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Dr. Amarjeet Singh is a Professor in the Computer Science Department of Shriram Institute of Management and Technology, Uttarakhand at the University of Kumaon University .She/he received his/her Ph.D.Degree in Computer Science from Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon University in 2013. and earned his/her postdoctoral from university of IGNOU. Then worked as a Assistant Professor in Shriram Institute of Management and Technology, Institute/University for last 3 Years. He/she is having 11 Years of Experience in the field of IT. Her/his Area of Expertise includes: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics Engineering, Web Caching etc…

Dr. C.R.L. Murthy is a Professor (Retd.) from the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He pursued Ph. D in the field of Engineering from IISC Bangalore in the year 1983. His technical research areas include Experimental Structures, Non-destructive Evaluation, Fatigue and Fracture, Acoustic Emission Signal Processing, Ultrasonics, Image Processing and Computer Tomography, Health Monitoring and Smart Structures, Pulsed Eddy current Imaging and NDE of Nano Composites. He is a renowned member of professional bodies; Past Vice President (Technical) : Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing, Past National General Secretary: Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing, Past Chairman: Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing, Bangalore Chapter, Founder Security Acoustic Emission Working Group (India), Past Chairman: Acoustic Emission Working Group (India), Controller of Education & Resources: National Certification Board, ISNT, Fellow: Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing: The Aeronautical Society of India. He is also a Member of Indian Society for Smart Structures, American Society of Non-Destructive Testing, Instrument Society of India, and Indian Society for Technical Education, Institution of Engineers, Indian Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering, Materials Research Society of India, Indian Society for Technical Education. He is the recipient of various honors and awards as Fellow: Indian National Academy of Engineering (2000), Honorary Fellow: Indian Society for Nondestructive Testing (2002), Awarded by Govt, of India Fellowship for Merit, 1960, National NDT Award 1987–88 (Awarded by the Indian Institute of Non-Destructive Inspection Engineering, 1989), Acoustic Emission Working Group Gold Medal, 1992. Dr. Biren Roy Trust Award 1993.Best Paper Award for R & D (NDE-92), Best Paper Award in Acoustic Emission (NDE-95), AR & DB Silver Jubilee Award for best R & D project (1996), Best Paper Award 14th World Conference on NDT (1996)-NDE of Composites, Best Paper Award 14th World Conference on NDT (1996)-NDE of Non-metals, Best Paper Award, Journal of NDE, 1998, Best Paper Award, Journal of NDT &E, 2004, Guest of Honor, NDE 2009, “NDE in Power Industry”, December, 2009, Guest of Honor NIITT, for opening a a one Day Work Shop and Center for IVHM (2012).

Dr. Dillip A. Shah is a Senior Professor and Head, School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan University, Chennai, India. He received his Ph. D degree in Aeronautics from the University of Newcastle, Australia in the year 1988. He has a rich experience of 35 years in the field of Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering. His research interests are in the areas of experimental fluid mechanics. Specifically, his main contributions are in the areas of experimental turbulence research in the duct flow, wake flow and jet flows primarily to study the structures of turbulence. He have also contributed in the area of bluff body aerodynamics and building aerodynamics. His expertise is in the development of hot-wire anemometry and wind tunnel design and testing. He published nearly 100 technical paper in academic refereed journals and local and international conferences: 40 papers in International Refereed Journals and 61 papers in International Conferences. For the last more than 15 years, he has been involved in participating in number of consultancy projects at NUS. The work was carried out using the NUS-HDB Wind Tunnel belonging to Civil Engineering Dept, NUS. We have carried out more than 11 consultancy projects to study the wind loads on and structural response of the building. Examples are: Duxton plain, Fusionpolis, Harbour Front Buildings near Cable Car Tower, UIC development opposite DBS towers, Toa Payoh HDB development, Clementi HDB project etc. All these projects were carried out in Singapore. He has been involved in organizing number of international conferences related to fluid mechanics and heat transfer. He was active committee member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers for number of years for Singapore Chapter (1990–2002). He was also a member of various departmental and faculty level committees over the years at National University of Singapore including Engineering Degree Accreditation Committee.

