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Prof. Neeraj Sharma
Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering IIT BHU
neeraj.bme@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
Bioinstrumentation, Biomedical Signal and image Processing.

Official Address:  Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi-221005
                                                                                   
 

Academic Qualifications:  
Ph. D     Biomedical Engineering (Instrumentation),
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) (Formerly, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, India
Title of Thesis: Segmentation of CT and MR Images of Brain and Liver Using Neuro-Fuzzy Techniques
M. Tech.   Instrumentation,
National Institute of Technology (Formerly, Regional Engineering College Kurukshetra*, India
B. Tech.   Electrical Engineering,
Regional Engineering College Kurukshetra*, India)
*Presently National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra.
 

Fellowships/Life Memberships of Professional Societies:

  1. Life member of Association of Medical Physicist of India.
  2. Life member of Indian Society of Technical Education

    Subjects Taught: Bio-Instrumentation, Computer application in biomedical engineering

    Teaching Experience:  26 years
    Courses taught

    Course No. & Title Level (UG/PG)
    BM 301 Electronic Measurement and Instruments for Biomedical Applications UG
    BM-401 Bioinstrumentation and Medical Imaging Modalities PG
    BM-402 Biomedical Signal & Image Processing PG
    BM-411 Artificial Intelligence And Its Application In Biomedical Engineering PG
    BM-311 Microprocessor and microcontroller UG
    BM 513 Biomedical Instrumentation design, safety and reliability aspects PG
    BM 522 Hospital System Management PG

     

    Area of Specializations:
    • Bio-Instrumentation,
    • Biomedical Image Processing
    • Artificial Intelligence
    Programming Languages Known:
    • MATLAB
    • C, C + +

     

    Presently working on auto segmentation and artifacts correction of medical images, and design and development of below knee prosthetic Device. Actively involved in teaching of UG and PG courses of Biomedical engineering and have guided several Projects at M. Tech. level in the area of and Biomedical signal and image processing and Bio-Instrumentation.

    Area of Specializations:
    • Bio-Instrumentation,
    • Biomedical Image Processing
    • Artificial Intelligence

    Consultancy work:

    1. Completed consultancy project in 2008 awarded for “Review of quality adherence to technical specification and use of health facility building and medical equipment of Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand health system development project”, review done for World Bank jointly with Faith Healthcare Private Limited, Delhi.
    2. Completed consultancy project in Sept 2011 regarding “Review of quality/adherence to technical specification & use of health facility building & medical equipment of Rajasthan Health System Development Project”, review done for World Bank jointly with Faith Healthcare Private Limited, Delhi.

    Patent Applied: Non invasive blood glucose meter based on modulated ultrasound & optical technique.

    Industrial collaboration:
    Principal investigator of jointly collaboration of SBME, IIT (BHU) Varanasi with Pravartan Technologies Private Limited, Gurgaon – Haryana, India as  for the development of:
    1. Wearable biomedical device for stress management (“LesStress”)
    2. Non Invasive glucometer

    Invited Talks:

    •  Invited lecture delivered at ISM Dhanbad, for Short Term Course on “Image Processing: Algorithms and Applications” during 13-17 June 2016, delivered: “Medical Image Processing and its Practical Session”.
    •  “Design criterion, safety, reliability aspects of Biomedical equipment” at Challenges in Product Development of Medical Implants and Devices, Indian Institute of Science and Technology, Shibpur on 18 December 2015 .
    • “Dealing with the artifacts in medical images: An important issue in computer aided analysis of medical images” at Challenges in Product Development of Medical Implants and Devices, Indian Institute of Science and Technology, Shibpur on 19 December 2015
    • “Segmentation of Medical images using artificial intelligence techniques: our experiences”, March-2010 and attended meeting on “Advanced detectors in physics and medical diagnosis” at Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata.

