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Vinod Pankajakshan Assistant Professor vinodfec[at] +91 (0) 1332 28 5898
Areas of Interest
  • Signal Processing, Image & Video Processing, Multimedia Forensics
Professional Background
2011--Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20092011Post-Doctoral ResearcherImage & Video Communications Reserach Group, IRCCyN, Nantes, France
20082008Associate LecturerDepartment of Computing, University of Surrey, UK
20072008Research FellowMultimedia Forensics and Security Research Group, Department of Computing, University of Surrey, UK
Honors and Awards
Outstanding Teacher AwardIIT Roorkee2016
Educational Details
PhDElectronics & Communication Engg.IIT Guwahati2008
M.TechSignal ProcessingIIT Guwahati2002
B.TechElectronics & Communication Engg.Govt. Engineering College (RIT), Kerala1999
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
IEEE 19th International Workshop on Multimedia Signal ProcessingLuton, UKIEEE2017
Ninth Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP)IISc BangaloreIUPRAI2014
22nd International Symposium on Electronic ImagingSan Jose, USASPIE2011
International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM)IISc BangaloreIEEE2010
1st IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS)London, UKIEEE2009
9th Information Hiding WorkshopSaint Malo, FranceACM2007
8th ACM Multimedia and Security Workshop (MM & Sec)Geneva, SwitzerlandACM2006
ECRYPT Workshop on Watermark Security and BenchmarkingGeneva, SwitzerlandECRYPT2006
4th International Workshop on Digital Watermarking (IWDW)Siena, Italy 2005
11th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)SingaporeIEEE2004
  • IEEE Information Forensics & Security Technical Committee, Affiliate Member
  • IEEE, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Fundamentals of ElectronicsEC 102B.Tech 1st Sem.Spring
Linear CircuitsEC 201BTech 3rd sem.Autumn
Signals and SystemsEC 202BTech 4th Sem.Spring
Principles of Digital CommunicationEC-212B.Tech 4th Sem.Spring
Communication Systems and 5th Sem.Autumn
Digital Signal ProcessingECN-312B.Tech 6th Sem.Spring
Telecommunication Switching , Networks & ProtocolsEC 413BTech 7th sem.Autumn
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Image ForensicsDinesh BhardwajO2013
Video ForensicsChothmal KumawatO2015
Video Anomaly DetectionAvinash RatreO2015
Refereed Journal Papers


Dinesh Bhardwaj and Vinod Pankajakshan , "A JPEG Blocking Artifact Detector for Image Forensics",  Signal Processing : Image Communication (2018) 

Avinash Ratre and Vinod Pankajakshan, "Tucker tensor decomposition based tracking and Gaussian mixture model for anomaly detection in surveillance videos", IET Computer Vision (2018)

Dinesh Bhardwaj and Vinod Pankajakshan, "Image Overlay Text Detection Based on JPEG Truncation Error Analysis", IEEE Signal Processing Letters (2016)

Conference / Workshop

A. Ravi Tej, R. Raviteja and Vinod Pankajakshan, "A Randomized Kernel-based Image Secret Sharing Scheme", IEEE 10th International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS), Hong Kong, December 2018 (accepted).

Prakhar Singh and Vinod Pankajakshan, "A Deep Learning Based Technique for Anomaly Detection in Surveillance Videos", 24th National Conference on Communications (NCC), IIT Hyderabad, February 2018. 

Shreyas Vishwanathan and Vinod Pankajakshan, "A Deep Learning Architecture for Brain Tumor Segmentation in MRI Images", IEEE 19th International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), London, UK, October 2017.

Dinesh Bhardwaj, Chothmal Kumawat and Vinod Pankajakshan, "A Method for Detecting JPEG Anti-Forensics", National Conference on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and Graphics, IIT Mandi,  2017.