Rath Vannithamby received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees in EE from the University of Toronto, Canada. He is a senior research scientist in Intel Labs, Intel Corporation, USA responsible for next gen wireless systems research. He is a three times recipient of Intel Top Inventor award, in 2015, 2017 and 2019. Previously, he was a researcher at Ericsson, USA. He is an IEEE Fellow. He was an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer during 2014-2017. He has published over 70 journal/conference papers and has over 300 patents granted/pending. He is an editor of three books on 5G. Dr. Vannithamby is currently the Editor-in-Chief for IEEE IoT Magazine. He has served as an associate editor for Journal of IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials and IEEE IoT Journal in the past. He is currently serving as a member of the board of directors for IEEE ComSoc Magazine Board, and Industrial Community Board. He has co-chaired several workshops on 5G and IoT in IEEE ICC and Globecom conferences. He has given tutorials and hosted panels on 3G/4G/5G topics in numerous venues in IEEE conferences. His research interests are in the area of Next Gen wireless systems including cellular and WiFi evolutions, IoT, Joint computer-communication resource allocation and Edge networking.
Intel Labs, Intel Corporation, USA