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Professor GadadharMisra, Department of MathematicsIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Gadadhar Misra after receiving his MSc from the Sambalpur University in the year 1979 completed his PhD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook under the supervision of Professor R. G. Douglas in the year 1982. He was a Visiting Asst Professor at University of Georgia (Athens, 1982 - 84) and the University of California (Irvine, 1984 - 85). He joined the Indian Statistical Institute in the year 1985. He then moved to the Indian Institute of Science in 2007.

GadadharMisra was elected a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences in 1999, Indian National Science Academy in 2009 and National Science Academy, India in 2013. He was selected for the J C Bose Fellowship in the year 2008. He was awarded the S. S. Bhatnagar Prize (CSIR) in 2001 and Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence of the Odisha Bigyan Academy in 2013.

Ten students have completed their Ph.D. under the supervision of GadadharMisra and he has mentored several post-doctoral researchers. His research in operator theory involves finding curvature inequalities for operators in the Cowen-Douglas class, describing homogeneous vector bundles and study of Hilbert modules.

Dr. P K Saxena, Scientific Consultant (Cyber Security), Office of the PSA to GoI
Former Director, SAG DRDO (MoD), Delhi

Dr. P. K. Saxena had been an Outstanding Scientist and Director of one of the Premier Laboratories of DRDO – Scientific Analysis Group – engaged in R&D in the area of Cryptology and Secure Communication for more than Fifty Years. He is currently engaged with the office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to Govt of India as Scientific Consultant (Cyber Security). Dr Saxena did his M.Sc. (Mathematics) from Kanpur University in 1971 and Ph.D. (Algebra) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1978.

There after he worked as Mathematics Lecturer for three years in Regional Engineering College ( now NIT), Silchar, Assam and National Defence Academy, Kharakwasla, Pune

He joined Scientific Analysis Group (SAG), DRDO, in 1981 as Scientist ‘C’ and became Scientist ‘G’ in 2002.He was appointed as Director of SAG in May 2003 and headed the Lab till his superannuation in July 2014. Dr. Saxena became Outstanding Scientist (Scientist ‘H’) in 2009.He held additional charges of ‘Director Security’ for Metcalfe House Complex of DRDO and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for DRDO (MoD) for more than three years (2010 2014)

His areas of interest include Algebra, Cryptology, Fuzzy Logic, Artificial Neural Networks, Information Security and Speech Technology. He has published 65 research papers in National & International Journals and Conference Proceedings. He has been Project Leader for some important Research and Development Projects of DRDO, guided many BE and ME projects apart from supervising Ph.D. work. Three of the Scientists have been awarded Ph,D from JadavpurUniv, Delhi Univ and IIT Delhi, all in the area of Information Security.

Dr. Saxena participated in around 150 Conferences/Seminars/Workshops delivering Key-note speeches and Invited talks. He also organized many such events including International conference INDOCRYPT three times. He has been instrumental in formation of Cryptology Research Society of India (CRSI) and its registration in the year 2001. He received Commendation Certificate for his significant contributions in the area of Fuzzy Logic. The book on Cryptography written by him in Hindi has been awarded first prize of DRDO.

Dr. Saxena has been Chairman/Member of several Govt Committees/Penal for review of Govt funded Projects and for evolving Policies/Procedures related to Information Security and Cryptology. He is Chairman of Working Group on Technology Development in Regional Languages (TDIL) under DeiTy.

Presently, he is working as a Scientific Consultant and advising Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) to Govt of India on matters related to Cyber Security. He is the Chairman of the Advisory Board (AB) and member of the Governing Council (GC) of SETS (Chennai), which an organization supported by Office of the PSA and engaged in R&D activities in the area of Cryptology and Cyber Security.

Professor Zaheeruddin
Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India

Dr.Zaheeruddin is currently Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi, India since 2003. He was Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering from 2011 to 2014. He joined the Department as a Lecturer from the very beginning of its establishment in 1986.

