Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science And Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: usnraju@nitw.ac.in

: 9440149146

Interests: Computer Vision and Image Processing, Digital Olfaction.

Specializations: Computer Vision and Image Processing


 Message: 'Confidence & Hard-work' is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure.


 Education Qualifications and Service: 

  • B.E.(1998), M. Tech. (2002) and Ph.D.(2010). 
  • Worked at MGIT- Hyderabad (≈5yrs), GIET-Rajahmundry(≈3yrs) and RGMCET-Nandyal(≈2yrs) and Indigo RDBMS Research and Development-Hyderabad(≈2yrs). 
  • Presently working as an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, at NIT Warangal from March 2012.

Course Taught Previously

  • Theory of Computation
  • Compiler Design
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Problem Solving and Computer Programming
  • Language Processors
  • Big Image Data Processing
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Database Management Systems
  • C Programming
  • Operating Systems Concepts
  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Distributed Systems
  • Software Design


 SCI/SCIE Publications:  

S.No. Details
16  Sweta Panigrahi and U.S.N.Raju "InceptionDepth-wiseYOLOv2: Improved implementation of YOLO Framework for Pedestrian Detection", International  Journal of  Multimedia  Information  Retrieval, Accepted, April  2022.
15 Sweta Panigrahi and U.S.N.Raju "MS-ML-SNYOLOv3: A robust lightweight modification of SqueezeNet based YOLOv3 for pedestrian detection", Optik Journal, Accepted, April 2022. 

DebanjanPathak, and U.S.NRaju, "Content-Based Image Retrieval for Super-Resolutioned Images using Feature Fusion: Deep Learning and Hand Crafted",  Journal of  Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Accepted, December 2021.


Rohan Netalkar, Hillol Barman, Rushik Subba, Kandula Preetam, and U.S.NRaju"Distributed Compression and Decompression for Big Image Data: LZW and Huffman coding", Journal of Electronic Imaging, Accepted, September 2021.


DebanjanPathak, and U.S.NRaju  “Content-Based Image Retrieval using feature-fusion of GroupNormalized-Inception-Darknet-53 features and handcraft features”, Optik (2021)Available online,  August 2021. 


Sweta Panigrahi and U.S.N.Raju “Scale-invariant histogram of oriented gradients: novel approach for pedestrian detection in multiresolution image dataset”, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, Accepted  July 2021. 


Sweta Panigrahi and U.S.N.Raju “Pedestrian Detection Based on Hand-crafted Features and Multi-layer Feature Fused-ResNet Model”, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, Accepted July 2021. 


DebanjanPathak, and U.S.NRaju . "Content-based image retrieval using Group Normalized-Inception-Darknet-53", International  Journal of  Multimedia  Information  Retrieval, July 2021.   


Morampudi, Mahesh Kumar, Munaga VNK Prasad, and U.S.N.Raju. "SviaB: Secure and verifiable multi-instance iris remote authentication using blockchain". IET Biometrics (2021).


Morampudi, Mahesh Kumar, Munaga VNK Prasad, and U.S.N.Raju. "Privacy-preserving and verifiable multi-instance iris remote authentication using public auditor".  Applied Intelligence (2021): 1-14. 


Morampudi, Mahesh Kumar, Munaga VNK Prasad, Mridula Verma, and U.S.N.Raju. "Secure and verifiable iris authentication system using fully homomorphic encryption." Computers & Electrical Engineering 89 (2021): 106924. 


Kumar, Morampudi Mahesh, Munaga VNK Prasad, and U.S.N.Raju. "BMIAE: blockchain-based multi-instance Iris authentication using additive ElGamal homomorphic encryption." IET Biometrics 9, no. 4 (2020): 165-177.  


Morampudi, Mahesh Kumar, Sowmya Veldandi, Munaga VNK Prasad, and U.S.N.Raju. "Multi-instance iris remote authentication using private multi-class perceptron on malicious cloud server." Applied Intelligence  50, no. 9 (2020): 2848-2866. 


Morampudi, Mahesh Kumar, Munaga VNK Prasad, and U.S.N.Raju. "Privacy-preserving iris authentication using fully homomorphic encryption." Multimedia Tools & Applications 79 (2020). 


