Rajib Kumar Panigrahi

Associate Professor, IIT Roorkee rajibfec@iitr.ac.in

My areas of interest are :

  • Information extraction from radar images, Radar signal processing,Target detection and estimation, Radar based remote sensing
  • Disaster Management, Sensors Development And Networking


Sponsored Research Projects

Topic Funding Agency Year
Estimation of Lunar Regolith Roughness and Dielectric Constant using Chandrayaan-II data [PI] Space Application center, ISRO 2019
Design and Development of Low-cost of Landslide Early Warning System[PI] NHMS 2018
Development of polarimetric SAR tools for urban application[PI] Space Application center, ISRO 2017
Development of tools for hybrid-PolSAR data analysis and applications[PI] Space Application center, ISRO 2014
Developing supervised and unsupervised classification algorithms using PolSAR [PI] FIG, IIT Roorkee 2014
2014 - Present

Teaching Engegements

Title Course Code Class Name Semester
Engineering Electromagnetics ECN-232 B. Tech 2nd Year Spring
Microwave Engineering ECN-333 B. Tech 3rd Year Autumn
Fibre Optic Systems ECN-539 B. Tech final year, MTech RF and MTech Communication Autumn
Linear Circuits ECN-201 B. Tech 2nd Year Autumn
Signals and Systems ECN-202 B. Tech 2nd Year Spring
Radar Signal Processing ECN-550 B. Tech 8th Semester, Mtech RF and mtech Communication Spring


Degree Subject University Year
PhD Electrical engineering IIT Guwahati 2011

PHD's Supervised

Topic Scholar Name Status of PHD Registration Year
Some Studies On MIMO Antennas With Diversity Techniques For Wireless Applications Dr. Leeladhar Malviya A 2013
Incoherent target decomposition of polSAR data for land applications Dr. Himanshu Maurya A 2014
Analyses of hybrid-polsar data for landcover classification Mr. Ajeet Kumar A 2014
Analyses of despeckling algorithms for polSAR data Mr. Rakesh Sharma O 2015
Development of PolSAR based algorithms for urban applications Mr. Amit Kumar O 2018

Research Papers (Last 3 Years)

  1.  A. Kumar, A. Das & R. K. Panigrahi (2019) Hybrid-pol Decomposition Methods: A Comparative Evaluation and a New Entropy-based Approach, IETE Technical Review, DOI: 10.1080/02564602.2019.1613937
  2. A. Kumar and R. K. Panigrahi, "Oil-spill detection using hybrid-pol data through reconstruction technique", IET ELECTRONIC LETTER, 2018.
  3. L. Malviya,  M. V. Kartikeyan and R. K. Panigrahi, "Multi-standard, multi-band planar multiple input multiple output
    antenna with diversity effects for wireless applications", Int J RF Microw Comput Aided Eng. 2018, https://doi.org/10.1002/mmce.21551
  4. A. Kumar and R. K. Panigrahi, "Entropy based reconstruction technique for analysis of hybrid-polarimetric SAR data", IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, 2018, DOI:  10.1049/iet-rsn.2018.5338.
  5. H. Maurya and R. K. Panigrahi, " PolSAR Coherency Matrix Optimization Through Selective Unitary Rotations" in IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2018. doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2018.2878654
  6. R. Sharma and R. K. Panigrahi "CFAR based adaptive PolSAR speckle filter", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 201810.1109/JSTARS.2018.2877670.
  7. H. Maurya and R. K. Panigrahi, "Investigation of Branching Conditions in Model-Based Decomposition Methods," in IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 15, no. 8, pp. 1224-1228, Aug. 2018.
  8. A. Thakur, S. R. Talluri, R. K.  Panigrahi, "Side-lobe reduction in pulse compression having a better range resolution", Computers & Electrical Engineering, ELSEVIER, 10 March 2018, ISSN 0045-7906.
  9. H. Maurya and R. K. Panigrahi, "Non-negative scattering power decomposition for PolSAR data interpretation," in IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 593-602, 6 2018.
  10. L. Malviya, R. K. Panigrahi, and M. V. Kartikeyan, "Offset planar MIMO antenna for omni-directional radiation patterns" International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Feb 2018.
  11. R. Sharma and R. K. Panigrahi, "Stokes based sigma filter for despeckling of compact PolSAR data," in IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 475-483, 4 2018.
  12. A. Kumar and R. K. Panigrahi "Classification of hybrid-pol data using a novel cross-polarization estimation approach", in Electronics Letters, vol.54, no. 3, pp. 161-163,2018.
  13. Rakesh Sharma and R. K. Panigrahi, "Improved patch based NLM polSAR speckle filter based on iteratively reweighted least squares method" IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation , 2018, 12, (1), p. 30-36.
  14. L. Malviya, R. K. Panigrahi & M. V. Kartikeyan, "Four Element Planar MIMO Antenna Design for Long-Term Evolution Operation", IETE Journal of Research, 64:3, 367-373,2018.
  15. A. Kumar, A. Das and R. K. Panigrahi, "Hybrid-Pol Based Three-Component Scattering Model for Analysis of RISAT Data" in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 5155-5162, Dec. 2017. 
  16. L. Malviya, R. K. Panigrahi, and M. V. Kartikeyan, " MIMO antennas with diversity and mutual coupling reduction techniques: A review", International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Vol. 9 / Iss 8, December 2017, pp 1763 - 1780.
  17. H. Maurya, R. K. Panigrahi  and A. K. Mishra, "Extended four-component decomposition by using modified cross-scattering matrix," in IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol. 11, no. 8, pp. 1196-1202, 8 2017.
  18. H. Maurya, A Chauhan, and  R. K. Panigrahi, "Fast Alternative to Three and Four-Component Scattering Models for Polarimetric  SAR Image Decomposition", Remote Sensing letters,  Vol. 8 , Iss. 8, Mar 2017.
  19. L. Malviya, R. K. Panigrahi, and M. V. Kartikeyan, “A Low Profile Planar MIMO Antenna With Polarization Diversity For LTE 1800/1900 Applications”, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol 59, no. 3, pages 533-538, Jan 2017.
  20. L. Malviya, R. K. Panigrahi, and M. V. Kartikeyan, “A multi-standard, wide-band 2x2 compact MIMO antenna with ground modification techniques,” International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 259-267, July 2016.
  21. L. Malviya, R. K. Panigrahi, and M. V. Kartikeyan, “Circularly polarized 2x2 MIMO antenna for WLAN applications,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research C,  Vol. 66, pp. 97-107, July 2016.
  22. L. Malviya, R. K. Panigrahi, and M. V. Kartikeyan, "A 2×2 dual-band MIMO antenna with polarization diversity for wireless applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 61, 91-103, Jan 2016.
  23. A. Kumar, R. K. Panigrahi and A. Das, "Three-component decomposition technique for hybrid-pol SAR data," IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol. 10, no. 9, pp. 1569-74, 2016.
  24. P. L. Vijayvergiya and R. K. Panigrahi, "Single-layer single-patch dual band antenna for satellite applications," IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 664-669, Nov. 2016.