Rakesh Biswas


Visiting Assistant Professor


Digital VLSI Design, Digital Image Processing and Compression, Medical Imaging, Biomedical Instrumentation



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Subjects Taught

Computer Architecture, Advanced Optical Technologies

Publications and other Research Outputs


  1. “Architectural Design and FPGA Implementation of Radix-4 CORDIC Processor”, by Kaushik Bhattacharyya, Rakesh Biswas, Anindya Sundar Dhar and Swapna Banerjee in Microprocessors and Microsystems (MICPRO,Elsevier), Embedded Hardware Design. Vol-34, pp - 96-101 (2010).
  2. “An FPGA based Architecture of DSC-SRI Units Specially for Motion Blind Ultrasound Systems”, by Rakesh Biswas,  Kishor Prabhakar Sarawadekar, Srinivas Varna and Swapna Banerjee  in Journal of real Time Image Processing (JRTIP). Vol- 10, pp – 573-595 (2012, 2015).
  3. "A High Precision-Low Area Unified Architecture for Lossy and Lossless 3D Multi-Level Discrete Wavelet Transform” by R. Biswas, S. R. Malreddy and S. Banerjee,  in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology  (Available online, DOI: 10.1109/TCSVT.2017.2721113, In Production)

Awards and Honours

  1. Winner of Cadence Design Contest 2010 in Masters category for the project “Low Power and High Speed Realization of Modified Fast Radon Transform using FFT IFFT ASIC”.
  2. Best paper award for the paper, “ASIC Implementation of a 512-point FFT/IFFT Processor for 2D CT Image Reconstruction Algorithm” in IEEE TechSym 2011, IIT Kharagpur.
  3. Received MHRD Scholarship for PhD from 2012-2017.

Description of Research Interests

  • Ph.D. Thesis submitted on - An Embedded Solution for JPEG 2000 Image Compression Based Back-end for Ultrasonography Systems
  • M.S. (by research) Thesis -  A Single Chip Solution of Back-end Units for Ultrasonography Systems.
  • My research interests include FPGA Based Digital VLSI System Design, Optimization of Digital VLSI architecture, VLSI Based Biomedical Image and Signal Processing, Image Compression, Embedded System Design and Biomedical Instrumentation.