WEBINAR : Internet of Things: Sensor, Network and Platform

Event Description

In conjunction with World Telecommunication & Information Society 17 May 2020, IEEE Malaysia Communication Society and Vehicular Technology Society Joint Chapter is proud to organise a Webinar on “Internet of Things: Sensor, Network and Platform”. The Webinar is co-organized by CWT MMU, WiPNET UPM, WCSP IIUM and IEEE IIUM SB. The details of the Webinar are as follows:

Title: Internet of Things: Sensor, Network and Platform

Date: 18 May 2020 (Monday)

Time: 10.00 am

Duration: 1 hour

Speaker: Prof. Ir. Dr. Hafizal Mohamad, USIM

Venue: Virtual Google Meet

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Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/aiv-rzbg-sea


In recent years, Internet of Things (IoT) has gained a lot of interest from both technology, business and academia. IoT is aimed at enabling the interconnection and integration of the physical world and the cyber space. It represents the trend of future networking, and leads the third wave of the IT industry revolution. This talk provides a basic introduction and overview of IoT. Subsequently, IoT ecosystem consisting of sensors, network and platform will be discussed. The sensors are inter-connected which facilitates data transfer to IoT platforms.

*Biodata of the Speaker*

Hafizal Mohamad is the recipient of ASEAN Outstanding Scientist and Technologist Award (AOSTA) 2017 and Top Research Scientist Malaysia (TRSM) by Academy of Sciences Malaysia. Currently, he is a faculty member at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM). He was a Senior Staff Researcher at the Corporate Technology Division, MIMOS Berhad. Hafizal has more than 20 years working experience in the ICT industry and is passionate about creating a hyper-connected world. He is the co-inventor of 36 filed patents and nine granted patents in the field of wireless communications. He served as a visiting fellow at NICT, Japan in 2005. Hafizal is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA and he has served in various leadership roles in the IEEE. Hafizal earned BEng (first class) and PhD degrees in electronic engineering from University of Southampton, UK. He is a registered professional engineer with the Board of Engineer Malaysia and a certified HRDF trainer.


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