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Dr. Parthasarathy  Guturu
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Dr. Parthasarathy Guturu
Associate Professor-Electrical Engineering
Contact address   Discovery Park, 3940 N. Elm Street, Denton, Texas 76207     Office LocationRoom No.: B-235 
Email  Parthasarathy.Guturu@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 891-6877    Contact Number: (972) 470-9102    Fax No: (940) 891-6881    Cell Phone (214) 417-2596    Web Link Web Link   
Keywords Computer Vision, Data Fusion, Cyber-Physical Systems, Wireless Networks   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership- Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Doctor of Philosophy Engineering/Pattern Recognition Methods for High Dimensional Problems-Some Studies and Developments. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 1984
Bachelor of Technology (Honours) Electronics & Electical Communication Eng. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 1973
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2015EENG4810001Computer Networks  
Spring 2015EENG3710001Computer Organization  
Spring 2015EENG2710001Digital Logic Design  
Fall 2014EENG4010001Topics in Electrical Engineering Download Syllabus
Fall 2014EENG2710001Digital Logic Design Download Syllabus
Spring 2014EENG4810001Computer Networks Download Syllabus
Spring 2014EENG3710001Computer Organization Download Syllabus
Fall 2013EENG4010001Topics in Electrical Engineering Download Syllabus
Fall 2013EENG2710001Digital Logic Design Download Syllabus
Spring 2013EENG4810001Computer Networks Download Syllabus
Spring 2013EENG3710001Computer Organization Download Syllabus
Fall 2012EENG4010001Topics in Electrical Engineering Download Syllabus
Fall 2012EENG2710002Digital Logic Design Download Syllabus
Spring 2012EENG4810001Computer Networks Download Syllabus
Spring 2012EENG3710001Computer Organization Download Syllabus
Spring 2011EENG4810001Computer Networks Download Syllabus
Spring 2011EENG3710001Computer Organization Download Syllabus
Spring 2010EENG5310001Control Systems Design84Download Syllabus
Spring 2010EENG4810001Computer Networks63Download Syllabus
Spring 2010EENG4010003Topics in Electrical Engineering45Download Syllabus
Fall 2011EENG5640001Computer Vision and Image Analysis  
Fall 2011EENG4010001Topics in Electrical Engineering Download Syllabus
Fall 2011EENG2710002Digital Logic Design  
Fall 2011EENG2710001Digital Logic Design Download Syllabus
Fall 2010EENG5640001Computer Vision and Image Analysis114Download Syllabus
Fall 2010EENG4010001Topics in Electrical Engineering39Download Syllabus
Fall 2010EENG2710001Digital Logic Design Download Syllabus
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Computation, Control, and Communication Engineering
Computer Vision/Image Processing and Object Tracking
Cyber Physical Systems
Data Fusion, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning
Distributed systems (particularly, message replication and database synchronization)
Wireless networks and Advanced Intelligent Networks
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2010-PresentAssociate ProfessorElectrical EngineeringCollege of EngineeringUniversity of North Texas, Denton
2004-2010Assistant ProfessorElectrical EngineeringCollege of EngineeringUniversity of North Texas, Denton
2002-2004Adjunct ProfessorCSE department University of North Texas
2002-2004Software Architect  Nortel Corporation
1997-2004Senior Designer/ArchitectAIN/Wireless BSC Depts. Nortel Networks, Ottawa/Richardson
1997-2002Senior Member of Scientific Staff  Nortel Corporation
1984-1997Lecturer through Associate ProfessorCSE/ECE departments Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
1994-1996Visiting Research ProfessorElectrical Engg. Dept. Universite du Quebec, Montreal, Canada
1991-1994Associate Professor  Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (I.I.T.), India
1985-1991Assistant Professor  Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (I.I.T.), India
1983-1984Senior Scientific Officer  Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (I.I.T.), India
1983Junior Scientific Officer  Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (I.I.T.), India
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   
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  YearPublication  Type
