Invited Speakers

Prof. (Dr.) Rajib Mall

Professor, Computer Science & Engineering, Head, Information Technology
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Bio: Dr.Rajib Mall is Professor of Computer Science & Engineering , and Head Information Technology at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur since 1994. Dr. Mall’s area of interest is program analysis and testing. He has vast practical experience in developing industry-oriented software products. Having an academic experience of a decade and half in IIT Kharagpur, Professor Mall has guided several doctoral dissertations and published over a hundred research articles. He is currently working in the project titled “Free And Open Source Software For Software Engineering”.

Dr. Mihaela M. Albu, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer (I&M Society)

Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania
A native of Craiova, Romania, she is a graduate from Politehnica University of Bucharest (UPB) in 1987 and did her Ph.D. in 1998 and since 2002 is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at UPB. Her research interests include wide area measurement systems as well as synchronized measurements and evaluation of the associated uncertainty considered in the state estimation algorithms, DC grids as an innovative solution for future intelligent grids, IEEE and IEC standards in power, power system protection, virtual and Internet-based laboratories amongst numerous others.She is the founder of an interdisciplinary group MicroDERLab at UPB, and coordinates several research teams working on projects funded by national and international grants. Her work includes coordination of a  monograph (on measurements in power systems ), 7 Book chapters, 21 Journal Publications, more than 70 papers published in International Conference Proceedings, 40  presentations, invited papers and... Read more

Prof. (Dr.) Bruce McMillin, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer (Computer Society)

Associate Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing Director, Center for Information Assurance Senior Investigator, Intelligent Systems Center
Department of Computer Science, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
Bio:  Dr. Bruce McMillin is currently the associate dean for research and outreach in the College of Engineering and Computing and a professor of Computer Science at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T). He established and leads the campus Center for Information Assurance and is a senior research investigator in the campus Intelligent Systems Center at S&T His research is on formal methods for fault tolerance and security in distributed embedded systems with an eye towards critical infrastructure protection, most recently focusing on security and dependability of the advanced electric power grid control (smart grid). His research has been supported by the United States NSF, AFOSR, DOE, and several Missouri Industries. Dr. McMillin has authored over 100 refereed papers in international conferences and journals. He is leading the distributed grid intelligence project of the NSF Future Renewables Engineering Research Center, an advanced smart grid... Read more

Prof. (Dr.) Iti Saha Misra

Professor,Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Short Bio: Dr. Iti Saha Misra is the former Head of the Department and now a professor in the Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She completed her B.Tech degree in Radio Physics and Electronics from Calcutta University (1989) and Masters in Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University (1991), Kolkata, India. After the completion of PhD in Engineering in the field of Microstrip Antennas from Jadavpur University, she is actively engaged in teaching since 1997. Prof. Iti Saha Misra has 25 + years of research experience in the fields of Wireless Communication and Networks and 20 + years of teaching experience in the Department of ETCE. She is the recipient of prestigious Career award for Young teachers by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in 2004, obtained IETE Gowri memorial award in 2007 in the best paper category for the topic of “4G networks: Migration to the Future”, co–author of several best paper... Read more