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Webinar on “VLC and Internet of Radio Light”(Feb 17, 2021: Webinar)
February 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
TSDSI is proud to announce the 28th Knowledge Sharing Webinar under the aegis of India EU Partnership Project on “VLC and Internet of Radio Light”.
Moderator: Mr Ajay Kumar Mittal, Advisor-Networks, Systems and Technologies, TSDSI
Moderator Bio: Shri A.K. Mittal did his graduation in Electronics and Communications Engineering in 1976 from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. He also holds a Diploma in Management. He has a career of over 44 years in the field of Telecommunications.
While he started his career in R&D at Indian Telephone Industries Ltd, later after joining Department of Telecom (DoT), Government of India he has worked in variety of domains like Satellite Communication, OFC, Microwave, Mobile Networks, Switching Systems, Network Management, Licensing, Regulation, Standards, Testing and Certification etc. He has headed the Telecom Engineering Centre (TEC), the technology arm of the Department of Telecommunications. He has represented the Government of India in various bilateral and multilateral international meetings.
Currently he is associated with TSDSI as Advisor with special focus on standardisation in wireless and wireline systems and handles standards related activities of TSDSI in 3GPP and ITU-R.
Speaker: John Cosmas, Professor of Multimedia Systems in the College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences at Brunel University London
Speaker Bio: John Cosmas (M’1989-SM’2008) received the BEng degree in Electronic Engineering in 1978 from Liverpool University and the Ph.D. degree in 1986 from Imperial College, University of London. He is currently a Professor of Multimedia Systems in the College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences at Brunel University London. He leads the Intelligent Digital Economy and Society Research Centre and is an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting.
His research interests are concerned with the development of Multimedia Networked Systems applied to Future of Broadcasting, Cellular Communications, 2D/3D digital video/graphics media and the synergies between these technologies towards their application towards the benefit of the smart homes, cities environment, health and societies.
He has participated in twelve EU (Horizon 2020, IST, RACE and ACTS) research projects and two EPSRC funded research projects since 1986 and he has led three of these (CISMUNDUS, PLUTO and 3D MURALE). He has graduated 35 PhD and 4 MPhil students and published over 89 research journal papers and 198 conference papers. He leads a research team of 5 PhD students, whose research is concerned with management of heterogeneous Visible Light Communications and millimetre wave networks for low latency broadband in buildings, Internet of Things for Health and Safety systems in hospitals 3D MIMO and efficient Software Defined Networks architectures.
Speaker: Anand Srivastava, Professor in ECE department, IIIT Delhi
Speaker Bio: Anand Srivastava did his M.Tech. and Ph.D. from IIT Delhi and is currently working in IIIT Delhi as Professor in ECE department. Before joining IIIT Delhi, he was Dean & Professor in School of Computing and Electrical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, HP, India and also Adjunct faculty at IIT Delhi. Prior to this, he was with Alcatel-Lucent-Bell Labs, India as solution architect for access and core networks. Before joining Alcatel Lucent, he had a long stint (∼ 20 years) with Center for Development of Telematics (CDOT), a telecom research center of Govt. of India where he was Director and member of CDOT Board. During his stay in CDOT, he provided technical leadership and motivation to extremely qualified team of engineers engaged in the development of national level projects in the areas of Telecom Security Systems, Network Management System, Intelligent Networks, Operations Support Systems, Access Networks (GPON) and Optical Technology based products. Majority of these projects were completed successfully and commercially deployed in the public network.
He was also closely involved with ITU-T, Geneva in Study Group 15 and represented India for various optical networking standards meetings. His research work is in the area of optical core & access networks, Vehicle to vehicle communications, Fiber-Wireless (FiWi) architectures, optical signal processing, and Visible Light Communications.
Schedule: February 17, 2021 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM IST
Participation: Participation in the Webinar is by prior registration here http://bit.ly/3pxt6HO