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The Assam Kaziranga University

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The Assam Kaziranga University

Dr. Utpal Barman

Designation: Associate Professor, Dean Research

Email: utpal@kazirangauniversity.in

Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. from Gauhati University (NIRF ranking 45)
  • M.E from Gauhati University (NIRF ranking 45)
  • B. E (AEC) from Gauhati University (NIRF ranking 45)
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Experience:

  • 11 Years in Teaching
  • 7 Years in Research
  • 6 Years in Industry as Part Time Consultant.

Worked in:

  • GIMT-G as Assistant Professor (Senior) in CSE Department.
  • RIST Meghalaya as lecturer in CSE Department.
  • Kareng Technologies as Part Time Consultant
  • Academic Advisor of Mantra Associate

Career Highlights & Awards:

  1. Funded research and Consultancy Projects Completed
    • AICTE (RPS-NER)Sponsored research project entitled “Design and Development of a smart farming system to estimate the value of Chlorophyll and Nitrogen for the Tea Plant in Assam”. Sanction amounts  6,66,000/-, Sanction Year- 2019 (March), Completion Year – 2022 (January). Role- Principal Investigator. (Status : Completed) (Product outcome: https:/teachlorophyll.herokuapp.com/ )
    • CDB (Kerala)Sponsored research project entitled “Design and Development of Digital Image Database with an Android Apps and Web system for the detection of major pests and diseases of coconut of Assam”. Sanction amounts  18,41,000/-, Sanction Year- 2019 (March), Completion Year – 2021 (March). Role- Co-Principal Investigator in collaboration with Assam Agricultural University. (Web App Product outcome :http://thecocos.in/) (AI enabled Android Product outcome :will launch shortly)
    • ASTU (TEQIP III) Sponsored research project entitled “Simulation and prediction of Monsoon on the short and long forecast for the various station of Assam”. Sanction amounts Rs. 2,74,000/-, Sanction Year- 2019 (August), Completion Year – 2021 (March). Role- Principal Investigatorin collaboration with KKHSOU, Guwahati. (Status : Completed) (Publication Outcome: 2 Springer Book Chapters)
    • ASTU (TEQIP III)Sponsored research project entitled “Development of Computer based system to classify the different disease of Potato, Tomato and Maize”. Sanction amounts Rs. 2,74,000/-, Sanction Year- 2019 (August), Completion Year – 2021 (March) Role - Principal Investigator in collaboration with Barak Valley Engineering College. (Status : Completed)
    • ASTU (TEQIP III)Sponsored research project entitled “Breast cancer detection from mammographic images using Deep Learning architectures”. Sanction amounts Rs. 3,00,000/-, Sanction Year- 2019 (August), Completion Year – 2021 (March). Role - Co-Principal Investigator in collaboration with Cotton University. (Status : Completed)
    • Ezen Software and Technology Pvt. Ltd. Sponsored Consultancy entitled “IT Consultant For NENOW News Portal/ App & Web Developer For NE-JOBS Portal”. Consultancy amounts Rs. 1,99,152/-, Sanction Year- 2017, Completion Year – 2018. Role -Joint Consultant. (Status : Completed) (Productoutcomehttp://ezen.technology/partners.php)
  2. Acting as Reviewer
    • Journal
      • Computer and Electronics in Agriculture (Elsevier SCI Journal)
      • Catena (Elsevier SCI Journal)
      • Information Processing in Agriculture (Elsevier SCOPUS / ESCI Journal)
      • IAES International Journal of Artificial Intelligence (IJ-AI) (SCOPUS Journal)
      • Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SCOPUS Journal)
      • Artificial Intelligence Reviews (Springer- SCI Journal)
      • Scientia Iranica (SCI Journal)
      • Artificial Intelligence Review (SCI Journal / Springer)
      • Bulletin of electrical engineering and informatics (BEEI) (SCOPUS)
      • Journal of Applied and Natural sciences (SCOPUS)
      • Current Science Journal (SCI)
      • Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (SCI)
    • Conference
      • INDACOM 2017, IEEE CONFERENCE (TPC and Reviewer)
      • INDIACOM 2018, IEEE CONFERENCE (TPC and Reviewer)
      • INDIACOM 2019, IEEE CONFERENCE (TPC and Reviewer)
      • COMPE 2020, IEEE CONFERENCE (Session Chair, TPC and Reviewer)
      • COMPE 2020, IEEE CONFERENCE (Session Chair, TPC and Reviewer)
      • 2020 5th IEEE International Conference on Computing, Communication and Automation (Reviewer)
      • COMPE 2021, IEEE CONFERENCE (TPC)
    • Recognition
      • Mentor of Smart India Hackathon (Grand Finale),, (2017) (Awarded By AICTE)
      • TPC of IEEE INDIACOM Conference (2017)(BVICAM, New Delhi)
      • TPC of IEEE INDIACOM Conference (2018) (BVICAM, New Delhi)
      • Judge of Smart India Hackathon (Grand Finale), (2018) (Awarded By AICTE)
      • TPC of IEEE INDIACOM Conference (2019)(BVICAM, New Delhi)
      • Mentor of Smart India Hackathon (Grand Finale),, 2019, (Awarded By AICTE)
      • Session Chair, ComPE 2020, IEEE conference (Awarded By NEHU, Shillong)
      • Session Chair, ComPE 2020, IEEE conference (Awarded By NEHU, Shillong)
      • Mentor of Smart India Hackathon (Grand Finale), 2020, (Awarded By AICTE)
      • Session Chair, ComPE 2021, IEEE conference (Awarded By NEHU, Shillong)
    • Invited Lecture
      • KKHSOU (Ph.D. Course) - Image Processing Enabled Agri-informatics-Lecture 1
      • KKHSOU (Ph.D. Course) - Image Processing Enabled Agri-informatics - Lecture 2
      • KKHSOU (Ph.D. Course) - Machine Learning Enabled Agri-informatics - Lecture 3
      • KKHSOU (Ph.D. Course) - Machine Learning Enabled Agri-informatics - Lecture 4
      • Rajiv Gandhi University (ATAL FDP) - Application of machine learning in Agri-Informatics
      • KKHSOU, Assam ( SPACE WEEK PROGRAM) - AI for New Age Environment
      • Online Faculty Development Programme on “Research Methodology & Classroom Management Skills”, Organized by Electronics & ICT Academy , IITG and Mantra Associates, in collaboration with Nalbari College.
      • Online Faculty Development Programme on “Research Methodology & Online Teaching”, Organized by Electronics & ICT Academy, IITG and Mantra Associates, in collaboration with Dudhnoi College.
      • Online Faculty Development Programme on “Research Methodology & Online Teaching”, Organized by Electronics & ICT Academy, IITG and Mantra Associates, in collaboration with NERIST.

