Department of Computer Science,
Central University of Kerala.
Dr. R. Rajesh is currently working as Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod. He has more than 13 years of experience in teaching/research which includes one year of industrial post doctoral research. He has more than 80 papers in international/national journals/conference proceedings. His areas of interest include computational intelligence, image processing and medical signal processing.
He was an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer and has delivered over 50 invited talks and keynote presentations all over the world. He was a member in the IEEE Communications Society (COMSOC) Education Board Working Group on Wireless Communications. He was the Chair of IEEE Canada Humanitarian Initiatives Committee 2017-18. He was also the Chair of the IEEE Toronto Section and IEEE Canada Central Area.
His work (with the students) has won over 30 Honors and Prizes so far including, Professional Engineers Ontario Award in 2016; IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Prize in 2010, Sarnoff Symposium Prize in 2009, Opto-Canada best poster prize in 2003 and CCECE best paper prize in 2001.
He was the General Chair of the IEEE Canada International Humanitarian Technology Conference , July 2017, Toronto, Canada and the General Chair of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) 2014 . He has been in the organizing/steering/technical program committees of numerous conferences and journals. He was a Member of Board of Governors of Ryerson University during 2011-12.
He is a program evaluator for ABET (USA). He was a visiting scholar at the Institute of Advanced Telecommunications (IAT), UK in 2008 and MAPNET Fellow visiting Aston University, UK in 2014. Ryerson University nominated him for the Top 25 Canadian Immigrants award in 2012 in which was a finalist.
University of Colombo School of Computing
Dr. De Zoysa is currently attached to the University of Colombo School Computing as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication and Media Technologies. He received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, and his Ph.D. degree in the area of Information Security from Stockholm University, Sweden. His research interests include cryptocurrency, multi-party document protection, certification infrastructures, security tokens, web application security and privacy, security in wireless ad-hoc and sensor networks, digital forensics, and 6G.
He has contributed over 15 research and development projects funded by various international funding agencies and at present he works as the academic coordinator of the Master of Cybersecurity program funded by the European Union (EU). He has published over 100 research papers in international conferences and journals in the area of information security. In addition, he delivered over 50 Workshops, Seminars, and Keynotes in the area of Information Security for the Industry in his expertise since 2003.