Dr. N.Arunai Nambi Raj is a physicist, a leading researcher an academician having more than 22 years of experience in teaching undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students. He has been serving Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore since 2002. He has worked in various capacities at VIT, Vellore and presently leading the School of Advanced Sciences as the Dean. Dr N. Arunai Nambiraj holds a Ph.D degree in medical physics and M.Sc degree in physics. He published more than 100 research articles in various national and international reputed journals. He is a Fellow of the International Medical sciences academy. His research interests are radiotherapy , medical physics and oncology.
Prof. K. P. Ray is Director, School of Radar Technology, Head, EE Dept & Chief Public Information Officer (CPIO), Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), (Deemed University), Ministry of Defence, DRDO, Gov. of India, Girinagar, Pune, INDIA
He is M. Tech in Microwave Electronics from University of Delhi and PhD from Department of Electrical Engineering IIT, Bombay. Presently he is a Professor, Director School of Radar Technology and Head of the Dept of Electronics Engineering, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), DRDO, Pune. Prior to joining DIAT in 2016, he was the Programme Director of SAMEER (MeitY) Mumbai, wherein he joined SAMEER (TIFR) in 1985 and workedfor over 31 years in the areas of Electromagnetics, Radars, RF and microwave systems/components and developed expertise in the design of antenna elements/arrays and high-power RF/microwave sources for RADAR, scientific and industrial applications. He has successfully executed over 50 projects sponsored by various Govt. agencies (DRDO/MOD, ISRO/DOS, DAE, DST/DSIR/TIFAC, Meity, DBT, IMD, BHEL, etc.) and many industries in the capacity of main designer, a chief investigator and a project manager, etc. Recently, he developed A Microwave Sterilizer, 'ATULYA' to neutralize COVID19. He was a guest/invited//adjunct faculty in Electrical Engineering Dept at IIT, Bombay, Goa Engineering College, University of Mumbai and CEERI (CSIR) Pilani for post graduate courses. He has guided 10 Ph D students, more than 130M.Tech students and evaluated more than 25 Ph D Thesis. He has co-authored a book with Prof G. Kumar for Artech House, USA and published over 480research papers in international/national journals and conference proceedings, which has earned him approx. 7350 citations. He holds 3 patents, earned 10 Transfer of Technology (ToT) for commercialization and filed 5 patents. He has been in advisory capacity for many engineering colleges, Polytechnic, international/national conferences, chaired many sessions and delivered more than 120 invited talks, which also includes “First Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture” at Interim Test Range (ITR), DRDO, Chandipur 2018 and “Ram Lal Wadhwa Lectures 2018.He is a member of many national level scientific committees of various ministries and departments. Heis an associate editor of International Journal on RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, John Wiley, and prolific reviewer of IEEE TAP, AWPS, IEEE Access, Electronics Letter, IET (Formerly IEE, UK), International Journal of Antennas and Propagation (USA), PIERS (USA), International Journal of electronics (USA), Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications (USA), International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT) USA, International Journal of Microwave Science and Technology Hindwai, AEU Elsevier, SADHNA Springer, IETE (India) and many international/national conferences/symposium. He is a fellow of IETE, a fellow of VEDAS, a senior member of IEEE (USA), and life member of Instrument society of India and Engineers of EMI/EMC society of India. He received many awards including most coveted IETE-Ram Lal Wadhwa Award 2018, IETE-Ranjna Pal Memorial Award 2014 and several research paper awards.
Neha Sharma is a data science crusader who advocates its application for achieving sustainable goals, solving societal, governmental and business problems as well as promotes the use of open data. She has more than 24 years of experience and presently working with Tata Consultancy Services and is a Founder Secretary, Society for Data Science. Prior to this she has worked as Director of premier Institute of Pune, that run post-graduation courses like MCA and MBA. She is an alumnus of a premier College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneshwar and completed her PhD from prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad. She is a Senior IEEE member, ACM Distinguished Speaker and was Secretary – IEEE Pune Section for the year 2021 and 2022. She is an astute academician and has organized several national and international conferences and published several research papers. She is the recipient of “Best PhD Thesis Award” and “Best Paper Presenter at International Conference Award” at National Level. Recently, she has received the Golden Book Awards 2023 for the book titled “Towards Net-Zero Targets: Usage of Data Science for Long-Term Sustainability Pathways”. She is a well-known figure among the IT circle, and well sought over for her sound knowledge and professional skills. Neha Sharma has been instrumental in integrating teaching with the current needs of the Industry and steering students towards their bright future.
Amlan Chakrabarti, Director and Professor, A.K.Choudhury School of Information Technology, Kolkata, India
He is a Full Professor in the School of I.T. at the University of Calcutta. He was a Post-Doctoral fellow at the Princeton University, USA during 2011-2012. He has almost 20 years of experience in Engineering Education and Research. He is the recipient of prestigious DST BOYSCAST fellowship award in Engg. Science (2011), JSPS Invitation Research Award (2016), Erasmus Mundus Leaders Award from EU (2017), Hamied Visiting Professorship from University of Cambridge (2018). He is an Associate Ed. of Elsevier Journal of Computers and Electrical Engg. and Guest Ed. of Springer nature Journal in Applied Sciences. He is a Sr. Member of IEEE and ACM, IEEE Comp. Society Distinguished Visitor, Distinguished Speaker of ACM, Secretary of IEEE CEDA India Chapter and Vice President of Data Science Society. His research interests are Machine