Dr. Ashok K. Singh is a Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Physics from University of Rajasthan Jaipur in 1992, and then worked as a Scientist in DRDO for 24 years. He is having 30 years of rich experience in the field of Instrumentation. His area of expertise includes sensors, actuators, multisensor data fusion, data acquisition, data presentation and visualization, composites, nanotechnology, etc. He is the author of over 130 research papers, contributed to encyclopedia published by Springer, recipient of DRDO Scientist of the year award, laboratory scientist of year award, researcher of the year, fellow Maharashtra Academy of Sciences and has completed many projects of importance to defence.

Dr. Kalyan Pr. Sinhamahapatra is a Chair Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at I.I.T. Kanpur. Dr. K. P. Sinhamahapatra joined the institute in the year 1998. His areas of interests comprises of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Large Eddy Simulation, Aeroacoustics and Fluid-Structure Interaction. He is the Life Member of Aeronautical Society of India, Wind Engineering Society of India. He is also a Member of Aerodynamics Panel of AR&DB. He is the Fellow of Institute of Engineers. He is also the Member of Aerospace Resources Panel of AR&DB.

Dr. M. R. Nayak is the Head, Aerospace Electronics & Systems Division, CSIR-NAL (Retd.), and Advisor to Director, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India.

Dr. Parammasivam Kanjikovil Mahali is a Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai, India. He earned his postdoctoral from Japan, in the area of Wing Engineering. He has a rich experience of 23 years that includes (Professional and Technical). He area of expertise includes Wind Turbine Aerodynamics, Porous Flame Combustion and Film Cooling. He handled many administrative responsibilities “Coordinator for Quality Improvement Programmes for MIT, Anna University, for IIT CE-QIP Programmes in the year 2016” followed by Director, for the Centre for Aerospace Research, Anna University during 31.05.2011 to 10.06.2014. His Patents includes Parammasivam K.M, Sivaraj G, Senthilkumar S “Aerodynamic Drag Reduction Of Hatch Back Car Using Base Bleed” Patent application number 3777/CHE/2010A, Issue nos. 53/2010 pp 5292, The Patent Office Journal. Parammasivam K.M, Senthilkumar S, Sivaraj G, “Optimization Of Vortex Generator For Sedan Car Model For Reduction Of Aerodynamic Drag” patent application number 3778/CHE/2010A, Issue nos.53/2010, pp. 5293, The Patent Office Journal. Sivaraj G, Parammasivam K.M, Nithish S, Veeramanikandan R, “Automatic Dust Removal System On Hatch Back Car” Patent application number 5072/CHE/2015, The Patent Office Journal. He is the recipient of 6 awards from the year 1996 till date. He is an expert member to evaluate the project proposals in the Mechanical Engineering, in the Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology, Govt. of Tamilnadu, India in 2015.

Dr. Pinnam Lovaraju is an In-charge Head of Aerospace Engineering Department, Lakireddy Balireddy College of Engineering, Mylavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Aerospace Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 2008 and earned a rich 9 years of experience in his relevant field. His area of expertise includes Experimental Aerodynamics. He is the organizer of short term courses, conducted work-shops and published various manuscripts in National as well as International Journals.

