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Dr. N. V. Dharwadkar

Dr. N. V. Dharwadkar

Head of the Department

Department:Computer Science & Engineering

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Education

Ph. D.(Computer Science and Engineering) (2014)

National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh

M.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering) (2006)

Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.

B.E. (Computer Science and Engineering) (2000)

Karnataka University, Dharwad.

Experience

Teaching Experience: (19 years)

2014 onwards

Professor and Head of Department, Computer Science and Engineering, Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar.

2012-2014

Associate Professor in B.L.D.E.A's College of Engg & Tech. Bijapur, Karnataka

2007-2012

Assistant Professor in B.L.D.E.A's College of Engg & Tech. Bijapur, Karnataka

2001-2007

Lecturer in B.L.D.E.A's College of Engg & Tech. Bijapur, Karnataka.

Research Area(s)

  • Gender Diversity
  • Leadership
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Engineering and Management Education

Research Area(s)

  • Information Security
  • Digital Steganography/Watermarking
  • Image Processing
  • Machine Learning

Key Publications

A) Publications (in international journals)

  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, B.B.Amberker and Sushil Raj Joshi, “Visual Cryptography for Gray-Level Image using Adaptive Order Dither Technique ”, Journal of Applied Computer Science & Mathematics, Vol. 3, Issue 6, pp. 60-65, 2009.
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar and B.B.Amberker, “Secure Watermarking Scheme for Color Image Using Intensity of Pixel and LSB Substitution”, Journal of Computing, Vol 1, Issue 1, pp. 1-6, 2009.
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar and B.B.Amberker, “Watermarking Scheme for Color Images using Wavelet Transform based Texture Properties and Secret Sharing ”, International Journal of Information and Communication Engineering, Vol. 6, No.2, pp. 93-100, 2010.
  • Nagaraj V.Dharwadkar & B. B. Amberker, “An Efficient and Secured Non Blind Watermarking Scheme for Color Images Using DWT and Arnold Transform”, International Journal of Computing,Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp. 183-191, 2010.
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar and B. B. Amberker and Sushil Raj Joshi, “Visual Cryptography for Color Image using Color Error Diffusion”, International Journal on Graphics, Vision and Image Processing, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 1-8, 2010 .
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar and B.B.Amberker, “Steganographic scheme for Gray-level images using Pixel Neighborhood and LSB Substitution”, International Journal of Image and Graphics, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 589-607, 2010. (SCI indexed)
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar and B.B.Amberker , “Digital Watermark Tracking using Intelligent Multi-Agents System”, Journal of Applied Computer Science & Mathematics, Vol. 4, Issue 7, pp. 53-56, 2010.
  • Nagaraj V.Dharwadkar & B. B. Amberker, “Determining the Efficient Subband Coefficients of Biorthogonal Wavelet for Gray level Image Watermarking ”, International Journal of Image Processing, Vol 4, Issue 2, pp. 89-105, 2010.
  • Nagaraj V.Dharwadkar & B. B. Amberker, International Journal of Computer Applications, “An Efficient Non-blind Watermarking Scheme for Color Images using Discrete Wavelet Transformation”, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 60-66, 2010.
  • Nagaraj V.Dharwadkar & B. B. Amberker, “An Improved Reversible Steganography Scheme Based on Dual Cover images”, International Journal of Multimedia Intelligence and Security, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 336-349, 2010. (SCI indexed)
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, B.B.Amberker , “Digital Watermark Tracking using Intelligent Multi-Agents System”, Journal of Applied Computer Science and Mathematics, Vol. 4, Issue 7, pp. 53-56, 2010.
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, B. B. Amberker, “High perceptual quality and robust color image Watermarking scheme using Julian set patterns in DWT-SVD”, International Journal of Tomography & Simulation, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 14-31, 2012
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, B. B. Amberker, “Secured and distortion less gray-scale medical image watermarking scheme”, Journal of Medical imaging and Health Informatics”, American Scientific publishers, September, Vol.2, pp.. 250-256 , 2012 (SCI indexed)
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, Shrutika S. Sawant, Shrutika S. Sawant, A review on various Medical Image Compression methods, International Journal of Innovative Research in Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, volume 4, Issue 1, pp 27-29, 2016.
  • Shivananda R. Poojara, N. V. Dharwadkar and Vishal Ghule Performance Benchmarking of Hypervisors - A Case Study Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 10, issue 44, pp. 1-11, November 2017
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, Gautami Shingan , “Student Quality Circle: Skilful Learning Environment”, Journal of Engineering Education Transformations, Volume 31 , No. 2, pp. 57-67, October 2017.
  • Nagaraj V Dharwadkar, Shivananda R Poojara, Priyanka M Kadam, Fault Tolerant and Optimal Task Clustering for Scientific Workflow in Cloud, International Journal of Cloud Applications and Computing (IJCAC), volume 8, issue 3, pp 1-19, 2018
  • Nagaraj V Dharwadkar, Sphurti S Arage,, Prediction and estimation of civil construction cost using linear regression and neural network, International Journal of Intelligent Systems Design and Computing, volume 2, issue 1, pp. 28-44, 2018.
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, and Patil, P.S. (2018) ‘Customer retention and credit risk analysis using ANN, SVM and DNN’, Int. J. Society Systems Science, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp.316–332, 2018.
  • Ajinkya N. Jadhav, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “A Speaker Recognition System Using Gaussian Mixture Model, EM Algorithm and K-Means Clustering”, International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS), Vol.10, No.11, pp. 19-28, Nov. 2018.
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar and Vandana Harale, “Automated Greenhouse system for Tomato Crop using Deep Learning” International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Management and Informatics (IJSAMI), Vol.5 No.2/3, pp.131 – 147, 2019.
  • Ashish Chikhalikar1, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “Enhanced Brain Tumor Detection using Segmentation based on Discrete Wavelet Transform”, International Journal of Research in Advent Technology Vol.7, No. 3 , March 2019