He attended Welex Engineers Development Course at Duncan, Oklahoma, U.S.A. from March 5, 1984 to May 25, 1984. He was Visiting Researcher at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA in 2003. Prof. Zaheeruddin has published eighty (80) research papers in International Journals and Conferences in the areas of Soft Computing, Noise Pollution, Wireless Sensor Networks, Optimization Techniques, and Smart Grid. He is Reviewer of many International journals of IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, and ACTA Press etc. He organized a Short Term Training Programme (STTP) on “MATLAB and Soft computing” sponsored by ISTE/AICTE (Government of India) at JamiaMilliaIslamia in 2004. He also organized a two days “Workshop on Curriculum Revision for B. Tech. and M. Tech. Courses in Electrical Engineering” during December 3-4, 2012

His one of the great contribution in the Department of Electrical Engineering is for starting first QIP Programme in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology in 2016. This QIP Programme was approved on his proposal submitted to AICTE in 2011 as a Coordinator. Another highly appreciable contribution to the Department is to start a PG Programme leading to the award of the Degree of Master of Technology (M. Tech.) in “Control and Instrumentation Systems” in the year 2012 as a founder Coordinator. During his tenure as Head, he also took initiation to get approved five (5) BSR Scholarship of UGC for full time Ph.D. Scholars in the Department of Electrical Engineering in 2012.

He received Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Visiting Fellowship Award for the year 2004-05 to work with Prof. N. R. Pal in Computational Intelligence Lab. at Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata, India. Prof. Zaheeruddin is a Fellow of IETE (India) and Life Member of World Federation of Soft Computing (U.S.A.), The Institution of Engineers (IE, India), Computer Society of India (CSI), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), and Indian Chapter of The International Centre for Theoretical Physics (Indian Chapter of ICTP).

Prof. Geetam Singh Toma
/Member of Technical committee IEEE SMC and Industrial Electronics.
Associated with many boards and committees of Government.

Prof. Geetam Singh Tomar, received his UG, PG, and Ph. D. degrees in electronics engineering from The Institute of Engineers, Calcutta, REC Allahabad and State Technology Univ Bhopal, respectively and Post Doctoral Fellowship from University of Kent, Canterbury U.K. Currently Director of THDC Institute of Hydropower Engg & Technology, Tehri (Govt of Uttarakhand), India and Prior to this has worked as visiting Professor at School of Computing, University of Kent, UK, Faculty at University of west indies, Trinidad & Tobago. Apart from this, has served in IIITM Gwalior, MITS Gwalior and Private Institutes in India. He is BOG member of IIM Kashipur. He has worked in India Air Force for 17 Years prior to joining academics,having total experience of more than 35 years. Received International Pluto award for academic achievements in 2009 from IBC, Cambridge UK

He is IEEE Senior Member, Fellow IETE and IE (I) member CSI, ACM and ISTE. Chief editors of 4 International Journals and for 08 in past. Has published 04 patents more than 200 research papers in international journals/conferences. Has written 11 books from Springer, CRC, IGI and Indian publishers. Organized more than 35 IEEE International conferences in 07 countries and delivered more than 20 Keynotes abroad and regularly visiting 02 Universities abroad as Research Consultant. Completed 05 sponsored projects for DRDO and DST including two major projects. He is member of two IEEE/ISO Working group to finalise Standards for new protocols. Area of research is sensor networks and wireless networks

Professor Iyyanki V Murali Krishna
M Tech(IIT-Madras) PhD (IISc-Bangalore) FIE, FIS, FAPASc, FICDM, MIEEE, FIGU
Prof. Dr. Muralikrishna V Iyyanki, PhD from the Premier Institute -Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, is presently Dr Raja Ramanna Distinguished Fellow at the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), India, and the National Coordinator for Geospatial Public Health, which is National Networking Government of India Project. He is Professor and Founder Head of the Centre for Spatial Information Technology (CSIT) at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (1990-2005), and Director of Research and Development Centre (2005-2008). He has served as a guest scientist at German Space Research Institute (DLR) and GKSS Research Centre. His present research focuses are on hyperspectral remote sensing image classification and geospatial public health management and geospatial technology applications

