Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sinha
Professor and Head, Bioengineering and Biotechnology
M.Sc. (Biomedical Instrumentation), Ph.D. (Biomedical Engineering)
Contact Address
Permanent Address Villege- Akwarpur, Post Office- Asthawan, Nalanda, Bihar- 803107
Local Address D-I/39, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand- 835215
Phone (Office) +91-9431382724; 7091038348
Phone Residence +91-9431382724; 7091038348
Email Id rakeshsinha@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 5-May-2003
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 17 Years

Research : 17 Years

  Professional Background
  1. Professor, Department of Bio-Engineering (Renamed as Department of Bioengineering and Biotechnology in 2021), BIT, Mesra, Ranchi since 01st June, 2015.
  2. Associate Professor, Department of Bio-Engineering, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi from 01st May, 2014 to 31st May 2015.
  3. Associate Professor, Center for Biomedical Instrumentation, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi from 01st April, 2011 to 30th April 2014.
  4. Reader, Department of Biomedical Instrumentation, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi from 01st April, 2008 to 31st March, 2011.
  5. Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Instrumentation, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi from 05th May, 2003.
  6. Deputy Controller of Examinations, BIT Mesra from February, 2013 to June 2014.
  7. Assistant Superintendent of Hostel, BIT Mesra from August 2006 to June 2008.
  Research Areas
 

Electrophysiology; Biosignal Analysis; Biomedical Instrumentation

Number of Ph.D. guided: 8

  1. Yogender Aggarwal (2009): Simulation and Modeling of Human Thermoregulatory Mechanism under Heat Stress.
  2. Anjana Dwivedi (2010): Modeling and Simulation Study of Thermal Stress Induced Eukaryotic Heat Shock Response.
  3. Anup Kumar Keshri (2012): Application of Deterministic Finite Automata and Linear Discriminant Analysis to Identify Spike Patterns in Electroencephalogram.
  4. Nivedita Chaudhary (2015): Simulation of Biochemical Pathway and Automated Classification of Parkinson’s Diseases.
  5. Surendra Kumar (2015): Support Vector Machine and Fuzzy C-Means Clustering Based Recognition of Changes in Brain Signals due to Chronic Alcoholism.
  6. Nishant Singh (2015): Electrooculogram, Brain Wave and Heart Rate Variability Assisted Analysis of Mental Tasks.
  7. Suraj (2017): Design of Monitoring System for EEG Based Two Class Motor Imagery Tasks.
  8. Gauri Shankar Gupta (2018): Control of Electrical Devices Using EEG Signals for Brain-Computer Interface.

Number of Ph.D. registered: 1

  1. Shikha Agarwal: Design of real time device to measure human salivary glucose level.
  Award and Honours
 

Leverhulme Trust Visiting Fellow at University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Londonderry, Northern Ireland (UK) for a period of one year.

