Invited Talk

Pradeep K. Sinha
Senior Director (Corporate Strategy and R&D), C-DAC, India

Pradeep K.Sinha is the Senior Director (Corporate Strategy and R&D) at the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC). At C-DAC, he has led National Programs in areas of High Performance Computing, Grid Computing, and Health Informatics. Before joining C-DAC in 1996, Sinha was with Multimedia Systems Research Laboratory of Panasonic in Tokyo, Japan.

Sinha is a researcher, scientist, inventor, and internationally acclaimed author of computer textbooks, with more than twenty-five years of professional experience. He has significantly contributed to the advancement of Science & Technology and Technical Education. He holds two international patents and has authored a number of technical papers and six books. Books authored by him are published and marketed by several national and international publishers. Indian, American, and other Universities across the globe cite his books as textbooks for their courses. A Japanese language edition of one of his books is used in Japanese Universities.

Sinha is on the Board of Governing Bodies of several Universities and Engineering colleges. He is a Board of Studies member and Research & Recognition Committee member for Computer Science and Engineering of University of Pune. He has also guided several M. Tech. and Ph. D. students in the area of Computer Science and Engineering. He loves sharing his knowledge and experiences with young Students, Scientists & Engineers, and guiding them to become successful professionals.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA conferred the recognition of IEEE Fellow upon Sinha for Leadership in Distributed and Parallel Processing Systems. He had earlier received the recognition of “ACM Distinguished Engineer” from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), USA for significant accomplishments in, and impact on, the computing field. He also received the “2011 VASVIK Award” in the category of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) and the “Intel Pathfinder Award (2013)” from Intel, USA.

Sinha did his Ph.D. in Distributed Systems from the University of Tokyo, Japan, his Master in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT, Madras, and his Engineering in Computer Science from NIT, Allahabad.

V. Sundarapandian
Vel Tech University, Chennai, India

V. Sundarapandian is a Professor and Dean at the Research and Development Centre, Vel Tech University, Avadi, Chennai, India since September 2009. Previously, he was a Professor and Director at the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala, Trivandrum, India. He earned his Doctor of Science Degree from the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA in May 1996. He has published over 110 Scopus-indexed research papers in International Journals and Conference Proceedings. He has authored the text-books - Numerical Linear Algebra (2008, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, India), Probability, Statistics and Queueing Theory (2009, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India) and Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations (2012, McGraw Hill Education, New Delhi, India).

V. Sundarapandian is an India Chair of AIRCC and is the Editor-in-Chief of the AIRCC Control Journals - International Journal of Instrumentation & Control Systems, International Journal of Control Theory & Computer Modelling, International Journal of Information Technology, Control & Automation, International Journal of Chaos, Control, Modelling & Simulation, and International Journal of Information Technology, Modeling & Computing. His main research areas are: Control Systems, Chaos Theory, Optimization, Operations Research, Soft Computing, Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing. He has given several Key Note lectures and conducted Workshops on Nonlinear Control Systems, Chaos and Control, Fuzzy Logic, Mathematical Modelling, Research Methodology, Scientific Computing, SCILAB and MATLAB.

Local Convener

Sangeeta Jadhav
Army Institute of Technology, Pune , India

Sangeeta Jadhav is Professor and head of the Information Technology Department at Army Institute of Technology, Pune since May 2012. Jadahv is a researcher, inventor and authored electronics textbooks, with more than twenty-one years of professional experience.Her subjects for research are Image processing, Digital Signal processing, Data communication, Digital communication, Signals and systems, Blind Source Separation.

Jadhav is a graduate in Electronics and Telecommunication from Pune University in year 1992.She completed her master of engineering from Govt. College of Engg, Pune and received PhD from Govt. College of Engg. Aurangabad (BAMU).

Jadhav was conferred the Honorary Fellowship of Institution of Electronics and telecommunication engineers (IETE). She also has Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education and Member of the Institution of Engineers.

She is on Editorial board of many Journals. She is also guiding several M. Tech. and Ph. D. students in the area of Electronics and telecommunication. She is contributing actively her knowledge and experiences with young Students and Engineers, guiding them to become successful professionals. She bagged the best teacher award two times in Army Institute of Technology for year 2002 and 2010. She holds one national patent and has authored a number of technical papers. She has participated in various International Conferences related to her research area within India and abroad.