Sensor Network Consortium Launch Meeting

Friday Nov 12, 2004
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Photonics Building, 8 St Mary’s St, Brookline, MA

The Sensor Network Consortium is a collaborative forum between industry and academica to drive research, development, commercialization and adoption of sensor network technology.

Please contact us if you would like to get involved.


8:30 am Continental Breakfast

9:00 am Welcome
David Campbell, Provost ad interim, Dean of the College of Engineering, Boston University

Overview of CISE, and the SNC Mission and Goals

Yannis Paschaldis, Assocaite Professor, CISE Co-Director, Dept of Manufacturing Engineering, Boston University

Member Introductions – Sensor network interests, consortium objectives

Faculty Research *-Research interests, new methods, funding, industry relevance

Roundtable: Industry technology challenges, priorities and SNC opportunities

Q1: Top technology enablers to drive current or emerging applications

Q2: Top research issues to drive broad user adoption and industry growth

Q3: What role can the SNC play in bridging the gap between research and commercialization

SNC Program – Action plans, next meeting

Linda Grosser, Associate Director, CISE

5:00 Adjourn

* Note: Faculty research affiliates and projects who will be part of the agenda
Control & Optimization Science Base for Sensor Networks – Christos Cassandras, Professor, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Manufacturing Engineering, Boston University

Energy Efficient Sensor Networks – Robert Gao, Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UMASS Amherst

Sensorium: Infrastructure for Sensor Networks – Azer Bestavros, Professor and Chair, Computer Science, Boston University

Wireless Sensor Networks for Emergency Medical Care – Matt Welsh, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Mark Gaynor, Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Management and Steve Moulton, M.D., Boston University Medical Center