UW IoT Webinars

Discover a wealth of best practices and knowledge on innovative IoT and data analytics related technologies through our live and recorded webinars.

Upcoming UW IoT Industry Webinar

“Risk-Based, Investment Analysis for Condition Monitoring Systems in Manufacturing”
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Presenter: Medhi Dadfarnia, Research Engineer – National Institute of Standards and Technology

When: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Friday, January 22nd.

Questions: Please send all inquiries to iotcenterevents@engr.wisc.edu

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November 11, 2020 Webinar

 “Enhancing Mercury Marine’s Manufacturing Operations With IIOT”
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Presenter: Praveen Sreedhar, Digital Solutions Manager and Subhrajit Bhowmik, IoT Architect
Mercury Marine Digital Services

The webinar session reviewed Mercury’s IIOT solution and how the data is collected, staged, processed, and presented to manufacturing operators for early detection of defective parts & reduce unplanned downtime.

IoT members can access recorded webinars and materials by emailing iotcenterevents@engr.wisc.edu.

October 6, 2020 Webinar

“Implementation and Validation of AI-Driven Solutions for IoT Systems:
Applications to Smart and Connected Vehicles”
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Presenter: Professor Abdallah Chehade

The webinar conducted by Dr. Chehade discussed the challenges and effective implementations of AI-driven solutions for multiple use-cases of smart and connected vehicles.

IoT members can access recorded webinars and materials by emailing iotcenterevents@engr.wisc.edu.

August 5, 2020 Webinar

“Security and Privacy Challenges of User-Device Interactions in the Internet of Things”
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Presenter: Professor Kassem Fawaz

In this webinar, Dr. Fawaz discussed new security and privacy challenges resulting from the ever-evolving interactions with IoT devices.

IoT members can access recorded webinars and materials by emailing iotcenterevents@engr.wisc.edu.

June 30, 2020 Webinar

“Supply Chains, Shield Net, and the COVID-19 Pandemic”
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Presenter: Professor Justin Boutilier

In this webinar, supply chain challenges and solutions spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic were discussed.  Discussion topics covered COVID-19, health system and supply chain challenges, and UW-Madison’s Shield Net Project.

IoT members can access recorded webinars and materials by emailing iotcenterevents@engr.wisc.edu.

June 3, 2020 Webinar

 “Bringing an IoT Solution to Market”
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Presenter: David Webber, PhD, Chief Scientist & CTO – Scanalytics Inc.

In this webinar, attendees learned how Scanalytics Inc. brought their IoT solution for use in the commercial environment from a lab prototype to their customers. Starting with the basics, attendees received an overview of the tiers of an IoT sensor system, a robust data stream, and a cloud computing architecture that can scale to meet customer and business needs well into the future.

IoT members can access recorded webinars and materials by emailing iotcenterevents@engr.wisc.edu.

April 28, 2020 Webinar

Introduction to UW IoT Center In-House Software
“Smart Industrial Data Analyzer (SIDA)”
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Presenter: Shiyu Zhou, IoT Center Director, ISyE Professor – UW-Madison

This webinar introduced the architecture and functionalities of the UW IoT Center’s in-house software, Smart Industrial Data Analyzer (SIDA), which is currently under development.  SIDA has a convenient graphics user interface and an open architecture. Third-party source codes in various languages such as R and Python can be easily integrated in the SIDA environment. Currently, two functional modules are available: (1) system degradation health index based on multiple sensor fusion, and (2) event log analyzer. SIDA will be free of charge to IoT members and further functionalities can be added according to member companies’ request.

IoT members can access recorded webinars and materials by emailing iotcenterevents@engr.wisc.edu.

April 22, 2020 Webinar

“Securing the Industrial Internet of Things – a ‘Defense in Depth Strategy’ for Manufacturers”
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Presenter: Chuck Tommey, IT/OT Consultant – Siemens 

This webinar demonstrated Siemens’ “Defense-in-Depth” network security strategy by creating multiple independent security layers. The webinar also provided successful use cases of this strategy at one of their U.S. manufacturing facilities.

IoT members can access recorded webinars and materials by emailing iotcenterevents@engr.wisc.edu.

March 2020 Webinar

“Industrial Internet and Case Studies in Smart Manufacturing”
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The webinar “Industrial Internet and Case Studies in Smart Manufacturing” was instructed by Virginia Tech Professor Ran Jin. Dr. Jin introduced the audience to industrial internet and provided successful examples of industrial internet being used in manufacturing.

IoT members can access recorded webinars and materials by emailing iotcenterevents@engr.wisc.edu.

February 2020 Webinar

“Anomaly Detection and Fault Diagnosis”
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Presenter: Kaibo Liu, IoT Center Director, ISyE Professor – UW-Madison

The “Anomaly Detection and Fault Diagnosis” webinar by Professor Kaibo Liu taught IoT members several anomaly detection techniques, including control chart for the univariate process, CUSUM and EWMA for detecting small shifts, risk-adjusted control charts, control chart for the multivariate process, causation-based SPC charts and extension, and cutting-edge techniques for online monitoring of big data streams. A variety of real examples and applications were covered during the session.

IoT members can access recorded webinars and materials by emailing iotcenterevents@engr.wisc.edu.

December 2019 Webinar

“Start Deep Learning with Python through Google Colab”
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Instructor: Shiyu Zhou, IoT Center Director, ISyE Professor – UW-Madison

The webinar introduced the audience to the basics of Python programming and Keras package in Python. Google Colab was used as the platform to make these introductions.

IoT members can access recorded webinars and materials by emailing iotcenterevents@engr.wisc.edu.