First International Conference on Intelligent Computing & Applications 2014 (ICICA 2014)

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

NIT Durgapur
Durgapur, India - 713209

December 22 - 24, 2014 : Durgapur INDIA

Keynote Speaker

Prof. P. N. Suganthan, NTU Singapore

Prof. Ponnuthurai Nagaratnam Suganthan received the B.A degree, Postgraduate Certificate and M.A degree in Electrical and Information Engineering from the University of Cambridge, UK in 1990, 1992 and 1994, respectively. After completing his PhD research in 1995, he served as a predoctoral Research Assistant in the Dept of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney in 1995–96 and a lecturer in the Dept of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (ITEE), University of Queensland in 1996–99. He moved to NTU in 1999. He is an Editorial Board Member of the Evolutionary Computation Journal, MIT Press. He is an associate editor of the IEEE Trans on Cybernetics (formerly IEEE T-SMC-B), IEEE Trans on Evolutionary Computation, Information Sciences (Elsevier), Pattern Recognition (Elsevier) and Int. J. of Swarm Intelligence Research Journals. He is a founding co-editor-in-chief of Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, an Elsevier Journal. SaDE (April 2009) paper won "IEEE Trans. on Evolutionary Computation" outstanding paper award in 2012. Dr Jane Jing Liang (former PhD student) won the IEEE CIS Outstanding PhD dissertation award, in 2014. His research interests include evolutionary computation, pattern recognition, multi-objective evolutionary algorithms, applications of evolutionary computation and neural networks. His publications have been well cited (Googlescholar Citations: 13k). His SCI indexed publications attracted over 1000 SCI citations in calendar year 2013 alone. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and an elected AdCom member of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2014-2016). Address: S2-B2a-21, EEE, NTU, Singapore, 639798. Tel: 65-67905404, Fax: 65-67933318,


Keynote Speaker

Dr. Biplab Sikdar, Rensselaer Polytechnique Institute, USA

Dr. Biplab Sikdar received the B. Tech degree in electronics and communication engineering from North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India, M. Tech degree in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and Ph.D in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA in 1996, 1998 and 2001, respectively. His research interests include wireless MAC protocols, transport protocols, network security and queuing theory. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, DARPA, Intel Corporation and WiMAX Forum. Dr. Sikdar is a member of Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi and served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Communications from 2007-2012. Profile


Prof. P. N. Suganthan

NTU Singapore