   Publications
 

Journals: 78

  1. Aggarwal, Y., Das, J., Mazumder, P. M., Kumar, R. and Sinha, R. K. (Accepted) Heart rate variability time domain features in automated prediction of diabetes in rat, Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine.
  2. Gupta, G. S., Dave, G. B., Tripathi, P. R., Mohanta, D. K., Ghosh, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2021) Brain Computer Interface controlled automatic electric drive for neuro-aid system, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, 63: 102175.
  3. Basani, M., Malothu, R., Sinha, R. K. and Murthy, S. V. (2020) Electroencephalogram correlates the role of ashwagandha in sleep and memory promoting effect, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, 54:xx-xx.
  4. Aggarwal, Y., Das, J., Mazumder, P. M., Kumar, R. and Sinha, R. K. (2020) Heart rate variability features from nonlinear cardiac dynamics in identification of diabetes using artificial neural network and support vector machine, Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, 40: 1002-1009.
  5. Gupta, G. S., Mohanta, D. K., Ghosh, S., Dave, G. B., Bhatnagar, M., and Sinha, R. K. (2020) Ocular artifacts elimination and feature extraction in motor imagery based BCI using nonlinear adaptive filter, Biomedical Engineering- Applications, Basis and Communications, 32: 2050015 (1-12).
  6. Shukla, R. S., Aggarwal, Y., Raut, S. S. and Sinha, R. K. (2020) Unmet need of objective monitor to evaluate performance status in lung cancer patients, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 11: 98-101.
  7. Gupta, G. S., Bhatnagar, M., Kumar, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2020) A comparative study of application of different non-conventional filters on electroencephalogram, Biomedical Research, 31:1-9.
  8. Basani, M., Malothu, R., Sinha, R. K. and Murthy, S. V. (2019) Non-invasive electroencephalography method development and validation using carbamazepine, Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics,13: 282-286.
  9. Gupta, G. S., Bhatnagar, M., Ghosh, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2019) Design of control system for motor imagery based neuro-aid application, Biomedical Engineering- Applications, Basis and Communications, 31: 1950031 (1-16).
  10. Singh, N., Aggarwal, Y. and Sinha, R. K. (2019) Heart rate variability analysis under varied task difficulties in mental arithmetic performances, Health and Technology, 9: 343-353.
  11. Gupta, G. S., Ghosh, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2017) General concepts on EEG based brain computer interface systems: a review, Journal of Clinical Engineering, 42:170-188.
  12. Gupta, G. S., Ghosh, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2017) Classification and feature extraction of EEG signal through sf filtering and KC-SVM classifier: a proposal, Biomedical Engineering- Applications, Basis and Communications, 29: 1750024 (1-12).
  13. Suraj, Sinha, R. K. and Ghosh, S. (2016) Jaya based ANFIS for monitoring of two class motor imagery task, IEEE Access, 9273-9282.
  14. Chaudhary, N., Aggarwal, Y. and Sinha, R. K. (2016) Role of α-synuclein in Parkinson’s disease, Pharma Times, 48, 11-14.
  15. Kumar, S., Ghosh, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2016) Using computational classifiers to detect chronic alcoholism, Journal of Clinical Engineering, 41: 90-94.
  16. Chaudhary N., Aggarwal Y., Singh N. and Sinha R. K. (2015) Electronic analogy to simulate and predict the dynamics of cellular mechanism of Parkinson’s disease stimulated by environmental factors, Biomedical Engineering- Applications, Basis and Communications, 27: 1550051 (1-13).
  17. Kumar, S., Ghosh, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2015) Automated identification of chronic alcoholism from brain signals, Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences, 14(4): 20.
  18. Singh, N. and Sinha, R. K. (2015) Analysis of electroencephalogram, electrodermal activities, and heart rate changes under varied degree of mental arithmetic tasks, Journal of Clinical Engineering, 40: E1-E5.
