Dimitra Simeonidou, Co-Director of the Bristol Digital Futures Institute at the University of Bristol, To Speak at Columbia

Join a seminar with guest speaker Dimitra Simeonidou, Professor and Co-Director of the Bristol Digital Futures Institute at the University of Bristol

Date: Monday, March 2, 2020
Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Location: EE Conference Room #1306, 13th Floor, Mudd Building
 
Talk: Future Networks Research @Bristol: Enabling Networked Society
Dimitra Simeonidou will share information about the University of Bristol's £500million development of the Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus and the new £100m Bristol Digital Futures Institute.
 
Biography: 
Dimitra Simeonidou is a Full Professor at the University of Bristol, the Co-Director of the Bristol Digital Futures Institute and the Director of Smart Internet Lab. Her research focuses in the fields of high performance networks, programmable networks, wireless-optical convergence, 5G/B5G and smart city infrastructures. She is increasingly working with Social Sciences on topics of digital transformation for society and businesses. Dimitra has been the Technical Architect and the CTO of the smart city project Bristol Is Open. She is currently leading the Bristol City/Region 5G urban pilots. She is the author and co-author of over 600 publications, numerous patents and several major contributions to standards. In addition, she has been co-founder of two companies, the latest being the University of Bristol VC funded spin-out Zeetta Networks, delivering SDN solutions for enterprise and emergency networks. Dimitra is also a Fellow of the Royal Academy  of Engineering, a Fellow of the IEEE and a Royal Society Wolfson Scholar.
 
This event is hosted by DSI Smart Cities Center & SEAS Electrical Engineering.


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