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People : Mr. Balam Singh Dafouti

Name: Mr. Balam Singh Dafouti
Designation: Assistant Professor (AC)
School : School of Computer Sciences & Information Technology, Computer Science
Qualification: BCA, MCA, Pursuing Ph.D
Phone : 05946286060
Email : [email protected]

Teaching Areas: Machine Learning (ML), Computer Networking, Computer Architecture & Organization

Research Areas: Learning Management System (LMS), Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Cloud Computing Paradigm for Distance Education.

Interests: Teaching & Research.

Publications : 

  1. “ICT Impact in Health Delivery in Rural India” Published in International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science Applications and Management Studies. Volume 7, Issue 3, ISSN: 2319 – 1953
  2. E-Era of Jurisdiction: Empowering Traditional Courts Using Various Artificial Intelligence Tools” Published in Asian Journal of Computer Science and Technology, ISSN: 2249-0701 Vol.7 No.2, 2018.
  3. “Protect online facilities using User Authentication depend on Cloud” Published in International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology (IJEIT) Volume 1, Issue 2, February 2012, ISSN: 2277-3754.
  4. “A Study of Open and Distance Education (ODE) for Rural India” Published in International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering. Volume 3, Issue 9, September 2013 ISSN: 2277 128X.
  5. Presented Paper on “Criteria for Developing an E-Age Learning System” in National Conference on Leveraging Technologies for Re-scripting Higher Education Organized by School Of Computer& IT Uttarakhand Open University.
  6. Presented Paper on “MOOCs In India: Benefits & Challenges” in National Conference on Role of Innovative Technology for Rural Development (RITRD-2022) Organized by MIET Kumaon Shiksha Nagar, Lamachaur, Haldwani (Nainital) Uttarakhand.
  7. Presented Paper on “Role of ICT in Women empowerment” in the National Seminar on Women Empowerment through Panchayati Raj-Issues and Challenges. Organized by department of sociology, School of social sciences, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  8. Presented Paper on “Technology Enabled Open Education” in the National Conference on Leveraging New technology for Reimagining Education. Organized by MIET Kumaon Haldwani(Nainital) in association with Uttarakhand Science Education and Research Center(U-SERC).

 

Books:

  1. Introduction to Programming using C Using Open Educational Resources (OER)
  2. Object Oriented Programming Using C++ Using Open Educational Resources (OER)
  3. Introduction to Operating System Using C++ Using Open Educational Resources (OER)
  4. DATA STRUCTURE Using Open Educational Resources (OER)
  5. Introduction to DBMS Using Open Educational Resources (OER)
  6. Introduction to Networking Using Open Educational Resources (OER)

Conference/Workshop/ Seminar:

  1. Participated in the Virtual Workshop on “ICT enabled Research during COVID Pandemic” 17th - 21st August, 2020. Organized by Staff Training and Research Institution of Distance Education (STRIDE) Indra Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.
  2. Participated & completed successfully AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy Online Elementary FDP on "Advances of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Societal Development" from 16/08/2021 to 20/08/2021 at Uttarakhand Open University.
  3. Successfully completed the 5-Day Faculty Development Program on “Online Teaching and Assessment using Moodle” from June 26-30, 2020 Organised by School of Computer Science & IT and Online Program Cell, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  4. Participated in One Week Online Faculty Development Program on "Recent Trends in Research and Applied Statistics" from Date: 13 June 2020 to 19 June 2020. Organized by SunRise University, Alwar.
  5. Participated in the Faculty Awareness Programme on “ONLINE TEACHING PEDAGOGY IN HIGHER EDUCATION”, 11-14 June 2020, (Total duration: 6 hours), organized by Department of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, NIFTEM.
  6. Participated in the International Webinar on “Wireless Networks and the ns-3 Network Simulator” organized by the Faculty of Computer Applications, Ganpat University, Gujarat, INDIA on 20th June 2020.
  7. Successfully participated in the 6 Day Faculty Development Programme on “Impactful Online Teaching and Student Engagement” organized by Uttarakhand Science Education and Research Centre, Department of Information & Science Technology Govt. of Uttarakhand in collaboration with CCE, UPES, Dehradun & Vibha, Vigyan Bharti.
  8. Participated in the National Workshop on “Popularisation of Remote Sensing Based Maps & Geospatial Information” Jointly organised by ISRS & ISRO.
  9. Participated in “International Conference on ICT-Initiatives, Policies & Governance” Organized by Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  10. Organized Workshop on “Open Educational Resources” at Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  11. Participated in National Workshop on “Statistical Techniques in Research” Organized by School Of Computer & IT Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  12. Worked as an organizing Secretary in “National Conference on Leveraging Technologies for Re-scripting Higher Education” Organized by School Of Computer & IT Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  13. Participated in the National Conference on “Contemporary & Futuristic IT-Initiatives & Interventions”. Organized by School of computer Science & IT, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  14. Participated in one day workshop on “Self-Instructional Learning Material Development” Organized by Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  15. Participated in the National Workshop on “Self-Instructional Learning Material Development” Organized by Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  16. Participated in 3-DAY WORKSHOP ON VARIOUS DISCIPLINES OF ENGINEERING & SCIENCES jointly organized by NPTEL, IIT Madras at Amrapali Institute of Technology & Sciences, Haldwani.
  17. Participated in Science Conclave on Renaissance of Science in Uttarakhand organized by School of science, Uttarakhand Open University.
  18. Participated in a Workshop on “Faculty Development & Training Program on Spoken Tutorial based Software Training Organized by School of Computer Science & IT in collaboration with the Spoken Tutorial Project, IIT Bombay.
  19. Actively participated in a Capacity building Workshop on Open Educational Resources (OER) organized by Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), New Delhi in collaboration with OER, Cell, School of Computer Science & IT, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  20. Participated in TOT Workshop on Community Radio Technology Organized by School of Computer Science & IT in collaboration with COMMONWEALTH EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CENTRE FOR ASIA (CEMCA), New Delhi.
  21. Participated in a Two Day National Seminar on Women Empowerment through Panchayati Raj- & Challenges organized by Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  22. Participated in Digital India Week on Online Quiz CompetitiononDigital Knowledge organized by Department of ICT Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  23. Participated in Virtual Faculty Development Program on “Creating Online Courses through Open Educational Resources (OER)” organized by Navjivan Center for Development.
  24. Participated in ONE DAY ONLINE WORKSHOP ON “ICT BASED TEACHING-LEARNING TOOLS” HELD ON 31st May 2020 organized by ODD-Partikle Uniquire Hub, Registered Under the Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India.
  25. Participated in the Webinar on “Data Science in the Age of Digital Economy” organized by Uttarakhad Science Education & Research Centre, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of Uttarakhand.
  26. Participated in the two days National webinar on “Innovation, Technology and Quality in Distance Education” organized by Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani on 4 and 5 July 2020.
  27. Participated in the National Level Webinar on “Cyber Security” on 20/07/2020 organized by KMM INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE Ramireddipalle, Tirupati-517102.
  28. participated in the webinar on “INTERNET OF THINGS - SMART WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT” organized by THE NEW COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS) (Affiliated to the University of Madras & Re-Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade) IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell),P.G. Department of Computer Science, Computer Applications, Information Systems Management & Information Technology, Chennai   held on 29-07-2020.
  29. Attended online one day international webinar on “Writing a research grant proposal” organized by Faculty of Engineering & Computing Sciences, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad on 15th June, 2020.
  30. Attended the National Webinar on ‘Revival, Survival and Expansion of Tourism & Hospitality Industry’, organized by School of Tourism, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani (Nainital).
  31. Successfully completed the National Webinar on “Online teaching and use of Technology in Higher Education” on dated June 17, 2020.
  32. Participated in the International Virtual Conference on "Role of Technology in the Era of Covid-19 for Education” organized by MIET, Kumaon on June 7 to June 8, 2020.
  33. Successfully participated in the Two days National Virtual Conference on,“ COVID -19 Pandemic: Voice Of Youth- An Urgent Need Of Psycho-Social Support” organized by M.B.G.P.G. College (Haldwani) in association with Uttarakhand Open University (Haldwani) and Directorate Higher Education (Uttarakhand) held on on 21 & 22 June, 2020.
  34. Participation in the National Level Webinar Digital Transformation: A Progressive Approach Dated on 23th June 2020. Organised by Shri Kalyan Teacher Training College Niwai, Tonk, Rajasthan.
  35. Participated in the National Webinar on, National Education Policy 2020 and Social Work Profession: With Special Reference to National Council for Social Work Education Bill 2021 on 31st July, 2021. Organized By Department of Social Work, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani & Central Zone of NCSWE–Uttarakhand Chapter.
  36. Successfully Completed the Online Workshop on “Technology to Reach and Teach the Learners During COVID-19” from May 21-25, 2020. Organized by School of Computer Science & IT and Vocational Studies, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani. 
  37. Participated in the National Seminar on “Vocational Education and Open & Distance Learning” on December 16, 2019, organized by School of Vocational Studies, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.
  38. Actively Participated in one day “Workshop cum Master Training Programme on Free and Open Source Software, Spoken Tutorial” on 12/11/2016 at Graphic Era Hill University Dehradun organized by jointly by U-SERC, Spoken Tutorial-IIT Mumbai in association with Uttarakhand Open University & Graphic Era Hill University.

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