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IEEE Communications Society Calcutta Chapter
And CMATER Project, Dept. of CSE, Jadavpur University

Jointly Organize

Lecture Meeting

A Lecture Meeting being organized by the Calcutta Chapter of IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) , in collaboration with the CMATER Project, Dept. of Computer Sc. & Engg., (CSE Dept.), Jadavpur University (JU), will be held on Monday, June 13, 2011 as detailed below:

A decade of Wireless Sensor Network research - Are we there yet?

Sanjay Jha, PhD, SMIEEE, SMACM
Professor and Head, Network Research Lab
School of Computer Science and Engineering
University of New South Wales, Sydney
NSW 2052, Australia

Ph: +61 2 9385 6471 Fax: +61 2 9385 5995
Mob: +61 40302 4462

Date : June 13, 2011 (Monday)
Venue: CMATER Lecture Hall, Room No.: T-3-11, (2nd Floor), CSE Dept., JU
Time: 4pm


In last decade, there has been a rapid increase in research and commercial activities in multi-hop wireless sensor networks. Wireless Sensor Network is being used in a wide range of applications, such as environmental monitoring, habitat sensing, farming as well as disaster recovery. A brief overview of research work carried out by Prof. Jha's group at UNSW will also be presented. This talk will discuss the progress made by WSN community so far, lessons learnt, and the challenges lying ahead.

All interested persons are welcome to attend the Meeting

Bio: Sanjay Jha is a Professor and Head of the Network Group at the School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of New South Wales. Prof Jha holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. His research activities cover a wide range of topics in networking including Wireless Sensor Networks, Adhoc/Community wireless networks, Resilience/Quality of Service (QoS) in IP Networks, and Active/Programmable network. Sanjay has published over 150 articles in high quality journals and conferences. He is the principal author of the book Engineering Internet QoS and a co-editor of the book Wireless Sensor Networks: A Systems Perspective. He is an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. He has also participated in the wireless networking project at the Smart Internet CRC as a project leader and was associated with the Network and Pervasive Computing (NPC) program of NICTA as a seconded staff.

He has been working as an industry consultant for major organizations such as Canon Research Lab (CISRA), DSTO, Lucent and Fujitsu. He was a visiting scholar at the Distributed Computing and Communications Laboratory, Computer Science Department, Columbia University, New York and a Visiting Professor with IIT-Bombay. He has also been a visiting researcher with Fujitsu Australia Ltd, Sydney and CSIRO ICT Center, Australia.




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