2024 3rd International Symposium on Control Engineering and Robotics(ISCER 2024)
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Bijnan Bandyopadhyay (Fellow of Indian Academy of Science, Fellow of National Academy of Science, Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)) received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, New Delhi, India, in 1986. In 1987, he joined the Systems and Control Engineering Group, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, as a Faculty Member, and is currently a Professor. In 1996, he was with the Lehrstuhl fur Eleck-trische Steuerung und Regelung, RUB, Bochum, Germany, as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow. He has 400 publications that include monographs, book chapters, journal articles, and conference papers. He has guided 38 Ph.D. dissertations at IIT Bombay. His research interests include the areas of multirate output feedback based discrete-time sliding mode control, event-triggered sliding mode control, and nuclear reactor control.,Prof. Bandyopadhyay served as the Co-Chairman of the International Organization Committee and as the Chairman of the Local Arrangements Committee for the IEEE ICIT, Goa, India, in 2000. He also served as one of the General Chairs of the IEEE ICIT Conference, Mumbai, India, in 2006. He has served as the General Chair for the IEEE International Workshop on VSSSMC, Mumbai, India, 2012. He has also served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics and IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. He is currently serving as an Associate Editor for the IET Control Theory & Applications. He was awarded the IEEE Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE IE Society in 2019. He was awarded Distinguished Visiting Fellow by the Royal Academy of Engineering, London, U.K., in 2009 and 2012.

Maria Pia Fanti received the Laurea degree in electronic engineering from the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, in 1983. She was a visiting researcher at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, New York, in 1999. Since 1983, she has been with the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering of the Polytechnic of Bari, Italy, where she is currently a Full Professor of system and control engineering and Chair of the Laboratory of Automation and Control. Currently, she is IEEE Fellow and Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association. Her research interests include management and modeling of transportation, logistics and manufacturing systems; discrete event systems; Petri nets; consensus protocols; fault detection. Prof. Fanti has published more than 325 papers and two textbooks on her research topics. She was senior editor of the IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering and she is Associate Editor of the IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems. She was member at large of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, and currently she is member of the AdCom of the IEEE Robotics and Automaton Society, and chair of the Technical Committee on Automation in Logistics of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. Prof. Fanti was General Chair of the 2011 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and logistics, and Informatics and the 2019 IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Conference.

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