Yao Shen, Parthasarathy Guturu, and Bill P. Buckles, "Wireless Capsule Endoscopy for Video Segmentation using an Unsupervised Learning Approach based on Probabilistic Latent Semantic analysis and Scale invariant Features, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, Vol. 16, No. 1, January 2012, pp. 98-105.
Yao Shen, Bill P. Buckles
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
An Innovative Project and Design Oriented Curriculum at UNT, ASEE Journal of Engineering Education, Summer-2011, pp. 1-34
Oscar N. Garcia, Murali R. Varanasi, Miguel F. Acevedo, and Parthasarathy Guturu
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Mohamed Fazeen, Ram Dantu, and Parthasarathy Guturu, Identification of "Leaders, Lurkers, Associates and Spammers in a Social Network: Context-Dependant and Context-Independent Approaches," International Journal of Social Network Analysis and Mining, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2011, pp. 241-254.
Mohamed Fazeen, Ram Dantu
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
“Hardware/Software Co-design Approach for a DCT-Based Watermarking Algorithm,”
Y. Morita, E. Ayeh, O. Adamo, and P. Guturu
IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems
Conference paper
“Smart Sprinkler System Controller based on Field Programmable Gate Array,”
N. Resendiz, R. Nelson, O. Adamo, P. Guturu, and M. Varanasi
IEEE Green Technology Conference
Conference paper
toggle toggle Patents
Year of AwardTitle of PatentDescription
2007“Call fail-safe method for wireless traffic distribution across bands,”patent# 7,289,484, Oct. 30, 2007. (can be retrieved from www.pat2pdf.org or http://www.ee.unt.edu/public/guturu/pat7289484.pdf).
2004"And-or multi-cast message routing method for high performance fault-tolerant message replication,”US Patent# 6,826,182, Nov. 30, 2004. (can be retrieved using patent# from www.pat2pdf.org or directly from www.ee.unt.edu/public/guturu/pat6826182.pdf ).
2003"System and Method for Database Synchronization,"US patent #6,581,075, June 17, 2003. http://www.pat2pdf.org/patents/pat6581075.pd
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   
Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2006 2006 3 educational papers have been presented in IEEE Frontiers in Education conference (Oct. 2006), the International Conference on Engineering Education (July 2006), and ASEE Gulf South West Conference (March 2006)
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2011-2015CPS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Cyber-Physical System Foundations and Embedded ControlNSF$799,036Principal InvestigatorPending
2008-2011MRI: Development of a Flexible Instrument and Tools for Experimental Research in Next-Generation 9-1-1 ServicesNSF$400, 000Co-PIActive
2008-2011Collaborative Research: CRI: IAD: A Testbed for Research and Development of Next Generation 9-1-1 ServicesNSF$385, 000Co-PIActive
2006COOPERATIVE PROPOSAL: System and Algorithms for Civilian Vehicle Recognition and TrackingARL, Adelphi$96, 340Principal InvestigatorCompleted
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 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2009-2010Design and Development of Unmanned Aerial VehicleUNT Undergrad Research$8,000Co-PICompleted
2009A Transformative Instructional Approach to Control Systems Design Course with Integration of Learning-to-Learn and Project-based LearningUNT Provost1-1/2 months summer salaryPrincipal InvestigatorCompleted
2008Transformative Instructional Initiative: Digital Logic Design Course integrating L2L and project-based learningUNT Provost1-1/2 months summer salaryPrincipal InvestigatorCompleted
2005-2007Proposal for Creation of a Sensor Network Test-bedUNT College of Enginee$300, 000Co-PICompleted
2006System and Algorithms for Civilian Vehicle Recognition and Tracking in Surveillance Operations for Homeland SecurityUNT Faculty Research Grant$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2005Biologically Motivated Approaches to Fault and Attack Resilient Sensor NetworksUNT Junior Faculty Summer Research Fellowship$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
2010IEEE TransactionsEvolutionaryComputation
2009NSFCyber-Physical Systems
toggle toggle Teaching
Advanced Topics in EE (EENG 4010): Computer Vision/UNT

