Faculty At Electronics And Communication Department



Ashish Kumar Bhandari
Ashish Kumar Bhandari
Assistant Professor Grade I
Basic Information Research Interest:-Image Processing, Satellite Imaging, Medical Imaging, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, and Soft Computing Techniques
Email :- ashish.bhandari@nitp.ac.in
Phone :-

Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. Image Processing and Applications (PG)
  2. Remote Sensing (PG)
  3. Voice and Video Processing (UG)
  4. Signals and System Analysis (UG)
  5. Semiconductor Devices and Circuits (UG)
  6. Elements of Electronics Engineering (UG)
Educational Qualification
  1. Ph.D. (Gold Medalist) - Indian Institute of Information Technology Jabalpur - 2015
  2. M. Tech - Indian Institute of Information Technology Jabalpur - 2011
  3. B. Tech - M.J.P. Rohilkhand University Bareilly - 2009
    Current Administrative Responsibility
    1. Departmental Time Table Coordinator (July 2018)
      Past Administrative Responsibility
      1. PI of Student Activity & Sport Council (ECE-2017-18)
      2. PG Co-ordinator (Microelectronics and VLSI Design)-2017
      3. PI of Student Activity & Sport Council (ECE-2016-17)
        Work Experiences
        1. NIT Patna 09-05-2016 to Till Date
        2. NIT Patna 30-07-2015 to 08-05-2016 (On Contract)
          Journals
          1. A. K. Bhandari, D. Kumar, and A. Kumar, Intrascale windowing based cuckoo search optimized sub-band thresholding for satellite image denoising. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Springer, (IF 1.373). , July - 2020,.
          2. M. Kumar and A. K. Bhandari, Contrast Enhancement Using Novel White Balancing Parameter Optimization for Perceptually Invisible Images. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (IF 9.34). , June - 2020,.
          3. A. K. Bhandari, K. Rahul, and S. Shahnawazuddin, A fused contextual color image thresholding using cuttlefish algorithm. Neural Computing and Applications, Springer, (IF 4.774). , May - 2020,.
          4. A. K. Bhandari, N. Singh, and I. V. Kumar, Lightning search algorithm-based contextually fused multilevel image segmentation. Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, (IF 5.472). , March - 2020,.
          5. A. K. Bhandari, P. Kandhway, and S. Maurya, Salp Swarm Algorithm Based Optimally Weighted Histogram Framework for Image Enhancement. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, (IF 3.658). , February - 2020,.
          6. N. Singh, A. K. Bhandari, and A. Singh, Variational Mode Decomposition Based Multilevel Color Image Segmentation Scheme. Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, Springer, (IF 1.681). , January - 2020,.
          7. N. Singh and A. K. Bhandari, Image Contrast Enhancement with Brightness Preservation Using an Optimal Gamma and Logarithmic Approach. IET Image Processing, (IF 2.004) . , December - 2019,.
          8. K. Srinivas, A. K. Bhandari, and A. Singh, Exposure-Based Energy Curve Equalization for Enhancement of Contrast Distorted Images. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (IF 4.133) . , December - 2019,.
          9. K. Srinivas and A. K. Bhandari, Low Light Image Enhancement with Adaptive Sigmoid Transfer Function. IET Image Processing, (IF 2.004) . , November - 2019,.
          10. P. Kandhway, A. K. Bhandari, and A. Singh, A novel reformed histogram equalization based medical image contrast enhancement using krill herd optimization. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Elsevier, (IF 3.137). , September - 2019,.
          11. A. K. Bhandari, N. Singh, and S. Shubham, An efficient optimal multilevel image thresholding with electromagnetism-like mechanism. Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, (IF 2.313). , September - 2019,.
          12. A. K. Bhandari, A. Ghosh, and I. V. Kumar, A Local Contrast Fusion Based 3D Otsu Algorithm for Multilevel Image Segmentation. IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, (IF 5.129). 6(6), August - 2019,1-14, .
          13. A. K. Bhandari, S. Shahnawazuddin, and A. K. Meena, A Novel Fuzzy Clustering Based Histogram Model for Image Contrast Enhancement. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, (IF 9.518). , July - 2019,.
          14. P. Kandhway and A. K. Bhandari, Spatial context based optimal multilevel energy curve thresholding for image segmentation using soft computing techniques. Neural Computing and Applications, Springer, (IF 4.774). , June - 2019,.
          15. A. K. Bhandari and I. V. Kumar, A context sensitive energy thresholding based 3D Otsu function for image segmentation using human learning optimization. Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, (IF 5.472). , June - 2019,.
          16. A. K. Bhandari, I. V. Kumar, and K. Srinivas, Cuttlefish Algorithm Based Multilevel 3D Otsu Function for Color Image Segmentation. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, (IF 3.658). , June - 2019,.
          17. A. K. Bhandari and K. Rahul, A novel local contrast fusion-based fuzzy model for color image multilevel thresholding using grasshopper optimization. Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, (IF 5.472). 81, May - 2019,.
