Head of Department

Dr. Prabir Kumar Saha



Debaraj Rana Research Scholar

M.Tech (Communication System Engineering)V.S.S. University of Technology, Burla, Odisha

Full Time/Part Time Scholar: Full-Time

Research Area

  • Biomedical Image Processing
  • Computer Vision and Machine Learning
  • SoC Implementation



  1.  D. Rana, S.P. Jena and S.K. Pradhan, “Review on Deep Learning Based Automatic Detection of COVID-19 from Chest-X Ray Images”, Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology. Vol 40 (19) , Page-10-14, August 2021. [DOI: https://doi.org/10.9734/cjast/2021/v40i1931451]
  2.  D. Rana, S.P. Jena, S.K. Pradhan,” Performance Comparison of PCA and LDA with Linear Regression and Random Forest for IRIS Flower Classification”, Palarch Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology (PJAEE), Vol 17 Issue 9, 2020,PP-2353-2360 [https://archives.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/4145]
  3.  D. Rana and S.P. Jena, “Automatic Cell Detection and Segregation in Microscopy Images using Image Processing Toolbox ”, Indian Journal of Natural Sciences , ISSN: 0976 – 0997, Vol.10 / Issue 60 / June / 2020, PP:20376-20382
  4.  D. Rana, H.K. Sethi, S.P. Jena and S.K Pradhan, “Classroom Attendance System with IoT Notification”, TEST Engineering and Management, ISSN: 0193-4120 , Vol-83, Issue-March/April 2020, PP-17051 – 17057 [ http://testmagzine.biz/index.php/testmagzine/article/view/6765]
  5.  D. Rana, S.K Sahu, “RBC Classification in Blood Smear Image using Neural Network”, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), ISSN: 2278-3075, Volume-9 Issue-5, March 2020, PP 2114-2118 [DOI: https://doi.org/10.35940/ijitee.e2991.039520 ]
  6.  B.K.Barik, D Rana, S Mohapatra, “Remote Health Monitoring System Using Healthy Pi” International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Research (IJEEER), Vol. 8, Issue 2, Jun 2018, PP-1- 12 [DOI: https://doi.org/10.24247/ijeeerjun20181 ]
  7.  J. Pramanik, S. Dalai, D. Rana,” Image Registration using PSO and APSO: A Comparative Analysis”, International Journal of Computer Application (IJCA), Volume 116 – No. 21, PP-6-11, April 2015 [DOI: https://doi.org/10.5120/20458-2815 ]
  8.  S.K.Behera, S. Mishra, D Rana, "Image Enhancement using Accelerated Particle Swarm Optimization", International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Vol.4 (3), Page 1049-1054 March - 2015. [DOI: https://doi.org/10.17577/IJERTV4IS031075 ]
  9.  A Pattanaik, S. Mishra and D Rana,"Comparative Study of Edge Detection using Renyi Entropy and Differential Evolution", International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Vol. 4 Issue 3, Page 1001- 1005 March – 2015. [Doi: https://doi.org/10.17577/ijertv4is031077 ]

  1. D Rana and Dr. N. P. Rath, “Face Identification using Soft Computing Tool “, IEEE International Conference, Conference on Advanced Communication Control and Computing Technologies (ICACCCT-2012), Tamilnadu, INDIA, Aug 23-25. Conference Proceeding Page(s): 232-236, 2012.[DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICACCCT.2012.6320773 ]
  2. S. Dalai and D.Rana,”A New Approach to Object Recognition for Multi Viewed Objects”, IEEE International Conference, Conference on Communication, Information & Computing Technology (ICCICT-2012), Oct. 19-20, Mumbai, India. Conference Proceeding Page(s): 1 – 4, 2012 [DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCICT.2012.6398165 ]

Experience :

  1. Institute: Centurion University of Technology & Management, Bhubaneswar, OdishaDuration: July 2012-August 2021 (9 Years)Designation: Asst. Professor
  2. Institute: TempleCity Institute of Technology & Engineering, Bhubaneswar, OdishaDuration: July 2011-June 2012 (1 Year)Designation: Lecturer


  1. Institute Scholarship for pursuing PhD from NIT Meghalaya.
  2. Received MHRD Scholarship for pursuing M.Tech from VSSUT, Odisha
  3. Received CSR Faculty Excellence Award from Centurion University, Odisha
  4. Won prizes in essays, debates, and quiz at school and college levels.
  5. Active Participation in Social and Cultural work.

Workshop/FDP/Training Programme Attended

  1. Organized two weeks AICTE Sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “Emerging Trends in Digital Image Processing and its Application”, ETDIPA-2013, from 13th to 26th May, 2013. AICTE Letter No-1-7/AICTE/RIFD/FDP/Govt.(2)-11/2012-13
  2. Participated in Three days IEEE Workshop on High Performance Digital Signal Processing System Design and Implementation at IIT Bhubaneswar during 15th to 17th December, 2015.
  3. Participated in TEQIP Sponsored Short Term Course on Recent Trends in Wireless Communication (RTWC-2016) held in NIT Rourkela on 1st-2nd October, 2016
  4. Participated in QIP-AICTE sponsored Short Term Course on Multimedia Systems and Applications held in IIT Kharagpur on 9th-15th July, 2017
  5. Participated in Short term training Programme through ICT Mode on Electrical and Electronics Circuit Analysis using MATLAB from 27th to 31st July 2020, organized by NITTR Kolkata.
  6. Participated & completed successfully AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy Online FDP on "Data Sciences" from 24th to 28th August 2020 at National Institute of Technology Srinagar Hazratbal.
  7. Participated & completed successfully AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy Online FDP on "Internet of Things (IoT)" from 21st to 25th September, 2020 at National Institute Of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT)- GANGTOK.
  8.  Participated & completed successfully AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy Online Elementary FDP on "Artificial Intelligence for Computer Vision" from 12th to 16th July 2021organized by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
  9.  Participated & completed successfully AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy Online Elementary FDP on " Nature Inspired Optimization Techniques" from 19th to 23rd July 2021organized by National Institute of Technology, Delhi

Academic Identity