Next Generation Emerging Technologies – Professor Nik Bessis

16th Mar 2017, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Edge Hill University

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Next Generation Emerging Technologies

Everything from social media to investigations into the building blocks of the universe has harnessed the power of computational resources and services through the Internet – but what does the future hold?

Professor Nik Bessis will provide a retrospective analysis of the Internet and WWW evolution to the current state-of-the-art in Cloud Computing, Big Data and Internet of Things (IoTs). Nik will focus on issues related to dynamic resource provisioning; data push; social graphs for big data analytics and inter-clouds.

Professor Bessis joined Edge Hill University in September 2015 as Head of Computer Science. Prior to that, he was a Professor and the Director of Distributed and Intelligent Systems (DISYS) research centre at the University of Derby.

Professor Bessis has completed projects worth over £7m and has chaired over 40 international events. Nik is the International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies (IJDST) founding Editor-in-Chief. He has won four awards for ‘best paper’ and published over 260 works. His latest edited book in Big Data and IoTs has over 77,000 downloads and has ranked as number 25 in Amazon Computer Science/Artificial Intelligence books.