2nd International Conference on Computational Finance and Business Analytics (CFBA-2024)

IIMT, Bhubaneswar, Date:APRIL 5th-6th, 2024.
Chair Person
Prof. (Dr.) Lakhmi C. Jain
PhD | ME | BE(Hons)| Fellow (Engineers Aust), 
Founder, KES International
United Kingdom

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Professor Lakhmi C. Jain, PhD, Dr H.C., ME, BE(Hons), Fellow (Engineers Australia), is with the Liverpool Hope University and the University of Arad. He was formerly with the University of Technology Sydney, the University of Canberra and Bournemouth University.
Professor Jain founded the KES International for providing a professional community the opportunities for publications, knowledge exchange, cooperation and teaming. Involving around 5,000 researchers drawn from universities and companies world-wide, KES facilitates international cooperation and generates synergy in teaching and research. KES regularly provides networking opportunities for the professional community through one of the largest conferences of its kind in the area of KES. 

Prof. (Dr.) Francesco Vigliarolo
Professor of Regional Economy at the Catholic University of La Plata UNESCO Chair in "Economic Systems and Human Rights" at the National University of La Plata
Associate Researcher at the CESOT (Center for the Study of Sociology of Work), University of Buenos Aires.

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Dr. Francesco did his PhD in Social Sciences, specializing in economic sociology, ethical finance, and social economics. He is a full-time Professor of Regional Economy at the Catholic University of La Plata. Additionally, he also serve as the Director of the UNESCO Chair in "Economic Systems and Human Rights" at the National University of La Plata. He is also an Associate Researcher at the CESOT (Center for the Study of Sociology of Work) at the University of Buenos Aires. His primary focus lies in local development processes, particularly the construction of territorial identities that involve asserting rights (ontological reason) through associative forms of production and ethical finance tools. Throughout his career, he had published numerous books and scientific articles delving into concepts such as "Ethical social capital,""Economic socialization and democratization," "The principles of economic phenomenology," "Ontological reason of economy and demand for rights of economy," and "Meso-economic approach."

Prof. (Dr.) Srikanta Patnaik
Director, I.I.M.T., Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

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Prof. Srikanta Patnaik is Director of I.I.M.T., Bhubaneswar, India. He has received his Ph. D. (Engineering) on Computational Intelligence from Jadavpur University, India in 1999. He has supervised more than 30 Ph. D. Theses and 100 Master theses in the area of Computational Intelligence, Machine Learning, Soft Computing Applications and Re-Engineering. Dr. Patnaik has published around 100 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He is author of 2 text books and 55 edited volumes and few invited book chapters, published by leading international publisher like IEEE, Elsevier, Springer-Verlag, Kluwer Academic, etc.. Dr. SrikantaPatnaik is the Editors-in-Chief of International Journal of Information and Communication Technology and International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics published from Inderscience Publishing House, England and, Editor of Journal of Information and Communication Convegence Engineering and Associate Editor of Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems (JIFS), which are all Scopus Index journals.
He is also Editors-in-Chief of Book Series on “Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technology” published from Springer, Germany and Advances in Computer and Electrical Engineering (ACEE) and Advances in Medical Technologies and Clinical Practice (AMTCP), published by IGI Global, USA.
He is a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He is also Fellow of IETE, Life Member of ISTE, and CSI. Dr. Patnaik has visited more than 20 countries across the globe and visiting professors to some of the universities.

Prof. (Dr.) Vasilios N. Katsikis
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

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Vasilios N. Katsikis is an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Informatics at the Department of Economics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He received his Diploma of Mathematics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, his MSc in Applied Mathematics as well as his PhD in Mathematics from the National Technical University of Athens. He has also worked as a post-doctoral researcher in Applied and Computational Mathematics under the financial support of the State Scholarship Foundation (IKY). His research interests lie in the fields of Applied Mathematics, Computational Finance, Artificial Intelligence, Matrix Analysis and Applied Linear Algebra. He has published more than 80 journal papers in high-quality journals, 4 research books and 7 book chapters on the above-mentioned fields, and has a variety of other research activities. He also serves as a reviewer for several journals and congresses.

