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Dr. Preeti BajajVice Chancellor, Galgotias University
Dr. Preeti Bajaj is an Electronics Engineer Graduated in 1991, Post graduate in 1998 and awarded doctorate in Electronics Engineering in 2004. Having 28 years of experience, currently she is Vice Chancellor of Galgotias University from 2nd December 2019. Prior to this, she was Director of G.H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur. She has also been instrumental to design and development of ITS systems in public and private sector like toll collection/toll audit /highway traffic management system and AITS by applying Soft/hybrid Computing, Intelligent Systems & Applications of Fuzzy logic in ITS. She is presently engaged into application of AI in Healthcare, precision agriculture and Intelligent Transportation. Her professional society affiliation includes Fellow- Institute of Engineers, Fellow IETE, Senior Member- IEEE, LM-ISTE, and LM-CSI. She is presently Vice Chair Awards-IEEE India Council, Member MGA Awards & Recognition committee and founder Chair of Nagpur Subsection and also on BoG of IEEE HKN. She has chaired many sessions in international conferences in India & abroad. Seven students have been awarded Ph.D. under her supervision and five have submitted their Ph.D. thesis. She has authored & co-authored 150 plus reviewed Publications with citations 800 plus & h-index ratio 14 & i10-index ratio 22. She has coauthored three book chapters in an international publication. Dr. Bajaj holds several awards like Best Teacher award, “Bhaskar Woman’s Award” and “Faculty of Month”. She was on General Council of National Board of accreditation.
She has taught soft computing to the undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science and Electronics Engineering. Her major contribution is in design and development of driver assistance systems like drivers fatigue detection system, driver’s action and emotion detection system, driver’s behavior modeling and applying hybrid fuzzy / genetic / PSO to various Intelligent Transportation Systems. She has also been instrumental to design and development of ITS systems in public and private sector on various areas of specialization like toll collection/toll audit system/highway traffic management system and advanced traveler Information systems.
She is founder General Chair of ICETET series of Eight IEEE Conferences. She has vast experience in handling Autonomous Institutions, NBA (Tier1), NAAC. She has brought Crores of Rupees Grant and handled prestigious projects like TEQIP1, TEQIP2, AICTE Margadarshan, DST Nidhi TBI in her earlier assignment at GHRCE.
She is also been recognized as resource person by National Board of Accreditation for creating awareness of Outcome Based Education and OBA and also is Ex-member of General Council of NBA. She has visited countries like Singapore, Hong Kong, UK, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, and USA. Her efforts have turned 208 projects into patents leading to transform a private Engineering institution into India's premier, Engineering and Research Institute.