Advanced Topics in EE (EENG 4010): Control Systems

Advanced Topics in EE (EENG 4010): Control Systems (new development) /UNT

Artificial Intelligence/Indian Institute of Technology/Graduate

Basic Electronics/Indian Institute of Technology/undergraduate

Compute Networks/Indian Institute of Technology/Graduate

Computer Networks (CSCI 3780)/UNT

Computer Networks (EENG 4810)/UNT

Computer Organization (EENG 3710)/UNT

Computer Organization/Indian Institute of Technology/undergraduate

Computer Vision/Indian Institute of Technology/Graduate

Control System Design (EENG 5310)/Graduate

CSE Graduate course: Software Development (CSCI 5520)/UNT

Database Management Systems/Indian Institute of Technology/Graduate

Design and Analysis of Algorithms/Indian Institute of Technology/undergraduate

Design Principles of Language Translators/Indian Institute of Technology/Graduate

Digital Image Processing/Indian Institute of Technology/Graduate

Digital Logic Design (EENG 2710)/UNT

Graduate Course- Computer Vision (EENG 5640)/UNT

Graduate Course- Directed Study of Topics in EE (EENG 5890)/UNT

Neural Networks/Indian Institute of Technology/Graduate

Newly developed Graduate course- Control System Design (EENG 5310)/UNT

Operating Systems/Indian Institute of Technology/Graduate

Parallel and Distributed Systems/Indian Institute of Technology/Graduate

Pattern Recognition/Indian Institute of Technology/Graduate

Programming Languages and Data Structures/Indian Institute of Technology/undergraduate

