Internet of Things: The 4th industrial revolution


Internet of Things, IoT, is a new paradigm in the area of information and communication technology, ICT. It is a network which is built using pervasive devices (sensors, actuators, computers, phones, embedded systems, cars, and so forth).   IoT is the enabling technology for a number of platforms and concepts (smart-city, intelligent transportation system, ambient intelligence, and so forth).

The aim of this presentation is to describe the technologies that driving the developments of IoT, some societal applications of IoT, finally, the presentation will conclude with the description of the IEEE initiatives in Internet of Things and smart-city.


Time and Place: Tuesday 03/01/2017 at the Engineering College stage, Qassim University 


Imed Ben Dhaou (S’97-M’02, SM’2011) was born in 1972 in Tunisia. He received  Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering  from the Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland, and the Ph.D. degree from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, in  1997, and 2002, respectively. He has authored and co-authored more than 30 journals, book chapters, technical reports and conference papers in these areas. Dr. Ben Dhaou received the Best Paper Award from the 1997 Finnish Symposium on Signal Processing and a travel grant from the Ph.D. forum at DAC, Los Angeles in 2000.

Since September 2014, Dr. Ben Dhaou has been serving as editor to the microelectronics journal, Elsevier.  He was the Guest Editor for the special issue of on-chip signaling in deep-submicron technology, Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing. Dr. Ben Dhaou is member of the following IEEE communities: Internet of Things, Smart Cities, Big Data, Rebooting Computing, Cybersecurity, Software Defined Networks, Cloud Computing. He is also a member of IEEE Council on RFID.

Presentation by Dr. Imed Ben Dhaou : Internet of Things – The 4th industrial revolution

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