Ramesh Kini M.



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Saturday, June 23, 1990

Professional Experience: 

  • Oct. 1985 – Oct. 1986: Management Trainee at Orson Electronics Limited, Bombay.
  • Oct. 1986 – Mar. 1986: Engineer Q.C. at Orson Electronics Limited, Bombay.
  • Mar. 1989 – Jun. 1989: Engineer R & D at Orson Electronics Limited, Bombay.
  • Aug. 1989 – Jun. 1990: Assistant Lecturer at KREC Surathkal.
  • Jun. 1990 – Mar. 1997: Lecturer at KREC Surathkal.
  • Mar. 1997 – Jul. 1997: Senior Scale Lecturer at NITK, Surathkal.
  • Jul. 1997 – Dec. 2005: Assistant Professor at NITK, Surathkal.
  • Jan. 2006 – Till date: Associate Professor   at NITK, Surathkal.
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Academic Background

BE from Mysore University, 1979-1984, M.Tech. from Mangalore University, 1995-1997, Ph.D. from NITK, Surathkal.

Areas of Interest

Digital VLSI design, Dynamically reconfigurable processor for multimedia applications, Multicore OpenRISC processor.

Significant Projects
  • Co-coordinator of Intel Embedded Initiative at NITK, Surathkal.
  • Chief Investigator : SMDP C2SD at NITK, Surathkal.
Significant Publications

List of Conference papers:

  1. Ramesh Kini M., Sumam David S, Comprehensive Address Generator for Digital Signal Processing, Fourth International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2009), SriLanka, Pages: 325 – 330, 28-31 December 2009. DOI: 10.1109/ICIINFS.2009.5429841
  2. Ramesh Kini M, Sumam David S, Address Generation For DSP Kernels, International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP 2011), NIT Calicut , 10-12 February 2011. DOI: 10.1109/ICCSP.2011.5739281
  3. Adarsh Hasandka, Anirban Ghosh, Pavan K Shetty, Dr Ramesh Kini., Low cost dynamometer - A grip measurement and logging solution, 2013 Texas Instruments India Educators' Conference, Pg 384-389. DOI:10.1109/TIIEC.2013.75
  4. Agrawal, N., Agrawal, S., Kumar, A., Kini, M.R., Optimized low power low cost pulse oximeter for remote patient monitoring, Proceedings - 2013 Texas Instruments India Educators' Conference, TIIEC 2013, 6757118, pp. 69-76, DOI:10.1109/TIIEC.2013.20
  5. C. S. Balure, Ramesh Kini M, A Survey - Super Resolution Techniques for Multiple, Single, and Stereo Images, International Symposium on Electronic System Design (ISED 2014)pg:215-216, DOI:10.1109/ISED.2014.53
  6. Gourav Agarwal, Ramesh Kini M., Enhancement of Wishbone Protocol with Broadcasting and Multicasting,IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies (CONECCT), 2015,Bangalore, India, pp: 1-5, DOI: 10.1109/CONECCT.2015.7383856
  7. C. S. Balure, Ramesh Kini M. (2016). Depth Image Super Resolution: A Review and Wavelet Perspective, Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Processing (CVIP2016),pp 543-555
  8. C. S. Balure, Ramesh Kini M., Arnav Bhavsar, Single Depth Image Super-Resolution via High-Frequency Subbands Enhancement and Bilateral Filtering, Eleventh International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS-2016)
  9. C. S. Balure, Ramesh Kini M., Arnav Bhavsar, Depth Image Superresolution with Local Medians and Bilateral Filtering,Eleventh International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS-2016)
  10. Deepu S. P., Sumam David, Ramesh Kini M., Estimation of Attack Time Constant for Dynamic Range Compressors in Hearing Aids, IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP 2016), Beijing, October 2016, DOI:  10.1109/ICDSP.2016.7868507
  11. C. S. Balure, Arnav Bhavsar, Ramesh Kini M,Local segment-based dense depth reconstruction from very sparsely sampled data, Twenty third National Conference on Communications, (NCC 2017) DOI: 10.1109/NCC.2017.8077134
  12. C. S. Balure, Ramesh Kini M., Arnav Bhavsar,  GMM Based Single Depth Image Super-Resolution, National Conference on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and Graphics (NCVPRIPG 2017)

Journal Paper:

  1. Chandra Shaker Balure and Ramesh Kini M; Guidance-based improved depth upsampling with better initial estimate, International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics, Volume 11, Issue 1, Pages 109 - 125202, DOI 10.1504/IJCVR.2021.111878.
  2. Deepu, S.P.; Kini Ramesh M. ; David, Sumam S., Accurate estimation of decay coefficients for dynamics range compressors in hearing aids and a hardware level comparision of diffent architectures, MICROPROCESSORS AND MICROSYSTEM, Volume 74  Article Number 102967, 102967, DOI 10.1016/j.micpro.2019.102967, Published APR 2020.
  3. Ramesh Kini M, Sumam David S, Implementation of Comprehensive Address Generator for DSP, International Journal of Electronics, Taylor & Francis, pp. 1-18, 2012.
  4. Chandra Shaker Balure; Arnav Bhavsar; Ramesh Kini; Guided depth image reconstruction from very sparse measurements, J. of Electronic Imaging, 27(5), 053016 (2018).  https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JEI.27.5.053016 
  • Technical Co-operation Training Program Award of British Govt. for six months of Visiting Research Fellowship, LUM, Leeds UK, 1997.

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Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal
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Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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