March 5th-7th, 2020

Organized by ECE Department

Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida (INDIA)

Deemed To be University Under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956


Prof. James M. Conrad is currently a professor at the University of North Carolina - Charlotte and Associate Department Chair for the Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering. His career experience is divided between industry and academia. He previously served as an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas and as an instructor at North Carolina State University. He has also worked for IBM, Ericsson/Sony Ericsson, and two start-up companies.

He teaches and conducts research in the areas of embedded systems, robotics, parallel processing, artificial intelligence, and engineering education. He has published eight books in the field of embedded systems and robotics. Dr. Conrad received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Illinois, Urbana, and his master’s and doctorate degrees in computer engineering from North Carolina State University.

Prof. Mohamed Slim Alouini is Professor in Electrical Engineering and also Associate Dean, Computer, Electrical & Mathematical Science and Engineering.

He is ​​​​​​​​​​​Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, United States, 1998, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, United States, 1995, Diplome d'Etudes Approfondies (D.E.A.) in Electronics, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, 1993 and Diplome d'Ingenieur, École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (Télécom Paris Tech), Paris, France, 1993.

Prof. Alouini current research interests include design and performance analysis of diversity combining techniques, MIMO techniques, multi-hop/cooperative communications systems, optical wireless communication systems, cognitive radio systems, and multi-resolution, hierarchical and adaptive modulation schemes. He has published several papers on the above subjects and he is co-author of the textbook Digital Communication over Fading Channels.

He is Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE),IEEE Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Communication Society, Thomson ISI Web of Knowledge list of Highly Cited Researchers, Shanghai Ranking/Elsevier list of Most Cited Researchers.

Prof. George K. Karagiannidis is Professor in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept. and Director of Digital Telecommunications Systems and Networks Laboratory at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece where he is currently. He is also Honorary Professor at South West Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China. His research interests are in the broad area of Digital Communications Systems and Signal processing, with emphasis on Wireless Communications, Optical Wireless Communications, Wireless Power Transfer and Applications, Molecular and Nanoscale Communications, Stochastic Processes in Biology and Wireless Security. He is the author or co-author of more than 450 technical papers published in scientific journals and presented at international conferences. He is also author of the Greek edition of a book on “Telecommunications Systems” and co-author of the book “Advanced Optical Wireless Communications Systems”, Cambridge Publications, 2012.

Prof. Karagiannidis has been involved as General Chair, Technical Program Chair and member of Technical Program Committees in several IEEE and non-IEEE conferences. In the past, he was Editor in IEEE Transactions on Communications, Senior Editor of IEEE Communications Letters, Editor of the EURASIP Journal of Wireless Communications & Networks and several times Guest Editor in IEEE Selected Areas in Communications. From 2012 to 2015 he was the Editor-in Chief of IEEE Communications Letters. Dr. Karagiannidis is an IEEE Fellow and one of the highly-cited authors across all areas of Electrical Engineering, recognized as 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Thomson-Reuters Highly-Cited Researcher

Prof. K. V. S. Hari received the B.E. degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, in 1983, the M.Tech. degree from IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India, in 1985, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA, in 1990.

From 2010 to 2016, he was an Affiliated Professor with the Department of Signal Processing, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. He was a Visiting Faculty Member with Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA; the KTH Royal Institute of Technology; and Aalto University, Espoo, Finland. He was also with the Defence Electronics Research Laboratory, Hyderabad, and with the Research and Training Unit for Navigational Electronics, Osmania University. Since 1992, he has been with the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India, where he is currently a Professor and coordinates the activities of the Statistical Signal Processing Laboratory.

His research interests include the development of signal processing algorithms for MIMO wireless communication systems, sparse signal recovery problems, indoor positioning, assistive technologies for the elderly, and neuroscience. He received the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers S. V. C. Aiya Award for Excellence in Telecom Education and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Osmania University College of Engineering, Hyderabad.

Mrs. Sellammal Shekhar obtained Bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from University of Jodhpur, MTech from IIT, Delhi and M S in Cyber Law & Cyber Security from National Law University, Jodhpur.

After a small tenure in ISRO, Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad, she joined DRDO in Nov’ 86. Worked at different DRDO Laboratories

1. Defence Electronics Research Laboratory, Hyderabad

2. Analytical Studies Group, Delhi

3. Scientific Analysis Group, Delhi

4. Weapons and Electronics Systems Engineering Establishment, New Delhi

At present, posted as Associate Director in the Directorate of Extramural Research & Intellectual Property Rights, DRDO Headquarters, N Delhi.

Prof. Manav R. Bhatnagar (M’04–SM’13) received the M.Tech. degree in communications engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, New Delhi, India, in 2005, and the Ph.D. degree in wireless communications from the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, in 2008.,From 2008 to 2009, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the University Graduate Center (UNIK), University of Oslo. He held visiting appointments with the Wireless Research Group, IIT Delhi; the Signal Processing in Networking and Communications (SPiNCOM) Group, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, USA; the Alcatel-Lucent Chair, SUPELEC, France; the Department of Electrical Computer Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India; UNIK, University of Oslo; the Department of Communications and Networking, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland; and INRIA/IRISA Laboratory, University of Rennes, Lannion, France

He is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India. He is also a Brigadier Bhopinder Singh Chair Professor there. His research interests include signal processing for multiple-input-multiple-output systems, cooperative communications, noncoherent communication systems, distributed signal processing for cooperative networks, multiuser communications, ultrawideband-based communications, free-space optical communication, cognitive radio, software-defined radio, power line communications, smart grid communications, physical layer security, molecular communications, and satellite communications.

Dr. Bhatnagar is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, U.K., the Indian National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Sciences, India, the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India, and the Optical Society of India. He was a recipient of the NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award 2016 in the engineering category and the Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Award in the field of Electronics and Information Technology in 2016. He was selected as an Exemplary Reviewer of the IEEE Communications Letters from 2010 to 2012, and the IEEE Transactions on Communications, in 2015. He was an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, from 2011 to 2014.

Prof. Rajiv Saxena obtained B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and M.E. in Digital Techniques and Data Processing. He joined , Roorkee (erstwhile UOR, Roorkee), as a QIP Research Fellow, towards his Doctoral Degree Program. The Ph. D. degree was conferred on him in Electronics and Computer Engineering. During the research tenure, Prof. Saxena suggested a few corrections in one benchmark paper of Dr. A. Papoulis (a veteran in the field of Communication Engineering) published in the year 1973. These corrections were appreciated and accepted by Dr. A. Papoulis himself.

He is associated with the Jaypee Education System since November 2006. He was Professor and Head, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology, Raghogarh, Guna (MP). Prior to current assignment, he was a Director of Jaypee University Anoopshahr since May 2014.

Prof. Saxena has supervised Twenty Ph.D. candidates in the area of wireless, cellular, mobile and digital communication, digital signal processing, digital image processing and application of DSP tools in electronic systems and bio-medical engineering. Prof. Saxena has published about 100 research articles in refereed journals of national and international repute. Best paper award of IETE was also conferred on him in the year 2008. Prof. Saxena has also supervised about TWENTY FIVE PG Dissertations and many UG Projects in the areas of his interests.

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