Jointly organised by Instrumentation Department

Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune

(An Autonomous Institute affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University)

Pre Conference Tutorial

Invited Speakers

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Dr. Ramkrishna Pasumarthy

Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras.

Ramkrishna Pasumarthy received the Ph.D. degree in systems and control from the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, in 2006. He is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India, where he is also associated with the Robert Bosch Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. He also held visiting positions with the Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA. His research interests include modeling and control of complex, physical, and network systems with applications to power, traffic, and brain networks; and identification and control and resource optimization in (cloud) computing systems. He also serves as a coordinator for the Swayam-NPTEL program at IIT Madras. Currently Associate Professor at Dynamics and Control lab, Held post doc positions at University of Melbourne and UCLA.

Topic for Keynote:

Date and Time: 23rd Sept 2022, 10.30 am IST at Sharad Arena Vishwakarma Institute of Technology Pune

Keynote Speaker

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Daniel Watzenig

Graz University of Technology Austria

Since 2008 he is Divisional Director of the Automotive Electronics Department at the Virtual Vehicle Research Center Graz. In 2017 he was appointed as Full Professor of Autonomous Driving at the Institute of Automation and Control, Graz University of Technology, Austria. His research interests focus on sense & control of automated vehicles, sensor fusion, and uncertainty estimation.

Topic for Keynote: Multi-Sensor Perception and Data Fusion.

Date and Time: 23rd Sept 2022, 11.30 am IST at Sharad Arena Vishwakarma Institute of Technology Pune

Keynote Speaker

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Ashutosh Dutta

Ph.D., IEEE Fellow, John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Ashutosh Dutta is currently senior scientist and 5G Chief Strategist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL). He is also a JHU/APL Sabbatical Fellow and adjunct faculty at The Johns Hopkins University. His career, spanning more than 30 years, includes Director of Technology Security and Lead Member of Technical Staff at AT&T, CTO of Wireless for NIKSUN, Inc., Senior Scientist and Project Manager in Telcordia Research, Director of the Central Research Facility at Columbia University, adjunct faculty at NJIT, and Computer Engineer with TATA Motors.

Topic for Keynote: 5G Networks, Security, and Applications - IEEE Future Networks Perspective

Date and Time: 23 Sept 2022, 6:30 PM IST (Online mode)

Tutorial Speaker

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Srikanth Chandrasekaran

Sr. Director and Practice Lead, Foundational Technologies
IEEE Standards Association

Sri has been associated with the IEEE Standards Association for the past 10 years focused on developing key program that address core issues of security, identity, trust and building end-to- end trustworthy devices and systems across emerging areas such as IoT/Smart Cities, Quantum Computing, Machine Learning, Sensors and Blockchain.
Sir also heads the standardization efforts for IEEE SA for the Asia Pacific region and drives the IEEE Prior to joining IEEE, Sri was associated with Freescale Semiconductor Inc. (formerly Motorola Inc.) for 17 years, managing a global Electronic Design Automation R&D team. Sri received the Accellera Technical Excellence Award in 2009 for his leadership and contributions to design automation standardization.

Topic for Keynote: The importance and the impact of IEEE Standards on emerging technologies.

Date and Time: 22 Sept 2022, 12.00 to 1.30 PM IST Vishwakarma Institute of Technology Pune.

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