Amrita Wireless Center for Networks & Applications (AmritaWNA), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus (Kollam), organized a one day workshop on “Opportunistic Mobile Networks” on April 9, 2017. This workshop was organized for to PG students, research scholars and faculty members working in the areas of mobile computing, and Wireless Networks and Data Networking.
Dr. Sudip Misra, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, delivered the keynote lecture on Opportunistic Mobile Networks: Challenges and Research Trends. He covered topics such as Delay Tolerant Networks, sub-classes of DTNs, research trends and challenges, message transfer and routing in Opportunistic Mobile Networks. He also discussed various aspects of OMNs such as cooperation and human mobility characteristics.
Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Director and Professor, Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications (AmritaWNA), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, delivered a lecture on the topic, IoT and its Application, with focus on research at AmritaWNA. She discussed the importance of IoT for the various research at WNA and IoT framework disaster management for the various projects at AmritaWNA.
AmritaWNA students presented their posters to the speakers and participants of the workshop.
Mr. Barun Kumar Sha, a postgraduate from IIT-Kharagpur, conducted hands-on session on ONE simulator. The focus of this hands-on workshop was on the ONE network simulator that could be used to implement and simulate several real world scenarios which involve Delay Tolerant Routing and mobility models.