Prof. Surya Prakash Singh
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Prof. Surya Prakash Singh is currently Professor in the Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, India. He holds a Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur. He is also a Postdoctoral Fellow from NUS Singapore-MIT USA alliance. His research interest includes application of AI techniques, developing heuristics/meta-heuristics in operations & supply chain problems, procurement analytics, vendor selection, flexible and sustainable operations, big data analytics, and Industry 4.0. His work has been published in leading international journals of repute such as International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Resources Conservation & Recycling, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Annals of Operations Research, Computers and Operations Research, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Production Planning and Control, Management Decisions, Expert System with Applications, Food Control, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Sustainable Production and Consumption, Asia Pacific Management Review, International Journal of Logistics Management, Management of Environmental Quality. More than 150 research papers have been published at international journals and conference proceedings of repute. He also regularly reviews articles for many leading journals. He Guest Edited special issues in Management of Environmental Quality, Annals of Operations Research, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management and Benchmarking: An International Journal, and Resources Conservation & Recycling. He is also actively involved in research projects and industrial consultancies. In addition to this, he has conducted sessions to management students at various B-schools in the country such as IIM Rohtak, IIM Raipur, IIM Kashipur, IIM Ranchi, IIM Sirmaur, IIT Kanpur, MDI Gurgoan, SNU Gr. Noida, SCMHRD Pune, XLRI, BIMTECH Gr Noida, and XIM Bhubaneswar. He has also authored text book on “Production and Operations Management”.
Dr. Mamoun Alazab, Senior member IEEE
Charles Darwin University, Australia
Mamoun Alazab is an Associate Professor at the College of Engineering, IT and Environment at Charles Darwin University, Australia. He received his PhD degree in Computer Science from the Federation University of Australia, School of Science, Information Technology and Engineering. He is a cyber security researcher and practitioner with industry and academic experience. Dr Alazab’s research is multidisciplinary that focuses on cyber security and digital forensics of computer systems including current and emerging issues in the cyber environment like cyber-physical systems and internet of things, by taking into consideration the unique challenges present in these environments, with a focus on cybercrime detection and prevention. Alazab’s look into the intersection use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning as essential tools for cybersecurity, for example, detecting attacks, analyzing malicious code or uncovering vulnerabilities in software and hardware. He has more than 150 research papers, two of his papers were selected as the featured articles, and two other papers received the best paper award. He is the recipient of short fellowship from from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) based on his nomination from the Australian Academy of Science. Also, two teaching and learning awards.He delivered many invited and keynote speeches, 24 events in 2019 alone. He convened and chaired more than 50 conferences and workshops. Previously, he worked as a Senior Lecturer at the Australian National University (ANU), Lecturer in Cyber Security at Macquarie University, Assistant Professor at the American University of Middle East, and as a fellow at Chuo University and He is the founding chair of the IEEE Northern Territory Subsection: (Feb 2019 – current). He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, Cybersecurity Academic Ambassador for Oman’s Information Technology Authority (ITA), Member of the IEEE Computer Society’s Technical Committee on Security and Privacy(TCSP) and has worked closely with government and industry on many projects, including IBM, Trend Micro, the Australian Federal Police (AFP), the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), Westpac, UNODC, and the Attorney General’s Department.He is an editor on multiple editorial boards including Associate Editor of IEEE Access (2018 Impact Factor 4.098), Editor of the Security and Communication Networks Journal(2018 Impact Factor: 1.376) , International Advisory Board of the International Journal of Smart Security Technologies, and Book Review Section Editor: Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law.
Prof. Neeraj Kumar
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India
Prof. Neeraj Kumar received his Ph.D. in CSE from SMVD University, Katra (J & K), India, and was a postdoctoral research fellow in Coventry University, Coventry, UK. He is working as a Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala (Pb.), India. Dr. Neeraj is an internationally renowned researcher in the areas of VANET & CPS Smart Grid & IoT Mobile Cloud computing & Big Data and Cryptography. He has published more than 400 technical research papers in leading journals and conferences from IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, John Wiley, and Taylor and Francis. His paper has been published in some of the high impact factors journals such as-IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, IEEE Access, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE IoT Journal, IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, IEEE Communication Magazine, IEEE Networks Magazine etc. Apart from the journals, he has also published papers in some of the core conferences of his area of specialization such as-IEEE Globecom, IEEE ICC, IEEE Greencom, IEEE CSCWD. He has guided many research scholars leading to Ph.D. and M.E./M.Tech. His research is supported by funding from TCS, CSIT, UGC, and UGC in the area of Smart grid, energy management, VANETs, and Cloud computing. He is a member of the Cyber-Physical Systems and Security (CPSS) research group. He has research funding from DST, CSIR, UGC, and TCS. He has total research funding from these agencies of more than 6 Crores under different schemes from the GOI. Recently, he has also got International research projects under the DST-research initiative. He has an h-index of 55 (according to Google scholar, July 2020) with more than 10000 citations to his credit. He is editorial board members of ACM Computing Survey, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, Computer Communications, IEEE Network, IEEE Communication Magazine, International Journal of Communication Systems, Wiley, Security, and Communication, John Wiley, and Journal of Networks and Computer Applications, Elsevier. He has visited many countries mainly for academic purposes. He is a visiting research fellow at Coventry University, Coventry, UK. He is also a distinguished professor at King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Asia University, Taiwan, and Charles Darwin University, Australia. He has many research collaborations with premier institutions in India and different universities across the globe. He has been engaged in different academic activities inside and outside the Institute. He has supervised 12 Ph.D. students and 5 are currently pursuing their thesis. He has also supervised more than 25 M.E./M.Tech. thesis. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He is in the list of the highly cited researchers in the Web of Science list of 2019. He has won many awards from IEEE.
