About the speaker

Dr. Rajeev Shorey is the Principal Scientist at the TCS Innovation Lab, Cincinnati, USA and Bangalore, India. Prior to joining TCS Innovation Labs, Rajeev was the Program Director at IT Research Academy, Media Lab Asia, Dept of Electronics & IT, Government of India. He was the (Founder) President of NIIT University, India. Dr. Shorey received his Ph.D and MS (Engg) in Electrical Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India in 1997 and 1991 respectively. He received his B.E degree in Computer Science and Engineering from IISc, Bangalore in 1987 and the B. Sc degree from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University in 1984. Dr. Shorey’s career spans several reputed research labs – General Motors (GM) India Science Laboratory (ISL), IBM India Research Laboratory and SASKEN Technologies. He was an adjunct faculty in the Computer Science Dept at IIT, Delhi from 1998 to 2005. He was a faculty in the Computer Science Dept at the National University of Singapore from 2003 to 2004, while on leave from IBM Research Labs in New Delhi. Dr. Shorey’s work has resulted in more than 50 publications in international journals and conferences and several US patents, all in the area of wireless, wired networks, including wireless security. He has 12 issued US patents and several pending US patents to his credit. His areas of interest are Wireless Networks, Internet, Telecommunications, Telematics, Data Security and Data Analytics. Dr. Shorey has served on the Editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing and is currently serving on the Editorial board of WINET (Wireless Networks Journal of Mobile Communication, Computation and Information) journal. He is the editor of the book titled “Mobile, Wireless and Sensor Networks: Technology, Applications and Future Directions” published by John Wiley, US in March 2006. Dr. Shorey has given numerous talks, tutorials and seminars in industry and academia all over the world. He is the founding member of the Communication Systems & Networks (COMSNETS) conference in India. For his contributions in the area of Communication Networks, Dr. Shorey was elected a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering in 2007. Dr. Shorey was recognized by ACM as a Distinguished Scientist in December 2014. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India.

Tutorial: Recent Advances in Internet of Things (IoT): Research Directions, Applications and Emerging Services

Internet of Things (IoT) is broadly defined as the merging of the physical and the digital worlds. The IoT paradigm is moving firmly from hype to reality. IoT has a multitude of potential use cases that are likely to hugely benefit several sectors – from transportation, energy and healthcare to supply chain management, smart manufacturing and smart homes. In the last few years, several organizations across the world are looking to exploit IoT in order to better understand and enhance their businesses. In this talk, we highlight the key developments, technical & research challenges in IoT. We take a detailed look at several applications that span diverse verticals. More specifically we discuss examples from the Automotive, Manufacturing and the Healthcare sectors and attempt to convince the researchers and the practitioners on the massive power of IoT. IoT is a highly complex yet critical technical space that promises huge benefits to mankind. What the future will look like is anyone’s guess!

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