Sruti Das Choudhury

Sruti Das Choudhury

Research Assistant Professor
Contact Information:
256 Avery Hall
Lincoln: City Campus
(402) 617-0477

Position responsibilities
  • Teaching (20%): “Computer Vision” (CSCE 473/873) in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Research (30%): Conduct research improving existing and developing new innovative algorithms for computer vision based plant phenotyping research using suite of imaging modalities, e.g. visible, fluorescent, infrared, near infrared and hyperspectral; participate in transdisciplinary research pertaining to plant phenotyping.
  • Scholary service and creative activity (50%): Lead the plant phenotyping software development using OpenCV, C++ and Matlab; dataset creation tailored to specific computer vision challenges with proper description and direction of use.
Post-doctoral experience
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, U.S.A
  • Early Career Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick, U.K.
Teaching qualification
    Completed 2-year teaching qualification course entitled “Post Graduate Award: Introduction to Academic and Professional Practice” at the University of Warwick, U.K., 2013.
Academic Degrees
  • Ph.D., School of Engineering, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
  • M.Tech., Computer Science and Application, University of Calcutta, India
  • B.Tech., Information Technology, West Bengal University of Technology, India
Areas of Research
  • Computer vision based plant phenotyping
  • Human identification based on gait analysis
  • Medical image processing
Teaching Experiences
  • Lecturer in the Department of Information Technology in “Calcutta Institute of Engineering and Management”, INDIA (8th September, 2005 - 30th September, 2010).
  • In-charge of Bachelor of Computer Application in Nopany Institute of Management Studies, INDIA (Aug. 2006-Sept. 2007).
  • Laboratory Demonstrator in the School of Engineering, University of Warwick, U.K. (2010-2013).

PhD Supervision
Uiversity: University of Calcutta, INDIA Thesis title: Biomedical image processing for automated diagnosis of cancerous cell detection from digital X-Ray/CT images. Role: Joint Supervisor

Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Honorable mention, outstanding postdoctoral researcher, UNL, USA.
  • 2016 Early Career Researchers Travel Award by Big Data Midwest Hub located at UIUC, USA.
  • 2014 Insitutte of Advenced Study Early Career Research Fellowship, University of Warwick, U.K.
  • 2013 Awarded EPSRC grant as the principl investigator of the interdisciplinary research project: "Smart Surveillance System: Multimodal Biometrics for Security and Law Enforcement".
  • 2010 Awarded Warwick Postgraduate Research Fellowship and Engineering Bursary for PHD study.
  • 2009 Secured first class first position in M.Tech (gold medallist).

Selected Publications

Refereed Journal Articles
  • S. D. Choudhury, and T. Tjahjadi.  2016.  Clothing and Carrying Condition Invariant Gait Recognition using Rotation Forest.  Pattern Recognition Letters.  80:1-7.

  • S. D. Choudhury, and T. Tjahjadi.  2015.  Robust View-Invariant Multiscale Gait Recognition.  Pattern Recognition. 48:798–811.

  • S. D. Choudhury, and T. Tjahjadi.  2013.  Gait Recognition Based on Shape and Motion Analysis of Silhouette Contour. Computer Vision and Image Understanding. 117:1770-1785.

  • S. D. Choudhury, and T. Tjahjadi.  2012.  Silhouette-Based Gait Recognition using Procrustes Shape Analysis and Elliptic Fourier Descriptors.  Pattern Recognition. 52(4):B82-B92.