TCF is a member of the
NJ Makers Day Partnership
Saturday, March 18 2017
9 AM to 5 PM
The theme of TCF 2017 will be Autonomous Vehicles
Prof. Raj Rajkumar is the George Westinghouse Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. He directs a number of labs at CMU, including the newly established University Transportation Center on Technologies for Safe and Efficient Transportation. He was co-director of the lab that created the Autonomous Cadillac, which completed 33-miles through high-traffic suburban thoroughfares and two interstate highways. He led the Systems Engineering Group for Tartan Racing, the winner of the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge, a high profile autonomous vehicle competition.
He has served as the Program Chair and/or General Chair of nine international ACM/IEEE conferences on real-time systems (RTSS, RTAS), sensor networks (IPSN, INSS), cyber-physical systems (ICCPS) and multimedia computing/networking (MMCN). He has authored one book, edited another book, holds one US patent, and has more than 160 publications in peer-reviewed forums. Six of these publications have received Best Paper Awards. He has given several keynotes and distinguished lectures at several conferences and universities. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, was selected as a Distinguished Engineer by the Association for Computing Machinery in 2007, and was given an Outstanding Technical Achievement and Leadership Award by the IEEE Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems. Prof. Rajkumar’s work has influenced many commercial operating systems. He is the primary founder of Pittsburgh-based TimeSys Corporation, a vendor of embedded real-time Linux products and services. His research interests include all aspects of cyber-physical systems.
- an array of talks on hot topics of general interest in computing, Internet and technology
- themed workshops and hands-on educational sessions
- a vendor hall with an assortment of cool stuff, and tech bargains
- keynote address and concluding banquet
The 2016 TCF was a resounding success by all accounts. This was the 41st annual festival, which makes it the oldest computer festival in the world! The TCF included a number of activities, including interesting talks, educational sessions on hot topics like cloud computing, robotics and 3D printing, a keynote address and concluding banquet. It also included a vendor hall with an assortment of cool stuff and bargains.
We thank all those who volunteered their time and effort to produce a great festival. And we thank the hundreds of attendees who joined us for this memorable event.
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