Alex Pappachen James

Department
School of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Title
Head of Department
Email
alex.james@nu.edu.kz
Website
http://www.biomicrosystems.info/alex

Alex Pappachen James received the Ph.D. degree from the Queensland Micro and Nanotechnology Centre, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia. He works on brain-inspired circuits as well as algorithms and systems. Currently, he is the Head of Electrical Engineering Department and leads the Circuits and Systems Group. He is actively engaged in research commercialization and startups. He has 18 years experience of managing industry projects and academic projects in board design and pattern recognition circuits, and data and business analytics consulting for IT and semiconductor industry. He is a mentor to several tech start-ups and co-founded companies in machine learning and computer vision. He has authored more than 80 peer-reviewed publications and is a reviewer for more than 20 prestigious international journals and conferences such as IEEE ISCAS, IEEE ICECS, TCAS, TVLSI, TCAD, TCyb, TEC, and TIP. Dr. James has been an IEEE Section Chapter Chair of the Circuits and Systems Society and Executive Member of IET Vision and Imaging Network. He is currently the founding chair of IEEE Kazakhstan subsection, and mentor to IEEE NU Student Branch. He was an editorial member of Information Fusion, Elsevier, is an Associate Editor for HCIS, Springer and IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, Life Member of ACM, and Senior Fellow of HEA.
 
Accepting PhD students in Circuits and Systems, Deep Learning, Internet of things, Big Data, and Image Processing.
 
Research Interests
  • Neuromorphic Circuits and Systems
  • Deep Learning
  • Pattern recognition 
  • Image Fusion and Image Processing
  • VLSI, Analog Integrated Circuits
  • Circuits and Systems

 University Activities

  • Department Chair, Electrical Engineering
  • Chair, Senate of Nazarbayev University (2016-17)
  • Member of senate (2013-17)

Volunteer Activities

  • Founding Chair, IEEE Kazakhstan subsection
  • Chair, IEEE Kerala Section Circuits and Systems Society (2015-)
  • Exec. member, IET Vision and Imaging Network (2015-17)

Editorial Service as Editorial Board Member (Recent)

Referee Service (Partial list)

  • Pattern Recognition Letters
  • IEEE Transactions on VLSI
  • IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
  • IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary computation
  • IEEE Transactions on SCM:B
  • IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks
  • IEEE Transactions on cybernetics
  • IEEE Systems Journal
  • IET Image Processing
  • IET Computer Vision
  • IET Signal Processing
  • Information Fusion (Elsevier)
  • Signal Image and Video Processing (Springer)
  • COMPEL
  • Journal of Applied Computer Science Mathematics
  • Journal of Pattern Recognition Research

Program/review committee member(Partial list)