Kanaparthi, Suresh Kumar, U.S.N.Raju, P. Shanmukhi, G. Khyathi Aneesha, and Mohammed Ehsan Ur Rahman. "Image retrieval by integrating global correlation of color and intensity histograms with local texture features." Multimedia Tools and Applications (2019): 1-37. 


U.S.N.Raju, K. Suresh Kumar, Pulkesh Haran, Ramya Sree Boppana, and Niraj Kumar. "Content-based image retrieval using local texture features in distributed environment." International Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing 18,  (2019).


SCOPUS Indexed Publications: 



10 Suresh Kumar K, U.S.N.Raju, "Image Retrieval by using Texture and Shape Correlated Hand Crafted Features", International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics,  Accepted, April 2022.
9 U.S.N Raju, Hillol Barman, Netalkar Rohan Kishor, Sanjay Kumar, Hariom Kumar, "Distributed JPEG Compression and Decompression for Big Image Data using Map-Reduce Paradigm", Journal of Mobile Multimedia, Accepted 20th February 2022.

Kanaparthi Suresh Kumar, U.S.N.Raju, "Distributed Big Image Retrieval Systems using Local and Global Features with MapReduce Paradigm", International Journal of Information Technology,  Accepted, September 2021.


Sweta Panigrahi, Debanjan Pathak, U.S.N.Raju, K.V.Kadambari, Harika Ala. "Rapid Detection of COVID-19 from Medical Images using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks”, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Inderscience, September 2020.  


Dr. Uday Bhaskar, Dr.U.S.N.Raju, Dr P. Govindarajulu, Dr.B.V. Ramana Reddy, “Aspects of Content, Context and Adaption Modeling in Mobile Learning Application Design”. International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies, Vol.7, Issue 2, pp. 29-37, April 2013. 


Vijaya Kumar, U. S. N. Raju, P.Premchand, A. Suresh“Skeleton Primitive Extraction Method on Textures with Different Nonlinear Wavelets,” Journal of Computer Science, 4(7): pp. 609-611, 2008. 


U.S.N.Raju, A.Srikrihna, V. Vijaya Kumar, A.Suresh“Extraction of Skeleton Primitives on Wavelets,” Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, Vol. 4, No.11, pp. 1065-1074, 2008. 


V Vijaya Kumar, B.Eswara Reddy, U. S. N. Raju, A. Suresh“Classification of Textures by Avoiding Complex Patterns,” Journal of Computer Science, 4(2) pp. 133-138, 2008. 


V.Vijaya Kumar, A. Nagaraja Rao, U.S.N.Raju, B.Eswara Reddy“Pipeline Implementation of New Segmentation Based on Cognate Neighborhood Approach,” IAENG International Journal of Computer Science, Vol. 35, Issue 1, pp. 1-6, 2008. 


V Vijaya Kumar, B.Eswara Reddy, U.S.N.Raju, K.C.Sekharan“An Innovative Technique of Texture Classification and Comparison Based on Long Linear Patterns,” Journal of Computer Science, Vol. 3, No.8, pp. 633-638, 2007. 


Peer-Reviewed Journals:

S.No. Details

Suresh Kumar K, U.S.N.Raju. “Deep Convolutional Neural Networks Features for Image Retrieval”,  Advances and Applications in Mathematical Sciences, Mili Publications, Accepted, WebofScience. 2nd January 2021.  


U.S.N.Raju, Dr. Uday Bhaskar. “Secured Data Transmission Using Wavelet Based Steganography and Cryptography Using Different DES Methods”, Journal of Wavelet Theory and Applications (JWTA), Volume 7  Number 1, pp. 19 -29,  2013. 


B.Sujatha, V. VijayaKumar, U.S.N.Raju “Integrated Framework for Texture Classification using Statistical and Structural Approaches”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Sciences and Technologies, Volume 12, Number 2, pp.8-12, 2011. 


P. Harini, B.Eswara Reddy, U.S.N. Raju, V Vijaya Kumar “A Novel Scheme for Congestion Control in Hierarchical Mobile IPv6 Networks” IJCSNS International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, VOL.11 No.2, pp. 98-104 February 2011. 


