Dr. Kaushik Das Sharma received the B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Department of Applied Physics, University of Calcutta, India, and Ph.D. degree from Jadavpur University, India. He is currently serving as a Professor in Electrical Engineering Section of Department of Applied Physics, University of Calcutta, India. In 2019 he was invited as a Teacher-Researcher Fellow in University of Paris Est Creteil, France. He is a recipient of the Kanodia Research Scholarship in 2002 and University Gold Medal in 2004 from University of Calcutta. He also obtained Graduate Level National Merit Scholarship from Government of India in 1998. Dr. Das Sharma’s key research interests include fuzzy control, stochastic optimization, machine learning, robotics and computational biology. Dr. Das Sharma has authored/coauthored several books and technical articles in international journals and conferences. Dr. Das Sharma is a Senior Member of the IEEE (USA) and a Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association. He has served as a Secretary of IEEE Joint CSS-IMS Kolkata Chapter in 2017-2019 and currently serving as Vice Chair of the chapter. Dr. Das Sharma is currently serving as an Editor of IEEE Transactions of Vehicular Technology and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (Elsevier). He is also now serving as Chair, IEEE Joint CSS-IMS Kolkata Chapter.