Tushar Sandhan

Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering, IIT Kanpur

0091-512-259-2240 (office)
Office : ACES building, office 408
Research interest :
  • Computer vision
  • Machine learning
  • Robotics
  • Signal processing
  • Communication systems

Education :

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea, 2018
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea, 2014
  • B.Tech., Electronics and Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, 2012

Experience :

  • Advanced research lab and Multimedia R&D group, Samsung Electronics, South Korea (2014~2021)
    • ‘Intelligent scan’, an enhanced deep learning based biometric authentication via combining iris and face recognition together
    • Developed anti-spoofing (advanced security) CNN models for face and fingerprint biometric solutions
    • Activity detection from a video on mobile devices, stable GIF creation, image auto-categorization and auto-enhancement
  • University of Alberta, Canada, research internship via Mitacs globalink, 2011

Brief Bio :

Dr. Tushar Sandhan received B.Tech degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from IIT Guwahati in 2012. He was recipient of the GSP-SNU scholarship & complete funding for postgraduate research program, through which he received MS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Seoul National University, South Korea in 2014. He received the best MS thesis award in control and automation stream from Electrical and Computer Engineering, SNU. From 2014 onwards, he was working at multimedia R&D group, Samsung Electronics HQ, South Korea. Thereafter he received Ph.D. degree in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Seoul National University in 2018. His Ph.D. thesis, “Constrained Optimization for Translucent Hindrance Removal from a Single Image”, was awarded the distinguished dissertation award from the university. Before joining IIT Kanpur, he was working at advanced research lab, multimedia R&D, Samsung Electronics HQ, South Korea. He is currently working as an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Kanpur and his research interests include computer vision, machine learning and robotics.

Postal Address :

Dr. Tushar Sandhan, Office 408, ACES building, IIT Kanpur, Pin code 208016, Office Phone 0091-512-259-2240