Dr. RAMACHANDRAN KAIMAL
Ph. D. Chairman and Professor at the Department of Computer Science at Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri,INDIA
Dr. Ramachandran Kaimal currently serves as Ph. D. Chairman and Professor at the Department of Computer Science at Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri.During the years 1981-1984, he served as Visiting Fellow at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland in USA. He was Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science during the period March 1987 - April 2009. Dr. Kaimal also served as Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the University of Kerala during the periods 1993-1995 and 2004-2006. In August 2008, he served as Visiting Scientist at the Mobile Intelligent and Autonomous Systems (MIAS) Unit, CSIR in South Africa. He has worked on a major ISRO-funded research project titled Development of Methodologies based on Neuro-Fuzzy and Genetic Algorithms for Modelling and Control of Systems.Dr. Kaimal has over 30 years of teaching and research experience. Dr. Kaimal's current research focuses on Artificial Intelligence and its applications to Image Processing and Knowledge Discovery. Other areas of interest include Machine Learning Algorithms, Pattern Recognition, Data Compression and Coding Algorithms.
Mr. FRANCIS REGAN
Director of Ionic3DP, SINGAPORE and INDIA
He has an M.Tech from National University of Singapore with 10 years of experience with FDM and SLA type 3D printing technology. Prior to establishing Ionic3DP, Regan has worked with two 3D printer manufacturing companies in the technology and innovation division. At Ionic3DP, he is handling business aspects of the company and leads the team into new ventures. Considering his background in computer science and programming, he leads the software/firmware division in the company. Regan and team together in collaboration with National University of Singapore, designed and developed a 3D printer based on Scott Russel Straight line mechanism - a robotic manipulator designed to work as a 3D printer. The team has continued and developed several other types of machines such as Epsilon, Theta and Omega 3D printers. With their vast experience, the team has developed ceramic 3D printers based on a unique LDM technique. They hold several patents on their technology and their solutions are quite novel and unique. They are currently working on two styles of Medical ventilators for the Govt of India, in collaboration with a Kochi based company called Sinergia under a joint collaborative initiative called Indventr (www.indventr.com). Apart from working on the business side of things, he is a passionate teacher and heads courses for ICT academy under Robotics and Automation. Regan is extremely hands-on in areas like IOT, firmware development and electronics and providing automation solutions for the industry.
Dr. ASHRAF S
Professor at Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala, INDIA
He achieved his Ph.D from Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin in 2002 after his masters degree in Mathematics from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (1993). He has experience as lecturer in School of Technology and Applied Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University Regional Centre, Edappally, and in Govt. Polytechnic college, Kothamangalam, Kerala .He also served as Reader in Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram Now he is working as Professor, in Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram. He reviewed articles for Mathematical Reviews, published by American Mathematical Society, Asia Pacific Journal of Operational Research Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory,International Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics and many more.
Dr. SMIJU SUDEVAN
Assistant professor in
Computer Science at Modern College of Business and Science Muscat, OMAN
He has more than fifteen years of professional experience in teaching computer science and information systems at university level and over two years of experience working in a reputed software MNC based in United States as a senior executive. Along with this, he also has completed his doctorate (PhD) in Software Project Management from Cochin University of Science and Technology, India.
His main research areas of interests are Software engineering, Software Project Management with emphasis on Stakeholder management along with Agile Methodologies. He has a Master of Technology (MTech) in Software Engineering along with a Master of Computer Application (MCA) degree.
He is a member of PMI, Scrum Allianze , ACM and IEEE. Recently, he has been awarded the Certified Scrum Master (CSM) from Scrum Alliance, the largest most reputed Agile professional body. Dr Smiju Sudevan also has delivered numerous workshops and seminars on project management nationally and internationally and has published numerous papers in reputed journals.
Dr. Phiros Mansur
Lecturer,College of Computer Science & Information Technology,
Jazan University,Gizan, KSA
He is an expertise in Computer Science and Engineering and 15 years of experience. He got his Ph.D from MS University, Tirunelveli, India with Specialization in Computer Science (Wireless Sensor Networks). He achieved his M.Tech degree from University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India. His areas of Research Interest are Wireless Sensor Networks
and Image Processing. His latest publications is A Novel ANN-Based Clustered Approach for Object Tracking in Sensor Networks in International Journal of Imaging Science and Engineering (IJISE),
Dr. DEEPAK T G
Professor, Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram,INDIA
He is also serving as a visiting faculty in Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Trivandrum and as a Mentor in Kerala Startup Mission. He received his PhD and Master of Engineering degrees in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He graduated in Computer Engineering from Cochin University of Science and Technology. After his PhD he has worked with America Online (AOL) and IIM Kozhikode. He is a recipient of IBM outstanding PhD student award 2006, IBM Shared University Research Grant, 2015 and IBM Open Science Collaboration Programme grant, 2017. He has published three books and more than 30 research papers in international journals and conferences. His areas of interest include technologies and business models related to data engineering, machine learning, information retrieval and blockchains.
