Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara
(Institute of National Importance under Act of Parliament)
Dr. Ashish Phophalia

Assistant Professor

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph. D. (DAIICT), 2016
  • M. Tech. (DAIICT), 2010
  • B. E. (Raj. Uni.), 2008

Research interests

Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Soft Computing, Medical Image Analysis

Professional Membership

  • Life member of IUPRAI (L179)
  • Member IEEE, Signal Processing Society and Computational Intelligence Society

Work Experience

Research Assistant in BRNS sponsored project on Techniques for Robust Face Recognition with Pose Variation joined from Jan'2013- July'15.

Administrative Experience
  • Faculty Convener, Training and Placement Cell - IIITV
  • Treasurer, IEEE - Gujarat Section (2017- )




  • Ashish Phophalia, Suman K. Mitra, 3D MR Image Denoising using Rough Set and Kernel PCA Method, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Elsevier, vol. 36, pg. 135-145, 2017 (IF = 1.98).
  • Ashish Phophalia, Suman K. Mitra, Rough Set based Bilateral filter design for denoising Brain MR Images, Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, vol. 33, pg. 1-14, 2015. (IF = 2.68).
  • Ashish Phophalia, Ajit Rajwade, Suman K. Mitra, Rough Set based Image Denoising for Brain MR Images, Signal Processing, Elsevier, vol. 103, pg. 24-35, 2014. (IF = 2.24).
  • Rupsa Saha, Ashish Phophalia and Suman K. Mitra, Brain Tumor Segmentation from Multimodal MR images using Rough Sets, 2nd Workshop on Computer Vision Applications, In association with Tenth Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing, (ICVGIP), 2016 (Accepted)
  • Ashish Phophalia, Suman K. Mitra and Ajit Rajwade, A new denoising filter for Brain MR images, In proc. Of 8th Indian Conference on Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP), 2012.
  • Ashish Phophalia, Suman K. Mitra and Ajit Rajwade, Medical Image Denoising using Similar Patches derived by Rough Sets, In Proc. of 2nd IEEE International Conference on Image and Information Processing (ICIIP), 2013.
  • Ashish Phophalia, Suman K. Mitra and Ajit Rajwade, Object Boundary Detection using Rough Set Theory, In Proc. of 4th National Conference on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and Graphics (NCVPRIPG), 2013.
  • Ashish Phophalia and Suman K. Mitra, Rician Noise Removal approach for Brain MR Images using Kernel Principal Component Analysis, 6th International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PReMI), LNCS 9124, pp. 545-553, 2015.
  • Ashish Phophalia and Suman K. Mitra, 3D MRI Denoising using Rough Set Theory and Kernel Embedding Method, 1st International Workshop on Patch-based Techniques in Medical Imaging, MICCAI Workshop, LNCS 9467, pp. 163-171, October 2015.

Additional information


  • Winter 2016-17: Compiler Design, Models of Computation (Elective)
  • Autumn 2016-17: Formal Languages and Automata Theory, Pattern Recognition
  • Winter 2015-16: Compiler Design, Operating Systems
  • Autumn 2015-16: Formal Languages and Automata Theory, Principals of Programming Languages
Invited Talk
  • Invited Talk at Govt. Mahila Engineering College, Ajmer during WEAR-C-TECH 2015 event on Image Denoising-Over the Years-Traits & Trends, October 2015.
  • Presented a session on Image Processing, Introduction to 2D Signal Tool Box, and Image manipulation in National Workshop on MATLAB and Its Applications organized by CSI Udaipur chapter at Udaipur, Jan 2012.
  • Best Paper Award in National Conference on Future Trends in Information and Communication Technology and Applications (NCICT-2011), 2011.
  • Secured 3rd Position in IEEE Region 10 Paper Contest 2010 in PG Category.