Resume

 

Dr  Dilbag Singh

Assistant Professor           

Dept of Instrumentation & Control Engineering

Dr B R  Ambedkar National Institute of Technology

Jalandhar - 144 011 (Punjab)

Phone    :          + 91-181-2690302, ext: 351, 213 (O), 317(R)

                        + 91-9888492132 (Mobile)

FAX      :          + 91-181-2690320, 2690932 (O)

Email     :          singhd@nitj.ac.in; drdilbag@gmail.com

1.0.   PERSONAL INFORMATION

1.1. BIRTH DATE   :                                                       26 February 1969

1.2. BIRTH PLACE :                                                      Adyana, Panipat (HRY)

2.0.   EDUCATION

2.1. 1991 B.E. (Electrical) with Honours, PEC Chandigarh, P. U., Chandigarh. 

2.2. 1993 M.E. (Control & Guidance), IIT Roorkee (formerly University of Roorkee).

2.3. 2004 Ph.D. (Electrical), Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.

Ph. D. Topic: Analysis and Interpretation of Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Variability

Supervisors:

-  Prof Vinod Kumar, Dept of Electrical Engineering, IIT Roorkee.

-  Prof S C Saxena, Director, IIT Roorkee.

-  Prof K K Deepak, Dept of Physiology, AIIMS, New Delhi.

3.0.   PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

3.1.   Repair, Maintenance & Servicing of Medical Equipments, December 11, 1995 to January 19, 1996 (6 weeks), CEDT, SAS Nagar, Punjab.

4.0.   RESEARCH INTERESTS

4.1.   ECG Analysis

4.2.   Heart Rate Variability;

4.3.   Biomedical Signal Processing;

4.4. Instrumentaion & Signal Processing

4.4. Digital Control Systems

5.0.   EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

5.1. ACADEMIC

5.1.1. Lecturer, Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, 1994-2000.

5.1.2. Lecturer (Sr. Scale), Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, 2000-05.

5.1.3 Assistant Professor, Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, 2005-Onwards.

5.2. INDUSTRIAL

       5.2.1. Engineer Trainee, Goodyear India Limited, Faridabad, April-Sept., 1994.

5.3. RESEARCH

5.3.1 Research Scholar, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, 2001 - 2004.

6.0.   ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

6.1.             CURRICULAR TEACHING (UG, PG)

6.1.1.   Basic Electrical Engineering

6.1.2.   Biomedical Instrumentation

6.1.3.   Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation

6.1.4.   Digital Signal Processing

6.1.5.   Control System Engineering

6.1.6.   Electrical Machines

6.1.7.   Transducers and Signal Processing

6.2.             ADVISING

6.2.1.   Thesis advising for one doctoral student.

6.2.2.   Major project advising for undergraduate degree students (more than 20).

6.2.3.   M. Tech. Thesis examiner for PTU Jalandhar and PEC Chandigarh.

6.3.             INSTITUTE SERVICE (current)

6.3.1.   Deputy Proctor

6.3.2.   Member, Institute Academic Affairs Committee.

6.3.3.   Faculty Advisor, Institute Volleyball Team.

6.3.4.   Officer-in-charge, Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory (upcoming).

7.0.   PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

7.1.             SHORT TERM COURSES

7.1.1.   Member, Organizing Committee, ISTE Winter School on Chemical Process Instrumentation, February 19-29, 1996.

7.1.2.   Member, Organizing Committee, ISTE Short-Term Course on Induction Training for Teachers, March 10-14, 1997.

7.1.3.   Organized "Popular Biotechnology Lecture Series", sponsored by Dept. of Biotechnology, New Delhi and Punjab State Council for Science & Technology, Chandigarh, March 12, 2005.

7.1.4.   Organized Invited Talk on ECG: Past, Present and Future; Telecardiology; Computer Assisted Cardiac Care (diagnosis, treatment.....) by Prof. P. W. Macfarlane, University of Glasgow UK., October 7, 2005.

7.1.5.   Coordinator, TEQIP Short Term Course on Recent Advances in Instrumentation and Control Engineering, March 5-9, 2007.

7.1.6.   Organized Invited Talk on ECG Signal Analysis and Processing by Prof. Vinod Kumar, IIT Roorkee, March 30, 2007.

7.2.             CONFERENCES

7.2.1.   Member, Organizing Committee, National Conference on Computers and Devices for Communication (Codec-2001), 21 - 23 February 2001.

7.2.2.   Member, Organizing Committee, International Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering - Recent Advances (CERA-01), 21 - 23 February, 2002.

7.2.3.   Member, Organizing Committee, International Conference on Production and Industrial Engineering (CPIE 2007), March 22-24, 2007.

7.3.             MEMBERSHIPS

7.3.1.   Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), (LM22453).

7.3.2.   Life Member, Instrument Society of India (ISOI), IISc Banglore (LM833).

7.4.             ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

7.4.1.    Delivered an invited talk on Heart Rate Variability - Recent Trends at University of Glasgow on July 21, 2006.

7.4.2.    Session Chairman, Second International Conference on Intelligent Sensing and Information Processing, 2005, Chennai, India.

7.4.3.    Delivered a lecture on Tyre Manufacturing Process at ISTE Winter School on Chemical Process Instrumentation, 19 - 29 February, 1996.

7.4.4.    Subject expert in several interview panels for the posts of Lecturer in Engineering Institutes.

7.4.5.    Delivered an invited talk on ECG signal processing at Shiv Shankar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patti, Amritsar on June 24, 2006.

7.4.6.    Attended INAE Workshop on Image and Speech Processing (WISP), 26-28 February 2006, IIT Chennai.

8.0.   PUBLICATIONS

8.1.             THESES

8.1.1.    "A Study on Model Reduction Methods Using Dominant-Mode and Continued-Fraction Approaches", M.E. Dissertation, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, 1993.

