Members

Major Research Objectives

  1. To integrate technology with medical sciences to develop algorithms for successful interpretation of various biological signals.
  2. To apply cutting-edge technology to evolve better systems for objective diagnosis and decision support for various clinical pathologies.
  3. To collaborate with reputed technical and medical institutions
  4. To become a Centre of Excellence in all focus areas.
  5. To set the highest standards and to maintain them consistently.
  6. To excel in research in the chosen areas of the group, evidenced by high-quality publications.
     

Selected best projects by UG / PG students

  • Simulation of a Capactive, Contactless, ECG System
  • Simulation of Multi-strip Blood Glucometer
  • Design and Implementation of a Calibration - Free Pulse Oximeter
  • A multimodal system for automated breast mass diagnosis
  • False Positive Reduction in Mammograms by Combining Unilateral and Bilateral Analysis
  • Bilateral Analysis of Mammograms for False Positive Reduction using Eigen ROI Approach
  • Handling Missing Data in Ipsilateral Mammograms for Computer Aided Breast Cancer Diagnosis
  • Identification of Corresponding Lesions from Ipsilateral Mammograms using Eigen ROI approach
  • Implementation of Power Efficient Vedic Multiplier
  • Fetal ECG Extraction
  • Adaptive noise level driven Total variation denoising method for Magnetic Resonance images
  • Optimization of GALS CMPs using DCT as a case study
     

PhD program and area of focus

  1. Instrumentation
  2. Signal Conditioning Circuits
  3. Biomedical Signal Processing
  4. Biomedical Image Processing
     

Selected Publications

  1. Ridhu H Nair, Rolant Gini J, Ramachandran KI, “A Simplified Approach to Identify the Fetal ECG from abdECG and to Measure the fHR”, 7th WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering 2015, pg.23 – 26.
  2. Sandra K.R., Anusha A.S., Madhu Mohan N., Boby George, “Simulation of a Capactive, Contactless, ECG System”, in Proc. IEEE Region 10 International Technical Conference (TENCON 2014), Bangkok, Oct. 22-24, 2014.
  3. Anoop A. E., Madhu Mohan N., Guruvayurappan K., “Simulation of Multi-strip Blood Glucometer”, in Proc. IEEE Region 10 International Technical Conference (TENCON 2014), Bangkok, Oct. 22-24, 2014.
  4. H. Harini, L. S. Krithika, M. Shalini, Sirisha Swaminathan, and Madhu Mohan N., ‘Design and Implementation of a Calibration - Free Pulse Oximeter’, in The 15th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 43, James Goh, (Ed.) Cham, Springer International Publishing, 2014, pp. 100-103.
  5. R. Lavanya, N. Nagarajan and M. Nirmala Devi, “Computer aided diagnosis of breast cancer by hybrid fusion of ultrasound and mammogram features”, Springer Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol. 325, pp. 403-409, Jan 2014.
  6. R.Lavanya and N. Nagarajan, “Information fusion in CAD systems for breast cancer diagnosis using mammography and ultrasound imaging: a survey”, Journal of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 113-122, 2014.
  7. R. Lavanya, N. Nagarajan and M. Nirmala Devi, “False positive reduction in computer aided detection of mammographic masses using canonical correlation analysis”, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 139-145, 2014.
  8. N. Madhu Mohan, V. Jagadeesh Kumar, and P. Sankaran, ‘Linearizing Dual-Slope Digital Converter Suitable for a Thermistor’, IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas., Vol. 60, # 5, May 2011, pp. 1515–1521.
  9. Mohan N M, George B, and Kumar V J, ‘A Novel Dual-Slope Resistance-to-Digital Converter’, IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas., Vol. 59, # 5, May 2010, pp. 1013–1018.
  10. Reddy K.A., George B., Mohan N.M. and Kumar V.J., “A Novel Calibration-free Method of Measurement of Oxygen Saturation in Arterial Blood”, IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas., Vol. 58, # 5, May 2009, pp. 1699-1705.
  11. Mohan N.M., George B. and Kumar V.J., “Analysis of a Sigma-Delta Resistance to Digital Converter for Differential Resistive Sensors”, IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas., Vol. 58, # 5, May 2009, pp. 1617-1622.
  12. Mohan N. M. and Kumar V. J., “Direct Digital Converter for a Single Active Element Resistive Sensor”, Proc. IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), Singapore, May 5‑7, 2009, pp. 828‑831.
  13. Mohan N. M., Mariappan L. and Kumar V. J., “A Novel Signal Processing method for the Measurement of Venous Refilling Time”, Proc. IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), Singapore, May 5‑7, 2009, pp. 1501‑1504.
  14. Mohan N.M., Shet A.R., Kedarnath S. and Kumar V.J., “Digital Converter for Differential Capacitive Sensors”, IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas., Vol. 57, # 11, November 2008, pp. 2576-2581.
  15. George B., Mohan N.M. and Kumar V.J., “A Linear Variable Differential Capacitive Transducer for sensing Planar Angles”, IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas., Vol. 57, # 4, April 2008, pp. 736-742.
  16. Mohan N.M., George B. and Kumar V.J., “A Sigma-Delta Resistance to Digital Converter suitable for Differential Resistive Sensors”, Proc. IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), Victoria, Vancouver Is., Canada, May 12‑15, 2008, pp.1159-1161.
  17. Mohan N.M., George B., and Kumar V.J., “Dual Slope Resistance to Digital Converter”, Proc. 24th IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC), Warsaw, Poland, May 1‑3, 2007, pp.1-5.
  18. Mohan N.M. and Kumar V.J., “Novel Signal Conditioning Circuit for Push-pull type Capacitive Transducers”, IEEE Trans. Instrum and Meas., Vol. 56, # 1, Feb. 2007, pp. 153-157.
  19. George B., Mohan N.M. and Kumar V.J., “A Linear Variable Differential Capacitive Transducer for sensing Planar Angles”, Proc. 23rd IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC), Sorrento, Italy, April 24-27, 2006, pp.2070-2075.
  20. Reddy K.A., Bai J.R., George B., Mohan N.M. and Kumar V.J., “Virtual Instrument for measurement of Haemo-dynamic parameters using Photoplethysmograph”, Proc. 23rd IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC), Sorrento, Italy, April 24-27, 2006, pp.1167-1171.
  21. Mohan N.M., George B. and Kumar V.J., “Virtual Instrument for the testing of Current and Voltage transformers”, Proc. 23rd IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC), Sorrento, Italy, April 24-27, 2006, pp.1163-1166.
  22. Mohan N.M. and Kumar V.J., “Novel Signal Conditioning Circuit for push-pull type Resistive Transducers”, Meas. Sci. and Technol., Vol. 16, August 2005, pp. 1848‑1852.
  23. Kumar V.J., Mohan N.M. and Murti V.G.K., “Digital Converter for Push-pull type Resistive Transducers”, Proc. 22nd IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC), Ottawa, Canada, May 17-19, 2005, pp.422-425.
     

Opportunities for projects UG/ PG/ PhD

  • Development of a Contactless ECG System
  • Multimodal Ensemble for Breast Mass Characterization
  • Image Retrieval based Mass Characterization in Mammograms
  • Multilesion Detection in Fundus Images for Grading Diabetic Retinopathy
     

Laboratory facilities

  • ECG Simulator
  • EEG Simulator
  • Spectrometer
  • Rework system
  • TINA Circuit design and simulation software
  • USB Data Acquisition Devices
  • Digital multimeter with software(USB adapter)
  • 250KHz Analog Bandwith 8 Channel DSO
  • 10Mhz synthesised function generator (LCD display, other accessories)