          18. A. K. Bhandari, A. Singh, and I. V. Kumar, Spatial Context Energy Curve based Multilevel 3D Otsu Algorithm for Image Segmentation. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, (IF 9.309). , May - 2019,.
          19. P. Kandhway and A. K. Bhandari, Modified Clipping Based Image Enhancement Scheme Using Difference of Histogram Bins. IET Image Processing, (IF 2.004) . , May - 2019,.
          20. A. K. Bhandari and S. Maurya, Cuckoo search algorithm based brightness preserving histogram scheme for low contrast image enhancement. Soft Computing, Springer, (IF 3.050). , April - 2019,.
          21. P. Kandhway and A. K. Bhandari, Spatial context cross entropy function based multilevel image segmentation using multi-verse optimizer. Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, (IF 2.313). , March - 2019,.
          22. A. K. Bhandari and K. Rahul, A context sensitive Masi entropy for multilevel image segmentation using moth swarm algorithm. Infrared Physics & Technology, Elsevier, (IF 2.379). 98, May - 2019,132-154, .
          23. A. K. Bhandari, A logarithmic law based histogram modification scheme for naturalness image contrast enhancement. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, Springer, (IF 4.594). , February - 2019,.
          24. P. Kandhway and A. K. Bhandari, An optimal adaptive thresholding based sub-histogram equalization for brightness preserving image contrast Enhancement. Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, Springer, (IF 1.810). , February - 2019,.
          25. A. K. Bhandari, S. Maurya, and A. K. Meena, MFO-based thresholded and weighted histogram scheme for brightness preserving image enhancement. IET Image Processing, (IF 2.004). , January - 2019,.
          26. S. Shubham and A. K. Bhandari, A generalized Masi entropy based efficient multilevel thresholding method for color image segmentation. Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, (IF 2.313). , June - 2019,.
          27. P. Kandhway and A. K. Bhandari, A water cycle algorithm based multilevel thresholding system for color image segmentation using Masi entropy. Circuits, Systems & Signal Processing, Springer, (IF 1.681). , July - 2019,.
          28. A. K. Bhandari, A novel beta differential evolution algorithm based fast multilevel thresholding for color image segmentation. Neural Computing and Applications, Springer, (IF 4.774). , September - 2018,.
          29. A. K. Bhandari, S. Maurya, and A. K. Meena, Social Spider Optimization Based Optimally Weighted Otsu Thresholding for Image Enhancement. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, (IF 3.827). , September - 2018,.
          30. S. Pare, A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, and V. Bajaj, Backtracking search algorithm for color image multilevel thresholding. Signal, Image and Video Processing, Springer, (IF 1.794). 12(2), February - 2018, 385-392, .
          31. S. Pare, A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, A new technique for multilevel color image thresholding based on modified fuzzy entropy and lévy flight firefly algorithm. Computers and Electrical Engineering, Elsevier, (IF 2.663). , August - 2018,.
          32. S. Pare, A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, An optimal Color Image Multilevel Thresholding Technique using Grey-Level Co-occurrence Matrix. Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier, (IF 5.452). 87, November - 2017, 335-362, .
          33. A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, S. Chaudhary, and G. K. Singh, A new beta differential evolution algorithm for edge preserved colored satellite image enhancement. Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, Springer, (IF 1.810). 28(2) - 2017, 495-527, .
          34. A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, S. Chaudhary, and G. K. Singh, A novel color image multilevel thresholding based segmentation using nature inspired optimization algorithms. Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier, (IF 5.452). 63 - 2016, 112-133, .
          35. A. K. Bhandari, D. Kumar, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, Optimal sub-band adaptive thresholding based edge preserved satellite image denoising using adaptive differential evolution algorithm. Neurocomputing, Elsevier, (IF 4.438). 174, October - 2016, 698-721, .
          36. A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, G. K. Singh, and V. Soni, Performance study of evolutionary algorithm for different wavelet filters for satellite image denoising using sub-band adaptive threshold. Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, Taylor and Francis, (IF 2.039). 28(1-2) - 2016, 71-95, .
          37. A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, G. K. Singh, and V. Soni, Dark satellite image enhancement using knee transfer function and gamma correction based on DWT–SVD. Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, Springer, (IF 1.810). 27(2), March - 2016, 453-476, .
          38. A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, Improved knee transfer function and gamma correction based method for contrast and brightness enhancement of satellite image. AEU-International Journal of Electronics and Communications, Elsevier, (IF 2.924). 69(2), February - 2015, 579-589, .
          39. A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, Tsallis entropy based multilevel thresholding for colored satellite image segmentation using evolutionary algorithms. Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier, (IF 5.452). 42(22), December - 2015, 8707-8730, .
          40. A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, Modified artificial bee colony based computationally efficient multilevel thresholding for satellite image segmentation using Kapur’s, Otsu and Tsallis functions. Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier, (IF 5.452). 42(3), August - 2015, 1573-1601, .
          41. A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, Improved feature extraction scheme for satellite images using NDVI and NDWI technique based on DWT and SVD. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Springer, (IF 1.327). 8(9), September - 2015, 6949-6966, .