U.S.N. Raju, A Sridhar Kumar, B Mahesh, B.Eswara Reddy “Texture Classification With High Order Local Pattern Descriptor: Local Derivative Pattern”, Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology, Vol. 10 Issue 8, pp. 72-76, 2010.  


A.Suresh, U.S.N. Raju,  V Vijaya Kumar “An Innovative Technique of Stone Texture Classification based on Primitive Pattern Units” International Journal of Signal and Image Processing, Hyper Science publications, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 40-45, 2010. 


M Chandra Mohan, V Vijaya Kumar, U.S.N.Raju. “New Face Recognition Method Based on Texture Features using Linear Wavelet Transforms,” International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, Vol. 9, No. 12, pp. 223-230, 2009. 


V Vijaya Kumar, U.S.N.Raju, G. Hemantha Kumar “Texture classification using various Non-Linear Wavelet transforms Based on Primitive patterns,” Journal of Wavelet Theory and Applications, accepted, in-print, 2009. 


V Vijaya Kumar, U.S.N.Raju, K Chandra Sekaran,  V V Krishna“Employing Long Linear Patterns for Texture Classification relying on Wavelets,” International Journal on Graphics, Vision and Image Processing, Vol. 8, Issue V, pp. 13-21, 2009. 


U. S. N. Raju, V Vijaya Kumar, V V Krishna, A Nagaraja Rao“Statistical Texture Primitive Extraction Using Different Wavelet Transforms,” International Journal of Mathematical Science and Engineering Applications, Vol. 2, No. IV, pp. 273-284, 2008. 


U.S.N.Raju, B.Eswara Reddy, V Vijaya Kumar, B Sujatha“Texture Classification Based on Extraction of Skeleton Primitives using Wavelets,” Information Technology Journal, Vol.7, No.6, pp. 883-889, 2008. 


V Vijaya Kumar, U.S.N.Raju, Radhika Mani, A.L Narasimha Rao, “Wavelet  based Texture Segmentation methods based on Combinatorial of Morphological and Statistical Operations,” International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, Vol. 8, No.8, pp.176-181, 2008. 


V Vijaya Kumar, U.S.N.Raju, K Chandra Sekaran, V V Krishna“A New Method of Texture Classification using various Wavelet Transforms based on Primitive Patterns,” International Journal on Graphics, Vision and Image Processing, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 21-27, 2008. 


Vakulabharanam Vijaya, B. Eswara Reddy, A. Nagaraja Rao, U.S.N.Raju. "Texture segmentation methods based on combinatorial of morphological and statistical operations." Journal of Multimedia 3, no. 1 (2008). 


A. Suresh, U.S.N.Raju, A. Nagaraja Rao, V Vijaya Kumar, “An Innovative Technique of Marble Texture Description Based on Grain Components,” Intl. Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, Vol.8, No.2, pp. 122-126, 2008. 


V. Vijaya Kumar, B. Eswara Reddy, U.S.N.Raju“A Measure of pattern trends on various types of preprocessed textures,” International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, Vol.7, No.8, pp. 253-257, 2007.                                       


Book Chapters:

S.No. Details

Suresh Kumar Kanaparthi, U.S.N.Raju “Image Retrieval using Local Majority Intensity Patterns”, Book Title: Expert Clouds and Applications, Series ISSN: 2367-3370, Published by Springer Nature, Series Title: Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems (LNNS), Series vol: 209, No: 48.  DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-2126-0, 2021.      


Barman H., Kishor N.R., U.S.N.Raju, Pathak D., Panigrahi S. (2022) Content-Based Image Retrieval Using Energy-Based Frequency Domain Features. In: Bianchini M., Piuri V., Das S., Shaw R.N. (eds) Advanced Computing and Intelligent Technologies. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 218. Springer, Singapore, 2021.