Publications:

  1. Selected Papers Publication Details in Referred Journal
    (3 SCI/SCIE (under review) 3 SCI/SCIE publications, 13 SCOPUS Publications, 1 ESCI Publication, and 14 UGC Care / Listed Journal Papers.)
    • Utpal Barman, George Bhokta, Sahrul Alom Choudhari, Abhinab Saikia , “TeaChloro: A digital Chlorometer for the tea leaves using 1D-CNN, ANN, SVR, and LR using contact imaging Techniques in Agri-informatics”. (Under Review SCIE)
    • Utpal Barman, Ridip Dev Choudhury, “Comparative assessment of Text Summarization using Statistical and machine learning models” (Under Review, SCIE)
    • Utpal Barman, Ridip Dev Choudhury, and Shikhar Kumar Sarma “SoilNet: A Lightweight Smartphone Image-based Soil Texture Analysis using Convolutional Neural Networks for Agri-informatics applications”, (Under Review, SCIE)
    • Barman, U., Choudhury, R. D. ., Talukdar, B. K. ., Bhokta, G. ., Choudhari, S. A. ., & Saikia, A. . (2021).Smartphone assist deep neural network model to recognize the high-quality tea using leaf maturity and its effect on leaf chlorophyll. Journal of Applied and Natural Science (SCOPUS), 13(4), 1249–1255. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v13i4.2950
    • Barman, U. (2021). " Deep Convolutional neural network (CNN) in tea leaf chlorophyll estimation: A new direction of modern tea farming in Assam, India. Journal of Applied and Natural Science (SCOPUS) , 13(3), 1059 - 1064. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v13i3.2892
    • Utpal Barman, Ridip Dev Choudhury, DigantoSahu, and Golap Gunjan Barman, “Comparison of Convolution Neural Networks for Smartphone Image based Real Time Classification of Citrus Leaf Disease”, Computers and Electronics in (Elsevier, SCIE) (IF= 5.65)
    • Utpal Barman, Ridip Dev Choudhury, “ Smartphone image based digital chlorophyll meter to estimate the value of citrus leaves chlorophyll using Linear Regression, LMBP-ANN and SCGBPANN ”, Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences, 2020, ISSN 1319- 1578, (Elsevier-SCIE) (IF = 13.47)
    • Utpal Barman, Ridip Dev Choudhury, “Soil texture classification using multi class support vector machine”, Information Processing in Agriculture, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2020, Pages 318-332, ISSN 2214-3173 (Elsevier SCOPUS Indexed).
    • Utpal Barman, Ridip Dev Choudhury, “Prediction of Soil pH using Smartphone based Digital Image Processing and Prediction Algorithm”, J.Mech.Cont.& Math. Sci., Vol.-14, No.2, MarchApril (2019) pp 226-249, ISSN (Online) : 2454 -7190 ISSN (Print) 0973-8975. (ESCI, WoS Indexed)
    • Utpal Barman, Ridip Dev Choudhury, “Bacterial and Virus affected Citrus Leaf Disease Classification using Smartphone and SVM ”, International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE) ISSN: 2277-3878, Volume-8 Issue-2, July 2019. (SCOPUS Indexed).
    • Utpal Barman, Uzzal Sharma, AnimeshSarmah, PranoyBhowmick, “Double Stage chain routing Protocal in WSN”, AJET, ISSN:2348-7305, Volume 8, Issue 1, June, 2019, (UGC Care Indexed)
    • Utpal Barmanet al.2018, “Estimation of Chlorophyll Using Image Processing”. Int J Recent Sci Res. 9(3), pp. 24850-24853 (UGC Approved before UGC care)
    • Barman, U., Choudhury, R., Talukdar, N., Deka, P., Kalita, I., & Rahman, N. (2018). “ Prediction of soil pH using HSI colour image processing and regression over Guwahati, Assam, India ”. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 10(2), 805-809. (SCOPUS Indexed, UGC care, NAAS Indexed)
  2. Selected Papers Accepted / Presented in Conference
    • Utpal Barmanand Adrash Pradhan, "A Survey on Content Based Image Retrieval System” in GESM 14 (international Conference) at Guwahati university, ISBN N0-978-81-921779-0-8).
    • UTPAL BARMAN, DWIPEN LASKAR, NIPJYOTI SARMA, K.V. KANIMOZHI, “A Comparative Incentive Framework for Hierarchical Peer to Peer systems”, in GESM 14 (international Conference) at Guwahati university, ISBN N0-978-81-921779-0-8)
    • V. KANIMOZHI, NIPJYOTI SARMA, DWIPEN LASKAR, UTPAL BARMAN, “A Comparative Incentive Analysis on Delay Tolerant Routing Protocols” in GESM 14 (international Conference) at Guwahati university, ISBN N0-978-81-921779-0-8)
