Professor Copeland is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. He is also Co-Founder, Co-Director and Permanent Visiting Fellow of the Turing Centre at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland. He has been the John Findlay Visiting Professor of Philosophy at Boston University. He has received international Covey award in recognition of “a substantial record of innovative research in the field of computing and philosophy” and has also been listed in IT History Society Honor Roll for an out-of-the-ordinary contribution to the information industry. In 2017 the American Philosophical Association (Philosophy's largest professional body) awarded him the Barwise Prize for “significant and sustained contributions to areas relevant to philosophy and computing”; the citation describes him as “the world-wide expert on Alan Turing and a leading philosopher of AI, computing and information”.
Prof. Sunita Singh Sengupta is the Head & Dean of Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. She has been an Associate Professor at IIM Calcutta where she initiated research and academic summits (both national and international) on Integrating Spirituality and Organizational Leadership and Vedic Foundations of Management Science in India, USA and Canada. She has been the recipient of the distinguished Homi Bhabha Fellowship and has been currently been awarded UKIERI (UK India Education Research Initiative). An author of 28 books and more than 5 dozen articles in national and international journal of repute Dr. Singh Sengupta is a widely travelled scholar and has lectured in USA, UK, France.
Mr. Choudhury is the author of the novel Arzee the Dwarf, which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth First Book Prize and chosen by World Literature Today as one of ‘60 Essential English-Language Works of Modern Indian Literature’. Apart from authoring Arzee the Dwarf he has also written Days of My China Dragon, Cloud and editor of a short introduction to the pleasures of Indian fiction: India: A Traveller’s Companion. Choudhury works as a literary critic for the Observer, the New York Times Books Review and the Sunday Telegraph, among others he also writes a widely syndicated weekly column on Indian politics and society for Bloomberg View. A graduate of Hindu College, Delhi, and Trinity College, Cambridge, he was also a visiting fellow at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa in 2010.
Mr. Atal is currently serving on the Boards of Goldman Sachs’ U.S Bank Holding Company and a mid-Cap NASDAQ Company as well as a senior advisor with McKinsey. He is an alumnus of St. Stephens College (Mathematics), London School of Economics (Economics and Finance) and is a Fellow of the UK Chartered Accountants Society. His pro bono activities focus on youth/education as an advisor and/or Board member at various organizations in India and the U.S. His work has provided exposure to data/analytics, risk management, marketing, and operational execution as keys to driving impact at scale, business turnarounds and accelerated growth. As a senior executive with Citigroup, he oversaw businesses with 60 million customers and annual revenues of $18 Billion and significantly enhanced growth trajectories, customer experiences, and employee engagement.
Professor Kaushik is Associate Professor at Department of Mathematics, Kirori Mal College University of Delhi. He has been awarded Delhi Gaurav Award by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Science and Technology (India) at Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi Organized by Indian Brave Hearts Delhi Supported by the Department of Disability Affairs, Govt. of India and Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. He has been appointed Associated NCC Officer in and is serving till today. He has more than 50 research publications to his credits.
Professor Rai is currently an Associate Professor of innovation in emerging economies, Copenhagen Business School. He is working on two aligned but separate projects, the Nature of Indian innovation which seeks to understand innovation in India from a non-industrial production systems perspective. Sudhanshu sits on several academic boards. His appointment to the board of the Lauria University for applied science, Finland; has acknowledged his international stature in the fields of co-creation of innovation. He has a place on the academic advisory board of the National Institute of Medium and small-scale industry, a Government of India institution. He is also on the advisory board of Good Wings a start up in Denmark. Sudhanshu has led several large EU funded projects, like Euro-India project which mapped India’s innovative potential and collaborative capacity He also coordinated the EU-Asia project that sought to raise the livelihood of entrepreneurs in China, Vietnam, and Philippians.
Professor Krishan Lal is currently C.V. Raman Chair Professor of Physics at K. R. Mangalam University. He is the Co-Chair, IAP for Science, the Global Network of (111) Science Academies and was an IBM India Fellow at the Thomas J. Watson Research Centre, New York; He was Visiting Professor, Univ. of Tokyo, Technical Univ. Darmstadt, and Sr. Visiting Scientist at PTB, Braunschweig. He is Honorary Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, Honorary Professor for Life, University of Delhi, Delhi and Visiting Professor, Panjab University, Chandigarh. Apart from this he also a Visiting Professor at University of Tokyo, Technical University. Darmstadt, and Sr. Visiting Scientist at PTB, Braunschweig. Dr. Krishan Lal has made significant contributions in research and development, scientific leadership, and developing international collaboration. Dr. Lal’s research work on lattice imperfections in crystals, X-ray diffraction physics, and crystal growth has led to deeper understanding of the nature of real materials and their interaction with radiation and external fields. Prof. Lal has edited 9 Books/Volumes, published 22 Invited Papers in journals / Chapters in Books, more than 100 research papers in refereed journals and 7 patents to his credit.
Professor Satpathy is former Professor and Head of the Department of English, University of Delhi, which was one of the largest departments of the university. In the initial years of his career, he taught in the tribal areas of India such as Mayurbhanj and Meghalaya. He taught for nearly two decades at the post-graduate department of English of the University of Delhi. He has also been a Visiting Professor at Jamia Milia Islamia; University of Granada, Spain; Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany and many others. Satpathy’s core specialization is in Anglophone and vernacular modernism and more recently, in postcolonialism. He has published and edited books and articles related to these two key areas. He was appointed “Distinguished Scholar” at the Centre of Advanced Studies at La Trobe University, Melbourne.he has delivered lectures at SOAS and Goldsmiths College, (both under the University of London), University of Calgary and University of Saskatoon (Canada), University of Santa Clara, California (US), Goethe University, Frankfurt and Landau in Germany, Cape Town (South Africa), Hokkaido University, Japan, Honk Kong University, and Tribhuban University, Nepal.
Prof. Anita Sharma, Former Por-Vice Chancellor, KRMU is an Adjunct Fellow at Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi. She was a Professor at the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi. She is former Head, Department of East Asian Studies and former Dean, Faculty of Social sciences, University of Delhi. She studied History in Delhi University at undergraduate level and continued to receive her post-graduation specializing in Ancient Indian History and Chinese History. She was the recipient of Ministry of Human Resource Development scholarship to China for two years. She received her doctorate in Buddhism from the University of Delhi where she taught History, Buddhism and Chinese Language for more than thirty years. She has written and edited books on Buddhism and Chinese Language and has several research papers and articles to her credit. She has worked on a Major Project of University Grant Commission on Buddhist Settlements: A study of the Travels of Xuanzang in India. She was also involved with e-pg-pathshala program in Chinese Language of University Grant Commission