Dr. Anirban BandyopadhyayAdvanced Scanning Probe Microscopy group Advanced Nano Characterisation Center (ANCC) National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Anirban Bandyopadhyay is a Senior Scientist at the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan. He has written a book Nanobrain: The making of an artificial brain made of a time crystal. 10 patents on building an artificial organic brain, big data, molecular bot, cancer & Alzheimer drug, fourth circuit element, etc. 2013-2014 a visiting scientist in MIT, USA, on Biorhythms. World Technology Network, WTN Fellow, (2009-continued); Hitachi Science and Technology award 2010, Inamori Foundation award 2011-2012, Kurata Foundation Award, Inamori Foundation Fellow (2011-), Sewa Society International SSS Fellow (2012-), Japan; SSI Gold medal (2017).
Dr. P. RamanujanRetired; Associate Director at C-DAC Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Dr. P. Ramanujan is currently heading the Indian Heritage Group – Indian language technology development, ISCII standards evolution, computational rendering of Paninian grammar, Vedic and shastraic databases, Natural language Understanding system for Sanskrit and Vedas, Sanskrit networking, Digital Library of Indian Heritage, heritage Computing. Earlier in his days as an Aeronautical Engineer, he was In charge of Work study, Industrial Engineering, management Services, design of avionics systems, programme management, Light Combat aircraft.
Dr. Andrea DiemProfessor of Philosophy, Mt. San Antonio College, USA
Andrea Diem-Lane is a Professor of Philosophy and currently the Chair of the Philosophy Department at Mt. San Antonio College. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Diem-Lane is the author of over 10 books, including The Cerebral Mirage, How to Study the Sacred, The Jain Path, The Gnostic Mystery, Spooky Physics, etc. She is well known for her groundbreaking study, The Guru in America: The Influence of Radhasoami on New Religions (1995) which details how such movements as Eckankar and MSIA have been influenced by the teachings of Shiv Dayal Singh and his successors. Her latest publication is an annotated bibliography on Eckankar for Oxford University Press.
Dr. Diem is currently doing research on the future of artificial intelligence and how it will impact education in the next decade.
Dr. David Christopher LaneProfessor of Philosophy, Mt. San Antonio College, USA
David Christopher Lane has been a Professor of Philosophy at Mt. San Antonio College for over 32 years. He has taught at the University of California, San Diego; California State University, Long Beach; California School of Professional Psychology; and the University of London in England, among other institutions. Professor Lane received his Ph.D. and M.A. with a focus on the Sociology of Knowledge from the University of California, San Diego, where he was also a recipient of a Regents Fellowship. He also received another M.A. in the history and phenomenology of religion from the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley.
Most recently, Dr. Lane has focused his research on neuroscience, quantum theory, and evolutionary biology. Two of his most recent books in this regard are entitled ‘Is the Universe an App?’ and ‘The Virtual Reality of Consciousness’. Professor Lane has also created over a hundred original short films on such subjects as probability theory, Darwinian evolution, and the future of technology in education. He is the co-founder of the MSAC Philosophy Group which has produced over 200 unique audiobooks.
Currently Professor Lane is assisting Professor Mark Juergensmeyer on his new edition of Radhasoami Reality, which will include the latest developments in the history of the movement for the past thirty years. On a more personal note, Dr. Lane is married to Professor Andrea Diem-Lane with whom he has two children, Shaun-Michael and Kelly-Joseph.
Dr. Sergey PetoukhovHead; Laboratory of Biomechanical Systems Research in Mechanical Engineering Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Current employments: Head of Laboratory of biomechanical systems research in Mechanical Engineering Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Chief researcher of the “Center of interdisciplinary researches of musical creativity” of the Moscow State Conservatory by P.I. Tchaikovsky; Editor-in-Chief of “International Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Computing” (Hong Kong).
Selected honors and awards: Laureate of the State prize of the USSR; Academician of the Academy of Quality Problems (Russia, 2000); Grand Doctor of Philosophy, Full Professor (The European Academy of Informatization, Belgium, 2004). He is Chairman of Advisory Board of «International Symmetry Association», Budapest, Hungary, from 2003 till now; Honorary chairman of Board Directors of International Society of Symmetry in Bioinformatics, USA, 2005; co-leader of long-term scientific cooperation between Russian and Hungarian Academies of Sciences in the theme Non-linear models and symmetrological analysis in biomechanics, bioinformatics and theory of self-organizing systems; Scientific supervisor and main contractor for competitive state contracts on bioinformatics from 2009-2011; Vice-Chair of the International Advisory Board Directors of the Research Association of Modern Education and Computer Science (Hong Kong) from 2016; Vice-President of the International Society of Natural Medicine (Slovakia); scholarship for scientific internship in Germany from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD, 2017).