Dr. Chirag N. Paunwala is working as a Professor, EC Department, and Dean R&D, Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology, Surat. His research interest includes Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Deep Learning, and Medical Signal Processing. He has published more than 70 research publications in reputed conferences, Journals and Book Chapters.
He won the "Best Chapter Award" three times (2015,2016 and 2021) Signal Processing Society during his tenure as Chairman, SPS Chapter Gujarat Section. He is the first recipient of the Meritorious Service Award by the IEEE Signal Processing Society, USA in 2017. Currently, He is Vice-Chair for IEEE Gujarat Section.
January 2016 - present
Professor, Electronics & Communication Department, SCET, Surat
April 2008- December 2015
Associate Professor, Electronics & Communication Department, SCET, Surat
October 2001- March 2008
Lecturer, Electronics & Communication Department, SCET, Surat
August 2000 - September 2001
Adhoc Lecturer, Electronics & Communication Department, CKPCET, Surat
October 1999 - June 2000
Adhoc Lecturer, Electronics & Communication Department, REC (Currently SVNIT), Surat
Ph.D., National Institute of Technology, Surat
Title of the thesis: "A Cognitive Feature Fusion Approach for License Plate Localization"
M.E. (Digital Techniques and Instrumentation)
SGSITS, INDORE (QIP Category)
First among 13 PG branches
Second in Branch