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RangaRao Venkatesha Prasad
Delft University of Technology
Netherlands


Brief Bio
I am an associate professor at Embedded Software group of Delft University of Technology since 2013. My research interests are in the area of Tactile Internet, Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber Physical Systems (CPS), Energy Harvesting and 60 GHz millimeter wave networks. I have supervised 18 PhD students (15 graduated, 3 ongoing) and more than 40 MSc students (36 graduated). I have participated in several European and Dutch national projects in the area of IoTs, 60 GHz communications, Smart-energy systems, Personal networks and Cognitive Radios. I have (co)authored more than 200 publications in the peer-reviewed international transactions/journals and conferences. I was responsible for the signing of an MoU between IISc-TUDelft.. In 2015, I received 4TU University Teaching Qualification diploma with distinction. I have served on the editorial board of many international journals and magazines including IEEE Transaction on Green Communication Networks, IEEE JSAC, IEEE Communication Magazine, IEEE Surveys and Tutorials and Elsevier-Communication Networks. I am a regular reviewer for many prestigious journals and conferences and serves as the TPC member for various conferences. I am also contributing to the academic community by leading many IEEE activities, such as memberships of standards boards, leading technical committees, etc. I was nominated as the vice-chair of IEEE Tactile Internet standardization group. For my excellent research contributions, I am selected as the IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer on Internet of Things for the period 2016-2018. From 2005-12 I was a senior researcher and adjunct faculty at TU Delft working on the EU FP7 Magnet (and Beyond) Project and the Dutch project PNP-2008 on Personal Networks (PNs), Future Home Networks, etc. I completed my PhD from IISc, Bangalore, India in 2003. During my PhD research, a scalable VoIP conferencing platform was designed. Many new ideas including a conjecture were formulated and tested by developing an application suite based on my research findings. The work involved an understanding of network protocols, application design and human-computer interface. My thesis work lead to a startup venture, Esqube Communication Solutions. I was leading a team of engineers developing many real-time applications including bridging anonymous VoIP calls called Click-to-Talk for Ebay.com. While at Esqube, eight patent applications and three PCT applications were filed along with my colleagues. Esqube was selected as top 100 IT innovators in India in 2006 by NASSCOM and top 100 in promising companies in Asia by RedHerring in 2008. I am a senior member of IEEE and ACM. ... More >>


Dirk Pesch
University College Cork
Ireland
www.cs.ucc.ie


Brief Bio



PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Mario Alves, Politécnico do Porto, Portugal
Xuemin Chen, Texas Southern Univ., United States
Chia Chong, Sunway University, Malaysia
Gintautas Dzemyda, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Alberto Ferrante, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland
Stefan Fischer, University of Luebeck, Germany
Claude Frasson, University of Montreal, Canada
Prosanta Gope, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Qammer H. Abbasi, Glasgow College, United Kingdom
Carmen Horrillo, Instituto de Tecnologías Físicas y de la Información (ITEFI), Spain
Agostino Iadicicco, University of Naples “Parthenope”, Italy
Jadwiga Indulska, The University of Queensland, Australia
Imad Jawhar, Al Maaref University, Lebanon
Ibrahim Khalil, Rmit University, Australia
Efthyvoulos Kyriacou, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
You Li, The University of Calgary, Canada
Anita Lloyd Spetz, Linköpings Universitet, Sweden
Beatriz Lopez, Universitat de Girona, Spain
Antonio Lopez-Martin, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain
Monika Maciejewska, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
Carlos Marques, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Achour Mostefaoui, Université de Nantes, France
Emmanuel Nataf, Université de Lorraine, France
Ioanis Nikolaidis, University of Alberta, Canada
Arve Opheim, Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Norway
Gabor Paller, Széchenyi István University, Hungary
Meng-Shiuan Pan, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China
Sain Saginbekov, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
Sevil Sen, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Raja Sengupta, University Of California, Berkeley, United States
Anuj Sharma, National Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Orazio Tomarchio, University of Catania, Italy
Goce Trajcevski, Northwestern University, United States
Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou, University of New Mexico, United States
José Luis Verdegay, University of Granada, Spain
Klaus Volbert, Technical University of Applied Sciences Regensburg, Germany
Weng-Fai Wong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Fang-Jing Wu, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Jacek Wytrebowicz, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Sergey Y. Yurish, IFSA Publishing, S.L., Spain
Zhenghao Zhang, Florida State University, United States

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