Invited Speakers

Dr. Katarzyna Wac, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer(Computer Society)

Quality of Life Technologies & mQoL Living Lab Leader and Associate Professor
Institute of Services Science, Center for Informatics University of Geneva, Switzerland
Katarzyna Wac, PhD is an Associate Professor of Computer Science, Human-Centric Computing at University of Copenhagen (Denmark), and an Invited Professor at University of Geneva (UNIGE). Dr. Wac has also been affiliated with Stanford University since 2013. Dr. Wac holds degrees from Wroclaw University of Technology (Poland) in computer science (BSc/MSc, 2003), the University of Twente (the Netherlands) in telematics (MSc, 2004) and the University of Geneva in information systems (PhD, 2009). In 2009–2010, Dr. Wac was a visiting post-doctoral student at Carnegie Mellon University (USA) after which she was a senior scientist at UNIGE, and in 2010 has established and is leading the “Quality of Life Technologies” lab (QoL Lab) and its associated “mQoL Living Lab.” The QoL Lab research focuses on understanding how emerging sensor and actuator-based mobile and wearable technologies can be leveraged for a personalized assessment and improvements of the individual’s behavior and Quality of... Read more

Prof. (Dr.) Rajib Mall

Professor, Computer Science & Engineering, Head, Information Technology
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

Dr. Mihaela M. Albu, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer

Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania
Mihaela M. Albu (M’96, SM’07) is from Craiova, Romania. She graduated from “Politehnica” University of Bucharest (UPB) in 1987 and holds the Ph.D. degree (1998) from the same university. Since 2002 she is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at UPB. Teaching activity presently counts: Advanced Topics in Instrumentation and Measurement (Master);  Smart Distribution Grids (Master); Signal Processing (Bachelor) at the Dept. of El. Engineering of UPB; and "Elektrische Meßtechnik”; “Sensoren" at the German Department of UPB. Her research interests include wide area measurement systems as well as synchronized measurements and  evaluation of the associated uncertainty considered in the  state estimation algorithms; smart energy grids including optimal use of renewables and real time control; smart metering technologies; DC grids as an innovative solution for future intelligent grids, for which a demonstration platform was realized in a fully equipped laboratory fed... Read more

Dr. Debotosh Bhattacharjee

Full Professor, Departement of Computer Science and Engieering
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India