  19. Singh, N. and Sinha, R. K. (2015) Analysis of electrodermal activity during performance of two-leveled mental arithmetic task and its possible implications in man-machine interface, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 10: 31281-31290.
  20. Ranjan, P., Mazumder, P. M., Parmaguru, R., Sasmal, D., Sinha, R. K., Aggarwal, Y. and Das, J. (2015) Effect of ethyl acetate fraction of the aerial parts of Salvia splendens Sellow ex Roem. and Schult on diabetic neuropathy, Pharmacologia, 6: 313-323.
  21. Kumar, S., Ghosh, S., Tetarway, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2015) Support vector machine and fuzzy C mean clustering based comparative evaluation of changes in motor cortex electroencephalogram under chronic alcoholism, Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 53: 609-622.
  22. Suraj, Tiwari, P., Ghosh, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2015) Classification of two class motor imagery tasks using hybrid GA-PSO based K means clustering, Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/945729.
  23. Aggarwal, Y., Shikha, Shukla, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2015) Effects of reading task with or without verbalisation on heart rate variability, Research and Reviews: Journal of Neuroscience, 5:1-4.
  24. Aggarwal, Y., Bhardwaj, A. and Sinha, R. K. (2015) Boolean model to analyze the heat shock protein70 production with the activation of heat shock factor-1 under heat stress, Research & Reviews: Journal of Computational Biology, 4: 7-14.
  25. Chaudhary, N., Aggarwal, Y. and Sinha, R. K. (2015) Electronic simulation of neuronal degeneration in Parkinson's disease, Journal of Clinical Engineering, 40: 97-102.
  26. Chaudhary N., Aggarwal Y. and Sinha R. K. (2015) Electronic simulation of genetic interplay between LRRK2, SNCA and BDNF genes in Parkinson’s disease, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 10: 3515-3525.
  27. Chaudhary N., Aggarwal Y., Singh N. and Sinha R. K. (2014) Boolean logic approach to analyze biomolecular networks: a foundation of bio-computing, Austin Journal of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 1(4): id1016.
  28. Prakash, S., Maji, D., Samanta, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2014) Design, synthesis and antidiabetic, cardiomyopathy studies of cinnamic acid-amino acid hybrid analogs, Medicinal Chemistry, 4: 345-350.
  29. Aggarwal, Y., Singh, N., Ghosh, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2014) Eye gaze-induced mental stress alters the heart rate variability analysis, Journal of Clinical Engineering, 39: 79-89.
  30. Sinha, R. K. (2013) Heat acclimation alters the sleep and behavior based thermoregulatory dynamics of rats in heat stress, Medical Science, 1: 50-61.
  31. Keshri, A. K., Sinha, R. K., Singh, A. and Das, B. N. (2013) LDASpike for recognizing epileptic spikes in EEG, International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business, 4: 41-50.
  32. Keshri, A. K., Chatterjee, S., Das, B. N. and Sinha, R. K. (2013) WEBspike: A new proposition of Deterministic Finite Automata and parallel algorithm based web application for EEG spike recognition, International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science, 11: 93-102.
  33. Sinha, R. K. and Prasad, G. (2013) Psychophysiology and autonomic responses perspective for advancing hybrid BCI systems, Journal of Clinical Engineering, 38: 196-209.
  34. Aggarwal, Y., Singh, S. S. S. and Sinha, R. K. (2013) Chronic exposure of low power radio frequency changes the EEG signals of rats, Advances in Biomedical Engineering Research, 2: 17-23.
  35. Chaudhary, N., Aggarwal, A. and Sinha, R. K. (2013) Study of latent early-life associated regulations and automated identification of Parkinson’s disease, International Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Sciences, 3: 87-97.
  36. Sinha, R. K., Aggarwal, Y. and Chakrabarti, N. (2013) Can phonocardiography evaluate the left ventricular ejection fraction? International Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Sciences, 3: 110-112.
  37. Sinha, R. K., Aggarwal, Y., Ghosh, S. and Chakrabarti, N. (2013) K-Nearest neighborhood approach to identify level of left ventricular ejection fraction from phonocardiogram, Journal of Clinical Engineering, 38: 75-78.