U.S.N. Raju, Suresh Kumar Kanaparthi, Mahesh Kumar Murampudi, Sweta Panigrahi, Debanjan Pathak. “Big Image Data Processing: Methods, Technologies and Implementation Issues”, Book Title: Research Innovations and Trends on Computer Vision and Recognition System, Apple Academic press, Exclusive worldwide distribution by USA, CRC Press, a Taylor & Francis Group, Accepted in June 2020. https://www.appleacademicpress.com/computer-vision-and-recognition-systems-research-innovations-and-trends/9781774630150.


Sweta Panigrahi, U.S.N.Raju, Pranay Raj R, Sindhu Namulamettu Vishnupriya Thanda. "Pedestrian Detection: Unification of Global and Local Features". In: Sharma M.K., Dhaka V.S., Perumal T., Dey N., Tavares J.M.R.S. (eds) Innovations in Computational Intelligence and Computer Vision. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1189. Springer, Singapore, 2021. 


Debanjan Pathak, U.S.N.Raju, Sukhdev Singh, G Naveen, K. Anil, "Content-Based Image Retrieval Using Statistical Color Occurrence Feature on Multiresolution Dataset". In: Bhateja V., Peng SL., Satapathy S.C., Zhang YD. (eds) Evolution in Computational Intelligence. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1176. Springer, Singapore, 2021. 


International Conference presentations:

S.No. Details

U.S.N.Raju, Morampudi Mahesh Kumar, K Shiva Prasanth, V Sushma, Juhi Krishnamurthy. "Next generation multimedia using digital olfaction in distributed environment", IEEE International Conference on Forensics, Analytics, Big Data, Security, BMS Institute Of Technology And Management, (Accepted, December 21-22, 2021).


U.S.N.Raju, Debanjan Pathak, Harika Ala, Netalkar Rohan Kishor, Hillol Barman "Distributed Deep Learning for Content Based Image Retrieval", MIND 2021, Organized by NIT Raipur, India. (Accepted; Date of Conference: December 11-12, 2021)


Sweta Panigrahi, U.S.N.Raju. "MS-ML-SNYOLOv3: A Robust Modification of SqueezeNet based YOLOv3 for Pedestrian Detection”, International Conference on Control, Automation, Power and Signal Processing (CAPS-2021), Organized by IIITDM, Jabalpur. (Conference: Accepted-2021; Date of Conference: December 10-12, 2021). 


Netalkar Rohan Kishor, Hillol Barman U.S.N.Raju, Suresh Kumar Kanaparthi, Harika Ala, “Content Based Image Retrieval using Frequency Domain Features: Zigzag Scanning of DCT Coefficients”, IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Smart Systems, ICAIS, March 25-27, 2021.


Suresh Kumar K, U.S.N.Raju, Nagaraja Rao A "Weighted Finite Automata for Regularity Recognition in Textures", IEEE’s The 4th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Automation (ICCCA-2018), 14th -15th December 2018.


 M Mahesh Kumar, M V N K Prasad, U.S.N.Raju, “Iris Template Protection using Discrete Logarithm”, ACM’s 2nd International Conference on Biometric Engineering and Applications, pp. 43-49, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 16-18, 2018.


M Mahesh Kumar, M V N K Prasad, U.S.N.Raju. “Cancellable Fingerprint Template Generation Using Rectangle-Based Adjoining Minutiae Pairs”, ACM’s 2nd International Conference on Biometric Engineering and Applications, pp30-37, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 16-18, 2018.


U.S.N.Raju, Suresh Kumar K, Vedpratap Mehta, Rishab Sharma, Sushanth Kuli. "Cluster Based Block Processing for Gigantic Images: Dimension and Size”, Fourth International Conference on Image Information Processing, Jaypee University of Information Technology, December 21-23, 2017, Himachal Pradesh, India.


U.S.N.Raju, B.Chaitanya, Pavan Kumar, P.NishanthKrishn, Prashant Mishra. "Video Copy Detection in Distributed Environment", IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Big Data, BigMM2016, Taipei, Taiwan, April 20-22, 2016.


U.S.N.Raju, Irlanki Sandeep, Nattam Sai  Karthik, Rayapudi Siva Praveen, Mayank Singh Sachan. “Weighted Finite Automata Based Image Compression on Hadoop MapReduce Framework”, IEEE BigData Congress 2015, NewYork, New York, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2015.