Dr. Ravishekar Kannan is a Principal Scientist at CFDRC. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering and has been practicing Computational Fluid Dynamics and scientific computing for the last 12 years. His research interests include moving boundary problems, parallel programming, computer architecture based optimization, algorithm development for high order methods, computational biology, particle transport formulations and fluid structure interactions. His Ph.D. dissertation dealt with developing high order p-multigrid implicit Spectral volume and Spectral difference methods for Navier Stokes equations. During his M.S. and PhD he developed an unstructured parallel overset adaptive Cartesian-Prism grid for handling 3D moving boundary problem. He continued the above as a research engineer at CFDRC through the grants he received from the Air Force and Navy contracts. He has published a series of research papers on the above in well-known international journals. As a senior scientist, he is a key architect of the CFDRC’s HPC suites, used internally and by other organizations like AFRL, AFOSR, NASA, Merck Research Laboratories. Currently Dr. Kannan works on the integration of CoBi and PETSc tools for Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) problems and benchmarking on parallel computing clusters. Dr. Kannan has published several peer-reviewed journal articles and made technical presentations at conferences in the area of HPC/parallelization, high order methods and computational models for blast injury prediction. Dr. Kannan has been the Principal Investigator for HPC projects from NASA, Air Force and Merck Research Laboratories. Dr. Kannan is in the editorial board of “Journal of Aerospace Engineering and Technology” and “International Journal of Biomedical Engineering”. Dr Kannan is an expert in HPC, high order methods, CFD and computational physics, the author of over 35 publications, the reviewer of over 80 manuscripts and is a highly cited researcher.

Dr. Suvanjan Bhattacharya is an Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at MCKV Institute of Engineering, Howrah, West Bengal India. He received his Ph.D. degree in the discipline of Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University. Dr. Bhattacharya’s field of interest includes heat transfer enhancement, Energy conversion and Power plant Engineering and Two- phase flow. He is having 5 years of rich experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. He is the recipient of various achievements and awards as in Master’s Thesis¬, “Heat transfer characteristics of laminar flow through a circular duct having integral transverse rib roughness and fitted with center-clear twisted tape “Nominated as one of the best “Innovative Student Project Award” in the year of 2012 by Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), New Delhi. He won Best Paper award at International Conference on Recent Innovations in Science, Engineering and Technology, Goa 16th March, 2014, On “Designing of an aerofoil blades with 2-D geometry”. He also won Best Paper award and Gold Medal at International Conference on “Experimental investigation of drag and lift force on an airfoil shaped body at different angles” at Bangalore 22nd June, 2014, at International Conference on Mechanical and Production Engineering. He won the Best paper award and Medal at International Conference on “Convective heat transfer enhancement in low Reynolds number of a circular pipe with full length twisted tape inserts” at Pune 29th June, 2014, at International conference on Recent Innovations in Science, Engineering and Technology ICRISET and also won the Best paper award and Memento at International Conference on “Design and Fabrication of a Solar power unmanned aerial vehicle” at Chennai 28th Sept, 2014, at International conference on Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering.

Dr. Tiauw Hiong "Yongki" Go obtained his Master’s and Doctoral degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), both in Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1994 and 1999, respectively. After finishing his doctoral program, he worked at MIT’s Man-Vehicle Laboratory and Center for Transportation and Logistics as a Postdoctoral Associate and later on as a Research Engineer. His work at MIT includes dynamics and control of aircraft wing rock, spacecraft attitude control using geomagnetic field, simulator motion effects on airline pilot training, and environmental impact of aviation. In December 2005, he joined the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore as an Assistant Professor. During his tenure there until 2012, he has successfully guided students in various projects involving unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), which led to excellence in various international UAV competitions, and secured significant research fund in the area of UAV dynamics and control. Since January 2013, Dr. Go has been an Associate Professor with Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering department, Florida Institute of Technology. His research interest includes unconventional flight dynamics and control, UAV systems, and multiple flight coordination.

Dr. Vijayaraja Kengaiah is a Professor in the Tagore Engineering College, Department of Aeronautical Engineering at the Anna University. He received his Ph.D degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Anna University in 2009. Then Dr. Kengaiah, worked as a Professor and Head in P. B. College of Engineering/Anna University for 3 about years. He is having 18 years of rich experience in the field of Education (Teaching). His area of expertise includes; Aerodynamics, Gas dynamics, Flight dynamics and Jet propulsion etc.

Dr. Yuwaraj M. Ghugal is a Professor and Head in the Department of Applied Mechanics, Govt. College of Engineering, Karad, Maharashtra, India. He received his Ph.D. degree in Structural Engineering, from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai in the year 2000. He is having a rich 24 years of experience in the field of Structural Engineering. He has delivered various lectures, attended many short term courses, seminars, conferences, symposiums etc.