Dr. Biplab Das is presently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Silchar, India. He completed his Ph.D. from NERIST, Itanagar, India, in the year of 2014. Later, he pursued his Post-Doctoral research from University of Idaho, USA. He is the recipient of prestigious Bhaskara Advance Solar Energy (BASE) fellowship form IUSSTF and DST, Govt. of India. He is also awarded with “DBT Associateship” by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India. He has 12+ years of experience in teaching and research and published more than 60 nos. of referred International/National Journal/conference papers. Presently, he is actively involved in 08 nos. of ongoing sponsored project to develop a solar thermal system for North East India, worth 0.268 billion INR, sponsored by SERB, DST, Ministry of Power, and the Ministry of Climate Change, Govt. of India. He is guiding 06 nos. of Ph.D. scholars He has ongoing research activities in collaboration with Jadavpur University, India, IIT Guwahati, India, University of Idaho, USA, Ulster University, UK.
Dr. Ripon Patgiri is Assistant Professor at the department of Computer Science & Engineering, National Institute of Technology Silchar. He received his Bachelor Degree from Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, New Delhi in 2009, M.Tech. degree from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati in 2012 and Ph.D. from National Institute of Technology Silchar in 2019. After M.Tech. degree, he joined as Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, National Institute of Technology Silchar in 2013. He has published numerous papers in reputed journals, conferences and books. His research interests include bloom filters, networking, security, privacy, secrecy and communication. He is a senior member of IEEE. He is a member of ACM and EAI. He is a lifetime member of ACCS, India. Also, he is an associate member of IETE. He was General Chair of 6th International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics and International Conference on Big Data, Machine Learning and Applications. He is Organizing Chair of 25th International Symposium on Frontiers of Research in Speech and Music and International Conference on Modeling, Simulations and Applications. He is Convenor, Organizing Chair and Program Chair of 26th annual International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications (ADCOM 2020). He is an area editor of the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Internet of Things. He is also an editor in a multi-authored book, titled “Health Informatics: A Computational Perspective in Healthcare”, in the book series of Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer. Also, he is writing a monograph book, titled “Bloom Filter: A Data Structure for Computer Networking, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Bioinformatics and Beyond”, Elsevier. He is also an editor of contributed volume, “Principles of Big Graph: In-depth Insight,” Advances in Computers, Elsevier, and “Principles of Social Networking: The New Horizon and Emerging Challenges”, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies (SIST), Springer. He serves an editor of several conference proceedings, including Proceedings of International Conference on Big Data, Machine Learning and Applications (LNNS, Springer, 2021), Modeling, Simulation and Optimization (SIST, Springer, 2021), and Big Data, Machine Learning, and Applications (CCIS, Springer, 2020).
Prof. Sivaji Bandyopadhay is Director of National Institute of Technology Silchar since December 2017. He is Professor of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Jadavpur University, India, where he has been serving since 1989. He is attached as Professor, Computer Science and Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Silchar. He has more than 300 publications in reputed journals and conferences. He has edited two books so far. His research interests are in the areas of natural language processing, machine translation, sentiment analysis and medical imaging among others. He has organized several conferences and has been Program Committee Member and Area Chair in several reputed conferences. He has completed international funded projects with France, Japan and Mexico. At the national level, he has been Principal Investigator of several consortium mode projects in the areas of machine translation, cross-lingual information access and treebank development. At present, he is Principal Investigator of an Indo-German SPARC project with University of Saarlandes, Germany, on Multimodal Machine Translation and the Co-PI of several other international projects.
Prof. Valentina E. Balas is currently Full Professor in the Department of Automatics and Applied Software at the Faculty of Engineering, “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad, Romania. She holds a Ph.D. Cum Laude, in Applied Electronics and Telecommunications from Polytechnic University of Timisoara. He is author of more than 350 research papers in refereed journals and International Conferences. Her research interests are in intelligent systems, fuzzy control, soft computing, smart sensors, information fusion, modeling and simulation. She is Editor-in Chief to International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms (IJAIP) and to International Journal of Computational Systems Engineering (IJCSysE), member in Editorial Board member of several national and international journals and is evaluator expert for national, international projects and Ph.D. thesis. He is the director of Intelligent Systems Research Centre in Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad and Director of the Department of International Relations, Programs and Projects in the same university. She served as General Chair of the International Workshop Soft Computing and Applications (SOFA) in nine editions organized in the interval 2005-2020 and held in Romania and Hungary. He participated in many international conferences as Organizer, Honorary Chair, Session Chair, Member in Steering, Advisory or International Program Committees and Keynote Speaker. Now she is working in a national project with EU funding support: BioCell-NanoART = Novel Bio-inspired Cellular Nano-Architectures—For Digital Integrated Circuits, 3M Euro from National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation. She is a member of European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology (EUSFLAT), member of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) and a senior member IEEE, member in Technical Committee–Fuzzy Systems (IEEE Computational Intelligence Society), chair of the Task Force 14 in Technical Committee–Emergent Technologies (IEEE CIS), member in Technical Committee–Soft Computing (IEEE SMCS). He was past Vice-president (responsible with Awards) of IFSA—International Fuzzy Systems Association Council (2013-2015), is a Joint Secretary of the Governing Council of Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM), A Multidisciplinary Academic Body, India, and recipient of the “Tudor Tanasescu” Prize from the Romanian Academy for contributions in the field of soft computing methods (2019).