Dr. Kuldeep Goyal
Scientist, DRDO, India
Kuldeep Goyal is currently working as Scientist at DRDO, Delhi, India. He received his MS (IT Security) from faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, and B.Tech.(Hons) in Computer Engineering from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India. He has more than 15 years of experience including teaching and research. He is a member of IEEE, Computer Society of India, and Cryptology Research Society of India. His current area of research includes Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cyberpsychology and IT Security. He has published more than 15 technical research papers in international journals and conferences. He has delivered many invited talks, and expert lectures for the promotion of Science & Technology in India. He is also member of curriculum development committees for State and National Institutes/Universities. He is the recipient of Laboratory Scientist of the year award (2016), National Science Day Oration award (2016), and National Technology Day award (2019).
Dr. Adriana Burlea-Schiopoiu
University of Craiova, Romania
Adriana Burlea-Schiopoiu is a professor of Management at the University of Craiova, Romania, Romanian ambassador for ARGH (Association Francophone de Gestion des Ressources Humaines http://www.agrh.fr/les-ambassadeurs/; Member of the Scientific Council of the University Agency of the Francophonie (AUF) – https://www.auf.org/a-propos/les-instances/le-conseil-scientifique/; Head of Cyber-Security Branch – Scientific Innovation Research Group (SIRG) ; President of the Regional Commission of Experts (CRE) – Central and Eastern Europe – https://www.auf.org/europe-centrale-orientale/a-propos/instances-regionales/, Vice-president of Ethics Commission of the University of Craiova – https://www.ucv.ro/despre/structura/comisie_etica/membri_comisia_de_etica.php; Member of the Directors Board of Doctoral School of the University of Craiova – https://www.ucv.ro/invatamant/educatie/programe_doctorat/consiliul_CSUD.php. She is a professor teaching and research in Human Resources Management, Project Management, Social Audit, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Negotiation Techniques at the University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration in Romania. Visiting Professor teaching and research in Cross-Cultural Management, Human Resources Management, Intercultural Management at universities, in France, Poland and Latvia. Professor Adriana Burlea-Schiopoiu is member in many organising committee of the national and international journals and conferences. She stimulated and encouraged the cooperation between her university and the other universities around the world (for example, Co-operation with staff and teacher from other International Universities in various scientific projects – For example universities form France, USA, UK, Swiss, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Norway and Holland). She was key note speaker for many international conferences in France, Portugal, Albania, Lebanon, India, Iraq and Turkey.
ACM Distinguished Speaker
Associate Editor @ IEEE J-BHI, IEEE Access, Scientific Reports, Remote Sensing, IJWGS
Dr. Mohamed Elhoseny is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, American University in the Emirates, Dubai, UAE. Dr. Elhoseny is an ACM Distinguished Speaker and IEEE Senior Member. He received his PhD in Computers and Information from Mansoura University/University of North Texas through a joint scientific program. Collectively, Dr. Elhoseny authored/co-authored over 150 published articles in prestigious journals, book chapters, and conference papers. Besides, Dr. Elhoseny authored/edited 17 international books published by recognized publishers such as Springer and Elsevier. His research interests include Smart Cities, Network Security, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Intelligent Systems. Dr. Elhoseny is the founder and the Editor-in-Chief of IJSSTA journal published by IGI Global. Also, he is an Associate Editor at IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, IEEE Access, Scientific Reports, IEEE Future Directions, Remote Sensing, and International Journal of E-services and Mobile Applications. Moreover, he served as the co-chair, the publication chair, the program chair, and a track chair for several international conferences published by recognized publishers such as IEEE and Springer. Dr. Elhoseny is the Editor-in-Chief of the Studies in Distributed Intelligence Springer Book Series, the Editor-in-Chief of The Sensors Communication for Urban Intelligence CRC Press-Taylor& Francis Book Series, and the Editor-in-Chief of The Distributed Sensing and Intelligent Systems CRC Press-Taylor& Francis Book Series. He was granted several awards by diverse funding bodies such as the Egypt State Encouragement Award in 2018, the Young Researcher Award in Artificial Intelligence from the Federation of Arab Scientific Research Councils in 2019, Obada International Prize for young distinguished scientists 2020, Mansoura University Young Researcher Award 2019, the SRGE best young researcher award in 2017, and the best Ph.D. thesis in Mansoura University in 2015. Dr. Elhoseny has 14 years of teaching experience and supervised two PhD students, two master students, and six graduation projects. Besides, he is a TPC Member or Reviewer in 100+ International Conferences and Workshops. Furthermore, he has been reviewing papers for 100+ International Journals including IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Internet of Things, Future Generation Computer Systems, IEEE Communication Letters, Elsevier Computer Communications, Computer Networks, Sustainable Cities and Society, Wireless Personal Communications, and Expert Systems with Applications. Dr. Elhoseny has been invited as a guest in many media programs to comment on technologies and related issues.