Important Date

Last Submission Date:15th August, 2018.

Acceptance Notification :10th September, 2018.

Deadline for Final Paper Submission:25th September, 2018.

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Patrons of The Conference
Dr. Anil Kakodkar

Dr. Anil Kakodkar is a renowned scientist of India. He was the director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre at Trombay. But currently, he is the chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India (AEIC) and also the Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Atomic Energy. Apart from playing a most important role in India’s nuclear tests asserting sovereignty, Dr. Kakodkar is a champion of India’s self-reliance on Thorium as a fuel for nuclear energy. Dr. Anil kakodkar was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian honour, on 26th January 2009.

Dr. Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe

Dr. Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati joined All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as Chairman on 17th July 2015. Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe Graduated from BVB College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli affiliated to Karnataka University, Dharwad, Karnataka in Mechanical Engineering with First Rank and Gold medal in 1980. Subsequently, he obtained Master's and Doctoral (with UGC Fellowship) degrees from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore in 1982 and 1989 respectively. Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe is presently working as Chairman & Expert Member on various National Level Committees. Some of these include; Chairman, Basic Scientific Research (BSR), Empowered Committee of UGC, SWAYAM Board and Chairman BOG of NIT Itanagar. As a Member/Fellow he is actively involved in the activities of many Professional Bodies/Societies, such as ISTE, ASME, ASEE, ASI, IET, Institution of Engineers (IE). He was awarded with "Maha-Intrapreneur Award-2011" of Praj Industries, Pune for his Leadership and Innovative abilities in the area of Technology Development and Entrepreneurship initiatives.

Inaugural Speaker
Dr. Kota Harinarayana

Dr. Kota Harinarayana is the Fellow of Aeronautical Society of India (former President of the Society),National academy of sciences and Indian National Academy of Engineering. He received distinguished alumnus award from Indian Institute of Science and from IIT Bombay. He was awarded National Aeronautics Prize and FIE Foundation Award in 1996. He received the DRDO Technology Leadership Award for 2001. He was honoured with Padma Shri by Government of India in 2002. Indian National. Academy of Engineering conferred up on him, the life time contribution award in engineering, for the year 2006. He received DRDO life time achievement award in 2008.Berhampur University conferred on him honorary doctorate in the year 2008.

Speakers
Dr. KC

KC Santosh (IEEE Senior member) has been employed at the University of South Dakota (USD) as an Assistant Professor since 2015. In addition, he serves as the Graduate Program Coordinator (GPC) for the department of computer science. Before joining the USD, Dr. Santosh worked as a research fellow at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH). He worked as a postdoctoral research scientist at the LORIA research centre, Univ. de Lorraine in direct collaboration with ITESOFT, France (industrial partner). He has received his PhD diploma in computer science from INRIA - Univ. de Lorraine (France), MS in Computer Science from Thammasat Univ. (Thailand). Dr. Santosh has demonstrated expertise in pattern recognition, image processing, computer vision, artificial intelligence and machine learning with various applications in medical image analysis, graphics recognition, document information content exploitation and biometrics. He published more than 120 peer-reviewed research articles, two authored books (Springer) and edited several books (Springer, Elsevier and CRC press), journal issues (Springer) and conference proceedings (Springer). Dr. Santosh serves as an associate editor of the international journal of machine learning & cybernetics (Springer). Dr KC has a long academic experience in three different continents: Asia, Europe and America.

Dr. Gyorgy Szekely

Dr. Gyorgy Szekely received his MEng degree in Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Budapest, and he earned his PhD degree in Chemistry under the European Commission’s Marie Curie Actions from the Technical University of Dortmund. He worked as an Early Stage Researcher in Hovione Pharma Science Ltd and an IAESTE Fellow at the University of Tokyo. He was a Research Associate working with Professor Andrew Livingston on molecular level separations in Imperial College London. He is currently a Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at The University of Manchester, an Adjunct Faculty at Saveetha University, and recipient of the Distinguished Visiting Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering. His multidisciplinary professional background covers supramolecular chemistry, molecular recognition, molecular imprinting, process development, sustainable separations, waste utilization, nanofiltration and pharmaceutical purification. He serves as an Academic Editor for the journal Advanced Materials Letters, the Secretary General for the Marie Curie Fellows Association, and a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He has over 40 publications including 4 patents and 4 book chapters.

Dr. Christina Georgantopo

Dr Christina Georgantopoulou is an Academic Teacher of Mechanical Engineering at Bahrain Polytechnic. She is a Mechanical Engineer with PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics from National Technical University of Athens. Her research interests are in CFD methods and techniques, grid generation, mathematical modeling of flows, pipeline flows simulation but also heat transfer and insulation in buildings, renewable resources of energy, photovoltaic devices and systems development etc. She has published more than 40 publications as research papers in international journals or in proceedings of int. conferences as well as academic textbooks. She is a member of “Worth Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society” and she continues her research concerning the numerical calculation of pipeline networks’ flows and renewable re related to the industries of Bahrain. Currently she is the Head of Engineering School.

