Venkatesh Gurum Munirathnam

Ph.D. Student

Media Analytics

Bachelor’s Projects (2010): Vision System for Pick and Place Robot

[ Project was sponsored by Defence Research and Development Organization(DRDO)]

  • Development of Computer Vision algorithm to extract shape features of the objects and generation of intelligent database using extracted shape features: Interpretation tree, for part identification
  • Development of Algorithm for identification of object using Interpretation tree.

Mater’s Projects (2015): Static Video Summarization using Adaptive Key Frame Extraction

[ Project was sponsored by Defence Research and Development Organization(DRDO)]

  • Development of algorithm for Video Shot Detection and Video Summarization
  • Development of algorithm for Video Shot Detection on Embedded board

Research Associate (July,2010 – July,2013) at Centre for Robotics Research, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technoloy. :

Responsibilities: Execution of Sponsored Projects from Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Department of Science and Technology(DST, Government of India), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE),

  • Development of Computer Vision algorithm for 4DOF SCARA Robot and integration of developed algorithm with mechanical and control model.
  • Development of Computer Vision algorithm for sensing door in the campus corridor for Door Sensing Mobile Robot (DOSEMOR) and integration of developed vision algorithm with mechanical and control model.
  • Design and Development of panoramic camera.
  • Development of simple target tracking algorithm using kernel based approach (correlation methods).
  • Development of Target tracking algorithm using particle filter.
  • Development of kalman filter based tracking algorithm for target tracking during target obscury.
  • Development of Sign Identification algorithm in indoor environment and integration of developed vision algorithm with mechanical and control model.

Senior Engineer (June,2015 – March,2018) at Continental Automotive Components (India) Pvt. Ltd., 

  • Algorithm Developer for Supplementary Traffic Sign Recognition

Research Associate (March 2018 – Feb 2019) at Insight Centre for Data Analytics-DCU:

  • Vision Inspired Driver Assistance(VIDAS) – Development of Object Detection and Tracking module for autonomous vehicle.
  • Skin-lession region segmentation using deep learning

Postgraduate Student (PhD) (March 2019 – Till Date)  at Insight Centre for Data Analytics-DCU:

  • Vision Inspired Driver Assistance(VIDAS) – Development of Object Detection and Tracking module for autonomous vehicle.
  • Huawei-Insight Autonomous Vehicles – Development of Object Detection and Tracking module for autonomous vehicle.