Dr. Harjeet Singh
Assistant Professor


Expert Areas : Machine Learning, Statistical Methods, NLP, Image Classification

Dr.Harjeet Singh received PhD degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET), Patiala, (PB) India in 2019 and Master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Punjabi University Campus, Patiala, (PB) India in 2008. He has worked on a research project, entitled “Development of Online Handwritten Recognition System for Indian Languages (OHWR)”, funded by MOCIT, Government of India, New Delhi, as Project Associate, from January 2012 to May 2016.

Presently, he is working as Assistant Professor-Research in CURIN (Chitkara University Research Innovation Network) department, Chitkara University, Rajpura, (PB) India. His research interests include Handwriting Recognition, Natural Language Processing, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning and Statistical Methods.

  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Patents
  • Education
  • Service


  1. Sharma, R.K., Budhouliya, R., Singh, H., “Recognition of Online Handwritten Gurmukhi Strokes using Convolutional Neural Networks” In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence –ICAART 2020, Volume 2, 578-586, Valletta, Malta.
  2. Singh H., Sharma R.K., Kumar R., Verma K., Kumar R., Kumar M. “A Benchmark Dataset of Online Handwritten Gurmukhi Script Words and Numerals”, In International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Processing 2019 Sep 27, pp. 457-466, Springer, Singapore.
  3. Kumar, M., Sharma, R.K., Jindal, M.K., Jindal, S.R. and Singh, H., 2018, December. “Benchmark Datasets for Offline Handwritten Gurmukhi Script Recognition”, In Workshop on Document Analysis and Recognition, 2018,pp. 143-151, Springer, Singapore.
  4. Singh, H., Sharma, R.K. and Singh, V.P. “Efficient zone identification approach for the recognition of online handwritten Gurmukhi script”, Neural Comput&Applic. 31(8): 3957-3968, August 2019. (SCI, Impact factor: 4.213)
  5. Singh, H., Sharma, R.K. and Singh V.P., “Recognition of online unconstrained handwritten Gurmukhi characters based on Finite State Automata”, Sādhanā (Springer), 43(11): 192, November 2018. (SCI, Impact factor: 0.592)
  6. Dahake, D., Sharma, R.K, and Singh H. On segmentation of words from online handwritten Gurmukhi sentences. In Man and Machine Interfacing (MAMI), 2017 2nd International Conference on 2017 Dec 21, pp. 1-6, IEEE.
  7. Sharma, R.K., Sharma, P., Sharma, N., Singh, H., Verma, K., Kumar, R., Kumar, R., “Development of OHWR System for Gurmukhi”, Vishwa Bharat TDIL, 39 & 40,55-66, 2013.

Research Interest: Natural Language Processing, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Statistical Methods, and Deep Learning.

Technical Specialization (Programming languages/ toos):

C#, ASP.net, C++, C, Java (Netbeans/eclipse), Data structure, Linux, Python, Matlab, Support Vector Machine (SVM), R Studio.

Workshops/ Conferences/Project meetings Attended:

  • Attended Five days (26th-30th March, 2018) Faculty Development Program on Machine Learning & Applications at ABV-IIITM, Gwalior, MP.
  • Attended and presented a research paper, entitled “On segmentation of words from online handwritten Gurmukhi sentences” inIEEE 2nd International Conference on Man and Machine Interfacing (MAMI), 2017 at ODISA, India.
  • Attended Ten days Summer School on Representation in Artificial Intelligence, at IIT Mandi (HP), July 19-28, 2017.
  • Attended a project meeting regarding Project Extension and Integration of Updated OHWR recognition engine for Gurmukhi at Govt. Ministry of Communication Information and Technology, MOCIT/ Diety, New Delhi.
  • Attended a project meeting regarding presentation of OHWR recognition engine for Gurmukhi at IISc,Banglore.
  • Attended a project meeting regarding Integration our OHWR recognition engine with C-DAC’s application at C-DAC, Pune three times.
  • Attended a project meeting regarding tool/techniques and methodologies used in OHWR at IIT, Guawhati.
  • Attended a workshop on Natural Language Processing at Thapar University, on dated 06.12.2013
  • Attended five days’ workshop on Multilingual Technologies, organized by department of computer science, Punjabi University, Patiala from November 11-17,2013
  • Attended a workshop on “Indradhanush WordNet Development- An integrated wordnet for Bengali, Gujrati, Kashmiri, Konkani, Oriya, Punjabi and Urdu” 24,25 March 2012.
  • Worked as Deputy Superintendent for External Exams in S.U.S.C.E.T, Tangori Mohali.
  • Major Project (Smart Resume Builder) Selected for the Gold Medal in a conference at Jaipur.
  • Attended 100 contact hours Soft Skill workshop conducted under the Infosys campus connect program at Punjabi University Campus, Patiala.
  • Placement Representative of M.Tech.-(CSE) 2008.
  • Participated in Workshop on Linux Administration from 07-sep-09 to 09-sep-2009.
  • Participated in Workshop on NLP from 21-Dec to 23-Dec-2009 in Chitkara College of Engineering & Technology, Rajpura.
  • Attended One Week FDP (Faculty Development Program) at SUSCET, Tangori, Mohali.


  1. Singh, H., Sharma, R.K., Kumar, (2019) A Handwritten Text Recognition System and Method, patent application number 201911022745, filing date 07-06-2019.

PhD-CSE (2019) from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, India

M. Tech-CSE (2008) from Punjabi University Campus, Patiala, India

More than 11 years of experience in Teaching and Research

S.No Name of the Organization Designation Period/YR
1 Chitkara University, Rajpura (Punjab), India Assistant Professor 01-August-2018 to till date
1 Thapar University, Patiala  (Punjab), India Teaching Assistantship 17-July-2016 to 30-June-2018
2 Thapar University, Patiala  (Punjab), India Project Associate (Research) 16-Jan-2012 to 31-May-2016
3 Swift Group of Colleges, Rajpura, India Assistant Professor 05-August-2011 to 15-Jan-2012
4 Shaheed Udham Singh College of Engineering & Technology, Mohali Assistant Professor 08-June-2009 to 30-June-2011
5 University College of Engineering, Punjabi University, Patiala Guest Lecturer 17-August-2008 to 30-April-2009