    Research Project

    1. Completed successfully the project jointly with Industrial collaborator Pravartan Technology, Gurgoan, title of project: "Wireless Dry sensors and mobile based ECG and Cloud based consultancy platform", BIRAC project (IIPME project BT/IIPME0051/01/15).
    Journal Publications:
    Year 2021
    • Pankaj K Jain, Neeraj Sharma, Argiris A Giannopoulos, Luca Saba, Andrew Nicolaides, Jasjit S Suri, Hybrid deep learning segmentation models for atherosclerotic plaque in internal carotid artery B-mode ultrasound, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol 136, 104721. 2021.
    •  B Jena, S Saxena, GK Nayak, L Saba, N Sharma, JS Suri, Artificial intelligence-based hybrid deep learning models for image classification: The first narrative review, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol 137, 104803, 2021.
    • S Negi, U Sagar, VK Nautiyal, N Sharma, Design and analysis of magneto-rheological damper based ankle-foot prosthesis prototype, Industrial Robot: the international journal of robotics research and application, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/IR-04-2021.
    • TS Sharan, S Tripathi, S Sharma, N Sharma, Encoder modified U-net and feature pyramid network for multi-class segmentation of cardiac magnetic resonance images, IETE Technical Review, 1-13, 2021.
    • Sumit Tripathi, Neeraj Sharma, Denoising of Magnetic Resonance Images Using Discriminative Learning-Based Deep Convolutional Neural Network. Technology and healthcare. 2021.
    • Luca Saba, Skandha S Sanagala, Suneet K Gupta, Vijaya K Koppula, Amer M Johri, Narendra N Khanna, Sophie Mavrogeni, John R Laird, Gyan Pareek, Martin Miner, Petros P Sfikakis, Athanasios Protogerou, Durga P Misra, Vikas Agarwal, Aditya M Sharma, Vijay Viswanathan, Vijay S Rathore, Monika Turk, Raghu Kolluri, Klaudija Viskovic, Elisa Cuadrado-Godia, George D Kitas, Neeraj Sharma, Andrew Nicolaides, Jasjit S Suri, Multimodality carotid plaque tissue characterization and classification in the artificial intelligence paradigm: a narrative review for stroke application, Annals of Translational Medicine, Vol 9 (14), 2021.
    • A Prakash, N Sharma, S Sharma, An affordable transradial prosthesis based on force myography sensor, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 325, 112699, 2021.
    • Sumit Tripathi, Taresh Sarvesh Sharan, Shiru Sharma, Neeraj Sharma, An Augmented Deep Learning Network with Noise Suppression feature for Efficient Segmentation of Magnetic Resonance Images. Journal: IETE Technical Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1080/02564602.2021.1937349, 2021.
    • Sumit Tripathi, Neeraj Sharma, Computer-aided Automatic Approach for Denoising of Magnetic Resonance Images. Journal: Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1080/21681163.2020.1818628, 2021.
    • Negi, S., Sharma, S. and Sharma, N., "FSR and IMU sensors-based human gait phase detection and its correlation with EMG signal for different terrain walk", Sensor Review, Vol. 41 No. 3, pp. 235-245. https://doi.org/ 10.1108/SR-10-2020-0249. 2021.
    • U Kasiviswanathan, C Kumar, S Poddar, S Jit, N Sharma, SK Mahto, Extended Large Area Si/ZnO Heterojunction Biosensor for Assessing Functional Behaviour of Primary Cortical Neuronal Cells, IEEE Sensors Journal, 2021.
    • U Kasiviswanathan, CK Balavigneswaran, C Kumar, S Poddar, S Jit, Aluminium Oxide Thin-Film based in vitro Cell-Substrate Sensing Device for Monitoring Proliferation of Myoblast Cells, IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, 2021.
    • R Bhattacharjee, F Heitz, V Noblet, S Sharma, N Sharma, Evaluation of a Learning-based Deformable Registration Method on Abdominal CT Images, IRBM 42 (2), 94-105, 2021.
    • U Kasiviswanathan, C Kumar, S Poddar, S Jit, N Sharma, SK Mahto, Functional Behaviour of the Primary Cortical Neuronal Cells on the Large Surface of TiO2 and SnO2 based Biosensing Device, IEEE Transactions on Nano Bioscience, 2021.
    • Luca Saba, Skandha S Sanagala, Suneet K Gupta, Vijaya K Koppula, John R Laird, Vijay Viswanathan, Miguel J Sanches, George D Kitas, Amer M Johri, Neeraj Sharma, Andrew Nicolaides, Jasjit S Suri, A Multicenter Study on Carotid Ultrasound Plaque Tissue Characterization and Classification Using Six Deep Artificial Intelligence Models: A Stroke Application IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement 70, 1-12, 2021.
    • TS Sharan, S Sharma, N Sharma, Denoising and spike removal from Raman spectra using double density dual-tree complex wavelet transform, Journal of Applied Spectroscopy 88 (1), 117-124, 2021.
    Year 2020
    • Negi, S., Negi, P.C., Sharma, S. and Sharma, N., Human locomotion classification for different terrains using machine learning techniques. Critical ReviewsTM in Biomedical Engineering, 48(4), 2020.
    • Sumit Tripathi, Ashish Verma, Neeraj Sharma, Automatic segmentation of brain tumor in MR images using an enhanced deep learning approach. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 2020.
    • Negi, S., CBS Negi, P., Sharma, S., and Sharma, N., Electromyographic and acceleration signals-based gait phase analysis for multiple terrain classification using deep learning. International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology, 11(6), 2020.
    • Venkatesh, Vishal, Neeraj Sharma, Vivek Srivastava, and Munendra Singh. "Unsupervised smoke to desmoked laparoscopic surgery images using contrast driven Cyclic-Desmoke GAN." Computers in Biology and Medicine 123: 103873, 2020.
    • V Venkatesh, N Sharma, M Singh, Intensity inhomogeneity correction of MRI images using InhomoNet, Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics 84, 101748, 2020.
    • U Kasiviswanathan, S Poddar, C Kumar, S Jit, SK Mahto, N Sharma, A portable standalone wireless electric cell-substrate impedance sensing (ECIS) system for assessing dynamic behavior of mammalian cells, Journal of Analytical Science and Technology 11 (1), 1-12, 2020.
    • Uvanesh Kasiviswanathan, Chandan Kumar, Suruchi Poddar, Satyabrata Jit, Sanjeev Kumar Mahto, Neeraj Sharma: “Fabrication of MSM Based Biosensing Device for Assessing Dynamic Behavior of Adherent Mammalian Cells”. IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 20, no. 17, pp. 9652-9659, DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2020.2990919
    • Uvanesh Kasiviswanathan, Suruchi Poddar, Chandan Kumar, Satyabrata Jit, Sanjeev Kumar Mahto, Neeraj Sharma: “A Portable Standalone Wireless Electric Cell–Substrate Impedance Sensing (ECIS) System for Assessing Dynamic Behaviour of Mammalian Cells”. Journal of Analytical Science and Technology, Springer Open; Volume 11; Article number 25 (2020); DOI: 10.1186/s40543-020-00223-9
    • Gaurav Kumar, Uvanesh Kasiviswanathan, Sumedha Mukherjee, Sanjeev Kumar Mahto, Neeraj Sharma, Ranjana Patnaik: “Changes in electrolyte concentrations alter the impedance during ischemia-reperfusion injury in rat brain", Physiological Measurements, IOP 2019 Oct 30; 40(10):105004; DOI: 10.1088/1361-6579/ab47ee;
    • Prakash, Alok, Ajay Kumar Sahi, Neeraj Sharma, and Shiru Sharma. 2020. “Force Myography Controlled Multifunctional Hand Prosthesis for Upper-Limb Amputees.” Biomedical Signal Processing and Control 62 (September): 102122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bspc.2020.102122.
    • Prakash, Alok, Neeraj Sharma, and Shiru Sharma. 2020. “Novel Force Myography Sensor to Measure Muscle Contractions for Controlling Hand Prostheses.” Instrumentation Science & Technology 48 (1): 43–62. https://doi.org/10.1080/10739149.2019.1655441.
    • H Shakya, S Sharma, N Sharma, The efficacy of mechanical cervical traction for cervical spondylosis patients, International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics 12 (6), 591-598, 2020.
    • Anuranjeeta, S Sharma, N Sharma, M Singh, KK Shukla, Enhancement and segmentation of histopathological images of cancer using dynamic stochastic resonance, International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics 12 (2), 180-193, 2020.
    • Sharma, Neeraj, Alok Prakash, Ajay Kumar Sahi, Neeraj Sharma, and Shiru Sharma. 2020. “Multimodal Sensor to Measure the Concurrent Electrical and Mechanical Activity of Muscles for Controlling a Hand Prosthesis.” Instrumentation Science & Technology, August, 1–18. https://doi.org/10.1080/10739149.2020.1804932.
