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Adjunct Positions & Previous Affiliations
  1. Adjunct professor, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway (2014 -2017)
  2. Visiting Professor of Web Intelligence, University of Jean Monnet – Université de Lyon, France (2013)
  3. Adjunct Professor, International School of Information Management, Mysore, India (2011- 13)
  4. Guest Professor, Department of Computer Science, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway. (2007 - 2009 )
  5. DAAD Visiting Professor, Informatik III, University of Bonn, Germany ( May - July 2007)
  6. Professor, Computer & Information Science, American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia. (Affiliated to University of California, USA) (2004-06)
  7. Visiting Professor, Department of Computing Science, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada. (July – August 2005)
  8. TWAS-UNESCO Associate Member, Hanoi Institute of Mathematics, Vietnam (1998 – 2001, Three visits, each of three months)
  9. DAAD Guest Professor, Department of Computational Mathematics, Universität des Saarlandes, Germany (March 2000 - June 2000)
  10. Visiting NBHM Researcher, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai (October 1999 - December 1999)
  11. Visiting Professor of Computational Mathematics, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway (April 1998 - June 1998)
  12. Professor, Department of Computer Science, Chh. Shahu Institute of Business Education & Research, India. (2007 -  )
  13. Professor & Head, Department of Computer Studies, Chh. Shahu  Institute of Business Education & Research, Kolhapur, India. (2001 -2007)
  14. Reader (Associate Professor), Department of Computer Studies, Chh. Shahu  Institute of Business Education & Research, Kolhapur, India. (1996 -2000)
  15. Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Shivaji University (December 1995 - April 1996)
Industry Consultancy & Interaction                                                                       
  1. Sr. Advisor, CCM Soft on project related to semantic web applications (2007 - )
  2. Sr. Advisor, Epygi Inc on project related to Web driven VoiceXML tools  (2005-2006)
  3. Project Advisor, HPLA Inc. on automation of software configuration management  (2004-2005)
  4. Consultant, Natural language processing related projects at Indigo Ltd. (1997-1999)
Academic Short Visits (for teaching/research)
University of Lucknow, India
NTNU Trondheim, Norway
University of Bergen, Norway
University of Windsor, Canada
Ritsumekan University, Japan
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
Hanoi Institute of Mathematics, Hanoi, Vietnam
University of Saarland, Germany,
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada.
University of Bonn, Germany,
Faunhofer Institute, Sankt Augustin, Germany
University of Jean Monnet – Université de Lyon, France
Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain

Academic Seminars/Colloquiums
FB Informatik, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany (1992)
DAVV, Indore, India (1993)
Shivaji University, India (1993)
Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany (1993)
J. Kepler University, Austria (1995)
Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi (1995)
Department of Computer Science, University of Pune, India (1995)
University of Lucknow, India (1996).
University of Pune, India (1997)
Indian Academy of Industrial & Applied Mathematics, Pune (1997)
Walchand College of Engineering, India (1997)
International Institute of Information Technology, India (1998)
Hanoi Institute of Mathematics, Vietnam (1998)
University of Bergen, Norway (1998)
Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway (1998)
Department of Education, Shivaji University, India (1998)
Ritsumekan University, Japan (1999)
University of Saarbrueken, Germany (2000)
Hanoi Institute of Mathematics, Vietnam (2001)
North Maharashtra University, India (2001)
Department of Education, Shivaji University, India (2001)
Bharati Vidyapeeth Engineering College, Kolhapur (2001)
Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune, India (2003)
Sinhagad Institute of Management, Pune, India (2003)
American University of Armenia (2005)
North Maharashtra University, India (2005)
Yerevan State University, Armenia (2005)
Bharati Vidyapeeth, Karad, India (2007)
Institute of Engineers, Pune, India (2007)
Faunhofer Institute, Sankt Augustin, Germany (June 2007)
IS-IDI, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway (2008)
SE-IDI, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway (2008)
Universidad Autónoma De Madrid, Spain (2011)
University of Jean Monnet – Université de Lyon, France (2013)
University of Bergen, Norway (2016)

Resource Person
  1. Invited to deliver lectures in Refresher courses in computer science and mathematics at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University,  University of Pune, Gulbarga University, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon; South Gujarat University, University of Mumbai, Punjab Universty, Chandigarh; University of Lucknow, Shivaji University, Kolhapur; Karnataka University, Dharwad; Devi Ahilya University, Indore; Bangalore University, University of Madras, IIT New Delhi.
  2. Invited to deliver lectures in UGC sponsored workshops for NET qualified researchers held in Shivaji University, Kolhapur; University of Pune, Pune; and North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon.
  3. Invited Talks at national and international conferences held in Jalgon, New Delhi, Pune, Osaka - Japan, Lucknow, Bangalore.
Symposia, conferences and workshop organised
  1. 1st International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining & Semantics (WIMS'11), Sogndal, Norway, May 25-27, 2011
  2. Seminars on Semantic Technologies, Norway, October 2010 to June 2011
  3. International Symposium on Applications of Computer Algebra (ISACA'2000) October 3-5, 2000
  4. International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (ISAI'2001) December 18-20, 2001
  5. International Conference on Applied Artificial Intelligence (ICAAI'2003) December 15-16, 2003
  6. National Conference on Recent Trends in Information Technology (RTIT'2007) February 2007.
Scholastic Achievements
  1. German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship (1990-92).
  2. DAAD Visiting Professorship (2000 & 2007).
  3. Research grant from UNESCO-Third World Academy of Sciences (1997-1999)
  4. Young scientist (BOYSCAST) fellowship of Dept. of Science & Technology, Government of India (1997-98).
  5. UNESCO-Third World Academy of Sciences Associate Professor (1998-2001).
  6. First and Second Prizes for Mathematical Essay in All India Mathematics Olympiad held at IIT, Mumbai in 1990 and 1988 Respectively.
  7. Selection as a Talented Student in Mathematics in 1988 at University Grants Commission (UGC, India) Organized Workshop for bright students in Mathematics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India.
  8. Name appeared in the prestigious "Marquis who’s who in science & engineering".
  9. Invited Talks and keynote addresses at various conferences/workshops/symposia in the field of computer and information science within and outside India.
Former Thesis Students
Dr. Manish R. Joshi, (PhD, 2007)
Ara Shamirzaian, (MS, 2005)
Dr. D. Rajesh Duthie, (PhD, 2009)
Armine Ghazaryan, (MS, 2005)
Dr. Rajeshri Belekar, (PhD, 2009)
Hovhannes Muradyan, (MS, 1995)
Karen Aghajanyan, (MS, 2005)
Lusine Avanesyan, (MS, 2006)

Since from 1997 to 2005, 185 students have successfully completed Masters’ Projects and 62 students have done Post-graduate Diploma Projects (software development) in the area of Computer Applications/ Information Systems  under my supervision in India and Armenia.

Invited Talks, Keynotes and Tutorials

For slides of my talks please visit Slideshare page.