Dr. Satish Kumar Singh is with the Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad India, an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India as an Associate Professor at the Department of Information Technology from 2013. Before joining the IIIT Allahabad, he served the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology Guna, India from 2005 to 2012. He is having about 15+ years of academic and research experience in various capacities. Presently he is heading the Computer Vision and Biometrics group and in-charge of the Computer Vision and Biometrics Lab (CVBL) at IIIT Allahabad from 2015 onwards. His group is greatly involved in the research and development of the Signal & Image Processing, Vision, and Biometrics algorithms and system. His areas of interest include Image Processing, Computer Vision, Biometrics, Deep Learning, and Pattern Recognition. He has vast experience of research supervision and supervised 5 PhDs and 30 Master's students in his research career and presently 9 Ph.D. and 4 Master Students are doing research in CVBL under his supervision.
Read more Dr. Singh and his group published about 60 research articles in various IEEE/ACM transactions and Journals and International conferences of repute. He is the principal investigator and co-principal investigator for various research projects funded from various government funding agencies i.e. Ministry of Defense, Human Resource Development, and Home Affairs Government of India. Dr. Singh is holding various positions to name a few, Local Coordinator, Global Initiative of Academic Network by MHRD, Government of India, Nodal Officer Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India, Convener Departmental Postgraduate Committee, and Faculty I/C Ranking and Accreditation. Dr. Singh is actively involved in academic and research outreach activities and presently serving as Associate Editor IET Image Processing, Associate Editor International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Lead Guest Editor of Special Issue of Springer's Neural Computations and Applications on Computer Vision and Image Processing, Guest Editor of Special Issues of Springer's Nature Computer Science on Recent Trends in Computer Vision, Guest Editor of Special Issues of Springer's Nature Computer Science on Progress in Image Processing.
Dr. Singh is pro-actively offering his services as a true IEEE Volunteer for the last many years in various capacities. He is the senior member of IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, IEEE Education Society, IEEE Photonics Society, IEEE Biometric Council, IEEE Sensor Council, and IEEE Systems Council. Presently he is serving as the Vice-Chair, OOS, IEEE India Council (2020) & Vice-Chair IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section (2019 & 2020). Prior to that Dr. Singh was Secretary, IEEE UP Section (2017 & 2018), Treasurer, IEEE UP Section (2016 & 2017), Joint Secretary, IEEE UP Section (2015), Convener Web and Newsletters Committee (2014 & 2015). Dr. Singh was one of the members of the committee for instituting the various awards i.e., G. K. Dubey memorial awards, Student Branch, and chapter awards, student and professional volunteers’ awards, etc. for the members and volunteers of IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section. Dr. Singh is also the Secretary, IEEE Signal Processing Society Chapter of Uttar Pradesh Section and organizing many impactful events every year for the benefit of the SPS members, to name a few, IEEE SPS Distinguished Lectures in 2015, 16, and 19, IEEE SPS Meeting on Advances in Deep Architectures for Signal Image and Vision Application under the IEEE SPS Member-driven initiative in 2019 and ADASIVA-18 & 20. He is also the founder and the present faculty counsellor of IEEE Student Branch, IIIT Allahabad under his guidance and supervision many awards and laurels like, the India Council Student Volunteer Award, Section's Best Student Branch Award, Largest Student Branch award, and Two IEEE MGA Richard E-Marwin Scholarship has come to the SB and Section as well. Due to Dr. Singh’s preparation of activities reports submitted to R10, UP Section got the first rank among the 59 sections at Asia Pacific level (IEEE R-10) in the incentive program in 2020 and bagged USD 4500, USD 3500, and USD 3000 respectively in 2020, 2019, and 2018. During his treasurership, the section fund was increased by 15% with more activities in the sections. With increased volunteerism and support, UP Section got various awards from MGA and R10.
Dr. Singh was the key person in successfully organizing the IEEE UP Section's Conference UPCON in 2015 as Conference Chair, IEEE Computer Society India Symposium 2017, and IEEE IC AISYWC 2017. Dr. Singh was the Conference Chair for 3rd IEEE CICT-2019, and General Chair, 4th IEEE TS Conference CICT-2020 and 5th IAPR CVIP-2020. Dr. Satish is the reviewer of many reputed IEEE and ACM Transactions. More details about Dr. Singh's Academic, Research, and IEEE related contributions can be found at https://cvbl.iiita.ac.in/sks/index.php