Dr Fahim Kawsar leads the Pervasive Systems research at Bell Labs & holds a Design United Professorship at TU Delft. His current research explores novel algorithms & system design techniques to build transformative multi-sensory systems . He borrows tenets from Social Psychology, learns from Behavioural Economics & applies Computer Science methods to drive his research. He is a frequent keynote, panel & tutorial speaker, hold 15+ patents, organised & chaired numerous conferences, (co-)authored 100+ publications & had projects commissioned. He is a former Microsoft Research Fellow & has worked before at Lancaster University. His work & publications can be viewed at  http://www.fahim-kawsar.net.

Building systems that are cute or good to have, but which are rarely useful, don’t tend to solve real human problems

Fahim Kawsar – Internet of Things Research