Prof. (Dr.) Rangan Gupta
Professor, University of Pretoria

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Rangan Gupta is a Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Pretoria. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Connecticut, USA. He conducts research in the fields of macroeconomics and financial economics. His research has appeared in high impact factor international journals such as International Journal of Forecasting, International Review of Financial Analysis, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money,Journal of Macroeconomics, Economic Modelling, Emerging Markets Review, Journal of Forecasting, Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Energy, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Quantitative Finance, Resources Policy.

Prof. Deepika Gupta
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Vishakhapatnam
PhD (FPM IIM Bangalore), FCA, ACS, MFSM, B.Com.

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Prof. Deepika Gupta is Assistant Professor in Strategy Area at IIM Visakhapatnam. She is the 2022-23 recipient of Visiting Research Fellowship from Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), University of Pretoria. Johannesburg, South Africa (a triple crown accredited Institute). She was awarded the C K Prahalad Prashasti for Corporate and Social Strategy 2022 for research focus on Cultural Entrepreneurship & Intellectual Property. This award was conferred by Re-THINK INDIA that honours eminent figures in Corporate & Social Strategy to celebrate their strategic contributions toward Aatmanirbhar Bharat. She is currently a member on AIB South Asia Chapter Leadership Team. She publishes and reviews for various national/ international conferences and reputed journals. She has almost 12 years of industrial experience in organizations like Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. She teaches courses like Competition & Strategy, Business Government & Society, Innovation and New Product Development, Corporate Governance, Legal Aspects of Business, Strategic Tax Management for various programs like PGP, PGPEx, PGPDGM and others at the Institute. She is active with MDP and FDP activities of the Institute. She continues to handle various administrative positions at the Institute.

Dr. Ashok Mohapatra,
B. Tech, MBA, Ph.D

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Dr. Ashok Mahapatra is an accomplished leader who has held senior positions in Fortune 500 companies in the USA and UK for 18 years. He holds an MBA from Rutgers University and a B.Tech from NIT Rourkela in Computer Science. He is a member of the National Scholastic Honorary Society Beta-Gamma-Sigma of the USA. He has made significant contributions in Logistics Management Processes, Business Intelligence, and Optimization strategies for Fortune 100 Health Care, Manufacturing, and Logistics Companies. He has also been involved in the development of effective IT systems architecture for companies such as AT&T, United Health, ICICI Infotech, and Fujitsu. In the field of education and research, he believes in holistic grooming of students and nurturing research and innovations at an early stage of life.

Prof. (Dr.) Sharada Prasad Sahoo,
Berhampur University, India

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s Dr. Sharada Prasad Sahoo is a currently serving Berhampur University as Assistant Professor in the department of Business Administration. Dr. Sahoo has gathered 13 years of teaching and research experience in the discipline of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior. Being an ardent educator and researcher Dr. Sahoo has earned wide appreciation from his work experiences at Interscience Institute of Management and Technology, Bhubaneswar and Khallikote University, Berhampur. Dr. Sahoo has presented papers at 19 national conferences and 8 international conferences. Dr. Sahoo has published articles in reputed and indexed journals in the areas of Human Capital, Organisational Behavior and Gender Issues. Dr. Sahoo is a seasoned public speaker and orator and has received Seva He Seva Gold Medal from Fakir Mohan University for outstanding elocution. As an effective organizer, he has exhibited excellent spirit in successfully accomplishing FDPs, Scholars’ Conclave, Interscience Digital Club and many academic events under the patronage of Interscience Research Network. In the current assignment, Dr. Sahoo is a seasoned mentor for soft skill development. His research interest includes Human Capital Management, Decent Work and HR-Technology Integration. Dr. Sahoo is an MBA and Ph.D. in Management from Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, Odisha.

Prof. (Dr.) Taosheng Wang
Hunan International Economics University, China

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Taosheng Wang is a doctor, professor of Applied Economics (International Trade Direction), specialist of General Office of the State Council, director of Chinese Society of World Economy, Vice Chairman of the Expert Committee of China Association of Trade in Service, master tutor. He is the dean of School of Business of Hunan International Economics University, chief expert of the provincial-level social science key research base. He is also foregoer of provincial-level key construction course ‘International Trade’, provincial-level teaching team ‘International Trade’, provincial-level characteristic specialty ‘International Economics and Trade‘. His main research areas are international economic and trade theory and policy; institutional innovation and international trade; international competitive advantage and competitive strategy.

