Research

Autonomous and Cyber-Physical Systems

The ACPS group focuses on foundational and applied research to solve cutting edge problems in the research areas of Cyber-Physical systems, Autonomous systems, Robotics and Automation involving advanced sensor systems, Computer vision, Thermal imaging, LiDAR imaging, Radar imaging, wireless sensor networks, smart electronic systems, advanced machine learning techniques, connected autonomous systems including drones/unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs), unmanned underwater systems (UUSs), 5G- (and beyond) enabled autonomous vehicles, and Socio-Technical Systems like urban transportation systems, Smart Agriculture and Smart Cities.

The group is also quite active in medical imaging.

Conference and Journal Publications:

  1. Aparna Nair M K, Soumya J, and Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “Architectural Implementation of a Reconfigurable NoC Design for Multi-Applications” has been accepted for presentation in 24th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD) will be in Palermo, Sicily, Italy, Sept. 1st – Sept. 3rd, 2021.
  2. Siddharth Gupta, Prabhat Kumar Rai, Abhinav Kumar, Phaneendra K. Yalavarthy, and Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi “Target Classification by mmWave FMCW Radars using Machine Learning on Range-Angle Images,” has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Sensors Journal, 2021.
  3. Y. Sreenivasa Reddy, C. Garima, D. Ankit, A. Kumar, T. Panigrahi, and L. R. Cenkeramaddi, “Rate-Splitting Random Access Mechanism for Massive Machine Type Communications in 5G Cellular Internet-Of-Things” has been accepted for presentation in 2021 IEEE 32nd Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 13-16 September 2021.”
  4. P. Veda Bhanu, Rahul Govindan, Rajat Kumar, Vishal Singh, Soumya J, and Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “Fault-Tolerant Application-Specific Topology based NoC and its Prototype on an FPGA,” has been accepted for publication in IEEE Access Journal (2021).
  5. Prabhat Kumar Rai, Henning Idsøe, Rajesh Reddy Yakkati, Abhinav Kumar, Mohammed Zafar Ali Khan, Phaneendra K. Yalavarthy and Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “Localization and Activity Classification of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle using mmWave FMCW Radars,” has been accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal (2021). 
  6. A. Jha, M. K. Shah, S. Jha, L. R. Cenkeramaddi and S. Royo, “CURRENT MODULATION INDUCED STABILITY IN LASER DIODE UNDER HIGH OPTICAL FEEDBACK STRENGTH,” in IEEE Access Journal, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3069387.
  7. Navchetan Awasthi, Aveen Dayal, Linga R. Cenkeramaddi, and Phaneendra K. Yalavarthy, “Mini-COVIDNet : Efficient Light Weight Deep Neural Network for Ultrasound based Point-of-Care Detection of COVID-19,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control 68(6), 2023-2037 (2021). [doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2021.3068190] [Coverpage articleMedia Coverage[Reprint is available at: http://cds.iisc.ac.in/faculty/yalavarthy/Awasthi_IEEETUFFC_2021.pdf]Project Repository: https://github.com/navchetan-awasthi/Mini-COVIDNet
  8. P. Veda Bhanu, Rahul Govindan, Plava Kattamuri, Soumya J, and Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “Flexible Spare Core Placement in Torus Topology based NoCs and its validation on an FPGA,” has been accepted for publication in IEEE Access Journal (2021).
  9. Daniel S. Breland, Simen B. Skriubakken, Aveen Dayal, Ajit Jha, Phaneendra K. Yalavarthy, and Linga R. Cenkeramaddi, “Deep Learning based Sign Language Digits Recognition from Thermal Images with Edge Computing System,” IEEE Sensors Journal 2021.
  10. L. R. Cenkeramaddi, P. K. Rai, A. Dayal, J. Bhatia, A. Pandya, J. Soumya, A. Kumar, & A. Jha., “A Novel Angle Estimation for mmWave FMCW radars using Machine Learning,” IEEE Sensors Journal 2021.
  11. Naveen Paluru, Aveen Dayal, Havard B. Jenssen, Tomas Sakinis, Linga R. Cenkeramaddi, Jaya Prakash, and Phaneendra K. Yalavarthy, “Anam-Net : Anamorphic Depth Embedding based Light-Weight CNN for Segmentation of Anomalies in COVID-19 Chest CT Images,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (Fast Track: COVID-19 Focused Papers) 2021.
