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IoT World Careers Fair
Santa Clara Convention Center

Shivakumar Mathapathi
Adjunct Faculty at Multiple Universities


Shivakumar Mathapathi is an adjunct faculty member at multiple universities including the University of California San Diego, Sonoma State University, Santa Clara University, and he is also teaching at regional community academia including ethnically diverse institutions such as Ohlone and De-Anza College in California.

Shivakumar has been a passionate educator for nearly 25 years of industry experience with a strong desire to help students recognize the connection between learning and Industry needs. He is an accomplished researcher and a co-founder of Dew Mobility Incorporated and Xtrans Solutions (P) Limited. His teaching and research areas include the internet of things, machine learning, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and Blockchain. He has also authored numerous articles published in prestigious journals, including IEEE, and various conferences, such as NIST Smart City projects.

He is the co-founder of Xtrans, which is a leading company in establishing center of excellence (CoE) to assist higher education to educate their students about the next generation internet research and development (R&D) programs.

Shivakumar is also a team lead of the education cluster at the Global City Team Challenge project in collaboration with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Under the U.S Department of Commerce. He is the key contributor in creating tutorials, workshop and practice use cases for smart cities. The workshop also discusses about IoT standards and protocol which would help; community partners and city/municipality staff to get familiar with national as well as international IoT standards.