Prof. Kun-Huang Huarng received Ph.D. in Texas A&M University, Texas, U.S.A. (1993). He is Professor of Product Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Vice President of National Taipei University of Business, Taiwan; Associate Editor in Journal of Innovation & Knowledge; Editor-in-Chief in International Journal of Business Economics; Associate Editor in Journal of Business Research; Founder Governor of Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA). Also, he is Life Fellow of International Society of Management Engineers and received Outstanding Service Award in the Literati Network 2008 Awards for Excellence, Emerald (2008).
Dr. Ahmed Abdelgawad received his M.S. and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2007 and 2011 and subsequently joined IBM as a Design Aids & Automation Engineering Professional at Semiconductor Research and Development Center. In Fall 2012 he joined Central Michigan University as a Computer Engineering Assistant Professor. In Fall 2017, Dr. Abdelgawad was early promoted as a Computer Engineering Associate Professor. He is a senior member of IEEE. His area of expertise is distributed computing for Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), Internet of Things (IoT), Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), data fusion techniques for WSN, low power embedded system, video processing, digital signal processing, Robotics, RFID, Localization, VLSI, and FPGA design. He has published two books and more than 78 articles in related journals and conferences. Dr. Abdelgawad served as a reviewer for several conferences and journals, including IEEE WF-IoT, IEEE ISCAS, IEEE SAS, IEEE IoT Journal, IEEE Communications Magazine, Springer, Elsevier, IEEE Transactions on VLSI, and IEEE Transactions on I&M. He severed in the technical committees of IEEE ISCAS 2007, IEEE ISCAS 2008, and IEEE ICIP 2009 conferences. He served in the administration committee of IEEE SiPS 2011. He also served in the organizing committee of ICECS2013 and 2015. Dr. Abdelgawad was the publicity chair in North America of the IEEE WF-IoT 2016/18/19 conferences. He was the finance chair of the IEEE ICASSP 2017. He is the TPC Co-Chair of I3C'17, the TPC Co-Chair of GIoTS 2017, and the technical program chair of IEEE MWSCAS 2018. He was the keynote speaker for many international conferences and conducted many webinars. He is currently the IEEE Northeast Michigan section chair and IEEE SPS Internet of Things (IoT) SIG Member. In addition, Dr. Abdelgawad served as a PI and Co-PI for several funded grants from NSF.
Speech Title: How Will the Internet of Things (IoT) Impact E-commerce Business?
Abstract: Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects, using integrated sensors and other devices, collects and transmits data. The collected data is then analyzed to optimize products, services, and procedures. The IoT has become an integral part of our daily lives through applications such as public safety, intelligent tracking in transportation, industrial wireless automation, personal health monitoring, health care for the aged community, E-Commerce, and E-Business. IoT is expected to have a huge impact on e-commerce businesses. Experts estimate that as of now, there are 23 billion connected devices, and by 2020 it would reach 30 billion devices. As more sensors get connected and gain smart features, more data will be gathered to enhance the consumer experience. This talk aims to introduce the foundations of IoT and its impact on E-Commerce Business.