Dr. Abhishek Appaji

Organising Co-chair

Assistant Professor, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bangalore, India.

Dr. Abhishek Appaji is working as Institutional Coordinator for R&D and Assistant Professor at B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bangalore. He is also serving as Guest faculty at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. He is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp specialized in new ventures leadership. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering in Medical Electronics with University Rank from BMSCE, Masters of Technology in Information Technology, and a Masters of Engineering (M.E) in Bioinformatics from University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore. His Ph.D. was in Mental Health and Neurosciences from Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Abhishek is a Senior Member of IEEE. He has served in various volunteering positions at IEEE. Currently, he is the Chapter coordinator Chair of the IEEE Bangalore Section, Treasurer of IEEE IEEE Computer Society Bangalore Chapter, Webmaster, and MD Chair for IEEE PES Bangalore Chapter and advisor for IEEE EMB BMSCE Chapter. He is also serving as Secretary of IEEE Smart Cities Marketing Committee. Abhishek has received various grants from Indian agencies like DST, DBT, BIRAC, and from abroad. Abhishek has also worked as a research associate in the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering (CeNSE), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. He has two patents filed in Medtech Space. He has more than 50 International/National journal publications and conferences to his credit. He has been a part of more than 150+ Invited expert talks in various conferences, Forums, and events. He has renowned laurels including IEEE International Best paper Award in Malaysia, MGH CamTech Jugadathon Awards, Best Nodal Coordinator award, Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award 2016 at Rastrapathy Bhavan (President of India House) New Delhi, Elderly care Hackathon (the Netherlands), Winner of Class 5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, IEEE MGA Young Professional Achievement Award, R10 YP achievement award, etc.