Dr. Durga Prasad Mohapatra received his Ph. D. from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India in 1996, where he is presently serving as Associate Professor. His research interests include software engineering, real-time systems, discrete mathematics, and distributed computing. He has published more than thirty research papers in these fields in various international Journals and conferences. He has received several project grants from DST and UGC, Govt. of India. He has received the Young Scientist Award for the year 2006 by Orissa Bigyan Academy. He has also received the Prof. K. Arumugam National Award and the Maharashtra State National Award for outstanding research work in Software Engineering for the years 2009 and 2010, respectively from the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi. He is going to receive the Bharat Sikshya Ratan Award for significant contribution in academics awarded by the Global Society for Health and Educational Growth, Delhi.
Dr. Srikanta Patnaik is presently serving as Professor of Computer Science and Engineering in SOA University, Bhubaneswar, India. He received his Ph.D. in Engineering in the year 1999 from Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India. He has published more than 100 technical papers in national/international journals and magazines of repute. Presently, he is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Information and Communication Technology and International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics, published by Inderscience Publishing House, England. Prof. Patnaik is also leading three book series as Editor-in-Chief: Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technology from Springer, Advances in Computer and Electrical Engineering (ACEE) Book Series, and Advances in Medical Technologies and Clinical Practice (AMTCP) Book Series from IGI-Global, USA.