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Dr. Anith Nelleri



PhD: Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Research Area: Signal & image processing, Optical imaging & display, AI/ML & machine vision, Digital holography, Computational imaging, Compressive sensing, Applied Optics, Photonics, Biosensor, and Optical materials

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Educational details (Please mention all the degrees with latest first)
DegreePassed out yearSpecializationInstitute/University/ College
Ph.D.2009Applied Optics and PhotonicsIndian Institute of Technology Delhi            (IIT- Delhi)
M. Tech.2000Laser and Electro-optical EngineeringCollege of Engg. (CEG) Guindy, Anna University, Chennai
M.Sc.1998PhysicsUniversity of Calicut, Kerala
Research Details
Areas of SpecializationApplied Optics, Digital holography, Compressive Sensing, Computational Imaging, Optical imaging & display, Microscopy, Signal & image processing, AI/ML & machine vision, Information security, Sensors, and Optical materials.


ORCID IDORCID: 0000-0003-0047-4516



Scopus IDScopus ID: 9246264800 (


H-index (scopus)7


Google Scholar ID


i10 index7


Completed Funded Project Details
Completed Funded Project TitleFunding Agency
Development of a real-time high resolution compressive digital holographic microscopic imaging technique for dynamic events (2019-2022)

INR 44.86282 Lakhs

Principal Investigator

Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

No: CRG/2018/003906

Development of Digital Holographic Technique for the Characterization of Micro-Optical Components (2015-2018)

INR28.19   Lakhs

Principal Investigator

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)-ER & IPR, Government of India.


Digital holographic microscopy

2014 (One year)

INR 3 Lakhs

Principal Investigator

VIT Chennai SEED grant
Book / Book Chapter Published Details
Compressive Single Shot Off-Axis Digital Holography for High-Resolution Image ReconstructionSpringer2021
Deep Learning-Based Multi-class 3D Objects Classification Using Digital Holographic Complex ImagesSpringer2021
Awards & Recognition Details(only national and international awards and recognitions)
Name of the award, awarding agency, year of award
Optical Society of America (OSA) Student award: ICOL 2005, Paper presentation award in the international conference held in IRDE, Dehradun, India, India.
Honourable Mention award by IIT Delhi Alumni Association for the research project [I2TECH-Open House 2008]
CSIR Senior Research Fellowship (SRF),  awarded by Govt. of India  at IIT Delhi (2002)
CSIR Research Associateship (RA), awarded by Govt. of India at IIT Delhi (2007)
Recipient of Optical Society of America (OSA-OPTICA) student travel grant recipient (twice) for attending and presenting research papers in the international conferences

·         Frontiers in Optics 2006, Rochester, NY, USA (2006)

·         Frontiers in Optics 2007, San Jose, CA, USA (2007)

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