Distinguished lecture series: Is There a Case for 6G?

15 June 2021, 9.00 AM - 15 June 2021, 10.30 AM

Online, details below

Speaker: Professor Dimitra Simeonidou

Talk Title: Is There a Case for 6G?

Abstract This talk will discuss key drivers, if any, for evolution to the next generation of mobile networks, 6G. I will address the need for step change in performance and technological innovation. I will also discuss trends towards new business models and alternative supply chain. Last but not least, I will focus on the urgency to contribute towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) including climate change, reduction in poverty and inequality, improvements in public safety and privacy and managing expanding urbanization. 


Dimitra Simeonidou FREng, FIEEE, Royal Society Wolfson Scholar. Dimitra is a Full Professor at the University of Bristol, the Co-Director of the Bristol Digital Futures Institute and the Director of Smart Internet Lab. Her research is focusing in the fields of high performance networks, programmable networks, wireless-optical convergence, 5G/B5G and smart city infrastructures. She is increasingly working with Social Sciences on topics of digital transformation for society and businesses. Dimitra has been the Technical Architect and the CTO of the smart city project Bristol Is Open. She is currently leading the Bristol City/Region 5G urban pilots. She is the author and co-author of over 600 publications, numerous patents and several major contributions to  standards. She has been co-founder of two spin-out companies, the latest being the University of Bristol VC funded spin-out Zeetta Networks, http://www.zeetta.com, delivering SDN solutions for enterprise and emergency networks 

Contact information

Organizer: Prof. Biswanath Mukherjee and Prof. Gangxiang Shen (ontc@comsoc.org)

Time: 16:00-17:30, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (Beijing Time) (0900 - 1030 BST)

VooV meeting ID:286 380 818


Bilibili Live Room ID: 22451416


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