    • Singh, Munendra, Vishal Venkatesh, Ashish Verma, and Neeraj Sharma. "Segmentation of MRI data using multi-objective antlion based improved fuzzy c-means." Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering 40, no. 3 (2020): 1250-1266.
    • Negi, S., Negi, P.C., Sharma, S. and Sharma, N., 2020. Human Locomotion Classification for Different Terrains Using Machine Learning Techniques. Critical Reviews™ in Biomedical Engineering, 48(4).
    Year 2019
    • A Prakash, S Sharma, N Sharma, A compact-sized surface EMG sensor for myoelectric hand prosthesis, Biomedical engineering letters 9 (4), 467-479, 2019.
    Year 2018
    • Singh, M., Verma, A., & Sharma, N. (2018). Optimized multi-stable stochastic resonance for the enhancement of pituitary microadenoma in MRI. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 22(3), 862 – 873. SCI, IF:3.85
    • Singh, M., Verma, A. & Sharma, N., Multi-objective noise estimator for the application of de-noising and segmentation of MRI data. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. Vol. 46, 249-259 (2018), SCI, IF: 2.78.
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    Year 2017:
    • Munendra Singh, Ashish Verma, Neeraj Sharma, “BAT optimization based neuron model of stochastic resonance for the enhancement of MR images.” Biocybernatics and Biomedical Engineering, 37, no. 1 (2017):124-134. SCI, IF: 1.021
    • Singh, M., Sharma, S., Verma, A., & Sharma, N. (2017). Enhancement and Intensity Inhomogeneity Correction of Diffusion-Weighted MR Images of Neonatal and Infantile Brain Using Dynamic Stochastic Resonance. Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, 37(4), 508-518. SCI, IF:0.989
    • A Kajaria, N Sharma, S Sharma, S Pradhan, M Abhijit, L Aggarwal, “Monte Carlo study of a flattening filter-free 6 MV photon beam using the BEAMnrc code”,  Biomedical Research 28 (4), 2017.
    • S Saxena, S Sharma, N Sharma,  Study of Parallel Image Processing with the Implementation of vHGW Algorithm using CUDA on NVIDIA’S GPU Framework, Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering, 2017
    Year 2016:
    • Munendra Singh, Neeraj Sharma, Ashish Verma and Shiru Sharma, “Dynamic Stochastic Resonance based diffusion-weighted MR image enhancement using multi-objective PSO.” Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering (Springer), 36, no. 6 (2016): 891-900.
    • Munendra Singh, Shiru Sharma, Ashish Verma, Neeraj Sharma, “Enhancement and Intensity Inhomogeneity Correction of Diffusion-weighted MR image of Neonatal and infantile brain using Dynamic Stochastic Resonance”, Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering (Springer), March 2016.
    • Saxena S., Sharma N., Sharma S., Parallel Image Processing Techniques, Benefits and Limitations, Research Journal of Applied Science, Engineering & Technology, 12(2), 223- 238, 2016.
    • A Kajaria , N.  Sharma, S Sharma, S Pradhan, A Mandal, L Aggarwal,  Study of unflattened photon beams shaped by multileaf collimator using BEAMnrc code Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, Vol. 15(4), 2016.
    • A Kajaria, N Sharma, S Sharma, S Pradhan, A Mandal, LM Aggarwal, “Study of the dosimetric properties of an unflattened 6-MV photon beam by using the BEAMnrc code”, Journal of the Korean Physical Society 69 (4),  2016.
    • A Kajaria, N Sharma, S Sharma, S Pradhan, A Mandal, LM Aggarwal, “Analysis of Radiation Transport through Multileaf Collimators Using BEAMnrc Code”, American Journal of Biomedical Engineering 6 (4), 124-131, 2106.
    • Ankit kajaria, Neeraj Sharma, Shiru Sharma, Satyajit Pradhan, Lalit.M.Aggarwal, “Monte Carlo calculation of 6 MV Varian Linac photon beam spectral characteristics using the BEAM code” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 11(14), 2016.
    • Subhash Chand Kheruka, Lalit Mohan Aggarwal, Neeraj Sharma, Umesh Chand Naithani, Anil Kumar Maurya, Sanjay Gambhir, “Evaluation of single-photon emission computed tomography images obtained with and without copper filter by segmentation”, Vol. 31(2), 2016.
    •  Saxena S., Sharma S., Sharma N., Verma A., An Automated System for Atlas Based Multiple Organ Segmentation of Abdominal CT images,  British Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science, 12(1), 1-14, 2016.
    Year 2015:
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Srivastava, A., Sharma, N., Sharma, S., ‘Noninvasive blood glucose measurement utilizing a newly designed system based on modulated ultrasound and infrared light’, International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries; Springer, 1-10, December 2015. DOI 10.1007/s13410-015-0459-0.
    • Saxena S., Sharma N., Sharma S., “Multithreaded Approach for Registration of Medical Images using Mutual Information in Multicore Environment and its Applications in Medical Imaging ” in International Journal of Computer Application,vol. 113(3):23-32, March 2015.
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Srivastava, A., Sharma, N., Sharma, S., ‘Error Grid Analysis of Reference and Predicted Blood Glucose Level values as obtained from the Normal and Prediabetic Human Volunteers’, American Journal of Biomedical Engineering, 5(1); 2015, pp.6-14.
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Srivastava, A., Sharma, N., Sharma, S.,  ‘The Error Grid Analysis of invasive and indigenously developed noninvasive technique based blood glucose readings obtained from the effect of various glucose concentration sample solutions over blood glucose levels on the human subjects’, Research Journal of Biotechnology. Vol. 10(1), January, 2015.pp.76-84.
    • Srivastava, A., Chowdhury, M.K., Sharma, S., Sharma, N.,  ‘The utilization of ultrasonic standing waves for predicting glucose concentration levels in dextrose mixed intralipid based tissue phantom’, Research Journal of Biotechnology, Vol.10(6), 50-56, 2015.
    • Saxena S., Sharma N., Sharma S., “A Significant Approach for Implementing Parallel Image Processing using MATLAB with Java Threads and Its Implementation in Segmentation using Otsu’s-Method-in-Multi-Core-Environment” in-International Journal of Applied Engineering and Research, Vol. 10, No 17, pp. 37651 – 37657, 2015.
    • Saxena S., Sharma N., Sharma S., “Parallel Computing in Genetic Algorithm (GA) with The Parallel Solution of n Queen’s Problem Based on GA in Multicore Architecture” in International Journal of Applied Engineering and Research, Vol 10, No 17, pp. 37707–37716, 2015.
    Year 2014:
    • Subodh Srivastava, Neeraj Sharma, S.K. Singh “Quantitative analysis of a general framework of a CAD tool for breast cancer detection from mammograms”, Journal
      of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics (JMIHI), Vol. 4, pp. 1-21, 2014.
    • O.P.Singh, S.K.Saraf, I.S,Gambhir, Gaurav-Singh, Er.Anup-Sam-Mathew, Neeraj-Sharma,The Effect of Knee Sleeve on Loading Response Phase of Normal Gait, Indian Journal of Movement Education and Exercises Sciences (IJMEES), Bi-annual Refereed Journal, Vol. IV No. 1 January-June 2014
    • Subodh Srivastava, Neeraj Shrama,and S.K. Singh “ A combined approach for the enhancement and segmentation of mammograms using modified fuzzy C-means method in wavelet domain” , Journal of Medical Physics, Vol. 39, No. 3, 169-83, 2014. (In PubMed).
    • Subodh Srivastava, Neeraj Sharma, S. K. Singh, ”Fusion of SFS-SVM feature selection methods using robust rank aggregation for optimal feature subset selection for mammogram classification,” International Journal of Enhanced Research in
      Science Technology & Engineering, ISSN: 2319-7463 Vol. 3 Issue 1, January-
      2014, pp: (171-176).
    • Subodh Srivastava, Neeraj Sharma, S.K. Singh, ”Empirical Analysis of supervised and unsupervised filter based feature selection methods for breast cancer classification from digital mammograms,” International Journal of computer Applications, (0975-8887) Volume No . 88-N0.8 February , 2014.