  38. Chaudhary, N., Aggarwal, A. and Sinha, R. K. (2013) Artificial neural network based classification of neurodegenerative diseases, Advances in Biomedical Engineering Research, 1: 1-8.
  39. Aggarwal, Y., Gupta, T. and Sinha, R. K., (2012) Physiological and genetic basis of thermoregulation under heat stress, World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 1: 107-142.
  40. Aggarwal, Y., Singh, N. and Sinha, R. K., (2012) Electrooculogram based study to assess the effects of prolonged eye fixation on autonomic responses and its possible implication in man-machine interface, Health & Technology, 2: 89-94.
  41. Upadhyay, P. K. and Sinha, R. K. (2011) Detection of sleep patterns of electroencephalogram using self-organizing feature map and learning vector quantization, Caledonian Journal of Engineering, 7: 1-8.
  42. Dwivedi, A., Karan, B. M. and Sinha, R. K. (2011) A fuzzy automata model for the analysis of eukaryotic heat shock response, International Journal of Mathematical Modeling Simulation and Applications, 4: 385-398.
  43. Keshri, A. K., Sinha, R. K., Singh, A. and Das, B. N. (2011) DFASpike: A new computational proposition for efficient recognition of epileptic spike in EEG, Computers in Biology and Medicine, 41: 559-564.
  44. Keshri, A. K., Das, B. N., Mallick, D. K. and Sinha, R. K. (2011) Parallel algorithm to analyze the brain signals: application on epileptic spikes, Journal of Medical Systems, 35: 93-104.
  45. Shahid, S., Sinha, R. K. and Prasad, G. (2010) Mu and beta rhythm modulations in motor imagery related post-stroke EEG: A Study under BCI framework for poststroke rehabilitation, BMC Neuroscience, 11.
  46. Aggarwal, Y., Karan, B. M., Das, B. N., and Sinha, R. K., (2010) Mechanistic electronic model to simulate and predict the effect of heat stress on the functional genomics of HO-1 system: Vasodilation, Computers in Biology and Medicine, 40: 533-542.
  47. Upadhyay, P. K., Sinha, R. K. and Karan, B. M. (2010) Predicting heat-stressed eeg spectra by self-organising feature map and learning vector quantizers, Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 3: 529-537.
  48. Upadhyay, P. K., Sinha, R. K. and Karan, B. M. (2010) Detection and analysis of the effects of heat stress on EEG using wavelet transform, Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 3: 405-414.
  49. Upadhyay, P. K., Sinha, R. K. and Karan, B. M. (2009) Identification of stressful events using wavelet transform and multilayer feed-forward network, Caledonian Journal of Engineering, 5: 1-10.
  50. Sinha, R. K. (2009) Analysis of age dependent effects of heat stress on EEG frequency components of rat, Biomedical and Environmental Science Journal, 22:141-150.
  51. Sinha, R. K. and Aggarwal, Y. (2009) Neural network detects the effects of p-CPA pre-treatment on brain electrophysiology in a rat model of focal brain injury, Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, 23: 105-113.
  52. Keshri, A. K., Sinha, R. K., Hatwal, R. and Das, B. N. (2009) Epileptic spike recognition in electroencephalogram using deterministic finite automata, Journal of Medical Systems, 33: 173-179.
  53. Aggarwal, Y., Karan, B. M., Das, B. N., and Sinha, R. K. (2008) An unsupervised neural network to predict the level of heat stress, Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, 22: 425-430. 
  54. Sinha, R. K. (2008) EEG power spectrum and neural network based sleep-hypnogram analysis for a model of heat stress, Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, 22: 261-268.
  55. Sinha, R. K. (2008) Artificial neural network and wavelet based automated detection of sleep spindles, REM sleep and wake states, Journal of Medical Systems, 32: 291-299.
  56. Aggarwal, Y., Karan, B. M., Das, B. N. and Sinha, R. K., (2008) Computer simulation of heat transfer in different tissue layers of body extremities under Heat Stress in deep anesthetic condition, Journal of Medical Systems, 32: 283-290.
  57. Sinha, R. K. (2008) Serotonin synthesis inhibition by pre-treatment of p-CPA alters sleep electrophysiology in an animal model of acute and chronic heat stress, Journal of Thermal Biology, 33: 261-273.
