Keynote Speakers


Prof. Michalis Toanoglou

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Professor in Hospitality & Tourism Development of International Programs
Jeonju University South Korea

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Biography

I am an experienced tourism and hospitality professional with extensive private and public sector involvement. I havebeen actively involved as a General Manager or Consultant in Destination Sustainable Management and Marketing for regional organizations. I have more than 25 years in managing 4 & 5-star hotels in Greece and I have provided competitive added value in various tourism and hospitality development projects. I also have an academic and research background with fifteen years of teaching experience in tertiary and secondary tourism and hospitality education and being involved in projects in sustainable tourism development and destination management & branding. With significant consulting contribution in private and public sectors, I implemented strategic development projects for regional public authorities and hotel companies. Having essential publications in sustainability and carrying capacity and with a further contribution to international tourism and hospitality conferences I keep an active bond with the global tourism and hospitality academia.
From 2015-April 2021 Head of Department & Assistant Professor, managing and developing the international department of Hospitality and Tourism of Sol International School of Woosong University in Korea. There I developed and launched three postgraduate programs (MSc and PhD) in International Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management. Recently appointed as Professor of Hospitality and Tourism in Jeonju University with the aim to support the Internationalization of the Hospitality and Tourism undergraduate majors and develop new graduate programs in the related fields.

Prof.Dr.S.Nagarajan

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Prof. Dr. S. Nagarajan is the Principal of Surendra Institute of Engineering and Technology, Siliguri, Darjeeling, West Bengal. Before joining this position, he was working as a Professor and Head in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Jerusalem college of Engineering, Chennai. He has a vide experience of 21 years in the teaching field in various institutions. He completed his PhD from Anna University in the year 2014. Dr. S. Nagarajan is a leading academic researcher and He was the Professor and Head of the department for the past 10 years, who played a role model for other staff members in the pursuit of academic excellence, leadership and managerial skills. He is a very good ambassadorial and diplomatic skillset person.
Dr. S. Nagarajan took the responsibilities for setting and advancing the academic strategy of the Department in line with Faculty and University strategic plans. He developed and sustained an appropriate structure for management, consultation, decision-making and communication with staff and students. He makes effective use of all staffing resources and seek opportunities for collaboration and joint working with others beyond the department and beyond the Faculty. Under his leadership, guidance and active involvement the team of faculty members have worked for NBA, NAAC Accreditation and Autonomous status and earned a praiseworthy comment from the committee. As a leader, he was a professor of placement and training and Disciplinary committee chairman of the college.
He is a recognized supervisor for M.S/PhD of Anna University. His research area includes Electrical Machines & Drives, Power Electronics, Renewable Energy and Power System .Presently he is guiding 3 research scholars. Under his guidance 30 UG batches and 15 PG students had completed their projects successfully.
He received the ‘’Best Outstanding Teacher “award from Jerusalem College of Engineering for 2 times in the year of 2002 and 2018 respectively and also he received award from Pearl Foundation in the year 2016 for the same. He is a Fellow member of IEI, Life member of IET, IEAE & ISTE. He organized many FDTP programmes sponsored by Anna University and ISTE. Dr. S. Nagarajan has published more than 30 papers in International Journals and conferences.
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Principal & Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering,
Surendra Institute of Engineering and Management Dhukuria, West Bengal

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Prof. (Dr.) Bhanu Pratap Singh

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Vice Chancellor
Maharishi University of Information Technology-MUIT,
Lucknow, India

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I am Prof. (Dr.) Bhanu Pratap Singh, currently Vice-Chancellor at Maharishi University of Information Technology, India, since June 2019. Prior to that, I served as Director at Moradabad Institute of Technology (MIT), Moradabad), Director at S.C.E.T Ghaziabad (formerly Shri Ganapati Institute of Technology). I have expertise in Mechanical Engineering, and my area of interest pertains mainly to 3-D printing besides Bio-fuels, Thermodynamic Modeling and VCR Engine. Early in my career, I served as Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department at M.I.T. Moradabad (September 2000 - July 2015) and later as Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department at N.I.E.T Greater Noida (July 2015 - January 2016). I also worked at Assembly & Machine shop at Birla Yamaha Limited for several years (August 1991- August 2000). The varied assignments help me to enrich my experience in teaching and industry and as one of the keynote speakers I would take this opportunity to share my knowledge and experiences with you all here.
This Conference which has been organized by IFERP (Institute for Engg Research and Publication) based on the theme of ‘fostering and bringing together multidisciplinary research studies on a single, indivisible platform’ is highly relevant and much needed as per the current scenario wherein multidisciplinary research has become a necessity rather than exclusivity for various reasons. We all will be very fortunate to listen to the galaxy of eminent speakers gathered for this conference and get critical insights into the subject. As the theme goes this conference is definitely going to be highly rewarding and beneficial for the participants providing a platform for collaboration and networking.

Prof. Dr Noor Zaman Jhanjhi (NZ Jhanjhi)

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Prof. Dr Noor Zaman Jhanjhi (NZ Jhanjhi) is currently working as Associate Professor, Director Center for Smart society 5.0 [CSS5], and Cluster Head for Cybersecurity cluster, at School of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Innovation and Technology, Taylor’s University, Malaysia. He is supervising a great number of Postgraduate students, mainly in cybersecurity for Data Science. The cybersecurity research cluster has extensive research collaboration globally with several institutions and professionals. Dr Jhanjhi serves as Associate Editor and Editorial Assistant Board for several reputable journals, such as PeerJ Computer Science, Frontier in Communication and Networks. He received Outstanding Associate Editor for IEEE ACCESS for 2020, PC member for several IEEE conferences worldwide, and guest editor for the reputed indexed journals. Active reviewer for a series of top-tier journals has been awarded globally as a top 1% reviewer by Publons (Web of Science). He has high indexed publications in WoS/ISI/SCI/Scopus, and his collective research Impact factor is more than 400 points as of 2021. He has international Patents on his account, edited/authored more than 35 plus research books published by world-class publishers. He has great experience supervising and co-supervising postgraduate students. An ample number of Ph.D. and Master's students graduated under his supervision. He is an external Ph.D./Master thesis examiner/evaluator for several universities globally. He has completed more than 22 internationally funded research grants successfully. He has served as Keynote speaker for several international conferences, presented several Webinars worldwide, chaired international conference sessions, provided Consultancy on several projects internationally. His research areas include Cybersecurity, IoT security, Wireless security, Data Science, Software Engineering, UAVs.
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Director & Associate Professor
Center for Smart Society 5.0 [CSS5]
Cluster Head – Cyber Security Cluster
Taylor's University, Malaysia

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