An Expert Lecture on "How to build RFID and IoT Devices" was held on 25th June, 2019. The lecture has been organized by the Computer Centre as a part of the ongoing Six Weeks Workshop on Web Development and Introduction to Programming the Internet of Things (IoT) in association with Chandigarh Subsection of IEEE to provide the students with an opportunity to get an introduction to the world of RFID and IOT Devices. The guest lecture began with a welcome address by Sh. Prabhsimran Singh Bindra, Co-Coordinator for the workshop. He also introduced Dr. Sanjay Batish, Coordinator of the workshop and fellow Co-Coordinators namely Sh. Sushil Kumar and Sh. Sandeep Pathak. He then welcomed Dr.Suman Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Ropar, resource person to deliver the lecture.
Dr. Suman Kumar did his Ph.D from IIT Madras and has Performance analysis of mobile broadband wireless networks including Frequency reuse, HetNets, Hypergeometric functions, Generalized fading models, Spectrum sharing as his research areas. The session was then continued by Dr. Suman who began with an introduction to what RFID is and how important IoT is going to be in the near future. Following which, he explained the issues faced by Self Driven Vehicles (SDVs) and what are the various solutions to these issues. His lecture took the participants on a journey starting from the basics of Wireless Communication to Graph Theory based Complex Algorithms which control them.
The session ended with a hearty thanks to Dr. Suman Kumar in appreciation for taking the time out to educate the students on Internet of Things. Dr. Suman Kumar thanked the Coordinator, Dr. Sanjay Batish and his team for providing the platform to organize Expert Lectures on such innovative technologies. He appreciated faculty members, students and other participants for the successful conduction of the lecture.