Dr. Shiv Kapoor

Dr. Shiv G. Kapoor is Professor and Grayce Wicall Gauthier Chair and Director of the Center for Machine Tool Systems Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He holds a PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prof. Kapoor has sustains a relevant and well-supported research program in the areas of manufacturing process modeling and process automation. The main goal has been to develop science-based understanding of the processes for the purpose of increasing productivity and improving quality. For the past 10 years, he and colleagues at UIUC and Northwestern University have been engaged in laying the foundation of a new manufacturing paradigm related to micro/meso-scale mechanical manufacturing. The main idea is the creation of miniaturized manufacturing equipment and processes that are integrated into autonomous “microfactories” and promote the concept of mass customization through distributed manufacturing (DM). Prof. Kapoor’s research is developing a better scientific understanding of emerging nano- and micro-scale manufacturing processes to bridge the gap between the laboratory technologies and their industrial applications.

Dr. Akhtar Kalam

Prof. Akhtar has been at Victoria University since 1985 and was a former Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science for 7 years. He has wide experience in educational institutions and industry across four continents. He has worked with Ingersoll Rand and other electrical manufacturers. He has held teaching appointments at the University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq and Capricornia Institute of Advanced Education, Rockhampton, Queensland. His major areas of interests are power system analysis, communication, control, protection and cogeneration systems. He has been actively engaged in the teaching of Energy Systems to undergraduates, postgraduates and providing professional courses to the industry both in Australia and overseas. He regularly offers professional development courses on Power System Protection, Renewable Energy and Cogeneration & Gas Turbine Operation to the Energy Supply Association of Australia (ESAA) and Australian Power Institute (API).

Dr. Daniel Steenstra

Daniel’s expertise in healthcare innovation is based on a unique combination of experience in academia, Medicine and industry. He is the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Visiting Professor in Medical Innovation at Cranfield University. After graduating in Medicine, Daniel pursued a career in car design, first in Italy working on Ferraris and trucks, then as project stylist and design management with Jaguar and FordUSA. To gain wider experience he joined WMG at the University of Warwick where he was responsible for the integration of design in postgraduate programmes. Daniel implemented innovation processes for Unilever and ALSTOM and developed InterQB-It®, a proven framework for joined-up thinking for whole organisations. He set up HealthTech supporting over 200 SMEs in the healthcare sector, securing 800 jobs and £40m worth of sales.Daniel then set up Innovations Factory Ltd based at Heartlands Hospital to develop and commercialise innovative healthcare products and services.

Dr. Satish Bukkapatnam

Dr. Satish is presently working as Rockwell International Professor and Director of TEES Institute for Manufacturing Systems. The main research thrust during the last ten years has been to advance wired and wireless sensor-based dynamic system modeling principles for monitoring and prognostics applications in (i) ultraprecision and nano-manufacturing processes, such chemical mechanical polishing of semiconductor wafers and synthesis of nanotube composites (sponsors: NSF and Micron), (ii) systems cardiology and cardiorespiratory dynamics (sponsor: NSF, OCAST, OSU-CHS), (iii) automotive manufacturing systems (sponsors: NSF and GM), and (iv) large infrastructure and lifeline systems (sponsors: NSF, FAA, Tinker AFB and DoT). He has 124 peer-reviewed publications (71 accepted or published in journals and 53 in refereed conference proceedings), and 8 invention disclosures (9 pending patents and inception of two commercial ventures). Dr. Satish served as a PI or Co-PI for contracts/grants (including 15 NSF grants) of $4.6M. He received OSU regents distinguished research award (2011), one of the highest research awards at the University. Also he received best paper awards from IIE Manufacturing and Design Division Track (2009), IIE C-IE Division Track (2010, 2011), IIE SEMS Track (2012), IIE CIEDAH student poster contest (2011), INFORMS Transportation (TSL) Society (2007), SAS Datamining Conference (2012), and Artificial Neural Network in Engineering (1995).56

Dr. Botir Usmonov

Dr. Botir Usmonov, the Vice Rector of Tashkent University of information technologies, Uzbekistan.

Dr. Mbuya Thomas Ochuku

Dr. Thomas Ochuku Mbuya working as Lecturer in Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, University of Nairobi, Kenya. His areas of specialization includes, Materials Science & Engineering, Materials Processing, Engineering/Product Design, and research interests, Process-microstructure-property relationships of cast aluminium and other engineering materials; design of machine elements, recycling of waste, design of renewable energy products.

Dr. Agus Budiyono

Dr. Agus Budiyono currently working as Associate Professor Agus Budiyono completed his graduate education at MIT and has been in faculty positions for twelve years prior to joining School of Engineering at RMIT. His research focuses on the application of frontier technologies for unmanned vehicles in ground, underwater and aerial domains. Dr. Agus supervises graduate (MS and PhD) and undergraduate thesis work in the area of Aerospace guidance, navigation, dynamics and control, unmanned aerial vehicle, flight simulation, and autonomous vehicle systems.