  58. Sinha, R. K. (2008) Chronic non-thermal exposure of modulated 2450 MHz microwave radiation alters thyroid hormones and behavior of male rats, International Journal of Radiation Biology, 84: 505-513.
  59. Sinha, R. K., Aggarwal, Y., Upadhyay, P. K., Dwivedi, A., Keshri, A. K. and Das, B. N. (2008) Neural network based evaluation of chronic non-thermal effects of modulated 2450 MHz microwave radiation on electroencephalogram, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 36: 839-851.
  60. Dwivedi, A., Karan, B. M., Das, B. N. and Sinha, R. K. (2008) Digital-analog hybrid control model for eukaryotic heat shock response illustrating the dynamics of heat shock gene on exposure to thermal stress, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 90: 17-24.
  61. Aggarwal, Y., Karan, B. M., Das, B. N., and Sinha, R. K. (2008) Prediction of heat-illness symptoms with the prediction of human vascular response in hot environment under resting condition, Journal of Medical Systems, 32: 167-176.
  62. Sinha, R. K. and Aggarwal, Y. (2007) Design of a computerized human resource information system for hospitals, The Alternative, VI: 79-86.
  63. Aggarwal, Y., Karan, B. M., Das, B. N., Aggarwal, T. and Sinha, R. K. (2007) Backpropagation ANN based prediction of exertional heat-illness, Journal of Medical Systems, 31: 547-550.
  64. Sinha, R. K., Aggarwal, Y. and Das, B. N. (2007) Backpropagation artificial neural network classifier to detect changes in heart sound due to mitral valve regurgitation, Journal of Medical Systems, 31: 205-209.
  65. Sinha, R. K. (2007) Study of changes in some pathophysiological stress markers in different age groups of an animal model of acute and chronic heat stress, Iranian Biomedical Journal, 11: 101-111.
  66. Sinha, R. K. and Aggarwal, Y. (2007) Depletion of serotonin synthesis with p-CPA pretreatment alters EEG in urethane anesthetized rats under whole body hyperthermia, Iranian Biomedical Journal, 11: 33-39.
  67. Sinha, R. K., Aggarwal, Y. and Das, B. N. (2007) Backpropagation artificial neural network detects changes in electro-encephalogram power spectra of syncopic patients, Journal of Medical Systems, 31: 63-68.
  68. Sinha, R. K. (2007) An approach to estimate EEG power spectrum as an index of heat stress using backpropagation artificial neural network, Medical Engineering and Physics, 29: 120-124.
  69. Sinha, R. K. and Ray, A. K. (2006) Sleep-wake study in an animal model of acute and chronic heat stress, Physiology and Behavior, 89: 364-372.
  70. Sinha, R. K. (2006) p-CPA pretreatment reverses the changes in sleep and behavior following acute immobilization stress, The Journal of Physiological Sciences, 56: 123-129.
  71. Sinha, R. K. and Ray, A. K. (2004) An assessment of changes in open-field and elevated plus-maze behavior following heat stress in rats, Iranian Biomedical Journal, 8: 127-133.
  72. Sinha, R. K. and Ray, A. K. (2004) Effect of acute and chronic heat exposure on frequency of EEG components in different sleep-wake state in young rats, Iranian Biomedical Journal, 8: 69-75.
  73. Sinha, R. K. (2004) Electroencephalogram disturbances in different sleep-wake states following exposure to high environmental heat, Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 42: 282-287.
  74. Sinha, R. K., Ray, A. K. and Agrawal, N. K. (2004) An artificial neural network to detect EEG seizures, Neurology India, 52: 399-400.
  75. Sinha, R. K. (2003) Artificial neural network detects changes in electro-encephalogram power spectrum of different sleep-wake states in an animal model of heat stress, Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 41: 595-600.
  76. Sinha, R. K. and Ray, A. K. (2003) Effect of p-CPA pretreatment on EEG power spectra in experimental open brain injury in rats, Iranian Biomedical Journal, 7: 119-126.
  77. Sinha, R. K., Agrawal, N. K. and Ray, A. K. (2003) A power spectrum based backpropagation artificial neural network model for classification of sleep-wake stages in rats, Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences, 2(1): 1.
  78. Sinha, R. K. (2002) Backpropagation artificial neural network to detect hyperthermic seizures in rats, Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences, 1(4): 1.