    • Barman, R. D. Choudhury and I. Uddin, "Prediction of Soil pH using K mean Segmentation and HSV Color Image Processing," 2019 6th International Conference on Computing for Sustainable Global Development (INDIACom), New Delhi, India, 2019, pp. 31-36. (IEEE Conference, Scopus / WoS Indexed).
    • Utpal Barman, Ridip Dev Choudhury, “Performance analysis of SVM classifier for plant disease classification” Conference: IEEE Scopus indexed Conference (https://icaeese2019.org), 2nd November 2019 Scopus Indexed IEEE Conference ID: 46788 (IEEE, Scopus Indexed)
    • Utpal Barman, DigatoSahu, Golap Gunjan Barman, " A Deep Learning Based Android Application to Detect the Leaf Diseases of Maize", 6th International Conference on Mathematics and Computing, (Springer, Scopus Indexed), at Sikkim University Gangtok, 18-21 March, 2020.
    • Utpal Barman, DigantoSahu, Golap Gunjan Barman, Ridip Dev Choudhury " Comparative Assessment of AR, MA and ARMA for the Time Series Forecasting of Assam and Meghalaya Rainfall Division”, 2020 International Conference on Computational Performance Evaluation (ComPE) North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya, India. Jul 2-4, 2020 (IEEE Conference, Scopus Indexed).
    • Utpal Barman, DigantoSahu, Golap Gunjan Barman, Jayashree Das " Comparative Assessment of Deep Learning to Detect the Leaf Diseases of Potato based on Data Augmentation”, 2020 International Conference on Computational Performance Evaluation (ComPE) North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya, India. Jul 2-4, (IEEE Conference, Scopus Indexed).
    • Utpal Barman, AnimeshSarmah, DigantoSahu and Golap Gunjan Barman, “Estimation of Tea Leaf Chlorophyll using MLR, ANN, SVR and KNN in natural light condition”, International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems: I3CS 2020, NEHU, Shillong, India. 10-11 August, 2020. (Springer Conference, Scopus Indexed).
    • Utpal Barman, DigantoSahu and Golap Gunjan Barman, “Comparison of LR, SVR and DNN for the Rainfall Forecast of Guwahati, Assam”, International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems: I3CS 2020, NEHU, Shillong, India. 10-11 August, 2020. (Springer Conference, Scopus Indexed)
    • Utpal Barman, “Leaf Disease Detection using Convolutional Neural Network”, 3rd National conference on Recent Advances in Science and Technology, ASTU, Guwahati, Assam, India. Aug 17 to 19, 2020.
    • Utpal Barman, “Role of AI in Education Technology”, 3rd National conference on Recent Advances in Science and Technology, ASTU, Guwahati, Assam, India. Aug 17 to 19, 2020.
    • Utpal Barman, “Time Series Analysis of Assam Rainfall using SARIMA and ARIMA”, 4th International Conference on Smart Computing and Informatics (SCI-2020), Vasavi College of Engineering (Autonomous), Hyderabad, Telangana, India, during 09-10 October 2020 (Springer, SCOPUS Indexed)
    • Utpal Barman, Vishal Barman, Mustafizur Rahman, Nawaz Khan Choudhury, "Graph Based Extractive News article Summarization Approach leveraging static word embedding" 2021 International Conference on Computational Performance Evaluation (ComPE) North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya, India. December 1-3, (IEEE Conference, Scopus Indexed)
  3. Research Papers as Book Chapters
    • Barman U., Sahu D., Barman G.G. (2021) A Deep Learning Based Android Application to Detect the Leaf Diseases of Maize. In: Giri D., Buyya R., Ponnusamy S., De D., Adamatzky A., Abawajy J.H. (eds) Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Mathematics and Computing. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1262. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-8061-1_22
    • Das A., Das H.S., Barman U., Choudhury A., Mazumdar S., Neog A. (2021) Detection of Breast Cancer from Mammogram Images Using Deep Transfer Learning. In: Thampi S.M., Krishnan S., Hegde R.M., Ciuonzo D., Hanne T., Kannan R. J. (eds) Advances in Signal Processing and Intelligent Recognition Systems. SIRS 2020. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1365. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-0425-6_2