B) Publications (in Indian journals)

  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar,” Performance Benchmarking of Hypervisors- A Case Study”Indian Journal of Science and Technology
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar,” Student Quality Circle: Skillful Learning Environment”, Journal of Engineering Education Transformations

C) Publications (in peer-reviewed conferences held abroad)

  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar & B. B. Amberker, “Estimating the Embedding Capacity of a Color Image using Color Difference” , Proceedings of IEEE Seventh International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN2010), 6- 8 September, 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 1-5, 2010. 
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, B. B. Amberker, Supriya & Prateeksha B. Panchannavar, “Reversible Fragile Medical Image Watermarking with Zero Distortion”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer & Communication Technology, (ICCCT’10), September 17-19, 2010 Allahabad, India, pp. 248-253, 2010. 
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, B. B. Amberker & Avijeet Gorai, “Non-blind Watermarking scheme for color images in RGB space using DWT-SVD ”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications and Signal Processing, NIT, Calicut, India,  pp. 489-493 , 2011  
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, D. G. Savakar , S. S. Panchal , A. A. Javaji, “Effect of water on Neural Network based soil image Recognizer and Classifier”, 3rd International Conference on Digital Image Processing – ICDIP 2011, April 15-17, 2011, Chengdu, China.
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, B. B. Amberker, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, B. B. Amberker, ``High embedding capacity and fast image watermarking using Reversible Contrast Mapping``, International Conference on Signal, Image and Video Processing, ICSIVP-2012, pp. 273-277, IIT, Patna.
  • Nagaraj V.Dharwadkar, B. B. Amberker, “Reversible Steganographic scheme with high embedding capacity using Dual cover images”, International Conference on Security and Cryptography, SECRYPT-2012, pp.15-24, Rome, Italy. (SCI indexed)
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, Girish K. Kulkarni, T.Y. Melligeri and B.B. Amberker “The Image Watermarking Scheme Using Edge Information in YCbCr Color Space”, 4th International Conference on Information Security and Artificial Intelligence (ISAI-2012), November 17-18, 2012,Pune, India
  • Nagaraj V.Dharwadkar, B. B. Amberker,   “An Adaptive Gray-Scale image Watermarking Scheme using Smooth and Edge areas of an image '' , International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Signal Processing (ISSP2013), March 1- 2, 2013, Gujarat, India,  pp.  66-71. 
  •  Nagaraj V.Dharwadkar, Samreen Sultana R. Nagthan and Prema T. Akkasaligar, “­­­­­Adaptive Data Hiding Using Cluster Based PVD and LSB”, Proceedings of Second International Conference on Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications, (ERCICA-14), pp. 857-863, 2014.
  • Nagaraj V.Dharwadkar, K. A. Parane, S.R. Poojara, “A Novel Scheme of Data Hinding  for Color Images in Spatial Domain with High Capacity of Embedding”, 6th International
    Conference on Computer and Communication Technology (ICCCT-2015), pp. 403-407, NIT, Allahabad.
  • Ketan N. Mahajan and Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “Classroom attendance system using surveillance camera” International Conference on Computing Communication and Energy system (ICCCES-2016) , RIT, Islampur, pp. IJIERT-P15-569, 2016
  • Prachi S. Shete and Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “Underwater image De-hazing using enhanced WCID” International Conference on Computing Communication and Energy system (ICCCES-2016) , RIT, Islampur, pp. IJIERT-P15-571, 2016
  • Rutuja M. Shinde and Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “Enhanced scheme for handwritten offline signature verification” International Conference on Computing Communication and Energy system (ICCCES-2016) , RIT, Islampur, pp. IJIERT-P15-576, 2016
  •  Kunal Ashok Shinde, Omkar Rajendra Gandhi, Somanath Rohidas Langute and Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “Adaptive image steganography using pixel intensity difference ” International Conference on Computing Communication and Energy system (ICCCES-2016) , RIT, Islampur, pp. IJIERT-P15-579, 2016
  • Vishal Baban Ghule, S. R.Poojara and Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “A survey of benchmarking of hypervisor ” International Conference on Computing Communication and Energy system (ICCCES-2016) , RIT, Islampur, pp. IJIERT-P15-578, 2016
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, Anupama K. Ingale, Prateek Kodulkar, “Universal Steganalysis using DWT and Entropy Features”, IEEE International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, IConSIP 2016 Nanded, India, (Accepted for publication)
