Dr. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya [FRSA, FIET (UK), FIEI, FIETE, LFOSI, SMIEEE, SMACM, SMIETI, LMCSI, LMISTE] is currently the Principal of Rajnagar Mahavidyalaya, Birbhum, India. Prior to this, he was a Professor at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, India. He also served as the Principal of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India. He has served VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic as a Senior Research Scientist. He is the recipient of several coveted national and international awards. He received the Honorary Doctorate Award (D. Litt.) from The University of South America and the SEARCC International Digital Award ICT Educator of the Year in 2017. He was appointed as the ACM Distinguished Speaker for the tenure 2018-2020. He has been appointed as the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor for the tenure 2021-2023. He is a co-author of 6 books and the co-editor of 80 books and has more than 350 research publications in international journals and conference proceedings to his credit.
Dr. Jyoti Sekhar Banerjee, B.Tech, M.E, Ph.D. (Engg.), is an Assistant Professor in the Electronics and Communications Engineering Department at Bengal Institute of Technology, Kolkata, India and visiting researcher (Post Doc) at Nottingham Trent University, UK. Additionally, He is also the Professor-in-Charge, R & D and Consultancy Cell of BIT. He has teaching and research experience spanning 17 years and completed one IEI funded project. He is a life member of the CSI, ISTE, IEI, ISOC, IAENG and fellow of IETE. He is the present honorary Secretary-cum-Treasurer, of the ISTE WB Section. He is also the present honorary Secretary of the Computer Society of India, Kolkata Chapter. He has published over fifty papers in various international journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters. He is the lead author of “A Text Book on Mastering Digital Electronics: Principle, Devices, and Applications”. He has also co-authored another book and is currently processing six edited books in reputed international publishers like Springer, CRC Press, De Gruyter, etc. Presently he is also processing two more textbooks; those are now in press. His areas of research interests include Computational Intelligence, Cognitive Radio, Sensor Networks, AI/ML, Network Security, Different Computing Techniques, IoT, WBAN (e-healthcare), Expert Systems.
Dr. Mario Köppen received his master degree in solid state physics at Humboldt-University of Berlin in 1991. Afterwards, he worked as scientific assistant at the Central Institute for Cybernetics and Information Processing in Berlin. From 1992 to 2006, he worked with the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology and achieved the doctoral degree at the Technical University Berlin. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers in conference proceedings, journals and books and played active role in various conferences, incl. the WSC on-line conference series on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, and the HIS conference series on Hybrid Intelligent Systems. He is founding member of the World Federation of Soft Computing, and since 2016 Editor-in-Chief of Applied Soft Computing journal. In 2006, he became JSPS fellow at the Kyushu Institute of Technology in Japan, Professor at the Network Design and Research Center (NDRC) in 2008 and Professor at the Graduate School of Creative Informatics of the Kyushu Institute of Technology in 2013.