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Explore our code repository and unlock the future of possibilities. (20-02-2024): Manuscript titled as "Nature-inspired optimal tuning of input membership functions of fuzzy inference system for groundwater level prediction" is accepted for publication in Environmental Modelling and Software, Elsevier.
(11-01-2024): Received the prestigeous Early Career Scientist's Travel Support Grant (Roland Schlich travel support) from European Geosciences Union.
(24-12-2023): Received the Vice-Chancellor Gold medal at GBU convocation 2023.
(15-12-2023): Manuscript titled as "F-TLBO-ID: Fuzzy Fed Teaching Learning Based Optimisation Algorithm to Predict the Number of k-barriers for Intrusion Detection " is accepted for publication in Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier.
(08-12-2023): Received the AGU Non-linear Geophysics (NG) Dependent Care Award from American Geophysical Union.
(28-11-2023): Manuscript titled as "Dynamics of waterlogging and drainage congestion on the Kosi Fan, Himalayan Foreland" is accepted for publication in Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, Elsevier.
(29-10-2023): Manuscript titled as "AutoML-GWL: Automated machine learning model for the prediction of groundwater level" is accepted for publication in Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier.
(13-10-2023): Manuscript titled as "Machine Learning for Coverage Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Comprehensive Review" is accepted for publication in Annals of Operations Research, Springer.
(19-09-2023): Received the highly competitive Lloyd V. Berkner Travel Fellowship to attend American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2023.
(09-09-2023): Manuscript titled as "P2CA-GAM-ID: Coupling of Probabilistic Principal Components Analysis with Generalised Additive Model to predict the k−barriers for Intrusion Detection" is accepted for publication in Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier.
(15-04-2023): Manuscript titled as "A Machine Learning Approach to Predict the k-Coverage Probability of Wireless Multihop Networks Considering Boundary and Shadowing Effects" is accepted for publication in Expert Systems With Applications, Elsevier.
(07-04-2023): Received the prestigeous CSIR Foreign Travel Grant to attend European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2023.
(24-03-2023): Received the prestigeous SERB-ITS-DST Travel Grant to attend European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2023.
(27-01-2023): Manuscript titled as "Deep learning and data fusion to estimate high spatio-temporal resolution surface soil moisture from multi-sensor satellite images" is accepted for publication in Scientific Report, Nature Portfolio.
(24-01-2023): Delivered a talk (invited) on “Remote sensing and machine learning for disease prediction,” in the High end workshop on “Geoinformatics Applications in Environmental Research” at Division of Environmental Health and Epidemiology, ICMR-National Institute for Research in Environmental Health (ICMR-NIREH) Bhopal, 18th-24th January 2023, Sponserd by SERB-DST.
(24-01-2023): Delivered a talk (invited) on “Remote sensing for soil moisture and agriculture,” in the High end workshop on “Geoinformatics Applications in Environmental Research” at Division of Environmental Health and Epidemiology, ICMR-National Institute for Research in Environmental Health (ICMR-NIREH) Bhopal, 18th-24th January 2023, Sponserd by SERB-DST.
(22-12-2022): Received the prestigeous Early Career Scientist's Travel Support Grant from European Geosciences Union.
(01-12-2022): Joined the reviewer board for "International Journal of Digital Earth, Taylor & Francis."
(01-12-2022): Manuscript titled as "Leveraging hybrid machine learning and data fusion for accurate mapping of malaria cases using meteorological variables in western India" is accepted for publication in Intelligent Systems with Applications, Elsevier.
(01-12-2022): Received the prestigeous American Geophysical Union (AGU) Ecohydrology Early Career Tiny Grant from American Geophysical Union to attend AGU Fall Meeting this December.
(28-11-2022): An invited manuscript titled as "Comparison of Different Dielectric Models to Estimate Penetration Depth of L- and S-Band SAR Signals into the Ground Surface" is accepted for publication in Geographies, MDPI.
(07-11-2022): Joined the reviewer board for "Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier."
(01-11-2022): Nominated for the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Earth and Planetary Surface Processes (EPSP) Early Career Researcher Spotlight . [Read the complete interview]
