PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

        I.            Institution: Oklahoma State University (OSU)

      II.            Major: Computer Science

   III.            Year of study 2nd year, Ph.D.

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

        I.            M.Tech. Product Design and Manufacturing, Visveshvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, India, 2012-2014

      II.            B.E. Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering Department, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2007-2011

   III.            Junior Professor Nepal Engineering College, Kathmandu, Nepal, Sept 2015 Dec 2015

   IV.            Industrial Engineer Orion Pest Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata, India, Aug 2014 July 2015

     V.            On the Job Trainee Makwana Biscuits Pvt. Ltd., Hetauda, Nepal, June 2011 Sept 2011

PUBLICATIONS

         Cecil, J., Aaron Cecil-Xavier, Avinash Gupta, Foundational Elements of Next Generation Cyber Physical and IoT Frameworks for Distributed Collaboration, IEEE CASE 2017, Aug 20-23, 2017, Xi'an, China (Accepted for presentation)

         Cecil, J., Gupta, Avinash. Pirela-Cruz, M., Ramanathan, P., A Distributed Collaborative Simulation Environment for Orthopedic Surgical Training, Proceedings of 2017 Annual IEEE International Systems Conference (SysCon), April 24-27, Montreal, Canada.

         J. Cecil, Avinash Gupta, Miguel Pirela-Cruz, M. Rajkumar, P. Ramanathan, A Virtual Reality based Simulation Environment for Orthopedic Surgery, Industry Case Studies Program, OTM, Oct 24-28, 2016, Rhodes, Greece

         J. Cecil, Avinash Gupta, Miguel Pirela-Cruz, Design of a Virtual Reality Based Simulation Environment and its Impact on Surgical Education, International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Nov 14-16, 2016, Seville, Spain

SYNERGETIC ACTIVITIES /RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

         Graduate Research Assistant Center for Cyber Physical Systems, Computer Science Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK, May 2016 Present: Creation of Virtual Prototypes for space systems and surgery simulation environments

         Graduate Mentor for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) activities; mentored students with learning and physical disabilities as part of NSF grant activities

         Volunteer: worked with autistic students (grades 1 6) as part of outreach activities aimed at encouraging them to learn STEM using Virtual Reality based learning environments

         Helped conduct outreach events and workshops for K-12 students as part of the Soaring Eagle program aimed at providing an early introduction to STEM for minorities and other students

         Worked on pilot demonstrations involving use of Next Generation GENI technologies to support distributed collaboration

COLLABORATORS

Asher Lieberman (JSC NASA), Sadiq Albuhamood (OSU), Miguel Pirela-Cruz (Texas Tech), Harley Richardson (OSU), J. Cecil (OSU), B. Mayfield (OSU), P. Ramanathan (Wisconsin-Madison)