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, Prachi Shete,  “Development of Visibility and Color Infallibility of  Underwater Images” , IEEE International Conference on Computing Analytics and Security Trends  CAST-2016.
  • S. R. Poojara, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “Overview on Scheduling of Virtual Resources for Scientific Workflows across Federated Cloud”, WCE Research Symposium on Computing - RSC 2016.
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, Rajindher Math “A Wireless Sensor Network Based Low Cost and Energy Efficient Frame Work for Precision Agriculture, 2nd IEEE Biennial International Conference on Nascent Technologies in Engineering (ICNTE 2017)
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, S. R. Poojara,, Gauri Kalyankar, “Predictive Analysis of Diabetic Patient Data Using Machine Learning and Hadoop”, IEEE International conference on I-SMAC (IoT in Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud), I-SMAC 2017.
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, Priyanka A. Nandurge, “Analyzing Road Accident Data using Machine Learning Paradigms”, IEEE International conference on I-SMAC (IoT in Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud), I-SMAC 2017.
  • Subodh S. Ingaleshwar, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “VLSI BAsed Reversible watermarking of Medical Images”, International Conference on 2018 ISMAC - CVB in Computational Vision and Bio-Engineering (2018 ISMAC - CVB) By Springer.
  • Amulya Dixit, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “A Survey on Detection of Reasons behind Infant Cry using Speech Processing” , 7th  IEEE International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing – ICCSP-2018.
  • RajinderKumar M. Math and Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “IoT Based Low-cost Weather Station and Monitoring System for Precision Agriculture in India ” 2nd IEEE International conference on I-SMAC (IoT in Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud), I-SMAC 2018.
  •  Pravin Bhaskar Ramteke, Amulya A. Dixit , Sujata Supanekar , Nagraj V. Dharwadkar , Shashidhar G. Koolgudi, “Gender Identification From Children's Speech”, IEEE Eleventh International Conference on Contemporary Computing (IC3), 2-4 Aug. 2018, Noida, India.
  •  Omprakash W. Tembhurne, Deepti  Shrimankar, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, Manish Paliwal, “An Improved Endmember Extraction Using Evolutionary Approach”, ICIIS-2018, 13th IEEE International conference on Industrial and Information System, IIT, Ropar, 2018.
  • Pravin Bhaskar Ramteke ; Amulya A. Dixit ; Sujata Supanekar ; Nagraj V. Dharwadkar ; Shashidhar G. K “Gender Identification From Childrens Speech”, IEEE-Eleventh International Conference on Contemporary Computing (IC3), pp. 21-28, Noida, India, August-2018.
  • Shivanada S. Poojara, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “Benchmarking of Hypervisors and containers for application deployment in clouds”, IEEE International Conference on Computational Techniques, Electronics and Mechanical Systems, GIT Belgaum, pp. 15-21, December 2018
  • Amruta K. Savaashe, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “A Review on Cardiac Image Segmentation”, 3rd IEEE Technically Sponsored International Conference on Computing Methodologies and Communication, March 27-29, 2019 Surya Engineering College, Erode, India., ICCMC-2019.
  • Sneha Patil, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “High-Speed Big Data Streams: A Literature Review”, International Conference on Computer Networks and Inventive Communication Technologies (ICCNCT-2019), pp.1-17, 2019.
  •  Dhanshri Mali, R. T. Patil, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, Omprakash T,  “Real-Time Smart Surveillance System Using Raspberry Pi”, Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Computing in Science, Technology and Management (SUSCOM), Amity University Rajasthan Jaipur, pp. 20-27, Feb 2019.
  • V. T. Lokare, Gautami Shingan, Prakash Jadhav, N.V.Dharwadkar, “Effective Use of Online Tools to Prepare Students for Competitive Examinations”, Seventh International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education (ICTIEE’ 2020), Hyderabad, India (Accepted).
  • Gautami Shingan, V. T. Lokare, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “A Novel Approach to teach Design and Analysis of Algorithms Course”, Seventh International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education (ICTIEE’ 2020), Hyderabad, India (Accepted).
  • S. S. Patil, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “Improving Students Engagement through Active Learning Strategies: Case study based Active Review Sessions and Skillathon”, Seventh International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education (ICTIEE’ 2020), Hyderabad, India (Accepted).

