Update on VANET Research at MDX Wed 16 Nov, 2-3pm in Comm Rm 3, Town Hall

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Dear all

We would like to update you on the recent developments in the VANET Research that we are doing here at MDX.

We therefore invite you to a meeting:

When:   Wednesday 16th November from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Where:  Committee Room 3 in the Town Hall

In brief, we have implemented the MDX VANET Testbed on the Hendon Campus: see www.vanet.mdx.ac.uk. This testbed is about to be extended to cover the section of A41 (Watford Way) behind the Campus.

In addition, working along with the Centre for Telecommunications Research (CTR) at Kings College London (KCL), we have managed to secure a grant from the Department for Transport (DfT) to build a new VANET Testbed in Central London along the Strand where KCL is located. This Central London Testbed (CLT) will be connected to our MDX  VANET Testbed using Software Defined Networking (SDN) via the JANET network to form a Federated VANET Cloud System. This system will allow us to do VANET experiments in two different environments.

We hope to see you at the meeting.

Kindest Regards

Dr Glenford Mapp (Associate Professor)

Head of VANET Research Group @MDX

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Arindam Ghosh

PhD Researcher in School of Science & Technology (SAT) at Middlesex University
Dr Arindam Ghosh received his BSc. (First Class Honours) degree in Computer Science from University of Kent (UKC) Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom, in 2007 with distinction in his final year project. He was with Cisco Systems, in Reading, UK, (2007–2008), working as a year in industry placement as an intern. He received his M.Sc. degree in Computer Networks Management (with Distinction) from Middlesex University London, in 2009. In the year 2016, he received his Ph.D. degree in Vehicular Communication Networks at the Department of Computer Science, Middlesex University, London. Dr Ghosh is a distinguished member of several Professional Bodies in the UK, such as the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Bristish Computer Society (BCS) - (The Chartered Institute for IT). Dr Ghosh has also been awarded a Chartered Engineer (CEng) from the Engineering Council (the British regulatory body for engineers). He has also been the Principal Investigator (PI) for various UK Government funded projects which recieved grant funding from the Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL). His research interests include investigating prediction techniques for proactive handover approaches in Vehicular Ad hoc Networks (VANETs) for Ubiquitous Communication for DSRC radios in Vehicular Communications.