Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D. from Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University

Research Interests

  • Biometrics
  • Digital Watermarking
  • Financial Inclusion

Courses Taught

Ph.D. M.Tech. PGDBT
  • Digital Image Processing and Computer Vision
  • Cryptography
  • E-Commerce and Payment Systems
  • System Security
  • Biometrics
  • Advanced Operating System
  • E-Commerce and Payment Systems

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, IDRBT since 2013
  • Assistant Professor, IDRBT from 2003 to 2013
  • Associate Professor, Sree Vidyanikethan Engg. College, AP from 1998 to 2000
  • Lecturer, G. Pulla Reddy Engg. College, from 1995 to 1998

Executive Education Offered in the Areas of

  • Financial Inclusion
  • Authentication Techniques
  • Open Source Technologies

Research Grants Received

  • “Biometric Template protection”, funded by NPCI, 2016, Role: Chief Investigator
  • “Protocols and Security Framework for Mobile Payment System “, funded by Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India, 2005, Role: Principal Investigator.

Ph.D. Guidance

  • Morampudi Mahesh Kumar, “Cancellable Biometrics”, NIT Warangal, with Dr. U. S. N. Raju (In progress)
  • Ravi Uyyala, “Reversible Data Hiding”, University of Hyderabad, with Dr. Rajarshi Pal, IDRBT (In progress)
  • Y.L. Malathi Latha, “Studies of Palmprint Identification Approaches”, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (In progress)
  • M. Sandhya, “Fingerprint Template Security Strategies”, University of Hyderabad (Awarded)
  • K. Ilaiah, “Efficient Indexing Techniques for Biometric Systems” University of Hyderabad, with Prof. B. Chakravarthy, UOH (Awarded)
  • K. Hemanth Kumar, “A Systemic Approach to Palmprint Identification”, University of Hyderabad, with Prof. Arun Agrawal, UOH (Awarded)
  • C. Rama Seshagiri Rao, “ Color Image Watermarking based on Curvelets and Ridgelets”, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (Awarded)
  • P. Ramana Reddy,” Performance Evaluation of Certain Imperceptible Image Watermarking Techniques for Color Images in Wavelet Domain”, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad with Prof. D. Sreenivasa Rao, JNTUH (Awarded)

Achievements

  • IBA-IDRBT Open Standards on Smart Card based Solution to Financial Inclusion.

Memberships

  • Standard Bodies: IEEE, ACM
  • Recent Programme Committees: ICACCI 16, SITIS 15, ICACNI 15.

