Advisory Board

Advisory Member

Dr.Ilham

Y.AL-Qaradawi, Prof & HOD of Physics - Qatar University, Doha, Qatar.

Prof. Ilham Y.Al-Qaradawi , is among the top 28 most influential International Scientists ,with a Ph.D. in Positron Physics from Royal Holloway College, University of London, UK. 1991. She is a Fellow of The Institute of Physics (IOP), FInstP, UK Chartered Physicist, CPhys and also associated with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), USA., American Nuclear Society (ANS), USA., European Physical Society (EPS)and many other organizations. She is also a Member of the CMS Experiment collaboration to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) and is a consultant for the Qatar National Committee for emergency planning and prohibition of weapons of mass destruction.

Advisory Member

Commodore S. Saseendran

Former Managing Director, Fluid Control Research Institute (FCRI), Palakkad.

Commodore S. Saseendran (Rtd) has 36 years of rich and varied experience in successfully delivering several large projects worth over Rs. 100 crores. At the helm of the Centre for Atomic Research(IGCAR) Kalpakkam, India, as Deputy Project Manager, he and his team created the Prototype Nuclear Submarine Test Centre. During his tenure as Head of Electrical, Electronics & Telecommunication Division of Eastern Naval Fleet, he was responsible for Installation and Commissioning of new Electrical, Electronics and Communication, on-board newly constructed Naval ships. As CEO at SineLab, he has been instrumental in developing the LED lighting system and executing upto 100KW Solar power management system for industrial and domestic requirements.

Advisory Member

Dr. K. R. Dayas

Former Director, Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology(C-MET), Thrissur.

Dr K R Dayas, is an expert on " Self propagated High Temperature Synthesis of Electro-Ceramic Rare Earth Titanates ". He received the PSN National Award for 'Excellence In Science And Technology - 2011', for the R&D project funded by ISRO, wherein he developed cristobalite, which is an important chemical useful in Reusable Launch Vehicles for space missions. In another major project funded by DIT, Govt. of India, he synthesized Nano NTC material and developed Chip-In-Glass Fast Response Thermal Sensors. As a Scientist in Electronic Research and Development Centre, Trivandrum, he developed the technology for producing phase pure PMN-PT. Moreover, he holds 4 patents for inventions, including development of material composition and processing technology of 3977K NTC Chip thermistors for GE Thermometrics, India.

Advisory Member

Dr. C. A. Babu

Professor & Head, Division of Electrical Engineering, School of Engineering, (CUSAT).

Dr. C. A. Babu is a Ph D holder, from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut and further underwent special training programme on Technology Management at Delft University of Technology, Netherlands under the MHO programme of Govt. of Netherlands. He has published 30 research papers and is also a designated Reviewer of many international journals including " Energy- The internal Journal " (Elsevier) and "Electrical Power and Energy Systems- International Journal " - (Elsevier). He presently leads the Electrical Engineering Division, CUSAT and is also the faculty coordinator of M. Tech (Power Electronics). He is a Member of the Board of Governors of Energy Management Centre, Govt. of Kerala. As Chairman of the High Power Technical Expert Committee, he was successful in resolving the deadlock between Smart-City, Kochi and KSEB regarding the setting up of 220 KV transmission line.

Advisory Member

Dr. Ben Ephrem George

Professor, Department of Information Technology, Higher College of Technology, Muscat

Dr. Ben Ephrem George obtained his Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) in Computer Science, and the scientific community has taken note of his contributions to make e-Transactions more secure by using Innovative Fraud Detection Framework through Big Data Analytics. His immense interest and work on Automatic Change Detection System for Paediatric Acute Intracranial Hemorrhage using Regression Kernels, and MRI Brain Image Registration. Segmentation and enhancement has also impacted the detection of Brain Tumors, using MRI and MRSI. His paper on " Identifying Masses in Mammograms Based on Plane Fitting and Dynamic Programming ", has stressed the use of technology to enhance the quality of life. He has published several research articles on these topics in International Journal of Engineering Technology and Computer Applications (IJETCA), European Journal of Scientific Research (EJSR), International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER) and International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA).

Advisory Member

Mr. K. V. Kuriakose

Retired Chief Engineer, Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB), Thiruvananthapuram

Mr. K. V. Kuriakose is an M.E. alumnus of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He also holds a certificate from the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and has held the position of Certified Energy Auditor Cum Energy Manager. His 32 year long professional tenure in the Electrical domain saw him rising from a junior engineer to the post of the Chief Engineer with the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB). He also served as an Electrical Engineer in both Oman and Dubai Electricity Board.

Advisory Member

Mr. J. Vijay Prakash

Director, SAP Delivery, GBS Utility Services Private Limited, Hyderabad & Middle East

Mr. J. Vijay Prakash is a SAP certified consultant with vast experience in end-to-end project implementations. He was the Onsite Team lead - Data migration at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority. He was also in charge of implementation of SAP ISU at Saudi Electricity Company and implemented the IS-Utilities Master data, DM, Billing and Invoicing, FICA modules. As Solution architect & EDM Consultant at Coastal Gujarat Power Limited, the Power Generating Unit of Tata, he implemented SAP ISU based solution for their Generation Billing, UI Billing and Energy Reconciliation. SAP Implementation at the Cochin Port Trust was also undertaken by him. His projects in India, Europe, Maldives and Saudi Arabia stand testimony to his expertise as SAP-IS Utilities Consultant.

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