IEEE Toronto Section


Internet of Things, building blocks, challenges and research directions

Tuesday May 31st, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Dr. Fatima Hussain will be presenting “Internet of Things, building blocks, challenges and research directions”.

Speaker: Dr. Fatima Hussain

Day & Time: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Room ENG 288
Computer Science Department, George Vari Centre for Computing and Engineering, Ryerson University
245 Church St., Toronto, ON, M5B 2K3

Organizer: IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE), IEEE Magnetics Chapter, IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement/Robotics & Automation Joint Chapter and Computer Science Department Ryerson University

Contact: Dr. Maryam Davoudpour

Abstract: The Internet of Things (IoT) is a novel paradigm that is rapidly growing in modern wireless telecommunications. IoT means a world-wide network of interconnected objects uniquely addressable, sustainable and enhance able. It is defined as integration of several technologies, and communications solutions based on standard communication protocols. The main strength of the IoT idea is the high impact it will have on several aspects of everyday-life and behavior of potential users. This promising technology comes with great challenges and leads to numerous research directions for industry as well academia.

Biography: Fatima Hussain received her PhD and MASc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering with specialization in “Wireless Communication” from Ryerson University, Canada. She holds MEng. and BSc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering with specialization in “Controls System” and “Telecommunication Systems”, respectively from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan. She is acting as a reviewer for IEEE Access journal and IET Journal from couple of years. She is working as a post-doctoral fellow in NCART lab, Ryerson University, on a design and implementation of “Smart Parking System”.

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