U.S.N.Raju, Shibin George, V Sairam Praneeth, Ranjeet Deo, Priyanka Jain, “Content Based Image Retrieval on Hadoop Framework”, IEEE BigData Congress 2015, NewYork, New York, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2015.


U.S.N.Raju, N.Kishan Varma, Harikrishna Pariveda, Kotte Abhilash Reddy“Query Object Detection in Big Video Data on Hadoop Framework”, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Big Data, BigMM2015, Beijing, China, April 20-22, 2015.


U.S.N.Raju, K.V. Kadambari, P. Venkata Subba Reddy, “A New Method of Assessing the Students using Video Assignments”, Sixth IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference(IEEE EDUCON 2015), Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia, 18–20 March 2015.


U.S.N.Raju, Kothuri Sai Kiran, Meena G Kamal, Vinay Nikhil Pabba, Suresh Kanaparthi“Distributed Processing for Content Based Lecture Video Retrieval on Hadoop Framework”, XIII International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Processing, London, UK, 14-15 March 2015. 


U.S.N.Raju, Kamalakanta Sethi, Sunaina Choudhary and Priyanka Jain“A New Hybrid Watermarking Technique using DCT and DWT based on Scaling Factor”, 1st  IEEE International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Computational Analysis and Knowledge Management, Greater Noida, 25-27 February, 2015. 


U.S.N.Raju, Shibin George, Irlanki Sandeep and  Kothuri Sai Kiran“Weighted Finite Automata based on Local Patterns for Image Authentication”, Ninth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (IEEE ICSC2015), Anaheim, California, USA, 7 – 9 February, 2015. 


Ambuj K Gautam, V Vasu, U.S.N.Raju“Human Machine Interface for controlling a robot using image processing”, 12th Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management, GCMM 2014, pp. 291-298, 2014. 


U.S.N.Raju, V.V.Reddy, B.Surekha, B.V.Ramana Reddy“Secured Data Transmission using Wavelet based Steganography and Cryptography”, International Conference, GIET, Rajahmundry, accepted, 30th - 31st March, 2012. 


U.S.N.Raju, R.Nagarjuna Reddy, B.V.R.Reddy “Image Denoising using Hard and Soft Thresholding Based on Different Linear Wavelet Transforms”, International Conference, Narsapur, A.P., India, 2011.


U.S.N.Raju, M.Radha, B. Aruna Chaitanya, “Image Compression using Non-Linear Wavelet Transform: Binary Wavelet Transform”, International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering, Management & Computer Applications, Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu, India, 30th- 31st May, 2011. 


K.Nagaraju, A.Harika, U.S.N.Raju. “Wavelet based Soil Texture Classification using High Order Local Patterns”, International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering, Management & Computer Applications, Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu, India, 30th- 31st May, 2011. 

2 U.S.N.Raju, V.Vijaya Kumar, A.Suresh, M.Radhika Mani. “Texture Description using Different Wavelet Transforms based on Statistical Parameters,” 2nd WSEAS Internl. Symposium, Wavelets Theory and Applications in Signal Processing, Istanbul, Turkey, 27th -29th pp. 174-178, 2008. 

V V Krihana, V Vijaya Kumar, U.S.N.Raju, B Saritha“Classification of textures based on distance function of linear patterns using mathematical morphology,” ICEM-2005, International Conference Conducted by JNTU, Hyderabad, 28th -30th October-2005. 


National Conference presentations:

S.No. Details

P.Sumanth Naga, R.N Likith, U.S.N.Raju. “Content Based Image Retrieval by using Different CNNs”, AICTE sponsored National E-Conference on Advances in Computer Vision, Artificial intelligence and Computer Applications (NECACAC-2020), 28th November 2020. 

Vijaya Lakshmi D, U.S.N.Raju, P.P.S. Naik, Uday Kumar V.  “Wavelet based Digital Watermarking with DES encrypted text”, National workshop on Wavelets, Multiresolution and Multifractal Analysis in Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences-current Trends, IIT Bombay,  Feb 29th -2nd March 2012. 

