Dr. V.K. Panchal is former Director & Scientist ‘G’ of Defence Terrain Research Lab., [DTRL], Defence Research & Development Organisation [DRDO], Govt. of India. He has completed his Doctorate in the area of Artificial Intelligence from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and M.Tech from BITS Pilani. He has more than 30 years of extensive experience in Research & Development, Industry and Academics in India and abroad. He also served as Guest faculty at Premier Institutions of India. He has chair many sessions and delivered keynote addresses in National & International Conferences.
Dr. Panchal and his team received several prestigious awards of DRDO, like Technology Day and Science Day Awards for implementing projects for Army like:
- Machine Intelligence Based Terrain Assessment System for Desert
- Artificial Intelligence Based System for Terrain Thematic Map Generation
- Geo-spatial Information System
He has nearly 200+ publications in Prestigious Journal and Conferences across India and Globe. His Google Scholar Citation Index stands at 660. He has successfully guided 3 Ph.D. Scholars at Delhi Technology University, Delhi University and Punjab Technical University.
His areas of interest are Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Approximate Reasoning, Computational Thinking, Global Data-spread Spectrum Analytics, and Situation Awareness.
He is currently Director to an Engineering College (affiliated to Haryana Govt. DCRUST University), in Sonepat. He is also serving as Founder President to Computational Intelligence Research Group (CiRG), registered under Society Act Government of India. CiRG has been Awarded Member Status of WTISD of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Geneva, Switzerland, in Jun 2018.