  12. A. Dayal, N. Paluru, L. R. Cenkeramaddi, S. J., and P. K. Yalavarthy, “Design and Implementation of Deep Learning Based Contactless Authentication System Using Hand Gestures,” MDPI Electronics (Artificial Intelligence Circuits and Systems (AICAS)), vol. 10, no. 2, p. 182, Jan. 2021.
  13. Rai, Prabhat Kumar; Kumar, Abhinav; Khan, Mohammed Zafar Ali; J, Soumya; Cenkeramaddi, Linga Reddy (2021). Angle and Height Estimation Technique for Aerial Vehicles using mmWave FMCW Radar, The 13th IEEE International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (IEEE COMSNETS), January 5 – 9, 2021, Bangalore, India.
  14. Bhatia, Jyoti; Dayal, Aveen; Jha, Ajit; Vishvakarma, Santosh Kumar; J, Soumya; M. B., Srinivas; Yalavarthy, Phaneendra K.; Kumar, Abhinav; V., Lalitha; Koorapati, Sagar; Cenkeramaddi, Linga Reddy (2021). Object Classification Technique for mmWave FMCW Radars using Range-FFT Features, The 13th IEEE International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (IEEE COMSNETS), January 5 – 9, 2021, Bangalore, India..
  15. Bhusal, Hari; Khatiwada, Pankaj; Jha, Ajit; J, Soumya; Koorapati, Sagar; Cenkeramaddi, Linga Reddy (2020). A Self-Powered Long-Range Wireless IoT Device Based on LoRaWAN. 2020 6th IEEE International Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems. ISBN: 978-0-7381-4264-7. IEEE. Session 14: Energy-Efficient, Reliable VLSI Systems 2 (ERS-2). s 258 – 261.
  16. Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Jyoti Bhatia, Ajit Jha, Santosh Kumar Vishvakarma, Soumya J, A Survey on Sensors for Autonomous Systems. 15th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA); 21-06-2020 – 25-06-2020, Kristiansand, Norway.
  17. Ajit Jha, Dipendra Subedi, Per-Ove Løvsland, Ilya Tyapin, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, Geir Hovland, Autonomous mooring towards autonomous maritime navigation and offshore operations. 15th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA); 21-06-2020 – 25-06-2020, Kristiansand, Norway.
  18. Veda Bhanu P, Vibhor Govil, Jagadeesh S, Soumya J, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Novel Fault-Tolerant Routing Technique for ZMesh Topology based Network-on-Chip Design. 15th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA); 21-06-2020 – 25-06-2020, Kristiansand, Norway.
  19. Veda Bhanu P, Nikita M, Soumya J, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Fault-Tolerant Application Mapping on to ZMesh topology based Network-on-Chip Design. 15th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA); 21-06-2020 – 25-06-2020, Kristiansand, Norway.
  20. Henning Idsøe, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Soumya J and Baltasar Beferull Lozano, “Phase-noise Impact on the Performance of mmWave-RADARs,” IEEE ANTS 2019, 16 – 19 December, Goa, India.
  21. Anders Frøytlog, Magne Haglund, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi and Baltasar Beferull Lozano, “Design and implementation of a long-range low-power wake-up radio and customized DC-MAC protocol for LoRaWAN,” IEEE ANTS 2019, 16 – 19 December, Goa, India.