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Srivastava, A., Sharma, N., Sharma, S., ‘Estimation of fasting Blood glucose levels by invasive and indigenously developed noninvasive technology and its correlation with the glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) biomarker in healthy and diabetic subjects’, Research Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 9(12), December, 2014, pp.64-71.
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Srivastava, A., Sharma, N., Sharma, S., ‘Prospective Analysis of Developing Noninvasive Blood Glucose Monitoring Biosensors for Diabetic population’, Bioscience Biotechnology Research Asia, December 2014. Vol. 11(3), December, 2014, pp.593-602.
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Srivastava, A., Sharma, N., Sharma, S., ‘The role of amplitude modulated ultrasonic standing waves in noninvasive blood glucose level detections’, Advances in Bio Research, Vol 5 (4) December 2014, pp.103-109.
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Srivastava, A., Sharma, N., Sharma, S.,  ‘Five days daily sessions of noninvasive blood glucose level predictions based on amplitude modulated ultrasound and infrared technique over a healthy and diabetic subject’, Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vol.5.Ver. IV , Sep-Oct, 2014, pp-34-41.
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Srivastava, A., Sharma, N., Sharma, S., ‘The potential application of amplitude modulated ultrasound with Infrared Technique for blood glucose level determination in non invasive manner’. Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal, Vol.7, No.1, June, 2014 , pp.195-206.
    • Srivastava, A., Chowdhury, M.K., Sharma, S., Sharma, N., ‘Measurement of Glucose Concentration using Amplitude Modulated Ultrasound with Infrared Technique in Intralipid Phantoms and Human Whole Blood mixed intralipid phantom of Healthy and Diabetic Subjects’, Bioscience Biotechnology Research Asia, August 2014. Vol. 11(2), 593-602 (2014).
    • Srivastava, A., Chowdhury, M.K., Sharma, S., Sharma, N., ‘Determination of glucose concentration in various optical phantoms by indigenously developed ultrasound collaborated infrared technology’, Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal, Vol. 7(2), 727-736 (2014).
    • Srivastava, A., Chowdhury, M.K., Sharma, S., Sharma, N., ‘The viability of Intralipid optical phantom for developing noninvasive blood glucometer’. Adv. Biores., Vol 5 (4) December 2014: 80-87.
    Year 2013:
    • Srivastava, S., Sharma, N., Singh, S.K., ‘Design, analysis and classifier evaluation for a CAD tool for breast cancer detection from digital mammograms’, Int. J.
      Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 13,No. 3, pp. 270–300, 2013.
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Srivastava, A., Sharma, N., Sharma, S., ‘The influence of blood glucose level upon the transport of light in diabetic and non-diabetic subjects’. International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research, 4(5), May, 2013 pp.306-316.
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Srivastava, A., Sharma, N., Sharma, S., ‘Challenges & Countermeasures in Optical Noninvasive Blood Glucose Detection’, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), Vol.2, Issue 1, Jan, 2013., pp.324-329.
    • Srivastava, A., Chowdhury, M.K., Sharma, S., Sharma, N., ‘Blood Glucose Monitoring Using Non Invasive Optical Method: Design Limitations and Challenges’, International Journal of Advanced Research in Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (IJAREEIE),Vol. 2, Issue 1, Jan 2013, pp.615-620.
    • Srivastava, A., Chowdhury, M.K., Sharma, S., Sharma, N., ‘Optical Clearance Effect Determination of Glucose by near Infrared Technique: An Experimental Study using An Intralipid Based Tissue Phantom’, International Journal of Advances in Engineering & Technology (IJAET), Volume 6 Issue 3, pp. 1097-1108, July 2013.
    • Sanjay Saxena, Neeraj Sharma, Shiru Sharma, “Image processing tasks using parallel computing in multicore architecture & its application in medical imaging ” in international journal of advance research in computer and communication in engineering(IJARCCE), Vol. 2, issue 4, April 2013.
    • Sanjay Saxena, Neeraj Sharma and Shiru Sharma , “Region wise processing of an image using multithreading in multi core environment & its application in medical imaging”, in International journal of Computer Engineering & Technology (IJCET).Volume:4,Issue:4,Pages:20-30, 2013.
    • A. Srivastava, Md. K. Chowdhury, S. Sharma, N. Sharma, ‘Optical Clearance Effect Determination of Glucose by near Infrared Technique: An Experimental Study using An Intralipid Based Tissue Phantom’, International Journal of Advances in Engineering & Technology (IJAET), Volume 6 Issue 3, pp. 1097-1108, July 2013.
    • A.Srivastava, Md.K.Chowdhury, S.Sharma, N.Sharma, “Blood Glucose Monitoring Using Non Invasive Optical Method: Design Limitations and Challenges”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (IJAREEIE), Vol. 2, issue 1, Jan 2013, pp.615-620. (Impact factor 1.686).
    Year 2012:
    • Subodh Srivastava, R. Srivastava, N. Sharma et al., “A Fourth-order PDE based
      Nonlinear Filter for Speckle Reduction from Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)Images”, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology (IJBET), Inderscience Publications, UK., Vol. 10, No. 1, pp.55–69, 2012.
    • Neeraj Sharma, and Shiru Sharma, ‘Bio-inspired optimization techniques and their application to biomedical engineering’, Indian journal of industrial and applied mathematics, Vol. 3 No. 1, pp 114-127, (2012).
    • Mousumi Dhara , K.K.Shukla, and Neeraj Sharma, “A critical Comparison of Graph Clustering Algorithms Using the K-clique Percolation Technique”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 7 (September 2012), pp 15-19.
    • P. Bhattacharya, A. K. Pandey, N. Sharma, J. P. Tiwari, R. Patnaik, S. Paul, “A Strategic Application Of Fast Fourier Transform As A Novel Tool To Evaluate The Extent Of Neuronal Insult In Rat Model Of Focal Cerebral Ischemia”,  Bangladesh Journal of Medical Physics , Vol. 5, No.1, pp 29-36, 2012.
    • Subodh Srivastava, R. Srivastava, N. Sharma et al., “A nonlinear complex diffusion based filter adapted to Rayleigh’s speckle noise for de-speckling ultrasound images”, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology (IJBET), Inderscience Publications, UK., Vol. 10, No. 2, pp.101–117, 2012. (In Scopus).
    Year 2011:
    • Shiru Sharma, Ranjana Patnaik, Neeraj Sharma, and Tiwari, J.P. ‘Simulated annealing based PSO with adaptive jump strategy for modelling of dynamic cerebral pressure auto regulation’, International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, Vol. 3  No. 4, pp 225-237, (2011).
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    • Year 2010:
    • Neeraj Sharma and Lalit M Aggarwal, ‘Automated medical image segmentation techniques’, Journal of Medical Physics, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp 3-14, (2010). (Impact factor 0.754)  
    • Shiru Sharma, Ranjana Patnaik, Sharma, Neeraj, and Tiwari, J.P. ‘Modelling of dynamic cerebral pressure autoregulation using sequential genetic algorithm’, Int. J. Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Optimisation, Vol.1,No.4, pp 299-315, (2010).
    Year 2009:
    • Neeraj Sharma, Amit K Ray, Shiru Sharma, KK Shukla, Satyajit Pradhan, Lalit M Aggarwal, ‘Segmentation of medical images using Simulated Annealing Based Fuzzy C Means algorithm’, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp 260-278, (2009).
    Year 2008:
    • Neeraj Sharma, Amit K Ray, Shiru Sharma, KK Shukla, Satyajit Pradhan, Lalit M Aggarwal, ‘Segmentation and classification of medical images using texture-primitive features: Application of BAM-type artificial neural network’, Journal of Medical Physics, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp 119-126, (2008). 
    Book Chapters:
    • Subodh Srivastava, Neeraj Sharma, and S.K. Singh, “Image analysis and understanding techniques for breast cancer detection from digital mammograms ,” in Research Developments in Computer Vision and Image Processing: Methodologies and Applications, Chapter 8, pp. 123-128, IGI Global, USA, September’2013.DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4558-5.ch008.
    Papers published in Conference Proceedings:
     
