Dr. Amit P. Ganatra

Provost (Vice Chancellor) Parul University, Vadodara


  • B. Tech. From Dharmsinh Desai Institute of Technology (DDIT - Nadiad) Gujarat University-Ahmedabad
  • M.Tech From Dharmsinh Desai Institute of Technology (DDIT - Nadiad) Gujarat University-Ahmedabad
  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering (Thesis Title:Information Fusion in Data Warehousing & Data Mining), Kadi Sarva Vishwa Vidyalaya (KSV)- A State Private University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Dr. Amit Ganatra has been serving as the Provost of Parul University, Vadodara since August, 2022. Prior to that, he has served as the Dean, Faculty of Technology-CHARUSAT, Gujarat, he has held various academic positions, working as a Professor in Computer Engineering Department, Head, Computer Engineering Department at CSPIT, CHARUSAT, Principal of Devang Patel Institute of Advanced Technology & Research. He has been a member of Board of Studies (BOS), Faculty Board, Academic Council, Research Council and Governing Body for CHARUSAT and member of BOS for CHARUSAT, Gujarat Technological University (GTU), KSV, RRU, NIELIT, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Open University (BAOU), C.U. Shah University, BVM Autonomous Engineering College, Uka Tarsadia University among others. He was the founder head of CE and IT departments of CITC (now CSPIT).

His areas of interest include Database Technologies, Data Warehousing and Data Mining, Data Analytics, Data Science and Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, Soft Computing, Object Oriented Concepts, Cloud Computing, System Software, IoT and Software Engineering. He is an active member of IEEE (Sr. Member), ACM and CSI Professional Society Chapters. He has 24+ years of teaching experience at UG level and concurrently 20+ years of teaching and research experience at the PG level. He is having good interests in teaching, research and administration. In addition, he has been involved in various research and consultancy projects for various funding agencies and industries.

He is having good research record, published, and contributed over 164 papers (as an Author and a Co-author) which were/are published in referred journals and presented in various national and international conferences. He has supervised (guided) more than 150+ Industry Projects at graduate level and 100+Dissertations at Post Graduate level. 15 Ph. D Scholars have completed their Ph. D under his supervision and currently he is supervising (guiding) 08 Research Scholars at Ph.D. level.

He has visited so many foreign countries like Malaysia, Ghana-Africa, Thailand, UAE, Kuwait, Singapore, Hong-Kong, Maldives for participate and attend the various international conferences as well as present the research paper. Dr. Amit Ganatra has completed research projects in collaboration with well-known industries and Government Bodies like an IoT Based Novel Approach to Test Quality of Water for Drinking and Irrigation. Grant-in-aid sanctioned by AICTE of INR 796000/- during May, 2019 to July, 2022. The Multi-Centric NTF project entitled “ An implementation research study on developing a high quality patient centric integrated model for emergency care systems in selected districts of India” sanctioned by ICMR on December 19, 2023 for 03 years. Sanction number is No.5/4-5/1/3/Eol- EmergencyCareSystem-Vadodara/2023-NCD-1. The sanctioning amount for this project is Rs.2, 04, 64,207/- (Rupees Two Crore Four Lakh Sixty Four Thousand Two Hundred and Seven only).

Dr. Amit Ganatra has filled and published three patents and the details of these patents are:

  • Patent has been filed for “Frame-Bust Problem & Bust-Protective Algorithm” with The Patent Authority of India. (Ref. Number: 2248/RQ-MUM/2009, Application no.: 2057/MUM/2009).
  • Patent has been published for “ The System and Apparatus for Cardiosys for Revolutionizing IOMT” Application Number: 202321062410
  • Patent has been filed for “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Based Method for Recognizing Abnormal Activity in Vehicle” with The Intellectual Property India in 16th February, 2022. (Ref. Number: 202221008270, Application no.: TEMP/E-1/9347/2022- MUM).
Dr. Amit Ganatra awarded with "ACHIEVERS AWARD" for his great contribution in the field of Academics and Educational Management from Vice-Chancellor of Dharmsinh Desai University on 12 January, 2020.

Overall Research Data

Dr. Amit P Ganatra
Overall Research Data
Citations H- index i-10 index Number of Publications
Web of Science 223 06 - 73
Google Scholars 2402 22 40 164
SCOPUS 301 08 - 77
Sci - - - 22
Research Gate 1855 20 - 166
Total 4781 56 40 166

Publications Details

Dr. Amit P Ganatra, Paper publication details after joining the Parul University
Sr. No. Authors Title Year Source title Volume Issue Art. No. Page start Page end Scopus WoS Google Scholar DOI
1 Malaviya, N., Rahevar, M., Virani, A., Ganatra, A., Bhuva, K. LViT: Vision Transformer for Lung cancer Detection 2023 2023 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Smart Communication, AISC 2023 - - - 93 98 Y N Y 10.1109/AISC56616.2023.10085230
2 Rahevar, M., Ganatra, A., Saba, T., Rehman, A., Bahaj, S.A. Spatial-Temporal Dynamic Graph Attention Network for Skeleton-Based Action Recognition 2023 IEEE Access 11 - - 21546 21553 Y Y Y 10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3247820
3 Goel, P., Ganatra, A. Handwritten Gujarati Numerals Classification Based on Deep Convolution Neural Networks Using Transfer Learning Scenarios 2023 IEEE Access 11 - - 20202 20215 Y Y Y 10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3249787
4 Bhatt, A., Ganatra, A. Weapon operating pose detection and suspicious human activity classification using skeleton graphs 2023 Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 20 2 - 2669 2690 Y Y Y 10.3934/mbe.2023125
5 Nirav Shah, M., Ganatra, A. A systematic literature review and existing challenges toward fake news detection models 2022 Social Network Analysis and Mining 12 1 168 - - Y Y Y 10.1007/s13278-022-00995-5
6 K Makwana, AP Ganatra Textual Data Analysis of Mann Ki Baat’Show 2022 Indian Journal of Science and Technology 15 37 - 1859 1867 N N Y 10.1109/ICECA55336.2022.10009387
7 Vibha Patel, Dharmendra Bhatti, Amit Ganatra, Jaishree Tailor An automated approach for electroencephalographybased seizure detection using machine learning algorithms 2022 Int. J. Intelligent Engineering Informatics 10 - 4 332 358 - - - -
8 Bhansali, A., Ganatra, A., Manek, P., Raval, C., Sonawane, V. A Systematic Review on Melanoma Skin Cancer Cell Detection 2022 International Conference on Edge Computing and Applications, ICECAA 2022 - Proceedings - - - 1655 1663 Y - - 10.1109/ICECAA55415.2022.9936198
9 Parth Goel; Amit Ganatra Unsupervised Domain Adaptation for Image Classification and Object Detection using Guided Transfer Learning Approach and JS Divergence 2023 Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220) an Open Access Journal by MDPI - - - - - - - - -
10 Amit Ganatra, Apurva Pandya Is ChatGPT ready to change mental healthcare? Challenges and considerations: a reality-check, Frontiers in Human Dynamics, Volume 5 – 2023 2024 Sec. Digital Impacts - - - - - - - - https://doi.org/10.3389/fhumd.2023.1289255
11 Dweepna Garg, Nilesh Dubey, Parth Goel, Dipak Ramoliya, Amit Ganatra and Ketan Kotecha Improvisation in Spinal Surgery Using AR (Augmented Reality),MR (Mixed Reality), and VR (Virtual Reality) 2024 Engineering Proceedings, MDPI - - - - - - - - https://doi.org/10.3390/engproc2023059186