Sekhar Behera is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science Engineering
& Information Technology, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology
(VSSUT) - An Unitary Technical University, Established
by Govt. of Odisha, Burla, Odisha. He has received M.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering from
N.I.T, Rourkela (formerly R.E.C, Rourkela) and Doctor
of Philosophy in Engineering (Ph.D.) from Biju Pattnaik University of
Technology (BPUT), Rourkela, Govt. of Odisha,
respectively. He has published more than 80 research papers in various
international Journals and Conferences, edited 11 books and is acting as a
Member of the Editorial / Reviewer Board of various international journals. He
is proficient in the field of Computer Science Engineering and served in the
capacity of program chair, tutorial chair and acted as advisory member of
committees of many national and international conferences. His research
interests include Data Mining, Soft Computing, Evolutionary Computation,
Machine Intelligence and Distributed System. He is associated with various
educational and research societies like OITS,ISTE, IE, ISTD,CSI,OMS,AIAER,
Prasad Mohapatra received his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur and is presently serving as Associate Professor in NIT Rourkela, Odisha.
His research interests include software engineering, real-time systems,
discrete mathematics, and distributed computing. He has published more than 30
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.