    • Uvanesh Kasiviswanathan, Suruchi Poddar, Chandan Kumar, Satyabrata Jit, Sanjeev K. Mahto and Neeraj Sharma, "In-house Developed Electric Cell-Substrate Impedance Sensing (ECIS) System for Studying Dynamic Behaviour of Myoblast cells", Advanced Nano Materials Conference (ANM-2018), University of Aveiro, Portugal. (Support by DBT-CTEP Scheme Vide No: DBT/CTEP/02/201800285).
    • Singh M., Bhattacharjee R., Verma A. & Sharma N. (2017). An improved Xie-Beni index for cluster validity measure, In Image Information Processing International Conference on, (pp. 95-99). IEEE.
    • Singh, M., Sharma N., & Verma, A. (2017, February). Effect of image transformations on dynamic stochastic resonance based MR image enhancement. In Electronics and Communication Systems (ICECS), 2017 4th International Conference on (pp. 1-6) IEEE.
    • Lalit.M.Aggarwal, Ankit kajaria, Satyajit Pradhan, Shiru Sharma, Neeraj Sharma “Monte Carlo Simulation in Treatment Planning for   Radiation Oncology” was communicated to “Medical Physics - Expanding the Vision, Enhancing the Capabilities” 36th Annual Conference of the Association of Medical Physicists of India (AMPI) - AMPICON 2015.
    • Ankit kajaria, Neeraj Sharma, Shiru Sharma, Satyajit Pradhan, Lalit.M.Aggarwal “MonteCarlo simulation model for Telecobalt machine Treatment head” was presented in International Conference on Medical Physics Radiation Protection and Radiobiology “ICMPRPR- 2K15” organised by Department of Radiological Physics, SMS Medical College, Jaipur (Raj.) and AMPI-NC.
    • Ankit kajaria, Neeraj Sharma, Shiru Sharma, Satyajit Pradhan, Lalit.M.Aggarwal, “Monte Carlo study of a flattening filter-free 6 MV Varian Linac using the BEAMnrc cod” was communicated to the “37th Annual Conference of Association of Radiation Oncologists of India” is being organized and hosted by Department of Radiotherapy, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, (India).
    • Lalit.M.Aggarwal, Ankit kajaria, Satyajit Pradhan, Shiru Sharma, Neeraj Sharma, “Clinical implementation and application of Monte Carlo methods in photon and electron dose calculation” was communicated to the “37th Annual Conference of Association of Radiation Oncologists of India” is being organized and hosted by Department of Radiotherapy, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, (India).
    • Ankit kajaria, Neeraj Sharma, Shiru Sharma, Satyajit Pradhan, Lalit.M.Aggarwal, “Design of Monte Carlo simulation model for Telecobalt machine” was presented in National Conference on Present Scenario and Future Trends in Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare Technologies, School of Biomedical Engineering IIT (BHU), Varanasi.
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Anuj Srivastava, Shiru Sharma, Neeraj Sharma, ‘Glycemia levels relation with blood pressure in normal and hyperglycemic subjects: Its evaluation by invasive and indigenous noninvasive glycemic level detecting technology’, IEEE International Conference on Advances in Engineering & Technology Research (ICAETR - 2014), August 01-02, 2014, Dr. Virendra Swarup Group of Institutions, Unnao, India.
    • Srivastava, A., Chowdhury, M.K., Sharma, N., Sharma, S., ‘Measurement of Glucose by Using Modulating Ultrasound with Optical Technique in Normal and Diabetic Human Blood Serum, ‘IEEE International Conference on Advances in Engineering & Technology Research (ICAETR - 2014), August 01-02, 2014, Dr. Virendra Swarup Group of Institutions, Unnao, India.
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Srivastava, A., Sharma, N., Sharma, S., ‘A significant analysis for noninvasive glucose biosensors’, National Conference on Present Scenario and Future Trends in Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare Technologies (FTBH - 2014), October 17-18, 2014, School of Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India.
    • Srivastava, A., Chowdhury, M.K., Sharma, N., Sharma, S., ‘Vital role of Intralipid as tissue phantom for the design and development of noninvasive blood glucometer’, National Conference on Present Scenario and Future Trends in Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare Technologies (FTBH - 2014), October 17-18, 2014, School of Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India.
    • Hemlata Shakya, Shiru Sharma, Neeraj Sharma “ECG Biofeedback System: A Survey” ICITEM- 2015 International Conference on Innovation Techniques in Engineering and Management, Lucknow (u.p.), India.
    • Hemlata Shakya, Shiru Sharma “A Review: Telemedicine techniques of Present Scenario”, FTBH- 2014 School of Biomedical Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi.
    • Sanjay Saxena, Shiru Sharma, Neeraj Sharma, “Parallel Computation of Mutual Information in Multicore Environment and Its Applications in Medical Imaging” IEEE Xplore in  International Conference on Medical Imaging, m Health & Emerging Communications System, Noida, India, pp 272-277, 2014.
    • Sanjay Saxena, Shiru Sharma, Neeraj Sharma , “Image Registration Techniques Using Parallel Computing in Multicore Environment and Its Applications in Medical Imaging” IEEE Xplore in International Conference on Computer and Communication Technology, ICCCT, MNNIT (Moti Lal Nehru, National Institute of Technology), Allahabad, pp 97-104, 2014.
    • Sanjay Saxena, Shiru Sharma, Neeraj Sharma, “Parallel Approaches of Image Processing Techniques and Its implementation in Abdominal Image Segmentation” in FTBH 2014, Conference on Present Scenario and Future Trends in Biomedical Engineering and HealthCare Technology, School of Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, India, 2014.
    • Sharma N., Saxena S., Sharma S., Agrawal L.M. , “Parallel Processing of Images in Multi Core Environment: It’s Applications in Medical Imaging” in Annual
      Conference of Association of Medical Physicists of India, AMPINC – CON 2014,
      KGMC Lucknow.
    • Jitendra singh parihar, Neeraj Sharma and Anchal singh “Information retrieval from derived features of GSR readings to recognize emotions” in FTBH 2014, Conference on Present Scenario and Future Trends in Biomedical Engineering and HealthCare Technology, School of Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, India, 2014.
    • Srivastava, Subodh., Sharma, Neeraj, and S.K. Singh, Optimal feature subset selection and classification by fusion of supervised filter based selected feature sets for breast cancer classification from mammograms, In proc: 3rd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Assistive Technologies (BEATS- 2014), Chandigarh , India. February 2014.
     
