18th Annual Conference

18th Annual Cum 1st International Conference
of
Vijñāna Parishad of India

on

Computational and Integrative Sciences
&
International Symposium on Computational Biology
in Honour of Prof V.P. Saxena

December 11 - 14, 2015


MANIT


Organized By

Department of Mathematics & Computer Applications
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology
Bhopal 462003, Madhya Pradesh, India
www.manit.ac.in



Conference Highlights

The First International VPI conference was organized in the honour of Prof. H.M. Srivastava who has completed 75 years of his active life.
The second salient feature of the program was a parallel International Symposium on Computational Biology in the honour of Prof. V.P. Saxena who has completed 50 years of active research career (1966-2015).

The inaugural function of “18th Annual cum 1st International Conference of Vijnana Parishad of India (VPI) on Computational And Integrative Sciences” and “International Symposium on Computational Biology” was held on 11 December 2015. Shri Bhupendra Singh, Hon’ble Minister of Science and Information Technology, Government of Madhya Pradesh was the chief guest of the function and Dr. Appu Kuttan K. K. Director MANIT Bhopal presided over the function. 

After the inauguration Prof H. M. Srivastava delivered a keynote lecture on “Some General Families of Hurwitz-Lerch Zeta Functions and Their Applications” and Prof. V. P Saxena, Former Vice Chancellor, Jiwaji University, Gwalior delivered the keynote lecture on “Mathematical Modeling of Certain Human Body Circulations”. 

In the evening on 11th December 2015 in Radhakrishnan auditorium, MANIT Bhopal Prof. H. M. Srivastava from Canada and Prof. V. P. Saxena, Former Vice Chancellor, Jiwaji University, Gwalior were felicitated for their contribution to the field of mathematics by Shri Uma Shankar Gupta, Honorable Minister for Higher Education, Technical Education and Skill Development, Government of Madhya Pradesh. 

Prof. Bal Swaroop Bhatt, Department of Mathematics, University of West Indies, St. Augustine,Trinidad  (W.I.), delivered a Prof J. N Kapoor Memorial Lecture on “Some Prey Predator Models”. Five Plenary lectures and Eight Invited Lectures were held in various disciplines. More than 160 papers were presented in the area of Mathematical and Computational Biology, Computer and Information Sciences, System Biology and Bioinformatics. 

The Plenary Lectures were delivered by Prof. Karmeshu from Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi, Prof. M.A.Pathan from KFRI Kerala, Prof. Rekha Srivastava from University  of Victoria Canada, Dr. Rolf P. Würtz from Germany, Prof. Anand P. Singh from Central University of Rajasthan, and Prof. V. D. Pathak from M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara. The Invited Lectures were delivered by Dr. J. Prakash from Botswana, Dr.  D.S. Hooda from JUET, Guna, Dr. G. C. Sharma from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra, Dr. Madhu Jain from IIT Roorkee, Dr. Renu Jain from Jiwaji University, Gwalior, Dr. Hemant Kumar from A‐V. (P. G.) College Kanpur and Dr. R .C. Singh Chandel from D. V. College Orai. 


  • Professor H.M. Srivastava (University of Victoria, B.C., CANADA, one of the three Founder Members of VPI ) was honored during his Platinum Jubilee Celebrations for his outstanding contribution and Distinguished Services rendered to his subject, Vijñāna Parishad of India and/or to Social Communities
  • Professor V.P. Saxena (Ex-Vice Chancellor, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradsh, India) was honored  on completing 50 years of his active Research, for his outstanding contribution and Distinguished Services rendered to his subject, Vijñāna Parishad of India and/or to other Social Communities.

The following two mathematicians were honored by "DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD" of Vijñāna Parishad of India for their outstanding contribution and Distinguished Services rendered to their subject, Vijñāna Parishad of India and/or to Social Communities:

  • Professor Rekha Srivastava, University of Victoria, B.C., CANADA
  • Professor V.D. Pathak, Former Professor and Pro-Vice Chancellor, M.S. University, Baroda, Gujrat, India

Honorary Fellow: Professor Karmeshu, J.N.U, New Delhi, India, was honored by electing him as Honorary Fellow of Vijñāna Parishad of India (FVPI)

Following participants were awarded as Young Scientist Awards in symposium and conference.

 S.NO

NAME

PRIZE

CATEGORY

DISCIPLINE

1.

Chhaya Singh

First Prize

Oral Presentation

Mathematical and Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

2.

Afzal Hussain

Second Prize

Oral Presentation

Mathematical and Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

3.

Akshara Makrariya

Second Prize

Oral Presentation

Mathematical and Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

4.

Neha Verma

First Prize

Poster Presentation

Mathematical and Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

5.

Sonali Nandi

Second Prize

Poster Presentation

Mathematical and Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

6.

Rohit Saha

Second Prize

Poster Presentation

Mathematical and Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

7.

Sana Akbar

First Prize

Oral Presentation

Computer and Information Sciences

8.

Abha Sharma

Second Prize

Oral Presentation

Computer and Information Sciences

9.

Parvaiz Ahmad Naik

First Prize

Oral Presentation

Mathematics

10.

Ankita

Second Prize

Oral Presentation

Mathematics

 

The Valedictory Function was held on December 14, 2015 at 2 p.m in Radhakrishnan auditorium, MANIT Bhopal Dr. Tariq Zafar Vice Chancellor - M.P. Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal was the chief guest of the function, Dr. Appu Kuttan K. K. Director MANIT Bhopal presided over the function.







