Bhubaneswaar:18/8/17: India has the potential to lead the global technology revolution as the world stared at mind-boggling possibilities involving developments in the field of information and communication, said internationally renowned researcher and Professor of Future Technologies at Aarhus University, Denmark, Prof. Ramjee Prasad.
“We have the wisdom and talent and if we take the leadership in global technology, India can be at the top,” Prof. Prasad said at the inauguration of the two-day 29th GISFI Standardisation Series Meeting and IEEE 5G Summit at the SOA University here.
Prof. Prasad, who is also the President of Global ICT Standardisation Forum for India (GISFI) and Founder President of CTIF Global Capsule (CGC), said while scientists were working on the fifth generation or 5G cellular communication technology expected to be available for use by 2020, he was looking forward to a global era in future wireless communication which could revolutionize life beyond 2050. SOA University would have a significant role to play in the development of future wireless communication, he said.
Prof. Amit Banerjee, Vice-Chancellor of SOA University, presided over the program which was also addressed by Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Nalco.
While Prof. Seshadri Mohan of the Systems Engineering Department of University of Arkansas, USA, delivered the keynote address, the session had Mr. Tom Sebastian of Innovation Centre, Denmark, Prof. Damodar Acharya, Chairman of the Advisory Board of SOA University and General Chair, Prof. B.P.Sinha of SOA University and Technical Program Committee Chair and Prof. Srikanta Patnaik, Convenor of the Organising Committee as speakers.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was also signed between SOA University and CTIF Global Capsule to collaborate in academic programs in instruction, research and faculty development.
Prof. Prasad spoke of a novel concept, known as ‘Knowledge Home’, involving the ability of identifying different human senses and feelings and transmitting them through wireless communication technology.