Dr. Chakchai So-In (SM, IEEE(14); SM, ACM(15)) is Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science at Khon Kaen University. He received B.Eng. and M.Eng. from KU (TH) in 1999 and 2001, respectively, and M.S. and Ph.D. from WUSTL (MO, USA) in 2006 and 2010, all in computer engineering. In 2003, he was Internet Working Trainee in a CNAP program at NTU (SG) and obtained Cisco/Microsoft Certifications. From 2006 to 2010, he was Intern at Mobile IP division, Cisco Systems, WiMAX Forum, and Bell Labs (USA). His research interests include mobile computing/sensor networks, Internet of Things, computer/wireless/distributed networks, cybersecurity, and intelligent systems and future Internet. He is/was Editor/Guest Member in IEEE Access, PLOS One, PeerJ (CS), Wireless and Mobile Comput., and ECTI-CIT. He has authored/co-authored over 100 publications and 10 books including IEEE JSAC, IEEE Commun./Wirel. Commun. Mag., Comput. Netw., and (Adv.) Android App. Dev., Windows Phone App. Dev., Comput. Netw. Lab, Netw. Sec. Lab. He has served as Committee Member and Reviewer for many prestigious conferences and journals such as ICNP, WCNC, Globecom, ICC, ICNC, PIMRC; and IEEE Trans. (Wirel. Commun., Comput., Vehi. Technol., Mobile Comput., Indus. Info.); IEEE Commun. Mag., Letter, Sys. J., Access; and Comput. Commun., Comput. Netw., Mobile and Netw. Appl., Wirel. Netw.
Dr. Narendra D. Londhe is presently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering of National Institute of Technology Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. He completed his B.E. from Amravati University in 2000 followed by M.Tech. and Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in the years 2006 and 2011, respectively. He has 14 years of rich experience in academics and research. He has published more than 150 articles in recognized journals, conferences, and books. His main areas of research include medical signal and image processing, biomedical instrumentation, speech signal processing, biometrics, intelligent healthcare, brain–computer interface, artificial intelligence, and pattern recognition. He has been awarded by organizations like Taiwan Society of Ultrasound in Medicine, Ultrasonics Society of India, and NIT Raipur. He is an active member of different recognized societies from his areas of research including senior membership of IEEE.
Dr. Nityesh Bhatt is Professor and Chairperson of Information Management Area at Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad. He holds M.B.A. (Marketing) and Ph.D. (e-Governance) degrees from M.L. Sukhadia University, India. He has also completed a four-month Faculty Development Programme (FDP) of IIM-Ahmedabad and an online 'Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme' of Diplo Foundation, Malta, in 2006. He has more than 22 years of experience in academia, corporate training, and research. In 1998, he was awarded as the best faculty of NIIT in North India. Credited with 52 research papers and management cases, he has also co-edited thirteen co-edited books. In 2006, he was invited to participate in the first Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meeting jointly organized by the United Nations—IGF Secretariat and Government of Greece at Athens. He is the recipient of ‘Dewang Mehta Best Teacher of Information Technology Award' in 2009. Four of his students have been awarded Ph.D. Another three students are pursuing their Ph.D. with him. He has completed four consultancy/research assignments for ISRO and Govt. of Kerala. Currently, he is involved in a major research project with ISRO on Government–Academia Interface. He has traveled to 10 countries for different academic initiatives. Since 2007, he is Member of the National Executive Committee of Special Interest Group on e-Governance (SIGeGov) set up by the Computer Society of India. He is Life Member of the Computer Society of India and Indian Society for Training and Development.
Dr. Meelis Kitsing is Author of The Political Economy of Digital Ecosystems (Routledge 2021). He is Rector of and Professor of Political Economy at the Estonian Business School. Previously, he worked as Head of Research at Foresight Center, Think-Tank at the Estonian Parliament, Adviser at the Strategy Unit of the Estonian Government Office, and Head of Economic Analysis at the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication. He also served as President of Estonian Economic Association. His current research interests focus on the political economy of digital platform ecosystems. His research has been published by Transnational Corporations Review, Journal of Politics, Policy and Internet, Journal of Information Technology and Politics as well as by Springer, IEEE, ACM, Leuven University, and MIT Press. He has conducted research and taught at the University of Massachusetts, National Center for Digital Government (US), George Mason University, Central European University, Harvard University, University of Connecticut, Stockholm School of Economics, and numerous other universities in Europe and in the United States. He has been quoted in the Financial Times, Economist, Reader’s Digest, El Comercio, and Postimees. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (US), his M.A.L.D. as Fulbright Scholar from the Fletcher School at Tufts University (US) and his M.Sc. as Peacock Scholar from London School of Economics (UK).