IoT 2018 : Latest Trends, Recent Developments and New Challenges

Talk Title: “ IoT 2018 : Latest Trends, Recent Developments and New Challenges”  

Date: May 17, 2018 (Tuesday) 7:00 - 9:00 pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)

Venue: ITRI Int’l, 2870 Zanker Rd., Suite #140, San Jose, CA

Registration: https://ciesf2018em5.eventbrite.com

Come and learn about the Internet of Things.
 
Talk Abstract:
The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the technologies and devices that sense information and communicate it to the Internet or other networks and, in some cases, act on that information. These “smart” devices such as wearable fitness devices and smart phones, are increasingly being used to communicate and process quantities and types of information that have never been captured before and respond automatically to improve industrial processes (Industrial IoT), public services, and the well-being of individual consumers (Consumer IoT). 
In this seminar Dr. Kao will first give an IoT overview, followed by recent developments, trends (how it works with other emerging technologies such as (Blockchain, Big Data, 5G and AI); and potential challenges such as privacy, security, safety, standards and economic issues.
 
Speaker Bio: 
Dr. William Kao received his BSEE, MSEE and PhD from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He worked in the Semiconductor and Electronic Design Automation  for more than 30 years holding several senior and executive engineering management positions at Texas Instruments, Xerox Corporation, and Cadence Design Systems.
 Dr. Kao has authored more than 40 technical papers at IEEE Journals and Conferences, and holds eight software and IC design patents. He was an Adjunct Professor at UCLA Electrical Engineering Department where he taught courses in Computer aided IC design.
Dr. Kao is a Senior Member of IEEE, and was one of the founding members of IEEE-Circuits and Systems - Silicon Valley Chapter, where he was Chapter Chair in 2005 and 2006.
Dr. Kao currently teaches Renewable Energy, Clean Technology and Business Sustainability courses at the University of California Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley Extension. 
 
Dr. Kao current interests are the latest Emerging Technologies including Clean Technology, Renewable Energy, Big Data, IoT, Smart Cities, Sensor Networks, Innovation, Augmented Reality, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and 3D Printing.

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