Hitesh Mohapatra received a B.E. degree in Information Technology from Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Gunupur, Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha in 2006, and an MTech. Degree in CSE from Govt. College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha in 2009. He is currently a full-time PhD scholar at Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, India since 2017 and expected to complete by August 2020. He has contributed 10+ research-level papers (SCI/Scopus), eight international/national conferences (Scopus), and a book on C Programming. He has 12+ years of teaching experience both in industry and academia. His current research interests include wireless sensor networks, smart cities, smart grid, smart transportation, and smart water.
Amiya Kumar Rath received a B.E. degree in computer from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, in 1990, and an M.B.A. degree in systems management from Shivaji University in 1993. He also received an MTech. Degree in computer science from Utkal University in 2001, and a PhD degree in computer science from Utkal University, in 2005, with a focus on embedded systems. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, India. He has contributed over 80 research-level papers to many national and international journals and conferences, authored seven books published by reputed publishers. His research interests include embedded systems, ad hoc networks, sensor networks, power minimization, evolutionary computation, and data mining. Currently, deputed as an adviser to the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore, India.