Speaker: Anil K Roy
Affiliation: DA-IICT, Gandhinagar
Venue: Space Applications Centre (SAC-ISRO), Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Bio: Dr. Anil Roy, a faculty of DA-IICT, Gandhinagar is an alumnus of IIT Delhi and IIT Roorkee. He worked at Centre for Theoretical Studies at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore during 1993-94 followed by the Optical Fiber group at IIT Delhi till 1996. His main academic interest areas are sensors, image processing, fiber optics, semiconductor physics, applications of technologies for humanitarian challenges. He is a senior member of IEEE. He is actively associated with IEEE’s initiative on IoT and Smart City and an AdCom member of IEEE Sensors Council. He has been involved in various efforts of spreading awareness about cyber security among students, parents and professionals as well. Dr. Roy was the General Chair of IEEE INDICON 2009, was the General co-Chair of the IEEE Conference on Technologies for Humanitarian Challenges 2009 & IEEE R10 International Spring Conference, TenSymp 2015. He was the Publications co-Chair of International Symposium for Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) 2017. He is the General co-Chair of IEEE SENSORS 2018 which is being held during 28-31 Oct, 2018 in Delhi. Dr. Roy is the recipient of 2017 IEEE Sensors Council Meritorious Service Award, 2012 IEEE MGA Leadership Award, 2010 IEEE Region 10 Outstanding Volunteer Award, and 2007 IEEE Region 10 Outstanding Counselor Award. Dr. Roy is also a member of Optical Society of America. He is engaged with IEEE Standards Association to prepare a white paper on Smart City.