U.S.N.Raju, M.S. Sandeep, C. Lokesh  “Wavelet Based Edge Detection for Bone Age Assessment”, National Conference, Chennai, 2010. 

U.S.N.Raju, D. VijayaLakshmi, B. Sujatha“Applications of wavelets in data mining,” National conference at Guddalaveru Engg. College, 21st  Jan-2008.  

Nagaraja Rao, U.S.N.Raju, V Vijaya Kumar. “Texture segmentation using wavelet decomposition,” Proceedings of J-Talent, National Conference, Jyothishmathi College of Engineering and Tech., Hyderabad, pp. 28, 2nd &3rd Feb-2007. 

U.S.N.Raju, Renuka Devi, V Vijaya Kumar“Edge detection using Wavelet transforms,” Proceedings of J-Talent, National Conference, Jyothishmathi College of Engg. and Technology, Hyderabad, pp. 28, 2nd and 3rd Feb-2007. 

U.S.N.Raju, V Vijaya Kumar, A. Gnaeswar Rao. “An Innovative method for the reconstruction of images after Gaussian pyramidal decomposition,” Proceedings of J-Talent, National Conference, Jyothishmathi College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, pp. 28, 2nd and 3rd Feb-2007.


U.S.N.Raju, V V Krishna“Analysis of malaria infected blood cells using morphology,” at Techno- carnival, National Conference, organized by Royal Institute of Technology and Science, Hyderabad, 3rd and 4th Feb-2006. 


V V Krishna, U. S. N. Raju“A physical model-based approach for detection of sky in photographic images,” National level Symposium; 2005, Vignan Engineering College, Hyderabad, 12th March-2005. 


A. Nagaraja Rao, U.S.N.Raju, Leela Rani, V Srikanth“A new texture segmentation method using with direction measures,” Proceedings of NVGIP-05, National Conference, JNNCE, Shimoga, Karnataka, pp. 107, 2nd and 3rd March-2005. 


Keynote Speech in Conference:

  • International Conference on “Big Data Analytics and Computational Intelligence”, 23rd – 25th March 2017, Chirala, Andhra Pradesh, India.


Session Chaired in Conference:

  • 3rd Research Day,  Research and Development Centre, CBIT, Hyderabad, India, on 28 August 2021.

  • International Conference on Computer Vision & Machine Learning, 27th – 28th December 2018, Sir C.R.Reddy College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh, India.


As a Reviewer:   


  • Multimedia Tools and Applications-Springer
  • Sadhana Journal-Indian Academy of Sciences
  • Concurrency and Computation: Practices and Experience, Wiley Publishers
  • International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics, Inderscience publishers
  • International Journal of Critical Computer-Based Systems, Inderscience publishers
  • International Journal of Speech Technology-Springer
  • International Journal of Information Technology Project Management- IGI Global
  • Journal of Mobile Multimedia-River Publishers
  • Journal of Computer Science-Science Publications
  • International Journal of Digital Earth, Taylor and Francis publishers



  • Computer Vision & Image Processing, CVIP-2021, Organized by IIT Ropar
  • Computer Vision & Image Processing, CVIP-2020, Organized by IIIT Allahabad

PHDs Supervised


S.No. Name Research Topic Status
1 Mr. M Mahesh Kumar Cancellable Biometrics Awarded  (December 2020)
2 Mr. K Suresh Kumar Image Retrieval from Big Image Data Awarded (December 2021)
3 Ms. Sweta Panigrahi Pedestrian Detection Awarded (March 2022)
4 Mr. Debanjan Pathak Image Retrieval using Deep Learning Pursuing
5 Ms. Ala Harika Distributed Deep Learning for Image Processing Pursuing


 FDPs/Workshops Conducted:

S.No. FDP/Workshop title Duration
8 Art of Algorithm Writing and Computer Programming- for Beginners with Applications to Image Processing (Self Finance)  24th – 28th January 2022
7 Algorithms for Competitive Exams (Self Finance) 1st – 14th December 2021
Big Image Data Processing using Deep Learning Techniques (Self Finance)  27th-31st July 2020 
5 Big Image Data Processing using Machine Learning Algorithms (Self Finance) 27th-31st May 2019
4 Big Image Data Processing using Machine Learning Algorithms(TLC, NITW) 11th -16th December 2017
3 Algorithm Analysis and Design (E&ICT, NITW) 29th Feb-9th March 2016
2 Theory of Computation(E&ICT, NITW) 18th-27th January 2016
1 Computer Networking(NMEICT) 28th May - 5th July 2014



Lectures delivered (More than 60) at various FDPs/Workshops/Conferences:

  • Big Image Data Processing
  • Formal languages and their role in compiler design
  • Art of Computer Programming
  • Supervised Learning Applications in Image Processing
  • Image Processing using MapReduce Paradigm
  • Image Processing and its applications
  • Automata and Compiler Design
  • Challenges in Big Image Processing
  • Image Processing with hands-on with MATLAB and HADOOP
  • Weighted Finite Automata-based Image Processing
  • Recent Development in Big  Image Data Processing
  • Digital Image Processing of Remotely Sensed Data
  • MATLAB for Technical Computing


FDPS/Workshops Attended: 

S.No. FDP/Workshop title Institute Organized Duration
19 Challenges in Big Data Research Malaviya National Institute of Technology, (MNIT) Jaipur.  9th to 13th November 2013 
18 National Workshop on Main Phase Pedagogy Methods MHRD-IITKGP and NIT Warangal  9th to  10th  August 2013
17 Teaching and Evaluation Methods for Effective Learning NIT Warangal  15th to 17th July 2013
16 Image processing, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition NIT Delhi  18th to 22nd June 2013
15 Aakash for Education IIT Bombay and NIT Warangal 10th to 11th Nov 2012
14 Teaching and Learning for Excellence  NIT Warangal  17th – 19th July 2012
13 Introduction to Research Methodologies NIT Warangal  25th June 2012  to 4th July 2012
12 Market-Oriented Cloud Computing. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur, A.P.  27th December 2011
11  AICTE workshop on Medical Image Processing. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.  2nd-8th January 2011
10 Advanced Software Project Management using Soft Computing Approached. Godavari Institute of Engineering and Technology, Rajahmundry, A.P.  12th-13th September 2009 
9 Finite Automata and Compiler Design Chaitanya Institute of Engineering and Technology, Rajahmundry, A.P.  17th-18th July 2009
8 Research Methodologies Chaitanya Institute of Engineering and Technology, Rajahmundry, A.P.  15th September 2009
 7 New Trends in Image Processing  Narayana Engineering College, Nellore, A.P.   30th August 2008 
6 Usage of Pattern Recognition Techniques in Data Mining Godavari Institute of Engineering and Technology, Rajahmundry, A.P.  17th December 2007
5 Making Academic Projects Industry Oriented CMC Ltd. & SONET, Hyderabad, A.P.  11th November 2006
4 Software Testing Institute of Public Enterprise, at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad.  30th – 31st 2006
 3 Object-Oriented Analysis Design using UML & Fundamentals of Rose  Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, A.P.   23rd – 27th Dec 2004 
2 Remote Sensing and Satellite Image Processing Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, A.P.  28th June to 9th July 2004
1 Theory of Computation Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Hyderabad, A.P.  9th -13th June 2003



S.No. Name Budget  Status

Compiler Design- Digital Lab Record   

can be accessed and used freely:   https://www.nitw.ac.in/tlc/cdlab/index.html (copy-paste in browser)

1.25 Lakh Rupees


Completed (December 2020)


'Self Satisfied' Technical Works:

S.No. Name

Made a ‘1+115 node’ self-made in-house Hadoop cluster at NIT Warangal and processed 1.2TB of text data. YouTube link for 1+115 cluster: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSryEIkNGdk (copy-paste in browser)


Made ‘1+15 node’ in-housed self-made ‘Hadoop and Spark’ clusters at NIT Warangal for compressing and decompressing more than 10 million (1 crore) images. YouTube link for 1+15 in-house cluster:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrKxdkAWQ-0 (copy-paste in browser)