Advisory and Organizing Committees


Chief Patron 

Prof. Geetha Bali, Chairman, BOG MANIT Bhopal 

Patron 

Dr. Appu Kuttan K.K., Director, MANIT, Bhopal, India


Organizing Secretary

Dr. R.S. Thakur 
Department of Mathematics & Computer Applications 
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal 462003 Madhya Pradesh ,INDIA 
Mob: +91-9826241996 Phone: +91 - 755 - 4051000, 4052000 Fax : +91-755 - 2670562 
E- Mail: vpimanit2015@gmail.com 

Organizing Chairman 

Dr. K. R. Pardasani 
Department of Mathematics & Computer Applications 
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal 462003 Madhya Pradesh ,INDIA 
Mob: +91-9425358308 Phone: +91 - 755 - 4051000, 4052000 Fax : +91-755 - 2670562
E- Mail: vpimanit2015@gmail.com


International Advisory Committee

Prof. H.M. Srivastava Dr. Nak Eun Cho, Korea
Prof. Vinod P. Saxena, India Prof. M A Pathan, India
Prof. Rattan Datta, India Prof. Hira Narang, USA
Prof. PawanLingras, Canada Prof. A. M. Mathai, India
Prof. BalSwaroop Bhatt, West Indies Prof. Karmeshu, India
Prof. J.B. Shukla, India Prof. Sumeet Dua, USA
Prof. EbrahimShirani, Iran Prof. A. P. Singh, India
Prof. Low Hong Tong, Singapore Prof. T. J. Pedley, UK
Prof. Rekha Srivastava, Canada Prof. R. C. Schroter,UK
Prof. Pranesh Kumar, Canada Prof. D.S. Hooda, India
Prof. Emanuele Di Palma, Italy Dr. Madhu Jain, India
Prof. Girija Jayraman, India Dr. Gouseppe Dattoli, Italy
Prof. Peeyush Chandra, India Dr. J. N. Singh, USA
Dr. Themistocles M. Rassias Greece Dr. Rama Shanker, Eritrea
Dr. Gradimir V. Milovanovic, Serbia Dr. Lipo Wang, Singapore
Dr. Kalun Udagepola, Saudi Arabia Dr. Kinkar Das, Korea
Prof. J. R. Torregrosa, Spain Prof. Beny Neta, USA
Prof. G.P.Pokhariyal, Kenya Prof. Alicia Cordero, Spain
Prof. Sandile Motsa, South Africa Prof. D. B. Gurung, Nepal
Prof. Rajinder Thukral, U.K. Prof. Taher Lotfi, Iran
Prof. Changbum Chun, Korea Prof. M.N. Mehta, India
Prof Maslina Darus,Malaysia Prof. R C S Chandel, India

Local Advisory Committee

All Deans, MANIT, Bhopal 
All Head of Departments, MANIT, Bhopal

Local Organizing Committee


Dr. Madhvi Shakya, Head Member
Dr. Namita Srivastava Member
Dr. Sanjay Sharma Member
Dr. Alok Mittal Member
Dr. Sujoy Das Member
Dr. C. K. Verma Member
Dr. Manoj Jha Member
Dr. Amit Bhagat Member
Dr. G.S. Thakur Member
Dr. Abha Tenguria Member
Dr. R. S. Chandel Member
Dr. Deepak Singh Member
Dr. Ravindra Patel Member
Dr. Anjana Pandey Member
Dr. UshaChouhan Jt.Organizing Secretary
Dr. J.P. Jaisawal Jt.Organizing Secretary
Dr. R.S. Thakur Organizing Secretary
Dr. K. R. Pardasani Organizing Chairman


Other Information

The information regarding boarding and lodging, transport, sight seeing, hotels, places to visit, electronic payment of registration fees etc will be provided on the institute website www.manit.ac.in



About the Institute

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) is an Institute of National Importance. It was formerly known as Maulana Azad College of Technology (MACT), which was India's one of the first eight Regional Engineering Colleges. The institute has been named after the great scholar, educationist and the first Education Minister of Govt. of India, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The Govt. of India and Govt. of Madhya Pradesh jointly sponsored the Institute in 1960 to attract bright young students from across the country. Presently, along with about 200 faculties and 4000 students, the institute is successfully meeting the objective of producing skilled manpower of the highest quality to cope up with challenges of ever evolving industrial needs of the country.

The institute is situated in the heart of Bhopal on a beautiful plateau with a verdant 650-acre campus. It has 8 hostels which has excellent fooding and lodging facilities along with 24 hours security. MANIT's Computer Centre, Canteen, Workshops, Athletic Ground, Energy Center and the open air auditorium are the places where students enjoy healthy and competitive environment. They not only attain maturity and confidence but also shape themselves for the future needs of the world.

About the Department

The Department of Mathematics was established in 1961. Prof. B. R. Bhonsle a well known mathematician of our country was the founder Head of department. The major thrust of the department was on Mathematical Modeling and Computer Applications. The department conducts M.Tech & PhD program in Bioinformatics, M. Tech program in Computational Systems Biology, Master of Computer Applications & PhD programs in Mathematics & Computer Applications.