    • Sanjay Saxena, Shiru Sharma, Neeraj Sharma, ‘An Intelligent System for Segmenting an Abdominal Image inMulticore-Architecture’, The 10th International Conference and Expo on Emerging Technologies for a Smatter World, held on 21st and 22nd of October 2013. CEWIT 2013, Melville Marriott, Newyork, USA.
    • Chowdhury, M.K., Srivastava, A., Sharma, N., Sharma, S., ‘A Feasibility Study on Noninvasive Blood Glucose Measurement Using Amplitude Modulated Ultrasound and Infrared Technique’, The 10th International Conference and Expo on Emerging Technologies for a Smatter World, held on 21st and 22nd of October 2013. CEWIT 2013, Melville Marriott, Newyork, USA.
    • Srivastava, A, Chowdhury, M.K.,., Sharma, N., Sharma, S.,  ‘Glucose Induced Voltage Amplitude Variation in Intralipid Samples of Healthy and Diabetic Subjects Using Amplitude Modulated Ultrasound with Infrared Technique’, The 10th International Conference and Expo on Emerging Technologies for a Smatter World, held on 21st and 22nd of October 2013. CEWIT 2013, Melville Marriott, Newyork, USA.
     
    • Subodh Srivastava, N. Sharma, R. Srivastava and S.K. Singh, “Restoration of digital mammographic images corrupted with quantum noise using an adaptive Total Variation (TV) based nonlinear filter” , In Proc. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Devices and Intelligent Systems (CODIS-12), Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Dec’2012, pp 125-128.
    • Subodh Srivastava, N. Sharma, S.K. Singh, and R. Srivastava, “Analysis of image segmentation techniques in the design of a CAD tool for early breast cancer detection from mammograms”, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft
      Computing (AISC-2012), 7-9 December’2012, IIT-BHU, Varanasi.
     