  • 2017 ISCAS
  • 2017 MWSCAS
  • 2017 Primeasia
  • 2016 IEEE Int’l Conference on Electronics, Circuits, & Systems (ICECS 2016)
  • 2016 IET 7th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP 2016)
  • 2017 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications
  • 2016 6th World Congress on Information and Communication Technologies
  • 2016 Sixteenth International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA)
  • 2016 The 12th International Conference on Information Assurance and Security
  • 2016 7th International Conference on Innovations in Bio-Inspired Computing and Applications
  • 2016 Annual International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures
  • 2016 First International Early Research Career Enhancement School on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures
  • 2016 IET Vision and Imaging Best PhD/MSc Thesis
  • 2016 Second International Conference on Internet of Things and Cloud Computing
  • 2016 Advanced Research on Circuits and Systems International Conference (ARONCAS)
  • 2016 IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics
  • 2016 IEEE Industrial Electronics and Applications Conference
  • Workshop on Metaheuristic Techniques and Applications 2016
  • International Symposium on Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications (ISTA’16)
  • Second International Symposium on Emerging Topics in Circuits and Systems (SET-CAS’16)
  • International Workshop on Emerging Topics in Mechatronic Circuits and Systems (ETMCS’16)
  • Fourth International Symposium on Security in Computing and Communications (SSCC’16)
  • The Fourth International Symposium on Intelligent Informatics (ISI’16)
  • 2nd International Conference on The Application of Science and Mathematics 2016
  • International conference on Computers, Data Management and Technology Applications, 18-20 August, Istanbul, Turkey
  • REEGETECH’2016 Renewable Energy and Green Technology International Conference
  • AR2BIO2015 Advancement Research on Biotechnology, and Biofuels International Conference 
  • CASEV 2015
  • ICSEC 2015 International Computer Science and Engineering Conference 
  • ICCAT’ 2015 International Conference on Computer Applications & Technology
  • ICMAPH’ 2015 International Conference on Mechanics & Applied Physics
  • ICSPDM’ 2015 International Conference on Signal Processing & Data Mining
  • IWICP-2015 Second International Workshop on Advances in Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition
  • IBICA’15 6th International Conference on Innovations in Bio-Inspired Computing and Applications
  • 6th International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN), South Africa, 2015
  • 7th World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing (NaBIC2015), South Africa, 2015
  • eQeSS (e-Quality and e-Service sciences), 2015
  • ICACCI Special Session on Advances in Computer, Graphics and Visualization, 2015
  • IEEE SPICES 2015
  • ICCME-2015
  • International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA 2015)
  • 2015 IEEE International Circuits and Systems Symposium, Langkawi, Malaysia from 2nd to 4th September 2015.
  • International Conference on Communications and IT- 2015
  • International Conference on Signal Processing Data Mining, Istanbul, Turkey 26-28 July, 2015
  • ICACCI-2015
  •  IEEE Recent Advances in Intelligent Computational Systems, 2015
  • Symposium on Emerging Topics in Circuits and Systems (SET-CAS), 2015
  • International Symposium on Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications 2015
  • International Workshop on Metahuristic Technologies and Applications 2015
  • Renewable Energy and Green Technology International Conference, 2015
  • International Symposium on Computer Vision and Internet, 2015
  • Symposium on Ensemble Networks and Software Engineering (SENSE), 2015
  • Symposium on Biomorphic Circuits and Systems with Threshold Logic (BioTL 2014)2014 Annual International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA 2014) November 7-9 (Friday-Sunday): Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States
  • 17th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference,13-16 April 2014 Beirut, Lebanon
  • 2014 Tenth International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC 2014) to be held during August 3-6 , 2014, in Taiyuan
  • 6th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, 2014, Rome, Italy
  • International Computer Science and Engineering Conference (ICSEC), 2014
  • 2nd International Conference on Electronic Design (ICED 2014) Penang, Malaysia August 19-21, 2014 (IEEE Malaysia Section Circuit and System Chapter and IEEE Malaysia Section Signal Processing Chapter).
  • 3rd International conference on advances in computing, communications, and informatics, 2014, Delhi, September 24-27, IEEE SMC
  • International workshop on image processing, computer vision, and pattern recognition, 2014
  • 2nd International conferences on advanced micro and nanocomposites for Engineering, 2014, 6-8 April, Penang, Malaysia
  • 2nd international symposium on knowledge intensive 10 software engineering, 2014, Delhi, September 24-27, IEEE SMC
  • 3rd international symposium on intelligent informatics, 2014, Delhi, Septem- ber 24-27, IEEE SMC
  • 3rd international symposium on pattern recognition and image processing, 2014, Delhi, September 24-27, IEEE SMC
  • Biostatistics-2014, October 20-22, 2014 Baltimore, USA
  • International conference on Computer Graphics and Media Design- 2014, July 08-10, 2014 Chicago, USA 3
  • 4rd world congress on Information and Communication Technologies, 2014, December 08-11, 2014 in Malacca, Malaysia, IEEE SMC
  • 6th World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing (NaBIC Š14), July 30, 31 – August 01, 2014 in Porto, Portugal, IEEE SMC
  • 6th International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Network 2014 (CASoNŠ14) July 30, 31 – August 01, 2014 in Porto, Portugal.
  • 11th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applica- tions (ISPA-13). Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013.
  •  KEOD 2013, International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development
  • 6th Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2013
  • Third World Congress on Information and Communication Technologies (WICT 2013)
  • 2013 International Computer Science and Engineering Conference (ICSEC) 42.
  • IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics Applications (IEEE SIEA)
  • IEEE Recent Advances in Intelligent Computational Systems (IEEE RAICS) 2013
  • 15th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing, (ISSNA 2013)
  • International Symposium on Education Informatics (ISEI – 2013)
  • 5th World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing (NaBIC2013) to be held in Fargo, USA during August 12-14, 2013
  • Second International Symposium on Pattern Recognition and Image Processing, India, 2013
  •  International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, Italy visapp.visigrapp.org