National, December 2023: Marwadi University has announced the completion of the 2nd edition of the International Conference on Advancements in Smart Computing and Information Security (ASCIS) 2023, hosted at its state-of-the-art 32-acre campus in Gujarat. It featured an array of research papers showcasing the latest advances in AI & ML, Smart Computing, Cyber Security, Computer Networks and Interdisciplinary Computer Applications which have become crucial and challenging during the rapid advancement of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. A total of 152 papers were presented across domains, including healthcare, agriculture, automobile, civil and mechanical engineering, pharma, cybercrime, and sports. According to the recent IndiaAI report, artificial intelligence will contribute close to £1 trillion to the Indian economy by 2035.
The two-day ASCIS 2023 was powered by esteemed sponsors, including the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Coursera, D-Link, Stelcore, and Samatrix, enabling the top 2% of the global scientific researchers from the Stanford list and industry stalwarts to become general co-chairs, program chairs, and track chairs. Researchers, academicians, and industry experts from India and around the world convened to share groundbreaking research, insights, and advancements via engaging one-to-one sessions.
Some of the notable reputed global and national experts included Dr Venkat Rayapati, CEO, Cyber Forza Inc, USA; H.R. Mohan, ICT Consultant & Chair of Events, IEEE Computer Society; Deepak Jain, Associate Professor, Dalian University of Technology, China; Dr. Ishu Gupta, Ramanujan Faculty Fellow, International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore; Dr.Shamala Subramanian,
Professor, Universiti Putra Malaysia; Krishna Kumar, VP of Corporate Strategy, Keisoku Engineering System, Japan; Dr. Sheng-Lung Peng, Professor, National Taipei University of Business, Taiwan; Dr. Sonali Agarwal, Associate Professor, IIIT Allahabad; Dr. Sharad Raghavendra, Professor, Virginia Tech, USA; Col. Mahesh Ramachandran, Advisor, Larsen & Toubro.
Dr R Sridaran, Dean, Faculty of Computer Applications and also General Chair of ASCIS, Marwadi University, added, “The latest developments in AI and ML are nothing short of miraculous and moving at lightning pace. With the upcoming dawn of AGI powered by quantum computing around the corner, the world is going to witness advancements in all fields of human endeavour like nothing in the past. We extend our gratitude to all the participants for sharing valuable insights and contributing to the success of the event. I’d like to personally thank all the organisers, attendees, and participants for this truly enriching experience.”
ASCIS 2023 further solidifies Marwadi University’s endeavors to become a hub for academic excellence and a catalyst for cutting-edge research in the realm of computing and information technology. In addition, the Faculty of Computer Applications at MU is equipped with numerous labs established with funding support from the Department of Science and Technology, Gujarat.