Conferences: 33

  1. Maity, S., Aggarwal, Y. and Sinha, R. K. (2019) Analysis of heart rate variability parameters in prediction of diabetes, National Conference on Environment, Ethics and Sustainable Development (EESD 19) at Sarla Birla University, Ranchi (India) on 17th March 2019.
  2. Shukla, R. S., Aggarwal, Y., Sinha, R. K. and Raut, S. S. (2019) Heart rate variability analysis in lung cancer patients to study the effects of treatment, 2nd International Conference on Recent Trends in Bioengineering (ICRTB 2019) at MIT ADT University, Pune (India) on 16 February 2019.
  3. Bhatnagar, M., Gupta, G. S. and Sinha, R. K. (2018) k-NN and LDA based motor imagery EEG classification using phase features, 5th IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section International Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (UPCON) at Madan Mohan Malviya University of Technology, Gorakhapur (India) during 2-4 November, 2018.
  4. Bhatnagar, M., Gupta, G. S. and Sinha, R. K. (2018) Linear discriminant analysis classifies the EEG spectral features obtained from three class motor imagination, 2nd International Conference on Power, Energy and Environment: Towards Smart Technology (ICEPE) at National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya, Shilong (India) during 1-2 June 2018.
  5. Suraj, Sinha, R. K. and Ghosh, S. (2017) AdaptiveNFC for classification of two class motor imagery task, 4th International Conference on Power, Control & Embedded Systems (ICPCES) at Motilal Neharu National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (India) during 9-11 March 2017.
  6. Ahmad, M. O. and Sinha, R. K. (2017) Design of bioamplifier for recording of low frequency cardiac electrophysiological signals, International Conference on Innovative Research in Applied Physics, Material Sciences, Instrumentation, Electronics, Communication, Electrical, Power Control, Computer Science and Information Technology (TECHNOVA-2017) Organized by Krishi Sanskriti on 19th March, 2017 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (India) (published in "Advanced Research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering" Volume 4 issue 1: 16-19).
  7. Suraj, Sinha, R. K. and Ghosh, S. (2016) Classification of two class motor imagery task using Jaya based k-means clustering, IEEE sponsored International Conference on Global Trends in Signal Processing, Information Computing and Communication (ICSPICC) at Jalgaon (India) during 22–24 December 2016.
  8. Dutta, R., Sunder, P. S. and Sinha, R. K. (2016) Detection of alterations in cortex region due to motor imagery, International Conference on Science, Technology, Women Studies, Business & Social Sciences 2016 at Goa (India) on November 03-05, 2016 (published in "Engineering Sciences International Research Journal" Volume 4 issue 2).
  9. Suraj, Sinha, R. K. and Ghosh, S. (2013) Analysis of mental complexity tasks using zero crossings, National Conference on Recent Advancements in Mechanical Engineering at North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Itanagar  during 8-9th November 2013 (published in book “Aspects of mechanical engineering and technology for industry” edited by Lingfa, P. and Gautam, S. S., Vol 1, pp. 409-415, 2014).
  10. Upadhyay, P. K. and Sinha, R. K. (2013) Wavelet-Neural classification of sleep EEG under stressful condition, Sixth International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE) at Abu Dhabi on 16-18 December, 2013, pp.93-98.
  11. Gupta, G. S., Ghose, S., Sinha, R. K., Jha, A. K. and Kumar, S. (2013) Wigner bi spectrum and support vector machine based classifier for multiclass motor imagination-BCI data. In: Verma, B. K., Upasani, S. R. and Kulkarni, P. S. (eds.). Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering Sciences, organized by SPVRYAN, Nasik (India), 23-24 November, 2013.
  12. Kumar, S., Ghosh, S. and Sinha, R.K. (2013) Fuzzy C mean clustering based methodology for analyzing alterations in cerebral motor cortex activities of alcoholic subjects, in National Seminar on Recent Advances in Power, Energy and Control (RAPEC-2013) National Institute of Technology, Rourkela on 23rd to 24th November, 2013.
  13. Zuhair, M., Thomas, S., Keshri, A. K., Sinha, R. K., Pal, K. and Biswas, D. (2013) Automatic identification of an epileptic spike pattern in an EEG signals using ANN. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving Advances in Intelligent Systems and computing,  IIT Roorkee, Dec 26-28, 2013, Volume 258, pp 915-923.
  14. Singh, N., Aggarwal, Y. and Sinha, R. K. (2011) Eye fixation based pulse rate variability as switching signal for human-machine interface. ICBME-2011 held on 10-12 December, 2011, organized by Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal.
  15. Shahid, S., Prasad, G. and Sinha, R. K. (2011) On fusion of heart and brain signals for hybrid BCI, 2011 5th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), 27 Apr - 01 May 2011, Cancun, Mexico.
