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A group photo of IEEE IEMCON-2016, at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada organized by the IEM-UEM group in association with IEEE Vancouver.

The speakers of the conference were:-

1) Prof. David G.Michelson of University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada (David G. Michelson received the BASc, MASc, and PhD in electrical engineering from the UBC. From 1996 to 2001, he served as a member of a joint team from AT&T Wireless Services, Redmond, WA, and AT&T Labs-Research, Red Bank, NJ, where he was concerned with the development of propagation and channel models for next-generation and fixed wireless systems)

2) Prof. Rodney Vaughan of Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada (Rodney Vaughan is the Sierra Wireless Chair in Communications at Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada. His university training was in New Zealand and Denmark. Most of his career has been as an electronics system designer, and he joined academia (SFU) in 2003)

3) Prof. Motoharu Fujigaki of University of Fukui, Japan (Motoharu Fujigaki is a Professor in the Department of Human and Artificial Intelligent Systems Division of Advanced Informatics and Machinery at University of Fukui, Japan. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering degrees from Faculty of Engineering Science, Osaka University and his Ph.D. from Osaka University in 2001)

4) Prof. James Cole of University of Tsukuba, Japan (James Cole is currently a professor at the University of Tsukuba in Japan. He graduated from the University of Maryland, PhD physics (high energy and particle physics), and after a post-doctorate at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics) he went to the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) , and then the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). At ARL he developed simulated annealing programs for pattern recognition, and at NRL he began his current research. Prof. Cole wrote parallel computer programs with advanced visualizations to model sound propagation in complicated ocean environments)

5) Prof. Raj Jain of Washington University in St. Louis (Raj Jain received his Ph.D. in 1978 from Harvard University and an M.E. from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Dr. Jain is currently a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. He is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of ACM, a Fellow of AAAS, a winner of ACM SIGCOMM Test of Time award,Center for Development of Advanced Computing – Advanced Computing and Communications Society (CDAC-ACCS) Foundation Award 2009, WiMAX Forum Individual Contribution Award 2008, 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Alumni Association, and ranks among the top 90 in CiteSeerX’s list of Most Cited Authors in Computer Science)

6) Prof. Axel Krings of University of Idaho, USA (Axel Krings received his doctorate (1993) and master’s (1991) degrees in computer science from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, a Dipl. Ing. (1982) in electrical engineering from the FH-Aachen, Germany, and joined the University of Idaho Computer Science faculty in 1995)

IEEE UEMCON 2016 held at Columbia University, New York USA on 20th – 22nd October, 2016, organized by the University of Engineering & Management (UEM) in association with IEEE USA and IEEE New York was published in the Telegraph on October 30, 2016

The speakers at UEMCON-2016 were:-

1) Prof Annie Liu, Professor of Computer Science at SUNY Stony Brook, USA (She received her Ph.D. and M.S. from Cornell University, M.Eng. from Tsinghua University, and B.S. from Peking University, all in Computer Science)

2) Dr John Morrison, Senior Director and Product Manager of Samsung Research, America (John Morrison is a Senior Director and Product Manager for Samsung Research America. He develops requirements for Knox-enabled mobile platforms, digital credentials, and context aware mobile security. He manages cooperative R&D relationships including NSA’s Commercial Solutions for Classified Program, the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Approved Products List, and a Cooperative R&D Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR))

3) Prof. Vladimir Privman of Clarkson University, USA (Vladimir Privman received his Doctor of Science degree in Physics from Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, in 1982, and continued as a postdoc at Cornell University and at California Institute of Technology, before assuming a faculty position at Clarkson University in 1985, where he presently holds the Robert A. Plane Endowed Professorship in the Departments of Physics; Chemistry and Biomolecular Science; Electrical and Computer Engineering; and in New York State Center for Advanced Materials Processing)

4) Prof. Supriyo Bandyopadhyay a Commonwealth Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA (Supriyo Bandyopadhyay is Commonwealth Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University where he directs the Quantum Device Laboratory. Research in the laboratory has been frequently featured in national and international media (newspapers, internet blogs, magazines such as Business Week and EE Times, CBS, NPR, journal highlights such as Nature highlights, and internet news portals). Inventions made in this laboratory have been featured in the US Army Nanoscience Poster prepared for the Pentagon and have resulted in multiple patents)

5) Zhenliang Zhang a research scientist at Intel Labs, USA (Zhenliang Zhang is currently a research scientist at Intel Labs. He is also an adjunct professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University)

6) Dr. Goutam Chattopadhyay, currently a Senior Research Scientist (SRS) at the NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA (Goutam Chattopadhyay is currently a Senior Research Scientist (SRS) at the NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA, and a Visiting Associate at the Division of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy, California Institute of Technology)

7) Prof. Takeo Sasaki from Tokyo University of Science, Japan (Takeo Sasaki is a graduate of the Tokyo University of Science. In 1994, he received his doctorate from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Since 2000, he has been at the Tokyo University of Science as a Professor. He received the SPSJ Wiley Award (2004) and JLCS Best Paper Award 2004)



IEM-UEM group was one of the sponsors of the ‎conference‬ organizers by CII at Lalit Great Eastern Hotel on Industry Academia partnership on 22nd August, 2016.

Honourable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee was the Chief Guest.

Honourable Governor of West Bengal, Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi and Honourable Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Partha Chatterjee were also present in the event along with Prof. Dr. Ajoy Kumar Ray, Director, IIEST, Shibpur and Prof. Dr. Partha Pratim Chakraborty, Director, IIT Kharagpur.

The event was visited by Prof. Dr. D. K. Banwet, Vice-Chancellor, UEM Kolkata and Prof. Dr. Satyajit Chakrabarti, Director, IEM along with 13 students of IEM and UEM.

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IEM & UEM will be organizing the IEEE IEMCON 2016 conference in Vancouver, Canada from October 13 – 15.

Students, Alumni and Faculty are invited to submit research papers to this prestigious conference. Accepted papers will be published in the IEEE Xplore digital library.

A delegation of teachers and students will be going to Vancouver, Canada from October 11 to October 19. Then the delegation will go to New York, USA from October 19 to October 29. Students interested in going with the delegation are requested to contact Prof. Sanghamitra Poddar in IEM and Prof. Sukalyan Goswami in UEM Kolkata and Prof. Biswajoy Chatterjee in UEM Jaipur.

The event is recognized by Government of Canada. Last year all the students got 10 years Canadian Visa to attend.

IEEE IEMCON 2016 will give tremendous opportunity for networking with Professors from USA and Canada and other countries. The students will also be able to discuss higher education opportunities in the Professors research groups.