"Share your knowledge.
It’s a way to achieve immortality”
-Dalai Lama XIV
International colloquium on recent trends in engineering (IC@MACE-2020) is scheduled to be
conducted on 13th and 14th of March, 2020 at Mar Athanasius College of Engineering
Kothamangalam. The biennial conference is jointly organised by various departments of MACE
in association with the Institution of Engineers (India).
IC@MACE will be a wonderful platform for people working across various disciplines to express,
share and enhance their ideas on recent advancements in engineering science. The conference
envisages a unique opportunity for researchers from around the world to interact and listen to
stalwarts in various research domains.
Here's the list of some dynamic speakers and industrial experts
Prof. Dr. K. N. Madhusoodanan holds the position of Vice-Chancellor of Cochin University of Science and
Technology (CUSAT), Cochin, Kerala. He has obtained his PhD from CUSAT in Physics. He has around 25
years of experience in teaching. He has also worked as a post-doctoral research fellow at Indian Institute
of Science, Bangalore, University Rome, Italy, Catholic University, Belgium and Institute for Ion Beam
Physics and Materials Research Centre Germany.
He has currently produced 4PhDs and has authored several publications in referred journals and books.
He is a life member of Acoustical Society of India and Indian Physics Association. Other than academics,
he has entitled various positions like Head of the Department, Dept. of Instrumentation, CUSAT, Dean,
Faculty of Engineering and Technology (M.G University, Kottayam), Member Syndicate (CUSAT),
Registrar in charge (CUSAT), Vice-Chancellor (CUSAT).
Prof. Dr. Franz Lehner is full professor in Information Systems and holds the Chair of Information Systems (Wirtschaftsinformatik) at the University of Passau. Before that, he was a professor of Business Administration and Information Management (MIS) at the Koblenz School of Corporate Management (WHU, Germany). After that, he worked for a short period as a founding president of the Danube-University at Krems.
He became a full-time professor of Information Systems in 1996 at the University of Regensburg and switched to the University of Passau by 2004. His articles have been published in distinguished international journals and he has authored and coauthored many books. His research interests cover the areas of knowledge management and e-learning, data and information management, mobile applications as well as cloud computing.
Prof. Dr. Hans Ziegler holds the chair of Production, Operations and Logistics
Management at the School of Business, Economics and Information Systems of the
University of Passau. He earned a diploma in Industrial Engineering from Karlsruhe
Institute of Technology, a doctoral degree in Business Administration and a
habilitation in Business Administration from the University of Paderborn. Prior to
joining the University of Passau he was Professor for Business Computing and
Information Systems at the University of Paderborn and Professor for Production and
Operations Management at the Technical University of Darmstadt.
Prof. Dr. Ziegler's teaching interests are Operations Research, Operations Management
and Logistics Management. His research focus is on the development and analysis of
models and algorithms for scheduling and inventory management in supply chains.
Prof. Dr. Ziegler has a long lasting research collaboration with Prof. Chandrasekharan
Rajendran from the Department of Management Studies of IIT Madras. He is
responsible for the collaboration between the School of Business, Economics and
Information Systems of the University of Passau and the Department of Management
Studies of IIT Madras, especially for student and faculty exchange, for the Joint
Doctoral Degree Program and the Joint Masters Degree Program of both institutes.
Group Captain Babu Joseph is a 1986 batch alumnus of MA College of Engg.
Kothamangalam. Commissioned into the Aeronautical Engg (Electronics) branch of the
Indian Air Force (IAF), he is trained and well experienced on Mirage 2000 fighter
aircraft, weapons and Electronic Warfare (EW) systems of Mirage 2000, Anti-aircraft
Guided Missiles, Indigenous EW Systems and AFNET - the private internet of the IAF.
He has served in combat Squadrons, Repair Depots and senior Engg.. appointments in
flying stations pan India as well as HQ, Integrated Defence Staff (IDS).
During his Air Force career spanning over three decades, he also served in “Defence
Avionics Research Establishment (DARE, DRDO) on deputation for a total duration of
10 years. During the years of deputation, he made valuable contributions in indigenous
development of Radar Warning Receivers (RWR) and Electronic Warfare Suites (EWS).
He also managed their successful integration on 16 variants of aircraft of Indian Air
Force and Indian Navy, initially as Project Manager and subsequently as Project
Director of these projects. He has been commended by the Chief of Air Staff, twice for
his meritorious services. He also served in the Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff
(HQ IDS) as Director - Data & Applications wherein he was associated with certain
projects of national importance.
Gp Capt Babu Joseph has published a few journals in his domains and participated in
several national as well as international seminars. He is a life member of several
professional bodies. Post superannuation from IAF, he is currently serving as an
Independent Technology Consultant in the Defence Industry.
15th February 2020
Intimation of Acceptance
20th February 2020
Full Paper Submission
29th February 2020
4th March 2020
Papers are invited to IC@MACE-2020 on topics lying within the scope of the conference.
The conference will have multiple tracks from various Engineering and Management disciplines.
We are expecting high quality research findings coming under these tracks and will also accept
inter-disciplinary research papers. All accepted papers will be published as conference proceedings and
selected papers from each track will be published in Scopus Indexed International Journals.