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Vinod Pankajakshan

Vinod Pankajakshan

Assistant Professor


Signal Processing, Image & Video Processing, Multimedia Forensics
From To Designation Organisation
2007 2008 Research Fellow Multimedia Forensics & Security Research Group, Department of Computing, University of Surrey, UK
2008 2008 Associate Lecturer Department of Computing, University of Surrey, UK
2009 2011 Post-Doctoral Researcher Image & Video Communications Research Group, IRCCyN, Polytech Nantes, France
2011 - Assistant Professor IIT Roorkee
Award Institute Year Awarded
Outstanding Teacher Award IIT Roorkee 2016
Outstanding Teacher Award IIT Roorkee 2020
Degree Subject University Year Studied
PhD Electronics & Communication Engg. IIT Guwahati 2008
M.Tech Signal Processing IIT Guwahati 2002
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engg. Govt. Engineering College (RIT), Kerala 1999
From To Designation Organisation Level
2017 2020 Director's Nominee, Institute Sports Council IIT Roorkee Institute
2020 - Faculty Advisor, Students' Sports Organization and Students' Club IIT Roorkee Institute
Membership Details
IEEE Information Forensics & Security Technical Committee, Affiliate Member
IEEE, Member
IEEE Signal Processing Society, Member
Title Course Code Course Semester
Fundamentals of Electronics EC 102 B.Tech 1st Sem. Spring
Linear Circuits EC 201 BTech 3rd sem. Autumn
Signals and Systems EC 202 BTech 4th Sem. Spring
Principles of Digital Communication EC-212 B.Tech 4th Sem. Spring
Communication Systems and Techniques ECN-311 B.tech 5th Sem. Autumn
Digital Signal Processing ECN-312 B.Tech 6th Sem. Spring
Telecommunication Switching , Networks & Protocols EC 413 BTech 7th sem. Autumn
Topic Scholar Name Status of PhD Registration Year
Image Forensics Dinesh Bhardwaj A 2013
Video Anomaly Detection Avinash Ratre O 2015
Video Forensics Chothmal Kumawat O 2015
Name Place Sponsored By Date
IEEE 19th International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing Luton, UK IEEE 2017
IEEE 10th International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS) Hong Kong IEEE 2018
Ninth Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP) IISc Bangalore IUPRAI 2014
22nd International Symposium on Electronic Imaging San Jose, USA SPIE 2011
International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM) IISc Bangalore IEEE 2010
1st IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS) London, UK IEEE 2009
9th Information Hiding Workshop Saint Malo, France ACM 2007
8th ACM Multimedia and Security Workshop (MM & Sec) Geneva, Switzerland ACM 2006
ECRYPT Workshop on Watermark Security and Benchmarking Geneva, Switzerland ECRYPT 2006
4th International Workshop on Digital Watermarking (IWDW) Siena, Italy 2005
11th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) Singapore IEEE 2004


  • Chothmal Kumawat and Vinod Pankajakshan , "A Robust JPEG Compression Detector for Image Forensics",  Signal Processing : Image Communication (2020) 
  • Dinesh Bhardwaj and Vinod Pankajakshan , "A JPEG Blocking Artifact Detector for Image Forensics",  Signal Processing : Image Communication (2018) 
  • Avinash Ratre and Vinod Pankajakshan, "Tucker tensor decomposition based tracking and Gaussian mixture model for anomaly detection in surveillance videos", IET Computer Vision (2018)
  • Dinesh Bhardwaj and Vinod Pankajakshan, "Image Overlay Text Detection Based on JPEG Truncation Error Analysis", IEEE Signal Processing Letters (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LSP.2016.2581311

Conference / Workshop

  • A. Ravi Tej, Shirsendu Halder, Arunav Shandeelya and Vinod Pankajakshan, "Enhancing Perceptual Loss with Adversarial Feature Matching for Super-Resolution", IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI), Glasgow, 2020. 
  • Joydeep Das, Reshmin Patel and Vinod Pankajakshan, "Brain Tumor Segmentation Using Discriminator Loss", 25th National Conference on Communications (NCC), IISc Bangalore, February 2019.
  • A. Ravi Tej, R. Raviteja and Vinod Pankajakshan, "A Randomized Kernel-based Image Secret Sharing Scheme", IEEE 10th International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS), Hong Kong, December 2018. https://arxiv.org/pdf/1810.00181.pdf
  • Prakhar Singh and Vinod Pankajakshan, "A Deep Learning Based Technique for Anomaly Detection in Surveillance Videos", 24th National Conference on Communications (NCC), IIT Hyderabad, February 2018. 
  • Shreyas Vishwanathan and Vinod Pankajakshan, "A Deep Learning Architecture for Brain Tumor Segmentation in MRI Images", IEEE 19th International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), London, UK, October 2017.
  • Dinesh Bhardwaj, Chothmal Kumawat and Vinod Pankajakshan, "A Method for Detecting JPEG Anti-Forensics", National Conference on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and Graphics, IIT Mandi, 2017.