Advancement of Technology Unleash Huge Opportunities for Research and Innovation


Fawzi Behmann, President TelNet Management Consulting Inc.

Date: November 12, 2020

Time:     6 pm  Central Time 

Location:  Zoom (Dial-in information will be provided shortly)

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We are witnessing unprecedented advancement of disruptive technology such as IoT, 5G, AI, Blockchain and others that will empower a new smart solutions in multiple vertical markets including smart city.

IoT has multiple of billion of sensors and devices and promised to grow to 50 billion in the coming years, 5G has started in 2020 and in contrast to other previous cellular generations leapfrog in performance and richness in features and for the first time a cellular generation is empower use cases in multiple markets such as healthcare, mobility, energy, public safety, smart home/building and smart cities.

As volume of data continues to grow exponentially, new AI/ML/DL tools, algorithms are being developed and deployed to make the data actionable and generate insightful information for better decision.

These open up new technical research areas and explore innovative approaching aimed to advance the adoption of Technology in improving business processes, quality of live and sustainability.

The talk will highlight with examples both the advancement of technology and adoption in new cases and host of new opportunities available to grad and undergrad students.


Fawzi Behmann, DL, MBA, M. Comp. Sc., Author

President, TelNet Management Consulting Inc.

IEEE ComSoc NA Regional Director & BoG member

Brief Bio

Fawzi is visionary, innovative, thought leader, author, results driven with unique blend of business acumen, marketing and technology skills. Core technical skills is communications and networking and specializes in positioning disruptive technologies such as IoT, AI, 5G in developing smart ecosystem solutions in key markets such as health & and wellness, public safety, smart homes/building, smart energy and mobility.

Held variety of leadership positions with Teleglobe International carrier, Nortel Network systems, Motorola/Freescale semiconductor. Founded TelNet Management Consulting Inc. 2009 and Co-authored “Collaborative IoT” by Wiley.

Fawzi volunteered at IEEE and currently he is IEEE WCNC 2022 chair, ComSoc North America Regional Director and BoG member. Fawzi received multiple awards including IEEE Leadership Section chair for Central Texas Section (2017-2018), IEEE USA professional leadership award for 2017, ComSoc Chapter of the year awards for 2017, 2015 and Regional outstanding Member for 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Fawzi has MBA, Masters in Computer Science, Bachelor in Science with honors in Mathematics with distinction.


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IEEE Chair of Joint Austin Chapters (ComSoc/SP/CESoc & Computer/EMBS)