An Expert Lecture on "Introduction to Fog Computing" was held on 28th 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 Fog Computing. 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.Nitin Auluck, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Ropar, resource person to deliver the lecture.
Dr. Nitin Auluck did his Ph.D from University of Cincinnati, USA and has Fog Computing, Scheduling and Resource Allocation, Parallel and Distributed Computing as his research areas. The session was then continued by Dr. Nitin who began with an introduction to what Fog Computing is and how important Cloud Computing is going to be in the near future. Following which, he explained the issues faced by Traffic Management Systems and what are the various solutions to these issues. His lecture took the participants on a journey starting from the basics of Cloud Computing to IoT based solutions to control various day to day issues.
The session ended with a hearty thanks to Dr. Nitin Auluck in appreciation for taking the time out to educate the students on Internet of Things. Dr. Nitin Auluck 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.