Made ‘1+18 node’ self-made ‘Hadoop and Spark’ clusters in Microsoft’s Azure cloud environment and compressed and decompressed more than 200 million (20 crores) images. YouTube link for 1+18 cluster in Microsoft Azure:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FdjwVAZAis (copy-paste in browser)



S.No. Name of the Work Organization Budget
1 Setting up Hadoop cluster and Demonstration Nalanda Institute of Engineering and Technology, Sattenapalli, AP, India, February 2019 14,160/-  Rupees



S.No. Members Title of Invention Details

Dr.U.S.N.Raju   and  Team

An  Electronic-Filling of Deposit and Withdrawal Form (E-FDWF) Device for Visually  Impaired and Illiterate People in Banks

Application Number: 202041048269; Date of Filing: 05/11/2020      Publication Date: 13/11/2020    Present status: Application referred u/s 12 for examination. 

2  Dr.U.S.N.Raju   and  Team  A Variational Auto-Encoder Convolutional Neural Network (VAE-CNN) model to identify the prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy disease.

Application Number: 202141020520;  Date of Filing: 05/05/2021          Publication Date: 11/06/2021      Present status: Application Awaiting Examination. 


Number of Projects guided at NIT Warangal:2012-2021(M.Tech./MCA/B.Tech.):

  • M.Tech. Projects: 21
  • MCA  Projects   :  27
  • B.Tech. Projects:  24


Awards and Honors

 Awards and Honors:

  • Secured 2nd Rank in JNTU entrance exam for  M.Tech (SE) in 1999.
  • First CSE Ph.D. from JNT University Kakinada.


Foreign Visits:

  • UK, Malaysia, China, USA, Thailand,  Hong Kong, and Taiwan.


Memberships in Technical bodies:

  • Senior Member in IEEE.
  • Fellow in the Institution of Engineers (India) [IEI]. 
  • Life member in CSI, ISTE, ISCA, IAENG and IJMSEA


Other Activities: 

  • Institute of Engineers (Warangal) CSE committee member for 2 years.
  • BOS member: JNTUK-Vizianagaram, SGGS-Nanded, RVR&JC-Guntur, GIET-Rajahmundry, Vardhaman College of Engineering-Hyderabad.
  • Taught the course Problem Solving and Computer Programming at NITAP for one semester (2018).
  • NITAP - Departmental Purchase Committee Member for one year.  
  • Doctoral Committee Member: IGDTUW New Delhi, VIT Vellore, VIT Amaravati, and SR Amaravati, Sri Chandra Sekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya.

Additional Responsibility

 Department Level: 

  • Department Time table In-charge from January 2016- July 2021 (Ten Semesters)
  • NBA M.Tech. (CSE) Member (2014-2016)
  •  Faculty Advisor for B.Tech.-II, MCA-I, MCA-II, and MCA-III, M.Tech-I, and M.Tech.-II in the last seven years
  •  DAC - PG Member (2015-17) and DAC - UG Member(This Academic Year:2017-18 )
  • Procured MATLAB Distributed Computing Server(MDCS) with 96 workers and 8 other toolboxes, with a total worth of 13.5 Lakhs.
  •  Served as a member for MCA and B.Tech. project evaluation committee (2014-15, 2016-17)
  • Department Website in-charge 2014-15
  • Department Secretary from June 2012- December 2020
  • Laboratory in-charge for software engineering lab 2014- till date
  •  M.Tech(CSIS) BOS Member: 2015 and M.Tech.(CSE) BOS Member: 2021
  • Tour Mentor for B.Tech. students: 2012-2013


Institute Level: 

  •  Fitness club in charge: March 2021 - till date.
  •  Additional Faculty Coordinator, Centre for Career Planning and Development: March 2020 to November 2020
  •  Served as a Block Warden for two years five months (June 2014 to Nov 2016).
  •  GATE Classes under SC/ST  Scheme (for four years:2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018)
  •  TEQIP -'department Information collection' and attended a two-day workshop at Bengaluru.
  •  EPICS(Engineering Project In Community Service) Project guide for one team in 2015-16.
  • DSC member in ECE, EEE, and Civil other than our CSE department.