  22. Veda Bhanu P., Kulkarni P.V., Avadhanam S.P., Soumya J., Cenkeramaddi L.R. (2019) Multi-application Based Fault-Tolerant Network-on-Chip Design for Mesh Topology Using Reconfigurable Architecture. In: Sengupta A., Dasgupta S., Singh V., Sharma R., Kumar Vishvakarma S. (eds) VLSI Design and Test. VDAT 2019. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1066. Springer, Singapore
  23. The Modular X- and Gamma-Ray Sensor (MXGS) of the ASIM Payload on the International Space Station. / Østgaard, Nikolai; Balling, Jan E.; Bjørnsen, Thomas; Brauer, Peter; Budtz-Jørgensen, Carl; Bujwan, Waldemar; Carlson, Brant; Christiansen, Freddy; Connell, Paul; Eyles, Chris; Fehlker, Dominik; Genov, Georgi; Grudziński, Pawel; Kochkin, Pavlo; Kohfeldt, Anja; Kuvvetli, Irfan; Thomsen, Per Lundahl; Pedersen, Søren Møller; Navarro-Gonzalez, Javier; Neubert, Torsten; Njøten, Kåre; Orleanski, Piotr; Qureshi, Bilal; Cenkeramaddi, Linga Reddy; Reglero, Victor; Reina, Manuel; Rodrigo, Juan; Rostad, Maja; Sabau, Maria; Kristensen, Steen Savstrup; Skogseide, Yngve; Solberg, Arne; Stadsnes, Johan; Ullaland, Kjetil; Yang, Shiming.In: Space Science Reviews, Vol. 215, No. 2, 23, 2019.
  24. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, Soumya J, Anders Frøytlog, Meghana Bhange, “Long-range & Self-powered IoT Devices for Agriculture & Aquaponics Based on Multi-hop Topology,” 2019 IEEE 5th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 15-18 April 2019 – Limerick, Ireland.
  25. Anders Frøytlog, Magne Haglund, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Thomas Jordbru, Rolf Arne Kjellby and Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, “Design and Implementation of a Long-Range Low-Power Wake-Up Radio for IoT Devices”, 2019 IEEE 5th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 15-18 April 2019 – Limerick, Ireland.
  26. Mohit Upadhyay, Monil Shah, P. Veda Bhanu, Soumya J., and Linga Reddy Cenkarmaddiy., “Multi-Application based Network-on-Chip Design for Mesh-of-Tree topology using Global Mapping and Reconfigurable Architecture,” The 32nd IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design, New Delhi, January 2019.
  27. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Thor Eirik Johnsrud, Svein Erik Løtveit, Baltasar Beferull-Lozano and Soumya J, “Self-Powered IoT Device based on Energy Harvesting for Remote Applications,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (IEEE ANTS 2018), Indore, India.
  28. Anders Frøytlog and Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “Design and Implementation of an Ultra-Low Power Wake-up Radio for Wireless IoT Devices,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (IEEE ANTS 2018) Indore, India.
  29. Thomas Jordbru, Lei Jiao and Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “UDP flows in Cognitive Radios with Channel Aggregation and Fragmentation: A Test-bed Based Evaluation,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (IEEE ANTS 2018) Indore, India.
  30. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Erol Gorančić, Anders Liland, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi and Geir Jevne, “Smart Brewery Controller,” 4th IEEE International Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems (IEEE iSES 2018), Hyderabad, India.
  31. Henning Idsøe, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi and Soumya Joshi, “Sensor Data Compression based on Re-Quantization of Sensor Data,” 4th IEEE International Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems (IEEE iSES 2018), Hyderabad, India.
  32. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Thor Eirik Johnsrud, Svein Erik Løtveit, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Geir Jevne, Baltasar Beferull-Lozano and Soumya Joshi, “Design and Prototype Implementation of Longrange Self-powered Wireless IoT Device,” 4th IEEE International Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems (IEEE iSES 2018), Hyderabad, India.
  33. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Thor Eirik Johnsrud, Svein Erik Løtveit, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Geir Jevne, Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, Soumya Joshi and Anders Frøytlog, Thomas Jordbru and Meghana Bhange, “Design, Development and Deployment of Low-cost Short-range Self-powered Wireless IoT Devices,” 4th IEEE International Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems (IEEE iSES 2018), Hyderabad, India.
  34. Asheesh Bhuria, Ashish Goyal, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, M.B. Srinivas and Soumya J, “Design of Software and Data Analytics for Self-powered Wireless IoT Devices,” 4th IEEE International Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems (IEEE iSES 2018), Hyderabad, India.
  35. Mohit Upadhyay, Monil Shah,P. Veda Bhanu, Soumya J.,  Linga Reddy Cenkarmaddi, and Henning Idsøe, “A Novel Fault-Tolerant Routing Technique for Mesh-of-Tree Based Network-on-Chip Design”, IEEE Region 10 International Conference (IEEE TENCON),  Jeju Island, Korea, October 2018.
