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Teaching & Research: 9 Years

Dr. Surbhi Mathur

Designation : Sr. Assistant Professor Qualification : M.Sc., Ph.D. Experience : Teaching & Research: 9 Years

Specialization

Forensic Physical Sciences

Research Area

Audio/Video/Multimedia Analysis, CCTV Forensics & Questioned Documents

Publications

  1. “Examination and opinion on electrostatically reproduced signatures” The Indian Journal of Criminology and Criminalistics, Vol.XXXI, No. 2, July/Dec, 2010.
  2. “Voiceprint evidence in Forensic Investigation: A case study” Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary, ISSN: 2320-5083, Volume 1, Issue 3, April, 2013.
  3. “Examination of handwritten documents of unfamiliar scripts: A Forensic viewpoint on various Indian languages” IMPACT: International Journal of Research in Applied, Natural and Social sciences (IMPACT:IJRANSS), ISSN(E): 2321-8851; ISSN(P): 2347-4580,  Vol. 2, Issue 4, April 2014, 137-144.
  4. “Speaker Recognition System and its Forensic implications: A review” International Journal of Latest Technology in Engineering, Management and Applied Science (IJLTEMAS), ISSN 2278 – 2540, Volume III, Issue IV, April 2014  
  5. “Examination of block capital writings with the view to fix authorship and expert opinion thereon” Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary; ISSN: 2320-5083, Volume 2, Issue 5, June 2014
  6. “Voiceprint Evidence: Identifying anonymous callers” Kavach, The magazine of Raksha Shakti University; Third Issue; 2014
  7. “Teleforensic Technology: Investigating crime scene from a distance” Kavach, The magazine of Raksha Shakti University; Fourth Issue; 2015
  8. “Biometric Recognition System: an integrated approach to dynamics of identification” The Indian Police Journal, Vol. LXII, No. 2, pg: 199-225, ISSN: 0537-2429, April-June 2015.
  9. “Study of Variations in Mean Fundamental Frequency and Mean Energy of the Voice Recording of a Speaker with Respect to the Distance” International Journal of Latest Technology in Engineering, Management and Applied Science (IJLTEMAS), ISSN 2278 – 2540, Volume IV, Issue X, October 2015.
  10. “Determination of handedness of the writer on the basis of their handwriting”; International Research Journal on Police Science, ISSN: 2454–597X, Volume 01, Issue 01, pg: 35-42, July 2015.
  11. “Effect of Disguise on Fundamental Frequency of Voice”; Journal of Forensic Research, Volume 7, Issue 3, ISSN:2157-7145, June 2016, DOI-10.4172/2157-7145.1000327
  12. “Acoustic Analysis for Comparison and Identification of Normal and Disguised speech of Individuals”; Journal of Forensic Science and Criminology; Volume 4; Issue 4; ISSN: 2348-9804, August 2016.
  13. “Degree of variations in methods of handwriting disguise under different circumstances” International Research Journal on Police Science, ISSN: 2454–597X, Volume 01, Issue 1 & 2, pg: 17-22, Dec, 2016.
  14. “Determining Sequence of Strokes of Green Pen Ink and Blue Seal” Journal of Forensic Sciences & Criminal Investigation, Vol. 3, Issue 5, July 2017.
  15. “The Effectiveness of Hand Held Digital Microscope and Stereo Microscope in Determining Sequence of Strokes of Green Pen Ink and Blue Seal- A Comparative Study” International Journal of Research, Vol.5, Issue 1, Jan 2018, ISSN- p-ISSN: 2348-795X.
  16. “Determining the sequence of strokes of blue pen ink and blue seal” The Indian Journal of Criminology and Criminalistics, Vol. XXXV, Issue No. 1, Jan-Jun 2016, ISSN 09704345.
  17. “Discrimination of Tremors in Illiterate and Fraud Handwritings” Journal of Forensic Sciences & Criminal Investigation, Vol. 7, Issue 1, Jan 2018, DOI: 10.19080/JFSCI.2018.07.555705.
  18. Significance of Forensic Stylistics in Fixing Authorship of Handwriting” Journal of Forensic Sciences & Criminal Investigation, Vol. 7, Issue 4, Feb 2018, DOI: 10.19080/JFSCI.2018.07.555718
  19. “Think before you speak: forensic evaluation of hate speeches” International Journal of Scientific Research and Reviews, Vo. 7, Issue 2, April-June 2018.
  20. “Decipherment of partially charred documents using various instrumental techniques and light sources” The Indian Journal of Criminology and Criminalistics, Vol. XXXVI, Issue No. 1, Jan-Jun 2017, ISSN 09704345.
  21. “Differentiating Hand writing Tremor due to age and Forgery” J Punjab Acad Forensic Med Toxicol 2020;20 (1) ISSN : 0972-5687, Jan-Jun 2020.
  22. “Effect on Emotions on Speaker Profiling in cases of Hate Speeches” J Punjab Acad Forensic Med Toxicol 2020;20 (1) ISSN : 0972-5687, Jan-Jun 2020.
  23. “Determining the effect of emotions on handwriting from suicide notes” J Punjab Acad Forensic Med Toxicol 2020;20 (2) ISSN : 0972-5687, July-Dec 2020.