  16. Shahid, S., Sinha, R. K. and Prasad, G. (2010) A Bispectrum based feature extraction technique for devising a practical Brain-Computer Interfacing system, European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO)-2010, 23-27 August 2010, Alborg, Denmark.
  17. Shahid, S., Sinha, R. K. and Prasad, G. (2010) Mu and beta rhythm modulations in motor imagery related post-stroke EEG: A Study under BCI framework for poststroke rehabilitation, Nineteenth Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting CNS*2010, 24-30 July 2010, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  18. Shahid, S., Sinha, R. K. and Prasad, G. (2010) A bispectrum approach to feature extraction for a motor imagery based brain-computer interfacing system, BCI Meeting 2010, 30-31 May 2010, Albany, New York, USA.
  19. Joshi, A., McGinnity, T. M. Prasad, G. and Sinha, R. K. (2010) Computational modelling of depression, UK Neuroinformatics Node Conference, 1-3 February 2010, Edinburgh, UK.
  20. Aggarwal, Y., Sinha, R. K., Karan, B. M. and Das, B. N. (2007) Circuit Modeling Approach to Analyze the Effect of High Heat on Thermoregulatory Control Mechanism in Human. International Conference on Control and its Applications Organized by SIAM, San Fransisco, California, on June 29 to July 01.
  21. Aggarwal, Y., Sinha, R. K., Karan, B. M. and Das, B. N. (2007) Circuit modeling approach to model the skin blood flow in the thermoneutral zone of human body temperature regulation. All India Seminar-2007 on Achievements and Challenges in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (January 20-21, 2007), Organized by The Institution of Engineers (India), Jharkhand State Center, Ranchi.
  22. Dwivedi, A., Das, B. N., Karan, B. M. and Sinha, R. K. (2006) A logical approach to analyze heat shock protein 70 gene expression. NASDEC-06, National Seminar on Devices, Circuits & Communication (November 2-4, 2006), Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra.
  23. Aggarwal, Y., Karan, B. M., Das, B. N. and Sinha, R. K. (2006) A model to approach heat transfer mechanism of laboratory rats in hot environment. National Technical symposium on Biomedical Engineering (7th-8th April, 2006), Siliguri Institute of Technology, Siliguri.
  24. Mahato, B., Paul, S., Sinha, R. K. and Das, B. N. (2006) Advancements in 3-D ultrasound imaging technology in diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. National Technical symposium on Biomedical Engineering (7th-8th April, 2006), Siliguri Institute of Technology, Siliguri.
  25. Dwivedi, A., Karan, B. M., Das, B. N. and Sinha, R. K. (2006) Understanding biology from a new perspective: systems biology initiates a dawn national technical symposium on biomedical engineering (7th-8th April, 2006), Siliguri Institute of Technology, Siliguri.
  26. Upadhyay, P. K. and Sinha, R. K. (2005) Classification of sleep-wake stages of rat EEG in hot environment using wavelet transform and self organizing feature map, National conference on Emerging Trends in Biomedical Instrumentation, Biomed-2005, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  27. Jaiswal, S., Ray, A. K., Singh, S. P., Agrawal, N. K. and Sinha, R. K. (2005) Chronic exposure of non-ionizing, non-thermal 2450 MHz Microwave radiation alters the behaviour of rats, National conference on Emerging Trends in Biomedical Instrumentation, Biomed-2005, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  28. Khan, M. A. and Sinha, R. K. (2004) Electronic assistance to voluntary control of micturition reflex, National Conference on Biomedical Engineering, NCBME-2004, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  29. Shivangi, S., Kandpal, K., Das, B. N. and Sinha, R. K. (2004) Telemedicine: Beginning of a new era in health care, National Conference on Revolutionizing ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) to attain progress, parity and peace for all, Institution of Engineers, Ranchi.   
  30. Gopal, D., Badhera, S., Das, B. N. and Sinha, R. K. (2004) Bioinformatics: concept and goals, National Conference on Revolutionizing ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) to attain progress, parity and peace for all, Institution of Engineers, Ranchi.
  31. Khan, M. A., Das, B. N. and Sinha, R. K. (2004) Voluntary control of micturition reflex with the help of RF transmission, National Conference on Revolutionizing ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) to attain progress, parity and peace for all, Institution of Engineers, Ranchi.
  32. Ranjan, R., Ranjan, A., Das, B. N. and Sinha, R. K. (2004) Design of electronic heart beat monitoring system, National Conference on Revolutionizing ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) to attain progress, parity and peace for all, Institution of Engineers, Ranchi.
  33. Shivangi, S. and Sinha, R. K. (2004) Design of a computerized human resource information system for hospitals, National Conference on Information Resource Management in digital environment, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi.