  36. P. Veda Bhanu, Pranav Venkatesh Kulkarni, Soumya J., Linga Reddy Cenkarmaddi, and Henning Idsøe, “Fault-Tolerant Network-on-Chip Design for Mesh-of-Tree Topology Using Particle Swarm Optimization”, IEEE Region 10 International Conference (IEEE TENCON), Jeju Island, Korea, October 2018.
  37. Monil Shah, Mohit Upadhyay, Veda Bhanu P, Soumya J, and Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “A Novel Fault-Tolerant Routing Algorithm for Mesh-of-Tree based Network-on-Chips”, 22nd International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT), June 2018.
  38. P. Veda Bhanu, Pranav Kulkarni, Soumya J, Linga Reddy Cenkarmaddi, and Henning Idsøe, “Torus Topology based Fault-Tolerant Network-on-Chip Design with Flexible Spare Core Placement”, 14th Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (IEEE PRIME), July 2018.
  39. Mohit Upadhyay, Monil Shah, P. Veda Bhanu, Soumya J, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “Fault tolerant Routing Methodology for Mesh-of-Tree based Network-on-Chips using Local Reconfiguration” International Workshop on High Performance and Dynamic Reconfigurable Systems and Networks (DRSN), July 2018.
  40. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Thor Eirik Johnsrud, Svein Erik Løtveit, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Mohamed Hamid and Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, “Self-Powered IoT Device for Indoor and Outdoor Applications”, IEEE Embedded VLSID 2018.
  41. Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “Feedback Biasing based Adjustable Gain Ultrasound Preamplifier for CMUTs in 45nm CMOS”, IEEE Embedded VLSID 2018.
  42. Henning Idsøe, Mohamed Hamid, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Thomas Jordbru and Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, “Experimental Validation for Spectrum Cartography using Adaptive Multi-Kernels”, IEEE ICSPCS 2017.
  43. Thomas Jordbru, Mohamed Hamid, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Henning Idsøe, Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, “Implementation of a Two Stage Fully-Blind Self-Adapted Spectrum Sensing Algorithm”, IEEE ICSPCS 2017.
  44. H. Idsøe, M. Hamid, T. Jordbru, L. R. Cenkeramaddi and B. Beferull-Lozano, Spectrum cartography using adaptive radial basis functions: Experimental validation. IEEE SPAWC 2017.
  45. T. Jordbru, H. Idsøe, L. R. Cenkeramaddi, B. Beferull-Lozano and M. Hamid. Radio measurements on a customized software defined radio module: A case study of energy detection spectrum sensing. IEEE I2MTC 2017.
  46. Cenkeramaddi, L.R.; Larsen, R.T.V.; Johnsen, R.; Haglund, M.A., “Mixed signal system design (A project based course),” Microelectronics Education (EWME), 10th European Workshop on , vol., no., pp.58,61, 14-16 May 2014
  47. C. Linga Reddy et. al. Low-energy CZT detector array for the ASIM mission. 2012 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Graz, Austria, May 13-16, 2012.
  48. Y. Skogseide, C. Linga Reddy, et.al. BGO Front-End Electronics and Signal Processing in the MXGS Instrument for the ASIM Mission. 2012 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Graz, Austria, May 13-16, 2012.
  49. C.Linga Reddy, T. Singh and Trond Ytterdal, ”Inverter-based 1V analog front-end amplifiers in 90nm CMOS for medical ultrasound imaging,” Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, 2010.
  50. C.Linga Reddy and Trond Ytterdal, “Nanoscale CMOS analog design for medical ultrasound imaging,” 1st annual workshop 2010, Norwegian PhD network on nanotechnology for microsystems.
  51. M. J. Kumar and C. L. Reddy, “Realizing Wide Bandgap P-SiC-emitter Lateral Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors with low collectoremitter offset voltage and high current gain – A novel proposal using numerical simulation,” arXiv [cond-mat.mes-hall], 2010.
  52. C.Linga Reddy and Trond Ytterdal, ”Clock jitter impact on the performance of general charge sampling amplifiers,” Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, August, 2009.