Select Publications

  • Journals
    • Ilaiah Kavati, Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, Chakravarthy Bhagvati, “A clustering-based indexing approach for biometric databases using decision-level fusion”, International Journal of Biometrics ( In press)
    • Ilaiah Kavati, Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, Chakravarthy Bhagvati, “A Score-Based Indexing and Retrieval Technique for Biometric Databases”, International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence Vol. 31, No. 6, 2017
    • Mulagala Sandhya, Munaga V N K Prasad, Raghavendra Rao Chillarige, "Generating cancellable fingerprint templates based on Delaunay triangle feature set construction", IET Biometrics, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp. 131-139, 2016
    • Mulagala Sandhya, Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, "Cancelable fingerprint cryptosystem using multiple spiral curves and fuzzy commitment scheme", International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (IJPRAI), 2016
    • Mulagala Sandhya, Munaga V.N.K Prasad, “Securing fingerprint templates using fused structures”, IET Biometrics, 2016
    • Mulagala Sandhya, Munaga V.N.K Prasad, "A Hybrid Approach For Generating Secure Fingerprint Templates using Delaunay Neighbor Structures", International Journal of Trust Management in Computing and Communications (IJTMCC) (In Press).
    • Mulagala Sandhya, Munaga V.N.K Prasad, “Multi-algorithmic cancelable fingerprint template generation based on weighted-sum rule and T-operators”, Pattern Analysis and Applications, 2016
    • Ashima Jain, Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, “A novel fingerprint indexing scheme using dynamic clustering”, Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2016, pp. 159 – 171
    • Munaga V. N. K. Prasad and Jaipal Reddy Anugu, “Multi-algorithmic Fingerprint model for cancelable template generation”, International Journal of Trust Management in Computing and Communications, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2016
    • Y. L. Malathi latha, Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, and Banoth Sammulal, “Local Feature Integration Method Using Phase Congruency for Palm Print Authentication,” International Journal of Image and Graphics Vol. 15, No. 03, pp.1-17, 2015
    • Y. L. Malathi latha and Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, “Intra-model palmprint recognition using texture features”, International Journal of Intelligent Systems Design and Computing (IJISDC), Vol. 1, No. 1/2, 2017, pp. 160 - 185
    • Hemantha Kumar Kalluri, Munaga V.N.K. Prasad and Arun Agarwal, “Palmprint identification and verification based on wide principal lines through dynamic ROI”, International Journal of Biometrics, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2015, pp. 1 – 30
    • Munaga V. V N K Prasad, C Santosh Kumar, “Fingerprint template protection using multiline neighboring relation”, Expert Systems with Applications 41, 2014, pp. 6114–6122
    • Munaga V N K Prasad, P Swathi, C R Rao and B. L. Deekshatulu, “Minimum spanning tree (MST) based techniques for generation of cancelable fingerprint templates" International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence. Vol. 28, No. 6, 2014
    • Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, Ilaiah Kavati, “A Secure Palmprint Authentication System using Chaotic Mixing and Watermarking”, International Journal of Biometrics, Vol. 6, NO. 4, 2014, pp. 321 – 334
    • Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, Ilaiah Kavati, “Hand Vein Authentication Using Connected Minutiae Neighbors”, International Journal of Trust Management in Computing and Communications. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2014, pp. 296 – 308.
  • Conferences
    • Ashima Jain, Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, "Clustering Based Fingerprint Indexing Using Triangle Spiral", 11th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS), 2015, pp. 81-88
    • Mulagala Sandhya, Munaga V.N.K.Prasad, "k-Nearest Neighborhood Structure (k-NNS) based Alignment Free Method for Fingerprint Template Protection", 8th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB), pp. 386-393, 2015
    • Mulagala Sandhya, Munaga V.N.K Prasad, "A Bio-cryptosystem for Fingerprints using Delaunay Neighbor Structures (DNS) and Fuzzy Commitment Scheme", International Symposium on Signal Processing and Intelligent Recognition Systems (SIRS), AISC, Vol.425, pp. 145-157, 2016
    • Mulagala Sandhya, Munaga V.N.K Prasad, "Cancelable fingerprint cryptosystem based on convolution coding", International Symposium on Signal Processing and Intelligent Recognition Systems (SIRS), AISC, Vol.425, pp. 159-171, 2016
    • Ravi Uyyala, Munaga V.N.K Prasad, Rajarshi Pal, "Selected Context Dependent Prediction for Reversible Watermarking with Optimal Embedding", International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Processing (CVIP), 2016 (Accepted)
    • Ravi Uyyala, Rajarshi Pal, Munaga V. N. K Prasad,"Gradient Dependent Reversible Watermarking with Low Embedding Impact ", International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks (SPIN), 2016 (Accepted)
    • Y. L. Malathi Latha, Munaga V N K Prasad, "GLCM based Texture Features for Palmprint Identification", International Conference on "Computational Intelligence in Data Mining (ICCIDM-2014)", Vol. 1, pp. 155-163, 2014
    • Y.L. Malathi Latha, Kumar, K., Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, "Palmprint Identification using Hashing of 2D-Log Gabor Filter, Phase Congurency and Harlick Features," International Conference on Computing for Sustainable Global Development, pp. 1995-2001, 2015
    • Ilaiah Kavati, Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, Chakravarthy Bhagvati, "Palmprint Retrieval based on Match Score and Decision Level Fusion", 4th International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2015), pp. 1591 – 1595
    • L. Siva Reddy and Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, "Multi-Secret Sharing Threshold Access Structure", 4th International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2015), pp. 1585 – 1590
    • Lingaraj Meher and Munaga V N K Prasad, "Improving the Visual Quality of (2; n) Random Grid Based Visual Secret Sharing Schemes", International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics, 2015, Vol. 2 pp. 271 – 280
    • Munaga V N K Prasad, Jaipal Reddy Anugu and C. R. Rao, "Fingerprint Template Protection using Multiple Spiral Curves", International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics, 2015, Vol. 1, pp. 593 – 602
    • L. Siva Reddy and Munaga V.N.K. Prasad, "Extended Visual Cryptography Scheme for Multi-Secret Sharing", International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics, 2015, Vol. 2, pp. 249 – 254
    • Rama Seshagiri Rao Channapragada, Munaga V. N. K. Prasad, "Digital Watermarking using Fractal Coding", International Symposium on Signal Processing and Intelligent Recognition Systems(SIRS), AISC, 2016, pp. 109-118.
  • Books
    • Rama Seshagiri Rao Channapragada, Munaga. V. N. K. Prasad, "Digital Watermarking Techniques in Curvelet and Ridgelet Domain", Springer, 2016.
  • Book Chapters
    • Mulagala Sandhya, Munaga V.N.K Prasad, "Biometric Template Protection: A Systematic Literature Review of Approaches, Modalities", Biometric Security and Privacy – Opportunities & Challenges in The Big Data Era, Editors: Somaya Al-Maadeed, Richard Jiang, Danny Crookes, Azeddine Beghdadi, Ahmed Bouridane, Springer, 2016 (Accepted)
    • Y. L. Malathi Latha and Munaga V.N.K Prasad, "A Survey on Palmprint Based Biometric Recognition System", in Innovative Research in Attention Modeling and Computer Vision Applications, IGI Global, 2015
    • Ilaiah Kavati and Munaga .V. N. K. Prasad "Biometric Authentication Based On Hand Vein Pattern" in Research Developments in Biometrics and Video Processing Techniques, Eds. R. Srivastava, S.K. Singh and KK Shukla, IGI Global, USA, 2014.
  • Staff Papers
    • M V N K Prasad and S Ananth,"Payments by Migrant Workers – A Survey", Payment Systems, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 67 – 108, 2016
    • S Ananth and M V N K Prasad, "Reality Check: Usage of Mobile and Mobile Banking in District, Mandal Headquarters and Rural Areas", Mobile Banking, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 59 – 112, 2015.
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