Research Scientist & convener,Kerala Blockchain Academy,INDIA
Mr. Adarsh.S graduated in software engineering in 2012 and is currently working as research scientist and convener with Government of Kerala, INDIA on blockchain research and academic programs of KBA.He ia a passionate researcher exploring the potential of blockchain and distributed ledger technologyright from 2016 onwards and succeeded in setting upthe blockchain ecosystem for the state of Kerala through the Kerala Blockchain Academy initiative. Being the Convener of KBA right from its inception, he has been successful in managing the people and resources throughout its growth.He has developed a PoC for Blockchain-based Clinical Trial System using Ethereum.
Mr. SHASHI KUMAR J K
Application Engineer, Mathworks products,CoreEL technologies,Bengaluru,INDIA
Mr. Shashi Kumar JK is the Application Engineer for Mathworks products at CoreEL technologies, Bengaluru. Mr ShashiKumar Holds a B.E degree from PES College ofEngineering, Mandya. His research interests include Medical Signal processing, IOT, AI and Product Development. He is having more than three years of Experience in Embedded Systems and Hardware-Software System Integration.
Dr. SUJATHA R
Associate Professor, Department of Embedded Technology, IoT & Sensors Division, School of Electronics Engineering, VIT University, Vellore Campus.INDIA
Dr.Sujatha is an Associate Professor in the Department of Embedded Technology, IoT andSensors Division, School of Electronics Engineering, VIT University, Vellore Campus. She received her Ph.D from Anna University, Chennai in the field of Information security. She has 22 years of teaching and research experience in reputed Institutions. Her research area includes Internet of Things, Data Engineering in Cloud, Information Security in cloud platform, and LoRa communication technology for Industrial IoT. She received speaker Award at UK Cloud Asia Summit- 2019, Cambridge University, UK. Organized Industry Academia Conclave in IoT domain at VIT and a symposium on AIand Cloud computing inPurdue University, Indiana Polis, USA. Filed patents related to IoT enabled products. Has delivered technical lectures for National and International student community.She is a lifetime member of IEEE, IETE professional society and has published research articles in peer reviewed Academic International Journals and Conferences. DST SERB CRG grantsanctioned for IoT-LoRa enabled detection and prediction of pollutants in ground water in an open dumping yard. Received Seed Grant for LoRa enabled water pipeline monitoring andgreen house management. Currently her focus is on investigating how secured long range data connectivity is possible for Industrial IoT using Block chain and LoRa networks.
Mr. RAKSHITH B S
Senior Application Engineer, Mathworks products,CoreEL technologies,Bengaluru.INDIA
Mr. Rakshith B S is the Senior Application Engineer for Mathworks productsat CoreEL Technologies, Bengaluru. He holds a B.E degree from GSSIT, Karnataka. He has 6 years of extensive experience in Technical Education. He is currently providing technical engagement and solutions to educational institutions as a part of CoreEl University Program. He has technical hands-on expertise in MATLAB and Simulink. His area ofinterests are Image Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning and
Mr. NABEEL KOYA .A
Scientist-E ,Cyber Security Group , CDAC
Mr. Nabeel Koya A, currently working as Scientist-E at Cyber Security Group of CDAC. He is leading a team in digital forensics analysis . The group conducts cyber forensics analysis of cases reported from various courts and investigation agencies. He has 16+ years of experience in research , product development, training and analysis in area of digital forensics. He was instrumental in setting up of various cyber forensics labs across the country. He has analysed and testified in various courts on matters of digital forensics.He holds a Masters in Digital Electronics & Communication . He is certified CHFI, a Senior member of IEEE and Member of Inst of Engineers India
Mr. UMMAR SHAIK
Machine Learning Engineer ,REFLECTIONS INFO SYSTEMS ,TVM
Mr.Ummar Shaik is currently working as the machine learning engineer in REFLECTIONS INFO SYSTEMS in Trivandrum.