General Chair

Dr Mufti Mahmud

Dr Mufti Mahmud is with department of Computing and Technology at the School of Science and Technology. Dr Mahmud leads the MSc in Data Analytics for Business and the Data Analytics strand of the Online MBA courses. Dr. Mahmud is a member of the NTU Distance Learning Governance, Operation and Steering committee as well as the International Mobility committee. Dr Mahmud is also serving as the coordinator of the local organising committee chair for the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI) 2020 to be held in Glasgow, UK from 19 to 24 July 2020.

Dr Mahmud’s research vision is to contribute towards a secure, smart, healthy and better world to live in. In today’s digitized world, converting the ever-expanding amount of raw data to smart data, and building predictive, secure and adaptive systems aiming personalized services are essential and challenging, which require cross-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder collaborations. Towards these goals, Dr Mahmud conducts problem-driven `Brain Informatics’ research where he works with problem domain experts to find multidisciplinary solutions to real-world problems. uses NeuroscienceHealthcareApplied Data ScienceComputational NeuroscienceBig Data AnalyticsCyber SecurityMachine LearningCloud Computing, and Software Engineering; and plans to develop secure computational tools to advance healthcare access in low-resource settings.

TPC Chair

V.N. Manjunath Aradhya

Publication Chair