Keynote Speeakers:

Prof. Fadel Adib

MIT Media Lab

Keynote Title:

Bringing Backscatter to New Domains: Oceans, In-Body, Robotics, and Augmented Reality‚Äč

Keynote Bio:

Fadel Adib is an Associate Professor at the MIT Media Lab and EECS, where he leads the Signal Kinetics research group. He is an inventor of new wireless and sensor technologies that address complex problems in health monitoring, networking, robotics, and ocean IoT. Adib has founded multiple startups, including Cartesian Systems, which aims to sense the physical world at an unprecedented scale and precision. His research has been recognized with various honors, including being named one of the world's top 35 innovators under 35 and the ACM SIGMOBILE Rockstar Award.

Keynote Bio:

Ranveer Chandra is a high-profile technology researcher, currently serving as the Managing Director for Research for Industry and CTO of Agri-Food at Microsoft, while also leading the Networking Research Group at Microsoft Research, Redmond. He is known for his work on VirtualWiFi, low power Wi-Fi, and Software Defined Batteries, which have shipped as features in various Microsoft products. Ranveer is an active member of the networking and systems research community and has published over 100 papers, holds over 150 patents, and has won numerous awards. He was recently recognized by Newsweek magazine as one of America's 50 most Disruptive Innovators.

Ranveer Chandra

Managing Director, Research for Industry Partner Manager, Networking Research CTO, Agri-Food, Microsoft