Keynote Panel - Internet of Things (IoT)

Saturday, March 14
10:30 am - 12 noon

Daniel Stancil
Daniel Stancil
Professor and Head
Electrical and Computer Engineering
North Carolina State University

Daniel D. Stancil is the Alcoa Distinguished Professor and Head of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at North Carolina State University. He has spent many years as a professor both at Carnegie Mellon University and NC State. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, and a past president of the IEEE Magnetics Society. He has been Department Head at NC State since 2009.


Ken Caviasca
General Manager
Platform Enabling and Development

Ken Caviasca is the General Manager of the Platform Engineering and Development - Intel IoT Solutions Group.  Ken and his team plans, architects, and develops the base platform elements to transform Intel’s products into leading IoT base building blocks which drive several billions of revenue per year.  Ken has decades of Intel and industry experience across a broad range of product areas. He has led platforms across server and client CPUs, embedded SOCs, network processor development, video processing, chipset design, security silicon, automotive MCUs and has deployed and managed compute system in the office and manufacturing environments.

Ken has a BS in Computer Engineering, an MBA, and has accrued 7 U.S. patents over his 30+ years of contribution to the computing industry.

  Bret Greenstein
Vice President
Rational Continuous Engineering Solutions

Session Organizer
George Pappas
Professor and Chair
Electrical and Systems Engineering
University of Pennsylvania                                                                            

George J. Pappas is the Joseph Moore Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a secondary appointment in the Departments of Computer and Information Sciences, and Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics. He is member of theGRASP Lab and the PRECISE Center. He has previously served as the Deputy Dean for Research in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. His research focuses on control theory and in particular, hybrid systems, embedded systems, hierarchical and distributed control systems, with applications to unmanned aerial vehicles, distributed robotics, green buildings, and biomolecular networks. He is a Fellow of IEEE, and has received various awards such as the Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize, the George S. Axelby Award, the O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award, and the National Science Foundation PECASE.


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