Professor Raj Jain

Talk: Recent Networking Developments for IoT: What’s In What’s Out
Abstract: Internet of Things (IoT) is currently at the peak of deployment with investments from corporations. The key areas of research in IoT including security will be discussed. In particular, IoT has led to increased use of cloud computing and multi-cloud computing. Recent developments in networking for managing such globally distributed multi-cloud applications will be presented. These include micro-clouds, edge computing, micro-services, containerization, blockchains, and AI. These trends and their impact on networking research along several related myths and issues will be discussed in this talk.
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Speaker's Bio

Raj Jain is currently the Barbara J. and Jerome R. Cox, Jr., Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Jain is a Life Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of ACM, a Fellow of AAAS, a recipient of 2018 James B. Eads Award from St. Louis Academy of Science, 2017 ACM SIGCOMM Life-Time Achievement Award. Previously, he was one of the Co-founders of Nayna Networks, Inc., a Senior Consulting Engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation in Littleton, Mass and then a professor of Computer and Information Sciences at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. With 30,000+ citations according to Google Scholar, he is one of the most cited authors in computer science. Further information is at