About the Centre

The Council of Vishwakarma University established the Vishwakarma University Research Centre of Excellence for Health Informatics (VU-RCEHI) under the leadership of Prof. (Dr.). Siddharth Jabade, Vice-Chancellor, Vishwakarma University, Pune on 16 December 2021. The main aim of VU-RCEHI is to use technologies like artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and the internet of things (IoT) in the effectiveness of present-day healthcare systems.

VU-RCEHI aims to improve the practical and scientific research in health informatics at a global level and further strengthen the scholarly society. This center aims to develop reliable and accurate healthcare models for solving various complexities in the healthcare systems and contributing towards building the national economy.

Vision

Our vision is to foster and facilitate the next generation of exposure in healthcare systems to the use and development of advanced computer algorithms, informatics, and methods. A world where interdisciplinary researchers from medical electronics, biostatistics, clinical informatics, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and the internet of things can come together to discover, manage, and work on new data knowledge relating to health and diseases.

Mission

● To carry out the training activities of strategic and national importance in health informatics with the help of artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and the internet of things.
● To provide a scientific research environment for researchers, Ph.D. scholars, post-graduate and graduate students leading to the development of advanced algorithms and techniques for tackling challenges in present health informatics.
● To collaborate researchers and experts from national and international universities working in healthcare informatics.
● To bring inter-disciplinary researchers of medical electronics to contribute to healthcare informatics.
● To strengthen the relationship between the research and development sections, corporate sector, and industry investors in healthcare informatics.
● To strengthen the cooperation with other research excellence centre to improve the present state of e-health.
● To attract investors for funding projects emanating from the stakeholders in the research centre of excellence in healthcare informatics.
● To handle joint proposals and projects with other universities and centre of excellence that cater to healthcare informatics.

Prof Mamoon Rashid
 

Dr. Mamoon Rashid
Director
Prof Nitin Satpute
 

Prof. (Dr.) Nitin Satpute
Team Member
Dr. Neha Manish Munot
 

Dr. Neha Manish Munot
Team Member
Prof. Amrita Thakur
 

Prof. Amrita Thakur
Team Member
Prof Ms. Priya Nakade
 

Prof. Priya Nakade
Team Member
Dr. Nagesh Adluru
 

Dr. Nagesh Adluru
Associate Scientist at Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Madison, Wisconsin, United States.
Dr. Diana Lungeanu
 

Dr. Diana Lungeanu
Professor of Medical Informatics, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timișoara, Romania.

Dr. Siamak Yousefi
 

Dr. Siamak Yousefi
Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States.

Dr. Chaojie Wang
 

Dr. Chaojie Wang
Principal Systems Engineer, MITRE Corporation,Washington DC, USA.


Dr. Dileep Kumar
 

Dr. Dileep Kumar
Director of Scientific Collaborations, United Imaging Healthcare, Asia, Middle East and Emerging Markets.
Dr. Vijayakumar Varadarajan
 

Dr. Vijayakumar Varadarajan
Professor, University of New South Wales, Australia.

Research Activities


Ongoing Projects

Project Title: Emotional Recognition from Facial Images using Deep Learning Approach
Dates: 01-March 2022 – 31 July 2022
Students Enrolled:

  • Shaikh Meraj Abdulkadar (Masters in Computer Science, 2021-2023)
  • Mundada Pooja Rajesh (Masters in Computer Science, 2021-2023)
  • Dokrimare Mansi Bhaskar (Masters in Computer Science , 2021-2023)
  • Sable Shubhranshu Pramod (Masters in Computer Science, 2021-2023)
  • Dhumal Shubhankar Prashant (Masters in Computer Science , 2021-2023)
  • Tamboli Samad Sabir (Masters in Computer Science , 2021-2023)

Outcome: Students are working on universal facial expressions of seven emotions – anger, contempt, disgust, fear, joy, sadness, and surprise. The idea is to develop an intelligent system for facial image based expression classification using deep learning.


Ongoing Internships

Project Title: Brain Tumor Classification with Deep Learning Approach
Dates: 16 June 2022- 31 July 2022
Students Enrolled:

GROUP-1:

  • Adityaraj Sanjay Belhe (B.Tech, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, 2020-2024)
  • Janvi Pagariya (B.Tech, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, 2020-2024)
  • Uravane Prathamesh Suhas (B.Tech, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, 2020-2024)
  • Vedant Vinay Ganthade (B.Tech, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, 2020-2024)

GROUP-2:

  • Pratham Sampat (B.Tech, Computer Engineering, 2020-2024)
  • Sakshi Jagtap (B.Tech, Computer Engineering, 2020-2024)

GROUP-3:

  • Sakshi Patil (B.Tech, Computer Engineering, 2020-2024)
  • Dev Dinesh Shah (B.Sc, Computer Science, 2020-2023)
  • Chirayu Avadhraj Yadav (B.Tech, Computer Engineering 2020-2024)

Completed Internships

Project Title: Image Based Fall Detection Model For Elderly People
Dates: 01 Feb 2022- 10 May 2022
Students Enrolled:

  • Harshit Tiwari (B.Tech,Computer Engineering, 2018-2022)
  • Aditya Upaganlawar (B.Tech, Computer Engineering, 2018-2022)
  • Aishwarya Ramakrishnan (B.Tech, Computer Engineering, 2018-2022)
  • Kundan Choudhary (B.Tech, Computer Engineering, 2018-2022)

Outcome:
Students worked on following modules:

  • How to use Regular 2D Cameras for Video Capturing.
  • Algorithm for Object Detection in Real Time.
  • Algorithm for Object Tracking.
  • Algorithm for Person Positioning.
  • Algorithm for Posture Recognition.
  • Algorithm for Fall Detection in Elderly People.

Publications


  • Efficient Machine Learning based Feature Optimization Model for the Detection of Dyslexia, Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, Hindawi, SCIE, IF=3.633, June 2022. (Accepted).

  • Artificial Intelligence for Innovative Healthcare Informatics, Springer. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-96569-3

  • An optimization-based diabetes prediction model using CNN and bi-directional LSTM in real-time environment, Applied Sciences, MDPI, SCIE, IF=2.679, April, 2022. DOI: 10.3390/app12083989

  • Digital Taste in Multimedia Augmented Reality: Perspective and Challenges, Electronics, MDPI, SCIE, IF=2.679, April, 2022. DOI: 10.3390/electronics11091315

  • AI-Enabled Radiologist in the Loop: Novel AI-based Framework to Augment Radiologist Performance for COVID-19 Chest CT Medical Image Annotation and Classification from Pneumonia, Neural Computing and Applications, SCI, IF=5.606, February 2022. DOI: 10.1007/s00521-022-07055-1

  • Cloud server and Internet of Things Assisted System for Stress Monitoring, Electronics, MDPI, SCIE, IF=2.679, December, 2021. DOI: 10.3390/electronics10243133

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Dr. Neha Manish Munot

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Prof. Amrita Thakur

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