Dr. Ovidiu Vermesan holds a Ph.D. degree in microelectronics and a Master of International Business (MIB) degree. He is Chief Scientist at SINTEF Information and Communication Technology, Oslo, Norway. He is currently working with projects addressing nanoelectronics integrated systems, communication and cyber-physical systems, integrated sensors, wireless identifiable systems for future Internet of Things architectures with applications in green automotive, internet of energy, healthcare, oil and gas, energy efficiency in buildings and smart cities.
He has authored or co-authored over 75 technical articles and conference papers. He is actively involved in the activities of the new Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership (ECSEL) Joint Technology Initiative (JTI). He coordinated and managed various national and international/EU projects related to integrated electronics. Dr. Vermesan is the coordinator of the IoT European Research Cluster (IERC) of the European Commission, actively participated in projects related to Internet of Things.