(14-08-2022): Manuscript titled as "A deep learning approach to predict the number of k-barriers for intrusion detection over a circular region using wireless sensor networks" is accepted for publication in Expert Systems With Applications, Elsevier.
(09-07-2022): Joined the reviewer board for "Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier."
(24-06-2022): Manuscript titled as "Drainage congestion due to road network on the Kosi alluvial Fan, Himalayan Foreland " is accepted for publication in International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Elsevier.
(18-05-2022): Manuscript titled as "AutoML-ID: Automated machine learning model for intrusion detection using wireless sensor network" is accepted for publication in Scientific Report, Nature Portfolio.
(07-05-2022): Manuscript titled as "Intrusion Detection System in Wireless Sensor Network using Conditional Generative Adversarial Network" is accepted for publication in WPC, Springer.
(06-05-2022): Joined the reviewer board for "Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, Springer."
(23-02-2022): Manuscript titled as "Evaluating the impact of landuse and climate change on the upper Betwa River catchment in Central India under present, past, and future climate scenarios" is accepted for publication in Environment, Development and Sustainability, Springer.
(27-01-2022): Manuscript titled as "LT-FS-ID: Log-transformed feature learning and feature-scaling based machine learning algorithms to predict the k-barriers for intrusion detection using wireless sensor network" is accepted for publication in Sensors, MDPI.
(21-12-2021): Joined the reviewer board for "Remote Sensing of Environment and Advances in Space Research, Elsevier."
(20-12-2021): Featured as a leaf in the "Meet a leaf" series of American Geophysical Union (AGU) ecohydrology. [Read the complete interview]
(08-12-2021): Received the prestigeous AGU Ecohydrology Early Career Tiny Grant from American Geophysical Union to attend AGU Fall Meeting this December.
(14-10-2021): Manuscript titled as " Assessing the palaeohydrology of the Lost Saraswati River in the Punjab-Haryana Plains Northwest India from satellite data" is accepted for publication in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Elsevier.
(09-10-2021): Received the prestigeous student travel grant from American Geophysical Union to attend AGU Fall Meeting this December.
(09-09-2021): Manuscript titled as " Machine learning to estimate surface roughness from satellite images" is accepted for publication in Remote Sensing, MDPI.
(19-08-2021): Manuscript titled as " Estimating discharge of the Ganga River from satellite altimeter data" is accepted for publication in Journal of Hydrology.
(19-05-2021): Manuscript titled as " ECS-NL: An Enhanced Cuckoo Search Algorithm for Node Localisation in Wireless Sensor Networks" is accepted for publication in Sensors.
(03-03-2021): Manuscript titled as " A Novel Model to Eliminate the Doubly Near-Far Problem in Wireless Powered Communication Network" is accepted for publication in IET Communications.
(12-01-2021): Manuscript titled as " A Gaussian Process Regression Approach to Predict the k-barrier Coverage Probability for Intrusion Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks" is accepted for publication in Expert Systems With Applications.
(08-12-2020): Joined the reviewer board for "IEEE Access, IEEE."
(01-12-2020): Manuscript titled as "Nature-Inspired Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks: A Comprehensive Survey" is accepted for publication in Computer Science Review.
(25-11-2020): Joined the reviewer board for "Complex & Intelligent Systems (CAIS), Springer."
(14-11-2020): Manuscript titled as "A Machine Learning Approach to Predictthe Average Localisation Error with Applications to Wireless Sensor Networks" is accepted for publication in IEEE Access.
(25-08-2020): I have been accepted to attend the highly prestigious "The CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School 2020".
(03-06-2020): Manuscript titled as "Estimation of Soil Moisture applying modified Dubois model to Sentinel-1; A regional Study from Central India" is accepted for publication in Remote Sensing, MDPI
(22-05-2020): I have been accepted to attend the high competitive MLSS (Machine Learning Summer School) 2020 (the event will be fully virtual).
(14-05-2020): Joined the reviewer board for "Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series B, Springer."
(25-04-2020): Manuscript titled as "Wireless information and power transfer using single and multiple path relays" is accepted for publication in International Journal of Communication Systems, Wiley.
(23-04-2020): Selcted as the Ambassador for IEEEXtreme 14.0 (Region-10, IEEE M.P Sub Section).
(23-03-2020): Joined the reviewer board for journal "Wireless Personal Communications, Springer."

