INVITED SPEAKER

 

PROF. DR. AMLAN CHAKRABARTI
DIRECTOR SCHOOL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA, INDIA

 

Amlan Chakrabarti is a Full Professor in the A.K.Choudhury School of Information Technology at the University of Calcutta. He is also the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology of his university. He is an M.Tech. from University of Calcutta and did his Doctoral research at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. He was a Post-Doctoral fellow at the School of Engineering, Princeton University, USA during 2011-2012. He is the recipient of prestigious DST BOYSCAST fellowship award in Engineering Science (2011), Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Visiting Faculty Fellowship (2014), JSPS Invitation Research Award (2016), Erasmus Mundus Leaders Award from EU (2017) and Hamied Visiting Professorship from University of Cambridge (2018) and Siksha Ratna Award by Dept. of Higher Education Govt. of West Bengal (2018). He has also served in various capacities in various higher education organizations both at national and international levels.

He has received multiple project grants in the areas of Security in Cyberphysical Systems, IoT, Embedded System Design, VLSI Design, Quantum Computing, Computer Vision and Data Science from various national and international agencies (DST, DRDO, MietY, UGC, DAE, Ministry of Social Empowerment, WB-DST, TCS etc.). Till date he has graduated 9 Ph.D. students.

He has published around 140 research papers in referred journals and conferences. He is a Sr. Member of IEEE and ACM, Distinguished Speaker of ACM, Secretary of IEEE CEDA India Chapter, Vice President of Data Science Society and Life Member of CSI India.

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PROF. DR. SITI ESHAH MOKSHEIN
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES
FACULTY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
SULTAN IDRIS EDUCATION UNIVERSITY

 

Prof. Dr. Siti Eshah is an exceptionally gifted educator at the Department of Educational Studies, Faculty of Human Development, Sultan Idris Education University. She did her Doctoral research at University of Iowa, USA. Prof Eshah, who specialises in statistics in research, has published in more than 90 research papers in referred journals and conferences. She has graduated nine PhD and 17 master's degree students. Her research interest include instrument development and validation, program evaluation, teachers and teaching service, special education, education and gender, and achievement trends in education.

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ASSOC. PROF DR.
MUHAMMAD SADIQ ALI KHAN
CHAIRMAN
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI
PAKISTAN

 

Dr Muhammad Sadiq Ali Khan is an associate professor who acted as Head of Department at the Department of Computer Science, University of Karachi, Pakistan. He obtained his Bachelor in Computer Engineering and Master of Science in Computer Engineering with Specialisation in Computer Networks, both from Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi. He did his PhD in Computer Science at University of Karachi, Pakistan. Dr Muhammad Sadiq Ali Khas who specialises in computer science, has published in more than 40 national and international publications and also presented more than 12 papers at the international conferences. He is currently supervising a few PhD candidates and has graduated two PhD and one master’s degree students. He also has supervised more than 60 projects including advance security camera system, face recognition security system, and RFID attendance system for staff and students since 2001. His research interests include data communication and networks, network protocols, computer and network security, artificial intelligence, and system analysis and design.

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ASSOC. PROF DR. BHAGWAN DAS
DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING,
QUAID-E-AWAM UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING,
SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY (QUEST),
NAWABSHAH, SINDH, 
PAKISTAN

 

Dr. Bhagwan Das received his Ph.D. in Optical Communication from Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia in 2017. Dr. Bhagwan Das succeed in achieving a patent and 8 copyrights for his research and innovation. Dr. Bhagwan Das is the recipient of BEST MAN INVENTOR 2016 award given by International Federation of Inventors Associations (IFIA), Geneva, Switzerland. He won COMMERCIAL AWARD given by Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) in 2016. He also received SPECIAL AWARD from Malaysian Research & Innovation Society (MyRIS) in iMIT SIC 2017 at UUM, Kedah, Malaysia. Dr. Bhagwan Das has won eight gold medals in international innovative competitions for his research work. He has presented his research and innovation work in Denmark, Sweden, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland, Turkey, Dubia (UAE), Singapore, Malaysia, China, Cambodia, and in Vietnam. Dr. Bhagwan Das has more than 12 years combined experiences of teaching and industry. He has published three book chapters with world’s well-known publisher i.e. Springer and IGI Global. He has published more than 80 articles in reputed ISI impact factor journals and in conferences having indexing in SCOPUS, WoS, EI Compendex (Elsevier) and etc.

 

He is member of professional bodies such as Pakistan Engineering Council, Pakistan Engineering Congress, Senior Member-IEEE (USA), IFIA (Switzerland), SCIEI (Hong Kong), IAENG (Hong Kong), Internet Society (USA). Dr. Bhagwan Das appointed as nominated International Program Committee member in ICOCI 2015 (WoS indexed conference), SCDS 2015, 2016 (Published by Springer). He is the member of Technical Program Committee and Reviewer of several Scopus, Springer and WoS indexed conferences. He has served as reviewer for many WoS and Scopus indexed journals. His area of research includes optical system design, optical signal processing, and energy efficient optical communication. Currently, Dr. Bahgwan Das is working as Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, QUEST, Pakistan.

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INDUSTRIAL INVITED SPEAKER

 

FAZRUL IZWAN HASSAN
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
SEDANIA AS-SALAM CAPITAL

 

Fazrul Izwan graduated from Universiti Utara Malaysia in Information Technology (majors in Artificial Intelligence) in 2002. He has been in software development field in 16 years specialized in R&D, telecommunications, and financial services system.

In 2002, he joined MDeC as an Intern and Executive doing research in Smart School, Shared Services Center and Business Process Outsourcing. He then joined Digital Networked Solutions (Diginets), as an R&D System Analyst doing the research in IP-based monitoring camera for banks.

In 2006, he joined IDOTTV Sdn Bhd (now known as Sedania Technologies) as a Senior Manager in Quality Software Development for 5 years doing system development for telecommunication system for Celcom, Telkomsel (Indonesia) and AKTEL/ROBI (Bangladesh).

In 2010, he joined a Dublin-based company in Kuala Lumpur, Openet Telecom, as a Team Lead, producing in-house testing tools for telecommunication systems for AT&T, Bell Canada, and Cisco. 

In 2013 until present time, he joined Sedania As-Salam Capital as Chief Technology Officer overseeing all technology direction and development to fintech products branded as "As-Sidq" and "Ifinex" to major Islamic banks in Malaysia.

Invited as a speaker in few forums before like "Kewangan Syariah dari Perspektif Teknologi" 2019, "Shariah Fintech Forum" 2017 Hilton PJ, and "Mobile App Commercialization" talk, 2010 in UiTM Lendu Melaka.