Power Unplugged: Connected Devices, No Batteries Required

Shyam Gollakota, University of Washington

Will the discovery of smarter ways to power our connected environments help drive ubiquity of the IoT?

Shyam Gollakota, Assistant Professor, University of Washington

Shyam Gollakota is an assistant professor in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. His research focuses on the technical innovations required to accelerate the deployment of Internet-of-Things, delivering solutions for providing power to devices without batteries. Shyam is a member of the 2014 class of MIT Technology Review’s Innovators Under 35 list. He received his Ph.D. in EECS at MIT, and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Madras.


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