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Internet of Things

Major

The Internet of Things consists of sensors that collect data, communication networks for data transmission and data analytics applications for evaluating data and making decision. The major will cover these three key aspects of IoT by combining the study of telecommunications, electrical and computer engineering, with an emphasis on wireless communications, networks, sensor devices, data technologies and its applications in smart grids and critical infrastructure. The new major aims to offer a comprehensive program with state of the art IoT technologies and students can engage in the creative development of the innovative Internet of Things.

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Connected smart objects, platforms and environments have been identified as the next big technology development enabling significant society changes and economic growth, at a predicted annual rate of 20%. The entire physical world will be connected to the Internet. The intelligent network for automatic interaction and processing between objects and environments, referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT), will become an inherent part of areas such as electricity, transportation, industrial control, retail, utilities management, healthcare, water resources management and mining. It is predicted by the end of this decade, there will be trillions devices deployed worldwide. Its great market potential is attracting investments from governments, telecom operators, manufacturers and industry users.

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