    • Barman U., Sarmah A., Sahu D., Barman G.G. (2021) Estimation of Tea Leaf Chlorophyll Using MLR, ANN, SVR, and KNN in Natural Light Condition. In: Maji A.K., Saha G., Das S., Basu S., Tavares J.M.R.S. (eds) Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 170. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-33-4084-8_27
    • Barman U., Sahu D., Barman G.G. (2021) Comparison of LR, SVR, and DNN for the Rainfall Forecast of Guwahati, Assam. In: Maji A.K., Saha G., Das S., Basu S., Tavares J.M.R.S. (eds) Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 170. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-33-4084-8_28
    • Barman U., Hussain A.E., Dahal M.J., Barman P., Hazarika M. (2021) Time Series Analysis of Assam Rainfall Using SARIMA and ARIMA. In: Satapathy S.C., Bhateja V., Favorskaya M.N., Adilakshmi T. (eds) Smart Computing Techniques and Applications. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol 225. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-0878-0_35
  4. Book Chapters in Reference Book and Self Learning Material (SLM)
    • One Book Chapter, entitled “Simplification of Boolean Algebra”, under the SLM of IDOL, GU in Year 2018 (August).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Planning the Computer Program” and Unit 4: Techniques of Problem solving using Computersfor Book (Paper) entitled “Problem Solving using Computers” under KKHSOU in the year 2021 (April).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Techniques of Problem solving” for Book (Paper) entitled “Problem Solving using Computers” under KKHSOU in the year 2021 (April).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Priority Queue ADT I” for Book (Paper) entitled “Advanced Data Structure” under IDOL, GU in the year 2021 (August).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Priority Queue ADT II” for Book (Paper) entitled “Advanced Data Structure” under IDOL, GU in the year 2021 (August).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Partition ADT II” for Book (Paper) entitled “Advanced Data Structure” under IDOL, GU in the year 2021 (August).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Tress and B+ Tree” for Book (Paper) entitled “Advanced Data Structure” under IDOL, GU in the year 2021 (August).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Distributed Database” for Book (Paper) entitled “Advanced DBMS” under IDOL, GU in the year 2021 (July).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Image and Multimedia Database” for Book (Paper) entitled “Advanced DBMS” under IDOL, GU in the year 2021 (July).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Spatial Database” for Book (Paper) entitled “Advanced DBMS” under IDOL, GU in the year 2021 (July).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Software Maintenance Model”for Book (Paper) entitled “Software Engineering” under IDOL, GU in the year 2021 (August).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Trees” for Book (Paper) entitled “Mathematical Foundation of Computer Science” under IDOL, GU in the year 2021 (August).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Secondary Storage Management” for Book (Paper) entitled “Operating System” under IDOL, GU in the year 2021 (August).
    • One Book chapter entitled “System Concept” for Book (Paper) entitled “System Analysis and Design” under KKHSOU in the year 2021 (July).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Database Design” for a Book (Paper) entitled “System Analysis and Design” under KKHSOU in the year 2021 (July).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Project Scheduling” for Book (Paper) entitled “System Analysis and Design” under KKHSOU in the year 2021 (July).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Multiprocessor Systems” and for Book (Paper) entitled “Operating System” under KKHSOU in the year 2021 (July).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Distributed Operating Systems”) for Book (Paper) entitled “Operating System” under KKHSOU in the year 2021 (July).
    • One Book chapter entitled “Introduction to Multiprogramming System” and for Book (Paper) entitled “Operating System” under KKHSOU in the year 2021 (July).