Harnessing the Power of 5G, Edge Computing & AI/ML for Industrial IoT Applications
Mallik Tatipamula – CTO of Ericsson Group Function Technologies and Architectures
ABSTRACT: This session begins with an update on 5G technology, standards and global network rollouts. Then it will present future technology evolution and research challenges at the intersection of “5G, edge computing and AI/ML” for realizing a distributed multi-cloud to address Industrial IoT applications. It will conclude with a discussion on research opportunities over the next decade for 5G as well as early 6G research areas.
Biography: As a CTO of Ericsson Group Function Technologies and Architectures, Dr. Mallik Tatipamula leads the evolution of Ericsson’s technology, and champions the company’s next phase of innovation and growth driven by 5G Distributed Multi-Cloud Deployments. He also leads O-RAN and early 6G technology efforts. Prior to Ericsson, he held several leadership positions at F5 networks, Juniper networks, Cisco, Motorola, Nortel, and the Indian Institute of Technology (Chennai). During 30 years of professional career, he has played a unique leadership role in delivering industry’s most powerful innovations, standards contributions, products/solutions, and early real-world deployments, working with telecom operators as well as academia, to accelerate the architectural transitions in the telecom industry. He has identified strategic opportunities and implemented programs with a multi-billion dollars impact, launching over 50 products/solutions that are deployed in global telecom networks to enable major network transitions from 2G to 5G. Since 2011, he has been a visiting professor at King’s College London, where world’s first 5G network was demonstrated together with Ericsson and Vodafone. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) and The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET, UK). He received several awards, including “Univ. of California, Berkeley’s Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation Award,” the “CTO/Technologist of the year” award by World Communications Awards, the “IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Industry Leader Award,” the “IET Achievement medal in telecommunications”, and and the “CTO of the year from Silicon Valley Business Journal (2019-2020)”.
He has a Ph.D. in Information and Communications Engineering from the Univ. of Tokyo, Japan, a Master’s degree in Communication Systems from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India, and a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from NIT, Warangal, India. He mentored over 100 undergrad/graduate students, delivered 400+ keynote/invited talks, co-authored 2 books, 100+ publications/patents, and served on 40+ IEEE conferences committees. He has been involved in developing industry-academia partnerships in Canada, US, UK and India and serves on several advisory boards including Global Semiconductor Alliance, Gartner/Evanta CIO Council, London Digital Twin Research Center, and the Center for Growth Markets at Univ. of California, Berkeley.
Hosts: Bhaskar Krishnamachari and Pierluigi Nuzzo
Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things (CCI) http://cci.usc.edu
Ming Hsieh Institute for Electrical and Computer Engineering (MHI) http://mhi.usc.edu