2nd ICICT 2016 (Sponsored by :IEEE-UP Section)

Second-International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Technology

12-13 Feb, 2016

Keynote Speakers Profile:


Details of Keynote Speakers

Prof. Kukjin Chun :
  • Professor & Dean, SNU College of Engineering Seoul National University, South Korea 1989–Present (25 years).
  • Assistant Professor, Washington State University 1986–1989 (3 years)
  • Ph.D, University of Michigan, USA
  • Director-Elect., IEEE Computer Society, Region-10.
  • Chair of Awards & Recognition Committee-R-10
  • Editor of Journal of Semiconductor Technology and Science (JSTS)
  • Vice president of Korea Sensor Society
  • President of Semiconductor Research Institute
Dr Alhad Kuwadekar :
  • PhD & M.S. in Mobile Computing,University of Glamorgan, UK.
  • Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science, University of Glamorgan, U.K.
  • Technical Director of Glamex Security Ltd, a spinout company from the University of Glamorgan based on his research.
Dr. Tshewang Lhendup :
  • College of Science and Technology, Royal University of Bhutan, Bhutan
  • Ph.D. in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, M.Eng.Sc. Energy Studies.
  • Area of Interest/Specialization: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
Prof. G.S. TOMER : Professor at University of Kent
Director at Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs)
Director at MIR Labs
Prof. Vijendra Kumar Agarwal, Ph.D

President and Co-Founder of VIDYA-GYAN, Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area, USA. An IIT Roorkee educated physicist, born and raised in rural settings, he has held various positions in the US for over 35 years (since 1978) – a faculty member, researcher, Department Chair, Assistant Vice President, Associate Vice Chancellor, Dean of Science and Engineering, Fellow of the American Council on Education and an Executive Fellow at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. He currently lives in greater Minneapolis-St. Paul with deep roots in his home-village in India.

Dr. Bhim Singh, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT, New Delhi

Dr. Bhim Singh received the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) degree from the University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, in 1977, and M.Tech. (Power Apparatus and Systems) and Ph.D. degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), New Delhi, India, in 1979 and 1983, respectively.

In 1983, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Roorkee, as a Lecturer. He became a Reader there in 1988. In December 1990, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, India, as an Assistant Professor. Where he has became an Associate Professor in 1994 and a Professor in 1997. He has been ABB Chair Professor from September 2007 to September 2012. Since October 2012, he is a CEA Chair Professor.

He has received Khosla Research Prize of University of Roorkee in the year 1991. He is recipient of JC Bose and Bimal K Bose awards of The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) for his contribution in the field of Power Electronics. He is also a recipient of Maharashtra State National Award of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) in recognition of his outstanding research work in the area of Power Quality. He has received PES Delhi Chapter Outstanding Engineer Award for the year 2006. Professor Singh has also received Khosla National Research Award of IIT Roorkee in the year 2013.

He has been the General Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES’2006), Co-General Chair of (PEDES’2010) held in New Delhi. He has guided 51 Ph.D. dissertations 150 ME/M.Tech. Theses and 65 BE/B.Tech. Projects. He has been granted one US patent and filed 15 Indian patents. He has executed more than seventy sponsored and consultancy projects.

His fields of interest include power electronics, electrical machines, electric drives, power quality, renewable energy, FACTS (flexible ac transmission systems), HVDC (High voltage direct current) transmission systems.

Prof. Singh is a Fellow of The Indian National Science Academy (FNA), the Indian National Academy of Engineering (FNAE), The National Academy of Science, India (FNASc), The Indian Academy of Sciences, India (FASc), The World Academy of Sciences (FTWAS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (FIEEE), the Institute of Engineering and Technology (FIET), Institution of Engineers (India) (FIE), and Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (FIETE) and a Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), System Society of India (SSI), and National Institution of Quality and Reliability (NIQR).

Dr. Sandip Rakshit

Dr. Sandip Rakshit,is an academician of versatile talents involved with the education field with the teaching experience of more than 10+ years. He has three bestselling books in his credit. Apart from several other Research paper publications(More Than Thirty). With a Ph.D. in Engineering from Jadavpur University, Dr. Sandip Rakshit has taught in several reputed educational institutions including Calcutta University, Bengal University and Science University, Kaziranga Univerity among others. Apart from these he was also the chairman of IEEE gold for the year 2012-13 and Mentor of several industries including SPSS South Asia Private Limited, Bangalore.

Mr. Taranjit Kukal(Cadence Design System, Noida

Taranjit Kukal is Product Engineering Architect at Cadence Design Systems. He graduated from Indian Institute Technology, Delhi in Electrical Engineering in 1990. He is currently working at Cadence Design Systems in Silicon -Package-Board R&D, responsible for Analog/RF System-In-Package flows and Hi-Speed IP-modeling. He has been with Cadence for last 18 years. Prior to joining Cadence, he worked at HCL Ltd. doing embedded system design and analog PCB designs. He has 11 patents granted by US patent office.

Ms. Sangita Garg, TCS

Ms. Sangita Garg is a Big data Center of Excellence Lead with TCS Life Sciences Unit. She has  served a stint of more than 19 years in IT industry primarily on consulting, designing and developing applications in various domains i.e. manufacturing, shipment, Airline, Cargo & Travel, healthcare, Investment banking, pharmaceutical and life sciences. Her formidable contribution to the IT industry has been in the field of technology thought leadership, big data, data modeling, data transformation, business Intelligence and analytics. During her stint with various organizations, she has led various strategic initiatives bringing innovation to the fore. She has authored white paper titled “The New Frontier for the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Industry: Real Big Value from Big Data” which is published on tcs.com.

Sangita Garg holds B.Tech & M.Tech degrees in Electrical Engineering from a premier Institute of India (MA NIT, Bhopal), being the B.Tech University topper and Gold medalist, securing 98.15 percentile in GATE, passed M.Tech with distinction. She has been awarded several national level talent scholarships.

Mr. Mani Madhukar

Mani has around 14 years of experience, with exposure to both industry and academia. He holds a post graduate in Engg and actively pursuing his research work in  Social media Analytics . He has been speaker and evangelist at various national and international conferences and technical forums. His interest areas are Cloud computing, Big data, Social Network Analytics, He represents IBM at many of the universities in North & East of India and industrial bodies like NASSCOM in various capacities. He has few publications in the area of manets, recommender systems and social media analytics.

He has gained experience in domains of ECM (Electronic Content management), Security (Intrusion Detection Mechanisms), Cloud and Big Data Analytics. He has worked on various Microsoft & IBM platforms during his stint in industry on Enterprise application development.  He has worked for companies like Reliance Industries, Syntel India, Share Point India, before joining with IBM as a part of his journey in corporate besides working with some academic establishments. In his current role Mani is working with Cloud ISV's and startups assisting them with technical know-how on porting applications on Cloud.