Prof. Houssain Kettani
Florida Polytechnic University, USA

Dr. Houssain Kettani received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Eastern Mediterranean University at Famagusta, North Cyprus, in 1998, and Master's and Doctorate degrees both in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Wis., in 2000 and 2002, respectively.

Prior to coming to Florida Polytechnic University, Dr. Kettani served as a faculty member at: the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala., from 2002-2003; Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss. from 2003-2007; Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico from 2007-2012; and Fort Hays State University at Hays, Kan. from 2012-2016. Dr. Kettani has also served as Staff Research Assistant at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M. over the summer of 2000; Visiting Research Professor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn. over the summers of 2005-2011; Visiting Research Professor at the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks, Ala. over the summer of 2008; and Visiting Professor at the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Tenn. over the summer of 2010.

Dr. Kettani's research interests include computational science and engineering, high performance computing algorithms, information retrieval, network traffic characterization, number theory, robust control and optimization, and Muslim population studies. His research has been presented in over sixty refereed conference and journal publications and his work has received over four hundred citations by researchers all over the world. He chaired over 100 international conferences throughout the world, and has successfully secured external funding in millions of dollars for research and education from US federal agencies including NSF, DOE, DOD, and NRC.

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Prof. R. Sivakumar
R.M.K. Engineering College, India

Professor Sivakumar is a Professor and Head of Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at RMK Engineering College, Tamilnadu, India. He has been teaching in the Electronics and Communication field since 1997. He obtained his Master's degree and PhD from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai. His research interests include Bio Signal Processing, Medical Image Processing, wireless body sensor networks and VLSI. He has published over 34 journal and 42 conference papers over the last several years. He has taught a wide variety of Electronics courses including Digital Image Processing, Multimedia Compression Techniques, VLSI Design, Medical Electronics and Electronic Circuits. Dr.Siva is a life member of the Indian Society of Technical Education, a member of IEEE. Dr. Siva has been invited to deliver Keynote Speech and Chair at various International conferences.

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