    • Neeraj Sharma, Shiru Sharma, and Uppala Vikram, ‘Estimation of Convolution Masks for Image restoration using Genetic Algorithm’, presented at National conference on mathematical modelling and computer simulation, organized by Deptt of Aplied Mathematics, Institute of Technology, BHU Varanasi, March 2011.
    • Shiru Sharma,  Neeraj Sharma and Ranjana Patnaik, ‘Comparison of Genetic algorithm and Particle swarm optimization technique for modelling of physiological system’, presented at National conference on mathematical modelling and computer simulation, organized by Deptt of Aplied Mathematics, Institute of Technology, BHU Varanasi, March 2011.
    • Sudip Paul, Neeraj Sharma, P Bhattacharya, A. K. Pandey, Shiru Sharma and Ranjana Patnaik, ‘Mathematical modelling of focal cerebral ischemia using EEG data’, in proceedings of National conference on mathematical modelling and computer simulation, organized by Deptt of Aplied Mathematics, Institute of Technology, BHU Varanasi, March 2011.
    • Shiru Sharma and Neeraj Sharma, ‘Frequency Response Analysis of Optimized ARX Model of Physiological System (A Case Study of Dynamic Cerebral Autoregulation Mechanism)’, presented at International conference on Biomedical Engineering and Assistive Technologies, organized by National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Dec 2010.
    • Gajendra K. Mourya,Tanmoy Mondal, H.K. Sardana ,  Neeraj Sharma, ‘Semi automatic landmark localization on 2D cephalometric images’, National conference on computational instrumentation (NCCI-2010), organized by CSIO Chandigarh, India. 19-20th March 2010.
    • Aggarwal, L.M., Mandal,A., Sharma, N., Pradhan, S., ‘Advances in medical imaging: Boon for radiation oncology’, Proceedings of conference on Updates in Medical Physics organized by Medical physics unit, IRCH and Department of Radio diagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, pp13-16, (2007).
    • Jaiswal S. Ray A.K., Sharma N., and Sharma S., ‘Hazards of Electromagnetic Waves on Environment and Health’, presented at NCCE organized by Banaras Hindu University Varanasi (2007).
    • Akash Tripathi, Neeraj Sharma,  Ray A.K., and Shiru Sharma, ‘Scientific validation and Development of Instrumentation System of Nadi Pariksha’ published in proceedings of Souvenir of Scientific Validation and Technical Evaluation of Ancient Medical System (2007).
    • Neeraj Sharma, Ray A.K., ‘Computer aided segmentation of medical images based on hybridized approach of edge and region based techniques’, Proc. of Int. Conf. on Mathematical Biology’, Mathematical Biology recent trends by ANAMAYA publisher’s pp. 150-155(2006).
    • Neeraj Sharma, Ray A. K., Pradhan, S., Sharma, S., Aggarwal, L.M., ‘Indigenous software for computer aided analysis of medical images using artificial neural network’, Proceedings of conference of Association of Medical Physicists of India, pp 125-126, (2006).
    • Mahendra S.N., Ray A.K., Sharma N., and Sharma S., Invited Talk on “Integration of god-made sensors and man-made sensors” at National Conference on Sensors organized by Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala (2005).
    • Sharma N., ‘Microcontroller Based Stepper Motor control for micro stepping mode’ paper presented at All India Seminars on Information and Communication Technology. Organized by the Institute of Engineering (India), Haryana State center (2002).
    • Sharma N and Chauhan R., ‘Automated Analysis of ECG using Digital Signal Processing’, paper presented at all India Seminar Organized by ISTE Chapter Guru Nanak Engineering College Ludhiana, India (2002).
    Period Sponsoring Organization Title of Project Amount of Grant PI, Co-PI or
    Co-Investigator
     
