Ujjwal Verma

Manipal Institute of Technology, India.

Department of Electronics and Communication Engg,

Manipal Institute of Technology,

Udupi, India

I obtained Ph.D. degree in image processing from the Télécom ParisTech, University of Paris-Saclay, Paris, France under the guidance of Isabelle Bloch and Florence Rossant. I completed M.S. (Research) degree in signal and image processing from IMT Atlantique, France. I am currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology, India. My research interests include variational methods in image segmentation, action recognition, and deep learning methods for scene understanding.

I am a recipient of “ISCA Young Scientist Award 2017–2018” by Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), a professional body under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. He was the Joint Secretary, IEEE Mangalore Sub-Section for the year 2019. I am also a recipient of “Young Professional Volunteer Award 2020” by IEEE Mangalore Sub-Section in recognition of his outstanding contribution to IEEE activities.


Received “ISCA Young Scientist Award 2017-18” by Indian Science Congress Association.


Mar 30, 2021 UVid-Net Paper accepted in IEEE-JSTARS!
Jan 20, 2021 Honoured to receive “IEEE MSS Young Professional Volunteer Award”

selected publications

    UVid-Net: Enhanced Semantic Segmentation of UAV Aerial Videos by Embedding Temporal Information
    Girisha, S*, Verma, Ujjwal*, Pai, Manohara MM, and Pai, Radhika M
    IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 2021
  2. RSC Adv.
    Thread integrated smart-phone imaging facilitates early turning point colorimetric assay for microbes
    Prabhu, Anusha, Nandagopal, Giri, Yegneswaran, Prakash Peralam, Prabhu, Vijendra, Verma, Ujjwal, and Mani, Naresh Kumar
    RSC Advances 2020
  3. IEEE Access
    Weed Density and Distribution Estimation for Precision Agriculture Using Semi-Supervised Learning
    Shorewala, Shantam, Ashfaque, Armaan, Sidharth, R, and Verma, Ujjwal
    IEEE Access 2021
    Segmentation and size estimation of tomatoes from sequences of paired images
    Verma, Ujjwal, Rossant, Florence, and Bloch, Isabelle
    EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing 2015