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Dr. Palani Thanaraj K

Associate Professor


PhD: Anna University, Chennai

Research Area: Biomedical Image and Signal Processing

Employee ID53025
Educational details (Please mention all the degrees with latest first)
DegreePassed out yearSpecializationInstitute/University/ College
Ph.D.2018Health InformaticsAnna University, Chennai
M.E.2008Biomedical EngineeringCollege of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai
B.E.2005Instrumentation and Control EngineeringSt. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai
Research Details
Areas of SpecializationBiomedical Image and Signal Processing
Scopus ID
H-index (Scopus)11
Google Scholar ID
i10 index19
Completed Funded Project Details
Completed Funded Project TitleFunding Agency
Development of Multi-spectral (Thermal/Visible) Imaging System for Fever Screening in Crowded Places for Detection of Infectious DiseasesDST – SERB

Project Cost: Rs. 11,51,629

Duration: 2 years ( Mar 2021  to Mar 2023)

File Number: CRG/2020/003042

Patent Published Details
Patent Published TitlePatent Published Application No.
Mass Rapid Fever Screening System for Communicable Diseases using

Advanced Thermal Imaging Device

Patent Granted Details
Patent Granted TitlePatent Granted Application No.
Book / Book Chapter Published Details     
Authored Book:

Snekhalatha, U., Palani Thanaraj K, Ammer, Kurt., Artificial Intelligence-based Infrared Thermal Image Processing and Its Applications

CRC Press2022
Awards & Recognition Details (only national and international awards and recognitions)
Name of the award, awarding agency, year of award
  1. IEEE Senior Member Recognition, IEEE, 2022
  2. VIHA Award – Young Researcher – Biomedical Sciences and Engineering, Venus International Foundation, Sep 2019
Major International Collaboration Details  – Academic Collaboration Details
Type of collaboration (Research & publication/Funded Project/consultancy etc.), collaborating institute, year of collaboration
Research Publication:

  1. Palani Thanaraj K, Balasubramanian, P., Jeyakumar, V. et al. Intensity matching through saliency maps for thermal and visible image registration for face detection applications. Visual Computer (2022). (Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, India; Shantou University, China)
  2. Rashmi, Richa, U. Snekhalatha, Palani Thanaraj K, and Varun Dhanraj. “Fat-based studies for computer-assisted screening of child obesity using thermal imaging based on deep learning techniques: a comparison with quantum machine learning approach.” Soft Computing (2022): 1-22. (University of Waterloo, Canada)
  3. Palani Thanaraj K, Joseph Raj A, Balasubramanian P, Chen Y. Schizophrenia detection using Multivariate Empirical Mode Decomposition and entropy measures from multichannel EEG signal, Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, 2020 vol: 40 (3) pp: 1124-1139 (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada; Shantou University, China)
Major International Collaboration Details – Industry collaboration Details
Type of collaboration (Research & publication/Funded Project/consultancy etc.), collaborating industry, year of collaboration
Research Consultancy:

  1. Subject Matter Expert, Upgrad Education Pvt. Ltd. (2021- 2023)
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Editorial Experience (if any) No
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