    March 2014 to March 2015 IIT, BHU sprouting Grant Development of optical technique based non-invasive blood glucose meter. 15,00,000.00 PI
    June 2019-June2022 DST-SERB Design and Development of Affordable Myoelectric prosthetic hand 10,00,000.00 Co-PI
    S.No. Name Year of Completion Title of Thesis Co-guides (if any)
    1. Mausami Dhara Awarded New Approaches to Graph Clustering and Overlapping Community Detection with Applications" Supervisor Name Dr. K K Shukla.
    Co-supervisor Name:
    Dr.Neeraj Sharma.
     
    2. Sudip Paul
     
    Submitted Electrophysiological signal analysis during stroke in animal model Supervisor Name: Dr. Ranjana Patnaik
    Co-supervisor Name: Dr. Neeraj Sharma.
    3. Md Koushik Chowdhury Awarded Noninvasive blood glucose measurement using modulated ultrasound and infrared light Supervisor Name: Dr. Neeraj Sharma.
    Co-supervisor Name:Dr. Shiru Sharma.
     
    4. Subodh Srivastava Awarded Design And Implementation Of A Computer Aided Diagnostic (CAD) Tool For Early Breast Cancer Detection In Digital Mammography Using Medical Image Processing Techniques. Supervisor Name: Dr.Neeraj Sharma.
    Co-supervisor Name: Dr.S.K.Singh
    5. Ankit Kajaria Awarded Segmentation Of Medical Images And Its Application in Treatment Planning. Supervisor Name: Dr. Neeraj Sharma.
     
    6. Jitendera Parihar Pursuing Non-invasive measurement of Lungs parameters (typically Respiratory Distress syndrome) Supervisor Name: Dr. Neeraj Sharma.
    Co-Supervisor: Prof. Ashok Chaudhry (Deptt. Of Pediatrics, IMS-BHU. Varanasi)
    7. Sanjay Saxena Awarded Embedding parallelism in image processing technique using multicore environment with its application in medical imaging. Supervisor Name:Dr.Shiru Sharma
    Co-supervisor Name: Dr.Neeraj Sharma
    8. Munendra Singh Awarded Optimization Techniques based algorithms for de-noising, enhancement, and segmentation of MRI data Supervisor Name:Prof. Neeraj Sharma.
    Co-supervisor Name: Dr. Ashish Verma (Associate Prof. Deptt. of Radio diagnosis and imaging, IMS BHU, Varanasi).
    9. Uvanesh Kashivishwanathan Awarded Fabrication and Characterization
    of Thin Film Nanomaterials based Biosensing Devices for Assigning Dynamic Behaviour of
    Mammalian Cells.
    Supervisor Name:Prof. Neeraj Sharma.
    Co-supervisor name: Dr. S. K. Mahto
    10. Chiranjeev Sagar Pursuing Medical image processing of MR and MRS data. Supervisor Name: Prof. Neeraj Sharma
    11. Sumit Tripathi (QIP candidate) Submitted Texture based analysis of MRI images. Supervisor Name: Prof. Neeraj Sharma.
     
    12 Sachin Negi (QIP candidate) Submitted WEARABLE SENSORS BASED GAIT ACQUISITION FOR MOTION ANALYSIS AND PROSTHETIC ANKLE-FOOT DESIGN Supervisor Name: Prof. Neeraj Sharma.
    13. Pankaj Kumar Jain Pursuing Segmentation models for atherosclerotic plaque in internal carotid artery. Supervisor Name: Prof. Neeraj Sharma
    Prof. J S Suri

    No. Projects guided at PG level: 52