8.1.2.    "Analysis and Interpretation of Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Variability," Ph.D. Thesis, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, 2004.

8.2.             REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

8.2.1.    Dilbag Singh and K. Vinod, "The time evolution of frequency components of heart rate variability using wavelets," IETE Journal of Research, vol. 52(6), pp. 481-488, Nov.-Dec. 2006.

8.2.2.    Dilbag Singh, K. Vinod, S. C. Saxena and K. K. Deepak, "Spectral evaluation of aging effects on blood pressure and heart rate variations in healthy subjects," Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology (UK), vol. 30(3), pp. 145-150, 2006.

8.2.3.    Dilbag Singh, K. Vinod, S. C. Saxena and K. K. Deepak, "Effects of RR segment duration on HRV spectrum estimation," Physiological Measurement (UK), vol. 25, pp. 721-735, June 2004.

8.2.4.    Dilbag Singh, K. Vinod and S. C. Saxena, "Sampling frequency of the RR-interval time-series for spectral analysis of the heart rate variability," Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology (UK), vol. 28(6), pp. 263-272, Nov.-Dec. 2004.

8.2.5.    Dilbag Singh, K. Vinod, S. C. Saxena and K. K. Deepak, "An improved windowing technique for heart rate variability power spectrum estimation," Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology (UK), vol. 29(2), pp. 95-101, 2005.

8.2.6.    S. C. Saxena, K. Vinod, V. K. Giri and Dilbag Singh, "Non-arrhythmic ECG data compression using EBP-NN and feature extraction using wavelet transform," Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Accepted for publication.

8.2.7.    K. Vinod, S. C. Saxena, V. K. Giri and Dilbag Singh, "Improved modified AZTEC technique for ECG data compression: effect of length of parabolic filter on reconstructed signal," International Journal of Computers & Electrical Engineering, USA, vol. 31, pp. 334-344, 2005.

8.2.8.    K. K. Deepak, A. Vyas, N. Singh, R. K. Sharma, R. Yadav, Dilbag Singh, "Indigenously developed software for HRV analysis using the concept of Virtual Instrumentation," Indian J. Physiol.  Pharmacol., vol. 47, no. 5 (Supplement), p. 28, 2003.

 

8.3.             MANUSCRIPTS IN PROGRESS

8.3.1.    One paper.

8.4.             CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

8.4.1.    Dilbag Singh and Vinod Kumar, "Wavelet filter evaluation for HRV signal processing," IEE 3rd Int. Conf. on Advances in Medical, Signal and Information Processing, The IEE Teacher Building, Glasgow, UK , July 17 - 19, 2006.

8.4.2.    Dilbag Singh, B. S. Saini, Vinod Kumar, and K. K. Deepak, "Time-evolution of cardiovascular variability during autonomic function tests in physiological investigations," 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Engineering Revolution In BioMedicine, Marriott Hotel at Times Square, New York City, New York, USA, August 31-Sept 3, 2006.

8.4.3.    Dilbag Singh, K. Vinod, S. C. Saxena and K. K. Deepak, "Poincare plot: An efficient HRV delineator for mass screening in the assessment of cardiovascular and autonomic systems," Proc. Int. Conf. on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering Recent Advances (CERA-05), IIT Roorkee, Sept. 28 - Oct. 01, 2005.

8.4.4.    Dilbag Singh and K. Vinod, "Wavelet-based baroreflex sensitivity estimation: Performance on the EUROBAVAR data set," Proc. Int. Conf. on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering Recent Advances (CERA-05), IIT Roorkee, Sept. 28 - Oct. 01, 2005

8.4.5.    Dilbag Singh, K. Vinod, "Effect of RR segment duration on short-term HRV assessment using Poincare plot", Proc. IEEE Second International Conference on Intelligent Sensing and Information Processing - 2005, Chennai, January 4 - 7, 2005, pp. 430-435.

8.4.6.    Dilbag Singh, K. Vinod, and B. S. Saini, "Cross-spectral analysis of heart rate and blood pressure variability," National Conference on Computational Intelligence in Electrical engineering, SLIET Longowal, Nov. 18-19, 2005.

8.4.7.    R. Agarwal, Dilbag Singh and J. Lal, "Electrical and dielectric behavior of wet human teeth as a function of frequency," National Symposium on Instrumentation (NSI-22), National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, 1997.

8.4.8.    Dilbag Singh, J. B. Dhawan and R. Agarwal, "Recent trends in bio-sensors," Proc. of the 6th National Seminar on Physics and Technology of Sensors, TIET, Patiala, 1999.

9.0.   Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory

The following equipments worth over Rs Twenty Five Lacs have been procured under TEQIP for Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory:

9.1.            300-MHz Oscilloscopes with MegaZoom III Technology

9.2.            DC Power Supply

9.3.            Spirometer (PC-based) Machine

9.4.            Function / Arbitrary Waveform Generator, 80 MHz

9.5.            Digital Multimeter, 6 1/2 Digit Enhanced Performance

9.6.            EMG (PC-based) Machine

9.7.            Physiological Recording and Analysis System

10.0.   Miscellaneous Information

10.1.        Member of Students Affairs Council (SAC 2003-04), IIT Roorkee.

10.2.        Member of Students Advisory Committee 2003-04, Dept. of Electrical Engg, IIT Roorkee.

10.3.        Reviewer of Physiological Measurement, Institute of Physics (UK) Journal.

10.4         Reviewer of Several International Conferences like CERA-05, CSIP 2006, CPIE 2007 etc.