security (ADCONS’13), pp. 68−73, 2014.
  17. Varun P. Gopi, Zangen Zhu, P. Palanisamy, Khan A. Wahid, Paul Babyn., “Iterative method for CT image reconstruction from reduced number of projection views” ,26th Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE’13), pp. 1−4, August 2013.
  18. Varun P. Gopi, P. Palanisamy., “CT Image Reconstruction Based on Combination of Iterative Reconstruction Technique and Total Variation” ,IEEE International Conference of Signal Processing, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (ICSIPR’13) , pp. 49−52, April 2013.
  19. Varun P. Gopi, P. Palanisamy, Issac Niwas S., “Capsule Endoscopic Colour Image Denoising Using Complex Wavelet Transform” ,Springer International Conference on Information processing (ICIP),pp. 220−229, Aug. 2012.
  20. Varun P. Gopi, P. Palanisamy., “Endoscopic image compression based on Double Density Discrete Wavelet Transform and SPIHT coding” ,IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering (ICCSCE), pp. 466−471, Nov. 2011.
  21. Varun P. Gopi, V. Suresh Babu, M. R Baiju., “Scaling issues in IDDG FinFET at Small Gate Length” ,Proc. of 3rd IEEE International Conference on Information Sciences and Interaction Sciences, Chengdu, China, pp. 683−687, June 2010.

National Conferences

  1. Amrutha Ravi, Sreejith S., Varun P. Gopi., “MR Image Enhancement using Dual Tree Complex Wavelet Transform” ,National Conference on Systems Energy and Environment (NCSEE), September 2015.
  2. Varun P. Gopi, Fayiz T. K., “Total Variation Based CT Image Reconstruction using Iterative Techniques” ,Proc. of 4th National Technological congress, Feb. 2014.
  3. Suraj Kumar Singh, Varun P. Gopi., “Security of an Image using Reversible Watermarking with RNS” ,Proc. of 4th National Technological congress, Feb. 2014.
  4. Varun P.Gopi, V. Suresh Babu, M. R Baiju., “Independently Driven Double gate FinFET Scalable to 10 nm” ,Proc. of 10th National Conference on Technological Trends, pp. 319−324, Nov. 2009

Sponsored R&D Projects

Title of Project

Funding Agency

Duration

Amount & Status

Development of Efficient Algorithms for Detecting Eye Diseases

CERD-APJAKTU Trivandrum, Kerala

1 Year 3 Months

 (7.5 Lakhs)

Completed

Developed Efficient Traffic Monitoring Methods & Under Vehicle Scanning Inspection System

VANDI Technologies PTE LTD, Singapore

3 Years

 (40 Lakhs)

Ongoing

Automated Prediction of Alzheimer’s disease from Optical Coherence Tomography Images of Retina using Artificial Intelligence

SERB

3 Years

(19.48 Lakhs)

Ongoing

4D Trajectory based Air Traffic Flow Management System using System Wide Information Management (4DADFMS)

Airport Authority of India

1 Year

 (11.5 Lakhs)

Proposal approved

 

Books & Monographs

Author(s)

Title of Book/Monograph

Name of Publishers

Year of Publication

Dr. V Suresh Babu, Dr. Varun P. Gopi

Basics of Electronics Engineering

OWL Publishers

2015

Dr. V Suresh Babu, Dr. Varun P. Gopi

Introduction to Electronics Engineering

OWL Publishers

2015

 

PhDs Guidance

Name of the PhD Scholar

Title of PhD Thesis

Role(Supervisor/ Co-Supervisor)

Year of Award

Manu Raju

Prediction of progression rate of Mild Cognitive Impairment to Alzheimer’s Disease

Supervisor

Ongoing

Nija K. S.

Localization and segmentation of Optic Disc, Fovea and Blood Vessels for Detection of Eye diseases

Supervisor

Ongoing

Sabi S.

Development of efficient algorithms to segment retinal OCT images

Supervisor

Ongoing

Gayathri S

Development of IoT Enabled Smart Healthcare System for Early Detection of Osteoarthritis & Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Supervisor

Ongoing

 

Established R&D Collaboration Abroad

  1. Dr. Khan A. Wahid, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  2. Dr. Issac Niwas S, Research Manager, Emirates Advanced Research & Technology Holding (EARTH), Abudabi, UAE.
  3. Dr. T. Kirubarajan, Professor and Distinguished Engineering Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ITB-A112), McMaster University, Canada
  4. Dr. Alex Noel Joseph Raj, Professor, Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, Shantou University, China.
  5. Prof. Makhan Raj Sharma, Professor, School of Computing & Digital Technology, Birmingham City University, UK.

Professional Recognition/ Award/ Prize/ Fellowship received

S.No

Name of Award

Awarding Agency

Year

1.

M. Tech. Fellowship (GATE)

MHRD, Govt. of India

October 2007-October 2009

2.

Ph.D. Fellowship

MHRD, Govt. of India

August 2010-October 2013

 

3.

Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship

Government of Canada

 

Feb-July 2012

 

4.

 APJ Abdul Kalam Kerala Technological university “Researcher of The Year-2016”

 

Government of Kerala

 

January 2017

 

Google Scholar Link

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=w_u13MEAAAAJ&hl=en

PG & UG Thesis Guidance

Postgraduate Thesis Guidance

35 Completed

2 Ongoing

Undergraduate Project Guidance

5 Completed

2 Ongoing

 

Academic/Administrative Responsibilities outside the University

Member-PG Board of studies, Kannur University, Kerala 2018 to till date

Contact Address

Dr. Varun P. Gopi
Assistant Professor
Room No: E-326,
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering,
National Institute of Technology,
Tiruchirappalli - 620 015,Tamil Nadu.
Telephone: +91-431-2503339
Mobile: +919995114547
E-mail: varun@nitt.edu, vpgcet@gmail.com