  Member of Professional Bodies
 
  1. Life Member of ‘Indian Science Congress Association’
  2. Life Member of ‘Indian Academy of Neurosciences’
  3. Life Membership of ‘The Indian Society for Technical Education’
  4. Life Membership of ‘Biomedical Engineering Society of India’
  5. Associate Member Technologist, ‘Institution of Engineers’
  6. Member of ‘International Brain Research Organization’
  7. Member of ‘International Association of Engineers’

 

  Current Sponsored Projects
 

Projects Ongoing

  1. Analysis and identification of features from neural dynamics and their correlations with autonomic nervous system for development of hybrid brain-computer interface, AICTE (Rs. 17.64706 lakhs, 2020).

Projects Completed

  1. Brain and Cardiac Signals Analysis for the Development of Brain-Computer Interface System, Institute Seed Money Scheme (Rs. 70 thousand, 2015).
  2. Electroencephalogram and Electrooculogram based Hand-Eye Coordination System for Hybrid Brain-Computer Interface, UGC (Rs. 1.1 lakhs, 2011).
  3. Soft Computing and Phonocardiogram Based Automated System for Diagnosis of Heart Valve Diseases, AICTE (Rs. 6.9 lakhs, 2009).
  4. Voluntary event related brain signal classification, UGC (Rs. 11.478 lakhs), 2009.
  5. Effects of low energy non-thermal microwave radiations on brain electrophysiology, AICTE (Rs. 7.1 lakhs), 2008.
  Text and Reference Books
 

Books: 1

  1. Emerging Trends in Biomedical Instrumentation, Edited by Rakesh Kumar Sinha and Barda Nand Das, Satya Prakashan, New Delhi, 2006.

Book Chapters: 5

  1. Shukla, R. S., Aggarwal, Y., Sinha, R. K. and Raut, S. S. (2020) Heart Rate Variability Analysis in lung cancer patients to determine the effects of treatment, In Vyas, R. (Ed.), Advances in Bioengineering, pp. 201-210, Springer, Singapore. (ISBN: 978-981-15-2062-4).
  2. Bhatnagar, M., Gupta, G. S. and Sinha, R. K. (2020) Prototype algorithm for three-class motor imagery data classification: a step toward development of human computer interaction-based neuro-aid, In Chaki, J., Dey, N. and De, D. (Eds), Advances in ubiquitous sensing applications for healthcare, volume 8, Smart Biosensors in Medical Care, pp. 1-28, Elsevier. (ISBN: 978-0-12-820781-9).
  3. Shukla, R. S., Aggarwal, Y., Sinha, R. K. and Raut, S. S. (2020) Effect of age on heart rate variability analysis in breast cancer patients: heart rate variability in breast cancer, In Sriraam, N. (Ed.), Biomedical and Clinical Engineering for Healthcare Advancement, pp. 141-167, IGI Global. (ISBN: 978-1-7998-0326-3).
  4. Kumar, S., and Sinha, R. K. (2017) Automated Detection of Chronic Alcoholism Using Hilbert Huang Transformation. In Applications of Biotechnology for Sustainable Development (pp. 89-95). Springer, Singapore. (ISBN: 978-981-10-5537-9).
  5. Kumar, S., Ghosh, S., Tetarway, S., Sawai, S., Soma Sunder, P. and Sinha, R.K. (2015) Non linear autoregressive model for detecting chronic alcoholism, In:  Jain, L. C., Behera, H. S., Mandal, J. K., Mohapatra, D. P. (eds.), Computational Intelligence in Data Mining - Volume 2, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies 32, 393-402.
  Member, Editorial Board
 
  1. Editorial Board Member ‘Austin Journal of Biotechnology & Bioengineering’ Austin Publishing group, USA.
  2. Editorial Board Member ‘World Journal of Methodology’, Baishideng Publishing group, China.
  3. Editorial Board Member ‘Biomedical Research’ Scientific Publishers of India, India.