Ramunaidu Randhi
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics
Research Interest:
 Sparse Representation Theory (Compressed
Sensing)
 Deep Learning and Modelbased AI
 Machine Learning
 Finite Frame Theory
Connect
+91 08912856043
 ramu.math@iipe.ac.in
Teaching Interests
 BS10001 Engineering MathematicsI
 BS10007 Engineering MathematicsII
 BS20001 Transform Calculus, Probability & Statistics
 PE20006 Advanced
Statistical Techniques
Education
 Ph.D: Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Hyderabad (Jan 2011 – Aug 2015)

M.Sc: University of Hyderabad,
Hyderabad (Aug 2006 – May 2008)
Professional Experience
 Assistant Professor: Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy, Vizag (July 2018 – till date)
 Postdoctoral Fellow: Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel (Aug 2017 – Dec 2017)

Postdoctoral Fellow: Indian
Institute of Science, Bangalore (Feb 2018 – June 2018 & Oct 2015 to Aug
2017)
Journal Publications
 R. Ramu Naidu, P. V. Jamapana and C. S. Sastry, “Deterministic Compressed Sensing Matrices: Construction via Euler squares and applications,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 14, pp. 3566  3575, 2016. (IF: 5.23)
 R. Ramu Naidu and Chandra R. Murthy, ``Construction of binary sensing matrices using extremal set theory,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 24, no.2, pp. 211215, 2017. (IF: 3.26)
 R. Ramu Naidu and Chandra R. Murthy, `` Construction of unimodular tight frames using majorizationminimization for compressed sensing,” Elsevier Signal Processing, vol. 172, pp. 107516, 2020. (IF: 4.38)
 M. Srinivas, R. Ramu Naidu, C. S. Sastry, and C. Krishna Mohan, “Contentbased medical image retrieval using dictionary learning,” Neurocomputing Elsevier Journal, vol. 168, pp. 880  895, 2015. (IF: 4.07)

Pradip Sasmal, R. Ramu Naidu and C. S.Sastry and P. V. Jamapana,
“Composition of binary compressed sensing matrices,” IEEE Signal
Processing Letters, vol. 23, no. 8, pp. 10961100, 2016. (IF: 3.26)

R. Ramu
Naidu, M. Srinivas, and C. S. Sastry,
``Complaint ternary matrices based on Restricted isometry property:
Construction and application to image retrieval,” J. of Combinatorics,
Information & System Sciences, vol. 44, pp. 289298, 2019
 B. S. Shaik, Pradyumna Pradhan, R. Ramu Naidu, Miguel R. D. Rodrigues, and Yonina C. Eldar, ''Optimization guarantees of unfolded ISTA and ADMM networks with smooth soft thresholding, " 1st revision submitted, 2023.
 Pradyumna Pradhan, Shubham Kumar Jain, Pradip Sasmal, R. Ramu Naidu, ``Construction of incoherent unimodular tight frames with orthogonal blocks via block preserving operations," Under review, 2024.
 Pagoti Reshma, Srinivas Tenneti, Pradyumna Pradhan, R. Ramu Naidu, ``Unrolled neural network architectures for GOMP and CoSaMP algorithms," Under preparation.
Conference Publications
 Pradyumna Pradhan, B. S. Shaik, R. Ramu Naidu, and Yonina C. Eldar, ``Recursive tailFISTA for sparse signal recovery," Accepted in ICASSP, 2024.
 Akash Sen, Pradyumna Pradhan, R. Ramu Naidu, and C. S. Sastry, ``Unrolled Proximal gradient descent method for nonnagative least squares," Accepted in ICASSP, 2024.
 R. Ramu Naidu, P. V. Jamapana and C. S. Sastry, “ Multivariable polynomials for the construction of binary sensing matrices,” In Proc. of CMCGS 2014(Springer), Singapore, February 2014
 R. Ramu Naidu, “Construction of sparse binary sensing matrices using Set Systems,” In Proc. of ICRTMAA 2014 (Springer)
 M. Srinivas and R. Ramu Naidu, “Sparse approximation of overdetermined system for image retrieval application,” In Proc. of ICRTMAA 2014 (Springer)
Research Projects
Ongoing:
1. Title of the project: Modelsbased Artificial Intelligence Methods for Sparse Signal Recovery: Theory and Applications in Imaging.
Sponsoring agency: NBHM, DAE.
Project duration: 3 Years (May 2023 to May 2026)
Cost of the Project: 16,46,900/
2. Title of the project: The Role of Unimodular Tight Frames for Sparse Quadratic and Linear Inverse Problems.
Sponsoring agency: IRG, IIPE Visakhapatnam.
Project duration: 3 Years (April 2022April 2025)
Cost of the Project: 5,75,000/
Awards & Honors
 Dr. K.V. Rao Scientific Society Young Scientist Award in Mathematics in 2013
 Selected for TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology, Israel, Postdoctoral fellowship in 2017
 Selected for NBHM Postdoctoral fellowship in 2015
 Qualified CSIRUGC JRF in Mathematics in 2009
 Qualified Graduate’s Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) in Mathematics in 2008 and 2009
 Selected for NBHM support towards participating in ICIAM 2015, Beijing, China
Administrative Responsibilities:
 Academic Senate Member (March 2021 to Till date)
 PICExamination Cell (Jan 2021 to March 2022)
 Warden (Jan 2019 to Dec 2019)
 PICSports and Games Committee (July 2019 to Till date)
 PICPhotography Club (Oct 2022 to Till date)
 Equal Opportunity Cell Member (July 2022 to Till date)
Phd Students:
 Pradyumna Pradhan
 Pagoti Reshma
 Sk Md Atique Anwar
 Mahendra Kumar
 Srinivas Tenneti