  53. C.Linga Reddy, Tajeshwar Singh and Trond Ytterdal, ”Inverter-based 1V Transimpedance Amplifier in 90nm CMOS for Medical Ultrasound Imaging,” IEEE NORCHIP – 2009.
  54. C.Linga Reddy and Trond Ytterdal, ”1V Transimpedance Amplifier in 90nm CMOS for Medical Ultrasound Imaging,” IEEE NORCHIP – 2009.
  55. Yamaner, Yalçın Feysel and Cenkeramaddi, Linga Reddy et. al., “Front-end IC design for intravascular ultrasound imaging”, PhD. Research in Microelectronics and Electronics, PRIME 2008., Boğaziçi Un’versity, Istanbul.
  56. Ayhan Bozkurt, C.Linga Reddy, F.Yalcin Yamaner and Trond Ytterdal, ”A Low Noise Capacitive Feedback Analog Front-end for cMUT based IVUS: Experimental Results”, 7th International workshop on Micromachined Ultrasonic TransducersMay 8-9, 2008.
  57. B.B.Larsen and C.Linga Reddy, “Mixed Signal IC Design”, 7th European workshop on Microelectronics Education (EWME-2008), May 28 – 30, 2008.
  58. C.Linga Reddy, Ayhan Bozkurt, Yalacin Yamaner and Trond Ytterdal, “A Low Noise Capacitive Feedback Analog Front-end for CMUTs in IVUS Imaging”, IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 2007.
  59. B.B.Larsen, C.Linga Reddy and Jukka Typpo, ”Readout and Control Circuit for a Four Pixel Digital Camera as Semester Project”, IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic System Education, June 2-4, 2007.
  60. Ayhan Bozkurt, F.Yalcin Yamaner and C.Linga Reddy, ”IC Design for 2D cMUT Arrays: High voltage CMOS Design Issues, Experimental Results and New Amplifier Topologies”, 6th International workshop on Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers, May 25-27, 2007.
  61. C.Linga Reddy and Trond Ytterdal, ”Analysis and Design of a 1V Charge Sampling Readout Amplifier in 90nm CMOS for Medical Imaging”, IEEE VLSI-DAT, April 25-27, 2007.
  62. C.Linga Reddy, Tajeshwar Singh and Trond Ytterdal, ”Self-biased Charge Sampling Amplifier in 90nm CMOS for Medical Ultrasound Imaging”, IEEE GLSVLSI, March 11-13, 2007.
  63. C.Linga Reddy and Trond Ytterdal, ”Jitter Analysis of General Charge Sampling Amplifiers”, IEEE ISCAS, 2006.
  64. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy,  “Silicon-on-Insulator Lateral Dual Sidewall Schottky (SOI-LDSS) Concept for Improved Rectifier Performance: A Two-Dimensional Simulation Study”, Microelectronics International, vol. 23, No.1, pp. 16-18, January 2006.
  65. Thomas Halvorsrød, C.Linga Reddy, Arne Rønnekleiv and Trond Ytterdal, “A Discrete Time µBeamformer for CMUT Arrays – Behavioral Simulations Using SystemC”, IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 2005.
  66. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy, “A New Dual band gap Emitter Schottky Collector PNM HBT on SOI with Reduced Collector Emitter Offset Voltage”, IEE Proceedings on Circuits, Devices and Systems, Vol.151, April 2004.
  67. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy, “Application of Lateral Dual Sidewall Schottky (LDSS) Concept for Improved Rectifier Performance on SOI – Design and Optimization”, IEEE TENCON – 2003.
  68. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy, “A New dual-band gap SiC-on-Si P-emitter, SiGe N-base, lateral Schottky Metal-collector (PNM) HBT on SOI with reduced collector-emitter offset-voltage”, IEEE TENCON 2003.
  69. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy, “A Novel SiC Emitter, SiGe Base Lateral Schottky Collector NPM HBT on SOI”, Elsevier Microelectronics Reliability Journal, Vol.43, pp.1145-1149, July 2003.
  70. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy, “A New High Voltage 4H-SiC Lateral Dual Sidewall Schottky (LDSS) Rectifier: Theoretical Investigation and Analysis”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol.50, pp.1690-1693, July 2003.