Project III- Digital Systems Design (EENG 2920)/UNT

Project IV: Digital Systems Design (EENG 2920)/UNT

Software Develop. (CSCI 5520)/UNT//Graduate

Software Eng. (CSCI 5530)/UNT/Graduate

Switching and Automata Theory/Indian Institute of Technology/undergraduate

System Programming/Indian Institute of Technology/undergraduate

Theoretical Computer Science/Indian Institute of Technology/undergraduate

toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2007-PresentYao ShenDoctor of Philosophy/UNT CSE departmentGraduate Mentoring/Advising“Object Recognition & Tracking,”
2009-2010Sashi Prabha RobbiMS ThesisGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingApplication of Tracking Methods to OFDM Communication
2009Yasuhiro MoritaGraduate ThesesGraduate Mentoring/Advising“Particle Filter Applications to Computer Vision,”
2007Nishikanta PatiComputer Engineering master’s student /Graduate ThesesGraduate Mentoring/Advising“Smart Real-time Algorithms for Object Recognition and Tracking,”
2007Prakash KolanServed on the doctoral committeeGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
 Hussain HusnaMS thesis committeesGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
 Sudeep PatwardhanMS thesis committeesGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
 Srikanth PallaMS thesis committeesGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
 Anil AleMS thesis committeesGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
1990-PresentIEEESenior MemberTechnical
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2008-2009Received Provost’s Transformative Instruction Summer Faculty Fellowship 
2008Received Provost’s Transformative Instructional Initiative award 
2007ReviewerIEEE Frontiers in Education Conference
2006Session ChairInternational Conf. on Engineering Education
 Consistent rating by UNT students of my teaching over 4 on a 5 point-scale 
 Awarded monetary awards and innovation certificates for filing patents for the Nortel Networks Corporation 
 Chosen a number of times as a referee for evaluating the papers of other researchers 
 Chaired a session at Canadian Conference in Electrical Engineering 
 UNDP fellowship for a study of LANs at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 
 Elevated to the grade of Senior MemberIEEE in recognition of my professional standing
 IEEE Senior Member grade, invitations to chair conferences, and review papers, etc 
 Nominated by students for the J.H. Shelton Excellence in Teaching Award 
 Nominated by students for the J.H. Shelton Excellence in Teaching Award 
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2009-EE DepartmentFaculty Search CommitteeMember
2009-EE DepartmentGraduate CommitteeMember
2008IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and CyberneticsReviewed on the pper “Evolutionary Algorithms with Probabilistic Models, Computational Complexity,, Fitness Surrogate,, Scheduling Problem,” 
2008-2010EE Department1. As Chair of EE ABET Committee, actively engaged in documentation, design of rubrics and metrics, and faculty coordination in evaluation and accreditation related activities.Program Accreditation
2007IEEE Frontiers in Education Conf.Reviewed 3 educational research papers 
2006 Facilitated graduate recruitment in Summer 2006 by going to WTAMU, Canyon 
2006Technical Committee for the IEEE sponsored 9th International Conference on Information Technology (CIT 2006)Publicity Chair and member 
2006Gulf South West Conf. on Engineering EducationSession Chair 
1993-1994Library Committee, IIT, KharagpurMember 
1988-1990Postgraduate Program Committee, IIT, KharagpurMember 
1987-1991 Faculty advisor for undergraduate students 
1986-1988Undergraduate Program Committee, IIT, KharagpurMember 
 Review Committee of Proposals for Internal CompetitionsMember 
 EE ABET CommitteeChair 
  Assisted Prof. Varanasi in preparation of 2008 Annual Report for the DLR grant from NSF 
 Publicity and Web Development Committeeorganized the departmental web page. Designed the logo and also developed research pages. 
 EE Faculty Search CommitteeCoordinator 
 faculty search committeeMember 
 curriculum development committeeMember 
 procurement committeeMember 
 IEE Proceedings on CommunicationReviewer 
 ICEE 2006 ConferenceSession Chair 
 M. Tech. Computer Eng. program at IIT, KharagpurCoordinator 
  Procured the equipment required and set up the Computer Vision Research lab 
   - As one of the first 4 UNT EE faculty members, I actively participate in the development and continuous evolution of undergrad and graduate EE curricula
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Parthasarathy Guturu
Dr. Guturu received the Bachelor’s and Ph.D. (Eng.) degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has had experience of more than seven years in corporate R&D and over ten years in teaching and academic research. He was with the Indian Institute of Technology, where he directed four Ph.D. dissertations and a large number of graduate and undergraduate theses. He is currently a Faculty Member with the Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton. He has published over 40 papers in international journals and conferences and contributed to disparate areas of electrical and computer engineering, which include networking, pattern recognition, computer vision, and computational intelligence. He is the holder of three U.S. patents, which are the results of his contributions to corporate R&D with Nortel Corporation in the areas of Intelligent and 3G Wireless Networks. He plans to integrate his academic��"research experience in computational intelligence and the corporate R&D experience in wireless networks and embark upon an ambitious research program in the area of cyber-physical systems and networks.

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Attended ABET Faculty Workshop on Assessing Program Outcomes on 31st March 2007

Attended 3 education-related workshops in the IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, 2006: i) Workshop - Program Educational Objectives and Outcomes: How to Design a Sustainable, Systematic Process for Continuous Improvement , ii) Workshop - Dealing with NSF's Intellectual Merit and Broader Impacts Criteria , and iii) Workshop - Engineering Education Proposal Writing and Project Management Workshop .

Attended the NSF workshop on “Writing a More Effective Proposal for the Course, Curriculum, Lab Improvement (CCLI) Solicitation,” held during the ASEE Gulf Southwest Conference on Wednesday, March 15, 2006, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sheraton Hotel, Baton Rouge.

Attended a workshop on “How to engineer engineering education” at the Bucknell University and gave a seminar on the proceedings of the workshop to professors Garcia, Mirshams and Varanasi. Submitted copies of a CD on the workshop to professors Garcia, Mirshams and Swigger.

Attended a workshop on “How to engineer engineering education” at the Bucknell University and gave a seminar on the proceedings of the workshop to professors Garcia, Mirshams and Varanasi. Submitted copies of a CD on the workshop to professors Garcia, Mirshams and Swigger.

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