Work Experience

  1. August 2019 - July 2022 : Teaching Assistant, Department of EES, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal.

    Subject: Data Analysis and Statistics [Blog written by me on Data Science]
    Subject: Remote Sensing and GIS (Theory and Practical)


  2. March 2018 - March 2021 : Junior Research Fellow, Department of EES, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal.

    Project: NISAR (NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar).


  3. June 2015 - July 2015 : Summer Research Intern , at DRDO, Dehra Dun Area, India.

    Project Title: Verilog Simulation of Elementary SRAM and its Controller on Model Sim (Student Edition 10.4a).
    Project Supervisor: Mr. Asheesh Thapliyal, Scientist D.


Miscellaneous experience

  1. Professional Affiliations

    1. ISPRS Individual Membership (Member Id: 61733, Member since 2018).
    2. IEEE Membership (Member Id: 95635042, Member since 2019). (IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Communications, IEEE Sensors Council, IEEE Signal Processing & IEEE Young Professionals).
    3. Indian Radio Science Society (Member Id: S2019022, Member since 2019).
    4. European Geosciences Union (Member Id: 474981, Member since 2020).
    5. American Geophysical Union (Member Id: 1367956, Member since 2021).


  2. Reviewer

    Remote Sensing of Environment (Elsevier), Artificial Intelligence Review (Springer), Complex & Intelligent Systems (Springer), Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing (Springer), Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems (IOS Press), IEEE Access (IEEE), The Journal of Open Source Software, Advances in Space Research (Elsevier), Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series B (Springer), Expert Systems With Applications (Elsevier), Big Data Mining and Analytics, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (Elsevier), International Journal of Digital Earth (Taylor & Francis), Cybernetics and Systems (Taylor & Francis), Web Intelligence (IOS Press), Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering (Taylor & Francis), The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer), Connection Science (Taylor & Francis), Intelligent Systems with Applications (Elsevier), Remote Sensing (MDPI), Computer Networks (Elsevier), Computers and Electronics in Agriculture (Elsevier), Sensors (MDPI), International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley).

Education

  1. August 2018 - Present : Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal, India..

    Thesis title: Quantifying soil moisture from satellite images: Algorithm to Application.
    Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Kumar Gaurav, Associate Professor, EES, IISER Bhopal


  2. August 2012 - May 2017 : Integrated Dual degree (B.Tech. + M.Tech.), Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, India

    B.Tech. in Electronic and Communication Engineering and M.Tech in Wireless Communication and Networks.
    M.Tech. Thesis title: Intelligent Algorithm Approach Towards Optimal Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks.
    M.Tech. Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Sandeep Sharma.

Publications

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  1. Journals

  2. [30] Bhadani, V.*, Singh, A.*, Kumar, V., and Gaurav, K. (2024). ``Nature-inspired optimal tuning of input membership functions of fuzzy inference system for groundwater level prediction," Environmental Modelling & Software. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2024.105995 (*Equal contribution) [ PDF ]

    [29] Singh, A., Mausavi, SHS., and Nagar, J. (2024). ``F-TLBO-ID: Fuzzy fed teaching learning based optimisation algorithm to predict the number of k-barriers for intrusion detection," Applied Soft Computing. doi: 10.1016/j.asoc.2023.111163 [ PDF ]

    [28] Singh, A., Patel, S., Bhadani, V., Kumar, V., and Gaurav, K. (2024). ``AutoML-GWL: Automated machine learning model for the prediction of groundwater level," Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. doi: 10.1016/j.engappai.2023.107405 [ PDF ]

    [27] Niranjannaik, M., Gaurav, K., Singh, A., & Singh, A. K. (2024). ``Dynamics of waterlogging and drainage congestion on the Kosi Fan, Himalayan Foreland,'' Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.rsase.2023.101113 [ PDF ]

    [26] Egwuche O. S., Singh, A., Ezugwu A. E., Greeff, J., Olusanya, M.O., and Abualigah, L. (2023). ``Machine Learning for Coverage Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Comprehensive Review of State-of-the-Art Approaches,'' Annals of Operations Research, doi: 10.1007/s10479-023-05657-z [ PDF ]

    [25] Singh, A., Nagar, J.,Amutha, J., and Sharma, S. (2023). ``P2CA-GAM-ID: Coupling of Probabilistic Principal Components Analysis with Generalised Additive Model to predict the k−barriers for Intrusion Detection," Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. doi: 10.1016/j.engappai.2023.107137 [ PDF ]

    [24] Nagar, J., Chaturvedi S.K., Soh S., and Singh, A. (2023). ``A Machine Learning Approach to Predict the k-Coverage Probability of Wireless Multihop Networks Considering Boundary and Shadowing Effects," Expert Systems with Applications. doi: 10.1016/j.eswa.2023.120160 [ PDF ]

    [23] Singh, A., and Gaurav, K. (2023). ``Deep learning and data fusion to estimate surface soil moisture from multi-sensor satellite images," Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-28939-9 [ PDF ]

