ISSNIP Visitors 2006

International Visitors

Prof Havinga (UTwente, The Netherlands)
Prof Stuart Milner (University of Maryland, USA)
Prof Mohan Kumar (University of Texas, USA)
Prof Mihaela Ulieru (University of New Brunswick, Canada)
Prof H Weghorn (University of Stuttgart BA, Germany)
Associate Prof K T Ko (City University of Hong Kong, China)
Prof Jim Bezdek (University of West Florida, USA)
Dr Takuya Ito (Tohoku University, Japan)
Prof Sushil Prasad (Georgia State University, USA)
Supriyo Chatterjea (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Avinash Sridharan (University of Southern California, USA)
Dr Andrew Brooks (University of California, Santa Barabara, USA)
Pi-Jen Liu (National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan)
Associate Prof Tung-Fung Fan (NMMBA, Taiwan)
Prof Ramesh (GM Labs, Bangalore, India)
Associate Prof Chee Kheong Siew (Nanyang Technical University, Singapore)
Dr Sammy Chan (City University Of Hong Kong, China)
Dr Zvi Rosberg (Ben Gurion University, Haifa, Israel)
Prof Sharat Chandran (Indian Institute Of Technology, Mumbai, India)
Liansheng Tan (Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China)

Australian Exchange Visits:

Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan (RMIT University, Australia)
Ganesh Naik (RMIT University, Australia) 

2006 Distinguished Visitor Seminars:

Professor T Dallessio from University de Roma, Rome, Italy

Professor Dallessio visited Melbourne during January 2006 as guest of Ass/Prof Dinesh Kant Kumar (RMIT University) funded by the University of Roma Tri, Italy. The visit included the presentation of a seminar on  Human Movement Sensing without Markers  at RMIT University.
Professor H Weghorn form University of Stuttgart BA, Germany

Visited Melbourne during April 2006 as a guest of A/Professor Dinesh Kant Kumar (RMIT University) jointly funded by University of Stuttgart BA and ISSNIP, Professor Weghorn presented a seminar titled  Wireless sensors from simple mobile phones  at RMIT University.
Associate Professor K T KO from City  University of Hong Kong

Professor Ko undertook an 8 week study visit at The University of Melbourne from 3rd July to 24th August 2006, sponsored by ISSNIP.  The main collaborators were Professor Zukerman of The University of Melbourne together with NICTA researchers. 

Professor Mihaela Ulieru from University of New Brunswick, Canada

Professor Ulieru is a Canada Research Chair, Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science and Director of the Adaptive Risk Management Laboratory at The University of New Brunswick, Canada.  As an invited guest of Ass/Prof Dinesh Kant Kumar (RMIT University), Professor Ulieru undertook collaborative research during her December visit, networking with researchers and students in Melbourne and Sydney giving invited lectures and seminars on Risk issues and risk management for sensors and sensor networks.

Professor Stuart Milner from University of Maryland, USA

Professor Stuart Milner is visiting Australia as a guest of A/Professor Palaniswami at the University of Melbourne, during December 2006 and January 2007.  Supported by ISSNIP. Professor Milner also made valuable contributions ISSNIP events as an invited speaker at ATNAC 2006, the Workshop on Distributed Sensor Networks, the ISSNIP Summer School, the DASP conference as well as offering feedback and guidance to young researchers at the ECR Workshop on Sensor Networks.

Professor Mohan Kumar from University of Texas, Arlington, USA

Professor Mohan Kumar also visited Australia as a guest of Ass/Prof Palaniswami, as key speaker at the Workshop on Sensor Networks and also the ISSNIP Summer School. In addition Professor Kumar also attended the ISSNIP ISAC meeting. 

Dr Alison Burdett from Toumaz Technologies, UK

Dr Alison Burdett visited Australia as a guest of Dr Vijay Sivaraman (UNSW) as keynote speaker for the Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks in Biomedicine. 

Professor Sushil K. Prasad from Georgia State of University, Atlanta, USA

Professor Prasad undertook a two-month research visit to the University of Melbourne, Australia, during summer 2006 to collaborate with Professor Buyya on Grid and Mobile Computing research, with Professor Palaniswami on Sensor Networks, and with NICTA. Professor Prasad gave a series of talks to the Grid Computing group at University of Melbourne on Parallel Algorithms and Data Structures, and on Middlewares.

Bruce Hemingway from the University of Washington, USA

Bruce Hemingway was an ISSNIP visitor during December 2006, giving a keynote talk at ATNAC where he presented an overview and demonstration of his novel, project based, undergraduate learning program about Wireless Sensor Networks. He also conducted an ISSNIP workshop  Introduction to Sensor Networks  also going through designs being undertaken with a prototype mote under development by Intel.

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