Coordinated by Dr. Radhika Joshi
Senior Engineering Services Manager, Jabil
With a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and a Master of Science in industrial engineering, Girish Wable is a technology, operations, sourcing and business solutions strategist practitioner for Jabil. With more than 28 years of global experience in electronics manufacturing, high-performance coatings, material handling, automation, additive manufacturing, printed electronics and digital transformation, Girish leads up strategic business and technical initiatives for Jabil. Girish, who started as an intern with Jabil, has authored several engineering publications, received multiple patents and Jabil leadership awards. He enjoys engaging with ecosystem partners, students and research institutions to further the technology. Girish regularly contributes to engineering articles, reviews technical proposals, serves on advisory board, write blogs for Jabil.com and has been a keynote speaker at multiple conferences.
Dr. Mehul S Raval
Dr. Mehul S Raval is a faculty member at Ahmedabad University, serving as the Associate Dean of Experiential Learning and Professor. He has over 25 years of experience in computer vision and engineering education. In 1996, he earned his Bachelor's in ECE from the College of Engineering Pune / University of Pune, India. He pursued further studies, obtaining a Master's in EC in 2002 and a Ph.D. in ECE in 2008.
Dr. Raval has had the opportunity to engage in academic activities abroad, conducting research at Okayama University in Japan as a recipient of the Sakura Science fellowship. He also served as an Argosy visiting associate professor at Olin College of Engineering in the United States in 2016 and held a visiting professorship at Sacred Heart University, CT in 2019. Dr. Raval's research has been published in reputable journals, magazines, conferences, and workshops. He has been a reviewer for well-known publishers, including IEEE, ACM, Springer, Elsevier, IET, and SPIE. His research has received support from institutions such as the Board of Research in Nuclear Science (BRNS) and the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Dr. Raval mentors doctoral, M.Tech, and B.Tech students and actively contributes to conferences, workshops, and symposiums as a program committee member. He also participates in curriculum development for esteemed Indian universities as a member of the Board of Studies (BoS). Dr. Raval holds senior memberships in IEEE and prestigious titles as Fellow of IETE and Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (India). He has contributed to the IEEE Gujarat section and served in various capacities within the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) chapter - IEEE Gujarat Section and the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Chapter - IEEE Gujarat Section.
Presently he is working as technology lead in Reliance. Previously he was associated in a Samsung Networks as MAHARASHTRA state training lead. He has trained 10000 plus engineers and their associates on 4G and 5G field activities. Besides this he was also a content developer in e-learning ventures in India.
Prof. Mukul S. Sutaone Director, IIIT Allahabad
Prof. Mukul S. Sutaone Director, IIIT Allahabad, Prayagraj (U.P.-India) (Ex- Vice Chancellor- COEP Tech. University, Pune) Dr. Mukul Sutaone is currently the Director of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (An Institute of National Importance with the Act of Parliament). In the immediate past, he graced the position of the First Vice Chancellor of COEP Technological University Pune, which is the legacy in the field of Engineering Education in the Country. He worked at College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) as Professor in Electronics and Telecommunication department for more than 30 years of experience, with illustrious accomplishments in Academics and Research. Prof. Sutaone is recipient of Prof. SVC Aiya IETE National Award for Excellence in Telecomm.
Dr. Prashant Bartakke
Dr. Prashant Bartakke is an Associate Professor in Electronics and Telecommunication Department at COEP Technological University, Pune, India. He has over 30 years of academic and research experience. He is result oriented and application driven researcher, using cutting edge technology tools, in the area of Image Analysis and Machine Vision, with contributions in terms of quality publications and prototype development. He is well conversant with many embedded platforms and development tools which are essential for rapid prototype development. He is a resource person and knowledge creator in the above field of research.