    [22] Singh, A., Gaurav, K., Sonkar G.K., and Lee, C.-C. (2023). ``Strategies to measure soil moisture using traditional methods, automated sensors, remote sensing, and machine learning techniques: review, bibliometric analysis, applications, research findings, and future directions," IEEE Access. doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2023.324363 [ PDF ]

    [21] Singh, A., Mehra, M., Kumar A., Naik, M.N., Priya, D., and Gaurav, K. (2023). ``Leveraging machine learning and data fusion for accurate mapping of malaria cases using meteorological variables over western India," Intelligent Systems with Applications. doi: 10.1016/j.iswa.2022.200164 [ PDF ]

    [20] Singh, A., Amutha, J., Nagar, J., and Sharma, S. (2023). ``A deep learning approach to predict the number of k-barriers for intrusion detection over a circular region using wireless sensor networks," Expert Systems with Applications. doi: 10.1016/j.eswa.2022.118588 [ PDF ]

    [19] Singh, A., Naik, M.N., Kumar S., and Gaurav, K. (2022). ``Comparison of different dielectric models to estimate penetration depth of L− and S−band SAR signals into the ground surface,” Geographies. doi: 10.3390/geographies2040045 [ PDF ][ Code ] (Invited contribution)

    [18] Naik, M.N., Kumar A., Beg, Z., Singh, A., Swarnkar, S., and Gaurav, K. (2022). ``Groundwater variability in a semi-arid basin, Central India,” Hydrology. doi: 10.3390/hydrology9120222 [ PDF ]

    [17] Singh, A., Naik, M.N., and Gaurav, K. (2022). ``Drainage congestion due to road network on the Kosi alluvial Fan, Himalayan Foreland,” International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2022.102892 [ PDF ]

    [16] Singh, A., Amutha, J., Nagar, J., Sharma, S., and Lee, C.-C. (2022). ``AutoML-ID: Automated machine learning model for intrusion detection using wireless sensor network," Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-13061-z [ PDF ]

    [15] Sood T., Prakash S., Sharma S., Singh A., and Choubey H. (2022). ``Intrusion Detection System in Wireless Sensor Network using Conditional Generative Adversarial Network,'' Wireless Personal Communications. doi: 10.1007/s11277-022-09776-x [ PDF ]

    [14] Kumar, A., Singh, A., & Gaurav, K. (2022) Evaluating the impact of landuse and climate change on the upper Betwa River catchment in Central India under present, past, and future climate scenarios. Environment, Development and Sustainability. doi: 10.1007/s10668-022-02260-3 [ PDF ]

    [13] Singh, A., Amutha, J., Nagar, J., Sharma, S., & Lee, C.C. (2022). LT-FS-ID: Log-Transformed Feature Learning and Feature-Scaling-Based Machine Learning Algorithms to Predict the k-Barriers for Intrusion Detection Using Wireless Sensor Network. Sensors. doi: 10.3390/s22031070 [ PDF ]

    [12] Beg, Z., Gaurav, K., Singh, A., & Tandon, S.K., (2022). Assessing the palaeohydrology of the lost Saraswati River in the Punjab-Haryana plains, Northwest India from satellite data. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110716 [ PDF ]

    [11] Singh, A., Gaurav, K., Kumar Rai, A., & Beg, Z., (2021). Machine learning to estimate surface roughness from satellite images. Remote Sensing. doi: 10.3390/rs13193794 [ PDF ]

    [10] Kumar Rai, A., Beg, Z., Singh, A., & Gaurav, K. (2021). Estimating discharge of the Ganga River from satellite altimeter data. Journal of Hydrology. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126860 [ PDF ]

    [9] Kotiyal, V., Singh, A., Sharma, S., Nagar, J., & Lee, C.C. (2021). ECS-NL: An Enhanced Cuckoo Search Algorithm for Node Localisation in Wireless Sensor Networks. Sensors. doi: 10.3390/s21113576 [ PDF , Code]

    [8] Singh, J., Chaturvedi, A., Sharma, S., & Singh, A. (2021). A novel model to eliminate the doubly near‐far problem in wireless powered communication network. IET Communications. doi: 10.1049/cmu2.12167 [ PDF ]

    [7] Singh, A., Nagar, J., Sharma, S., & Kotiyal, V. (2021). A Gaussian Process Regression Approach to Predict the k-barrier Coverage Probability for Intrusion Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks. Expert Systems with Applications. doi: 10.1016/j.eswa.2021.114603 [ PDF ]