Research Guidance

Ph.D.- 02
M.Sc. students- 50

Awards / Honours / Achievements / Appreciation

  1. Honored with “Research Excellence Award” from Institute of Scholars, registered under Ministry of MSME, Government of India, in February 2021.
  2. Honored with “Young Researcher Award” by Dept. of Forensic Science & Criminal Investigation, Legal Desire Media and Insights during International Forensic Science & Criminal Investigation Summit & Awards on 29th May 2020.
  3. Received appreciation from Addl CP Crime, New Delhi, for assisting Delhi Police in analyzing CCTV footages and social media inputs while investigating Republic day riots probe, Jan-Feb, 2021
  4. Received Best paper and best poster awards for the research guided on “A comparative Study on Dialectal specific variations in Gujarati population”& “Statistical analysis of Intra-writer variations in Handwriting under different conditions” during All India Forensic Science Conference held on 10th to 12st February, 2018 at Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  5. Successfully organized 2 days “International conference on Forensic Science and Cyber Security” held on 5th-6th October, 2017 at Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  6. Got appreciation from Home Secretary (Home Dept.), Government of Gujarat for providing valuable inputs on technical details of CCTV installation in SASGUJ project, Gujarat in 2017.
  7. Received Recognition from Home Department, Government of Gujarat for examining and reporting live cases on forensic voice spectrographic analysis since November 2014.
  8. Junior Research Fellowship by UGC in the year 2010.
  9. Scholarship awarded by Hindi Sahitya Academy in 2002.

Membership

1. Life time member of Forensic Development Society
2. Life time member of Indian Society of Criminology.
3. Professional membership of Institute of Scholars, registered under the Ministry of MSME, Government of India.

Research Projects

National research project titled “Critical analysis of the effectiveness of CCTV in law enforcement (crime prevention, detection traffic management etc) in seven major cities viz, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Surat, Hyderabad and Bengaluru” by Bureau of Police Research and Development, Government of India, New Delhi (Undergoing)

Professional Collaborations

  1. Appointed as a nodal officer from NFSU, in establishing “Centre of CCTV Research” at RV College of Engineering, Bengaluru.
  2. Appointed as a nodal officer from NFSU, for starting training and educational programmes for India LEA officials and civilians in collaboration with Super Recognisers International, UK.

Invited Speaker/Panel Member

  1. Chaired a technical session during “International conference on Forensic Science and Cyber Security” on 6th October, 2017 at Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  2. Chaired technical session on Questioned Documents, Fingerprints & Impression evidences during “International conference on Police Science (ICPS)” on 7th September, 2019 at Raksha Shakti University, Lavad, Dehgam, Gujarat.
  3. Invited as a Speaker for the webinar on “Forensic Speaker Recognition” conducted by Centurion University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha in June, 2020.
  4. Invited as a panel member for recruitment for the post of Assistant Professor (Forensic Science) at Sardar Patel University of Police Security and Criminal Justice-Jodhpur, Rajasthan, October, 2020.
  5. Invited as a subject expert to design online quiz on “Multimedia Forensics” by SIFS India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
  6. Invited as a Speaker for the webinar on “Forensic Speaker Recognition: its implications & challenges” conducted by Government Institute of Forensic Science, Nagpur, Maharashtra in December, 2020.
  7. Invited as a Speaker for Virtual Workshop conducted by University of Calicut, Kerala and Kerala Police Academy on “Next Generation Forensics” from 11th January, 2021 to 15th January, 2021.
  8. Invited as a Keynote Speaker on the topic of “Emerging trends in Multimedia Forensics” for 1st International e-Conference on Emerging Trends in Forensic Science on 30th and 31st January 2021.
  9. Acted as a core committee and Jury member for 1st International e-Conference on Emerging Trends in Forensic Science on 30th and 31st January 2021.
  10. Invited as a Speaker during one week Faculty Development Program (FDP) on “Interdisciplinary Research on Forensic Science” organized by Department of Forensic Science, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Galgotia University, Greater Noida, UP, 15th Febuary, 2021 to 19th Febuary, 2021.
  11. Acted as a Core Committee for 2nd International e-Conference on DNA Forensics on 27th and 28th February, 2021.
  12. Acted as a Core Committee for 3rd International e-Conference on Document Examination on 27th and 28th March, 2021.
  13. Invited as a Speaker for Webinar conducted by Centre of CCTV Research, Bengaluru on “Forensic analysis of CCTV/Video Evidence on 22nd April, 2021.
  14. Invited as a Speaker for webinar conducted by Jharkhand Police University on “Insight, Opportunities and Challenges in Multimedia Forensics” on 19th June, 2021.
  15. Invited as a Speaker during five days certification course on “CCTV monitoring and surveillance” by Centre of CCTV Research, Bengaluru in collaboration with RVCE and NFSU from 30th August, 2021 to 3rd September, 2021.