          42. A. K. Bhandari, V. Soni, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, Cuckoo search algorithm based satellite image contrast and brightness enhancement using DWT–SVD. ISA Transactions, Elsevier, (IF 4.305). 53(4) - 2014, 1286-1296, .
          43. A. K. Bhandari, V. K. Singh, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, Cuckoo search algorithm and wind driven optimization based study of satellite image segmentation for multilevel thresholding using Kapur’s entropy. Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier, (IF 5.452). 41(7) - 2014, 3538-3560, .
          44. A. K. Bhandari, V. Soni, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, Artificial bee colony-based satellite image contrast and brightness enhancement technique using DWT-SVD. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Taylor and Francis, (IF 2.976). 35(5) - 2014, 1601-1624, .
          45. V. Soni, A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, Improved sub-band adaptive thresholding function for denoising of satellite image based on evolutionary algorithms. IET Signal Processing, (IF 1.754). 7(8) - 2013, 720-730, .
          46. A. Kumar, A. K. Bhandari, and P. Padhy, Improved normalised difference vegetation index method based on discrete cosine transform and singular value decomposition for satellite image processing. IET Signal Processing, (IF 1.754). 6(7) - 2012, 617-625, .
            International Conferences
            1. A. K. Bhandari, Stationary Wavelet Transform Based Satellite Image Enhancement and Edge Preservation Using Haar Wavelet Filter, TENCON.  Seoul, Republic of Korea,October - 2018, (Accepted).
            2. S. Pare, A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, Rényi’s Entropy and BAT Algorithm based Color Image Multilevel Thresholding, International Conference on Machine Intelligence and Signal Processing (MISP), Springer, Singapore,.  71-84, IIT Indore,December - 2018, .
            3. S. Pare, A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, G. K. Singh, and S. Khare, Satellite image segmentation based on different objective functions using genetic algorithm: A comparative study, Digital Signal Processing (DSP), 20th IEEE International Conference on,.  730-734, Singapore,July - 2015, .
            4. A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, SVD based poor contrast improvement of blurred multispectral remote sensing satellite images, Computer and Communication Technology (ICCCT), 2012 Third IEEE International Conference on.  156-159, - 2012, .
            5. A. K. Bhandari, M. Gadde, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, Comparative analysis of different wavelet filters for low contrast and brightness enhancement of multispectral remote sensing images, Machine Vision and Image Processing (MVIP), 2012 IEEE International Conference on.  81-86, - 2012, .
            6. A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, and G. K. Singh, Feature extraction using Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI): a case study of Jabalpur city, Procedia Technology, Elsevier.  612-621, - 2012, .
            7. BK Ashish, A. Kumar, and P. K. Padhy, Satellite image processing using discrete cosine transform and singular value decomposition, Advances in Digital Image Processing and Information Technology, Springer.  277-290, - 2011, .
            8. A. K. Bhandari, A. Kumar, and P. K. Padhy, Enhancement of low contrast satellite images using discrete cosine transform and singular value decomposition, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology,.  35-41, Paris,July - 2011, .
            Professional Services
            1. Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers
            2. Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
            3. Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
            4. Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement
            5. Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
            6. Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems
            7. Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
            8. Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
            9. Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics
            10. Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience
            11. Reviewer of IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing
            12. Reviewer of IEEE Sensors Journal
            13. Reviewer of IET Image Processing
            14. Reviewer of Pattern Recognition, Elsevier
            15. Reviewer of Neurocomputing, Elsevier
            16. Reviewer of Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier
            17. Reviewer of Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, Elsevier
            18. Reviewer of Expert Systems and Applications, Elsevier
            19. Reviewer of Signal Processing, Elsevier
            20. Reviewer of Digital Signal Processing, Elsevier
            21. Reviewer of Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Elsevier
            22. Reviewer of Knowledge-Based Systems, Elsevier
            23. Reviewer of Signal, Image and Video Processing, Springer
            Phd Students
            1. Pankaj Kandhway - Histogram Approach Based Contrast Enhancement ( Jul 2016 - Aug 2020 ).
            2. Kankanala Srinivas - Low Light Image Enhancement ( 2017 - Continue ).
            3. Neha Singh - Dark Image Enhancement and Segmentation Scheme ( 2018 - Continue ).
            4. Mohit Kumar (Part Time) - Contrast Enhancement for Perceptually Invisible Images ( 2018 - Continue ).
            5. Ravi Kumar (Part Time) - Biomedical Image Processing ( 2019 - Continue ).
            6. Anshuman Prakash (Part Time) - Medical Image Enhancement ( 2019 - Continue ).
            7. Reman Kumar (Part Time) - Image Dehazing for Enhanced Visualization ( 2019 - Continue ).
            8. Sonu Kumar (Part Time) - Efficient Multilevel Image Segmentation ( 2019 - Continue ).
            9. Pallavi Singh (Part Time) - Image Denoising ( 2019 - Continue ).