    [6] Singh, A., Sharma, S., & Singh, J. (2021). Nature-Inspired Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks: A Comprehensive Survey. Computer Science Review. doi: 10.1016/j.cosrev.2020.100342 [ PDF ]

    [5] Singh, A., Kotiyal, V., Sharma, S., Nagar, J., & Lee, C.C. (2020). A Machine Learning Approach to Predictthe Average Localisation Error withApplications to Wireless SensorNetworks. IEEE Access. doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3038645 [ PDF , Code ]

    [4] Singh, A., Gaurav, K., Meena, G. K., & Kumar, S. (2020). Estimation of Soil Moisture applying modified Dubois model to Sentinel-1; A regional Study from Central India. Remote Sensing. doi: 10.3390/rs12142266 [ PDF ]

    [3] Sharma, S., Kumar, R., Singh, A., & Singh, J. (2020). Wireless information and power transfer using single and multiple path relays. International Journal of Communication Systems. doi: 10.1002/dac.4464 [ PDF ]

    [2] Singh, A., Sharma, S., Singh, J., & Kumar, R. (2019). Mathematical modelling for reducing the sensing of redundant information in WSNs based on biologically inspired techniques. Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems. doi: 10.3233/JIFS-190605 [ PDF ]

    [1] Singh, A., Sharma, M., Kumar, R., Singh, S. P., & Madhesiya, J. R. (2018). Modelling and analysis of polarization noise in vertical cavity surface emitting lasers. Multiscale and Multidisciplinary Modeling, Experiments and Design.
    doi:10.1007/s41939-018-0033-9 [ PDF , Code ]

  3. Conference

    [2] Singh, Abhilash, Meena, G. K., Kumar, S., & Gaurav, K. (2019). Evaluation of the penetration depth of L-band S-band (NISAR mission) microwave SAR signals into the ground. 2019 URSI- Asia Pacific Radio Science Conference [ PDF , PPT , MATLAB Code ] (Talk)

    [1] Singh, Abhilash, Meena, G. K., Kumar, S., & Gaurav, K. (2018). Analysis of the effect of incidence angle and moisture content on the penetration depth of l- and s-band sar signals into the ground surface. ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences (Vol. IV-5, pp. 197–202).doi:10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-5-197-2018 [ PDF , Video , MATLAB Code ] (Talk)


Awards and Achievements

  1. DST INSPIRE Fellowship
    Selected for the prestigious DST INSPIRE FELLOWSHIP in ``Engineering Sciences''. Awarded by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.


  2. GOLD MEDALIST Throughout topper in B.Tech. and M.Tech.


  3. NATIONAL LEVEL EXAM QUALIFIED GATE-2017, UGC NET 2016, UGC NET 2017, UGC NET 2018.


  4. RANK IN MATLAB CENTRAL
    [2] Rank 879 out of 112,203 (Top 1 %) in MATLAB Cody in Mathworks. (Click here)
    [1] Rank 1187 out of 17913 in MATLAB file Exchange in Mathworks (Over 12k downloads; Click here)


  5. GRANTS

    [13] Early Career Scientist’s Travel Support Grant (Roland Schlich Travel Support) of European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2024, Vienna, Austria.

    [12] AGU Non-linear Geophysics (NG) Dependent Care Award from American Geophysical Union (AGU).

    [11] Lloyd V. Berkner Travel Fellowship from American Geophysical Union (AGU) to attend AGU Fall Meeting 2023, San Francisco, CA, USA.

    [10] CSIR Foreign Travel Grant to attend European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2023, Vienna, Austria.

    [9] SERB-ITS Travel Grant to attend European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2023, Vienna, Austria.

    [8] Early Career Scientist’s Travel Support Grant (Roland Schlich Travel Support) of European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2023, Vienna, Austria.

    [7] American Geophysical Union (AGU) Ecohydrology Early Career Tiny Grant at AGU Fall Meeting 2022, Chicago, USA.

    [6] Travel Grant through FAAC Scheme IISER Bhopal, 2022.

    [5] Student travel grant to attend the ``6th soil moisture application and validation workshop 2022," Perugia, Italy.

    [4] American Geophysical Union (AGU) Ecohydrology Early Career Tiny Grant at AGU Fall Meeting 2021, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

    [3] Fully funded student travel grant from American Geophysical Union (AGU) to attend AGU Fall Meeting 2021, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

    [2] Full scholarship to attend the highly competitive ``Machine Learning Summer School 2020'' at Telkom University, Indonesia.

    [1] Fully funded DAAD fellowship for attending a summer school on ``Geospatial data science using R 2019" at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany.