Dr. Goutam Chattopadhyay

Goutam Chattopadhyay is currently a Senior Research Scientist (SRS) at the NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA, and a Visiting Associate at the Division of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy, California Institue of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Caltech in 1999. Dr. Chattopadhyay has several publications in noted journals. His research interests include microwave, millimeter-wave, high frequency radars, terahertz sources, application of nanotechnology at terahertz frequencies and terahertz heterodyne and direct detector receivers and instruments.


Prof. Vladimir Privman

Vladimir Privman received his Doctor of Science degree in Physics from Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, in 1982, and continued as a postdoc at Cornell University and at California Institute of Technology, before assuming a faculty position at Clarkson University in 1985, where he presently holds the Robert A. Plane Endowed Professorship in the Departments of Physics; Chemistry and Biomolecular Science; Electrical and Computer Engineering; and in New York State Center for Advanced Materials Processing. He has (co)authored over 200 research papers and 20 major reviews, as well as written/edited 3 books and several journal issues. His present research interests have spanned broad areas of advanced technology, including bio-inspired information processing, synthesis of colloids and nanoparticles, kinetics of surface processes at the nanoscale, physics of semiconductor devices, spintronics, and quantum computing.


Prof. Y. Annie Liu

Annie Liu a Professor of Computer Science at Stony Brook University. She received her Ph.D. and M.S. from Cornell University, M.Eng. from Tsinghua University, and B.S. from Peking University, all in Computer Science. Her interests include Languages, Algorithms, Program Design and Optimizations, Program Analysis and Transformations, Intelligent Systems, Distributed Systems, and Security. Annie Lius Design and Analysis Research Laboratory has projects in modeling and specification, analysis and verification, design and optimization, code generation, and testing. These projects are for optimizing compilers, interactive environments, real-time and embedded systems, database systems, semantic Web, distributed systems, big data analysis, security, and more.