D) Publications /Presentation(in peer-reviewed conferences held in India)

  • Nagaraj V Dharwadkar, B S Anami, Dayanand G. Savakar , S.S. Panchal, “General Soil Classifier Using Artificial Neural Network”, Proceedings of ICTPA 2007, pp. 77-83, BEC, Bagalkot, 2007.
  • Nagaraj V Dharwadkar, B S Anami, Dayanand G. Savakar, “A Neural Network Model For Classification And Grading Of Pomegranates Image samples ”, Proceedings of 4th National conference on Innovations in Information and Communication Technology (NCIICT-08), pp. 90-96,  PSG, Coimbatore, December 12-13, 2008. 
  • Gauri Kalyankar, S. R. Poojara,, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “Weblog Analysis Using Hadoop”, National Research Symposium on Computing , RSC 2016.
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “Reversible watermarking Schemes for Medical images”, National Conferences in Recent Trends
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “Reversible Watermarking of Medical Images In VLSI”, Proceedings of 4th RIT Post Graduates Conference (RIT PG Con -18) NOVATEUR PUBLICATIONS JournalNX - A Multidisciplinary Peer Reviewed Journal (ISSN No:2581-4230) April, 13th, 2018
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “A SPEAKER RECOGNITION SYSTEM USING GAUSSIAN MIXTURE MODEL, “Reversible Watermarking of Medical Images In VLSI”, Proceedings of 4th RIT Post Graduates Conference (RIT PG Con -18) NOVATEUR PUBLICATIONS JournalNX - A Multidisciplinary Peer Reviewed Journal (ISSN No:2581-4230) April, 13th, 2018
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “AN AUTOMATED CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR GREENHOUSE USING DEEP LEARNING FOR TOMATO CROP,” ”, Proceedings of 4th RIT Post Graduates Conference (RIT PG Con -18) NOVATEUR PUBLICATIONS JournalNX - A Multidisciplinary Peer Reviewed Journal (ISSN No:2581-4230) April, 13th, 2018
  • Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar,”Comparative Study of Decision Tree and Neural Network for the Analysis of Diabetes Data,” 6th National Conference on “Recent Advances in Technology and Engineering – RATE-2017 at T JOHN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY,2017.

