Assistant Professor

Dr. Vijayakrishna Rowthu

Department of Mathematics

Interests

  1. Partial differential equations applied to image procesing problems
  2. Variational calculus and its applications
  3. Human brain white matter fiber tractography using diffusion MRI data

Education

2005

Andhra Loyola College
India
Bachelors

2008

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
India
Masters

2016

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
India
Ph.D.

Experience

  • 2015-2017, Post Doctoral Associate | UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • 2008-2009, Subject Matter Expert | Cramster. Learning Inc., Visakhapatnam, India

Research Interest

  • Mathematical modelling using partial differential equations to solve image inpainting problems.
  • Finding a global solution to the problem of fiber tracking in human brain white matter using variational calculus and nonlinear optimization techniques.

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2010 – Junior Research Fellowship – CSIR-UGC

Publications

  • A PDE based image segmentation using Fourier-Spectral method. - R Vijayakrishna, BVR Kumar, A Halim - Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems, 1-16(2018).
  • A diffusion spectrum imaging-based tractographic study into the anatomical subdivision and cortical connectivity of the ventral external capsule: uncinate and inferior fronto-occipital fascicles. - Sandip S. Panesar, Fang-Cheng Yeh, Christopher P. Deibert, David Fernandes-Cabral, Vijayakrishna Rowthu, Pinar Celtikci, Emrah Celtikci, William D. Hula, Sudhir Pathak, Juan C. Fernández-Miranda - Neuroradiology, 59(10), 971-987 (2017).
  • PDE based image processing theory and computation. - V. Rowthu, BV Rathish Kumar   -Nonlinear Studies 21(2) (2014).

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