Professor Le Hoang Son
Vietnam National University, Hanoi, VNU Information Technology Institute, Vietnam.
Dr. Le Hoang Son obtained the PhD degree on Mathematics – Informatics at VNU University of Science, Vietnam National University (VNU) in conjunction with the Politecnico di Milano University, Italy in 2013. He has been promoted to Associate Professor in Information Technology in Vietnam since 2017. Dr. Son worked as senior researcher and Vice Director at the Center for High Performance Computing, VNU University of Science, Vietnam National University during 2007 - 2018. From August 2018, he is Senior Researcher of Department of Multimedia and Virtual Reality, VNU Information Technology Institute, VNU. His major fields include Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Soft Computing, Fuzzy Computing, Fuzzy Recommender Systems, and Geographic Information System. He is a member of International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology, Vietnam Society for Applications of Mathematics, and Key Laboratory of Geotechnical Engineering and Artificial Intelligence in University of Transport Technology (Vietnam).

Dr. Son is an Associate Editor of Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems (SCIE), IEEE Access (SCIE), Neutrosophic Sets and Systems (ESCI), Vietnam Research and Development on Information and Communication Technology, VNU Journal of Science: Computer Science and Communication Engineering, Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence. He serves as Editorial Board of Applied Soft Computing (SCIE), PLOS ONE (SCIE), International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (ESCI), and Vietnam Journal of Computer Science and Cybernetics. Recently, Dr. Son has been appointed as Consultant of Vietnam Government Office ( Dr. Son served as a reviewer for various international journals and conferences. He gave a number of invited talks at many conferences since 2015. Up to now, he has 159 publications in prestigious journals and conferences including 102 ISI papers (SCI: 19, SCIE: 76, ESCI: 7) and 01 SCOPUS paper and undertaken more than 20 major joint international and national research projects. He has published 6 books and book chapters. So far, he has awarded “2014 VNU Research Award for Young Scientists”, “2015 VNU Annual Research Award”, “2015 Vietnamese Mathematical Award”, and “2017 Vietnamese Mathematical Award”.

Dr. Ahmed Elsawy
Associate professor in computer science at Benha University

Dr. Ahmed Elsawy is working as Associate professor in computer science at Benha University since 2017. From 2017, He served as head of computer science in faculty of computers and informatics, Benha University, Egypt. He has received B.S. and M.S. from Cairo University in 2000 and 2003 respectively. He received Ph.D. in computer science from Suez Canal University in 2011. His researches interests are artificial intelligence in computer network, bioinformatics, chimoinformatics, optimization, and deep learning.

Dr. Walid Osamy
Assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science, college of computers and informatics, Benha University, Egypt

Dr. Walid Osamy has been involved in the projects of Network Infrastructure, and Management information systems at Communication Information Technology Center (CITC), Zagazig University, Egypt. From December 2010 till now he has been working as assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science, college of computers and informatics, Benha University, Egypt. From Feb. 2015 till now he is working as assistant professor at Qassim University, KSA. He has coauthored 21 works in journals and conferences relating with Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Distributing Computing and computational intelligence.

Dr. Dhananjoy Dey
Scientific Analysis Group, Defence R&D Organisation, Delhi

Dhananjoy Dey obtained his academic degrees B.Sc. (Maths (Hons)) in 1996 from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, M. Sc. (Pure Maths) in 1998 and PhD (Multivariate Polynomials and its Applications to Cryptology) in 2011 from the same university. He joined Scientific Analysis Group, Defence R&D Organisation, Delhi in 2000 as Scientist ‘B’ and presently he is working as Scientist ‘F’. He has more than 16 years of experience in the area of Design & Analysis of Block Ciphers, Design & Analysis of Cryptographic Hash Functions and Multivariate Public Key Cryptography. He has published 15 papers in the area of block ciphers and hash functions. He guided many B. Tech and M. Tech students for their projects and also guided one PhD students. Currently, he is guiding three PhD students from University of Delhi. His research interests cover areas of Design and Analysis of Block Ciphers, Hash Functions, Quantum and Post Quantum Cryptography.