2nd International Conference on Advances in Computing, Control
and Communication Technology (IAC3T-2018)


TUTORIAL SPEAKER


1 Name:

Prof. Anupam Agrawal, IIIT-Allahabad, India



Topic:

Knowledge Based System Design



Biography:

Dr. Anupam Agrawal is working as a Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology at Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (IIIT-A) since the year 2012. Earlier he has served at IIIT-A at the posts of Assistant Professor and Associate Professor. Before joining IIIT-A in the year 2000, he was working as scientist `D' at DEAL, DRDO, Govt. of India, Dehradun where he had contributed significantly in various national level projects.

He received his M.Tech. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai and Ph.D. degree in Information Technology from Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (in association with Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee). He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Computer Science & Technology, University of Bedfordshire (UK) during which he had contributed significantly in two major European Commission projects which were rated excellent by the commission. His research interests include Computer Vision, Image Processing, Visual Computing, Machine Learning, Remote Sensing, SoftComputing and Human-Computer Interaction. He has over 110 publications related to these areas in various international & national journals and conference proceedings, has published 8 book chapters, and has co-authored three books. He is the recipient of Er. Hari Mohan Memorial Award for the best research paper by the Institution of Engineers (India), Lucknow in November, 2005 and other similar awards subsequently. He has filed a software patent related to large medical data visualization.

He is on the review board for various international journals including IEEE, Springer, MDPI, Taylor & Francis and Elsevier. He has organized three international conferences as Program Chair/ Coordinator under the ACM and Springer banners; he has also organized Summer school, CEPs as well as several Workshops. He has delivered several invited talks. He is Coordinator of MTech Human-Computer Interaction Program at IIIT-A and is also a member of the Senate and the Institute Advisory Committee of IIIT Allahabad. Earlier he has served as Professor In-Charge Examinations, Chief Proctor and Officiating Dean (Academics) at IIIT-A. He is currently serving as Professor InCharge of IIIT Lucknow which is under the mentorship of IIIT Allahabad since July' 2015. He is the Principal Investigator of an international (Indo-UK) Project funded by the DST, India. He is a member of ACM (USA), senior member of IEEE (USA) and a fellow of IETE (India).