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Dr. K. V. Kale, M.Sc, MCA, Ph.D. SMIEEE, FIETE, Former Director, Board of Colleges and University Development, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, MS-India. He is President of ICT Section the Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata for the year 2015-2016 under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. He is also member of Perspective Development Plan Committee, Higher and Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra. He is a fellow of IETE, SSARSC, Life member of CSI, IAPR, ISCA, IACSIT, IAENG, IEEE and elevated senior member of IEEE. He is a member & Faculty of Board of Studies of various universities in India & has designed and implemented new courses in computer science at UG & PG level. He is recipient of VIJAY SHREE Award. He is actively engaged in research and development. He has more than 300 research papers to his credit which are published in reputed national/international journals and conferences and 6 books & 6 book Chapters to his credit. Under his able guidance 29 PhD students have completed their PhD and 8 students are still doing PhD under his guidance. He is reviewer and editor of several journals for India and aboard. He has organized several workshops and conferences. He acts as a Resource Person and Session Chair to deliver Technical & Keynote talk at national and international conferences and visited USA, Canada, UK and France, etc in this regards. He is nominated as a subject expert and various academic professional bodies at national level government bodies like Faculty, Senate Members, Subject Expert, etc. At present he is Vice President of IAO (International Accreditation Organization) Aurangabad chapter, Maharashtra, India and Representing the University as associate member of OGC (Open Geospatial Consortium). He was former Chairman of IETE and Director, UNIC. He has nominated to attend Maharashtra-Alberta (India-Canada) Roundtable on 17th Nov. 2011 at Mumbai, and also, he was member of First GRSS IEEE India Meet at Jodhpur, Rajasthan. He has received grant under various schemes from various agencies like DST, UGC, etc. He has coordinated NRDMS-DST PAMC (HSRS) meeting in the Department. His areas of interests are Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Biometrics, Bioinformatics, S/W Engg., Artificial Intelligence, Computer vision, Neural Networks etc. He has completed three MRPs (Major Research Project) & currently working on UGC SAP Major Research Project and acting Management Committee member to monitor the activity of NRDMS-DST Srinivasa Ramanujan Geospatial Chair specifically for the domain of Multimodal Biometrics & Geospatial Technology respectively. He is Chief Editor of International Journal of CS and IT, Serial Publications, New Delhi, Member of Editorial board of VNSGU Journal of Science and Technology, ICTACT Journal of Soft Computing, International Journal of Computer Science and Systems, also working as reviewer for IEEE Journal of Image and Signal Processing, Conferences of IACSIT, and various national and international conferences.
Over the last 26 years of service he has made significant contribution in the field of education in general and specifically in higher education from last 16 years. Being, a Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad (MS), India, he has received faith and trust in leading his prestigious institution on different domains particularly in education and research. He has been keenly interested in building institution academically at par excellence from optimum resource to state of art infrastructure to facilitate every stakeholder of the department and University region. Some noteworthy achievements with regard to this are: He is born and brought up in the Marathwada region and well acquainted with the capabilities, potentials, strengths and resources available at University jurisdiction. He has gained vast experience of handling key positions at different capacities in academic, research and administration at local, National and International level. This has improved his confidence to explore and handle the various academic, research and administrative challenges with optimal solution within time frame. This has led to implement and establish some of the pilot projects with state of the art facilities at department level and later on University and Societal level. The ability, quality, confidence and various skills in all respects have imbibed in him from last two and half decades.