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Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data Analytics in IoTs

Release time:June 5, 2017 / Siying He

Topic:Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data Analytics in IoTs      

Speaker:Professor Ji Zhang, PhD, the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Australia      

Date:June 6,14:30-16:00      

Venue:New Main Building, D1103        

 

Abstract:      

The Internet of Things (IoT), like Big Data, has transitioned from marketing term to valuable technology, and has started to play an increasingly important role in many important applications nowadays in our life. In this talk, I will cover the history, development and key enabling techniques of IoT. I will also present some of the recent research projects and results of our team in big data analytics in IOT including outlier detection in large streaming data and IoT-enabled telehealth informatics.      

 

Bio of the Speaker:      

Prof. Ji Zhang is currently a A/Prof, Reader (Equivalent to Professor in the US universities) in Computer Science, a PhD supervisor and the leader of the research group on data engineering and big data analytics at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Australia. Prof. Zhang is an IEEE Senior Member, Australian Endeavour Fellow, Queensland Fellow and Izaak Walton Killam Fellow (Canada) and the recipient of the USQ Research Excellence Award in 2011. He served the Principal Advisor for Research in Division of ICT Services, USQ from 2010-2013. He was a Research Fellow in CSIRO ICT Center, Australia from 2008 to 2009. He received his degree of Ph.D. from the Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University, Canada in 2008.  Prof. Zhang's research interests include knowledge discovery and data mining (KDD), Big Data analytics, bioinformatics, information privacy and security, and health informatics. He has published over 100 papers, some appearing in top-tier international journals including IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC), Information Sciences, Knowledge-based Systems, WWW Journal, Bioinformatics, Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), Soft Computing, Journal of Database Management and Journal of Intelligent Information Systems (JIIS) and international conferences such as VLDB, ACM CIKM, ACM SIGKDD, IEEE ICDE, IEEE ICDM, WWW, DASFAA, PAKDD, DEXA and DaWak. He has also authored 1 monograph and 6 book chapters. Prof. Zhang is holding a patent with CSIRO, Australia.    

 

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