Book launched on Wireless Networks and Industrial IoT

Wed 24 Jun 2020 12:15

Prof. Mikael Gidlund at STC now launches a book on "Wireless Networks and Industrial IoT" togehter with three well-recognized experts from both academia and industry.

Mikael Gidlund launches new book

The book "Wireless Networks and Industrial IoT" presents a comprehensive guide to concepts and research challenges in wireless networking for Industrial IoT. It includes an introduction and overview of such topics as 3GPP standardization for Industrial IoT, Time Sensitive Networking, system dependability over wireless networks, energy-efficient wireless networks, IoT security, ML/AI for Industrial IoT and connected transportation systems. Features contributions by well-recognized experts from both academia and industry.

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The book is edit by: Mahmood, N.H., Marchenko, N., Gidlund, M., Popovski, P.

Nurul Huda Mahmood was born in Bangladesh. He received the Ph.D. degree in Communications Theory from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway in 2013. From 2012 - 2018, Nurul was with the Wireless Communication Networks (WCN) section at Aalborg University (AAU) involved in teaching and research activities, where he last held the position of an Associate Professor. He also served as an external research contractor with Nokia Bell Labs in Aalborg during his stay at AAU. Currently Nurul is a Senior Research Fellow at Center for Wireless Communication (CWC), University of Oulu, where he is part of the Machine-type Wireless Communications research group and involved in the 6G Flagship program. He has authored/co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and holds about 10 patents and patent applications. Nurul Huda's research interests include resource optimization techniques with focus on URLLC, and modelling and performance analysis of wireless communication systems.

Mikael Gidlund received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, Sweden, in 2000 and 2005, respectively. In 2005, he was a Visiting Researcher with the Department of Informatics, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway. From 2006 to 2007, he was a Research Engineer and a Project Manager with Acreo AB, Kista, Sweden, where he was responsible for wireless broadband communication. From 2007 to 2008, he was a Senior Specialist and a Project Manager with Nera Networks AS, Bergen, where he was responsible for next-generation IP-based radio solutions. From 2008 to 2013, he was a Senior Principal Scientist and a Global Research Area Coordinator of wireless technologies with ABB Corporate Research, Västerås, Sweden, where he was responsible for technology and strategy plans, standardization, and innovation in the wireless automation area. He has pioneered the area of industrial wireless sensor network. Since 2014, he has been a Full Professor of computer engineering with Mid Sweden University. He has authored or co-authored over 100 scientific publications in refereed journals and conferences. He holds over 20 patents (granted and pending applications) in the area of wireless communications. His current research interests include wireless communication and networks, wireless sensor networks, medium access protocols, and security. Dr. Gidlund received the Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Industrial IT in 2014. He is currently the Vice-Chair of the IEEE IES Technical committee on Cloud and Wireless Systems for Industrial Applications. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTION ON INDUSTRIAL INFORMATICS, Journal of Information Processing Systems and area editor for SENSORS (MDPI).


Nikolaj Marchenko acquired his PhD in Information Technology from University of Klagenfurt, Austria, and his Diploma Degree in Computer Engineering from RWTH University Aachen, Germany. He currently works as Research Engineer at Robert Bosch GmbH, Renningen, Germany. His main research focus is on IoT and Wireless Communication for Industry 4.0, in particular on low-latency and high reliability control traffic and its integration with 5G networks.

Petar Popovski is a Professor of Wireless Communications with Aalborg University. He received his Dipl. Ing and Magist. Ing. degrees in communication engineering from the University of Sts. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje and the Ph.D. degree from Aalborg University in 2005. He has over 300 publications in journals, conference proceedings, and edited books. He is featured in the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2018, compiled by Web of Science. He holds over 30 patents and patent applications. Prof. Popovski is a Fellow of IEEE. He received an ERC Consolidator Grant (2015), the Danish Elite Researcher award (2016), IEEE Fred W. Ellersick prize (2016) and IEEE Stephen O. Rice prize (2018). He is currently a Member at Large at the Board of Governors in IEEE Communication Society. Prof. Popovski is a Steering Committee Member of IEEE SmartGridComm and IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GREEN COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING. He previously served as a Steering Committee Member of the IEEE INTERNET OF THINGS JOURNAL. He is currently an Area Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS. Prof. Popovski is the General Chair for IEEE SmartGridComm 2018 and IEEE Communication Theory Workshop 2019. His research interests are in the area of wireless communication and communication theory.


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