IEEE Internet of Things (IoT) Vertical and Topical Summit at RWW2021
11–16 January 2021 // Virtual Event


Prospective Program and Schedule

IEEE IoT Vertical and Topical Summit at RWW2021 January 11th – 16th , 2021
Wireless Sensing, with Wireless Sensors, in Wireless Sensor Networks for IoT Applications


Jan 11, 2021
11:00am-1:00pm ET


  1. Charlie Jackson and Adam Drobot

Opening Remarks and Brief Introduction

  1. William R. Deal, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Manhattan Beach, CA USA

Talk Title: A 666 GHz Demonstration Crosslink with 9.5 Gbps Data Rate

  1. Robert W. Heath, Jr., Distinguished Professor, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Talk Title: Millimeter Waves and Vehicle to Vehicle and Infrastructure Communications (V2X)

  1. Moderated Panel Discussion

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Jan 12, 2021
11:00am-1:00pm ET


  1. Emmanouil “Manos” Tentzeris, Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, USA

Talk Title: Inkjet-/3D-/4D-Printed “Zero-Power” Flexible Wireless Ultrabroadband Modules for IoT, SmartAg and Smart Cities Applications

  1. Jasmin Grosinger, Assistant Professor, Institute of Microwave and Photonic Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

Talk Title: Ultra-Low Power Wireless Sensor Nodes for IoT

  1. Susana Sargento, Full Professor University of Aveiro and Institute of Telecommunications, Aveiro, Portugal

Talk Title: Open Lab for 5G-IoT and beyond services

  1. Moderated Panel Discussion

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Jan 13, 2021
11:00am-1:00pm ET


  1. Bahman Badipour, Chief Technical Rules Branch, Office of Engineering and Technology, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC, USA

Talk Title: Spectrum for Sensors in the Age of Automation and IoT

  1. Martin M. Zoltick, Attorney, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C., Washington DC, USA

Talk Title: Feeling Insecure? What the IoT Community Needs to Know to Navigate the Evolving Legal and Regulatory Landscape Requiring “Reasonable Security” Features for IoT and Connected Devices

  1. Janise McNair, Associate Professor, Director of the Wireless and Mobile Systems Laboratory, University of Florida, Gainesville FL, USA

Talk TitleSecuring the Insecure: Developing Software-Defined Network Frameworks for Securing Wireless Sensing IoT Applications

  1. Moderated Panel Discussion

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Jan 14, 2021
11:00am-1:00pm ET


  1. Ismail Guvenc, Professor, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC, USA

Talk Title: AERPAW: Aerial Experimentation and Research Platform for Advanced Wireless

  1. Tommaso Melodia, William Lincoln Smith Professor, Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things, Northeastern University, Boston MA, USA

Talk Title: Toward Autonomous, Software-Defined Networks of Wireless Drones

  1. Jenny Zhen Yu, Associate Professor, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona CA, USA

Talk Title: High-Endurance UAV Via Parasitic Weight Minimization and Wireless Energy Harvesting

  1. Moderated Panel Discussion

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Jan 15, 2021


  1. Nuno Borges Carvahlo, Full Professor, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Talk Title: Solutions for Livestock Low Power Monitoring System

  1. Mehmet Can Vuran, Susan J Rosowski Professor, Computer Science and  Engineering, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE USA

Talk Title: Agricultural and Underground Communications and Sensing

  1. Tao Zhang, Emerging Network Technologies Group, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD USA

Talk Title: Sensor Date for Vehicle Teleoperation

  1. Moderated Panel Discussion

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Jan 16, 2021
11:00am-1:00pm ET


  1. Eric Bryerton, Engineering Fellow at Virginia Diodes, Inc. Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Talk Title: Millimeter-Wave Test and Measurement from 2000-2020

  1. Paolo Mezzanotte, Associate Professor, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

Talk Title: Recent Advances and Future Directions in Industrial IoT

  1. Fabio Tosti, Associate Professor, University of West London, London, UK

Talk Title: Emerging Applications of Ground-based and Satellite Remote Sensing Technologies in Civil and Environmental Engineering

  1. Moderated Panel Discussion

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Jan 16, 2021
1:00pm-3:00pm ET


  1. Sanjay Samuel, Corridor Design Manager- Downtown Redmond Link Extension and BRT at Sound Transit, Seattle WA, USA

Talk Title: IoT/AI in Railroads and Digital Twin of Trains

  1. Charlie Jackson and Adam Drobot Moderators

Panel involving all of the Summit Speakers

Panel Title: The Future of Integrated Wireless Sensors Systems and Wireless Networks and Summit Summary

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