Organizers and Chairpersons

Convener: Prof. Ranjit Thapa
Co-convener: Dr. G.S Vinod Kumar & Dr. Karthik Rajendran
Committee Members:
Dr. Anil K. Suresh
Dr. Soumyajyoti Biswas
Dr. Amarjit Kumar
Dr. Mahesh Kumar Ravva
Dr. Siddhartha Ghosh
Dr. Sabyasachi Mukhopadhyay
Dr. Sabyasachi Chakrabortty
Dr. A. Lakshmana Rao
Dr. Jatindra Kumar Dash

Thematic areas for faculty members & research scholars

Area Chairperson Email
Chemical Sciences Dr. Sabyasachi Chakrabortty &

Dr. Mahesh Kumar Ravva

Computer Science & Engineering Dr. Jatindra Kumar Dash
Electrical & Electronics Engineering Dr. Tousif Khan N
Electronics & Communication Engineering Dr. Amarjit Kumar
Humanities and Social Sciences Dr. A. Lakshmana Rao
Life Sciences & Applications Dr. Anil K. Suresh
Mathematics Dr. Fouzul Atik &

Dr. Tapan Kumar H

Mechanical Engineering Dr. Vinod Kumar G. S.

Dr. Surfarazhussain S. Halkarni

Physical Sciences Dr. Soumyajyoti Biswas &

Dr. Siddhartha Ghosh

Sustainability Dr. Bhagyalakshmi Kalidass
Others Dr. Sabyasachi Mukhopadhyay


Thematic areas for undergraduates

No Area Chairperson Email
1 Robotics & Dynamics Dr. Janardhan Vistapalli

Dr. Surfarazhussain S. Halkarni

2 Internet of Things (IoTs) Dr. Amarjit Kumar
3 Communications Dr. Sunil Chinnadurai
4 Artificial Intelligence & Machine learning Dr. Jatindra Kumar Dash &

Dr. Amit Kr Mandal

5 Environment Dr. Bhagyalakshmi Kalidass
6 Energy Dr. Sujith Kalluri
7 Electric Vehicles Dr. Sunil Chinnadurai
8 Humanities and Social Sciences Dr. A. Lakshmana Rao
9 Natural sciences Dr. Sabyasachi Mukhopadhyay
10 Other Areas* Dr. Mahesh Kumar Ravva

* If you are unable to choose the right thematic area, please submit your abstract by selecting “other areas”. The committee will consider and segregate to a relevant thematic area.