NIST Global City Teams Challenge at N&T COI Meeting
Invited Speaker: Dr. Sokwoo Rhee, Associate Director of Cyber-Physical Systems Program, NIST
Join ACT-IAC’s Networks and Telecommunications (N&T) Community of Interest and the Federal Insights Exchange (FIE) for an informative and engaging discussion with Dr. Sokwoo Rhee, Associate Director of Cyber-Physical Systems Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Dr. Rhee will participate in a lively and interactive “fireside chat” session facilitated by Pete Tseronis, Founder of Dots and Bridges LLC. Dr. Rhee will speak to the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC), standards-based solutions leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), and the ultimate goal to improve citizen services, promote economic growth, and enhance the quality of life.
At the meeting, also hear from the N&T COI leaders about their projects and activities and how you can be involved.
About the Speaker
Dr. Sokwoo Rhee is Associate Director of Cyber-Physical Systems Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He is currently leading the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) which aims to create a replicable and scalable model for collaborative incubation and deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) solutions to improve the quality of life in smart cities around the world. He previously served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow on CPS, a program by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. During his fellowship, he co-led the SmartAmerica Challenge, which brought together IoT technologies and CPS across the nation to demonstrate how they can provide concrete examples of the socio-economic benefits. Prior to joining US government, he was Co-founder and CTO of Millennial Net, Inc., which was one of the first to successfully commercialize low-power wireless mesh/sensor network and Internet of Things technology from academia. His work and achievements have been recognized through awards including MIT Technology Review’s Top Innovators under 35 and Red Herring’s Top 5 Innovators. He holds more than a dozen US and International patents and numerous publications on wireless networks, biomedical sensors and embedded systems. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
500 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20024
Detailed directions are available here. You are strongly encouraged to review these prior to the meeting as the L'Enfant Plaza area is complex and directions vary if you're arriving by Metro, taxi, or driving.
Attendees will need to present a photo ID (such as Driver's License or Passport) to enter the Noblis office. For US Citizens only. Coffee is available at the L'Enfant Food Court (Starbucks, Panera, etc.)