Prof. Dr. Pramod Kumar Prusty
Dean Academics,
I.I.M.T, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

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Prof. Pramod Kumar Prusty is the Dean Academics of IIMT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. He has received his Ph.D degree from Utkal University, Vani Vihar on Accounting and Finance based topic. He has supervised five Ph.D Scholars. He is the Author of 35 Research Articles and 3 Test Books i.e., Management Accounting, Cost Accounting and also Advanced Cost and Management Accounting which are useful for CA , CMA and MBA Students. He has supervised more than 300 Projects in different Disciplines. Prof. Prusty has Chaired as Key Note Speaker in many Conferences within the Country. During his Professional Career Prof. Prusty has performed his job as a successful Academician and Administrator around 40 years in different Govt., Govt Autonomous Colleges including Ravenshaw and also in different reputed Educational Institutions as Prof.and Dean of Commerce.

Prof.(Dr.) Jagamohan Pattanayak ,
Dean (Administration & Student Welfare)
IIMT, Bhubaneswar

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Prof Dr Jagamohan Pattanayak is a prolific writer, poet and accomplished researcher. He has 8 research publications in National & State journals. He has been awarded PhD degree in participation and status change in development process, a study of tribal’s in koraput district, odisha. He was the research fellow of Tribal development Department, Ministry of welfare Govt of India. He is an illustrator in both Academics and Administration. With an exceptionally mentoring career leading to nearly four decades, he has held an administrative position as principal in Sri Jagannath Degree College, kaipadar khurda. Prof Pattanayak was conferred with prestigious award as best NSS programme officer, odisha for his selfless service to the society. Prof Pattanayak conferred with Law degree founded an institution to provide free legal service to the stranded people to establish their view. He has planted Twelve Thousands saplings over 7 acres of lands. He has attended 12 National Integration camps across India, he is being acclaimed by distinguished honour in social service being a counselor of IGNOW Odisha State Open University, he has been with students for continuous Learning.

Prof. (Dr.) Dhananjaya Sarangi
IT Expert, World Skill Center, Bhubaneswar, India

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DhananjayaSarangi is a Professor of Computer Science and Applications of Interscience Institute of Management and Technology (IIMT), Bhubaneswar,Odisha since April 2019 .He received his MCA degree from NIT, Rourkela in 1989. He is having 30 years of rich experience as Head of IT invariousreputedMNCs both in India & abroad. Professor Sarangi was Head of IT of HindalcoIndustries,aAditya Birla Group company located at Hirakud, Odisha for both its Smelter & Power plant and then relocated to Malaysia as Head of IT for its Palm Oil Edible Oil and Oleo Chemical division. Subsequently professor Sarangi moved to Singapore as Head of Business Information System of Palm Oil Business of RGE Pte Ltd Singapore. Professor Sarangi has vast experience mainly focused on IT Strategy, IT Project Management, IT Planning & Governance, IT Infrastructure Management, Business Transformation, Change Management, People Management, IT Policy & Security, Vendor Management, ERP implementation etc.. He has undergone various training& seminars from reputed institute like NTU-Singapore, IIM-Kolkata, NITIE-Mumbai, Human Synergistic International- Bangalore, NityoInfotech-Singapore. Currently Professor Sarangi is continuing his PhD from Birla Global University (BGU), Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Professor Sarangi has travelled various countries like Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam & Australia.

Eng. Bin Hu
Changsha Normal University

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Bin Hu engineer and a counsellor at Changsha Normal University, ACM Member, IEEE Member, he is the guest editor of EI-indexed journals: International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems (IJRIS) and International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (IJISSCM), the editorial board member of International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems (IJEIS) and International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences (IJSDS), and the technical editor of International Journal of Computer and Communication Technology (IJCCT). He published many articles in high standard journals like Knowledge-based System(KS), Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Control (JIFS), Enterprise Information System(EIS), Financial Innovation(FI) and etc. He worked for China Mobile,Hunan Branch as a senior manager both in marketing and Technology. Which makes him a youth expert both in Education and Administration.

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