E) National Conference

  • Nagaraj V Dharwadkar, B S Anami, Dayanand G. Savakar , S.S. Panchal, “General Soil Classifier Using Artificial Neural Network”, Proceedings of ICTPA 2007, pp. 77-83, BEC, Bagalkot, 2007.
  •  Nagaraj V Dharwadkar, B S Anami, Dayanand G. Savakar, “A Neural Network Model For Classification And Grading Of Pomegranates Image samples ”, Proceedings of 4th National conference on Innovations in Information and Communication Technology (NCIICT-08), pp. 90-96,  PSG, Coimbatore, December 12-13, 2008. 
  • Gauri Kalyankar, S. R. Poojara,, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, “Weblog Analysis Using Hadoop”, National Research Symposium on Computing (RSC), ACM Chapter, Walachand College, Sangli, 2016.
  • Shivananda R. Poojara, Nagaraj V Dharwadkar “Overview on Scheduling of Virtual Resources for Scientific Workflows across Federated Cloud” National Research Symposium on Computing (RSC), ACM Chapter, Walachand College, Sangli, 2016.
  • Gauri D. Kalyankar, Shivananda R. Poojara, Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar, Manoj A. Patil , Comparative Study of Decision Tree and Neural Network for the Analysis of Diabetes Data, 6th National Conference on “Recent Advances in Technology and Engineering – RATE-2017 at T JOHN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Bangalore, 2017.

Professional Distinctions

  • Membership of professional bodies
    • Advance Computing Machinery (ACM)
    • International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT) 
    • Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 
    • Computer Society of India (CSI)
    • ISTE
    • National Cyber Safety and Security Standards (NCSSS),New Delhi
  • Achievements / Awards
    • Dr. Nagaraj V. Dharwadkar has received best HoD of the year award by CSI Mumbai chapter at Welingkar Institute of management, Mumbai on 28/09/2019

    • Dr. N. V. Dharwadkar  has attended Principal’s Meet of Infosys campus connect Date: 24th March 2017 Infosys Limited, Pune

    • Dr. N. V. Dharwadkar is appointment as a member for Program Advisory Committee for the Electronics  & Communication Engg. Program Letter No:2016-17/NBA/EC/3 Dt:20.02.2017 of Program co-ordinator Gov. Polytechnic College, Vijapur
    • Dr. N. V. Dharwadkarand Mr. A. M. Jagtap are recognized as Bronze partner faculty under Inspire- The Campus Connect Faculty Partnership Model 2017.
    • Dr. N. V. Dharwadkar   and Mr. S. R. Poojara are awarded as the winner in Distinguished Facilitator event of Inspire Faculty Excellence Award 2017

 

Key Research Projects

  • Ph. D. Guide-ship
    • Mr. Rajendhar Math (USN: BG14PHEL110 )  “Wireless Sensor Network Based Precision Agriculture in India”.
    • Mr. Subodh S. Ingaleshwar (USN: BG15PHEL139)  “Design & Performance Evaluation of Watermarking Schemes in Medical Images”
    • Mrs. Anupama K Ingale (USN: BG15PHCS009), “Video-Steganography Schemes and Video Steganalyser”
  • National / International funded projects
    • VGST- GRD N0. 173: Lab establishment of labs for final year students: 1) Image Processing Lab 2) VLSI lab || Funding Agency - Vision Groups of Science and Technology, VGST, Karnataka || Program Duration - 2012-13 || Fund Sanctioned - Rs: 25,00000 || Remark - Project Successfully Completed
    • Cloud Computing in Agriculture domain || Funding Agency - RIT, In-house SEED funding || Program Duration - 2014-15 || Fund Sanctioned - Rs: 25,000 || Remark - In progress
    • Integrating two Salesforce orgs.  || Funding Agency - Persistent Systems Pune || Program Duration - 2014-15 || Fund Sanctioned - -- || Remark - Project Successfully Completed
    • A Classroom attendance system using a surveillance camera || Funding Agency - TEQIP, RIT Islampur || Program Duration - 2015-16 || Fund Sanctioned - Rs. 12,000 || Remark - In progress