Dr. Alex Pappachen James, Senior Member IEEE, Senior Fellow HEA [email@example.com]
Neuromorphic Computing - Circuits and Systems; Pattern recognition and machine learning in hardware
"Be afraid of the evolution of stupidity exhibited by some natural brains; not the intelligent silicon brain"
IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence
Guest editors: Alex James, Nazarbayev University; Khaled Salama, KAUST; Hai Li, Duke University; Biolek Dalibor, Univerzita Obrany, Brno; Giacomo Indiveri, ETH, Zurich; Leon Chua, University of California, Berkeley
Submission Deadline: November 30, 2017 (revised)
IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications
Guest editors: Alex James, Nazarbayev University; Martin Wäny, Austria Microsystems; Bhaskar Choubey, University of Oxford; Aleksej Makarov, Vlatacom; Sergio A Velastin, University Carlos III Madrid; Claudio Salvadori, New Generation Sensors srl
Submission Deadline: October 30, 2017 (revised)
Surveys and tutorials:
James, Alex Pappachen, and Belur V. Dasarathy. "Medical image fusion: A survey of the state of the art." Information Fusion 19 (2014): 4-19. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1566253513001450
AK.Maan, A.J. Deepthi, A.P. James, A Survey of Memristive Threshold Logic Circuits, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (2017) [Download - open access]
Research Specialities: I am a scientist working on various aspects of circuits and systems for deep neuromorphic networks, image processing, and pattern recognition.
Current Roles: Head of Department - Electrical Engineering (2017-), Director of Bioinspired Microelectronics Systems Lab (2015-), Chair of the faculty senate (2016-17); Nazarbayev University [2013- present].
Education: Ph.D. [2 years] (on hardware face recognition) from Griffith School of Engineering, Griffith University; Masters [2 years] (on current mirrors) and Bachelors (honors) [4 years] (on fuzzy logic) with the highest distinction (summa cum laude) in Electronics Engineering
Experiance: Founded two start-up's, consulting six start-up companies, 12 years in academia, 8 years in industry.
IEEE/IET: Founding chair IEEE Kazakhstan subsection (2017-), IEEE Kerala CASS Chapter Founding Chair (2015-2016), Execom Member Kerala Section (2015-2016), Exec. Member of IET Vision and Imaging Network (2015-2017).
Publications: 80+ papers on mixed-signal circuits, algorithms, and systems for intelligent pattern recognition systems especially with memristive devices and circuits.
Editorial/Review services: Reviewer for 20+ international prestigious journals and conferences such as IEEE ISCAS, IEEE ICECS, TCAS, TVLSI, TCAD, TCyb, TEC, TIP, etc. Editorial member of Information Fusion, Elsevier (Citescore:4.82, SNIP:3.537, citescoreRank:4/139); is currently an Associate Editor of Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS), Springer (Citescore:4.49, SNIP:3.976, citescoreRank:9/200), and Associate Editor of IEEE Access, (2017-) (Impact (2015)- Citescore:4.32, SNIP:3.601, citescoreRank:5/262). His recent participation in technical committee/reviewer for conferences supported by IEEE/IET include ISCAS2017, MWSCAS 2017, PrimeAsia 2017, ICECS 2016, ICDP 2016, VISIGRAPP 2016, WICT 2016, ISDA 2016, HIS'16, NaBIC 2016 , BICA 2016, ICACCI 2016, SET-CAS 2016, CCIOT 2016, ARONCAS 2016, APCAE 2016, IEAC 2016, ISTA’16, ISI'16 etc. His research is focused on brain-inspired circuits and systems. He is an IEEE Senior Member.
Keywords: Threshold Logic - Memristors, VLSI, Algorithms, On-chip signal processing; Brain inspired computing - devices, algorithms, architecture; Pattern recognition - Deep learning, Face and Speech recognition;